PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Historical Society, in partnership with LittleFire, will present its first Archive Remix Film Festival, a three-night, three-location event beginning Friday, Sept. 10, at Aldrich House, 110 Benevolent St. at 7 p.m.
On Saturday, Sept. 11, the festival will be at the Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., Newport, and on Sunday, Sept. 12, it will be at the South County Museum, 115 Strathmore St., Narragansett. Each performance will start at 7 p.m.
This event will present an hour-long program of three-minute creative remixes by local filmmakers using materials from the RIHS Moving Image and Audio Collections. Creators were provided with access to more than 300 minutes of footage from the 20th Century and tasked with creating three-minute short films composed of at least 75 percent archival footage.
All events will be outdoors, weather permitting. Registration is required for alternative indoor seating in the event of inclement weather. Guests may register by visiting archiveremix.org .
Outdoor screenings will have gates open at 6:30 p.m. with guests welcome to bring coolers and refreshments.
If events are moved indoors, refreshments will not be permitted. Masking requirements and COVID-19 protocols will be continually updated and communicated to all registrants.