Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival

Tuesday, August 8 –
Sunday, August 13, 2017

Tuesday - Sunday, 7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset Street, Providence, RI

Admission: $15 for Opening Night, $10 for every other screening

Now in its 21st year, New England's largest festival, Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF), will take place August 8-13, 2017. Ranked as one of the top 10 Festivals in the United States, RIIFF is also a qualifying festival for the Live Action, Documentary and Animation Short Film Academy Awards through its affiliation with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. It was also recently named a BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) and Canadian Screen Awards (Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television)-qualifying Festival. RIIFF 2017's program will feature a diverse selection of high-profile world premiers and provide a showcase for international features, documentaries, and shorts from over 50 countries.

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