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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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Two Homegrown Films on the Underground Railroad: October 27

October 27 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Soldier for Freedom is a heart-wrenching yet triumphant story of Harriet Tubman. Filmed on location here on the Eastern Shore and featuring Chestertown resident Pat Martin, the film briefly shares the dramatic, difficult story of Tubman’s life as an enslaved child and adult, her pursuit of freedom on the Underground Railroad, and her determination to end slavery and bring liberty and justice to others. The short film is a deeply moving introduction to the park’s exhibits and programs, highlighting all…

The Fall – November 17

November 17 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Community Curator:  Alicia Kozma The Fall In 1915 Los Angeles, stuntman Roy Walker (Lee Pace) is hospitalized, bedridden and possibly paralyzed after taking a jump in his first film. He meets Alexandria (Catinca Untaru), a young Romanian-born patient in the hospital who is recovering from a broken arm, and begins to tell her a story about her namesake, Alexander the Great. Alexandria is told she has to leave, but Roy promises to tell her an epic tale if she returns the next day.…

The Spirit of the Beehive – December 8

December 8 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Community Curator:  Marc Dykeman The Spirit of the Beehive (Spanish: El espíritu de la colmena) is a 1973 Spanish drama film directed by Víctor Erice. The film was Erice's debut and is considered a masterpiece of Spanish cinema. In the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War, Ana, a sensitive seven-year-old girl in a rural Spanish hamlet is traumatized after a traveling projectionist screens a print of James Whale's 1931 "Frankenstein" for the village. The youngster is profoundly disturbed by the scenes in which the monster murders…

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