Jul 31
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Everything’s More Fun in Costume
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
NORTHEAST PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Helen’s Pacific Costumers has been dressing up Easter bunnies, gangsters, beavers, and Medieval wenches in Portland, Oregon for 128 years. Helen's talented staff make playing dress up fun for even the most reluctant party goers. But the shop has struggled as Portland and the costume industry change. SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 24, 2018 7:15 pm Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Megan Wilde Writer: Megan Wilde Producer: Megan Wilde FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 14 min Location: USA Language: English
Aug 2
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Fail State
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
2018 VTEDDY WINNER: AUDIENCE AWARD – FEATURE VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS An expansive documentary exposé, the film reveals the dark story behind the rise of predatory for-profit colleges and how a cabal of politicians and unscrupulous business tycoons sold out the dream of American higher education. Fail State is executive produced by news legend Dan Rather. SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 26, 2018 10:00 am Twilight Hall CREDITS Director: Alex Shebanow (will attend the festival) Writers: Alex Shebanow, Nicholas Adams, Regina Sobel Producers: Alex Shebanow, Dan Rather FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Feature Length: 94 min Location: USA Language: English
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Fall River
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Through the intimate reflections of one extraordinary woman, Fall River tells the story of a family’s tragedy, their once-thriving hometown, and how hope can blossom in unexpected places. SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 26, 2018 1:00 pm Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Jamil McGinnis, Pat Heywood (both will attend the festival) Writer: Jamil McGinnis, Pat Heywood Producers: Sasha Hirschfeld, Evyn Bruce FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 7 min Location: USA Language: English
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Fings
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A spoken word poem about a man’s battle with challenging philosophical concepts. He begins to question everything around him and even himself. Is he real? What if everything is just in his head? SCREENING INFORMATION Thursday, August 23, 2018 1:30 pm Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Adam McHattie Writers: Adam McHattie, Louis Gilman Producer: Adam McHattie FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 3 min Location: United Kingdom Language: English
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For the Love of Mary
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
SYNOPSIS 97-year-old runner George Etzweiler has completed the race up Mount Washington every year since he was 69. Despite having a pacemaker, George continues to compete in the 7.6-mile race up 4,700 feet, breaking his own record for oldest finisher. In addition to his lucky, green running shorts, Etzweiler carries something else special with him: his late wife of 68 years, Mary. SCREENING INFORMATION Thursday, August 23, 2018 10:30 am Marquis Main CREDITS Directors: Simon Perkins, Kirk Horton Writers: Simon Perkins, Kirk Horton Producers: Simon Perkins, Kirk Horton FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 6 min Location: USA Language: English
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Four Keys
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
SYNOPSIS Since January of 2017, thousands of immigrants have chosen to cross the Canadian border, self-deporting from America. With nonconsensual deportation and family separation both common practices in the U.S., self-deportation is the only option for some, as depicted in this powerful narrative short. SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 25, 2018 1:30 pm Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Israel Brooks (will attend the festival) Writers: Israel Brooks, Nadia Barbarossa Producers: Israel Brooks, Nadia Barbarossa FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 13 min Locations: USA, Puerto Rico Language: English
Aug 2
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Freedom & Unity
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
SYNOPSIS A collection of 12 short films from local Vermont teens, selected from the winners of the statewide Freedom & Unity TV Competition. The films illuminate their lives, passions and interests in their home state. The screening will be hosted by Vermont filmmaker Signe Taylor and a Q&A with the filmmakers will follow. SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 25, 2018 10:30 am Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Various* Writer: Various Producer: Various FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Length: 60 min Location: USA Language: English
Jul 31
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Gloria Talks Funny
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS When struggling voice actress, Gloria, discovers her agent failed to tell her that her claim-to-fame cartoon is being remade, she sets her sights on reprising her role as the famous BioBoy. SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 25, 2018 7:15 pm Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Kendall Goldberg Writer: Kendall Goldberg Producer: Michael Stanziale FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 18 min Location: USA Language: English
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Goodbye Sirena
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS It’s Molly’s last day, and her mom is having a hard time letting go. The two women navigate memory and grief, finding an unexpected way to say goodbye. Lyrical and haunting, Goodbye Sirena wears its heart on its sleeve, but still surprises. SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 24, 2018 10:30 am Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Melissa Dalley Writer: Tracee Beebee Producers: Suzanne Weinert, Michelle Faires FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 7 min Location: USA Language: English
Aug 2
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The Guilty
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXeeVRazqFM VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A suspended police officer, assigned alarm dispatch duty, enters a race against time when he answers an emergency call from a kidnapped woman. When the call is suddenly disconnected, the search for the woman and her kidnapper begins. Armed only with a phone, he soon realizes that the crime is far more complex than he first thought. SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 24, 2018 7:15 pm Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Gustav Möller Writers: Gustav Möller, Emil Albertsen Producers: Lina Flint, Henrik Zein FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Feature Length: 85 min Location: Denmark Languages: Danish, English
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Hearts and Minds
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QcE6CdR60NY SYNOPSIS A tribute screening of this brilliant and provocative Academy Award-winning documentary that recounts the history and attitudes of the opposing sides of the Vietnam War using archival news footage as well as its own film and interviews. SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 25, 2018 10:30 am Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Peter Davis (will attend festival) Writer: Peter Davis Producers: Peter Davis, Bert Schneider, Tom Cohen FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Feature Length: 112 min Location: USA Language: English, French, Vietnamese
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Heimlich
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Nina and Alex are married with a beautiful toddler, Elsie. A woman who slowly comes to realize that the life she thinks she's leading is a far cry from her reality, Nina ultimately makes a choice she never could have imagined possible before this realization. SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 26, 2018 10:00 am Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Lisanne Sartor (will attend festival) Writer: Lisanne Sartor Producers: Lisanne Sartor, Samuel Kim FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 14 min Location: USA Language: English