Tickets $15 Adults
Students 18 and under FREE!
80 E Ridge Rd., Ridgefield, CT
RIFF SPECIAL EVENT
SCREENING & TALK
MAY 24, 7 PM, RIDGEFIELD PLAYHOUSE
Grammy and Emmy-winning Director Thom Zimny will share hand-picked selections from his widely acclaimed documentary Elvis Presley: The Searcher providing commentary and intimate behind-the-scenes insights of his time at Graceland.
Elvis Presley: The Searcher, focuses Elvis Presley the musical artist, taking the audience on a comprehensive creative journey from his childhood through the final 1976 Jungle Room recording sessions.
The film includes stunning atmospherics shot inside Graceland, Elvis' iconic home, and features more than 20 new, primary source interviews with session players, producers, engineers, directors and other artists who knew him or who were profoundly influenced by him. The documentary also features never-before-seen photos and footage from private collections worldwide.
WATCH THE TRAILER!!
GALLO RISTORANTE, MAY 3
Host of PBS series "Born to Explore" will guest bartend. All tips and 10% of sales support RIFF.
Gallo, May 3, 6 pm, Grove St, Ridgefield, CT
JANE RIFF Exclusive Screening and Q&A
Drawing from never-before-seen footage that has been tucked away in the National Geographic archives, director Brett Morgen tells the story of JANE, a woman whose chimpanzee research revolutionized our understanding of the natural world. Music by Phillip Glass
Tuesday, April 24 @ 7 PM
The Ridgefield Independent Film Festival presents Jane the Movie, drawing from over 100 hours of never-before-seen footage that has been tucked away in the National Geographic archives for over 50 years, telling the story of Jane Goodall, a woman whose chimpanzee research challenged the male-dominated scientific consensus of her time. Q&A with Jane Goodall Institute's Bill Wallauer follows.
Tickets $15 -- Students are FREE
The Ridgefield Playhouse,
80 East Ridge, Ridgefield CT