The 13th Annual Rainier Independent Film Festival is May 17th-19th, 2019

The Rainier Independent Film Festival is a gateway to an explorative cinematic journey, set in the transformative landscape of Mt. Rainier's forested community.

The 13th Annual Rainier Independent Film Festival is excited to announce the Opening Night film: Return to Mt. Kennedy

The complete list of films accepted for 2019

Enter to Win a Trip to the 2019 RIFF

Special Visit Rainier RIFF Lodging Packages Available! Click here for info

ATTENTION SCREENWRITERS!  Announcing our first Writer’s Residency program put on through the Mineral School Artists Residency Programs in conjunction with RIFF.  Click Here for more information and to apply for a May 2019 residency spot.


"Your festival remains one of my very favorites with the incredibly warm staff and community and I feel so lucky to have been part of it."  - Aimie Vallat

"We had such a magic time.  You really produce a beautiful event and ... Something about this last festival that really was perfect."  - John Adams