documentary

Haven Brothers Movie Premiere At Columbus

(6.7) Tickets still available for the premiere of “Haven Brothers: Legacy of the American Diner” — the story of the oldest operating diner on wheels — Saturday night at the Columbus Theatre. Diners, which began in Providence in the late 1800s, were initially all on wheels. Haven Bros. is the last survivor of this tradition …

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Free Screening ’80 Blocks from Tiffany’s’ — Knight Memorial Library

Providence Community Library and Traffic Entertainment Group will be presenting a free screening of the 1979 documentary 80 Blocks from Tiffany’s before it is officially re-released on November 23rd. After 30 years of languishing in a film archive, with only a brief release as an educational VHS in 1985, this is a great chance to …

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“The World’s First Street Art Disaster Movie”

There is graffiti and there is street art, and you will know the difference by the end of the opening credits of the new movie at the Cable Car Cinema. Exit Through the Gift Shop is the work of British street artist Banksy who remains disguised and anonymous throughout the film; he is not however …

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Movie Screening with Director, Thursday Jan 29th

Join us as we view this 55-minute documentary portrait of the Hmong community from 1982 followed by a talk and discussion with co-director Peter O’Neil as he explains his recent work documenting his subjects over 20 years later. The film explores the challenges of several Hmong individuals and shows some of their involvement with the …

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Happy Endings: A Documentary On RI’s Legal Prostitution

The first trailer for documentary filmmakers T. L. Hurley and Nick Marcoux’s Happy Endings? about the infamous and legal spa/massage/prostitution industry in Rhode Island, has been watched over 100,000 times on YouTube in the past two months, and a second trailer has just been released. The doc follows several “characters” involved with the trade; spa …

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