Jul 30
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Mavis!
30 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/112754009 SYNOPSIS MAVIS! is the first documentary on gospel/soul music legend and civil rights icon Mavis Staples and her group, The Staple Singers. Featuring powerful live performances, rare archival footage, and conversations with friends and contemporaries, MAVIS! reveals the intimate stories of her journey. At 75, she's making the most vital music of her career, winning Grammy awards, and reaching a new generation of fans. Her message of love and equality is needed now more than ever. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 30, 2015 Time: 4:00pm Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 81 min Language:…
Aug 3
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Men Go To Battle
3 Aug, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFfDespOOjA SYNOPSIS Kentucky, 1861. Francis and Henry Mellon depend on each other to keep their unkempt estate afloat as winter encroaches. After Francis takes a casual fight too far, Henry ventures off in the night, leaving each of them to struggle through the wartime on their own. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 Time: 4:30pm Location: Dana Auditorium The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 98 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Director: Zachary Treitz Writer: Kate Lyn Sheil, Zachary Treitz Producer: Steven Schardt
Aug 5
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Of Men and War
5 Aug, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/93922211 SYNOPSIS The warriors in Of Men and War have come home to the United States, but their minds are stuck out on the battlefield. Like figures from a Greek tragedy, all have traumatic memories that haunt them to this day. Wives, children, and parents bear the brunt of their fractured spirits. The film explores their grueling paths to recovery at a PTSD therapy center, as they attempt to make peace with themselves, their past, and their families. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 Time: 4:30pm Location: Marquis Screening Room The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 2 hrs…
Jul 17
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Omo Child: The River and the Bush
17 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/116630642 2015 VTEDDY WINNER: FEATURE SYNOPSIS For many generations, Kara people in the Omo Valley (southwest Ethiopia) believed some 'cursed' children bring disease, drought and death to the tribe. The curse is called ‘mingi.” Mingi children are killed. One young educated Kara man, Lale Labuko, decided he would challenge this horrific tradition. This is his story. Omo Child is the result of 5 years of filming. It follows Lale and the Kara’s journeys as they attempt to change an ancient practice. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 28, 2015 Time: 1:30pm Location: Marquis Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length:…
Jul 31
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The Other Barrio
31 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/70271679 SYNOPSIS "The Other Barrio" follows investigator Roberto Morales as he sifts through the suspicious circumstances of a fatal fire in a residential hotel in San Francisco's rapidly gentrifying Latino Mission District and finds himself face to face with murder in the streets, corruption at City Hall and the mysterious Sofia Nido, a beautiful but dangerous flame from his past. Set against the current epidemic of evictions and gentrification, “The Other Barrio” is a fictionalized account of true events. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 28, 2015 Time: 7:30pm Location: Marquis Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 96 min…
Jul 20
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Pretend We’re Kissing
20 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtytnf7xXoc SYNOPSIS Benny is a hapless romantic, stuck in his own head. Things start to change for him as he experiences a whirlwind weekend romance with a young girl hell-­bent on finding a magical kind of love. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 Time: 7:30pm Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 81 min Language: English Country: Canada CREDITS Director: Matt Sadowski Writer: Matt Sadowski Producer: Peter Harvey
Jul 17
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PROJECT: ICE
17 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/59874619 SYNOPSIS Formed by ice, filled by ice, often covered by ice, the Great Lakes encapsulate human exploration, migration, development and where we're headed. PROJECT ICE views North America's freshwater inland ocean through the prism of ice, from the crossroads of history, science and climate change. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 28, 2015 Time: 4:30pm Location: Marquis Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 118 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Director: Bill Kleinert Writers: Bill Kleinert, Brian Jaeschke Producer: Bill Kleinert
Jul 31
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Romeo is Bleeding
31 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/124903175 2015 VTEDDY WINNER: FEATURE SYNOPSIS A fatal turf war between neighborhoods haunts the city of Richmond, CA. Donté Clark transcends the violence in his hometown by writing poetry about his experiences. Using his voice to inspire those around him, he and the like-minded youth of the city mount an urban adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, with the hope of starting a real dialogue about violence in the city. Will Richmond force Donté to compromise his idealistic ambitions? Or will Donté end Richmond’s cycle of trauma? SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 28, 2015 Time: 7:30pm Location: Town Hall Theater…
Jul 20
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Sabra
20 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/132941798 SYNOPSIS This labor of love by Hollywood screenwriter Bill Phillips, profiles Sabra Field. Born in 1935, Vermont-based Field achieved fame for masterful printmaking. The film explores Field's most popular images - New England pastoral motifs - and asks why some critics dismiss the pastoral as an appropriate subject for contemporary art. The film investigates her decision to interpolate a variety of stylistic influences in defiance of commercial demands and discusses how intense personal tragedies have impacted Field's work. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 Time: 1:30pm Location: Dana Auditorium The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 57 min…
Jul 31
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Shaun the Sheep
31 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQvwiOWpj7o SYNOPSIS When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with The Farmer, a caravan, and a very steep hill lead them all to the Big City and it's up to Shaun and the flock to return everyone safely to the green grass of home. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 28, 2015 Time: 10:30am Location: Marquis Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 86 min Language: English Country: UK/France CREDITS Directors: Mark Burton, Richard Starzak Writers: Mark Burton, Richard Starzak Producers: Julie…
Jul 17
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The Sound and the Shadow
17 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/51324316 2015 VTEDDY WINNER: FEATURE SYNOPSIS When the 6-year-old girl next door goes missing, Harold realizes that his secret audio recordings of the neighborhood may provide clues to the case. But when his overzealous new roommate Ally pushes him into a dangerous investigation, Harold’s world is turned upside down. Against the backdrop of an urban community's mystery, The Sound and the Shadow examines the perceptions and stories we create from the sounds of our neighbors -- and the secrets we hide behind our own walls. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 Time: 7:30pm Location: Marquis Theater The Complete Festival…
Jul 31
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Sunakali
31 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/96983162 SYNOPSIS Sunakali is set in Mugu, Western Nepal, one of the least developed regions in the country. According to the 2011 Nepal Census, 90% of women in Mugu are illiterate. Set against the harsh but beautiful backdrop of the region, Sunakali is an uplifting documentary of Mugu's women's soccer team and its journey to the national championship. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 Time: 10:30am Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 50 mins Language: English/Nepali Country: Nepal CREDITS Director: Bhojraj Bhat Writer: Bhojraj Bhat Producer: Good Neighbors Nepal