A recently laid-off high-school music teacher embarks on a cathartic solo backpacking adventure along Kentucky’s Sheltowee Trace Trail, seeking to rediscover a lost sense of personal fulfillment. UNCSA alum Martha Stephens (Passenger Pigeons) returns to RiverRun with her quietly...
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.
RiverRun's 2013 Spark Award honorees are the phenomenal talents Madeleine Martin, Terence Nance and Anna Margaret Hollyman. Click here for full details!
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!
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.
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.
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RiverRun has gone Mobile!
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.
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!
We have some sad news to report. Lucy Cabarga, a legendary booster of Mexican cinema and a long-time friend of RiverRun, passed away yesterday near her home in Cuernavaca. Lucy assisted RiverRun tremendously over the years, attending our fest many times (most recently in 2009), recommending films, providing advice... and helping us develop deep and lasting relationships with some of her country's greatest filmmaking talents.
It's rare that you get a chance to reshoot that awkward family photograph, but RiverRun is giving you all a well deserved do-over on Monday, July 8th. That date heralds the triumphant return of the edgy, irreverent coming of age comedy Picture Day, which won the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature at this year's festival!