10th Annual Providence Children’s Film Festival

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


Supa Modo (Kenya)

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

      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.