The 2011 Providence Children’s Film Festival is more than just great movies: PCFF runs educational workshops to give children from across the community a chance to explore their own creativity. This year, the festival will feature free drop-in art workshops sponsored by RISD Museum. In association with AS220, PCFF is proud to offer Spoken Word [...]
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Here’s a sneak peak at one the films that will be shown during the 2011 Providence Children’s Film Festival, February 17-22nd. The 2011 Providence Children’s Film Festival is delighted to announce the Southern New England premiere of Eleanor’s Secret, a beautiful animated feature. When his old aunt dies and leaves 7 year-old Nathaniel her huge book collection, he discovers the books shelter all the heroes of children’s literature. Nathaniel finds he must brave everything to save his tiny friends from being destroyed forever.
No more “Sold Out Blues” for Providence Children’s Film Festival (PCFF) fans! Advanced online ticketing for the 2011 Providence Children’s Film Festival begins February 1. This year’s festival runs February 17-21, 2011. Seating is limited. Tickets for shows that have not sold out will be available at venue on day of show. Adult tickets are $7.50, children $5. Special thanks to the RISD Museum: ticketholders receive free admission to the museum on the weekend of the festival!
We will be posting some sneak peaks of our favorite films, special events and workshops in the weeks leading up to the festival. Hope to see you at the movies!
Here it comes! Fantastic films, educational workshops—five days of delightful fun! And ticket holders receive free admission to the RISD Museum the weekend of the festival! New this year: advanced online ticketing, making it easier for families to plot out their fun. Visit www.pcffri.org for all the latest information! The Providence Children’s Film Festival was [...]
I know there is much debate on how much media time is good for kids. I agree kids should have plenty of opportunities for play inside and out. They should have time to be bored, use their own imagination and create their own worlds. In our house media time means movies. So over vacation my boys were thrilled to use some of their free time out of school free of home work to indulge their passion. After receiving the Klutz Tricky Video book they decided to make their own film with sound effects.
Rhode Island filmmakers Edward J. Delaney and Steven Withrow will screen Library of the Early Mind, a feature-length documentary film exploring children’s literature, at the Chase Center Auditorium at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) on Wednesday, November 10, 2010, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. The screening, which is free and open to the public, [...]
Due to illness, Tom Luckey will not be at the film with his son, Spencer Luckey for Q & A. Providence Children’s Museum presents two screenings of the provocative documentary film “LUCKEY” followed by Q & A at Cable Car Cinema on Wednesday, October 6th. Meet the Filmmaker and Acclaimed Artists Tom and Spencer Luckey, [...]
Now in its 14th year, FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival™ (RIIFF) will take place August 10-15, 2010. In its brief life span, the Festival has become a leading juried competition showcase for international independent filmmakers and their work. Although many of the films are geared for adults—so plan a night out with out the [...]
Today’s post was co-written by Anisa Raoof and local young movie critics, Flick and Flack. They LOVE movies and review their favorite children’s films on their website, FlickFlackMovieTalk.com. Here is our list of summer movies for kids—not all are for little kids. Use the information below to help you make decisions of which ones are [...]
My kids have loved music since they were babies. When they were fussy, music was the way to calm them. Along with lullabies and rounds of Wheels on the Bus, they listened to Toe Jam Puppet Band, Dan Zanes and Bill Harley along with a heavy dose of Motown, The Beatles, They Might Be Giants, [...]