Aug 1
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Lipstick Under My Burkha
1 Aug, 2017. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMmkgG_ltsQ VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Set in the crowded by-lanes of small town India, Lipstick Under My Burkha chronicles the secret lives of four women in search of a little freedom. Though stifled and trapped in their worlds, these four women claim their desires through small acts of courage and stealthy rebellion. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 26th, 2017 Time: 1:30 pm Location: Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Alankrita Shrivistava Writer: Alankrita Shrivistava Producer: Prakash Jha FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Feature Length: 117 min Location: India Language: Hindi (English subtitles)
Aug 4
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Akash
4 Aug, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/136336672 SYNOPSIS Faced with her bible abiding, hard working father's failing health and his inability to provide for her education, eight-year-old Bargavi learns the ways of courage and hope by giving us an unapologetic and honest account of her life in Chennai slums. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 28, 2015 Time: 1:30pm Location: Marquis Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 18 min Language: Tamil Country: India CREDITS Director: Sri Charan Writer: Sri Charan Producer: Sri Charan
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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As It Appears
29 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/134175842 SYNOPSIS Engin invites his co-worker friend Esin for a date at his house. While he's trying to hide the fact that he's living with two flatmates, Engin gets anxious as the date is turning into a chaos. After Esin passes out during dinner all of a sudden, Engin decides to invite his flatmates in order to wake Esin up. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 28, 2015 Time: 4:30pm Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 11 min Language: Turkish Country: Turkey CREDITS Director: Ezgi Akyol Writer: Ezgi Akyol & Emre Tuncel Producer: Ateş Benek
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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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 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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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
Jul 21
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Junk Girl
21 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/134025493 SYNOPSIS There once was a girl / who was made up of junk / She looked really dirty / and she smelled like a skunk / She was always unhappy / or in one of her slumps­-perhaps 'cause she spent / so much time down in the dumps / The only bright moment / was from a guy named Stan / He was from the neighborhood / garbage man / He loved her a lot / and made a marriage proposal / but she already thrown herself / in the garbage disposal. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 28, 2015…
Jul 30
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Lady Luck
30 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/117601475 SYNOPSIS Lady Luck is a magical fantasy film that tells the story of a young boy’s attempts to win back his mother’s love after the family falls on hard times. The film is based on DH Lawrence’s story ‘The Rocking Horse Winner’ - a story which is often named as one of the top 10 best short stories of all time. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 28, 2015 Time: 10:30am Location: Dana Auditorium The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 18 min Language: English Country: UK CREDITS Director: Jo Lewis Writers: Jo Lewis, Fay Garrett Producers: Jo Lewis, Victoria…
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 30
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Last Dance on the Main
30 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/108022350 SYNOPSIS An animated documentary on the demolition of a row of historic buildings on Montreal’s St Laurent boulevard, also known as “The Main”, by politicians and building developers, and the resistance put up by the burlesque artists and the local community. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 Time: 10:30am Location: Dana Auditorium The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 3 mins Language: English/French Country: Canada CREDITS Director: Aristofanis Soulikias Animator: Aristofanis Soulikias Producer: Aristofanis Soulikias