The River Bend Film Festival, Goshen, Indiana

Thursday, May 3 through Saturday, May 5, 2018

Please note: Online tickets sales are closed.
Get tickets or pick up purchased tickets at the Goshen Theater starting at noon on Thursday, May 3.

2018 Festival Highlights

2018 Oscar-winning short film The Silent Child
Playing Thursday, May 3
at the Goshen Theater
The Silent Child
Among our featured guests is award-winning Indian director Shubhashish Bhutiani.
Shubhashish Bhutiani

Festival line up

Get a taste of the films on offer at the Festival.

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Festival Guests

Meet the
Festival Guests!
Check out photos of the Fest on Facebook and Instagram.

RBFF Interviews

Beth Grant
Whitney Valcin
Wes Jones
Leila Djansi

2017 RBFF Awards

Big Blue Fish Legacy Award
Beth Grant 

Blue Fish | Best Narrative Feature
Like Cotton Twines | Writer, Director, Leila Djansi | Producer, Whitney Valcin | Turning Point Pictures

Blue Fish | Best Documentary
Ms. Sharon Jones! | Director, Barbara Kopple | Cabin Creek Films

Best Actor
P.J. Marshall | Sure-Fire

Best Actress
Julia Farino | Icarus

Best Short Film | Live Action
Tender Moments | Alberto Govela & Rob Neilson, Directors

Best Animation
Cuerdas | Pedro Solís García, Director

Best Studio Screenplay
Sanctuary | by Scott Pittock

Best Independent Screenplay
Dear Janie | by J.C. Farris

Best Bumper
Grant Beachy

Honorable Mention Bumper
Jordan Swartzendruber

Best Student Bumper
Mia Graber Miller | Goshen College, 1st yr

Honorable Mention Student Bumper
Tanner Camp | Goshen College, 1st yr

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2018 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors

2018 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors • Top Tier • Goshen, Indiana
2018 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana
2018 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana
2018 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana

Acruity • Art of Massage • Blank Space • Celtx • Constant Spring • Elephant Bar • Elko Hardwoods • Eyedart Creative Studio • Flowers By Phoebe • Froggy Radio • Gateway Cellar Winery • Greensweep Cleaning Services • Kelly Jae's Cafe • LightBox • Los Primos • Maple City Market • Mid America Filmmakers • Nimble Wit Productions • Quality Inn • Studio Ace of Spades • Tympanum Press • Weston Fribley • Zehr Construction

This project is made possible by the support of the Indiana Arts Commission, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.