RIIFF's Oscar Night® America Tickets
Providence Oscar Night® America on Sunday, February 26, 2012 is one of only 49 official parties sanctioned by the Academy to host an official Oscar® telecast viewing party on Oscar Night
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• "Time Freak" D. Andrew Bowler and Gigi Causey
(PROVIDENCE, RI) • The excitement and glamour of Hollywood are coming to Providence on Oscar Night. Residents of Rhode Island and southern New England can experience the thrills and surprises of the 84th Academy Awards® on Sunday, February 26, 2012, at Providence’s own Oscar Night® America party which will be held at the The Vets, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence.
Oscar Night® America is the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' grassroots program that enables not-for-profit charities to host glamorous parties while raising much needed funds. In 2012, the FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) has again been selected to host Rhode Island’s only officially sanctioned party, one of only 49 official parties throughout the country sanctioned by the Academy.
The cost is $125 for those participating in the Red Carpet Gala, which includes a welcome reception, gourmet dinner, drinks, live music, raffle and screening of the Academy Awards. For those who wish to watch the Awards ceremony only on our large screen, tickets are $10 with the doors opening at 8:00 p.m.
The Honorary Chairman for the event is Steven Feinberg, Executive Director/RI Film & Television Office. The host and MC for this year's event is Rhode Island comic icon, Charlie Hall. All attendees to the event will be treated like celebrities, walking into the theatre on a red carpet that would be found at world cinematic premieres. This grand entrance will be covered live by ABC 6; official sponsor for Providence Oscar Night® America.
TICKET PURCHASE OPTIONS:
1) RIIFF's Oscar Night® America Celebration, Party/ Reception &
84th Academy Awards Vewing
When: Sunday, February 26th, 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $125.00 (Red Carpet Reception, Party and Screening)
2) Purchase a ticket to join us in watching this year's Academy Awards® on our big screen.
Where: The Vets (formerly Veterans Memorial Auditorium Arts & Cultural Center), 1 Avenue of the Arts, PROVIDENCE. The doors will open at 8:00 pm for this event.
Who: Presented and benefiting FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival; 401.861.4445
Cost: $10.00 (Screening only)
Groups are strongly encouraged with special rates available.
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ABOUT Oscar Night® America:
Since its inception in 1994, the program has generated nearly $30 million in funding for a wide spectrum of charitable organizations. The Oscar Night® America Party in Providence, Rhode Island will raise vital funds to enable the Rhode Island International Film Festival to further its educational and arts outreach efforts and underwrite RIIFF’s August 2012 season.
ABOUT THE RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL:
The mission of the Rhode Island International Film Festival is to discover and empower filmmakers. Held in Providence, and at locations throughout the state, RIIFF is one of only 65 film festivals worldwide that is a qualifying event for the Oscars. It is also New England’s largest film festival. Its innovative programming, cultivated industry ties, and loyal audiences have made the Festival a strategic and desirable platform for film premieres, drawing hundreds of independent filmmakers from around the globe. The next Festival will take place August 7-12, 2012.
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