Community College of Rhode Island digital art professor Brian O’Malley has created the animated short film Unsheltered to help raise awareness and funds for homelessness. The six-minute film illustrates the story of a 10-year-old boy named Dara who loses both of his parents and his home in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. As the… Read more »
Stephanie Stender interviews director Claire Andrade-Watkins about her documentary Some Kind of Funny Porto Rican?”: A Cape Verdean American Story and its continuing legacy 13 years after its release.
Providence, Rhode Island, director Laura Colella was gearing up for the Los Angeles Film Festival earlier this week. Her third narrative feature, Breakfast With Curtis, will get its world premiere screening before an audience on June 14th. Colella has won more than 20 awards for her previous work and was one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25… Read more »
Since its inception seven years ago, the Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) has been known for putting the filmmaker first. Unlike many “can you top this” film festivals, RIIFF’s small town atmosphere provides a forum for filmmakers to interact with their peers, other film-lovers, and industry folk—all of whom are focused on the films,… Read more »