On August 9th at Bell Street Chapel, come see a showcasing of a mix of regional & international films representing new and fresh voices in PROVIDENCE UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL, part of the Rhode Island International Film Festival. Not to be missed! Screening starts at 8:30pm.
“Special Delivery:” Paul, a distraught and lonely pizza delivery worker, finds comfort in calling into a radio station while on the job. Paul establishes a lighthearted relationship with the radio deejays and tells them some crazy and exaggerated stories. After a shocking delivery in which Paul finds out that he is potentially the father of an infant child he needs someone to talk to and turns to the only people in his life that he is comfortable opening up to.
“Exposure:”A woman experiences her first exposure therapy.
“The Outside of Life:” After a bad breakup, an anxious hypochondriac relives his memories in hopes of winning back the girl he loves.
“Welcome to the Building: “WELCOME TO THE BUILDING explores an innocent crush and online infatuation that takes a dark and dangerous turn, after Clare moves next door to an unassuming and unstable neighbor. Influenced and inspired by classic thrillers, WELCOME TO THE BUILDING brings a contemporary approach to the stalker film, showing us all just how vulnerable we are online, in our everyday lives and when those two worlds intersect.
“Late Shift:” A lonely third shift worker’s life snaps out of the mundane when he offer a ride to a young prostitute.
Now in its 18th year, FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival™ (RIIFF) will take place August 5-10, 2014. The Festival has become a leading juried competition showcase for international independent filmmakers and their work. In 2013, Flickers screened 216 cinematic works in six days to large and appreciative crowds.
The films screened came from 65 countries, and 36 states in the United States. During the 2013 Festival, there were 55 World and US/North American Premieres. A total of 21 Narrative Feature, 43 Feature/Documentaries and 152 Short Films were screened. Following months of adjudication and review, Festival films were selected from over 5,114 submissions.