Richmond International Film Festival (RIFF) runs this year from June 7-12 for the 11th Annual Festival. RIFF is one of the largest competitive film festivals in the mid-Atlantic. The festival includes over 150 film premiers, in addition to music performances, red carpet awards and more. There are three options for tickets: single movie tickets, VIP All Access and Passes.
HOW TO PURCHASE TICKETS, BADGES & PASSES
Begin browsing via the menu above, or button options below. Note: If you are buying a pass, purchase that option first. After you have the pass you will then be able to select the film or music events through your log in to fill your order. Advanced tickets are highly encouraged for all events.
Passes grant access to a grouping of specific film or music screening events. Check out the schedule and see which part of the festival caters to your interests.
The VIP All Access Treatment. Get a badge and attend all film screenings, music performances plus mixers, parties, and red carpet awards.
Purchase individual tickets to a film screening, panel discussion or music event that catches you eye.
⭐️ Wed, Jun 8th, 7:00 PM @ Byrd Theatre “Headwaters Down” is a 13 day, 250 mile canoe adventure from the headwaters of the James River to the fall line in Richmond, VA. We explore environmental and historical aspects of this troubled yet beautiful river along the way. We are confronted with gun violence, we lose a boat to rising waters, and struggle to stay positive through news of sewage leaks and coal train derailments along the river. Headwaters Down is an environmentally focused adventure film we made in our own backyard.
⭐️ Thu, Jun 9th, 7:30 PM @ Bowtie Movieland Theater 14 “InJustice: Hidden Crisis in Virginia’s Prisons” tells the story of how the criminal legal system impacts people and communities in Virginia. Through the stories of families, formerly incarcerated individuals and advocates we learn how policies have created a revolving door that keeps Virginians entrenched in the justice system. The film centers on three community organizers as they work to fight against the criminal legal system. Executive Produced by: ACLU OF VIRGINIA and NARRATIVE ARTS. The ACLU of Virginia promotes civil liberties and civilrights for everyone in the Commonwealth through public education, litigation, and advocacy with the goal ofsecuring freedom and equality for all. For more information on the ACLU of Virginia go to www.acluva.orgNarrative Arts is a nonprofit media arts and social justiceorganization dedicated to challenging injustice byempowering communities to address issues that affecttheir lives. They are based in North Carolina and worklocally, regionally, and nationally. Narrative Arts workswith grassroots groups, nonprofits, foundations, andcommunities to change the story of the most enduringsocial justice challenges of our time.
The event schedule can be found on the festival’s website. With 150+ movies. There is one for everyone.
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