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Rust Creek
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS When overachieving college senior Sawyer Scott makes a wrong turn, her road trip becomes a life-changing fight for survival in the wilds of eastern Kentucky. A vibrant homage to the “backwoods mayhem” thriller pioneered by Deliverance. SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 25, 2018 1:30 pm Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Jen McGowan Writer: Julie Lipson (will attend the festival) Producer: Stu Pollard FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 103 min Location: USA Language: English
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Silent Night
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SYNOPSIS Adam, who lives and works abroad, visits his family home in the Polish provinces on Christmas Eve. At first, he keeps the real reason for his visit to himself, but it isn’t long before he starts letting one relative after another in on his plans. SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 25, 2018 1:30 pm Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Piotr Domalewski Writer: Piotr Domalewski Producer: Munk Studio FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Feature Length: 100 min Location: Poland Language: Polish
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The Test
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
2018 VTEDDY WINNER: AUDIENCE AWARD – SHORT NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Confronted with a class of cheating students, a young Chinese professor decides on a course of action that threatens to undermine the entire school system and expose the tangles of deceit in her own life. SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 26, 2018 10:00 am Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Caroline Guo (will attend festival) Writers: Caroline Guo, Ziqin Han Producers: Caroline Guo, Mufei Xu FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 14 min Location: China Languages: English, Chinese
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The Testament
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Yoel, a meticulous historian researching a WWII massacre of Jews in Austria while leading a significant debate against holocaust deniers, discovers that his mother carries a false identity. A riveting mystery about a man who is willing to risk everything to discover the truth. SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 25, 2018 10:30 am Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Amichai Greenberg Writer: Amichai Greenberg Producers: Yoav Roeh, Aurit Zamir FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Feature Length: 88 min Location: Israel Languages: Hebrew, German, English
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To Let
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Based on real life incidents that took place in 2007 in the Indian city of Chennai, a small family is confronted with the fallout from a real estate boom when their landlord greedily seeks a much higher rent. Unable to pay, they have only 30 days to find new housing with their modest middle-class income. On their mopeds, they start a race against time and all kinds of prejudice. SCREENING INFORMATION Thursday, August 23, 2018 1:30 pm Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Chezhiyan Ra Writer: Chezhiyan Ra Producer: Prema Chezhiyan FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Feature Length: 99 min…
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Touched
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Part ghost story, part psychological drama. Touched is about a tenement landlord who investigates the disappearance of one of his tenants who communicates with him in the form of a nine-year-old girl. SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 24, 2018 10:30 am Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Karl Hearne (will attend the festival) Writer: Karl Hearne Producer: Karl Hearne FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Feature Length: 78 min Location: Canada Language: English
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Turyn Goes to the Club
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VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Turyn, born into the world totally unaffected by gender politics, faces a night with no plans. Her two friends, Tiffany and Bobber, who are very much entrenched in that world, offer to take her to The Club. Upon arriving she quickly encounters club patrons in various surrealist situations, deconstructing stereotypical behaviors. SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 25, 2018 4:00 pm Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Lauren Ireland (will attend the festival) Writer: Lauren Ireland Producer: Haley Rawson FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 4 min Location: USA Language: English
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Until First Light
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https://vimeo.com/281642472 2018 VTEDDY WINNER: BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Until First Light follows an unnamed protagonist returning to his childhood home following the suicide of his brother. The man struggles with loss as fall gives way to winter and he assumes responsibility for the family farm. SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 25, 2018 10:30 am Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Kyle Armstrong (will attend festival) Writer: Kyle Armstrong Producer: Kyle Armstrong FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Feature Length: 82 min Location: Canada Language: English
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The View from Up Here
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Claire and Lila are neighbors. They live in the same building and see each other every day, but hardly know each other’s name. One particular day, Claire decides to pay Lila a visit to ask for something that puts Lila’s fragile hold on life in America at risk. SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 25, 2018 7:15 pm Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Marco Calvani Writer: Marco Calvani Producers: Dean Ronalds, Emanuela Galliussi FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 18 min Location: USA Language: English
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VTIFF Showcase – Foxtrot
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrBEDEmUceM SYNOPSIS A troubled family must face the facts when something goes terribly wrong at their son's desolate military post. The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival has forged a promotional partnership with the Vermont International Film Festival [VTIFF]. This showcase presentation of Foxtrot is a selection of Orly Yadin, VTIFF Artistic Director, who will host this screening. SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 26, 2018 1:00 pm Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Samuel Maoz Writer: Samuel Maoz Producer: Eitan Mansuri FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Feature Length: 113 min Location: Israel Language: Hebrew
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When We Can
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https://vimeo.com/247288960 WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS David, a young freelancer, lives with his girlfriend and their newborn child who suffers an unexpected medical emergency. Without the money to buy medication and nobody to turn to, David is forced to sell an object of great sentimental value. SCREENING INFORMATION Thursday, August 23, 2018 1:30 pm Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Miguel Cardoso Faria Writer: Miguel Cardoso Faria Producer: Jose Mazeda FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 20 min Location: Portugal Language: Portuguese
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Yanvalou
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https://vimeo.com/282035213/359a268c7b VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS An awkward computer programmer learns to dance to impress his next-door neighbor. (The film’s title is a dance from the Afro-Haitian Vodoun tradition.) SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 25, 2018 7:15 pm Twilight Hall CREDITS Director: Angeline Gragasin Writer: Angeline Gragasin Producer: Angeline Gragasin FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 5 min Location: USA Language: English