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PCFF participates in 2017 Library Summer Reading Program: Build A Better World

The Summer Reading Program, sponsored by the Rhode Island Office of Library and Information Services (OLIS), is a cooperative effort among libraries in Rhode Island to motivate children and teens to read for pleasure and to help them maintain their reading skills during the summer months. The Providence Children’s Film Festival joins an amazing roster or…

Call for youth-made film entries: 2018 Youth Filmmaker Showcase!

* Now accepting 2018 youth-produced Film Submissions! (To submit films to the main Festival, click here for General application guidelines.) YOUTH FILMMAKER SHOWCASE (YFS) 2018 As part of our annual Festival, PCFF is committed to nurturing the work of young “amateur” filmmakers. The 2017 Youth Filmmakers Showcase, curated in partnership with the RISD Museum teen program, the RISD Art…

Call for 2018 Festival Film Submissions!

Call for entries! Now accepting short and feature-length films for the 9th Annual Providence Children’s Film Festival. PCFF welcomes international films including documentary, live action, animated, experimental and youth-made films that inspire our viewers to think about the world in a new way. The Providence Children’s Film Festival (PCFF) presents the best of independent and international children’s cinema to inspire,…

Book your babysitter! Tickets on sale for Grown-Ups only event on April 8!

A BENEFIT IN SUPPORT OF PROVIDENCE CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL PROGRAMMING A Special Evening of Shorts: Saturday, April 8 from 6:30pm – 9:00pm 6:30 pm, drinks/appetizers followed by screening @ Providence Athenaeum, 251 Benefit St., Providence 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…

2017 Festival Youth Filmmaking Workshop Videos now on VIMEO!

We love making movies as much as we love watching and discussing them! Over 185 youth participated in our 2017 filmmaking workshops: :  At RISD, kids learned the magic behind green screen and special effect tricks, how to animate their creature creations crafted with clay and found objects plus the art of pixelation and light painting. Designed for ages…

And the winners are…

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2017 Providence Children’s Film Festival! AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARDS Best Feature: Fanny’s Journey (Le voyage de Fanny) Belgium, France, 2016 / In French w/ English subtitles / Director Lola Doillon   2nd Place: AT EYE LEVEL Germany, 2016 / In German w/English subtitles / Director  Evi Goldbrunner, Joachim Dollhopf 3rd Place: MY…