The Dorrys – Film

The Dorrys honor the best in the past year in film, or more specifically any film that first appeared in Rhode Island or a border town between August 1, 2015 and July 31, 2016.


Now COME TO THE DORRIES! Hear the winners announced live, stand in a room full of nominees, and be surprised by how much you didn’t even know there was to offer here in Rhode Island.

Cinema of the Year
Cable Car Cinema, Providence
Cinemaworld Lincoln
Empire Theater, Block Island
Galactic Theater, Warren
Jane Pickens Theater, Newport
Rustic Tri-Vue Drive-In, North Smithfield

Film Series of the Year
Cuban Film Series, Brown University
Italian Film Festival, Dante Society of Westerly
Magic Lantern Cinema
Movies on the Block
Projections, RISD Museum
Flashback to 1965, Warwick Public Library

Film Festival of the Year
Providence Children’s Film Festival
Providence French Film Festival
Rhode Island International Film Festival
Rhode Island Nature Video Festival

Feature Film of the Year
Female Forces: Women In RI Art (Holly Gaboriault)
Hope City (David Angell)
My Father’s Vietnam (Søren Sørensen)
Spring Break Zombie Massacre (Robert Carnevale)
Woven In Time: The Narragansett Salt Pond Preserve (Marc Levitt)

Short Film of the Year
Dueling Double Divas: A Comic Micro-Opera (Judith Lynn Stillman)
Musee Mecanique, A Wish We Spoke (Rachel Blumberg)
No Eyes With Which To Cry (Planchette)
Where They Slept: Slave Quarters In Rhode Island (Jamie McGuire)
Echo Dweller (Benjamin Shack-Sackler and Jacob Nelson)