Providence Children’s Film Fest: “Be Strong, Be Kind”

February 24, 2024 10:30 am - 11:45 am Cushing Building, Newport Art Museum

The Museum is pleased to welcome the 15th Annual Providence Children’s Film Festival to Newport! The Museum will host 4 film screenings over 2 days, and offer free drop in animation activities for all ages. All shows are “Give What You Can”, ensuring inspiring shared film experiences are accessible to all. Join us for animated, live action and documentary short and feature length films from across the globe that will pique your curiosity, challenge your senses, and spark your imagination!

Be Strong, Be Kind

The theme of this shorts reel is empathy, which allows us to understand and share the feelings of others anywhere in the world. Some people have it, while others…Well, let’s just say they might need more practice.

In English, musical, no dialogue, or subtitled in English
Appropriate for All Ages

Multiple Directors
Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States / 2020-2023
75 Minutes

10:00 am Museum doors open
10:30 am Film Start


The Providence Children’s Film Festival 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.