Jul 29
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A Farmer’s Road
29 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/79848094 SYNOPSIS A Farmer's Road tells the story of how two PhD soil scientists traded the security of academic tenure for the challenges and economic uncertainty of operating a goat dairy and farmstead creamery in Illinois. Surrounded by commodity-based agribusiness, they strive to embody the principles of sustainability, showcasing artisan products during slow-food dinners. Their mission to educate the public about small-farm diversity is changing the American food system one meal at a time. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 28, 2015 Time: 1:30pm Location: Marquis Screening Room The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 75 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS…
Jul 29
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Almost There
29 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/109723683 SYNOPSIS For many, Peter Anton’s house embodies an end-of-life nightmare: heat and electricity are shut off, floorboards are rotting, and the detritus of a chaotic life is precariously stacked to the ceiling. For the filmmakers, Anton’s home is a treasure trove, not to mention Anton himself, a character worthy of his own reality TV show. By its quietly satisfying ending, Almost There provides human drama, insights into mental illness, aging in America, and the redemptive power of art. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 Time: 1:30pm Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 93…
Jul 29
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Among the Believers
29 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MSklZY_VCIM SYNOPSIS Charismatic cleric Abdul Aziz Ghazi, an ISIS supporter and Taliban ally, is waging jihad against the Pakistani state. His dream is to impose a strict version of Shariah law throughout the country, as a model for the world. His Holy War is motivated by the government’s 2007 leveling of his flagship mosque that killed his mother, brother, only son and 150 students. With unprecedented access, Among the Believers follows Aziz on his very personal quest to create an Islamic utopia, during the bloodiest period in Pakistan’s modern history. Intimate and shocking, Among the Believers offers rare insights into…
Jul 29
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Approaching the Elephant
29 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/117135958 SYNOPSIS Year one for Lucy, Jiovanni and Alex at the Teddy McArdle Free School, where all classes are voluntary and rules are determined by vote – adults and children have an equal say. Wilder is there from the beginning to end of the school year, documenting and observing founder Alex Khost and an indelible cast of outspoken young personalities as they form relationships, explore their surroundings and intensely debate rule violations, until it all comes to a head. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Thursday, August 27, 2015 Time: 7pm Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 89…
Jul 17
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Archie’s Betty
17 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/130104671 SYNOPSIS The filmmaker, a devoted Archie fan, makes an independent documentary search for the real-life people behind the characters in the ever popular Archie comics. Were Archie, Betty, Veronica, Moose, and Jughead based on actual students whom Bob Montana, the original Archie cartoonist, knew in high school in the 1930s in Haverhill, Massachusetts? SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 30, 2015 Time: 10:00am Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 69 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Director: Gerald Peary Writer: Gerald Peary Producer: Shaun Clancy
Aug 5
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The Armor of Light
5 Aug, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSP0Soy8ACk SYNOPSIS The Armor of Light follows the journey of an Evangelical minister, Reverend Rob Schenck, anti-abortion activist and fixture on the political far right, who breaks with orthodoxy by questioning whether being pro-gun is consistent with being pro-life. Reverend Schenck is shocked and perplexed by the reactions of his long-time friends and colleagues who warn him away from this complex, politically explosive issue. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 30, 2015 Time: 4:00pm Location: Marquis Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 1 hr 28 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Director: Abigail E. Disney Producer: Kathleen Hughes, Gini…
Aug 3
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Building Trails, Building Communities
3 Aug, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/134881815 SYNOPSIS Working with the U.S. Forest Service, Vermont Mountain Bike Association, Middlebury Bike Club, and VYCC, the Jolly Rovers Trail Crew was able to facilitate and help build a sustainable and creative “turnpike” through one their workshops. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 28, 2015 Time: 1:30pm Location: Marquis Screening Room The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 4 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Director: Hans Jw von Briesen Writer: Hans Jw von Briesen Producer: Hans Jw von Briesen & Scott Mallory
Jul 29
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By and By: New Orleans Gospel at the Crossroads
29 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/90876397 SYNOPSIS A multi-generational story in the spirit of 1982’s celebrated documentary Say Amen Somebody, By and By uses the power of raw gospel music, spirited sermons, and poignant interviews to document how the Crown Seekers, now in their 48th year, have struggled to reclaim and redefine their broken community — and in the process, have discovered that their old community has redefined them. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 Time: 10:30am Location: Dana Auditorium The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 97 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Directors: Joe Compton, Matthew T. Bowden Producers: Joe Compton, Matthew…
Aug 3
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Call of Duty
3 Aug, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
SYNOPSIS CALL OF DUTY is a portrait of New York City Jury Duty Clerk Walter Schretzman who has learned how to lull thousands of his fellow grumpy New Yorkers into Jury Duty compliance. He plays the role of Government worker, crisis negotiator, and borscht belt comedian and shares his wisdom with Jurors during their days together. It is hard to dispute his delightful take on the mundane. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 Time: 4:30pm Location: Dana Auditorium The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 7 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Director: Matt Lenski Producers: Andrew Adair, Jake…
Jul 29
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Crooked Candy
29 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
SYNOPSIS Kinder Surprise eggs are enormously popular all around the world. From the foil wrapper to the chocolate shell, the plastic yolk capsule to the clever toy inside, Kinder eggs are practically a global rite of childhood. That is, except in the United States, where they're considered a choking hazard and are illegal. This is the story of a Kinder smuggler. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 30, 2015 Time: 10:00am Location: Marquis Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 6 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Director: Andrew Rodgers Producer: Andrew Rodgers
Jul 31
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The Dinkytown Uprising
31 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/133484299 SYNOPSIS This documentary chronicles the unprecedented 40-day, 40-night continuous Dinkytown 'occupation' to prevent construction of an unwanted hamburger joint. From film programmer-turned-filmmaker Al Milgrom, the story is recounted by seven participants whose varied remembrances about defending the neighborhood becomes a microcosm of the memorable '70s Generation. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 30, 2015 Time: 1:00pm Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 95 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Directors: Al Milgrom, Daniel Geiger Producers: Al Milgrom, Daniel Geiger
Jul 20
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The Dollar­-A-­Day Boys: A Portrait of the Civilian Conservation Corps
20 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/133830681 SYNOPSIS "The Dollar‐A‐Day Boys" revisits the Great Depression era through the memories of old men who lived through those "hard times" as enrollees in the Civilian Conservation Corps, the most successful of F.D.R.'s New Deal programs. The film is woven around the personal story of the filmmaker’s father, just one of 3 million enrollees. Despite doing hard work for about 20 cents a day, these last few living alumni recall their CCC experience as "the best thing that ever happened. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 30, 2015 Time: 4:00pm Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION…