About the Film Festival:

Riverside International Film Festival continues to grow in size, scope and stature as a prominent venue for top quality international cinema, showing films from around the world, including world premieres, features, shorts and documentaries.

As a major center of arts and culture in Inland Southern California, the City of Riverside is proud to welcome the international film community and audiences who enjoy and appreciate the entertaining, enlightening, inspiring and provocative stories of our world, as told by some of the industry's most innovative filmmakers and up-and-coming directors, for a rich and varied artistic experience.

RIFF has been attracting many global entries from France, Germany, China, Korea, Japan and India and from all over the US. Traditionally the event kicks off with a huge networking party, followed by 10 days
of screenings, red carpet premieres, and panels with industry executives and after-parties.