The RiverRun International Film Festival will be back celebrating our 20th anniversary next year April 19-29, 2018. Stay tuned for updates, film submission deadlines, and news on special screenings coming up throughout the next year.
RiverRun is proud to partner with the Greensboro 48 Hour Film Project for an encore screening of this year’s local award-winning short films on Thursday, September 21 at Hanesbrands Theatre in downtown Winston-Salem. The 48 Hour Film Project entails a wild and sleepless weekend in which teams of all ages, numbers and backgrounds create short films–write, shoot, edit and produce–in just 48 hours. Tickets to this screening are only $5, available at the door on the night of the event, and showtime is at 7:30 pm.View More
Alejandro Jodorowsky’s daring and psychedelic films of the early 1970’s, El Topo and The Holy Mountain, cemented his status as the Godfather of the Midnight Movie. Through intimate and honest conversations with Jodorowsky, plus interviews with legends and luminaries including H.R. Giger (artist, Alien), Gary Kurtz (producer, Star Wars) and Nicolas Winding Refn (director, Drive and Valhalla Rising), this film finally unearths the full saga of “the greatest movie never made.” Tickets are $8.View More
Our newly forged RiverRun Retro series will team with the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Arts to present our first collaborative “Controversial Classic.” On Friday June 23, the 1964 classic The Night of the Iguana, starring Smithfield, North Carolina native and Hollywood icon Ava Gardner, will be screened at SECCA.View More
The RiverRun International Film Festival, based in Winston-Salem, NC, is one of the premier film festivals in the southeastern United States. The 2018 festival dates will be April 19-29, 2018.