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Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival

August 8

FLICKERS’ RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Celebrating Flickers 36th Anniversary, the Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) discovers and empowers filmmakers. Held in Providence, Bristol, Newport, Pawtucket, Cranston, Tiverton, Westerly, East Greenwich, Narragansett, Woonsocket, Westerly and other locations throughout the state of Rhode Island, RIIFF is one of only a handful of Festivals worldwide that is a qualifying event for the Academy Awards (i.e. “Oscars.”), the Canadian Screen Awards and BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts). RIIFF incorporates gala celebrations, premiere screenings, VIP guests, industry seminars, educational programs, music, architecture, history, a Providence Backlot Walking Tour, an HP Lovecraft Literary Tour, Filmmaker Conversations with Q&A’s plus award ceremonies into a weeklong extravaganza.

Cited as one of the “Best International and Short Film Festivals in the United States,” RIIFF is New England’s largest film festival, screening a record 310 films. The Festival offers countless networking opportunities that advance and enhance careers, and creates a supportive and encouraging environment for the most inquisitive creators and lovers of film. Its innovative programming, cultivated industry ties, and loyal audiences have made the Festival a strategic and desirable platform for film premieres, drawing hundreds of independent filmmakers from around the globe. RIIFF is widely recognized as a credentialed industry-friendly launch pad for the work of exceptional emerging talent.

Venue

The VETS
1 Avenue of the Arts
Providence,RI02903United States
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Website:
http://first-works.org/?p=28337

Organizer

Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival
Phone:
401.861.4445
Email:
info@film-festival.org
Website:
http://www.rifilmfest.org