The Rhode Island Film Forum 2015
- Film, Media & Entertainment
- The Providence Biltmore Hotel, Providence RI
H. P. Lovecraft Walking Tour & Film Screening
Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 11:00 AM - Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
Literary Providence: The Life and Times of H. P. Lovecraft"
H. P. Lovecraft” Walking Tour & Film Screening
The tour departs from the John Brown House at 52 Power Street, Providence
The life and work of Providence's best-known fantasy and horror author, Howard Phillips Lovecraft, provide the backdrop for this walking tour. Acknowledged genius of occult and horror fiction, Lovecraft's "Providence stories" (written between 1924 and 1935) provide the basis for this walk. Lovecraft wrote eloquently, and in great detail, about such landmarks as Prospect Terrace, the First Baptist Church, and Benefit Street houses. See the site of his former home, as well as the sights mentioned in The Case of Charles Dexter Ward, The Haunter of the Dark, The Shunned House, and The Call of Cthulhu. Lovecraft's own words offer a most amazing literary, historical, and architectural walking tour.
The tour lasts 90 minutes.
Cost: Tickets are $18 per person, and includes a ticket to the Horror Festival.
Film: Location of choice at the Horror Film Festival, PROVIDENCE
FLICKERS: RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
The FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF), has secured its place in the global community as the portal for the best in international independent cinema, earning the respect of domestic and foreign filmmakers, filmgoers and trend watchers. RIIFF is widely recognized as a credentialed, industry-friendly launch pad for the work of exceptional emerging talent. This confluence of art and commerce brought together world-class celebrities, award-winning filmmakers, new talent and audience members in record numbers last year. Ranked as one of the top 10 Festivals in the United States, RIIFF is also a qualifying festival for the Short Film Academy Award and the Short Documentary Academy Award through its affiliation with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. There are 19 film festivals worldwide which share this distinction and RIIFF is the only festival in New England. RIIFF is truly a place where the stars align! The Festival takes place every August. For more information about the festival, please visit www.rifilmfest.org.
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