Jul 29
833
29 Jul, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/176321154 NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Perpetually late, Jake confides in Mrs Miller, a wheelchair bound lady, who sees the world through different eyes. If only his boss saw things that way. Ultimate happiness lies in Jake’s hands… but can he find a way to break the perpetual cycle and channel his inner hero? SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 25th, 2017 Time: 1:30 pm Location: National Bank of Middlebury CREDITS Director: Vijay D. Varu Writer: Vijay D. Varu Producer: Roger Woods FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 10 min Location: USA Language: English
Aug 1
A Pact Among Angels
1 Aug, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/228349287 2017 VTEDDY WINNER: BEST FEATURE NARRATIVE VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Adrien, a solitary, middle-aged man, finds himself in the wrong place at the wrong time and is kidnapped by two brothers age 14 and 18 who have gotten themselves in big trouble. This starts the bizarre trio on a crazy journey that reveals each person’s true character. Linked by a common destiny, these three fragile individuals must overcome their prejudices and work together to survive. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 25th, 2017 Time: 7:15 pm Location: Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Richard Angers (will attend the festival) Writer: Richard Angers Producer:…
Aug 1
Abundant Acreage Available
1 Aug, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
SYNOPSIS After their father dies, a middle-aged brother and sister wrestle with legacy and ownership when three brothers, whose family farmed the land for generations, return after 50 years. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 25, 2017 Time: 10:30am Location: Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Angus MacLachlan Writer: Angus MacLachlan Producer: Kate Churchill FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Feature Length: 80 min Location: USA Language: English
Jul 29
An Autobiography
29 Jul, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/192128665 2017 VTEDDY WINNER: AUDIENCE AWARD – SHORT VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Two days before her retirement, Anja makes a decision: she will not leave her work in a rental cars parking hall deep underground, a place where she has worked like a queen bee, nursing cars and the mechanics around her. But when the boss upstairs sends a young trainee down who is ready to replace her, Anja is forced to face the fact – her life as she knows it is coming to an end. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 25th, 2017 Time: 10:30 am Location: Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Mari…
Aug 1
The Bird Who Could Fly
1 Aug, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/220711848 VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Arthur, a young Korean-American attorney, juggles his mother’s religious extremism with his attempts to heal his brothers’ self-destructive lives. Ultimately, he must emerge to find his own life, apart from the cultural pressures and real-life rubble from which he comes. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 25th, 2017 Time: 10:30 am Location: Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Raphael Sbarge Writer: Robert Munic Producer: Raphael Sbarge & Robert Munic FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 19 min Location: USA Language: English
Aug 1
Black Dawn
1 Aug, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/ondemand/blackdawn SYNOPSIS Using cut out and other animation techniques, the filmmakers transform paintings by prominent Haitian artists into a visually exquisite tribute to the first black republic - and second independent country in the New World. Featuring hypnotic African-Caribbean rhythms and chants, solid historical background, and a vibrant animation style, this award-winning film conveys a complex social movement through a visual language accessible to everyone. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 27th, 2017 Time: 1:00 pm Location: Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Robin Lloyd & Doreen Kraft Writer: Robin Lloyd & Doreen Kraft Producer: Robin Lloyd & Doreen Kraft FILM INFORMATION Genre:…
Aug 1
Black Mass
1 Aug, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://youtu.be/CE3e3hGF2jc SYNOPSIS Based on the book by MNFF special guest Dick Lehr, the film stars Johnny Depp and portrays the true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous, violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf. On-Stage Conversation to follow | Dick Lehr talks with MNFF Artistic Director Jay Craven about the making of Black Mass from his heralded book. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 25th, 2017 Time: 1:30 pm Location: Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Scott Cooper Writer: Mark…
Aug 1
Blood Simple
1 Aug, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
SYNOPSIS A rich but jealous man hires a private investigator, played by the great M. Emmet Walsh, to kill his cheating wife and her new man. But, when blood is involved, nothing is simple. The prolific actor M. Emmet Walsh joins host Jay Craven following the screening for a lively Q&A about the making of the Coen brothers’ first film. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 25th, 2017 Time: 7:15 pm Location: Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Joel Coen & Ethan Coen Writer: Joel Coen & Ethan Coen Producer: Ethan Coen FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Feature Length: 99 min Location: USA…
Jul 29
Borderline
29 Jul, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/203347049 SYNOPSIS “Borderline” is a short realistic drama that offers a provocative look at the consequences of addiction. Haunted by an abusive relationship with her mother, Esme struggles to keep her walls up around her new, perceptive partner Aaron, even as her world spins out of control. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 25th, 2017 Time: 1:30 pm Location: Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Emily Sheehan (will attend the festival) Writer: Amy Geller Producer: Emily Sheehan FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 16 min Location: USA Language: English
Jul 29
The Bracket Theory
29 Jul, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/205903482 NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Lucy longs for love, but she’s not a hopeless romantic - she's determined to find her objectively best match. “The Bracket Theory” has four variables to consider: Intelligence, Social Aptitude, Physical Attractiveness, and Wealth, and if one person falls outside of the other’s bracket, the relationship is doomed to fail. Armed with her theory, Lucy sets out into NYC to finally find her perfect partner... and discovers it’s one she never expected. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 27th, 2017 Time: 1:00 pm Location: Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Katia Koziara Writer: Katia Koziara Producer: Katia…
Jul 29
Buckets
29 Jul, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/183868004 SYNOPSIS A girl learns the brutal sacrifices it takes to satisfy her love. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 27th, 2017 Time: 1:00 pm Location: Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Julia Jones Writer: Julia Jones Producer: Julia Jones, Zachary Gobetz, Sophia Harvey, Jacob Bittens FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 14 min Location: USA Language: English
Jul 29
Dad’s 50th Surprise Party
29 Jul, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/224505271/601084de01 SYNOPSIS Two brothers team up to finally one up their prankster dad for his 50th birthday. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 25th, 2017 Time: 1:30 pm Location: National Bank of Middlebury CREDITS Director: Matt Lennon Writer: Matt Lennon Producer: Matt Lennon FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short, Vermont Collection Length: 10 min Location: USA Language: English