RRFF is dedicated to the enrichment of Lancaster through the promotion of independent films and continued economic development, celebration of the arts, tourism growth, and education of the industry. This film festival recognizes the many voices of filmmakers across the planet and celebrates their perspectives, cultures and visions.
RRFF seeks to expand an thriving arts community in Lancaster, home to world-renowned artists, musicians and entertainers. RRFF will build on this foundation and become a new arena for filmmakers to showcase global perspectives and independent thought to a variety of audiences. The long-term goal for this film festival is to enhance cultural and economic development in Lancaster and tourism throughout the region.
Downtown Lancaster, the site of the Red Rose Film Festival, is a charming reminder of the region's history of cultural diversity and a look to the future. This small city is thriving with world-class restaurants, dazzling nightlife options, small business owners and merchants, museums, live music venues, gorgeous parks and the oldest continuously operated farmers' market in the nation—all in a 7.4-square-mile location.