November 6 - November 22, 2015
Entertaining features, documentaries, and shorts from around the globe.
A Vacation from Ordinary Film.
Host Hotel and Sponsor of Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival
The Riverside Hotel is located in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale, on trendy Las Olas Boulevard which features cool, sub-tropical breezeways and courtyards alive with sidewalk cafes, lively nightclubs, chic boutiques, art galleries, and world class restaurants. The only hotel on Las Olas Boulevard, Riverside Hotel features Indigo Restaurant, Golden Lyon Vintage Pub, and Preston's Wine & Martini Lounge. Guests enjoy the outside pool and sundeck with a beautiful view of the yachts cruising by on the New River just steps away.
Divided by a median of flowers and shady trees, Las Olas Boulevard is Fort Lauderdale's most desirable location and runs from the center of the Downtown Business District to the Atlantic Ocean and Fort Lauderdale Beach. The name Las Olas means The Waves in Spanish.
The Riverside is a pleasant 10 minute walk from FLIFF's Cinema Paradiso in Ft. Lauderdale...or you can opt to take the free 2 minute ferry, just steps from Riverside's door. Free shuttle service is provided to FLIFF Badgeholders staying at The Riverside. The shuttle will take you to Cinema Paradiso, the numerous party locations and also to and from airport.
Only four miles away from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, Greater Fort Lauderdale & Broward County Convention Center and Port Everglades, and less than two miles from Fort Lauderdale Beach, Riverside Hotel is the perfect location for your time in South Florida. Whether your attire is swimsuits, business suits or wedding white, Riverside Hotel is the Fort Lauderdale hotel for your FLIFF Get-Away.
Book a room using our special FLIFF Rate - Available during Festival Hours