Aug 1
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Three Red Sweaters
1 Aug, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
2017 VTEDDY WINNER: JACOB BURNS FILM CENTER CREATIVE CULTURE AWARD SYNOPSIS Using her grandfather's 16mm family films, a woman explores how our memories are changing now that we have the technology to document every moment of our lives. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 26th, 2017 Time: 7:15 pm Location: Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Martha Gregory (will attend the Festival) Writer: Martha Gregory Producer: Martha Gregory FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 10 min Location: USA Language: English
Jul 29
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Two Worlds
29 Jul, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/153483991 VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS In this inspiring family portrait, 12-year- old Laura is our guide through life with her deaf parents, which is unusual, challenging and surprisingly ordinary. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 26th, 2017 Time: 1:30 pm Location: Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Maciej Adamek Writer: Maciej Adamek Producer: Jacek Kucharski FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Feature Length: 51 min Location: Poland Language: Polish (English subtitles)
Jul 29
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Untouchable
29 Jul, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/157453710 SYNOPSIS After discovering that a nanny has sexually abused his daughter, the most powerful lobbyist in the state of Florida harnesses his extraordinary political power to pass the toughest sex offender laws in the nation. “Untouchable” is a film that pushes viewers toward an uncomfortable place, requiring them to walk in the shoes of those who have suffered sexual abuse, but to still bear witness to the experiences of those we most fear. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 25th, 2017 Time: 7:15 pm Location: Marquis Main CREDITS Director: David Feige Writer: David Feige & Jay Arthur Sterrenberg Producer: David…
Jul 29
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Walking on Water
29 Jul, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/189424979 USA PREMIERE SYNOPSIS The flood of 1966 in Florence through the eyes, the camera and the creativity of Beppe Fantacci, who helped the famous artisans of Florence to survive the devastation of the city. A forgotten story of desperation, creativity and recovery, the film features unreleased, amazing 16 mm color footage, and exclusive memories of the flood by families such as Bargellini, Ferragamo, Pucci, Tayar, and by gifted artisans who survived nowadays thanks to men like Beppe Fantacci. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 25th, 2017 Time: 10:30 am Location: Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Gianmarco D'Agostino (will attend the Festival)…
Jul 29
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When I Stutter
29 Jul, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/150137350 NORTHEASTERN PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A documentary that reveals the humanity that exists within an often mysterious malady. Over the course of 4.5 years, 19 people shared stories about how stuttering has impacted their lives. These stories run the gamut of human emotions, some dark, some funny, others triumphant. Interspersed throughout the documentary are “educational vignettes” that help illuminate some of the mysteries and questions that surround stuttering. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 26th, 2017 Time: 10:30 am Location: Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: John Gomez (will attend the Festival) Writer: Scott Palasik, Dennis Fulgoni, & John Gomez Producer: John Gomez FILM…
Jul 29
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Where Have You Gone Lou DiMaggio?
29 Jul, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/224518552 SYNOPSIS From 1985 to 1989 Lou DiMaggio, no relation to baseball legend Joe DiMaggio, was a regular at the iconic “Catch a Rising Star” comedy club in New York City. For four years Lou worked along side of and made lasting friendships with a small group of comedians who are today some of the very best in the business. Larry David, Colin Quinn, Susie Essman, Joy Behar, Jeff Garlin, and Ray Romano are just a few of Lou’s old pals who appear in the film. After moving to Los Angeles in 1989 to pursue acting, Lou, in a mysterious…
Jul 29
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The Winds of Downhill
29 Jul, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Seven homeless people share their views on life, art and beauty, as well as their fears and dreams, at a New York City soup kitchen. We are reminded that all people, regardless of how poor or mentally ill, have humanity, and it is this humanity that allows one to see the poetry that surrounds us all, despite the desperation of one’s own circumstance. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 27th, 2017 Time: 1:00 pm Location: Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Todd Wider (will attend the Festival) & Jedd Wider Producer: Brian Ariotti (will attend the Festival) FILM INFORMATION Genre:…
Jul 26
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Blind Date
26 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYr-DxXXm2I WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Technology is transforming the way we date and find love. Mobile apps like Tinder and websites like OkCupid are whetting our appetite for instant visual gratification. But, if you’re single and blind, you face a distinct set of challenges in finding love. A digital divide has emerged between sighted and blind people in search of long-lasting partnerships. "Blind Date" is a short documentary following three blind New Yorkers on their quests for lust and love in the digital age. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016 Time: 10:30am Location: Marquis Main The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS…
Jul 31
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Child For Sale
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBqCo58oc7A VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS In the United States alone, roughly 300,000 children are bought and sold for sex. Sex slavery is a growing and lucrative epidemic that is often more profitable than the drug trade. The perception is that these girls (and also boys) are prostitutes who entered sex work out of necessity or by choice. This concept didn’t make sense to high schooler Fiona Bock. Why would someone her own age “choose” to be a sex worker? The truth is, they didn’t. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016 Time: 10:30am Location: Marquis Screening Room The Complete Festival Schedule…
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:…
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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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…