The Rhode Island Film and Television Office, in conjunction with the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Education Program and the Rhode Island Arts Learning Network, held its fourth "Give Me Five" youth film showcase on May 18th at the Columbus Theater in Providence.

There were be 19 films featured in all genres from music video to drama to experimental to comedy.

Featured films this year have been selected from students at: Beacon Charter School (Woonsocket), Bishop Hendricken High School (Warwick), Everett Company (Providence), LaSalle Academy (Providence), Metropolitan Career & Technical Center (Providence), Portsmouth High School, Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts (Providence), and Westerly High School.

This year’s discussion/critique panel included Steven Feinberg (Director of the RI Film & TV Office); Rob Gray (Screen Actors’ Guild); Josephine Sittenfeld (RISD faculty and filmmaker); and Alex Watrous (former GiveMe5 participant).