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River Atreyee is a monthly live screening film, music, and screenwriting competition with a live Screening & Awards Show Event along with live telecast on social media and TRIPVILL TV in the land of the ancient valley of the pre-historic river of Atreyee surrounded by undulating grassland and Widespread green landscape and all that nature has in Balurghat. just a few kilometres away from Bagdogra airport and Balurghat railway station, uniquely the place where the audience are
international all time of the year as it is a most major international tourist attraction. Here in the lap of nature we are ready to give you Awards, Live screening, Live broadcast of the event showing your film worldwide and free Promotion and added Distribution consultation. The monthly live screenings take place at the end of each month at the below mentioned venue.
The forest and widespread green landscape of Balurghat washed by the Atreyee river and tributaries have given birth to it’s cinematic landscape and audience. Every month a lot of tourists from the different countries visit the place to get the utmost achievement of their lives. We present them these film festivals and show your films sometimes in open air by the side of the river on the bank of the river. Wherever you look from the permanent venue, there will be only nature and only cinema.
The sole purpose of RAIFF to celebrate the joy of creation in the lap of nature, the land of rich cinematic heritage and antiquity . So it has been the attraction of all film lovers from the birth of cinema. RAIFF showcases an outstanding presentation of independent filmmaking, while also building a strong sense of community around the art of visual storytelling.
RIVER ATRAYEE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL honors films from around the world with a vast array of awards in different categories and genres. Our mission is to discover diverse new voices & to promote artists’ work through numerous platforms. With all traditional categories we have also the SUB ALTERN category which particularly focuses on cult film. We added CONTINENTAL category to showcase particularly a continent, it’s society, peoples and culture.
In each edition, Filmmakers can submit their projects to have them judged by award winning industry professionals against a high standard of merit and compete with other filmmakers across the globe. Every submission can add numerous additional judging categories, but MUST submit to a MAIN CATEGORY to be considered for additional consideration. Please include the names being credited in your cover letter.
Within forty eight hours of the submission we start the promotion of your film in all our platforms and start to sort out the distribution path of your film globally.
The monthly live screening takes place each month at an auditorium of Balurghat and Kolkata both, on the bank of river Atreyee surrounded by green forest. The Golden A Awards gala will take place in first month of the year at the most prestigious auditorium of Balurghat. All monthly winners of the year will be automatically nominated for the prestigious GOLDEN A AWARDS (the best of the best) and they will be invited to attend our Annual Live Screening Gala in presence of juries, critics, film scholars and eminent movie personalities from across the globe. Films entered in multiple categories may win multiple awards!
Present at our venue
Manmatha Macha Auditorium
Balurghat, West Bengal