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A Toast!: RKO Army Raises $4,100 for RI Pride Food Drive

“The Rocky Horror Stay-at-Home Show” was an online event on May 8 that raised more than $4,100 for the RI Pride Emergency Supply Drive, a COVID-19 relief program that provides boxes containing a one-week supply of food and hygiene supplies to those in need. After The Rocky Horror Picture Show film was released in 1975 […]

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Life Inside a Global Pandemic: Local filmmakers team up to create a story for our times

When local playwright, screenwriter and director Lenny Schwartz was faced with lockdown, he turned to art to help him cope. “I posted on Facebook, ‘Hey! Who wants to do a project?’ and people responded,” he said. Schwartz wrote more than 100 short pieces that he sent to more than 100 actors across the country who […]

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Watch It!: 20 films, shows, and novels to keep you paranoid while quarantined

Either by choice or not, we all will be spending a lot of time indoors. Even after lying in bed contemplating our mortality, raiding the fridge and fighting over toilet paper, our schedules will still be open enough for us to take a look at our infinitely expanding watchlist. Art imitates life and a lot […]

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Silver Screen Scene: These film screening sites leave traditional theaters behind

Rhode Island is no stranger to big film events. But if you do a little digging, there are several off-the-beaten-path options where local cinephiles can celebrate celluloid on a consistent basis. From Hollywood to Hope Street, mainstream movies and local films alike can be found screening around the state on the regular with these organizations […]

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Something for Everyone: The Providence French Film Festival returns

The Providence French Film Festival 2020 (“PFFF20”), now in its 22nd year, will screen all of its events on the Brown University campus at the Granoff Center for the Arts, 154 Angell St, PVD. All screenings are open to the public, and tickets may be purchased on the web either in advance or by entering […]

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Rhode Island Animators Unite!: Rhode Island Independent Animators Shorts to be screened in Jamestown

On February 6, the first screening of Rhode Island Independent Animators Shorts will take place at the Jamestown Arts Center, and according to curator Brian O’Malley, it’s “going to be epic!” “The screen is of a cinematic scale — big!” exclaims O’Malley. “The focus of this series of screenings is to bring short animated films […]

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