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…
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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
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The Magic Shoes
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Los Angeles, 1992. Nine year­-old Kamron and his family have just moved to the country from Iran in search of the American Dream. Left out of the recess basketball games, Kamron fantasizes about impressing his classmates with high­flying dunks ­ if only he had the right shoes to pull them off! With the Persian New Year approaching, Kamron is certain that his parents will grant his wish and buy him the new Air Jordans, but when his parents can't afford the pricey shoes Kamron is disappointed with a box of budget sneakers.…
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Man In Ceiling
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/175608957/b6e55bff18 WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Ryan, a slacker in his mid-20s, gets a temp job in a cubicle farm. He volunteers to pull an all-nighter to finish a time-sensitive project. But late at night, alone in the office, Ryan discovers a dying, disheveled man hiding in the ceiling...Kafka meets computers in “Man in Ceiling,” a tale of one man at the foot of the corporate ladder meeting another at the end of his rope. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016 Time: 1:30pm Location: Dana Auditorium The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Joshua Fu (will attend the Festival) Writer: Joshua Fu…
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Mr Ready
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS It's "Mr Rogers" meets "The Real World" in this Short that shows definitively that kids don't come with an owners manual! When Albert's time comes to take over Mom's shift as the 'Man of the House', he quickly finds himself faced with the one thing he never expected: Everything that matters...to his Son. What will he do? Is he 'Ready' for the job? Discover with him what happens when he uses the same analogy his Dad used on him all those years ago...on the next generation! SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 26, 2016…
Jul 26
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My Blind Brother
26 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://youtu.be/T9EPSEjb1Ys VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Robbie (Scott) is a handsome but cocky blind athlete. Bill (Kroll) is his less handsome, guilt-ridden brother, whose role in life is to serve as his brother’s eyes. After guiding Robbie through a marathon, Bill thinks his job is done. But Robbie wants his brother to guide him on a sponsored swim across the lake in their small town. Although exasperated, Bill relents. At a bar the same evening, he meets Rose (Slate) who thinks she’s responsible for the death of her ex-boyfriend, and the two connect over their shared guilt. Bill thinks he has found…
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Oasis
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/164756824 VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Max is driving out to the country to spend the summer on a friend's family ranch when he sees a beautiful girl standing in front of a roadside gas station. He imagines how awful her life must be that she should have to live in the middle of nowhere. He then imagines taking her back to the city with him, saving her from what he imagines to be her dead-end, dust-bowl life. Smitten, Max decides to go talk to her, but he quickly realizes his assumptions may have been all wrong. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August…
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One Last Sigh Before Nightfall
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/163802160 NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS To avoid compulsory retirement and the loss of their unemployment benefits, Alfons and Carl have to attend a job center initiative to improve their team working ability. They hike through Lappland in teams of two. As soon they meet, all the problems that have ruined their lives surface and the two men need to realize that there is only one way to solve them: friendship. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016 Time: 7:15pm Location: Dana Auditorium The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Heikko Deutschmann Writer: Heikko Deutschmann Producer: Heikko Deutschmann FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative…
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Partners
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://youtu.be/klI6vhm1UqI VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Professional and life partners Kate and Leigh have shared everything for years, from their apartment to the popular bar they co-own. When a slump in their sex life forces them to reconsider their relationship they must confront how intertwined their lives have become. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016 Time: 1:30pm Location: Marquis Main The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Joey Ally (will attend the Festival) Writer: Jen Tullock & Hannah Utt Producer: Joey Ally; Jen Tullock; Hannah Pearl Utt; T.J. Williams, Jr. (will attend the Festival); Lauren Smitelli FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative short Length:…
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Pony
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/97399085 2016 VTEDDY WINNER: AUDIENCE AWARD – SHORT VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Claudia, a hardworking single mom, has to go out of town on an important last minute business trip, forcing her to leave her 5 year old daughter Miko with uncle Jeff, a rock musician in his 50's who is still running on fumes of his glory days.Spending the weekend looking after a spirited 5 year old, Jeff must suspend his delusions of grandeur and face reality. Miko is the catalyst for him to re-evaluate his life and reconnect with the inspiration that originally led him to music and he is able to…
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Ribbons
31 Jul, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS "Ribbons" explores the life of an eight year­-old boy when his mother brings him to an AIDS memorial service by the sea. His community’s inspirational response to the epidemic is ever present; an event that, as an adult, helps him understand the power of forming a bond with a kindred tribe. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 28, 2016 Time: 10am Location: Marquis Main The Complete Festival Schedule CREDITS Director: Brandon Cordeiro (will attend the Festival) Writer: Brandon Cordeiro Producers: Matthew Principe, Brandon Cordeiro FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative short Length: 9 min Location: USA Language: English
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Selling Rosario
3 Aug, 2016. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/128510350 VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A family of migrant workers send their 12-year-old daughter and her outlaw cousin into the night on the promise of a stranger. "Selling Rosario" is the story of a young girl growing up in a migrant labor camp and her parents’ risky plan to get her out of an unsafe, squalid environment. At the sight of an apparent drug deal we expect the worst for Rosario, until an unexpected twist. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 28, 2016 Time: 1pm Location: Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Iana Simeonov, Michael Winokur Writer: Iana Simeonov, Michael Winokur Producer: Emily…