The RiverRun International Film Festival will be back celebrating our 20th anniversary next year April 19-29, 2018. Stay tuned for updates, film submission deadlines, and news on special screenings coming up throughout the next year.
Through December 20 only, we are pleased to offer special holiday deals on 2018 RiverRun Festival Ticket Samplers and Mini Ticket Samplers. For the ideal stocking stuffer for the cinephile in your life, visit http://riverrunfilm.com/holiday2017.View More
One of the most acclaimed films of the year and an Oscar nominee for Best Documentary, I Am Not Your Negro envisions the book James Baldwin never finished. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwin’s original words, spoken by Samuel L. Jackson, and with a flood of rich archival material.View More
In 1915, African-American newspaper editor and activist William M. Trotter waged a battle against D.W. Griffith’s notoriously Ku Klux Klan-friendly blockbuster The Birth of a Nation, which unleashed a fight still raging today about race relations and representation, and the power and influence of Hollywood. Birth of a Movement features Spike Lee, Reginald Hudlin, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and DJ Spooky (who created a new score and remix of the Griffith film), as well as numerous clips from the technically groundbreaking but racially astounding epic.View More
The RiverRun International Film Festival, based in Winston-Salem, NC, is one of the premier film festivals in the southeastern United States. The 2018 festival dates will be April 19-29, 2018.