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.

Stray Dog — FREE Indie Lens Pop Up Screening 10/7

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.

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Job Opening – Development Coordinator

The RiverRun International Film Festival in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is expanding its fundraising efforts and seeks applicants for the position of Development Coordinator.

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RiverRun Star Walk of Fame Gallery

RiverRun STARS!
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!

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RiverRun Receives National & Local Grants

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.

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RiverRun Adds Karin Chien to Creative Advisory Board

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 . . . .

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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

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The 2015 RiverRun Jury & Audience Awards

RIVERRUN ANNOUNCES 2015 AWARDS ‘Memories on Stone’ & ‘The Chinese Mayor’ Win Top Jury Awards Shorts ‘Cailleach’ & ‘Bear Story’ Become Academy Eligible WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina – The RiverRun International Film Festival today announced the Audience and... read more

RiverRun 2015 Emerging Master Awards

Academy Award® nominated filmmakers Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, founders of NYC-based production house Loki Films, attended RiverRun on Saturday, April 25, 2015, to accept the RiverRun Emerging Masters Award. Ewing and Grady are known for such notable works as Jesus... read more

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