Jul 29
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Immortality
29 Jul, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE SYNOPSIS “When I try to imagine you, I feel kind of immortality; when I call you, I feel kind of immortality; when I look at you, I feel kind of immortality; when I touch you, I feel kind of immortality; when I smell you, again I feel kind of immortality.” – Director Mehdi Fard Ghaderi SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Thursday, August 24th, 2017 Time: 10:30 am Location: Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Mehdi Fard Ghaderi Writer: Mehdi Fard Ghaderi Producer: Javad Norouzbeigi FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Feature Length: 145 min Location: Iran Language: Farsi (English subtitles)
Jul 29
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It’s Criminal
29 Jul, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/194059127 SYNOPSIS “It's Criminal” is a powerful critique of the economic and social inequities that divide the United States. The film offers a window into a rural jail, an Ivy League college and what happens when these worlds collide. Shot in an intimate verite style, the feature documentary shares the life-changing experiences of female prisoners and Dartmouth College students working together to write and perform an original play about the lives of the incarcerated women. It delves into privilege, poverty and injustice, and asks viewers to think about who is in prison and why -- while also sharing an inspiring…
Aug 1
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Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work
1 Aug, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://youtu.be/eM4zqYR_lKg SYNOPSIS Honoree filmmakers Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg’s documentary explores the life and career of Joan Rivers as she turns 75 years old. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 27th, 2017 Time: 1:00 pm Location: Town Hall Theatre CREDITS Director: Annie Sundberg and Ricki Stern (will attend the festival) Writer: Ricki Stern Producer: Annie Sundberg FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Feature Length: 90m Location: USA Language: English
Aug 1
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Manhattan
1 Aug, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEoEGW4Hb9w&feature=youtu.be SYNOPSIS The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress. Tribute to Michael Murphy | Q&A with Michael Murphy follows the screening SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 25th, 2017 Time: 1:30 pm Location: Town Hall Theatre CREDITS Director: Woody Allen Writer: Woody Allen, Marshall Brickman Producer: Charles J Hoffe FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Feature Length: 96 min Location: USA Language: English
Aug 1
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Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing
1 Aug, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://youtu.be/dBV8YuSW7rY SYNOPSIS A stunning recounting of the dramatic story of the Boston Marathon terrorist attacks through the emotional experiences of individuals whose lives were forever changed by them. From the events of the day to the death-penalty sentencing of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the documentary features surveillance footage, news clips, home movies and exclusive interviews with survivors and their families, as well as first responders, investigators, government officials and reporters from the Boston Globe, whose coverage won a Pulitzer Prize. On-Stage Event | Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg talk with MNFF Artistic Director Jay Craven. Recipients of the VTeddy Award for Sustained…
Aug 1
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McCabe & Mrs. Miller
1 Aug, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://youtu.be/F2BSHp9oYD0 SYNOPSIS A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene. Tribute to Robert Altman | Features MNFF special guest Michael Murphy. More about the tribute. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 26th, 2017 Time: 1:30 pm Location: National Bank of Middlebury CREDITS Director: Robert Altman Writer: Edmund Naughton, Robert Altman Producer: Mitchell Brower FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Feature Length: 120 min Location: USA Language: English
Aug 1
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Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George’s Creators
1 Aug, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://youtu.be/u-SsO2Ezdd4 SYNOPSIS A documentary film exploring the extraordinary lives of Hans and Margret Rey, the authors of the beloved Curious George children's books. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 27th, 2017 Time: 4:00 pm Location: Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Ema Ryan Yamazaki Writer: Erin Sanger Producers: Jeremy Boros & Annie Bush FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Feature, Family Length: 82 min Location: USA Language: English
Aug 1
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Nashville
1 Aug, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://youtu.be/QZGpaVZdGlo SYNOPSIS Over the course of a few hectic days, numerous interrelated people prepare for a political convention as secrets and lies are surfaced and revealed. On-Stage Conversation | Michael Murphy and Allan Nicholls talk with MNFF Artistic Director Jay Craven. As part of our tribute to the legendary director, Robert Altman, join Allan Nicholls, Altman’s top collaborator on “Nashville” and numerous other films, and actor Michael Murphy, an essential member of the Altman tribe, for a special event with MNFF Artistic Director Jay Craven following the screening. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 26th, 2017 Time: 9:30 am Location: Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Robert Altman…
Aug 1
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Obit
1 Aug, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/108186599 SYNOPSIS “Obit” is the first documentary to look into the world of editorial obituaries, via the legendary obit desk at The New York Times. The film invites some of the most essential questions we ask ourselves about life, memory and the inevitable passage of time. What do we choose to remember? What never dies? SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 27th, 2017 Time: 10:00 am Location: Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Vanessa Gould Producer: Vanessa Gould FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Feature Length: 93 min Location: USA Language: English
Jul 29
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One Big Home
29 Jul, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/196445942 SYNOPSIS On the island of Martha’s Vineyard, where presidents and celebrities vacation, trophy homes threaten to destroy the island’s unique character. “One Big Home” follows carpenter Thomas Bena’s journey to understand the trend toward giant houses. Feeling complicit in wrecking the place he calls home, Bena takes off his tool belt and picks up a camera. Bumping up against angry homeowners and builders, he attempts to pass a new bylaw limiting house size. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 27th, 2017 Time: 10:00 am Location: Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Thomas Bena (will attend the Festival) Writer: Thomas Bena Producer:…
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One October
29 Jul, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/70429149 VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Filmed in October 2008 on the eve of Obama's historic election and an unprecedented economic crisis, this city symphony follows radio reporter Clay Pigeon as he takes to the streets of New York to talk to fellow citizens about their lives, their dreams, and their relationship with the city. These revealing interviews are woven between vivid scenes of New York’s eccentric byways, which together reveal a city—and a nation—at a crossroads. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 25th, 2017 Time: 10:30 am Location: National Bank of Middlebury CREDITS Director: Rachel Shuman (will attend the Festival) Writer: Rachel…
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Out of State
29 Jul, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/217728898 NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Serving time thousands of miles away from home in a private prison in the Arizona desert, two native Hawaiians discover their indigenous traditions from a fellow inmate serving a life sentence. From this unlikely setting, David and Hale finish their terms and return to Hawaii, hoping for a fresh start. But as they struggle with the hurdles of life as formerly incarcerated men, one must ask: can you really go home again? SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 27th, 2017 Time: 1:00 pm Location: Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Ciara Lacy Producers: Beau Bassett & Ciara Lacy…