ReadingFilmFest: it’s “rĕdding” not “rēēding”

• Reading proper noun /rĕdding/ = a small city located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Pennsylvania; famous for railroads, pretzels, Pennsylvania Dutch heritage, and a community that embraces the arts;

not to be confused with

• “reading" verb /rēēding/ = a quest for information through language

About the Festival

ReadingFilmFEST promises to be a weekend complete with interesting panels, fabulous parties, location tours, networking opportunities, and of course, great films!


ReadingFilmFEST welcomes filmmakers from the Mid-Atlantic region and around the world! Whether or not you are submitting a film to our festival, we encourage you to hang out in Reading!


Get your business involved with a multi-cultural film festival that is guaranteed to be a red carpet event!

Submit Your Film Now!

ReadingFilmFEST is now accepting submissions for both professional and student films via FilmFreeway. Don't miss your chance to be a… Read More

Melissa Varone joins ReadingFilmFEST team!

Melissa Varone will serve as FEST Manager, managing the day to day operations of the festival. With 20 years of… Read More

THIS IS READING opens July 14th!

THIS IS READING, a dynamic site-specific multimedia installation blending live performance and visual media, will occupy the historic Franklin Street… Read More

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