local programs & productions



Zima | Directed by Cristina Picchi | 11.27 min. | Russian Federation, 2013

Portrait of a season in North Russia and Siberia through the eyes of the people who live there and  have to cope with one of the world’s harshest climates; a reality where the boundary between life and death is so thin that it is sometimes nonexistent.


Drone | Directed by Daniel Jewel | 12.35 min. United Kingdom, 2013

A day in the life of a military drone operator.


I Married My Family’s Killer | Directed by Emily Kassie | 30.20 min. | Canada, 2014

The stories of three couples who married across ethnic lines after the Rwandan genocide. The trauma they faced is exceptional, as is the power and resilience of their love.

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In partnership with Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) and the Rhode Island Film and Television Office, Rhode Island PBS proudly presents doubleFEATURE, an exceptional opportunity for our viewers to see artistic, original, award-winning short films from a collection of animation, foreign language, documentary, or fiction films each week.

doubleFEATURE showcases the art of the short film and the artists who make them. Each week, in addition to presenting a selection of two or more short films, between the short films, Steve Feinberg, director of the RI Film and Television Office, and George Marshall, executive producer at RIIFF, interview filmmakers and industry professionals.