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THE REEL INDEPENDENT FILM EXTRAVAGANZA

RIFE IS A LIST OF EVENTS CREATED BY FILMMAKERS FOR FILMMAKERS.  THE EVENTS STRIVE TO PRESENT THE BEST OF TRULY INDEPENDENT FILMS IN A VARIETY OF CATEGORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD IN ENVIRONMENTS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE UNIQUE OPPORTUNITIES FOR PARTICIPANTS TO INTERACT WITH ONE ANOTHER AND ENJOY THE WORLD OF CINEMA.

 

THE CREATORS OF RIFE ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THAT WE'VE EVOLVED FROM A WEEK LONG FESTIVAL TO A YEAR LONG FESTIVAL!

RIFE IS WORKING TO BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN LOCAL FILMMAKERS, THE FILM LOVER AND THE DOMESTIC/INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM SCENE.  HIGHLIGHTING THE TALENTS OF LOCAL, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL FILMMAKERS, RIFE OFFERS A DIVERSE PROGRAM AND FOSTERS PUBLIC AWARENESS OF INDEPENDENT CINEMA AS A CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL ASSET.  

The Reel Independent Film Extravaganza is presented by Reel Independent Films Extravaganza, Inc., a 501 (c) 3 non-profit public charity.

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American Comic
BackBeat

8 diverse Washington metropolitan comedians take the stage for this stand up comedy movie. -

directed by Anthony M. Greene

Beth, practical, and River, impractical, meet as children and end up spending their lives together. They struggle with their differences as they travel though life’s rites of passage. - directed by Martin Blank

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Doubts

DOUBTS, a poem by Julie Flanders with animation by Phoebe Cavise, is both a light and serious reminder to believe in something better than your uncertainties. 

- directed by

Julie Flanders/Phoebe Cavise

Dakota

A week in the life of Dakota, a talented but aimless singer in DC, besieged by a failed relationship and struggling to make peace with her past. - directed by Roberto Carmona

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Frat House

Two friends make their way to an epic house party on campus. Along the way, they run into a dangerous fraternity member who will not only cost them their night, but their friendship and even their lives.

- directed by Rodney Cox

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Fun More

An experimental animated film

- directed by Wally Chung

Make Your Move

In the year 1987 two bitter rivals in the world of professional Chess meet to determine who is the greatest player to have ever lived.

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ROUGH

Two exes sort out their past relationship while training for a upcoming fight.

- directed by Joe Carabeo

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Concealer

A woman tries to leave her locked bedroom door in this experimental film about a woman's permissibility.

directed by Jenna Cipollini

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Four Points

Four average citizens have been selected by the newly elected tech-genius President of the United States to participate in a game that will determine the policy of the new administration. 

- directed by Cadell Cook

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KALI

A young man is haunted by a vengeful goddess for his crimes.

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Summer Hill

The teenagers of a rural town are confronted by the not-so-charming realities of their hometown on the eve of its annual beauty pageant.

- directed by Tyler C. Peterson