The 13th Annual Rainier Independent Film Festival is May 15th-17th, 2020

Earlybird submissions are now open here!

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

Thank you to all of our filmmakers that made RIFF 2019 a huge success!

Here are this years winners!

Best Short Documentary – This Being Human
Director: Aimie Vallat

Best Feature Documentary – Mossville
Director: Alexander Glustrom

Best Short Narrative – The Son, The Father
Director: Lukas Hassel

Best Feature Narrative – Hudson 
Director: Sean D. Cunningham

Rainier Llama Award – Last Requests
Director: Courtenay Johnson

Audience Favorite – Return to Mount Kennedy
Director: Eric Becker

List of films accepted for 2019

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


"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