RIFF ARTS INSTITUTE | RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL FILM FEST
- Advocacy & Human Rights
- Arts & Culture
- Sports & Recreation
Location3126 WEST CARY STREET NUMBER 605RICHMOND, VA 23221 United States
Mission Our Mission Statement is to educate, inspire, promote and mobilize individuals, artists and communities through educational programs, arts events such as the annual Richmond International Film Festival, the RIFF Music Fest, and creative development initiatives across Virginia.
The RIFF Arts Institute (RAI) was born out of the Richmond International Film Festival. The Institute is a co-Presenter of the festival each year, and it also provides year-round programs, fellowships, and educational offerings for artists. RAI has a need for volunteers year-round, and also assists the Richmond International Film Festival with volunteer recruitment each year. The 2022 Festival is June 7-12. At RIFF, more than 150 films premiere from 20 countries with visitors traveling to the city from around the world. In addition to many narrative features, there are documentary films that include extended panels on current pressing issues. Other timeslots focus on youth and community building in addition to career building within the arts, live music and other special events throughout the week.