Ridgefield Independent Film Festival arrives in town next week

The Ridgefield Independent Film Festival (RIFF) is an intimate, international and inspired film festival that aims to make the world a more compassionate place through the sharing of stories from around the globe through cinema. RIFF runs May 19-21, with 55 films being screened around town at venues including the Ridgefield Library, Keeler Tavern Museum, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield Playhouse and the Prospector Theater.
For the most up-to-date information about film screenings, masterclasses and receptions taking place this weekend and to purchase passes and individual tickets visit www.riff.website.
Library Schedule - Friday, May 19
2:30 p.m. (Program 1)
An Evening of Eternity Germany - student film - narrative feature
4:15 p.m. (Program A)

Swimming In The Desert

USA - narrative short

The Chocolate Case Netherlands - documentary feature
Library Schedule - Saturday, May 20
11 a.m. (Program C)

My Name Is Joan

USA - documentary short

Robert Shaw - Man of Many Voices USA - documentary feature
1 p.m. (Program D)

Jewel's Catch One

USA - documentary feature

2:30 p.m. (Program E)


Singapore - animated short

Forgotten Farms USA - documentary feature
4 p.m. (Program F)
Written Off USA - documentary feature
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Media Lab web series runs all day in the Donofrio Technology Center:

Two Guys

USA - web series
Slummy Mummy USA - web series
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Donofrio Technology Center
Umphrey's McGee 360 Virtual Reality Puppet String Sample some of this 360 Degree VR music video.
USA  - Virtual Reality Experience
Library Schedule - Sunday, May 21
11:00 a.m.  (Program Q)

One Big Home

USA - Documentary Feature

12:35 p.m. (Program R)

Shallow Waters: The Public Death of Raymond Zack

Narrative Short: + filmmaker talk back

USA - Director: Jaime Longhi

For tickets and passes visit www.riff.website