Jul 31
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Legs: A Big Issue in a Small Town
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/159539413 NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Legs: a Big Issue in a Small Town is a light-hearted look at what it means to live in a small town--with all of the pros and cons that come with it. When a controversial piece of art gets publicly displayed, opinions start flying and feisty people take action. The film reveals a town chock full of lively characters and conflicts, as those who live there struggle to define their community. Is it an accepting, welcoming place to live? Maybe, but if you look closer, there are cracks in the veneer and the town is…
Jul 31
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Life, Animated
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8DLLFuiyWRY&feature=youtu.be SYNOPSIS From Academy Award winning director Roger Ross Williams, "Life, Animated" is the inspirational story of Owen Suskind, a young man who was unable to speak as a child until he and his family discovered a unique way to communicate by immersing themselves in the world of classic Disney animated films. This emotional coming-of-age story follows Owen as he graduates to adulthood and takes his first steps toward independence. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 Time: 1:30pm Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Roger Ross Williams Producer: Roger Ross Williams, Julie Goldman FILM INFORMATION…
Jul 31
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The Magic Shoes
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Los Angeles, 1992. Nine year­-old Kamron and his family have just moved to the country from Iran in search of the American Dream. Left out of the recess basketball games, Kamron fantasizes about impressing his classmates with high­flying dunks ­ if only he had the right shoes to pull them off! With the Persian New Year approaching, Kamron is certain that his parents will grant his wish and buy him the new Air Jordans, but when his parents can't afford the pricey shoes Kamron is disappointed with a box of budget sneakers.…
Jul 31
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Mr Ready
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS It's "Mr Rogers" meets "The Real World" in this Short that shows definitively that kids don't come with an owners manual! When Albert's time comes to take over Mom's shift as the 'Man of the House', he quickly finds himself faced with the one thing he never expected: Everything that matters...to his Son. What will he do? Is he 'Ready' for the job? Discover with him what happens when he uses the same analogy his Dad used on him all those years ago...on the next generation! SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26, 2016…
Jul 31
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Tested
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/132389253 VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS "Tested" looks at the lack of racial diversity at the top public high schools in New York City by following a dozen families from different racial, socio-economic and religious backgrounds as they prepare to pass the grueling entrance exam. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016 Time: 10:30 am Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Curtis Chin Writer: Curtis Chin, Adam Wolman Producer: Curtis Chin, Adam Wolman FILM INFORMATION Genre: Feature documentary, Family-friendly Length: 72 min Location: USA Language: English
Jul 29
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Alien Communications
29 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/115497185 SYNOPSIS SYNOPSIS: Sometimes communicating with the opposite sex can be as alien as communicating with well... an alien. This slightly sci-fi short film is a touching coming of age story that the awkward in all of us can relate to. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 28, 2015 Time: 10:30am Location: Marquis Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 9 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Directors: Kris and Kurtis Theorin Producer: Amy Theorin
Jul 29
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All Systems Go
29 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/134229287 SYNOPSIS When Sam, a socially isolated 11 ­year­ old, finds out that his all-­time hero, Neil Armstrong, will be visiting his small Vermont town in the fall of 1969, it becomes his mission to meet Armstrong and ask him to bring his toy astronaut on a trip to space. However, when Sam’s older sister and a group of bullies get in the way, Sam has to take matters into his own hands. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 Time: 10:30am Location: Marquis Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 10 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Director:…
Jul 21
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Bumblebees
21 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/131611353 SYNOPSIS Despite being told as a child he would never speak or walk, Vance accomplished what doctors thought was impossible. But now he has a new challenge: dating. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 Time: 10:30am Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 4 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Director: Jenna Kanell Writer: Jenna Kanell Producers: Jenna Kanell, Katy, Tulka
Jul 21
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The Distant Touch
21 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
SYNOPSIS The Distant Touch is a 2D animation about a baby fox’s quest to find his mother. It shows an animal’s inner world that has been destroyed by human beings. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 Time: 10:30am Location: Marquis Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 5 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Directors: Jun Chen & Yang Yang Writer: Jun Chen
Jul 30
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Good Business
30 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/127704056 SYNOPSIS What role can business play in transforming a society? By exploring the story of Raymond Ackerman (founder of a South African retail giant- Pick n Pay), we encounter the power that love, forgiveness and compassion can have in overcoming the injustice, prejudice and hatred of the apartheid era in South Africa; and begin to realise why 'Doing good, is good business.' SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 Time: 10:30am Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 25 min Language: English Country: South Africa CREDITS Director: Rob Schermbrucker Producers: Miranda Magagnini, Rob Schermbrucker
Jul 21
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The Incredible Adventures of Jojo (and his annoying little sister Avila)
21 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/89990378 SYNOPSIS When Jojo and his sister Avila are left to their own devices after a car accident injures their mother, they must survive in the woods on their own. Among the travails and harrowing experiences is a deranged hobo, ravaging wolves, abandoned couches, and dirty diapers. But don’t fret for the little ones; they have a sharp pocketknife at the ready. There’s adventure, danger, comedy, and Skittles. “This film’s not for over-protective parents,” warns husband-wife team Ann-Marie and Brian Schmidt. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 Time: 10:30am Location: Marquis Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length:…
Jul 21
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John the Baptist
21 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/133461634 2015 VTEDDY WINNER: SHORT SYNOPSIS "John the Baptist" is a short documentary film that follows the title character through a day of intense work. Despite his arduous routine, John still finds the strength and inspiration to bring joy to the people of his city. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 Time: 10:30am Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 24 min Language: Portugese Country: Brazil CREDITS Director: Rodrigo Rezende Meireles Writer: Rodrigo Rezende Meireles Producer: Rodrigo Rezende Meireles