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Erik Latek, Nickolas Palermo,

George T. Marshall,

J. Scott Oberacker &

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Michael J. Chevalier





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2009 RIIFF Call for Entries

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Our deadline is May 15th


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RIIFF 2009 Downloadable Application Form Learn More About Our Call for Entries

The Rhode Island International Film Festival is going out of this world by presenting Vortex it’s third annual Sci Fi and Fantasy Film Festival. This year, the sidebar festival was presented during the main RIIFF with some outstanding examples of the genre including "Man from Earth," "Rocketboy" and "Postcards from the Future." We are now planning special screenings during March 2008, at locations across the state of Rhode Island.




"MAN FROM EARTH" Directed by RICHARD SCHENKMAN, USA • Interviews 12



The Vortex International SCIFI and Fantasy Film Festival screened the following films during its first season in 2006:

Robots are Blue - Bill Sebastian
Transgressions - Valerie Weiss
The Sandbox – Kory Juul
Puzzlehead – James Bai

The Radium Files – Sarah Burns
Zoom Suit – John Taddeo
Negadon The Monster from Mars
And the Japanese SCIFI FILM

The Great Yokai War







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