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The Graveyard Shift
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
SYNOPSIS It’s long past midnight when the tired and jumpy waitress decides to go and investigate the ominous noise she hears right outside the roadside coffee shop she’s working at. She discovers that a she is being attacked by a Zombie! The zombie lazily wobbles inside the shop and corners the poor waitress behind the counter. How will she save herself? What will it take? SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 Time: 1:30pm Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Lara Arikan Producer: Lara Arikan FILM INFORMATION Genre: Animated short, Family-friendly Length: 3 min Location: USA…
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The Guys Next Door
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/121082340 2016 VTEDDY WINNER: AUDIENCE AWARD – FEATURE VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS "The Guys Next Door" is an intimate portrait of a real "Modern Family:" Meet Erik and Sandro, a gay couple whose friend Rachel is a surrogate for their two daughters. Rachel, who is in her mid-40s, is married to Tony and they three children. Together, they form a unique extended family. Elegantly shot and edited, told with candor and humor,"The Guys Next Door" in an inspiring story of family, friendship and gay rights. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 28, 2016 Time: 4pm Location: Marquis Main The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Amy…
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Harlan County USA
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9Oeky4UImQ 40TH ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE SCREENING SYNOPSIS The epic “Brookside Strike” of 180 coal miners and their wives against the Eastover Coal Company in Harlan County, Kentucky became the subject of Barbara Kopple’s first feature documentary. By living with the striking miners for years, Kopple passionately portrays the miners’ struggle to establish more secure lives. Oscar-winning Harlan County, USA is a true landmark in the history of American documentary filmmaking. Barbara Kopple will join Jay Craven for an ON-STAGE CONVERSATION following the screening. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016 Time: 1:30pm Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Barbara…
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Here
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/174251848 WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A relationship unravels over an unmade bed. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016 Time: 7:15pm Location: Marquis Main The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Lisa Bass (will attend the Festival) Writer: Joshua Fu (will attend the Festival) Producer: Amenya Makuku FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative short Length: 6 min Location: USA Language: English
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Hold It Down
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://youtu.be/WIFTSdf_F4w VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS One in 68 Americans are living with autism and 1% of the world has a type of Autism. Mute until the age of three, the film tells the story of Justin Fisher a battle rapper in Denver who is using music to overcome his struggles with autism. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 Time: 7:15pm Location: Marquis Screening Room The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Jacquelynne Causey (will attend the Festival) FILM INFORMATION Documentary short Length: 30 min Location: USA Language: English
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Hot Type: 150 Years of The Nation
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/123916252 SYNOPSIS "The Nation" is a vivid look at America's oldest continuously published weekly magazine. Centered through Editor Katrina vanden Heuvel, as well as an impressive array of passionate writers, the film is a journey into the soul of American Journalism. With unfettered access and unfiltered honesty, "The Nation" captures the day-to-day pressures and challenges of publishing a weekly magazine, as well as illuminating how the past continuously ripples through and shapes current events. It is the story of The Nation - and the nation - evolving into the future, as it is guided by its remarkable past. SCREENING INFORMATION…
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How You Look At It
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/160800327 VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS "How You Look At It" is a silent comedy short film inspired by the Carl Jung quote, 'It all depends on how we look at things, and not how they are themselves.' The story is about how love at first sight changes a man’s perspective of the world around him. With a little help from his inner theme songs, his environment comes together to support his quest to be with his new sighted love...or at least, say hello to her. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016 Time: 7:15pm Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival…
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Huntwatch
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/136225719 VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Violent confrontation boils over in Canada as activists, fishermen and politicians battle over the fate of baby seals. In 1969, a charismatic activist, Brian Davies, set out on a personal crusade to save them. Little did he know the fight would last the rest of his life. All sides are fighting dirty. Davies hopes that he will live to see a victory for his seals, while the sealing industry scrambles to keep the hunt alive. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 28, 2016 Time: 4pm Location: Dana Auditorium The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Brant Backlund Writer:…
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In-between
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/174651842 SYNOPSIS The first days of a relationship can feel like a delicate dance – are you moving too fast? Too slow? What’s really going on inside your partner’s mind? In-between explores the vulnerabilities of falling in love as it follows two teenagers over the span of one consequential day on the streets of Copenhagen. The narrative feature aims to explore how one day can make a change for the rest of your life – because what do you do with life when you find yourself in-between? SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 28, 2016 Time: 10am Location: Town Hall Theater…
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The Kid
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nTlUxNzt5Kw SYNOPSIS “A comedy with a smile – and perhaps a tear” – so opens this 1921 silent comedy-drama that will kick off the kids-friendly block at the Middlebury Marquis on Friday, August 28th at 10:30am. The film follows Charlie the Tramp as he finds The Orphan and takes him in, and their adventures that ensue. Written, producer, directed by and starring Charlie Chaplin, “The Kid” was Chaplin’s feature directorial debut and enjoyed huge success at its release. The Library of Congress preserved the film in the United States National Film Registry in 2011. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26,…
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Krisha
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://youtu.be/wnX_lLuENfI SYNOPSIS When Krisha shows up at her sister’s home on Thanksgiving, her close and extended family greet her with a mixture of warmth and wariness. Almost immediately, a palpable unease permeates the air as Krisha tries to make up for lost time. As Krisha’s attempts at reconciliation become increasingly rebuffed, tension and suspicion reach their peak. Long-buried secrets and deep-seated resentments come to the fore as everyone becomes immersed in an emotionally charged familial reckoning. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 Time: 1:30pm Location: Dana Auditorium The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Trey Edward Shults Writer: Trey Edward…
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Lambing Season
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/134865367 SYNOPSIS "Lambing Season" pursues the idea of a man – writer, sheep farmer, and good sport Don Mitchell. Don's golden years carry baggage and freedoms, but what lies beneath is something deeper and more richly faceted. It is a film about choosing, chasing, and losing identity, and finding a new one among mapless backroads. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016 Time: 10:30am Location: Dana Auditorium The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Andrew Baker (will attend the Festival) Writer: Andrew Baker Producer: Andrew Baker FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative short Length: 24 min Location: US Language: English