This year’s Providence Children’s Film Festival promises to be the best yet!
More than movies for kids, PCFF brings the community together to watch, learn about, and discuss independent and international cinema. They care about the craft of filmmaking, the stories, the people, the connections, and inspiring a new generation of thinkers and doers.
To see this year’s films, go here. Buy tickets here. Visit the PCFF website. The main venues this year are the Avon Cinema, Gilder Center for the Arts (Wheeler School), Metcalf Auditorium (Chase Center/RISD Museum), and RISD Auditorium.Here are other highlights of the Film Festival:
Opening Night Party, Shorts & Films: Happening Feb 14, 2020, from 5:30-9 pm, opening night offers delicious foods from Amos House Catering and beverages from Campus Fine Wines. Also happening is interactive fun with RI-based, award winning makeup artist/costume designer Kara Andrews from Artonthespot. Opening remarks will be by Grammy-Award-winning singer-songwriter, Bill Harley.
Get Reel! Field Trips: Field trips for schools that include a curated collection of films for grades K-12.
Young Filmmaker Showcases: (Feb 23, 2020) Highlights juried films by talented local, regional, and international youth.
PCFF’s Reel Connections series: Connects filmmakers, performances, and discussions to select Festival Films.
PCFF’s Cinema Passports: Encourages kids to document their cinematic journeys to new cultures and places.
Filmmaking workshops: Brings animation and the Give Me 5 Film Lab.
Free Programming at library venues
Free admission to the RISD Museum, Newport Art Museum, and RI Museum of Science and Art.