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On “Between Takes”, Steven Feinberg interviews legendary special effects artist Douglas Trumbull whose works includes “2001: A Space Odyssey,” “Bladerunner” and “Close Encounters of the Third Kind.”


“Tarim le Brave.” Guillaume Rieu, Director; France 2014. Tarim, tasked with saving a princess from and evil sorcerer, realizes he is the main character in a movie and decides to wage a battle with the special effects.

“Death of a Shadow.” Tom Van Avermaet, Director; Belgium/France 2012. Stuck in a dark limbo between life and death, a deceased soldier collects shadows of dying men and women to buy back his own second chance at life and be with the woman he met before he died.   


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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.