Goshen Theater • Friday, 3 p.m. & Saturday, 10:00 a.m. (111 min)
Smile Little Ladybug
Director: Laura Asherman
This short documentary centers a Holocaust survivor who unintentionally inspires his daughter and granddaughter to become clowns. The film follows three generations of this wacky and inspiring family from Nazi Germany, to Jim Crow Alabama, to modern-day Atlanta.
Director: Brad Allgood and Steve Dorst
Dani’e Twins captures the pregnancy and early parenting journey of Daniela Izzie, one of the few quadriplegics in history to ever give birth to twins. While a source of great joy, Dani’s twin pregnancy is highly unusual and susceptible to an array of risks, ranging from blood pressure spikes that could lead to a stroke to the almost-certain likelihood of preterm labor. When the Covid-19 pandemic strikes, it raises the stakes for an already complicated pregnancy. Amid these ups and downs, Dani’s story depicts her unwavering determination against all odds to deliver healthy babies and be a great mother.
Tim Hawkins: Professional Moron
Director: Christina Russell
After getting swept up in the whirlwind of his career, a famous comedian learns the meaning of true success.
Director: Nate Robards and Peter Nichols
A family of Afghan refugees navigates life in America.
Director: Grace Zander
A tattoo artist who experiences a radical transformation uses his gifts to help others turn their lives around.
The Final Hours of South U Pizza
Director: Sriram Papolu
A mysterious wandering man recalls the last breaths of his favorite late night pizza joint in beautiful nostalgia before it is decimated to build a high rise apartment complex that to this day is still empty.
Schedule is subject to change.
In some cases, seating is limited. Arrive early to insure a seat!
2023 River Bend Film Festival Sponsors
Charter Audio • Common Spirits • Constant Spring • Daycap • Electric Brew • Elephant Bar • Fairfield Inn • GoDance Studio • Goshen Brewing Company • Goshen Health Foundation • Don and Theresa Gunden • Geof Landis and Liz Gunden • Ignition Music Garage • Inn on South 5th • Jojo's Pretzels • Gordon and Laurie Lord • Maple City Market • Maple Indian Restaurant • Jim and Janet Rieckhoff • Shirley's Gourmet Popcorn • Table @108 • Venturi