The River Bend Film Festival, Goshen, Indiana

Thursday, October 1 – Saturday, October 3, 2020

See photos from the 2019 Festival

Online tickets sales coming in July.

2019 RBFF Awards

Outstanding Achievement in Film & Friend of the Fest
John D. Hancock, Director, Writer

Best Documentary
This Is Love | Executive Producer, Shawn Rhodes, Crook and Nanny Productions

Best Director
Max Powers | Don’t Be Nice | Bowery Poetry Studios, Radio Drama Network, Bowery Arts and Science, Flatbush Pictures, Juno Films

Upstream Spotlight
Cole Sibus | Spare Room | Director Jenica Bergere, 285 Pictures, Glade Production, Lesson 1 Entertainment

Best Actress
Piercey Dalton | Duke

Best Actor
David Sterne | Granbad | Director Annabel Vine, Mordue Pictures, Wax Films

Best Short Documentary
My Indiana Muse | Directors Jen Serena, Ric Serena

Best Short Film | Live Action
ASIA A | Director Andrew Reid

Best Animation
My Grandfather’s Memory Book | Director Colin Levy

Best Studio Screenplay
Perry | R. J. Watson

Best Independent Screenplay
The Lease of Nature | Anderson “Drew” Boyd

RBFF Interviews

Chris Overton • River Bend Film Festival Interview

Chris Overton

Shubhashish Bhutiani • River Bend Film Festival Interview

Shubhashish Bhutiani

Rachel Shenton • River Bend Film Festival Interview

Rachel Shenton

Stephen Susco • River Bend Film Festival Interview

Stephen Susco

Zachary Spicer • River Bend Film Festival Interview

Zachary Spicer

Sam Miro • River Bend Film Festival Interview

Sam Miro

Beth Grant • River Bend Film Festival Interview

Beth Grant

Leila Djansi • River Bend Film Festival Interview
Leila Djansi

Official 2020 Film Fest Countdown

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2019 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors

2019 River Bend Film Festival Presenting and Legend Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana
2019 River Bend Film Festival Partner Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana
2019 River Bend Film Festival Luminary Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana
2018 River Bend Film Festival Hero Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana

Allen Brenneman • Celtx • Common Spirits • Flowers By Phoebe • Goshen Motors • Greensweep Cleaning Services • Lesson.ly • The Local • Salon J • Vinyl Wagon Crew • Weston Fribley • Woodstar Photography • Yoder Culp Funeral Home

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

And a special thanks to our 2019 Festival hosts

2018 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors • Goshen, Indiana