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

* The 2018 YFS Film Submission window has closed. We will accept submissions for the 2019 Youth Filmmaking Showcase beginning in May 2018. (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.…

Call for 2018 Festival Film Submissions!

THE SUBMISSION WINDOW IS NOW CLOSED for the 9th Annual Providence Children’s Film Festival. We will begin accepting submissions for the 2019 Festival in May. 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…

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 2017 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…

Reel Connections at the 2017 Festival

PCFF Reel Connections make real connections between what you experience on the screen and what’s happening closer to home. We invite audiences of all ages to engage in topics from and beyond our film screenings to better understand the diverse and challenging themes and subject matter presented. Reel Connections spark richer discussions—with youth among their…