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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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Daughters of the Dust

January 20 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Daughters of the Dust Directed by Julie Dash, 1991 The first feature film directed by an African-American woman to be distributed theatrically in the United States, Daughters of the Dust is a timeless film that lyrically narrates a unique African-American experience. Set in 1902, the film follows the Peazant family, Gullah Islanders who live in a community of relative exclusion off the coast of Georgia. Because of the island’s isolation, its inhabitants—whose ancestors were brought to the U.S. as enslaved…

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