The RiverRun International Film Festival, based in Winston-Salem, NC, is one of the premier film festivals in the southeastern United States.  The 2017 festival dates will be March 30-April 9, 2017.

RiverRun Announces New Executive Director

RiverRun International Film Festival is pleased to announce that Rob Davis has been selected as the new executive director for RiverRun. Davis will relocate to Winston-Salem from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he was Chief Development Officer for American Public Media’s Classical South Florida (CSF) network of public radio stations for the past five years.

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Arts Council Summer Parks Series – FREE Outdoor Screening at Tanglewood Park 5/15

Join us at Tanglewood Park May 15th for an evening of “Film & Dance” outdoors! As part of the Arts Council Summer Parks Series, RiverRun is presenting a free screening of the 1992 romantic comedy Strictly Ballroom, preceded by a performance by the dance professionals at Fred Astaire Dance studio. Touted as the “Dirty Dancing of Australia,” Strictly Ballroom is a 1992 romantic comedy of a maverick dancer who risks his career by performing an unusual routine and sets out to succeed with a new partner. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. In case of rain, the event will be held at the scheduled time at Hanesbrands Theatre. Stay tuned to our Facebook page for updates! Tanglewood Park 4061 Clemmons Rd Clemmons, NC... read more

RiverRun in the News: “RiverRun Festival Wraps Happy” – Yes! Weekly

“This has been such an incredible 11 days,” said Mary Dossinger.

With Sunday’s closingnight screening of Whit Stillman’s Jane Austen adaptation Love & Friendship, the 18th annual RiverRun International Film Festival came to a close, having screened 166 films – 76 features and 90 shorts, representing 44 countries — during its 11-day run in Winston-Salem.

At the screening, which took place at the ACE Exhibition Complex on the UNCSA campus and was standing-room-only (among those in attendance was Winston-Salem mayor Allen Joines), RiverRun program manager Dossinger expressed her appreciation to the staff, sponsors, volunteers, filmmakers and, perhaps most important, the audiences who came out to support the festival and revel in the magic of movies.

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UPDATE on The Violin Teacher screening for Sunday, 4/17

We want to extend our sincerest apologies once again to the gracious group of patrons who attempted to see 10:00 am screening THE VIOLIN TEACHER this morning, thank you all so much for your understanding and flexibility! We were doubtful at the time that the 12:00 pm show tomorrow (Sunday) would be able to proceed, but have received further updates. To clarify, the 12:00 pm screening for tomorrow WILL go on as scheduled, and tickets are still available. We are so sorry that a technical snafu disrupted your morning but appreciate your understanding. You all... read more

Pitch Fest 2016

Student filmmakers will pitch their ideas for new documentaries to our panel of expert judges at Pitch Fest., Friday, April 15.

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