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Flickers' Vortex Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror Film Festival

  • Presented By: Flickers': Rhode Island International Film Festival
  • Location: Various Venues
  • Providence, RI
  • Phone (401) 861-4445
  • Dates: October 17, 2020 - October 25, 2020
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Time: Times Vary

A phantasmagoric symphony of international films blasts its way across the big screen as the Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival launches its 21st Annual Flickers’ Vortex Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror Film Festival (VORTEX), October 17-25.

In addition to its traditional spooky film fare, Vortex will showcase a wide-array of Sci-Fi and Fantasy cinema. Highlights at this year's festival include:

  • A return of its popular “H.P. Lovecraft Walking Tour” over a four-day period presented in collaboration with the RI Historical Society
  • Virtual and drive-in screenings
  • Free in-school programs
  • An expanded Campus Connections series that brings free festival programming to area colleges and universities
  • Five free forums that look behind the scenes at creating genre films in the Ocean State,
  • Filmmaker Q&As
  • A virtual awards ceremony
  • Special programming on the RI PBS series, “doubleFEATURE”
  • And more...

Most events are free to the general public except the drive-in presentations and the H.P. Lovecraft Walking Tour.