10th Annual Providence Children’s Film Festival

Celebrating A Decade of Wonder: February 15-28, 2019

TICKETS GO ON SALE JANUARY 21, 2019!

Films. Reel Connections. Workshops. Field TripsExtraordinary independent and international films that cultivate empathy, foster a global perspective, spark new ideas and inspire audiences to think critically about their world. Tickets on sale and full film schedule available mid-January. 

Supa Modo (Kenya)

10th ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS
Over 140 thoughtfully curated films from 35+ countries, including:

    • 30th Anniversary show of Miyazaki’s Kiki’s Delivery Service (Japan)
    • Heartwarming/breaking Rhode Island documentary Tre Maison Dasan (USA)
    • East Coast premieres Film School Africa (South Africa), Supa Modo (Kenya), Los Bando (Norway), Kīpuka: Anti-Bully Project (Hawaii)
    • Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter Bill Harley will attend screenings of his short film “Take A Walk Around The Block”
    • A Decade Of Wonder short film reel featuring audience favorites from the past 10 Festivals
    • Meet 2018 Academy Award Short Film Nominees Ru Kawahata and Max Porter (“Electric Car”, “Davy Crockett”, “Negative Space”) 
    • Documentary short about nationally-renowned local balloon sculptress Janice Lee Kelly

    OPENING NIGHT PARTY & FILM | SUPA MODO (Kenya, 2018)
    February 15 from 5:30-9:00pm @ RISD Museum

    • Delicious foods from Amos House Catering and beverages from Campus Fine Wines.
    • Wonder Wander! Be an explorer and star in your own mini travel adventure film
      with friends and family using the magic of stop-motion animation. With Rhode Island based filmmaker/artist Rachel Blumberg. In partnership with Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy.
    • Short & Sweet Shorts and Feature film (Supa Modo)

    AND MORE…

    • The Festival takes place at multiple venues within walking distance of downtown Providence and satellite venues across Rhode Island
    • Juried films by talented local, regional and international youth at the Youth Filmmaker Showcases (Feb. 22 & 24)
    • Filmmakers, performances, and discussion accompany selected films in our Reel Connections series
    • Kids document their cinematic journeys to new cultures and places with PCFF Cinema Passports
    • Give Me 5 Film Lab and animation filmmaking workshops
    • FREE programming at library venues
    • FREE admission to the RISD Museum, Newport Art Museum, and RI Museum of Science and Art (RIMOSA)

    GET REEL! FIELD TRIPS: Thematic compilations of short films offer new ways to see the world. Each curated collection is filled with compelling and innovative stories for grades K-12 that inspire creative and critical thinking. Take a field trip February 26-28 or book a mini-Festival at your school! Details.

    THANK YOU TO OUR 2019 FESTIVAL SUPPORTERS.
    FESTIVAL DETAILS AND FAQs HERE.