The 11th Annual Rainier Independent Film Festival is May 19th-21st, 2017

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


First Film Accepted for 2017: Halfway to Zen, Directed by John Adams & Toby Poser. Stay tuned here and on our Facebook and Twitter pages for more!


The Films receiving top honors at the 2016 RIFF

Best Student Film: I Hate the Color Red, dir. by Jazmin Jamias
Best Foreign Film: Folklore, dir. by João Segall
Best Short Documentary:  Present Moment, dir. by Aimie Vallat
Best Feature Documentary:  Mystery of the Arctic Cairn, dir. by Kyle O’Donoghue
Best Short Narrative:  Thunder Road, dir. by Jim Cummings
Rainier Llama Award: Gotta Have Heart, dir. by Sandi Perlmutter
Audience Favorite:  Black Road, dir. by Gary Lundgren
Best Feature: The Great & The Small, dir. by Dusty Bias
RIFF Pool Tournament: Winner Currently Under Contention