Jul 31
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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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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
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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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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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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
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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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Hidden Blueprints: The Story of Mikey
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
2018 VTEDDY WINNER: VERMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AWARD FOR BEST INTEGRATION OF MUSIC INTO FILM SYNOPSIS An innovative film that tells the story of an art collection hidden in the prison system for years. Interrelated to this is a story, told through expert re-creations, of a champion fighting praying mantis named Mikey that won all of its prison fights before being martyred in a corporate prison riot. SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 24, 2018 1:30 pm Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Jeremy Lee Mackenzie Writer: Jeremy Lee Mackenzie Producers: Julie Pacino, Aron Meinhardt, Mike Jacobs FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 16 min Location:…
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I Love Your Fucking Name
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Starring Elizabeth Taylor, Brigitte Bardeau, Peter Pan and Ronald MacDonald. Yes, those are their real names. I Love Your Fucking Name is a short documentary film about the complex relationships people have with their given names. SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 26, 2018 4:00 pm Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Finn O’Hara (will attend the festival) Writer: Caitlin Keeley Producer: Emily Goldberg FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 8 min Location: Canada Language: English
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Insha’Allah Democracy
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/237785739 SYNOPSIS The film's director Mohammed Naqvi will vote for the first time during Pakistan's elections but he has a tough choice between a religious hardliner and a secular liberal leader who happens to be a former military dictator. Who will he vote for and is democracy achievable in Pakistan? SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 26, 2018 1:00 PM Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Mohammed Naqvi (will attend festival) Writer: Mohammed Naqvi Producers: Mohammed Naqvi, Jared Ian Goldman, Jenny Raskin FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Feature Length: 85 min Location: Pakistan, USA, UAE Language: English
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In the Name of . . .
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/258231748 US PREMIERE SYNOPSIS The man you love converts to Islam for you…but you try to escape Islam. In a search for compromise, the filmmaker shares with the world a universal story: what will you sacrifice for love? SCREENING INFORMATION Thursday, August 23, 2018 10:30 am Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Erlynee Kardany Writers: Erlynee Kardany, Atle Evang Reinton Producer: Atle Evang Reinton FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Feature Length: 58 min Location: Norway Languages: English, Malay, Norwegian