2013-08-08 / About Town

Arts center will screen film festival selections

The Rhode Island International Film Festival returns to the Jamestown Arts Center and will screen independent films on two consecutive nights, starting 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 of opening night will look at the resurgence of building wooden boats. Filmmaker John Stanton will be in attendance at the screening. On the following night, two shorts and a feature – “We Came Home” – will be shown. Movies start at 8 p.m. Admission is $10 at the door.

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