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The RiverArts Film Society (RAFS) is dedicated to providing transformative cinematic experiences by screening films with diverse perspectives followed by thought-provoking discussions.

RAFS screens at least twelve films a year in venues across Kent County. To become a member of RAFS click here

To learn more about RAFS click here

Want to Attend a Film Screening? Here’s How It Works:

  • Film screening and other events are open to RAFS members and non-members alike
  • To participate in a screening, click on the event image and click on Register for Event
  • Members attend events for free; non-members can attend events for a $10.00 donation the RAFS
  • We Encourage Everyone, member or not, to register for the event – it guarantees you a seat!

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Dr. Strangelove

May 19 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, more commonly known simply as Dr. Strangelove, is a 1964 political satire black comedy film that satirizes the Cold War fears of a nuclear conflict between the Soviet Union and the United States. The film was directed, produced, and co-written by Stanley Kubrick, stars Peter Sellers, George C. Scott and Slim Pickens.  The film is loosely based on Peter George's thriller novel Red Alert (1958). The story concerns an unhinged United States Air Force general who orders a first strike nuclear attack on the Soviet Union. It follows the President of the…

The Royal Tenenbaums, June 16

June 16 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Community Curator: Jeff Maguire The Royal Tenenbaums The Royal Tenenbaums follow the quirky, sometimes famous, and always dysfunctional Tenenbaum family over the course of a sudden and unexpected family reunion.  Elegant filming, iconic characters, and Wes Anderson’s color-saturated eye have made The Royal Tenenbaums a contemporary classic. Featuring unforgettable performances from a star-studded cast including Gene Hackman, Angelica Houston, Alec Baldwin, Danny Glover, Owen Wilson, Luke Wilson, Ben Stiller, and Gwyneth Paltrow. Directed by Wes Anderson, 2002 “Suffused with warmth…

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