Film Festival Logistics

Film Showings:

RR|FF Schedule to be announced in 2019.

Independent films from around the world will be shown in different venues in Lancaster’s downtown corridor around Prince and King Streets. Meet the filmmakers of the nominated films after their showings, as well as throughout the town. Directors, producers, actors from around the world will be attending.

Additional Information:

The Red Rose Film Festival brings filmmakers and the Lancaster community together to enjoy the wonderful stories that can be told through the medium of film. Guests will enjoy a variety of shorts, documentaries and feature-length films, as well as panel discussions and special evening events.

Films will be shown in different venues throughout downtown Lancaster (formal schedule TBD in 2019). You can purchase individual tickets, day passes or a weekend pass, depending the number of films you wish to see and the additional entertainment planned. This is a festival you won't want to miss!


$20,000 in total cash prizes will be awarded to the winners of these film categories:

Best Feature Film – $10,000 

Best Short Film – $2,500

Best Documentary – $2,500

Best Student Film – $2,500

Innovation Award (New Media) - Honorary

The Red Rose (Best Local Film) Honorary 

Film Ratings:

The Festivals’ Selection Committee reviews all films and rates them accordingly as:  F (Family), GA (General Audience), M (Mature)

Do I bring my printed Ticket Receipt to the event?

Print the ticket receipt and bring to the box office (location TBD in 2019) for the actual film pass.

Other Event Tickets:

Passes/Tickets for special events and parties can be picked up at our main event box office (Location TBD - 2019).

How do I buy tickets?

Please visit the TICKETS page for all ticketing information, schedule of events, rules and regulations, and pricing and package specifics. 

Ticket options include: 

  • All Access Pass
  • Individual tickets
  • Student discount options


Seating will vary between venues as each will vary in size and capacity. We suggest arriving at least 15 minutes prior to the screening.

Latest Information

RR|FF will have a regularly updated website with dates, times, and events that will keep our filmmakers and attendees in the loop. Also, follow us on social media for the latest updates!

What makes festival screenings unique?

The director, cast, and crew often visit festivals to attend a Q&A session after a screening. You have an opportunity to see great Independent films that you may never have a chance to see. You may even be lucky enough to see the next big hit before its official release. The venues are fun and intimate. It’s a great opportunity to enjoy a wide range of films from around the region, country and globe!