Jul 31
And Then I Was French
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/125455348 US PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Sensitive wallflower Cara exists quietly in her humdrum life until the appearance of charismatic Jay unlocks powerful desires within her. When Jay's beautiful French lover arrives, Cara's journey to self-discovery takes a dark and unexpected turn, with tragic consequences, as Karma rears its head once more. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016 Time: 7:15pm Location: Marquis Screening Room The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Claire Leona Apps (will attend the Festival) Writer: Claire Leona Apps Producer: Amy Thornton and Claire Leona Apps FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative feature Length: 106 min Location: UK Language: English
Jul 31
Broke
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://youtu.be/bEjNknut80k NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A disgraced sports star earns a second chance through the support of his number one fan. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 28, 2016 Time: 4pm Location: Marquis Screening Room The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Heath Davis Writer: Heath Davis Producer: Luke Graham FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative feature Length: 95 min Location: Australia Language: English
Jul 31
Busking Turf Wars
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/153962296 EAST COAST PREMIERE SYNOPSIS For Steven Lockmoore, busking is a way of life. He’s worked hard for his place on the street and is passionate about the community of which he is a part. And whilst he may not be the most gifted musician on the street, he has a love for what he does and a yearning to entertain. But when a rival musician appears on the scene, Steven must fight to protect his territory or else lose it forever. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 Time: 7:15pm Location: Marquis Main The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director:…
Aug 10
Captain Fantastic
10 Aug, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/164487001 SYNOPSIS Ben Cash and his wife Leslie raise their six children deep in the wilderness of Washington state. Isolated from society, Ben and Leslie devote their existence to educating their kids to think critically, training them to be physically fit, guiding them in the wild without technology and demonstrating the beauty of coexisting with nature. When Leslie dies suddenly, Ben must take his sheltered offspring into the outside world for the first time. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016 Time: 7:15pm Location: Marquis Main The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Matt Ross Writer: Matt Ross Producers: Monica Levinson,…
Jul 31
Coming Through The Rye
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/143201310 SYNOPSIS Inspired by the filmmaker's own true story, the film - set in 1969 - follows a 16 year old boy who is desperate to be a worldly adolescent. After stumbling through disastrous relationships at boarding school, and, accompanied by a local town girl, he travels the mountains of New Hampshire in search of J.D. Salinger, the reclusive author of The Catcher in the Rye. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 Time: 7:15pm Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: James Sadwith (will attend the Festival) Writer: James Sadwith Producers: James Sadwith, Stan Erdreich, Teddy…
Jul 31
Concealed
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/94739062 NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Max, a struggling actor living in South Africa, has flown into Sydney, Australia for the audition of his life. As soon as he lands things start to go horribly wrong when his girlfriend Sallie disappears. Frustrated with the police’s lack of progress in finding her, Max embarks on a desperate search with the help of childhood friend Richard. The pair’s search pushes them to both external and internal extremities in their desperate plight to find Sallie. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 28, 2016 Time: 1pm Location: Marquis Main The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Shane…
Jul 26
(Dis)honesty: The Truth About Lies
26 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/131580768 SYNOPSIS It’s human nature to lie; we all do it! From scandalous headlines to little white lies, "(Dis)Honesty" – The Truth About Lies explores the complex impact dishonesty has on our lives and everyday society. Interweaving groundbreaking experiments from celebrated behavioral economist Dan Ariely with personal stories from individuals affected by the unraveling of their lies, Ariely and a team of scientists uncover our propensity to be dishonest—sometimes even unknowingly. What’s revealed is a fascinating look at the forces behind our collective behavior and the many truths behind lies. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday August 27, 2016 Time: 1:30pm Location:…
Jul 31
Girl Asleep
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://youtu.be/69LVn9B5NIw SYNOPSIS In this vibrant portrayal of Australian adolescence, Greta Driscoll's bubble of obscure loserdom is burst when her parents throw her a surprise 15th birthday party and invite the whole school! Perfectly content being a wallflower, suddenly Greta's flung far from her comfort zone into a distant, parallel place -- a strange world that’s a little frightening and a lot weird, but only there can she find herself. Equal measures Wes Anderson and Lewis Carroll, GIRL ASLEEP is an enchanting journey into the absurd -- and sometimes scary -- depths of the teenage mind. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August…
Jul 26
God Knows Where I Am
26 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/155436707 VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS The body of a homeless woman is found in an abandoned New Hampshire farmhouse. Beside the body, lies a diary that documents a journey of starvation and the loss of sanity, but told with poignance, beauty, humor, and spirituality. For nearly four months, Linda Bishop, a prisoner of her own mind, survived on apples and rain water, waiting for God to save her, during one of the coldest winters on record. As her story unfolds from different perspectives, including her own, we learn about our systemic failure to protect those who cannot protect themselves. SCREENING INFORMATION…
Jul 31
The Guys Next Door
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/121082340 VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS "The Guys Next Door" is an intimate portrait of a real "Modern Family:" Meet Erik and Sandro, a gay couple whose friend Rachel is a surrogate for their two daughters. Rachel, who is in her mid-40s, is married to Tony and they three children. Together, they form a unique extended family. Elegantly shot and edited, told with candor and humor,"The Guys Next Door" in an inspiring story of family, friendship and gay rights. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 28, 2016 Time: 4pm Location: Marquis Main The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Amy Geller and Allie Humenuk…
Jul 31
Harlan County USA
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9Oeky4UImQ 40TH ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE SCREENING SYNOPSIS The epic “Brookside Strike” of 180 coal miners and their wives against the Eastover Coal Company in Harlan County, Kentucky became the subject of Barbara Kopple’s first feature documentary. By living with the striking miners for years, Kopple passionately portrays the miners’ struggle to establish more secure lives. Oscar-winning Harlan County, USA is a true landmark in the history of American documentary filmmaking. Barbara Kopple will join Jay Craven for an ON-STAGE CONVERSATION following the screening. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016 Time: 1:30pm Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Barbara…
Jul 31
Hot Type: 150 Years of The Nation
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/123916252 SYNOPSIS "The Nation" is a vivid look at America's oldest continuously published weekly magazine. Centered through Editor Katrina vanden Heuvel, as well as an impressive array of passionate writers, the film is a journey into the soul of American Journalism. With unfettered access and unfiltered honesty, "The Nation" captures the day-to-day pressures and challenges of publishing a weekly magazine, as well as illuminating how the past continuously ripples through and shapes current events. It is the story of The Nation - and the nation - evolving into the future, as it is guided by its remarkable past. SCREENING INFORMATION…