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…
Jul 29
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Desert Cathedral
29 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/106868930 SYNOPSIS A broken real estate developer, played by Lee Tergesen (Oz, Generation Kill, Monster), mysteriously disappears into the Southwest in 1992, leaving behind a series of cryptic VHS tapes. Without the aid of the police, his wife hires a private investigator, played by Chaske Spencer (Banshee, The Twilight Saga), to bring him home. Based on a true story, the debut feature from Travis Gutiérrez Senger blends found audio and video footage to create unique cinematic experience. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 28, 2015 Time: 7:30pm Location: Marquis Screening Room The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 85 min Language:…
Jul 31
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The Dinkytown Uprising
31 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/133484299 SYNOPSIS This documentary chronicles the unprecedented 40-day, 40-night continuous Dinkytown 'occupation' to prevent construction of an unwanted hamburger joint. From film programmer-turned-filmmaker Al Milgrom, the story is recounted by seven participants whose varied remembrances about defending the neighborhood becomes a microcosm of the memorable '70s Generation. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 30, 2015 Time: 1:00pm Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 95 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Directors: Al Milgrom, Daniel Geiger Producers: Al Milgrom, Daniel Geiger
Jul 21
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Dirty Beautiful
21 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/115913281 SYNOPSIS In a comically nightmarish mash-up of opposites attracting, a struggling writer brings a shiftless young beauty into his L.A. apartment, where her bad habits crash head-on with his orderly life. Just as they're about to completely destroy each other, fate throws them an unexpected curve. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 28, 2015 Time: 4:30pm Location: Dana Auditorium The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 95 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Director: Tim Bartell Writer: Tim Bartell Producers: Justin Hogan, Cameron McIntyre, Tim Bartell
Jul 30
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Figurine
30 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/135958819 2015 VTEDDY WINNER: FEATURE SYNOPSIS Karin leads a quiet life working at a truck wash and ushering part-time at the hockey arena. Her solitary routine is broken when she meets James, a truck driver seeking work in the city. As autumn approaches winter, Karin opens herself to the possibility of romance. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 Time: 1:30pm Location: Marquis Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 78 min Language: English Country: Canada CREDITS Director: Hans Olson Writer: Hans Olson Producers: Hans Olson, Kyle Armstrong Co-Producer: Dev Singh
Jul 30
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F R E E
30 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/86196260 SYNOPSIS What is it like to grow up in one of the nation’s most violent cities? Capturing the raw beauty and powerful grace of a dance company for at-risk youth, F R E E journeys behind the curtain to spotlight the intimate stories of five teenagers in Oakland, California. This uplifting documentary showcases art’s ability to transform violence, poverty and isolation. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 28, 2015 Time: 10:30am Location: Marquis Screening Room The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 73 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Director: Suzanne LaFetra, David Collier Producers: Suzanne LaFetra, David Collier
Jul 30
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How to Win at Checkers (Every Time)
30 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxRWBisWZFE&feature=youtu.be SYNOPSIS In Thailand, all males turning 21 years old must participate in the annual military draft lottery. A black card grants exemption, while red results in two years of military service. On the morning of his draft lottery, Oat reflects back on his childhood - when his older brother Ek faced the possibility of being drafted himself. Unable to convince Ek to change his fate, Oat takes matters into his own hands, resulting in unexpected circumstances. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 28, 2015 Time: 1:30pm Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 80 min Language:…
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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June, Adrift
21 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/106252556 SYNOPSIS Emma's an aspiring sound designer in LA paying the bills creating sound effects for pornos. Barkley pretends she didn't drop out of her Masters program so her Polish family doesn't find out she fizzled. Rachel's a great elementary school teacher but her life is empty outside of work. When Emma's parents trash her failed boat building project, the three millennial women drive to rural Maryland to rescue and restore both the boat and their pride. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 28, 2015 Time: 1:30pm Location: Dana Auditorium The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 84 min Language: English…
Jul 30
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Landfill Harmonic
30 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/122542602 SYNOPSIS Landfill Harmonic follows the Recycled Orchestra, a youth group who plays instruments made out of garbage. When their story goes viral, the orchestra is catapulted into global spotlight. However, when the largest flood devastates their country, they must become the source of hope for their community. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 30, 2015 Time: 10:00am Location: Marquis Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 84 mins Language: Spanish (English subtitles) Country: Paraguay, USA CREDITS Directors: Graham Townsley, Brad Allgood, Juliana Penaranda-Loftus Producers: Juliana Penaranda-Loftus, Belle Murphy, Rodolfo Madero, Alejandra Amarilla, Jorge Maldonado
Jul 17
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Malady
17 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/115081018 SYNOPSIS Attempting to escape her grief and fulfill her mother’s last dying wishes, Holly ventures out of the confines of the family home to find love. She meets Matthew, a man troubled by a secretive and obscure past. Together they find solace and begin to create something beautiful. They then encounter Matthew’s mother Loralei, who thrusts the loving couple into a spiraling nightmare of lies and deceit, testing their loyalty and redefining their definition of family. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 Time: 4:30pm Location: Marquis Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 101 min Language: English…