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New England’s film festivals make great getaways

We can't complain much here in the Portland area about the films we get to see.
Escapist movies
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 08, 2012

Photos: The RIIFF Oscar Night at Veteran's Memorial Auditorium

Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) hosts their own Oscar Night at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium on Sunday, February 27, 2011.
Oscar Night | February 27, 2011
By CAROLYN BUBEL  |  March 04, 2011

Movie mania!

MovieMaker magazine calls it one of the "Top 25 Festivals Worth the Entry Fee." It's the 14th annual Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival, which runs from August 10 to 15.
The lowdown on the 14th Annual Rhode Island International Film Festival
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  August 06, 2010

Cinema paradisos

Here's the dilemma: you love movies, but you also love the idea of taking a vacation to one of the many inviting resorts that New England has to offer — the beaches of Cape Cod or the Islands, picturesque towns in Maine or Rhode Island, or even the cultu
As Hollywood's summer fare goes cold, local film festivals heat up
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 18, 2010


If the Rhode Island International Film Festival were a monster movie, it would be something like The Blob That Engulfed Delaware . Like its dozen predecessors, the 13th annual event will be taking over the state.
Get ready for RIIFF's 13th Filmapalooza
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  July 31, 2009

Festival atmosphere

Summer traditionally has been the happy hunting ground for Hollywood studios — the time when they unleash their big-budgeted, f/x-heavy warhorses on armies of newly freed schoolchildren and frazzled adults trying to beat the heat.
Between the Blockbuster and the beach there are the film festivals of New England
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 12, 2009