President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives is credited with bringing democracy to his country. His next challenge is combating a threat that is much harder to control, the possibility of the entire country slowly disappearing under the sea.
The first ever recipients of RIverRun's new award for 2012, the Spark Award, are the phenomenal talents Brady Corbet, David Oyelowo and Amy Seimetz. Click here for full details!
Panels, Panels, Panels
No, not those kind of panels! Check out our slate of fantastic panels and other social gatherings, many of which are free and open to the public, on the Events page.
Saturday Morning Cartoons with Big Bang Boom!
Big Bang Boom will be playing before our Saturday Morning Cartoons programs on April 13th and April 20th at 9:00 am in the Hanesbrands Theatre Lobby! Come check out some fantastic kid-friendly music by Chuck Folds' band (younger brother of Ben Folds), and stay for the films!
Intergalactic Space Party
Featuring DJ SK playing all the music you’d ever want to hear on your road trip to the Moon, this year’s Intergalactic Space Party will help you leave all your earthly cares behind… for at least a couple hours. There will also be a free sci-fi-inspired photobooth by Mobile Photo and a medley of libations available at our cash bar. Tickets are $10.
The RiverRun International Film Festival is proud to announce the launch of our mobile app, RiverRun Film! The app is available now for both iOS and Android devices. Download RiverRun Film today! Click here to download for iPhone. Click here to download for Android.
Actor Paul Schneider comes to RiverRun!
The always impressive Paul Schneider (Bright Star, Lars and the Real Girl, NBC's Parks and Recreation) will be back in Winston-Salem as a special guest of RiverRun this year, and will be honored with the festival's Emerging Master Award in tandem with a screening of his film Bright Staron Saturday, 4/21 at 5:30pm.
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Perhaps you should watch our Festival teaser on Youtube, Dave...
The RiverRun International Film Festival this evening announced the jury and audience awards of the 2013 Festival at the film awards ceremony in Winston-Salem, NC.
Andrew Rodgers, Executive Director of the RiverRun International Film Festival, said, “This year, the films showcased at our Festival reflected diverse stories from around the world, immense talent from directors, many trained in Winston-Salem, and a host of passionate projects that are the jewels of the independent filmmaking community.”