Shorts Block


Art House • Friday, 2 p.m. / Saturday, 7 p.m. (88min)

Gloria Talks Funny


Director: Kendall Goldberg

When struggling voice actress, Gloria, discovers her agent failed to tell her that her claim-to-fame cartoon is being remade, she sets her sights on reprising her role as the famous BioBoy.

Gloria Talks Funny



Director: Raymond Wood

When a reputable doctor finds himself being held captive by a group of masked intruders, he struggles to understand their motives while being forced to answer why billions of dollars go wasted each year in the name of medical research.


Crossing Fences


Director: Annika Pampel
United States

1974, a young East-German couple is desperate to leave their restricted, communist lives behind and attempts to escape into the West on a hand-made boat across the Baltic Sea.

Crossing Fences

The Patron


Director: Lionel Auguste

Antoine comes back home and finds his girlfriend in bed with a stranger. The lover quickly leaves but the expected argument doesn’t take place. Instead, a strange manipulation begins …

The Patron

Robot & Scarecrow


Director: Kibwe Tavares
United Kingdom

A fairy tale set against the backdrop of a heady summer music festival, where a robot and a scarecrow meet and fall in love.

Robot & Scarecrow

Art House

211 South Main Street, 2nd Floor

Friday, 2 p.m. / Saturday 7 p.m.

Schedule is subject to change.

In some cases, seating is limited. Arrive early to insure a seat!

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 • • 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