Flickers’ 38th Anniversary Celebration

It was retro night at the movies when the Festival officially kicked off at the Opening Night Gala Double
Feature Screening on Tuesday, August 10th, 8:00 p.m. at the Rustic Tri-View Drive In, 1195 Eddie
Dowling Hwy, North Smithfield, RI. The hosts for the evening included WLNE ABC-6, Michael Drywa,
Esq., RIIFF’s Advisory Board President, and Steven Feinberg, Executive Director of the RI Film &
Television Office. The Festival showcased a dynamic lineup of international short films followed by
a feature film. The first program was RIIFF’s signature salute to short films.

This year’s Festival was dedicated to the memory of Gloria Andrade, mother of long-term Flickers’ Board
member, Lawrence Andrade. A special celebration of her life took place during the opening night celebration.



What Is The Rhode Island Film Forum?

Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) offer members of the local filmmaking community and visiting filmmakers an opportunity to meet and ask questions of some true stars of the Rhode Island film industry at its RI Film Forum, Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021. Aspiring filmmakers and those already in the business can network with the most prolific filmmakers in the State, find out how to be a part of their movie-making magic, and learn about new aspects of the industry.