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"There is a huge community of arts professionals in Ridgefield – writers, filmmakers, artists – and a very welcoming community of venues that make this the perfect spot for independent films."

— Sophia Cowley, Film Inquiry

"Despite a season full of competing Connecticut film festivals—as well as the heavily publicized Tribeca film gathering in Manhattan—the first Ridgefield Independent Film Festival was a hit last year, with many sold-out screenings.

— Joe Meyers, Sunday Magazine

We have a new creative team and ambitious mission to grow the festival into a true celebration of film

and our community."


— Geoffrey Morris, HamletHub

"A fall weekend with new independent movies showing all over town... The Ridgefield Independent Film Festival is an idea we like."

— Macklin K. Reid, Ridgefield Press

"Our goal is to showcase the best that independent cinema has to offer, to celebrate festival filmmakers, and to inspire our audiences. There’s a rich cultural diversity in Ridgefield and I’m excited to now be a part of the ever-evolving

arts community."


      — Megan Smith-Harris, HamletHub



Ridgefield Press, October 15, 2018

Sacred Heart University Supports RIFF 

The Hartford Courant, October 13, 2018

Two Independent Film Festivals Over Four Days

Connecticut Post, October 10, 2018

RIFF features new doc about death of civil rights activist

Ridgefield Press, May 10, 2018

Elvis Documentary Filmmaker to Speak at Ridgefield Playhouse May 24

Ridgefield Press, March 22, 2018

Pepsi Provides Sponsorship to Ridgefield Independent Film Festival

Fairfield Citizen, February 23, 2018

Non-profit Groups Give Movie Fans Red Carpet Experience

HamletHub, February 21, 2018

TownVibe's Geoffrey Morris Launches 501(c)(3)

Wilton Bulletin, February 20, 2018  

Wiltonians Take Over Local Film Festival

HamletHub, February 12, 2018

Meet 2018 RIFF Festival Director Megan Smith-Harris

CT Post, May 16, 2017

Ridgefield Film Fest Builds on Success

February 10, 2017

RIFF Announces Selections for 2017 Festival

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