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tel: 401/861-4445
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All the Information You'll Need for Booking Your Festival Experience

Whether it's the Main RIIFF, the Horror Fest, the Red Carpet Experience, Roving Eye or Special Screenings...

 

 

FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival™ (RIIFF), takes place August 5-10, 2014. Screening more than 210 films and videos over six days, the Festival will be a visual and auditory feast for film enthusiasts and moviegoers alike. The largest, most prestigious and one of the fastest growing film festivals in the New England region, FLICKERS will be hosted in the historic city of Providence and select films will be screened throughout the state of Rhode Island at festival partner locations.

 

2014 will celebrate the 32nd Year of Flickers, our parent non-profit and we will be offering special rates and packages for our audiences.

 

FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival™ [a 501c(3) non-profit] presents year-round programming that celebrates the culture and art of the moving image through filmmaking and film-going experiences.

 

ORDER YOUR TICKETS AND PASSES:

Limited Edition:

Flickers'

2014 Pass

 

$250

 

tktBe treated like a visiting filmmaker and have access to all screenings during the festival. No vouchers to redeem or limits on which films you can attend.

 

A PREFECT GIFT FOR THE CINEPHILE IN THE FAMILY!

 

INCLUDES: • Access to film screenings, August 5-10th 2014 • Opening Night & Closing Night Film & Celebration (post screening party). Additionally, this pass entitles the bearer to the following: • Priority Ticket Selection before individual tickets go on sale • Priority Seating via the Wrist Band line. • Priority Seating expires 15 minute prior to show time.

 

** This pass is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law

 

Eventbrite - Limited Edition: Flickers' Pass  

 

2015

Red Carpet Experience: Providence

 

$100

 

tktThe Red Carpet Experience: Providence is a production of FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF). Guests will experience the thrills, surprises and excitement as we celebrate the film industry's most famous and fabulous evening. Rhode Island's Premiere Party will be held on stage at the The Vets, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence.

 

INCLUDES: • gourmet catered meal, spectacular desserts, silent auction and much much more.

 

Date: Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.,

The Vets, 1 Avenue of the Arts, PROVIDENCE

 

The Red Carpet Experience: Providence Makes a Great Holiday Gift.

 

Tickets will be available in time for the holdays!

 

 

RIIFF

Day-Pass

 

$45

 

tktA cost-effective and ideal way to get a real "taste" of the Festival on a day-to-day basis; everyday (except opening night). Pass available at first screening venue with your Eventbrite receipt.

 

INCLUDES: All screenings all day

 

Note that this can only be used during the main festival.

 

The RIIFF Day Pass Makes a Great Gift.

 

Eventbrite - 2013 RIIFF Day Pass

 

Special Offer:

Flickers'

Providence

Pass

 

$50

 

tktIncludes a Festival six-pack that is good year round ($60 value), and two (2) tickets to RIIFF's Opening Night Screening ($30 value) on Tuesday, August 5, 2014.


OPENING NIGHT SCREENING LOCATION FOR 2014:

Providence Performing Arts Center, Weybosset Street, PROVIDENCE

 

Eventbrite - Special Offer: Flickers' Providence Pass 

 

Special Offer:

Flickers'

Newport

Pass

 

$20

 

tktFlickers started in Newport in November 1981, 32 years ago wth its first home at the then-named "Van Alen Casino Theatre" (currently, the Stanford White Theatre). This pass provides a special reduced rate for those living in the City of Newport. Includes two (2) tickets to RIIFF's Opening Night Screening ($30 value) on Tuesday, August 5, 2014.


OPENING NIGHT SCREENING LOCATION FOR 2014:

Providence Performing Arts Center, Weybosset Street, PROVIDENCE

 

Eventbrite - 2013 Special Offer: Flickers' Newport Pass 

 

Fest Six Pack

 

$40

 

tktSix tickets for the price of four. Can be used during the Main RIIFF in August; the annual Rl lnternational Horror Festival in October, plus any special year-round film series we sponsor. No termination date. The RIIFF Six Pack Makes a Great Gift!

 

Eventbrite - RIIFF Festival Six Pack 

 

Rising Star Pass

 

$30

 

tktA transferable, multi-user pass. Valid only at The Vets. Included Admissions may be enjoyed by either the pass holder or anyone they choose until All Four Admissions have been utilized.

 

° 4 Admissions to Films at The Vets. Good during the week of the Festival. Does not include Opening Night.

 

Eventbrite - Rising Star Pass 

 

RIIFF Opening Night Screening

 

$15 screening

 

$50 for screening & Soirée Gala

 

tktA brilliant and memorable selection of Premiere short films from around the world await audiences at the gala opening night of the 17th Annual Flickers.

 

This year’s line up promises to engage and entertain while saluting RIIFF’s unique status: out of more than 7,000 film festivals world wide, the Rhode Island International Film Festival is one of only 19 qualifying Festivals with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences—the Oscars. It is the lone Festival in New England with that distinction.

 

Date: Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.,

Providence Performing Arts Center, Weybosset Street, PROVIDENCE

 

Eventbrite - 2013 RIIFF Opening Night Screening & Gala

 

DISCOVER RI: Providence Walking Tour

 

$15

 

tktJoin us for this wonderful tour of the City of Providence presented by the RI Historical Society under the aegis of the RI Film & Television Office.

 

Discover why Providence is truly a Hollywood backlot, learn about its history, and find out about some of our state's most notable and colorful characters. The goal for the tour is to provide filmmakers with an “insider’s” view of the downcity and riverwalk area with an eye toward what would be interesting/unanticipated places for filming.

 

The tour will leave from the Lobby of the Biltmore Hotel.

 

Date: Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.,

The Providence Biltmore 11 Dorrance Street, PROVIDENCE

 

Eventbrite - Discover RI: Providence Walking Tour

 

lovecraft

HP Lovecraft

Literary Walking Tour

 

$18

 

tktJoin us for this wonderful tour presented by the RI Historical Society

 

One of our most popular events returns: College Hill gets especially eerie around this time each year, when the Rhode Island Historical Society celebrates the birthday of H.P. Lovecraft. This would have been his 123rd year, and his macabre stories are no less chilling for their age: See the spots that inspired Lovecraft to write some of his most horrific tales. Walk the streets he walked, and check out places that he mentioned in works such as "The Call of Cthulhu." Ticket includes admission to the closing program of the Horror Film Festival. The tour lasts 90 min.

 

Location: John Brown House, 52 Power Street, Providence, RI

Time: The tour will take place this year, October 25 & 26th.

Cost: $18.00; Bring your eTicket with you to the Tour and Screening

 

 

Tickets will be available for Holiday purchase this year!

 

Eventbrite - H. P. Lovecraft Walking Tour & Film Screening 

 

 


 

SPECIAL DISCOUNTS AND GROUP RATES:

RIIFF offers Special 10% Advanced Purchase Reduced Ticket Rates Available, please call to order at 401.861.4445

• Members of the US Military with valid ID

• AAA members (for Festival 6-packs only)

• Members of the Newport County Chamber of Commerce (for Festival 6-packs only)

Special Group Rates:

• Groups of more than 20 = 10% discount
(Excludes special events and 3rd party rentals)

MUST BE BOOKED IN ADVANCE!

 

Other benefits of buying tickets as a group include:
• Email notifications to all future Flickers screenings
• Reserved seating at Flickers "First Look" Presentations
• Priority seating and no waiting in lines

Please call our offices at 401.861.4445 for more information on booking.

 

 


TICKETING INFORMATION:

Individual Tickets can be purchased at Festival venues:


Opening Night Film Screening - $15.00
Film Screening (Adult) - $10.00

Kidseye™ Film Screening (Adult) - $10.00
Kidseye™ Film Screening (Child) - $5.00

 

The following tickets and passes can be purchased online:

 

Opening Night Film Party & Soirée Gala - $50.00

ScriptBiz™ - $90.00

RI Film Forum - $25.00

Discover RI: Providence Walking Tour - $15.00

HP Lovecraft Walking Tour - $18.00 (Fall only)

FLICKERS Pass - $250 (Full Week film pass)

FLICKERS 6-Pack - $40.00

Rising Star Pass - $30.00

FLICKERS Providence Pass - $50.00

FLICKERS Newport Pass - $20.00

RIIFF Day Pass - $45.00

 

BOX OFFICE & THEATRE POLICIES:

Please take a moment to read out Box Office & Theatre Policies to ensure that you have the best experience while at the Festival. Please click here.

 

NO EXCHANGES OR REFUNDS. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. QUANTITIES ARE LIMITED AND MAY SELL OUT AT ANY TIME

 

ADDITIONAL TYPES OF PASSES AND ACCREDITATION:

Industry Accreditation

To apply for your Flickers Industry Pass, please submit the FLICKERS Accreditation Application. Fee for accreditation is $150. Subject to approval and available to qualified industry representatives. (Download PDF)

 

Press Accreditation

Members of the press applying for credentials must complete and return the accreditation application by two weeks before each RIIFF event. (Download PDF)


SOME IMPORTANT FESTIVAL TIPS:


Buy Tickets Early

The majority of screenings sell out fast! Purchase tickets online at this site, starting at least three weeks prior to each Festival. Become a RIIFF Member to enjoy exclusive advance sales.

 

Attend Special Events

Parties, performances, free screenings, the Rhode Island Film Forum, ScriptBiz, galas, panel discussions and many more! Check the 2014 Festival and Events for the latest info.

 

Arrive Early

Even with a ticket, you MUST arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of the screening to guarantee a seat. Give yourself ample time to park and get settled in. Venues and Parking Info.

 

Try Rush Lines

In the event of a sold-out program, a limited number of rush tickets may become available immediately before the show. A separate line for each sold-out program will be formed outside the venue box office approximately one hour before showtime. As tickets become available, they will be sold to individuals in line order while supplies last. CASH ONLY.

 

Stay for Q&A Sessions

Many filmmakers and cast members will be available to answer questions after the show. Stay in your seats for an intimate discussion.


THEATER/EVENT LOCATIONS WE USE:

 

• Interactive Map of Providence Festival Locations

 

Bell

Bell Street Chapel Theatre

5 Bell Street, Providence, RI 02909

401.273.5678

50-75 seats downstairs, www.bellstreetchapel.org

Map it:

 

hillel

Brown/RISD Hillel

89 Brown Street, Providence, RI 02906

401.863.2805

100 capacity, www.brownhillel.org

Map It:

 

Dark

The Dark Lady

17-19 Snow Street, Providence, RI 02903

401.272.6369

Map It:

 

nptBridge

Jamestown Arts Center

18 Valley Street, Jamestown, RI 02835

100 capacity, www.jamestownartcenter.org

Map it:

 

jewish

Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island

401 Elmgrove Avenue, Providence, RI 02906

401.421.4111

150 capacity, www.JFRI.org

Map It:

 

RISD

Metcalf Auditorium

RISD Museum

20 N. Main St., Providence, RI, 02903

200 capacity, www.risdmuseum.org

Map it:

 

museum

Museum of Work & Culture

42 S. Main Street, Woonsocket, RI 02895

401.769.9675

100 capacity, www.rihs.org

Map It:

 

URIProv

Paff Theatre, University of Rhode Island, Feinstein Providence Campus

80 Washington Street, Providence, RI 02903

401.277.5000

400 capacity, www.uri.edu/prov

Map It:

 

biltmore

Providence Biltmore Hotel Ballroom

11 Dorrance Street, Providence, RI 02903

800.294.7709

www.providencebiltmore.com

Map It:

 

chamber

Providence Chamber of Commerce Theatre

30 Exchange Terrace, Providence RI 02903

401.521.5000

65 capacity, www.providencechamber.com

Map It:

 

ppac

Providence Performing Arts Center
220 Weybosset Street, Providence, RI 02903
401.421.2997
3,300 capacity, www.ppacri.org

Map It:

 

showcase

Providence Place Cinemas 16

10 Providence Place, Providence, RI 02903

1.800.315.4000

215 capacity, www.nationalamusements.com

Map It:

 

ppl

Providence Public Library

150 Empire Street, Providence, RI 02903

401.455.8000

250 capacity, www.provlib.org

Map It:

 

RIF

Rhode Island Foundation

1 Union Station, Providence, RI 02903

401.427.4001

www.rifoundation.org

Map It:

 

vma

The Vets (formerly VMA Arts & Cultural Center)
1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence, RI 02903
401.621.9660
1,900 seats downstairs, www.vmari.com

Map it:

 


View RIIFF Venues 2014 in Providence in a larger map 

 


WHAT YOU'LL SEE & EXPERIENCE:

• Independent films produced and directed by filmmakers with stellar reputations.
• Films from a younger generation of filmmakers.
• Innovative videos that push the medium.
• Shorts by creative animators.
• Films for, and sometimes by, children.
• Films from a particular region, state, or country and especially from French-speaking Canada.
• Documentaries, shorts, art films, political films, comedies, experimental films & features.
• World Premieres.
• North American & United States Premieres.
• Possible future Academy Award winners.
• Retrospectives and restored classics.
• Films saluting a well-known star or director.
• Films by student filmmakers.
• Works-in-progress

• Music Videos

• Transmedia programming

• LGBTQ films and seminars

• Providence Location Walking Tour

• The RI Film Forum

• Master Classes

• Conversations with...
• Films for all tastes and interests, and
• You won't see films that would embarrass your grandmother.*

(*Well, maybe a little, but we'll warn you which ones.)

 

WHERE YOU'LL SEE IT:

Films and videos will be shown in this renaissance city at numerous sites including the The Vets (formerly the VMA Arts & Cultural Center), RISD Museum's Metcalf Auditorium, The Bell Street Chapel Theatre, URI's Paff Theatre at the Feinstein Providence Campus, special events throughout the City of Providence, plus many more to be announced.

 

COME CHOOSE YOUR FAVORITE FILM:

FLICKERS RIIFF is also a juried competition. Our judges range from an Academy Award winner and a Hollywood screenwriter to professors of film. But you can judge, too. Choose your favorite. The top audience winner receives the Viola Marshall Fest Favorites Award. Since RIIFF is an Academy Award qualifying Festival, you never know just what will happen to the film your support.

 

COME LEARN MORE ABOUT FILM:

We're offering seminars, forums and colloquia about film. Participate or just come and listen to our panel of industry professionals. Topics this year may include animation, film tax credits, SAG and the indie market, producing a feature length film, selling your script, making a niche film and creating a career, how to break into film acting, the future of digital production, sound, editing, union vs. non-union, or how to get financing and make your dreams a reality.

 

THE FLICKERS' SIDEBARS:

ScriptBiz™

Flickers' Japanese Film Festival

• Providence LGBTQ Film Festival
• Québec Film Festival (formerly the Jubilé Franco Américain)

• Francophonie Short Film Festival
• Providence Film Festival (local filmmaker focus)
KidsEye™ International Film Festival ( now in its 15th year!)

• From the North Country: Films from Canada

• Down Under: Films from Australia and New Zealand
• East West Crosswinds: Exploring Asian Culture Thru Cinema

Roving Eye International Film Festival
• Providence World Panorama (an International Film Focus)
• Rhode Island Jewish Film Festival

• Providence Underground Film Festival

• ¡Cine Ole!
New England Student Film Festival

• Going Green: Environmental Film Perspective
• Vortex Sci Fi & Fantasy Film Festival

Fascinating Rhythm: Music on Film

• Schools at RIIFF

• RI Student Film Festival™

• A Conversation with...

• Between Takes Morning Coffee Takes

• Flickers' Master Class with on...

• Roving Eye International Film Festival

 

FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival

Office: 83 Park Avenue, Suite 1, Providence, RI. 02903 (USA)
401.861.4445 (f) 401.490.6735

info@film-festival.org

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