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RiverRun International Film Festival - April 4 - 14, 2019


One-On-One in Winston-Salem presents: RiverRun International Film Festival 20th Anniversary


After showcasing some of the best in independent film for the last 20 years, it comes to no surprise that USA Today 10Best selected the 2019 RiverRun International Film Festival as one of "10 Amazing Film Festivals Worth Traveling For."

Celebrate and explore the wonderful works of film presented during RiverRun International Film Festival in Winston-Salem, NC. Celebrating 21 years in 2019, RiverRun is one of the fastest-growing regional film festivals in the U.S., and a premier film festival in the Southeast. This Academy Award-qualifying film festival showcases a variety of narrative, documentary, student, animated and short films from all genres. The 11-day festival is April 4 - 14, 2019 at a variety of unique venues throughout Winston-Salem, including outdoor screenings.

Annually held in spring, RiverRun screens more than 150 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.


Please Note: The 2019 RiverRun Film Festival details have not yet been announced. Check back later to see what films are playing, special events, and how to purchase your tickets. 







Below check out the 2018 festival preview reel. 


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