Jul 29
The 39th
29 Jul, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://youtu.be/Ob6e5Cwmatg NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS In one of the most brutal Chicago winters on record, Will Guzzardi trudges door to door, hour after hour, introducing himself to the residents of Illinois’ 39th District — asking for their vote in the upcoming Democratic primary for Illinois’ House. The district has been represented by incumbent Toni Berrios for 12 years, running unopposed for nearly a decade, a true machine candidate. A compelling story of one community’s decision to take back the political process. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 27th, 2017 Time: 10:00 am Location: Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Laura Fallsgraff Producer:…
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
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
An Outrage
1 Aug, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/182761915 2017 VTEDDY WINNER: BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS An Outrage is a documentary film about lynching in the American South. Filmed on-location at lynching sites in six states and bolstered by the memories and perspectives of descendants, community activists, and scholars, this unusual historical documentary seeks to educate even as it serves as a hub for action to remember and reflect upon a long-hidden past. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 25th, 2017 Time: 1:30 pm Location: Dana Auditorium CREDITS Directors: Hannah Ayers and Lance Warren Producer: Hannah Ayers and Lance Warren FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 34…
Aug 1
Balloonfest
1 Aug, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Cleveland attempts to overcome its nickname “The Mistake by the Lake”, by launching a bunch of balloons. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 25th, 2017 Time: 10:30 am Location: National Bank of Middlebury CREDITS Director: Nathan Truesdell Producer: Charlotte Cook & J. Goncalves FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 6 min Location: USA Language: English
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:…
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
Aug 1
Breakfast of Dreams
1 Aug, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/178005998 WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A true story about old age, and the distance one man goes for love (and breakfast). After suffering a debilitating stroke and losing his wife to cancer, Nils, a 78 year old from Lier, Norway, embarks on a 750km journey to order the Breakfast of Dreams from a café in Germany that he and his wife used to visit together. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Thursday, August 24th, 2017 Time: 1:30 pm Location: Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Mark Robertson Writer: Mark Robertson Producer: Emilie Sørby FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 15 min Location: UK/Norway/Germany Language: English/Norwegian/German…
Jul 29
Cicada Music In Ohio
29 Jul, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/225390168 NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE SYNOPSIS David Rothenberg, author of Bug Music and Why Birds Sing, heads to Ohio to play clarinet live with seventeen-year cicadas, a once-in-a-generation opportunity. He is joined by accordionist Lucia Vitková and biologist John Cooley, who is not sure if cicadas are really all that musical. Listen to the musicians and the scientist interact with the fascinating creatures, and you the viewer can decide. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 25th, 2017 Time: 10:30 am Location: National Bank of Middlebury CREDITS Director: Umru Rothenberg Writer: David Rothenberg (will attend the Festival) Producer: Umru Rothenberg FILM INFORMATION Genre:…