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Benzin
30 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION USA PREMIERE SYNOPSIS In a small, remote German town, 30 years after the reunion of East and West Germany, everybody has left but a few. His mother is long gone, but Leon remains, helping his father run a gas station on Poland’s border. Suddenly, a young woman from Ukraine arrives, and Leon hopes she can help him find peace with his unknown past. SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 23, 2019 10:00 am Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Oliver Mohr (will attend the festival) Writer: Oliver Mohr, Elena Hell Producer: Oliver Mohr FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Feature Length: 45 min…
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The Big Burn
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Caught between the rugged beauty of the Idaho wilderness and the reality of her failing marriage, Helen Turner is counting the days till she can leave it all behind when she's pulled into the orbit of a young woman whose life is about to change forever. https://vimeo.com/243128412 SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 23, 2019 7:15 pm Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Samantha Silva Writer: Samantha Silva Producer: Samantha Silva (Representative filmmaker to attend the festival) FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 20 min Location: USA Language: English
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The Bird Catcher
30 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A Norwegian Jewish teenager who dreams of Hollywood stardom is suddenly faced with playing the role of her life, masquerading as a boy on a Nazi-occupied farm while plotting her escape to Sweden and survival. https://vimeo.com/308397261 SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 25, 2019 1:00 pm Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Ross Clarke (will attend the festival) Writer: Trond Venaasen Producers: Lisa Black, Leon Clarance, Ross Clarke FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Feature Length: 100 min Locations: Norway, UK Language: English Individual Advance Tickets On Sale August 5 - August 25 BUY ADVANCE TICKETS
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Book Week
30 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS When it looks like his new novel will be published, high school English teacher and once famous author Nicholas Cutler thinks his luck has finally changed. But what promises to be the best week of his life spirals into the exact opposite. A pregnant girlfriend, a student in trouble with the law, a gravely ill brother-in-law and the prospects of an unfulfilled life force Mr. Cutler to re-examine things in this sly Australian drama. https://youtu.be/ZaN2eA7FVIk SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 23, 2019 7:15 pm Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Heath Davis Writer: Heath Davis Producers: Heath…
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Bubblehead
30 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION USA PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A girl lives a solitary life in her own magnificent underwater world inside her apartment. But when one morning she wakes up to find that her beloved goldfish is dead, she is forced out of her own safe reality and into an amazing fishmonger’s shop, where she meets a boy who helps her pick a new goldfish. SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 24, 2019 10:00 am Marquis Screening Room *NOTE: This film has a new venue and time. (Changed from Sunday, August 25, 2019, 4:00 pm,Town Hall Theater) CREDITS Director: Vigga Wagner Writer: Vigga Wagner Producer:…
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Cleo from 5 to 7
30 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
SYNOPSIS Selfish pop singer Cléo (Corinne Marchand) has two hours to wait until the results of her biopsy come back. After an ominous tarot card reading, she visits her friends, all of whom fail to give her the emotional support she needs. Wandering around Paris, she finally finds comfort talking with a soldier in a park. Directed by Agnes Varda. Note: Cleo from 5 to 7 is Ms. Varda’s second feature film and is part of MNFF’s “Agnes Varda: A Remembrance”. https://youtu.be/sRR0_VJFqwg SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 23, 2019 1:30 pm Twilight Hall CREDITS Director: Agnes Varda Writer: Agnes Varda Producers:…
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Difficult People
30 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Akash, an aspiring graffiti artist, lives with his father Sudhakar in an old building in Mumbai. Akash’s mother is recently deceased. The father and son mourn her death in different ways, but they have one thing in common—stubbornness. Rebelling against his father’s conventional ways, Akash struggles to find his creative voice in the vast liberating spaces of Mumbai. https://vimeo.com/290424514 SCREENING INFORMATION Thursday, August 22, 2019 10:00 am Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Sohil Vaidya Writer: Sohil Vaidya Producer: Sohil Vaidya FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 20 min Location: India Language: Hindi
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Dirt Ash Meat
30 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS During the devastating foot and mouth outbreak of 2001, Rhian and her brother Dewi struggle to keep the Welsh hill farm they inherited from their father running. As the disease reaches their doorstep, Rhian tries to control her increasingly unstable brother. Dirt Ash Meat is an adaptation of the novel White Ravens by Owen Sheers. SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 23, 2019 7:15 pm Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Sion Thomas Writer: Sion Thomas Producer: Catrin Lewis Defis FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 12 min Location: UK Language: English
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Dream House
30 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A delayed coming-of-age drama set in Connecticut, Dream House follows Mark, who after being hospitalized for attempted suicide, returns home to live with his eccentric mother Ginnie in their deteriorating estate. Struggling with his sexuality and an overbearing mother, Mark tries to fill his voids with continuous housework, alcohol, and trips to the local gay bar. Ginnie then hires Ted, who befriends Mark and offers him the possibility of a new life. https://vimeo.com/127613896 SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 23, 2019 10:00 am Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Jeff Bemiss Writers: David Lally (will attend the festival),…
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The Drink
30 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Two colleagues head for a drink after work. After a bystander informs Zoe that Jack has spiked her drink, she's haunted by the imagined rape and sits before him acting normal so not to raise suspicion until the police arrive. SCREENING INFORMATION Thursday, August 22, 2019 1:30 pm Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Cosima Spender Writer: Teresa Sparks Producers: Cosima Spender, Alessio Bergamo, Valerio Bonelli FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 12 min Location: London, UK Language: English
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Échappé
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS In 1970, a preeminent Soviet ballet company tours the West to showcase their elite dancers. During a performance of “Sleeping Beauty” in New York, a rising ballerina begins to suspect her brother of defecting. https://youtu.be/55XnUGb1KdU SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 25, 2019 1:00 pm Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Allison Mattox (will attend the festival) Writer: Allison Mattox Producers: Charlie Wilson, P.J. Walsh FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 13 min Location: USA Languages: English, Russian
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Fall ’99
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Fall, 1999. A bisexual punk, Danny, navigates his first serious romantic relationship with a quiet boy from Connecticut, Michael, at a small liberal arts college. Once he receives a call from a former lover, Danny must confront his own fears of isolation and mortality when he finds out he needs to be tested for HIV. https://vimeo.com/349576983/5d1b6e4d8a SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 25, 2019 4:00 pm Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Max Tullio Writer: Max Tullio Producer: Genevieve Scott FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 18 min Location: USA Language: English