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.
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.
Live music with The Traveling Wanna B’s at 6:30 pm
Film at 7:30
Q & A after the film
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