Jul 30
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Big Wata
30 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/161845932 VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Big Wata is a entertaining documentary about the first and only surf club in Sierra Leone. During an Ebola outbreak the younger members of a West African fishing community discover surfing as their identity and purpose in life. SCREENING INFORMATION Thursday, August 23, 2018 1:30 pm Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Gugi Van Der Velden Writer: Gugi Van Der Velden Producer: Floris Loeff FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Feature Length: 79 min Location: Sierra Leone Language: English
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Bless Me Father
30 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A parish priest is faced with a moral dilemma when a local parishioner comes to deliver a confession which directly affects the priest’s life and that of his extended family. The priest is torn between his duty to offer forgiveness and his personal reaction to such a life changing revelation. SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 24, 2018 7:15 pm Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Paul Horan Writer: Paul Horan Producers: Paul Horan, Mike Donnelly FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 16 min Location: USA Language: English
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Break the Silence
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/285203766 SYNOPSIS Raw, powerful, intimate interviews with 18 Southern Vermont women of diverse backgrounds about their personal sexual & reproductive health histories. The film challenges social taboos with unflinching candor and often great humor. SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 26, 2018 10:00 am Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Willow O’Feral (will attend the festival) Writer: Willow O’Feral Producer: Willow O’Feral FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Feature Length: 56 min Location: USA Language: English
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Burned: Are Trees the New Coal?
30 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/207017382 SYNOPSIS Burned: Are Trees the New Coal? tells the little-known story of the accelerating destruction of our forests for fuel, and probes the policy loopholes, huge subsidies, and blatant greenwashing of the burgeoning biomass power industry.  Following the screening, Alan Dater and Lisa Merton, MNFF Awardees for Sustained Excellence in Documentary Filmmaking, discuss the significance of their latest film. SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 26, 2018 4:00 pm Twilight Hall CREDITS Director: Alan Dater and Lisa Merton (both will attend the festival) Writer: Alan Dater Producers: Alan Dater, Lisa Merton FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Feature Length: 76 min Location: USA Language: English
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Charmer
30 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A middle-aged woman meets up for a date with a bachelor she met on an Internet dating site. On first impression he’s unpleasant and blunt, but as the date goes on, the pair finds a common ground in their shared loneliness and romantic failures. SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 25, 2018 7:15 pm Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Judah Finnigan (will attend the festival) Writer: Judah Finnigan Producer: Olivia Shanks FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 12 min Location: New Zealand Language: English
Jul 31
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Coming of Age
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS The loss of innocence can come at any age. In the afterglow of sex, a generation gap opens between two men as they struggle to define trust in the age of open marriage and No-Strings-Attached hookups. SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 24, 2018 1:30 pm Twilight Hall CREDITS Director: Doug Tompos Writer: Doug Tompos Producers: Doug Tompos, Risa Bramon Garcia, Steve Braun FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 8 min Location: USA Language: English
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Dancing in Limbo
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS When dance becomes the only way to express yourself and forget your troubles as a refugee, true passion emerges. SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 25, 2018 1:30 pm Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Amanda Larsh Writer: Amanda Larsh Producers: Jeff Swimmer, Amanda Larsh FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 14 min Location: USA Language: English
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Dateline-Saigon
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/172631863 2018 VTEDDY WINNER: BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE SYNOPSIS Dateline: Saigon profiles five Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists’ groundbreaking reporting during the early years of the Vietnam War. As President Kennedy committed US troops to what was initially dismissed as a “nice little war in a land of tigers and elephants,” these five young reporters took on a superpower — and who won? SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 24, 2018 1:30 pm Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Thomas D. Herman (will attend the festival) Writer: Thomas D. Herman Producers: Bestor Cram, Thomas D. Herman FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Feature Length: 96 min Location: USA Language: English
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Dormancy
30 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
SYNOPSIS A young French Canadian couple living in rural Vermont confronts a strange new reality after the passage of the 1931 Vermont Law, “An Act for Human Betterment by Voluntary Sterilization.” The woman, Emily Cloutier, struggles to hold onto the future that she dreams of. SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 24, 2018 7:15 pm Twilight Hall CREDITS Director: Luke Becker-Lowe (will attend the festival), Nicholas Callais Writer: Luke Becker-Lowe, Nicholas Callais Producers: Luke Becker-Lowe, Nicholas Callais FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 16 min Location: USA Language: English
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Dr. Mantis
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
SYNOPSIS Dr. Mantis is a practicing psychotherapist and a full time praying mantis. Fred is her patient and an annoying transitioning caterpillar. Fred bugs her so much that, at this appointment, Dr. Mantis makes Fred pay in advance. SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 25, 2018 7:15 pm Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Brandon Mikolaski Writers: Andrew Smith and Rob Bartlett Producer: Gary Grant FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 3 min Location: USA Language: English
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Eden
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Adam and Eve are bored to death in the Garden of Eden. One night, they run off in God’s Cabriolet. Early the next morning, God notices their absence. Furious, he summons a Dinosaur, his henchman, and sends him to get the fugitives. SCREENING INFORMATION Thursday, August 23, 2018 1:30 pm Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Julie Caty Writer: Julie Caty Producer: Ron Dyens FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 5 min Location: France Language: Silent
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Endure
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
SYNOPSIS Endure chronicles a young man’s struggle to return to his normal life after the loss of a loved one. SCREENING INFORMATION Thursday, August 24, 2018 10:30 am Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Walter Mirkss Writer: Walter Mirkss Producer: Gary Ray King FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 12 min Location: USA Language: English