The 12th Annual Rainier Independent Film Festival is May 18th-20th, 2018

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


We are now accepting earlybird submissions


2017 winners were awarded a Mt Rainier benchmark medallion

The Films receiving top honors at the 2017 RIFF

Best Student Film:  The Tent Village dir. by Nilima Abrams
Best Short Documentary:  The Tables dir. by Jon Bunning
Best Feature Documentary:  Conquering the Cycle dir. by Josh Eisenfeld and Dan Finegold
Best Narrative Short:  Cocked and Locked dir. by May Elbaz Belschner
Best 1st Time Director:  The Dunning Man dir. by Michael Clayton
Rainier Llama Award:  Undue Burden dir. by Gina Pollack
Audience Favorite:  Heart, Baby dir. by Angela Shelton
Best Feature:  Halfway to Zen dir. by John Adams and Toby Poser

RIFF Annual Pool Tournament Results: Through means of questionable method, Andrea Edmondson and Gary Lundgren dethrone former 3 time champion, Win Whittaker.