Newport Film to present two film events - post-beach family fun & film at sweet berry farm! On Thursday, July 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm - live entertainment in The Farm field. 5:30pm - 6:00pm- short films for children in the barn house. Tickets: $5 - CLICK HERE
Bring your reusable water bottle, or purchase one of ours! crystal spring from middletown will provide a free water station in partnership with the newport folk festival, the GREATEST story you've never seen... *WINNER OF ONE OF THE MOST COVETED FILM AWARDS OF THE YEAR* 2012 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL AUDIENCE AWARD (DOCUMENTARY) SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN - Saturday, july 28 - Jane Pickens theater, 49 touro street - film begins at 8:00pm.
*subject of the film, rodriguez & director of film, malik bendjelloul will be in attendance*
*rodriguez will perform at the newport folk festival on sunday*
tickets: $15 - CLICK HERE
rodriguez was known as the greatest 70s rock icon that never was. his highly anticipated album bombed and the singer disappeared into obscurity. a bootleg recording found its way into apartheid south africa and, over the next two decades, it became a phenomenon. this is the story of two intrepid fans who decide to investigate whatever happened to the mysterious rocker.
director: malik bendjelloul
run time: 82 minutes
please visit www.newportFILM.com for updates and information on our full summer schedule - featuring kids programming, outdoor series, and other special film events!