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February 2017
Free and ticketed events. Schedule will post in January.

8th Annual Providence Children’s Film Festival

February 17 - February 26
Multiple venues, check schedule for details.
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The 8th annual Providence Children’s Film Festival takes place February 17-26, 2017 at multiple venues within walking distance of downtown Providence, with screenings, filmmaking workshops, and free activities, along with post-film conversations that help deepen the film-watching experience. Audiences of all ages will enjoy over 100 feature-length and short films—including live-action, documentary, and animation—made by…

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WORKSHOP: Stop-Motion Animation

February 24 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Wanskuck Library (PCL),
233 Veazie Street
Providence, RI 02904 United States
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Stories come to life at the library! Our library animation workshops include a screening of animated shorts to inspire, and hands-on time to create your own stories while learning about film animation. Drop in, stay as long as you like. Recommended for all ages. Due to limited space, pre-registration is recommended.  Please register by visiting…

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Free

The Power of the Documentary

February 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Providence Athenaeum,
251 Benefit Street
Providence, 02903
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A special screening and discussion geared for professional filmmakers, educators, students, and doc lovers. Why are docs for all ages? In this time of "alternative facts" is the role of documentary filmmaking changing? Lots to talk about in a great place to have a conversation...the Providence Athenaeum! This insightful discussion will be led by two…

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Free

Festival Award Ceremony

February 26 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
RISD Museum Metcalf Auditorium,
20 North Main Street
Providence, 02903 United States
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The 2017 Festival closes with an annual awards ceremony including Audience Award for Best Feature and Short, Special Jury Award for Best Feature and Short, and a Hasbro Children’s Hospital Jury Award. The Audience Award is calculated by ballots cast by the public after each Festival screening. The Special Jury Award is decided by votes…

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April 2017
$55

For Grown-Ups Only: A Special Evening of Shorts

April 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Providence Athenaeum,
251 Benefit Street
Providence, 02903
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A BENEFIT IN SUPPORT OF PROVIDENCE CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL PROGRAMMING Don't miss this once-a-year screening to support the Providence Children's Film Festival’s curated film programming from around the globe! For all of us adults who love the Festival as much as the children do, Eric Bilodeau, Director of Programming, will lightheartedly showcase what he calls…

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