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Flickers-The Newport Film-Video Society & Arts Collaborative

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Causes: Arts & Culture, Media & Communications, Visual Arts

Mission: 1. To encourage the appreciation of fine/visual arts, performing arts and media arts through multi-media mechanisms. 2. To produce film, video, radio and new media programming. 3. To present, without censorship, multi-media programming that reflects the vision of the creative artist. 4. To stress quality of presentation which both stimulates, and enhances a knowledge of the creative arts

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Flickers and the multiple efforts that it has created, including RIIFF, Kid's Eye, and most recently the national 7DAYPSA competition, are not only adding to the quality of life in RI but also bringing national attention to the state and is contributing to the state's economy. The 7DAYPSA competition that challenges local indie filmmakers to produce public service announcements for local non-profit organizations that provide services to the community. It was recently created by RIIFF and has now spread from Rhode Island to events in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut and beyond.