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River's Edge International Film Festival



The River's Edge International Film Festival returns to Maiden Alley Cinema in August 2020! This multi-day event in Paducah, Kentucky is built on showing and promoting quality independent film from around the world with a focus on the filmmaker and film lover's experience. With multiple venues to experience the expansive world of cinema, attendees can participate in exhibition, education, and networking with contemporaries.

Downtown Paducah offers great theater, fine dining, eclectic shopping and exquisite art galleries along with a beautiful and historic riverfront. Patrons can see films in a number of welcoming and comfortable locations.

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Showcasing Independent Film From Around the World - See how REIFF has leveraged Paducah's Creative City connections to celebrate global filmmakers

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The Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau is updating event descriptions to reflect postponements and cancellations in response to COVID-19. We encourage travelers to call ahead to confirm event plans and reference our COVID-19 resource page for updated local information!

​See our "SOCIAL DISTANCING" INSPIRATION GUIDE for virtual Paducah experiences, outdoor activities and ways to support local businesses at this time.

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