2013-08-01 / About Town

Film festival returns to arts center next week

The Rhode Island International Film Festival returns to the Jamestown Arts Center and will screen independent films on Thursday, Aug. 8, at 8 p.m. The first film scheduled is “Tiny: A Story About Living Small,” a 62-minute movie directed by Christopher Smith. The film follows Smith as he embarks on his dream of building a 124-square-foot home. The average American house is about 2,300 square feet. The second film will be “Wood/Sails/Dreams,” which looks at the resurgence of building wooden boats. Filmmaker John Stanton will be in attendance at the screening. Cost is $10.

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