Jul 31
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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
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The Best and Worst Days of George Morales’ Unnaturally Long Life
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/100968602 2016 VTEDDY WINNER: BEST SHORT NARRATIVE 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…
Jul 26
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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
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Black Canaries
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/114393335 2016 VTEDDY WINNER: VSO SPECIAL AWARD – BEST INTEGRATION OF MUSIC INTO FILM 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…
Jul 26
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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
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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
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Broke
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://youtu.be/bEjNknut80k 2016 VTEDDY WINNER: BEST FEATURE NARRATIVE 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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