Jul 31
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I Was Here
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
2018 VTEDDY WINNER: BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT SYNOPSIS Artist or curated hoarder? For the past forty years, Louis Zoellar Bickett has operated an archive out of his home in Lexington, KY. From q-tips and stamps to urine and semen samples, Louis' archive documents all aspects of his daily life. SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 24, 2018 7:15 pm Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Julian Dalrymple (will attend the festival) Writer: Julian Dalrymple Producers: Julian Dalrymple, Matthew Hill FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 5 min Location: USA Language: English
Aug 2
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Jacob Burns Creative Culture Showcase
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS The Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC), based in Pleasantville, New York, continues its fruitful collaboration with MNFF to advance the work of emerging voices in independent filmmaking. MNFF presents its second showcase of the JBFC's Creative Culture program. The Creative Culture directors represented at this year's screening are: Reggie Altidor, Leah Galant, Emily Ann Hoffman, Crystal Kayiza, Kerry LeVielle, Ariel Noltimier Strauss, Tyler Rabinowitz and Rahessa Vitorio. SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 25, 2018 10:30 am Twilight Hall CREDITS Director: Various* Writer: Various Producer: Various FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative, Documentary Shorts Length: 85 min Location: USA Language: English
Aug 2
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Kim Swims
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/140492254 NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Kim Swims tells the story of an open water swimmer’s attempt to become the first woman to swim 30 miles through a stretch of cold, rough and shark-inhabited water off of the San Francisco coast. SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 24, 2018 10:30 am Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Kate Webber (will attend the festival) Writer: Kate Webber Producers: Kate Webber, Donald Ngai, David Orr FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Feature Length: 75 min Location: USA Language: English
Aug 2
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Lake Effect
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/257731109 SYNOPSIS A northern New England-based father-daughter filmmaker team explores the connection between neurotoxins found in the water and the onset of sporadic cases of a terminal disease. SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 26, 2018 1:00 pm Twilight Hall CREDITS Director: Jackie Heltz (will attend the festival) Writer: Jackie Heltz Producers: Jim and Jackie Heltz FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 32 min Location: USA Language: English
Aug 2
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Lotte that Silhouette Girl
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/249195856 VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Before Walt Disney, there was Lotte Reiniger. She invented the multiplane camera and created the first animated feature. This innovative film explores the life and times of a groundbreaking woman who is finally being given her due. SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 25, 2018 7:15 pm Dana Auditorium CREDITS Directors: Carla Patullo, Elizabeth Beecherl Writers: Carla Patullo, Elizabeth Beecherl Producer: Trick Studio FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 10 min Location: USA Language: English
Aug 2
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Love, Gilda
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://youtu.be/1B44XRFotuo SYNOPSIS In her own words, comedienne Gilda Radner looks back and reflects on her life and career. Weaving together recently discovered audiotapes, interviews with her friends, rare home movies and diaries read by modern day comediennes (including Amy Poehler), Love, Gilda offers a unique window into the honest and whimsical world of a beloved performer whose greatest role was sharing her story. SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 25, 2018 7:15 pm Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Lisa Dapolito Writer: Lisa Dapolito Producers: Lisa Dapolito, Bronwyn Berry FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Feature Length: 88 min Location: USA Language: English
Aug 2
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Man Made
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/261025421 NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Four transgender men prepare to compete at TransFitCon, the only all trans-bodybuilding competition in the world—held in Atlanta, GA. What precedes this triumphant moment are a set of diverse journeys taken on the path to self-identity and empowerment. Told through the intimate and authentic lens of trans filmmaker T Cooper, this stirring film intertwines the nuances of manhood, the drive for social justice, and the competitive desire to forge one's own path. SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 24, 2018 1:30 pm Twilight Hall CREDITS Director: T Cooper (will appear at the festival via Skype) Writer: T…
Aug 2
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Meeting George
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/278692324/818defcb32 WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A son searches to reconnect with his deceased father through old home movies and conversations with the past. SCREENING INFORMATION Thursday, August 23, 2018 10:30 am Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Matt Lennon Writer: Matt Lennon Producer: Matt Lennon FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 20 min Location: USA Language: English
Aug 2
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Minding the Gap
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWntaRXZtf4 VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship. SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 25, 2018 1:30 pm Twilight Hall CREDITS Director: Bing Liu Writer: Bing Liu Producers: Steve James (will attend festival), Bing Liu, Diane Quon, Gordon Quinn FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Feature Length: 93 min Location: USA Language: English
Aug 2
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Modified
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/266743948 SYNOPSIS In Modified, the filmmaker and her mother embark on a personal and poignant investigative journey to find out why genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are not labeled on food products in the United States and Canada, despite being labeled in 64 countries around the world. SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 26, 2018 10:00 am Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Aube Giroux (will attend the festival) Writer: Aube Giroux Producers: Aube Giroux, Camelia Frieberg FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Feature Length: 87 min Location: Canada Language: English
Aug 2
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Monty
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
2018 VTEDDY WINNER: JACOB BURNS FILM CENTER CREATIVE CULTURE AWARD NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Monty J. makes one-of-a-kind ceramic planters. His work is playful yet edgy and full of character. Though he wishes he could just make his art all day, Monty has to work two jobs to support himself. In this film, Monty reveals his process, how he thinks about his art, and what it takes to survive as an artist in New York today. SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 26, 2018 1:00 pm Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Margaret Metzger (will attend festival) Writer: Margaret Metzger Producer: Margaret Metzger FILM INFORMATION…
Aug 2
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Moroni for President
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Moroni Benally runs for the presidency of the Navajo Nation, the largest Native American nation in the United States. Young, gay, Mormon, and armed with a degree in public policy, he wants to shake up the status quo and kick out old leadership. An eye-opening and humorous portrait of a political race that runs surprisingly parallel to the current political landscape of the US at large. SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 24, 2018 7:15 pm Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Directors: Saila Huusko (will attend the festival), Jasper Rischen Writers: Saila Huusko, Jasper Rischen Producer: Sara Goldblatt FILM INFORMATION…