Providence Children’s Film Festival: Bodies in Motion

February 19, 2019 10:30 am Griswold House

Bodies in Motion

All ages

People express so much through their body language. Sometimes it’s planned like a dance, other times it’s a spontaneous reaction to our environment or a protest to an injustice done. Be warned that after watching these films you might be inspired to “speak” a different body language. This reel includes: a dance done completely underwater; a girl determined to be taught the art of wire walking; and a sloth that should never order ice cream again!

About the film:

Multi-national short films, 2016-2018
In English or no dialogue
Running time: 70 minutes
Age recommendation: All Ages

REEL CONNECTION with Island Moving Company!

GET MOVING! Get off your seats and join us for post-film interactive movement and dance session with one of the professional dancers and teaching artists from the Island Moving Company, Newport’s own classically trained contemporary ballet company. IMC seeks to develop dance as a valuable art form for our community through presenting original works of choreography which connect audiences to their own emotions and provides a shared experience that transcends cultural boundaries. In addition, IMC offers Creative Movement Programs, Movement workshops and Residencies for any age.

Stop-Motion Animation Workshops

Harness that post-film creative inspiration in the studio with Museum educators! Following the short film reel, join us for an exciting hands-on foray into the world of stop-motion animation. Space is limited, register today! FREE

Session 1: 12 – 12:30 pm

Session 2: 1 – 1:30 pm


The Newport Art Museum is pleased to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Providence Children’s Film Festival (PCFF), and the 5th year of our partnership, by becoming an official Film Festival screening location! PCFF presents the best of independent and international children’s cinema to inspire, delight, educate and connect a diverse community of children and families from Rhode Island and throughout New England. The Museum shares PCFF’s belief in the power of film to expand minds and open hearts to the world around us. We are thrilled to partner with PCFF to bring these important films to our community. Whether you’re a child, young adult, parent, educator, film lover, or film professional, there is inspiration and food for thought here. We’ll see you at the Museum!