MoWC’s Ciné Québec to Pick Official Entry for 2020 R.I. International Film Festival 


WOONSOCKET, R.I. – The Museum of Work & Culture invites the public to an upcoming event that will help curate the 2020 Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival.

Ciné Québec, an evening of Québecois films in celebration of the month of Francophonie, takes place Thursday, March 5, at the MoWC. The evening will begin at 6pm with a wine and cheese reception in the MoWC gallery.

At 7pm, attendees will watch and vote on new and exciting short films from Québec currently under consideration by RIIFF. The film that wins the most votes will gain automatic competition entry to the festival.

Ciné Québec will conclude with a screening of the feature-length film Les fleurs oubliées.

In the film, Brother Marie-Victorin, founder of Montreal’s Botanical Garden, is bored with heaven and decides to return to earth to help Albert Payette save Quebec’s flora from Transgenia, a multinational that is poisoning the Earth with chemicals.

Tickets are $15 and may be reserved by calling (401) 769-9675 or purchased at

This event is made possible by the Délegation of Québec in Boston.

About the Museum of Work & Culture

The interactive and educational Museum of Work & Culture shares the stories of the men, women, and children who came to find a better life in Rhode Island’s mill towns in the late 19th- and 20th centuries. It recently received a Rhode Island Monthly Best of Rhode Island Award for its SensAbilities Saturdays all-ability program.