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Richmond International Film Festival – The Richmond International Film Festival (RIFF) is one of the largest international competitive film festivals in the Mid-Atlantic bringing more than 120 cutting edge films to RVA, plus industry panels, screenwriting workshops, Q&As, live musical performances, red carpet awards, and entertainment mixers that usher the spirit of Hollywood into Virginia’s Bowtie Movieland/Criterion and the historic Byrd Theater, a venue touted by USA Today as “one of the top 10 places to still see a movie in splendor in the United States.”
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Scriptwriters Network – Scriptwriters Network creates a sense of community with Writers helping Writers, providing a network for sharing knowledge, learning and support. Focused on education and learning, Scriptwriters Network has four or more events a month.