Student Film Club

The Ocean State Film Society is Rhode Island College’s student film club.

We host a variety of screenings and events throughout the academic year, along with a film festival each spring to showcase student work made in and out of class. Students from all majors are welcome to join the Film Society.

Fall 2023 Film Society Events

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Guest Speaker: November 8, 2023 12:30 - 1:50 p.m. in Whipple 103

Join us for a short talk on film and TV production by Kristen Falso-Capaldi, RI State Chair of Women in Film and Video (New England Chapter), followed by a Q&A.

for more on Women in Film and Video click here:

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Movie Trivia Night - TBA November 2023

Join us for our annual student and faculty movie trivia night. There will be food, prizes, and lots of fun! You can come to compete in one of the teams or just to hang out. All are welcome.

The date and location will be posted as soon as they have been confirmed. Check back for more information.

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Movie Night - TBA End of Semester 2023

Come join us for hot chocolate, cookies, and a screening of The Polar Express. The date and location will be posted once details are finalized. Check back for more information.


Past Events

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RICFest Scarecrow Contest: Monday, Sept 25th, 12-2 PM, Whipple 102  

The Film Society is building a scarecrow to enter in the contest and filming it. All are welcome to craft, film, eat or just hang out. There will be (lots of) free food and (lots of) free fun!

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Film Society Short Film Festival: Thursday, Oct 26th, 6:00 PM, Whipple 103

Hosted by the Film Society, this is a festival of short films created by RIC film majors and minors with a short panel discussion afterwards. If you have a short film (up to 5 minutes) that you are interested in having shown, please contact Tai by October 23,2023 (