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StudentFEST

ReadingFilm’s core mission is to develop the production community in the region. This is our third year of including special competition for student filmmakers in the ReadingFilmFEST. Student filmmakers comprise a special group of independent filmmakers. They have not yet made the connections required of professional filmmakers, but they have fresh ideas and new visions […]

Media Advisory

Media Advisory

READING, Pa, May 12, 2021 — The ReadingFilmFEST is the recipient of a $35,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. The money will support the festival’s development initiatives, including production, marketing and promotion, and year-round administrative expenses. “It is vitally important to support the arts when considering community and economic development, […]

Made-In-Reading Mini FilmFEST at First Energy Stadium

Made-In-Reading Mini FilmFEST at First Energy Stadium

PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE Reading’s Fightin’ Phils presents a Party with a Purpose with ReadingFIlmFEST on Thursday, August 27th doors open at 5:30 pm, event starts at 6 pm at First Energy stadium. The outdoor event will present ReadingFilmFEST’s Made-in-Reading block of films, featuring the premiere screening of DUST NUGGETS by Sue Lange and Andrew Pochan, […]

Black Lives Matter Statement

Black Lives Matter Statement

ReadingFilmFEST believes black lives matter and the inequitable, marginalization, and brutal treatment of African Americans is unacceptable. We stand in solidarity with those working to bring about social justice and improving the lives of minorities. We are committed to helping build a society where everyone can live with dignity. Since its inception, ReadingFilmFEST has celebrated […]

ReadingFilmFEST Responds to Covid-19

ReadingFilmFEST Responds to Covid-19

Like many organizations, ReadingFilmFEST has had to revamp this year’s film festival to ensure the health and safety of our volunteers, filmmakers and audience. Based on projections regarding Covid-19, this year’s event will be a Hybrid event, combining both virtual and in-person activities.  The festival will include an outdoor celebration and drive-in style screening of […]

ReadingFilmFest gets $25,000 grant from Pennsylvania

ReadingFilmFest gets $25,000 grant from Pennsylvania

By David Mekeel dmekeel@readingeagle.com @dmekeel on Twitter The ReadingFilmFest is about so much more than just watching movies, Cammie Harris told the crowd gathered Tuesday morning inside the GoggleWorks‘ Boscov Theater. The film festival’s executive director, standing on the theater’s stage, said it’s about developing and exploring culture. It’s about economic development. And with the […]

Rocky Horror Picture Show Costume Contest Reception & Screening

Rocky Horror Picture Show Costume Contest Reception & Screening

Costume Contest & Reception Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 9:00 p.m. at The Peanut Bar 2 Screenings Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 10:30pm at The GoggleWorks Boscov Theater Friday, November 1, 2019 at 10:30pm at The GoggleWorks Boscov Theater The Rocky Horror Picture Show is the ultimate cult classic that brings out the weird in […]

Special Festival Screening and Concert

On November 3, ReadingFilmFEST presents a film screening of Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice at 2:30pm at the GoggleWorks Boscov Theater. Followed by Q&A with Pete and Mike Ronstadt (The Ronstadt Brothers), Linda’s nephews, who will close the festival with a special concert on Sunday, November 3 – 6:30 PM at the WCR […]

Building a Film Community

Building a Film Community

Reading Film Fest was created by filmmakers for filmmakers and film lovers. We understand the importance of festivals in creating opportunities for filmmakers to meet their audiences, network with other professionals and promote their films. By supporting filmmakers, we’ve learned that our audience benefits by being able to engage in truly meaningful dialogue with the creators of film. Once again, […]

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