Jul 31
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Wallabout
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://youtu.be/66hJQzAsHGE VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A single woman struggles to rebuild her life in Brooklyn, New York after having spent 10 years in Europe as the unrecognized muse to a famous filmmaker. Wallabout is an intimate account of an overeducated and underemployed outsider who survives by her wits and determination as she navigates an often hypocritical and corrupt society. It’s an urban meditation on artistic perseverance and the eternal search for family. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 28, 2016 Time: 1pm Location: Marquis Screening Room The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Eric McGinty (will attend the Festival) Writer: Eric McGinty Producer:…
Jul 31
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Year By The Sea
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS After 30 years as a wife and mother, an empty nester retreats to Cape Cod rather than follow her relocated husband to Kansas. Intent to rediscover herself but plagued with guilt, she questions her decision until stumbling upon a spirited mentor. Supported by her literary agent and a host of locals, including a sexy fisherman, our heroine learns to embrace the ebb and flow of life—ultimately discovering the balance between self and sacrifice, obligation and desire. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016 Time: 7:15pm Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Alexander Janko…
Jul 31
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Zephyr
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/174243335 SYNOPSIS ​​It's summer in New England and April just turned 18. Her ​big ​plans include throwing her songwriting book in a car and flooring it. ​However, this birthday​ it​ looks like ​she​'ll be​ watching punk-rock has-beens at her local high school. The best conversation she's had ​today is with her Mother's gravestone. ​Really, the only way her life could turn around is if three thieves on the run crashed the concert, impersonated the warm-up band, dressed up as a purple gorilla and then grabbed April and took her to the place where comfort zones catch fire. SCREENING INFORMATION Date:…
Jul 29
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45365
29 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4R_js-l07xE 2015 VTEDDY WINNER: SPECIAL AWARD - CINEMATIC VISION & IMAGINATION SYNOPSIS 45365 captures the complexities and ambiguities of one town’s shared experience. It is a patient and inquisitive look at the lives and landscapes that make up this community of 20,000 people. Multiple storylines eventually coalesce into a mosaic of faces, places, and events. It is a look at life in Sidney, Ohio. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 Time: 10:30am Location: Marquis Screening Roo The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 90 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Director: Bill Ross, Turner Ross Producer: Bill Ross, Turner Ross
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…
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…
Jul 21
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Completely Normal
21 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/111315338 SYNOPSIS An awkwardly dark, romantic comedy set in NYC. Greg, a hopelessly awkward romantic who takes things a bit too far, could be described by some (perhaps all) as a stalker. Gwen is trying to survive in NYC as a maid and her personality disorder leaves it hard to accomplish anything or even consider a love life. The two cross paths on the subway, Gwen doesn’t realize it yet but she has a very secret admirer. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 28, 2015 Time: 10:30am Location: Dana Auditorium The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 90 min Language: English…