The River Bend Film Festival, Goshen, Indiana

Thursday, October 1 – Saturday, October 3, 2020

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

See photos from the 2019 Festival

2019 Festival Line-up

Get a taste of the films on offer this year.

Festival Schedule

There’s a lot happening this year

Festival Guests

Welcome to Goshen!

Check out photos of the Fest on Facebook and Instagram.

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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2020 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors

2020 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors

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