2013 - SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN FOR ALL TYPES OF FILMS: CLICK HERE
2013 - RIFF selected for MovieMaker Magazine list of "TOP 25 FILM FESTIVAL WORTH THE ENTRY FEE"
2013 - OPENING FILM ANNOUNCED - See more HERE
2013 - FUNDRAISING EVENT SCREENING - "BEST OF THE FEST" from the past 5 years. We will be showcasing the "Best" short films from the festival from the past 5 years. An incredible mix of comedy, drama, and documentary. 2 Hours of Fun filled Cinema. Villa Cofresi will host this event in their conference room on Thursday, February 21, 2013 with doors opening at 7pm and films starting at 7:30 pm. A $10 Minimum Donation per person will allow entry. You can pre-buy your donation tickets
2013 - This year we have also launched a new "Film Club" for Rincon. Membership will offer you the opportunity to be involved in the process of selecting films submitted to the festival.
For more information, Click Here: FiLM CLUB
2012 - 2013 Festival Submissions are now open. Click on Submissions link above.
2012 - Free handy iPhone App to see schedule and films - HERE
2012 - BUFFET MENUS now Listed HERE
2012 - 2012 Film Selections and Schedule is now online !!!! http://rincon.festivalgenius.com/2012/films
2012 - Tues. APRIL 10th - OPENING COMEDY NIGHT
Opening Comedy Night - Keeping with tradition, the Lazy Parrot will be hosting our fun Opening
Comedy Night of Short Films. I don't think anyone can forget the incredible food buffet from last year ! Great job
Jim Behr ! Thanks Lazy Parrot ! Tuesday April 10th, 2012. www. Lazy Parrot.com
2012 - Wed. APRIL 11th - (Theme to be announced)
We are so excited to announce that Villa Cofresi will be hosting an evening dinner event this year.
Wednesday, April 11th, 2012. (Theme to be announced) The beachfront Cofresi has been a consistent supporter
of the festival and will continue to be our screening venue for the daytime films this year. Thanks Villa Cofresi!
2012 - Thurs. APRIL 12th - (Theme to be announced)
The stunning Casa Islena will be hosting a buffet event this year. Thursday, April 12, (Theme to be announced) .
It is so incredible to be at this venue, beachfront, by the pool, watching a film !! Thanks Lauren and Wendi!
2012 - Fri. APRIL 13th - FRIGHT NIGHT
This year, our Fright Night event will be held in April on Friday the 13th for an extra special night of scary movies.
Shipwreck Bar and Grill will be hosting as usual with their wonderful pig roast and cool atmosphere.
Thanks Shipwreck ! www.RinconShipwreck.com
2012 - Sat. APRIL 14th - PUERTO RICAN FILM NIGHT
We are proud to announce that the Rincon Beach Resort will be hosting our special Puerto Rican Film Night this
Saturday, April 14, 2012. Last year, this event was a sell out. So be sure to watch for ticket sales to be
announced. Thank You Rincon Beach Resort! www.RinconBeach.com
2012 - Sun. APRIL 15th - AWARDS LUNCHEON / PUERTO RICAN FEATURE FILM
We are so pleased to have an added an extra event this year. A Luncheon event that will be hosted at Rincon of
the Seas - in their ballroom. This Luncheon event will showcase a Puerto Rican Feature film and short film and
will also be the time to hand out awards. You will not want to miss this event!! www.RinconofTheSeas.com
2012 - RIFF Award Winning PUERTO RICAN Short Films WILL SCREEN IN SEATTLE .
3 Puerto Rican short films that were World Premieres & won Awards at RIFF will screen from January 28 thru Feb 5,
2012 at the Children's Film Festival Seattle. Our thanks to Liz Shepherd and the Northwest Film Forum.
See more information here: http://nwfilmforum.org/
The films are:
La Carta by Angel Manuel Soto Eugenio by Jacobo Concepcion
Mio (Mine) by Julio Benito Cabrera
2012 - RIFF to sponsor screening of "Happy" - Winner of 2011 - Best Documentary, as part of World "Happy Day".
See more at www.TheHappyMovie.com
Thank You Julio Cabrera for organizing these events!
Screenings take Place Saturday, February 11, 2012 at 7pm at the following locations:
1 Iglesia Discipulos de Cristo MANATI 2. Iglesia Discipulos de Cristo SAN JUAN
Carr San Jose # 78 University Gardens 273
Manati, Puerto Rico Calle Columbia, San Juan, Puerto Rico
3. Iglesia Discipulos de Cristo AGUADILLA
Carr 467 Barrio Camaseyes
Aguadilla Puerto Rico
FYI - Did you know that Puerto Rico, back in 2000, ranked #1 "Happy People" at the World Value Survey that
Roko, the director, used for doing his documentary? Pretty Cool !!!
2012 - A Whole hearted CONGRATULATIONS to: Juan Agustin Marquez who presented his incredible documentary
"100,000" at RIFF '11. Juan has just won an Emmy !!! Congratulations !! Check out this youtube video of Juan
accepting his Emmy Award !! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLCFxof4P1M
The Most Celebrated Film Festival in Puerto Rico
Beautiful Outdoor Venues !!
Themed Dinner Events including:
Comedy Night Fright Night
Documentary & Family Nights
Puerto Rican Film Night & more !!
Daytime Beachfront Screenings!
Read about Film Festival Mission, Festival Directors, History of the RIFF, previous films screened, and Award Winners, as well as a store to purchase cool merchandise.
We are interested in seeing Short Films, Feature Films, Surfing Films, Comedies, horror films, music videos & more....
2014 Selections will be announced in March 2014.
Puerto Rico is a US Territory &
US Citizens do not need their Passports.
We are happy to hear your
comments & questions.