Year-round events and screenings

RiverRun Retro: Barbara Stanwyck Film & Book Signing 2/2/17


7:00 p.m., Thursday, February 2, 2017
Hanesbrands Theatre
209 N. Spruce St.
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

RiverRun International Film Festival’s RiverRun Retro presents a film screening of Stella Dallas, starring Barbara Stanwyck, and a discussion with Stanwyck’s biographer, Victoria Wilson, followed by a book signing of her biography, A Life of Barbara Stanwyck Steel – True: 1907 – 1940. The event will take place on Thursday, February 2, 2017, at 7:00 p.m., at Hanesbrands Theatre, located at 209 W. Spruce Street, Winston-Salem.

RiverRun Launches RiverRun Retro November 4th!

RiverRun Retro will be a year-round initiative of RiverRun International Film Festival spotlighting individuals and films that have contributed to the cultural and commercial fabric of motion pictures. By bringing in special guests to discuss their careers, RiverRun Retro will pay tribute to those who have influenced the medium, and audiences will be exposed to fascinating history and backstory of the art form, as a supplement to our annual springtime Festival. The inaugural event, RiverRun Retro: An Evening with Millie Perkins, will take place Friday, November 4, 2016, at Hanesbrands Theatre, featuring special guest Millie Perkins in an on-stage interview by Foster Hirsch. The program will also feature clips from Perkins’ extensive acting career, including her debut role as Anne Frank in The Diary of Anne Frank. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the program will begin at 8:00 p.m., with a reception to follow, featuring beverages from Hoots Beer Co. and McRitchie Winery, along with light hors d’oeuvres from Mooney’s Mediterranean Café. Complimentary tickets are available for students grades K-12 by emailing Tickets for adults are available online at: Millie Perkins is a film and television actress best known for her film debut as Anne Frank in George Stevens’ production of The Diary of Anne Frank (20th Century Fox, 1959). Subsequently, Perkins was placed under contract to Fox, but it was a tumultuous relationship with Perkins being suspended for refusing to appear in Tess of the Storm Country. After appearing as Elvis Presley’s girlfriend in Wild in the Country, Perkins left Fox to appear in Ensign Pulver and Jack Nicholson’s existential Westerns The Shooting and Ride the Whirlwind. More...

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...

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...

“Frankenstein” Double Feature Halloween Jubilee 10/29

Piedmont Wind Symphony, RiverRun International Film Festival, and Hoots Roller Bar & Beer Co. are collaborating for an exciting double feature! Following the performance of “FRANKENSTEIN!” by Piedmont Wind Symphony at R.J. Reynolds Auditorium the party continues at Hoots Roller Bar for a showing of Bride of Frankenstein and an evening of Halloween merriment and libations.

Limited Partnership — FREE Community Cinema Screening on 5/11

Decades before The Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, one gay couple fell in love and took on the US government to fight for marriage and immigration equality. RiverRun’s last Community Cinema screening of the season, Limited Partnership, will screen Monday, May 11 at 7:00 p.m. at the Huber Theatre on the campus of Salem College. This event is FREE and open to the public. Monday, May 7 7:00 p.m. Salem College – Huber Theatre 601 S. Church St. Winston-Salem Discussion to follow the...