The RiverRun International Film Festival is currently celebrating its 21st anniversary year. Stay tuned for updates, 2020 film submission deadlines, and news on upcoming special screenings/events throughout year, all leading up to our next Festival, March 26 – April 5, 2020.
RiverRun’s 2018-2019 Indie Lens Pop-Up season concludes next Tuesday with a screening of the documentary Charm City at the Forsyth County Central Library. A discussion will follow the screening including special guest Peter Gilbert, Wake Forest School of Documentary Film Production faculty member and co-executive producer of the film.View More
Our 2018/2019 Indie Lens Pop-Up lineup of documentary screenings continues in March with three FREE presentations of the film The Providers. Set against the backdrop of the physician shortage and opioid epidemic in rural America, The Providers follows three “country doctors” in New Mexico at clinics offering care to all, regardless of ability to pay.View More
RiverRun Retro and Hanesbrands Theatre welcome filmmaker Alexandra Dean who will participate in an onstage discussion prior to screening her acclaimed documentary, Bombshell: The Life of Hedy Lamarr. The New York Times review of the film noted, “Alexandra relates Hedy Lamarr’s ventures, those onscreen and off, with savvy and narrative snap, fluidly marshaling a mix of original interviews and archival material.”View More
April 16, 2019
RiverRun is a juried film festival, and our juries in five competition categories convened on Sunday morning for their deliberations and awards were announced on Sunday afternoon. RiverRun is an Academy Award-qualifying festival in the categories of Documentary Short Film and Animated Short Film. In addition, RiverRun audiences again voted for their favorite films during the 11-day Festival. See below for a complete list of all of the award-winning films from this year’s festival!View More
April 11, 2019
Check this page for updates on films that are selling fast–and don’t forget that you can try the wait list when advance tickets are gone!View More
March 29, 2019
We’ve added a trio of great films to our schedule since launch and our first publications, so take a look at these new additions–The Tomorrow Man, C’est la Vie, and Olympic Dreams!View More
As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, RiverRun relies enormously on the generosity of the Winston-Salem and Piedmont Triad communities to present one of the premier international film festivals in the southeastern United States.