Nuella Pell http://ripr.org en Rhode Island Film Fest Highlights Legacy of Sen. Pell http://ripr.org/post/rhode-island-film-fest-highlights-legacy-sen-pell <p>The Rhode Island International Film Festival is underway.&nbsp; One movie highlights the loan program named for the late Senator Claiborne Pell.</p><p></p><p></p><p>A documentary about Pell Grants will receive its world premiere in Providence as part of the week-long film festival.</p><p>The movie follows the battle Senator Claiborne Pell fought in Congress to pass the grant program in the seventies.</p><p>It was written and directed by Steven Feinberg, who’s also the executive director of the Rhode Island Film and Television Office.</p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 18:57:59 +0000 John Bender 19685 at http://ripr.org Rhode Island Film Fest Highlights Legacy of Sen. Pell