Schedule of Events

Thursday, November 3

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm • Opening Night Ceremony

Join us as we kick off the 12th annual River’s Edge International Film Festival. Meet the jurors, Allison Inman, Austin McCann and Andy Smith as well as the filmmakers while you enjoy food and drink in the lobby. We will be highlighting the 2015 Best of the Fest, Welcome and also the finished products from the MONO NO AWARE Filmmaking Workshops sponsored by Maiden Alley Cinema and hosted by the Paducah School of Art & Design.  This event is FREE to the public.

Friday, November 4

1:00 pm – 11:00 pm • Films

Accepted films will be featured in 4 different venues all day.  See Film Schedule.

2:00 pm – 9:00 pm • Green Room

Filmmakers, Weekend Pass Holders and Volunteers are welcome to go to the Green Room (located at The Paducah Cigar Company – 217 Broadway) for a place to rest, mingle and enjoy light refreshments. 

9:00 pm • DAY ONE MEET N' GREET

Filmmakers, Weekend Pass Holders and Volunteers are invited to come unwind after an amazing day of independent film watching. This event will take place at The 1857 (210 KentuckyAve.) and is open to the public.

Saturday, November 5

9:00 am – 10:00 am • Meet the Filmmaker Breakfast

Come to ETC Squared (118 S. 2nd street – right beside Market House Studio Theatre) to meet the filmmakers who are in attendance. Have coffee and a treat from Kirchhoff’s in a relaxed atmosphere and mingle with the people who make the festival happen.

11:00 am – 7:00 pm • Films

Accepted films will be featured in 4 different venues all day*. See Film Schedule.  *Films won’t start until 1:00pm at the Market House Studio Theatre.

2:00 pm – 7:00 pm • Green Room

Filmmakers, Weekend Pass Holders and Volunteers are welcome to go to the Green Room (located at The Paducah Cigar Company – 217 Broadway) for a place to rest, mingle and enjoy light refreshments. 

7:00 pm • Join us at Maiden Alley Cinema for the AWARDS PRESENTATION.

A few of the festival highlights will be discussed and the official juror selected awards will be given.

8:00 pm  • DAY TWO AFTER PARTY

Filmmakers, Weekend Pass Holders and Volunteers are invited to come unwind after an amazing day of independent film watching. This event will take place at The 1857 (210 Kentucky Ave.) and highlight some independent music from LIZ DE LISE (Philadephia, PA) and BEN STALETS (Toledo, OH) and DANIEL MORROW (Paducah, KY).  The public is welcome with a $5 cover.

Sunday, November 6

1:00 pm – 7:00 pm • Films

Some of the award winners will be screened at Maiden Alley Cinema. See Film Schedule.

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm • Green Room

Filmmakers and Weekend Pass Holders are welcome to go to the Green Room (located at The Paducah Cigar Company – 217 Broadway) for a place to rest, mingle and enjoy light refreshments. 

5:00 pm • BEST OF THE FEST Final Screening

We will showcase the award winning film(s) to close out the festival.