The RiverRun International Film Festival, based in Winston-Salem, NC,
is one of the premier film festivals in the southeastern United States. The 2016 festival dates will be April 7-17, 2016.
RiverRun’s first Indie Lens Pop-Up screening of the season, Stray Dog, will screen Wednesday, October 7 at 7:30 p.m. at Huber Theatre on the campus of Salem College along with a Skype discussion with director Debra Granik following the screening.read more
The RiverRun International Film Festival in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is expanding its fundraising efforts and seeks applicants for the position of Development Coordinator.read more
Members who contributed $1,500 or more were recognized with a named star on our 2015 RiverRun Walk of Fame sidewalk display. Check out our gallery including some of this year’s Walk of Fame RiverRun Stars!
RiverRun is pleased to announce it has recently received $148,400 in operating and project grants. These funds were contributed by six different foundations, both national and regional, and include the National Endowment for the Arts, The Millennium Fund, the James G. Hanes Foundation City of Winston-Salem, The Winston-Salem Foundation and the Forsyth County Tourism Development Authority.
“We are really honored to receive grants from these groups,” said RiverRun Executive Director Andrew Rodgers. “The future and sustainability of our organization relies entirely on the continued generosity of business, individuals and institutions.read more
RiverRun announced a new Creative Advisory Board member, Karin Chien, who served as 2015 juror for RiverRun’s narrative feature films in competition.
“I am excited to welcome Karin to our Creative Advisory Board,” said Andrew Rodgers, RiverRun’s Executive Director. “She will bring new insight, experience and talent to our organization and we are honored that she is so willing to donate her energy and ideas to help enrich the Festival.”
Karin Chien is an independent film producer and distributor committed to uncompromising visions that challenge . . . .read more
On winning RiverRun’s Best Narrative Short jury prize for The Kármán Line: “This is delightful – it’s been a joy to learn people all over America have been responding to this strange, personal tale from the Britain, and prizes like this really drive that home and spur us on to the next thing.” – Oscar Sharp