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Flickers Returns to Newport in August. Join us as we screen some of our classic short films prior to the main screening of

MOVIES ON THE ROCK

 

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Jurassic Park

Showtime at Dusk: 8:15 to 8:30 pm

 

August 12th

Mrs. Doubtfire

Showtime at Dusk: 8:15 to 8:30 pm

 

August 19th

Star Trek Generations

Showtime at Dusk: 8:15 to 8:30 pm

 

August 26st

Breakfast Club Dusk

Showtime at Dusk: 8:00 to 8:15 pm

 

Since 2006, movie goers have been invited to bring a blanket, beach chairs and picnic dinner to the quarry meadow of Ballard Park to enjoy free movie screenings. This year, we could not be prouder to support this great community program by providing some of our classic shorts as part of each program.

 

mapSOME DETAILS YOU SHOULD KNOW:

• Movies will be shown in the Quarry Meadow.

• Smoking is prohibited by law in Ballard Park.

• Seating is on the grass.

• Films will begin at dusk.

• Picnic dinners welcome.

• Parking available in the Rogers High School parking lot.

• Please allow 15 minutes to make your way down to the quarry meadow.

 

BALLARD PARK is located at the corner of Hazard & Wickham Roads in Newport, RI

FREE Call 619.3377 for more information.


RIIFF EXPO-d 2015

It was a really busy week as we participated in business expos in Newport, RI and New York City. The Newport Expo drew over a 1,000 participants and the GLBT Expo at the Javit's Center in New York drew over 36,000 folks. Both events were great successes and we introduced the 2015 Poster design by Michael Chevalier of Linchpin, receiving great feedback and support.

 

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Our team at the Javit's Center in Manhattan for the Annual LGBT Expo where we host the Video Lounge with our friends from the Long Island Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (http://www.liglff.org). Each year, the Festivals bring together a unique team of collaborators who help curate the Lounge, making for an entertaining and enlightening afternoon. From cutting edge new work, filmmaker interviews, live musical performances, fashion, comedy, dance and even a “You Be the Judge” program where you can select the films that will play at the Festivals, the Video Lounge has

become an entertainment mainstay of the Expo.

 

cozy

After the Expo, our team headed to lower Manhattan to the Cozy Dinner for a relaxing meal and a bit of R&R. Great sports all: Timothy Haggerty our Technical Director; Carol Conley (our food guide) from the RI Film and Television Office; Lawrence J. Andrade, Flickers Board; and Shawn Quirk our Program Director holding a dessert for his wife, Katie (who was good enough to let him come with us to play in the Big Apple.)


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