EDINBURG, RGV – The 5th Annual South Texas International Film Festival starts Sept. 4 and runs four days and nights in Edinburg, Texas.

Pepe Garcia Gilling

The festival will feature over 140 films from more than 20 countries.

STXIFF has won plaudits from as far afield as Japan, with actor, director and writer Takuya Fukushima a big fan.

And Edinburg has been officially recognized as a Film Friendly City.

In this podcast, we preview the festival with Letty Leija, director of the festival, Pepe Garcia Gilling, chairman of the festival, and Magdiel Castle, cultural arts manager for the City of Edinburg.