When What’sUpNewp and Jane Pickens Theater host a 20th Anniversary celebration and screening of Outside Providence on May 1st, there will be a very special guest in the audience for the film!

Director and co-writer of the film, Michael Corrente, will be at on hand to celebrate with us. He will do a Q & A after the screening. The Q & A will be hosted by Steven Feinberg, Executive Director of RI Film Office.

Corrente is also well known as the producer and director of Federal Hill (1994) and Kingpin (1996).

Based on a novel by Peter Farrelly, published in 1988.Peter Farrelly is the director of the 2019 Oscar-winning Best Picture film Green Book.HE LOVES RHODE ISLAND! In fact he thanked the whole state when his film won the Academy Award 

In this coming-of-age comedy, Tim Dunphy (Shawn Hatosy) is leading a go-nowhere existence, spending his days smoking pot and hanging out with his best friend, Drugs Delaney (Jon Abrahams). But Tim’s lazy days of getting high are jettisoned after a brush with the law convinces his blue-collar dad (Alec Baldwin) to send him to a Connecticut prep school. The one saving grace of the new school is Jane (Amy Smart), a fellow student Tim falls for immediately.

The schedule

Live music with The Traveling Wanna B’s  at 6:30 pm

Film at 7:30

Q & A after the film 

For tickets and more information, visit
http://janepickens.com/shows/whats-up-newp-the-jpt-present-outside-providence .