Museum of Work & Culture Presents an Evening of French Sci-Fi & Horror Films

WOONSOCKET, R.I. – The Museum of Work & Culture will host a Flickers’ Vortex Sci-Fi, Fantasy, & Horror Film Festival event on Thursday, October 24, at 7pm. The Museum will screen a collection of sci-fi and horror films from France, including:

On The Other Side | Directed by: Zulma Rouge | 2018

Eugène is dependent on software capable of generating a continuous flow of dreams. With the assistance of a machine to which he connects himself and which draws inspiration from the consumer’s environment, our protagonist progressively becomes submerged by a routine brightened only by the composition of his increasingly crazy and limitless dreams.

Acide | Directed by: Just Philippot | 2018

A troubling cloud is taking shape somewhere out west. It’s now slowly moving inland, forcing the population to run away. As the cloud keeps on moving forward inescapably, panic strikes. That cumulus is acid.

CHIFOUMI | Directed by: Michael Rodriguez | 2019

When Max offers his roommate an awesome biodynamic EPX35 robot with integrated propulsion, he can’t overestimate how tragic the consequences can be.


Madame | Directed by: Garth Jennings | 2018

Inside a grand Parisian apartment lives an elegant elderly lady. And inside this lady lives a monster.


Wild Love | Directed by: Paul Autric, Quentin Camus, Maryka Laudet, Léa Georges, Zoé Sottiaux, and Corentin Yvergniaux| 2018

While on a romantic getaway, Alan and Beverly cause a fatal accident. This crime won’t remain unpunished…

BUG | Directed by: Cedric Prevost | 2018

Guillaume is thirty years old and a bit of a loner. Via his computer, he has been enjoying a fantasy relationship with a famous actress. But having now learned that in real life she has a new partner, he takes comfort in suddenly discovering that he is able to go on living in his own version of reality by continuing to conjure up his ideal woman through the power of software and his computer.

Admission is $10, and tickets are available online at or at the door.


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.

About the Rhode Island Historical Society

Founded in 1822, the RIHS, a Smithsonian Affiliate, is the fourth-oldest historical society in the United States and is Rhode Island’s largest and oldest historical organization. In Providence, the RIHS owns and operates the John Brown House Museum, a designated National Historic Landmark, built in 1788; the Aldrich House, built in 1822 and used for administration and public programs; and the Mary Elizabeth Robinson Research Center, where archival, book and image collections are housed. In Woonsocket, the RIHS manages the Museum of Work and Culture, a community museum examining the industrial history of northern Rhode Island and of the workers and settlers, especially French-Canadians, who made it one of the state’s most distinctive areas.