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Until First Light
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/281642472 2018 VTEDDY WINNER: BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Until First Light follows an unnamed protagonist returning to his childhood home following the suicide of his brother. The man struggles with loss as fall gives way to winter and he assumes responsibility for the family farm. SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 25, 2018 10:30 am Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Kyle Armstrong (will attend festival) Writer: Kyle Armstrong Producer: Kyle Armstrong FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Feature Length: 82 min Location: Canada Language: English
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Vermont Fancy
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Candid and articulate, Doug Densmore is a single farmer in rural Vermont, struggling with the consequences of his choice of life style and the existential problem of what happens in the future as he ages and faces losing the ability to maintain his farm. Over the course of a year, Doug reveals much about what his life has amounted to. SCREENING INFORMATION Thursday, August 23, 2018 10:30 am Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Kathleen Dougherty Huxley (will attend the festival) Writer: Kathleen Dougherty Huxley Producer: Kathleen Dougherty Huxley FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Feature Length: 47 min…
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The View from Up Here
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Claire and Lila are neighbors. They live in the same building and see each other every day, but hardly know each other’s name. One particular day, Claire decides to pay Lila a visit to ask for something that puts Lila’s fragile hold on life in America at risk. SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 25, 2018 7:15 pm Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Marco Calvani Writer: Marco Calvani Producers: Dean Ronalds, Emanuela Galliussi FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 18 min Location: USA Language: English
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Vignette
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/281150514 SYNOPSIS Vignette is a compilation of four portraits that delve into the journeys of Patti, Rashad, Grace, and Kaitlyn as they share their stories about relationships, love, identity, and family. SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 24, 2018 10:30 am Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: G.G. Alves (will attend the festival) Writer: G.G. Alves Producer: G.G. Alves FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 19 min Location: USA Language: English
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VTIFF Showcase – Foxtrot
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrBEDEmUceM SYNOPSIS A troubled family must face the facts when something goes terribly wrong at their son's desolate military post. The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival has forged a promotional partnership with the Vermont International Film Festival [VTIFF]. This showcase presentation of Foxtrot is a selection of Orly Yadin, VTIFF Artistic Director, who will host this screening. SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 26, 2018 1:00 pm Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Samuel Maoz Writer: Samuel Maoz Producer: Eitan Mansuri FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Feature Length: 113 min Location: Israel Language: Hebrew
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When We Can
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/247288960 WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS David, a young freelancer, lives with his girlfriend and their newborn child who suffers an unexpected medical emergency. Without the money to buy medication and nobody to turn to, David is forced to sell an object of great sentimental value. SCREENING INFORMATION Thursday, August 23, 2018 1:30 pm Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Miguel Cardoso Faria Writer: Miguel Cardoso Faria Producer: Jose Mazeda FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 20 min Location: Portugal Language: Portuguese
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Wild & Precious
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/241246571 SYNOPSIS A musical, magical realism documentary that presents one man’s narrative of 60 years of gay liberation: from sissy boy on the family farm in Vermont, to tender teen discovering sexuality, to the trauma of the closet, to bursting out and proud on the wings of Stonewall, to the crushing tragedy of AIDS, to finding power and hope in activism, love, parenting, and the freedom to marry…or not. SCREENING INFORMATION Thursday, August 23, 2018 10:30 am Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Steve Cadwell (will attend the festival) Writer: Steve Cadwell Producer: Steve Cadwell FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 60…
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Yanvalou
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/282035213/359a268c7b VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS An awkward computer programmer learns to dance to impress his next-door neighbor. (The film’s title is a dance from the Afro-Haitian Vodoun tradition.) SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 25, 2018 7:15 pm Twilight Hall CREDITS Director: Angeline Gragasin Writer: Angeline Gragasin Producer: Angeline Gragasin FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 5 min Location: USA Language: English
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Yasuni Man
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/254370975 2018 VTEDDY WINNER: GAIA PRIZE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL FILMMAKING VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Yasuni Man is a compelling documentary feature about the Yasuni Biosphere of Amazonian Ecuador, the world's most biodiverse forest, and the Waorani, an indigenous Amazonian tribe plagued by deception, exploitation and murder. Note: there is nudity in this film. SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 24, 2018 1:30 pm Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Ryan Patrick Killackey (will attend the festival) Writer: Ryan Patrick Killackey Producers: Ryan Patrick Killackey, Tomi Sugahara FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Feature Length: 92 min Locations: Ecuador, USA Language: English
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The Yellow Room
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Y0R37J-JyI NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS In a series of increasingly lush and intimate encounters, two dancers are forced to confront each other and themselves, exploring the expansion of identity beyond solely masculine or feminine. SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 24, 2018 7:15 pm Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Kitty McNamee Writer: Kitty McNamee Producers: Kitty McNamee, Jim Doyle FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 5 min Location: USA Language: English