Jul 31
The Best and Worst Days of George Morales’ Unnaturally Long Life
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/100968602 EAST COAST PREMIERE SYNOPSIS George and Susie Morales own a restaurant in East Los Angeles and have been happily married for nearly forty years. They are also immortal. Their secret lies in a recipe for chicken mole. It has kept them from aging. It has kept them together. But when Susie decides that she would like to finally end her life, George is forced to make a difficult decision: join her in death, or face eternity alone. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 Time: 7:15pm Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Benjamin Dohrmann, Seth…
Jul 26
Between the Lines
26 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/130754208 NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Two young actors, strangers, are thrown together in a casting before spending a fleeting summer rehearsing and learning to fall in love on stage. As they are gently guided by their director (cupid), their own feelings take over. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 28, 2016 Time: 10am Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Rollo Hollins Writer: Rollo Hollins Producers: Lizzie Goodman and Jack Goodman FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative short Length: 8 min Location: USA and UK Language: English
Jul 31
Black Canaries
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/114393335 VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Isolated, desperate, and haunted by his coal-stained birthright, Clarence Lockwood continues his daily descent into the accursed Maple mine—even after it has crippled his father and blinded his youngest son. Set in 1907 and based on director Jesse Kreitzer’s own coalmining ancestry, "Black Canaries" is a powerful meditation on patrimony, loyalty, and love. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 Time: 1:30pm Location: Dana Auditorium The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Jesse Kreitzer (will attend the Festival) Writer: Jesse Kreitzer Producer: Jesse Kreitzer FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative short Length: 19 min Location: USA Language: English
Jul 26
Blind Date
26 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYr-DxXXm2I WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Technology is transforming the way we date and find love. Mobile apps like Tinder and websites like OkCupid are whetting our appetite for instant visual gratification. But, if you’re single and blind, you face a distinct set of challenges in finding love. A digital divide has emerged between sighted and blind people in search of long-lasting partnerships. "Blind Date" is a short documentary following three blind New Yorkers on their quests for lust and love in the digital age. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016 Time: 10:30am Location: Marquis Main The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS…
Jul 26
Bloom of Youth
26 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/173575077 NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A young man returns home after graduating from college to propose to his sweetheart and open a school to better their small Chinese village. However, a mother’s dreams and senseless violence create obstacles that love must overcome. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 Time: 10:30am Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Hanching Howard Zheng Writer: Hanching Howard Zheng Producer: Wei Huang FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative short Length: 17 min Location: China Language: Chinese with English Subtitles
Jul 31
Child For Sale
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBqCo58oc7A VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS In the United States alone, roughly 300,000 children are bought and sold for sex. Sex slavery is a growing and lucrative epidemic that is often more profitable than the drug trade. The perception is that these girls (and also boys) are prostitutes who entered sex work out of necessity or by choice. This concept didn’t make sense to high schooler Fiona Bock. Why would someone her own age “choose” to be a sex worker? The truth is, they didn’t. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016 Time: 10:30am Location: Marquis Screening Room The Complete Festival Schedule…
Jul 26
Circle
26 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/150113096 VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS The short film “Circle” depicts a young woman in despair, who after experiencing a tragic loss escapes into the seemingly perfect past. She loses herself in vivid memories and starts to neglect her real life. A constant inner struggle emerges between past and present, distorting her perception of reality. Ahmad Saleh, a young Palestinian screenwriter wrote “Circle” to cope with the losses he endured during the crises in Palestine. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 Time: 1:30pm Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Alexander Heringer Writer: Ahmad Saleh Producer: Daniel Piechocki,…
Jul 26
Clean
26 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A young man battles his compulsions on his way to school in New York City. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 Time: 10:30am Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Gabriel Wilson Writer: Gabriel Wilson Producer: Brittany Northcross FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative short Length: 5 min Location: USA Language: English
Jul 31
The Deal
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/166232590 VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Before his debilitating car accident Bryce was the star quarterback. Monica was his prom queen and James was a loser. But high school was a lifetime ago, and now everyone’s changed: Becca’s skinny, Hector’s a star and James is everyone’s best friend. But when Monica suddenly disappears at James’ party, Bryce knows exactly who to blame -- but in order to find the truth he might lose more than he bargained for. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016 Time: 1:30pm Location: Marquis Screening Room The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Daniel Kaminsky Writer: Daniel Kaminsky…
Jul 26
Drug Mule
26 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Mexican drug enforcement agents get an unwelcome surprise when they suspect an American mother with a 10-year old son of smuggling. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 Time: 1:30pm Location: Marquis Main The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: David Spaltro Writer: Sharon Lesser Maguire (will attend the Festival) Producer: Sharon Lesser Maguire FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative short Length: 9 min Location: USA Language: English, Spanish
Jul 26
Elegy
26 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS An old man, an expectation, a hope... SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 Time: 7:15pm Location: Dana Auditorium The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Yousef Kargar Writer: Yousef Kargar Producer: Iranian Youth Cinema Society FILM INFORMATION Narrative short Length: 22 m Location: Iran Language: Turkish
Jul 31
Flight
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/175491607 WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS When a snowy owl shows up in Connecticut, a young bird watcher is determined to find it--and she won’t let a busy mom, a broken bike, or a bully get in her way. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 Time: 10:30am Location: Marquis Main The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Naomi Saito (will attend the Festival) Writer: Naomi Saito Producer: Hannah Ryan FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative short, Family-friendly Length: 10 min Location: USA Language: English