RIIFF ENCORE SERIES 2019-2020
The Third Thursday Film Series Returns
Catch up on the films you loved -- or missed -- from the 2019 Festival
You hear the whirl of the camera. You see the flash of the bulb. The crowd starts to buzz. Style and arts converge and you are at the annual Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF).
Each year, the Festival screens hundreds of titles from across the globe. In 2019, RIIFF present 310 international films and 347 filmmakers descended on Providence to premiere their work. The brilliance of the films created memories that still resonate with our audience. To answer the frequent request to rescreen some of the top films from the Festival, we created the RIIFF ENCORE SERIES.
Now headng into its 19th year, the series will be located this year at the newly opened ACOUSTIC JAVA CAFE AND MICROCINEMA, 204 South Main Street, Providence, RI.
The RIIFF ENCORE SERIES will take place on the Third Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchasd at the door or online.
Here are this season's program dates:
November 21, 2019
December 19, 2019
January 16, 2020
February 20, 2020
March 19, 2020
April 16, 2020
May 21, 2020
June 18, 2020
July 16, 2020
August 20, 2020
The Films Coming November 21st:
All On a Mardi Gras Day | Michal Pietrzyk, Director | 22 min. | United States, 2019.
All on a Mardi Gras Day is an intimate portrait of one man's obsessive journey through the secret 200-year culture known as Mardi Gras Indians: African-American men who spend all year making feathered suits to honor their runaway slave ancestors and the Native American tribes who housed them during their escape.
Divine Providence | Salvatore Mancini, Director | 57 Min. | United States, 2019.
This feature length documentary film tells the story of Providence, Rhode Island's uniqueness from it's colonial period through it's century of greatness, its decline and rebirth and continuous through the four phases of its rebirth as a Renaissance City. At its core is it's treasure house of 18th, 19th and 20th century architecture. In each phase the film examines the historical and architectural context in which the plans were conceived and realized, and connect each phase to the individuals and agencies that brought it to fruition
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: The Acoustic Java Café and Microcinema
204 South Main Street
Providence, RI 02903
Tickets can be purchased online or at the door
For Information on the Acoustic Java Café:
Everyone is welcome!
Tickets can also be purchased at the door or online at the link above ...