We believe the power of documentary film inspires, motivates, and entertains. More than a festival, newportFILM brings year-round programming and dialogue on the issues that matter in our lives.
Experience award-winning documentaries, live music, interviews with filmmakers and subjects, fabulous food, and lots of community spirit amongst Aquidneck Island’s beautiful outdoor spaces.
A series of documentaries curated specifically for students and their families. newportFILM works with area public and private schools to bring the power of documentary film to bring classes across Newport County.
A series of documentaries that focus on environmental issues facing our world. These films aim to open a dialogue and challenge what we think and what we know about our planet and its health.
Throughout the year we curate the best documentaries to educate and entertain our community. we bring in filmmakers and/or film subjects to create a dialogue and partner with local organizations to forward mutual missions.
newportFILM Sports are exciting documentaries that celebrate a sport, sporting event, athlete, coach, or follower of sport. Past Sport documentaries have included: Momentum Generation, Love Means Zero, Coyote: The Mike Plant Story, and more!
newportFILM lab brings together six emerging filmmakers in a farmhouse just outside of Newport, RI for a weekend-long master class on documentary film cinematography. In this intimate, focused environment, cinematographers will have time to reflect on their process, share their work with peers and receive mentorship and critiques from master class filmmakers and leaders in the industry.