Jul 31
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The Best and Worst Days of George Morales’ Unnaturally Long Life
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/100968602 2016 VTEDDY WINNER: BEST SHORT NARRATIVE EAST COAST PREMIERE SYNOPSIS George and Susie Morales own a restaurant in East Los Angeles and have been happily married for nearly forty years. They are also immortal. Their secret lies in a recipe for chicken mole. It has kept them from aging. It has kept them together. But when Susie decides that she would like to finally end her life, George is forced to make a difficult decision: join her in death, or face eternity alone. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 Time: 7:15pm Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule…
Jul 26
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Between the Lines
26 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/130754208 NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Two young actors, strangers, are thrown together in a casting before spending a fleeting summer rehearsing and learning to fall in love on stage. As they are gently guided by their director (cupid), their own feelings take over. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 28, 2016 Time: 10am Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Rollo Hollins Writer: Rollo Hollins Producers: Lizzie Goodman and Jack Goodman FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative short Length: 8 min Location: USA and UK Language: English
Jul 31
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Black Canaries
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/114393335 2016 VTEDDY WINNER: VSO SPECIAL AWARD – BEST INTEGRATION OF MUSIC INTO FILM VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Isolated, desperate, and haunted by his coal-stained birthright, Clarence Lockwood continues his daily descent into the accursed Maple mine—even after it has crippled his father and blinded his youngest son. Set in 1907 and based on director Jesse Kreitzer’s own coalmining ancestry, "Black Canaries" is a powerful meditation on patrimony, loyalty, and love. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 Time: 1:30pm Location: Dana Auditorium The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Jesse Kreitzer (will attend the Festival) Writer: Jesse Kreitzer Producer: Jesse Kreitzer FILM…
Jul 26
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Bloom of Youth
26 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/173575077 NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A young man returns home after graduating from college to propose to his sweetheart and open a school to better their small Chinese village. However, a mother’s dreams and senseless violence create obstacles that love must overcome. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 Time: 10:30am Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Hanching Howard Zheng Writer: Hanching Howard Zheng Producer: Wei Huang FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative short Length: 17 min Location: China Language: Chinese with English Subtitles
Jul 31
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Broke
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://youtu.be/bEjNknut80k 2016 VTEDDY WINNER: BEST FEATURE NARRATIVE NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A disgraced sports star earns a second chance through the support of his number one fan. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 28, 2016 Time: 4pm Location: Marquis Screening Room The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Heath Davis Writer: Heath Davis Producer: Luke Graham FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative feature Length: 95 min Location: Australia Language: English
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Busking Turf Wars
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/153962296 EAST COAST PREMIERE SYNOPSIS For Steven Lockmoore, busking is a way of life. He’s worked hard for his place on the street and is passionate about the community of which he is a part. And whilst he may not be the most gifted musician on the street, he has a love for what he does and a yearning to entertain. But when a rival musician appears on the scene, Steven must fight to protect his territory or else lose it forever. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 Time: 7:15pm Location: Marquis Main The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director:…
Aug 10
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Captain Fantastic
10 Aug, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/164487001 SYNOPSIS Ben Cash and his wife Leslie raise their six children deep in the wilderness of Washington state. Isolated from society, Ben and Leslie devote their existence to educating their kids to think critically, training them to be physically fit, guiding them in the wild without technology and demonstrating the beauty of coexisting with nature. When Leslie dies suddenly, Ben must take his sheltered offspring into the outside world for the first time. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016 Time: 7:15pm Location: Marquis Main The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Matt Ross Writer: Matt Ross Producers: Monica Levinson,…
Jul 26
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Circle
26 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/150113096 VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS The short film “Circle” depicts a young woman in despair, who after experiencing a tragic loss escapes into the seemingly perfect past. She loses herself in vivid memories and starts to neglect her real life. A constant inner struggle emerges between past and present, distorting her perception of reality. Ahmad Saleh, a young Palestinian screenwriter wrote “Circle” to cope with the losses he endured during the crises in Palestine. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 Time: 1:30pm Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Alexander Heringer Writer: Ahmad Saleh Producer: Daniel Piechocki,…
Jul 26
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Clean
26 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A young man battles his compulsions on his way to school in New York City. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 Time: 10:30am Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Gabriel Wilson Writer: Gabriel Wilson Producer: Brittany Northcross FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative short Length: 5 min Location: USA Language: English
Jul 31
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Coming Through The Rye
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/143201310 SYNOPSIS Inspired by the filmmaker's own true story, the film - set in 1969 - follows a 16 year old boy who is desperate to be a worldly adolescent. After stumbling through disastrous relationships at boarding school, and, accompanied by a local town girl, he travels the mountains of New Hampshire in search of J.D. Salinger, the reclusive author of The Catcher in the Rye. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 Time: 7:15pm Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: James Sadwith (will attend the Festival) Writer: James Sadwith Producers: James Sadwith, Stan Erdreich, Teddy…
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Concealed
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/94739062 NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Max, a struggling actor living in South Africa, has flown into Sydney, Australia for the audition of his life. As soon as he lands things start to go horribly wrong when his girlfriend Sallie disappears. Frustrated with the police’s lack of progress in finding her, Max embarks on a desperate search with the help of childhood friend Richard. The pair’s search pushes them to both external and internal extremities in their desperate plight to find Sallie. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 28, 2016 Time: 1pm Location: Marquis Main The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Shane…
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The Deal
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/166232590 VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Before his debilitating car accident Bryce was the star quarterback. Monica was his prom queen and James was a loser. But high school was a lifetime ago, and now everyone’s changed: Becca’s skinny, Hector’s a star and James is everyone’s best friend. But when Monica suddenly disappears at James’ party, Bryce knows exactly who to blame -- but in order to find the truth he might lose more than he bargained for. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016 Time: 1:30pm Location: Marquis Screening Room The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Daniel Kaminsky Writer: Daniel Kaminsky…