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83 Park Street, Suite 5

Providence, RI 02903 USA
tel: 401/861-4445
401/490-6735 (f)


Mailing Address:

PO Box 162

Newport, RI 02840 USA

Street Address:

36 Rhode Island Avenue,

Newport, RI 02840 USA



RIIFF Photography

Courtesy of Mike Braca


Video Promotions by

Eric Latek, George T. Marshall, Shawn Quirk, J. Scott Oberacker, William Smyth &

Duncan Putney






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RED Carpet



This year's Red Carpet Experience is on Sunday, March 2nd, 2014.

Join us for an evening of elegance as we celebrate an amazing body of cinematic work.






Enjoy a private gourmet meal for two with Executive Director, George T. Marshall at his home in Newport. Prepared by George and his partner, Lawrence Andrade, this evening will be a summer barbeque prior to the summer's Festival. Relaxed, intimate and a chance to get a behind-the-scenes look at how the Festival is created. Includes Passes to RIIFF's Opening Night Gala.




Trinity Repertory Theatre Production

Two tickets to see a new play at the Tony-award winning Trinity Repertory Theatre in downtown Providence . Enjoy a gift certificate for some preshow cocktails.





Rhode Island International Film Festival

FLICKERS invites you and a friend to our 18th Annual festival this August! Receive two FLICKERS Passes, which offer admission to all screenings and networking parties. Discover next year's Oscar® nominees and the next stars of the industry. Opening Night this year will be at PPAC!




Alayne White Spa “Peels, Parafin and Pinot Noir Package” – What could be better than enjoying some beauty time sipping a glass of wine? Four friends enjoy a great night out that includes tips from a makeup artist, skin care lessons with an amazing peel and a paraffin treatment for your hands. Yes, you get the spa all to yourselves…




The Providence Performing Arts Center is the restored jewelbox of a theatre that has now become the home for major new shows bound for Broadway, or touring the country. Enjoy two tickets to see a major new production at PPAC for an evening you will not forget.






FESTIVAL BALLET PROVIDENCE is a Rhode Iskand arts treasure. Enjoy tickets to the March production or to their spring production.



A yearly Membership to the Alliance Francaise Providence which includes discounted or free admission to cultural programs and cinema nights, and member discounts for language study in French or Spanish for adults, teens, or children.


The International Tennis Hall of Fame is a non-profit institution dedicated to preserving the history of tennis, inspiring and encouraging junior tennis development, enshrining tennis heroes and heroines and providing a landmark for tennis enthusiasts worldwide. Enjoy two passes to the 2014 Hall of Fame Tennis Championships for either Monday, July 7 or Tuesday, July 8th.




The Preservation Society of Newport County is a non-profit organization whose mission is to protect, preserve, and present an exceptional collection of house museums and landscapes in one of the most historically intact cities in America. Enjoy tickets to Society properties and discover the best of the area's architectural, decorative arts, landscape and social history.




In 1926, a local industrialist named Arthur Darman invested nearly one million dollars to build the Stadium Theatre and the adjacent office building in downtown Woonsocket, Rhode Island. He called the theater the Stadium in reference to its stadium style seating; which uses elevated rows to give every patron the luxury of feeling that they have the best seat in the house. Not only did Mr. Darman fund the theater project, he also influenced its design. He chose an elaborate but stylish look that set the theater apart from what he felt were the gaudy movie houses of the day. His preference was the eighteenth century neoclassical style, and it is evident throughout the building. Today the Stadium Theatre has been completely restored. Enjoy passes to a performance at this amazingStadium Theatre, Woonsocket, RI.


Escape your everyday stress and tension with an unforgettable Massage Therapy by Nikos Stamatakos, two one-hour sessions are available at this year's silent auction. Niko is a specialist in deep tissue, neuro-muscular, and reiki therapies. He is also a physical trainer.


Five course meal for two at Gracie's Restaurant in Providence. About the Resturant: At Gracie’s the mission is simple – enhance and educate the palate with the freshest ingredients and flavors. Guests take center stage too with a philosophy focused on surprising and exciting through personal care and service. The Gracie's team is motivated by a central goal – making sure each dining experience is memorable. With an eye toward sourcing the freshest ingredients, they change their menu seasonally to reflect the flavors found at each time of the year. And, Gracie's looks to local farms and purveyors, and even has its own roof-top garden, to reap the best each season has to offer. Four Diamond Award winner by AAA.




The Vets holds a unique place in the cultural life of Rhode Island as a performance venue for legendary artists, local performers and community traditions. The theater celebrates flawless acoustics, a breathtaking proscenium stage and exquisite interior with a one-of-a-kind ceiling featuring the shields of Rhode Island’s original 39 communities. Veterans Memorial Auditorium is also home RIIFF, to the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra, Festival Ballet Providence and the Providence Singers. Over the year’s scores of legendary performers have illuminated The Vets grand stage, including such classical and contemporary greats as Pavarotti, Nureyev and Tony Bennett. Enjoy two tickets to an upcoming production at historic Vets.




Theatre-By-the-Sea (also known as Theater by the Sea) is an historic theater and playhouse at Card Ponds Road in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. Since its founding in 1933, many famous "golden era" stars have played TBTS including Marlon Brando, Carol Channing, Groucho Marx, Tallulah Bankhead, Mae West, Judy Holiday, Shelley Winters, and many others. Enjoy Tickets for two to a memorable performance at Theatre-by-the-Sea.




The purpose set forth by Ocean State Theatre Company, Inc. is to preserve and pass on the tradition of live, professional, theatre - including the American Musical - and to pursue avenues of enrichment and education for the benefit of the state of Rhode Island and the surrounding region through the theatre arts. Enjoy tickets for two to a performance at Ocean State Theatre.




Eleven Forty Nine Restaurant in Warwick offers contemporary American cuisine in an upscale casual atmosphere for Lunch, Dinner, and Brunch dining. Their highly trained staff takes pride in providing customers with a great experience through their exquisite attention to detail, superior food quality, and a comfortable ambiance. Eleven Forty Nine Restaurant has received tremendous support and recognition from local diners. They have been awarded by RI Monthly and their readers Best Brunch, Best Lunch, Best Place for Live Entertainment, Best New Restaurant, Best Neighborhood Bar, and Best Kids Meal. Eleven Forty Nine is a full-service metropolitan restaurant set in a hip, suburban location. Enjoy a full Brunch for Two at the 1149 Restaurant.




Nothing says summer on Aquidneck Island than Polo. The Newport International Polo Series' 2013 season is shaping up with an exciting lineup of action-packed polo matches featuring an all-star lineup of international competitors playing against USA, a City Series featuring US rivals playing against Newport, recording-setting audiences and great special events for fun on and off the field this year.

We have 10 General Admission Tickets that are waiting for you!




Each year, the Festival teams up with the RI Historical Society to present walking tours to visiting filmmakers and friends of the Festival. In August we present a Providence Backlot Tour o and later in the month, on his birthday, an HP Lovecraft Walking Tour. In October, during the Horror Guest, we repeat the Lovecraft Tour. This year, offer both tours, which include film screenings, and Festival 6-Pack. What a great way to meet filmmakers, get behind the scenes of the Festival and learn about the capital city of Providence.






Three exquisite pieces: Framed and signed photographs by award-winning local artist and friend of the Festival, Carol Conley.




Two Signed photographs by actor Mark Ruffalo. His most recent film, "Infinitely Polar Bear," which was shot in Rhode Island (and at the Bell Street Chapel, one of our long-term venues), had its World Premiere at the Sundance Festival. The film is set for distribution by Sony. Mark is currently in London shooting the next "Avengers" film.




Signed theatrical poster for Disney's "Frozen."


Signed theatrical poster for Disney's "Wreck it Ralph."
Signed poster from Lincoln by Steven Spielberg and Daniel Day Lewis.
Signed poster of Mary Poppins by Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke.
Signed poster of Wolf of Wall Street by Leonardo Di Caprio and five cast members.
Signed Sheet Music from Titanic, "My Heart Will Go On," by Celine Dion.
Signed 8" x 10" photograph of actor Jeremy Irons.
Signed 11" x 14" photograph of Al Pacino from The Godfather.


ABOUT The Red Carpet Experience: Providence:

Formerly known as "Oscar Night® America," The Red Carpet Experience: Providence Party 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 2014 season.








The mission of FLICKERS: 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 75 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 5-10, 2014. For more information about the festival, please visit www.rifilmfest.org.

For our special student or group rates, please call our office at 401.861.4445



Event Sponsors:









Special Thanks to

Steven Feinberg, RI Film & Television Office

Judy Shoemaker, WLNE ABC6

Ellen Loconto

Dean Mistretta

Empire Soda

Eric Latek

Newport Storm/Thomas Tew Rum

Narragansett Creamery

Granny Squibb's Iced Teas

Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC)

WCRI Classical 95.9

The Preservation Society of Newport County

The 1149 Restaurant

Gracie's Providence

Granny Squib Iced Tea

Sin Desserts

The Newport Polo Club

The Ocean State Theatre

The International Tennis Hall of Fame

The Stadium Theatre

Alayne White Salon and Spa

Carol Conley

Shelley Otis

Ellie's Bakery

The Theatre by the Sea

Mark Ruffalo

Niko Stamatakos

Dan Schwartz and Doreen Vitale, The Vets

Carina & Dolce Specialty Cakes & Cookies

Duncan Putney

Lawrence J. Andrade

Trinity Repertory Company

Providence Performing Arts Center


Viking Tuxedo of Newport

RWU Film Production Club


Event Photographer:

Mike Braca