Archives: riff2015

Heather Waters and the Richmond International Film Festival

Let’s see, we’ve pretty much got dining in the bag, and we’ve long been a musical and visual arts powerhouse…but what about film? Does RIFF’s massive growth over four years indicate that we’re on the movie map?

Wish You Well: Grade A Virginia settings

This week’s featured Richmond International Film Festival entry—an adaptation of a David Baldacci novel—was filmed in Giles County under breathtaking Virginia autumn foliage. Producer Sara Elizabeth Timmins picks up the torch that Hollywood dropped.

Wildlike: Find yourself in the Alaskan wilderness

The Richmond International Film Festival is proud to be screening the first feature film from Frank Hall Green. We’ve seen the whole thing, and wooooo boy, is it worth watching!

Living in a Food Desert: Many of us do

Virginia State University and filmmaker Jesse Vaughan present a film they hope will make people understand that food deserts are very real and very dangerous. Living in a Food Desert premieres at the Richmond International Film Festival.

Geographically Desirable: A film that truly is

Arlington area filmmaker Mike Kravinsky hones his craft on his second feature film, which stars Floyd, Virginia! And we get to see it as part of the Richmond International Film Festival.

Richmond International Film Festival announces 2015 selections

More than 120 films from over 25 countries will be screened over four days at multiple venues.