"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
— 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