RIFF welcomes films and filmmakers from around the globe to share the art of independent film with regional audiences, entertain and enlighten festival attendees, provide filmmakers the opportunity for professional networking and development, and to encourage cultural tourism and film industry development in Rome and the surrounding area.
Held annually in downtown Rome, Georgia, RIFF is known for being a filmmaker-friendly festival with a big emphasis on that famous Southern hospitality. The Festival boasts nightly filmmaker parties, along with a gala closing awards ceremony.
Date: September 11 to 12, 2009
Location: Rome, Georgia – USA