Dream Horse Rides Again at RiverRun
by Mark Burger | Yes Weekly | March 31, 2021
Around this time each year, the RiverRun International Film Festival traditionally hosts a launch party touting the films and special guests scheduled to be a part of the festival. Circumstances being what they are during the COVID-19 pandemic, the RiverRun International Film Festival’s traditional kick-off event will be virtual this year and will be broadcast on the festival’s website.
The 23rd annual RiverRun festival will be held May 6–16, 2021 in Winston-Salem, NC. Tickets will be available for purchase by members on April 8 and by the general public on April 12. The complete schedule will be accessible through the RiverRun website, as are ticket sales.
The film, which was originally scheduled as last year’s closing-night film, is the fact-based comedy/drama Dream Horse, starring Toni Collette and Damian Lewis, and will instead be screened at this year’s festival.
The film’s distributor, Bleecker Street Media, believed so strongly in its potential that it opted not to release it on-demand and instead wait until more theaters had opened. Thus, Dream Horse rides again at RiverRun.
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