Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner Burt Reynolds will be a special guest at the 14th annual RIFF, screening a 40th anniversary presentation of SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT and his new film, DOG YEARS.
Documentaries will bookend the 14th annual Rome International Film Festival. MANKILLER, from director Valerie Red-Horse Mohl and executive producer Gale Anne Hurd will open the festival on November 9, while Phillip Baribeau's CHARGED: THE EDUARDO GARCIA STORY will close out the program on November 12.
On Thursday, August 31, 6:30-7:30 PM at the Sara Hightower library in Rome, GA, residents will have a chance to test the waters of a film festival experience. Volunteers from the Rome International Film Festival, RIFF, will host a free workshop for anyone curious about our local film festival experience.