Join us October 2nd-4th
The Best Talent Of 2020
The Raleigh Film and Art Festival is an organization dedicated to the discovery and development of independent artists and audiences. Through its programs, the Institute seeks to discover, support, and inspire independent film, theater, and visual artists from the United States and around the world, and to introduce audiences to their new work.
"Creative Platforms deepens the resolve of artists, bringing them together in a creative community so that they know they are not alone.” -- Robert Redford,
RFAF supporters are a community of passionate individuals and organizations that are united in their support of our mission to advance the work of independent artists in film, theater, and music and to share their stories with the world. The Raleigh Film and Art Festival community understands that fresh perspectives from visionary storytellers are essential for a healthy and vibrant society.
The Raleigh Film and Art Institute
Film and Art Program has supported and championed many of the leading independent creatives of the past years whose distinctive, singular films and solo shows have engaged audiences worldwide. The unique vision of each filmmaker is embraced, encouraging a rigorous creative process with a focus on original and deeply resonant storytelling. The Institute's guiding values of risk-taking, experimentation, and freedom of expression have broadened the program to include American and international artists in more meaningful and vibrant dialogue across cultural and geographic boundaries. Over the years, the Art and Film Program has evolved to provide in-depth and year-round support to the next generation of artists and filmmakers, from development through distribution, and has become an international and local model for supporting artists around the world.