Jul 31
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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
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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 31
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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
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(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 26
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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
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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
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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
Jul 26
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Freakwave
26 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
EAST COAST PREMIERE SYNOPSIS When a rule-abiding official, responsible for the issuing of identity cards and passports, is confronted by a mysterious shipwrecked hobo she is drawn into a wave of surreal events that soon brings her orderly world crashing down upon her. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 28, 2016 Time: 1:00pm Location: Marquis Main The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Pennie Hunt Writer: Pennie Hunt Producer: Stefan Roesch, Punakaiki Productions FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative short Length: 21 min Location: Germany Language: German with English subtitles
Aug 8
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Freedom & Unity TV Collection
8 Aug, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
SYNOPSIS "Freedom & Unity TV Collection" is an annual film contest for young Vermonters who have made short films about their lives, passions and interests in their home state of Vermont. The films are judged by professionals in the film industry and awarded prizes. In 2016, 94 films were submitted. This is a selection of some of the winning films. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 28, 2016 Time: 10:00am Location: Marquis Screening Room The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS See below for filmmaker information. FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative or documentary short Length: 72 min (total runtime of all films) Location: USA Language: English…
Jul 26
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Genesis
26 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
EAST COAST PREMIERE SYNOPSIS From chaos, matter flows and creates a structure. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 28, 2016 Time: 4pm Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Roman Hill FILM INFORMATION Genre: Experimental short Length: 3 min Location: France Language: English
Jul 31
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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
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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…