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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



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Courtesy of Mike Braca


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Eric Latek, George T. Marshall, Shawn Quirk, Timothy Haggerty & Duncan Putney






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Volunteers are Always Welcome at RIIFF

Your participation makes the Festival truly great!


Download the 2021 Volunteer Form


This year's Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival, takes place August 9-15, 2021. Screening over 350 films over seven days, the Festival will be a visual and auditory feast for film enthusiasts and moviegoers alike. The largest and one of the fastest growing film festivals in the region, FLICKERS.39 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.


The annual VORTEX Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror Film Festival will take place October 16-24, 20121, so mark your calendars. This popular genre Fest also seeks volunteers.

The Rhode Island International Film Festival (a production of the 39 year-old non-profit Flickers, the Newport Film Society & Arts Collaborative) presents year-round programming that celebrates the culture and art of the moving image through filmmaking and film-going experiences. Its misson is to showcase work of exceptional merit and diversity that inform, educate and entertain. In addition to the annual August International Film Festival, the RIIFF is active with educational film programs including KidsEye™, ScriptBiz™, Take 1-2-3: Filmmaking with the Pros™, and RIIFF in the Schools. RIIFF's Cinema RI™ Group hosts special series such as "First Look," and screenings throughout the year for its membership and the general public. Additonally, RIIFF presents sidebar cinematic showcases including the VORTEX Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror Film Festival, the Providence LGBTQ Film Festival, the Providence Underground Film Festival, Cine ¡Ole!, the Roving Eye International Film Festival, the RI Film Forum, Jewish Experience Programming, and Ciné Québec.

Volunteers are needed to help with all aspects of the Rhode Island International Film Festival. Opportunities include the following and more:

• Box Office
• Industry

• Data Entry

• Administration
• Panels
• Press

• Events
• Production
• Publications/writing/editing

• Promotions
• Screenings
• Sponsorship

• Ushering

• Transportation
• Tech
• Travel & Hotel
• Volunteer

To find out more about volunteering for RIIFF, click here.

For more information please call our Volunteer Hotline number at 401.861.4445.

Or, download the volunteer form, fill it in, and then either mail or emal it to us.


Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival™

Office: 83 Park Street, Suite 5

Providence, RI. 02903 United States
401.861.4445. • info@film-festival.org

Office Hours:

Monday – Friday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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