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RiverRun International Film Festival - April 19 - 29, 2018



Celebrate and explore the wonderful works of film presented during the 20th anniversary of RiverRun International Film Festival in Winston-Salem, NC. One of the fastest-growing regional film festivals in the U.S., and a premier film festival in the Southeast, Winston-Salem's RiverRun is an Academy Award-qualifying film festival showcasing a variety of narrative, documentary, student, animated and short films from all genres. Now in its 20th year, the 11-day festival will be held April 19 - 29, 2018. The 2017 festival lineup presented 151 films, representing 49 countries..

“The films showcased in this year’s {2017} Festival reflected diverse stories from around the world from both emerging filmmakers and established directors. We had more than 1,700 submissions for our 2017 Festival and we had many difficult choices to make in completing the program.” said Rob Davis, RiverRun Executive Director.

Annually held in spring, RiverRun screens a variety of feature-length and short films from all genres and presents a broad range of special events, including high-profile regional premieres, celebrity tributes, family matinees and classic retrospectives as well as a mixture of panel discussions and parties.  Noted Filmmakers and special guests travel to share their films, passions and stories with audiences.

Comparable in size and scope to the well-regarded film festivals in Nashville, Atlanta and Boston, RiverRun is a general audience festival that draws attendees from throughout the South and offers an eclectic program from film studios, independent distributors and first-time filmmakers. As the Festival has obtained national and international recognition, RiverRun has attracted substantial press and increased levels of attendance.

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