The Tri-Cities is part of a rapidly growing independent film community, featuring film festivals throughout the Pacific Northwest. Since the year 2000 the Tri-Cities International Film Festival (TRIFI) has screened more than 1000 independent (Indie) short and feature films from around the world.
This year’s festival will include films from the U.S. and 22 foreign countries. Over 200 films were submitted. The 72 hr film challenge winning films will screen on the afternoon of Oct 21st. As well as the NW film makers film track, where many NW film makers will be in attendance.
TRIFI’s motto is: “To spotlight independent films with limited budgets using unlimited imagination!” TRIFI’s goals are: 1) To promote and encourage future artists and artisans in the art, media, and technology of filmmaking; 2) To further public awareness and appreciation of motion pictures as an art form; 3) To support the education of the general public in these areas by hosting annual film exhibitions, lectures, seminars, workshops, and other activities.
TRIFI is a Washington State Nonprofit Corporation, and a registered 501c3 organization.