Jul 26
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Drug Mule
26 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Mexican drug enforcement agents get an unwelcome surprise when they suspect an American mother with a 10-year old son of smuggling. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 Time: 1:30pm Location: Marquis Main The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: David Spaltro Writer: Sharon Lesser Maguire (will attend the Festival) Producer: Sharon Lesser Maguire FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative short Length: 9 min Location: USA Language: English, Spanish
Jul 26
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Elegy
26 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS An old man, an expectation, a hope... SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 Time: 7:15pm Location: Dana Auditorium The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Yousef Kargar Writer: Yousef Kargar Producer: Iranian Youth Cinema Society FILM INFORMATION Narrative short Length: 22 m Location: Iran Language: Turkish
Jul 31
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Flight
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/175491607 WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS When a snowy owl shows up in Connecticut, a young bird watcher is determined to find it--and she won’t let a busy mom, a broken bike, or a bully get in her way. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 Time: 10:30am Location: Marquis Main The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Naomi Saito (will attend the Festival) Writer: Naomi Saito Producer: Hannah Ryan FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative short, Family-friendly Length: 10 min Location: USA Language: English
Jul 26
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Freakwave
26 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
EAST COAST PREMIERE SYNOPSIS When a rule-abiding official, responsible for the issuing of identity cards and passports, is confronted by a mysterious shipwrecked hobo she is drawn into a wave of surreal events that soon brings her orderly world crashing down upon her. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 28, 2016 Time: 1:00pm Location: Marquis Main The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Pennie Hunt Writer: Pennie Hunt Producer: Stefan Roesch, Punakaiki Productions FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative short Length: 21 min Location: Germany Language: German with English subtitles
Aug 8
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Freedom & Unity TV Collection
8 Aug, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
SYNOPSIS "Freedom & Unity TV Collection" is an annual film contest for young Vermonters who have made short films about their lives, passions and interests in their home state of Vermont. The films are judged by professionals in the film industry and awarded prizes. In 2016, 94 films were submitted. This is a selection of some of the winning films. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 28, 2016 Time: 10:00am Location: Marquis Screening Room The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS See below for filmmaker information. FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative or documentary short Length: 72 min (total runtime of all films) Location: USA Language: English…
Jul 31
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Girl Asleep
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://youtu.be/69LVn9B5NIw SYNOPSIS In this vibrant portrayal of Australian adolescence, Greta Driscoll's bubble of obscure loserdom is burst when her parents throw her a surprise 15th birthday party and invite the whole school! Perfectly content being a wallflower, suddenly Greta's flung far from her comfort zone into a distant, parallel place -- a strange world that’s a little frightening and a lot weird, but only there can she find herself. Equal measures Wes Anderson and Lewis Carroll, GIRL ASLEEP is an enchanting journey into the absurd -- and sometimes scary -- depths of the teenage mind. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August…
Jul 31
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Here
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/174251848 WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A relationship unravels over an unmade bed. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016 Time: 7:15pm Location: Marquis Main The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Lisa Bass (will attend the Festival) Writer: Joshua Fu (will attend the Festival) Producer: Amenya Makuku FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative short Length: 6 min Location: USA Language: English
Jul 31
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How You Look At It
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/160800327 VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS "How You Look At It" is a silent comedy short film inspired by the Carl Jung quote, 'It all depends on how we look at things, and not how they are themselves.' The story is about how love at first sight changes a man’s perspective of the world around him. With a little help from his inner theme songs, his environment comes together to support his quest to be with his new sighted love...or at least, say hello to her. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016 Time: 7:15pm Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival…
Jul 31
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In-between
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/174651842 SYNOPSIS The first days of a relationship can feel like a delicate dance – are you moving too fast? Too slow? What’s really going on inside your partner’s mind? In-between explores the vulnerabilities of falling in love as it follows two teenagers over the span of one consequential day on the streets of Copenhagen. The narrative feature aims to explore how one day can make a change for the rest of your life – because what do you do with life when you find yourself in-between? SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 28, 2016 Time: 10am Location: Town Hall Theater…
Jul 31
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The Kid
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nTlUxNzt5Kw SYNOPSIS “A comedy with a smile – and perhaps a tear” – so opens this 1921 silent comedy-drama that will kick off the kids-friendly block at the Middlebury Marquis on Friday, August 28th at 10:30am. The film follows Charlie the Tramp as he finds The Orphan and takes him in, and their adventures that ensue. Written, producer, directed by and starring Charlie Chaplin, “The Kid” was Chaplin’s feature directorial debut and enjoyed huge success at its release. The Library of Congress preserved the film in the United States National Film Registry in 2011. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26,…
Jul 31
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Krisha
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://youtu.be/wnX_lLuENfI SYNOPSIS When Krisha shows up at her sister’s home on Thanksgiving, her close and extended family greet her with a mixture of warmth and wariness. Almost immediately, a palpable unease permeates the air as Krisha tries to make up for lost time. As Krisha’s attempts at reconciliation become increasingly rebuffed, tension and suspicion reach their peak. Long-buried secrets and deep-seated resentments come to the fore as everyone becomes immersed in an emotionally charged familial reckoning. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 Time: 1:30pm Location: Dana Auditorium The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Trey Edward Shults Writer: Trey Edward…
Jul 31
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The Left Behind
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/167680355 US PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Set on the sprawling campus of a prestigious New England boarding school, "The Left Behind" closely follows the lives of John, Ismene, and Charlie as they fight to understand and reconcile the sudden and mysterious death of their best friend Finn. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016 Time: 10:30am Location: Marquis Screening Room The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Oliver Salk (will attend the Festival) Writer: Tom Robertshaw (will attend the Festival) Producer: Arturo Alanis, Games Semler, Rebecca Karabus FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative feature Length: 78 min Location: USA Language: English