Seminars and Special Events

Independents Day:
A look at Independent Cinema Today

9:00 am – 10:30 am, Fri [Nov 9]
Upstairs Screening Room,
Movies at Midway
Admission: Free (Advance registration is not required)

 

Neorealism, Spaghetti Westerns and Beyond

9:00 am – 10:30 am, Sat [Nov 10]
Upstairs Screening Room,
Movies at Midway
Admission: Free (Advance registration is not required)

 

The Invisible War: A Further Examination

Every once in a while a film is so emotionally powerful, the content needs to be further
examined. The Invisible War is one of those films.

9:00 am – 10:30 am, Sun [Nov 11]
Upstairs Screening Room, Movies at Midway
Admission: Free [Advance registration is not required]

 

Children's Cinema Corner

Children’s Cinema Corner allows even the youngest film fans to enjoy the Festival. This program features screenings of films adapted from children’s books, a reading corner, craft stations, art projects and face painting. And don’t forget: complimentary popcorn will be served!

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Sat [Nov 11]
Upstairs Screening Room, Movies at Midway
Admission: Free

 

Live in the Lounge

In addition to planning your schedule of great films, don’t miss what’s happening in the Big Tent. As part of the Country Spotlight, we are pleased to bring Italy to the Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival by showcasing some traditions of the French culture.
Read below to see other activities you may include as part of your Festival experience.


Dogfish Head Bear Tasting

Sat (Nov 10), beginning at 8:30 pm
Location: Big Tent (in the bump-out)
(Sponsored by Dogfish Head Craft Brewery)

 

Italian Tarantella Dance

Sat (Nov 10), Beginning 9:15 PM
Location: Big Tent

 

Italian Sing-Along

Sat (Nov 10), Beginning 9:30 PM
Location: Big Tent

 

50/50 Drawing

Tickets will be available at the Information Booth in the Big Tent.
Drawing: Approx. 6:00 PM, Sun [Nov 11]
Cost: $1.00 per ticket. (Last year’s winner won $469)

 

Art Auction

The original artwork “Come to the Fest & Sea the World”, created by Laura Ambler, was the inspiration for the theme of this year’s Festival design. This painting will be available for purchase via a silent auction to be conducted throughout the Festival. Bids may be placed at the Information Booth in the Big Tent until 5:00 PM, Sun (Nov 11). The winning bid will be announced during the Closing Night Celebration.

 

Closing Night Celebration!

Sun [Nov 11], 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: Big Tent
Join the casual closing of the Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival’s fifteenth year. Highlights include selecting the 50/50 winner, announcing the Art Auction’s winning bid, presenting the Morris and Roslyn Fierberg Student Film Award, and, revealing the much anticipated Audience Award winners. No ticket is needed for this gathering. Beverages and food can be purchased from
on-site vendors. So relax, reflect, and rejoice at the completion of another great Festival.