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Major Arcana
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
SYNOPSIS Set in the backwoods of Vermont, Major Arcana follows an itinerant carpenter’s attempt to end a legacy of alcoholism and poverty by building a log cabin by hand. His plans are complicated when he reunites with Sierra, a woman with whom he shares a troubled past, and he must reconcile his old life with his new one. A vivid depiction of life in early sobriety, it’s a universal story resonant to these uncertain times. https://vimeo.com/273335814 SCREENING INFORMATION Thursday, August 22, 2019 1:30 pm Marquis Main WINNER Shouldice Family Prize for Best Vermont-Made Film CREDITS Director: Josh Melrod (will attend…
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Memories of Blue
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS 2066 is lonely . . . a world where the rich are hooked to machines and the poor labor to support them. Then, a fated power outage causes two strangers’ paths to cross for an instant and a fleeting bond arises. https://vimeo.com/328694365 SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 24, 2019 7:15 pm Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Yuchi Ma Writer: Tim Schauer Producer: Emily Olmos FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 14 min Location: USA Languages: English, Chinese
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The Moon and the Night
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Set in rural Hawaiʻi, a Native Hawaiian teenage girl must confront her father after he enters her beloved pet in a dog fight. Through the journey, the film explores undercurrents of personal, cultural, and socio-economic strife in Hawaiʻi, but, at heart, is a coming-of-age tale of a young woman who must make the difficult realization that to save her family, she must stand on her own. https://vimeo.com/273138799 SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 24, 2019 10:00 am Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Erin Lau Writers: Erin Lau, Justin Omori Producer: Olivia Gray FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length:…
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Moth
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Three generations of the family once lived together, but one day, grandmother was forced to move out and be alone. Her granddaughter visits her less and less and her daughter doesn’t bother to visit at all. A moth appears in the old woman’s flat and its continuous appearance acts as a metaphor for the old woman’s loneliness. https://vimeo.com/318965447 SCREENING INFORMATION Thursday, August 22, 2019 10:00 am Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Alexey Frenkel Writer: Alexey Frenkel FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 18 min Location: Russia Language: Russian
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Mrs. Cho
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS An immigrant mother's gambling addiction shatters her family. https://vimeo.com/298138735 SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 24, 2019 10:00 am Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Anna Sang Park (will attend the festival) Writer: Anna Sang Park Producers: Anna Sang Park, Isabella Jackson FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 6 min Location: USA Language: Dialogue Free
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Playhouse
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Resting on the shoulder of a single day, a young girl experiences the daunting immediacy of responsibility when tasked to take care of her ailing grandmother. https://vimeo.com/350337333 SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 23, 2019 10:00 am Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Kerry LeVielle (will attend the festival) Writer: Kerry LeVielle Producer: Moira Fett (will attend the festival) and Sean Weiner FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 8 min Location: USA Language: English
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The Return of Richard III on the 9:24am Train
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS It's a comedy drama. The drama: a dying man decides to hire professional actors to impersonate his loved ones at a final "family" get together. The comedy: the group of actors he has hired turns out to be even more neurotic than him. https://vimeo.com/348145736 SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 23, 2019 7:15 pm Marquis Screening Room WINNER Best Narrative Feature CREDITS Director: Eric Bu Writer: Gilles Dyrek Producers: Alexis Bougon (will attend the festival), Stephane Sansonetti (will attend the festival) FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Feature Length: 85 min Location: France Language: French Individual Advance Tickets On…
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Rituals
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION USA PREMIERE SYNOPSIS When daily struggles and depression become too much to bear, Sofia flees to her family summer house. Secluded in the Gothenburg Archipelago and surrounded by nostalgia of her childhood, Sofia retraces her youth as she confronts her demons. A chance encounter, rituals, and friendship shine a light in the dark. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wnftjs0B86k SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 25, 2019 10:00 am Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Josh Aarons Writer: Josh Aarons Producers: Hattie Ellis, Matilda Thompson FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 20 min Location: Sweden Language: English
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Same Boat
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Same Boat is the story of a time-traveling assassin who inadvertently falls in love with the woman he’s been sent to kill... while on a cruise ship. The film was secretly shot aboard an actual cruise. https://vimeo.com/312542854/fef2ea16ed SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 24, 2019 1:30 pm Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Chris Roberti (will attend the festival) Writers: Chris Roberti, Josh Itzkowitz (will attend the festival) Producer: Josh Itzkowitz FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Feature Length: 83 min Locations: Mexico, USA Language: English Individual Advance Tickets On Sale August 5 - August 25 BUY ADVANCE TICKETS
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The Short Goodbye
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS In the midst of a crippling state of writer’s block, film noir-obsessed Trevor gets a text message from his girlfriend: “It’s over. I’m sorry.” The shock sends him spiralling into his own noir fantasy where he must get to the bottom of this mysterious message. But while in his mind he suavely navigates bartenders, gossip columnists, boxers, and risqué photographers, in reality, his real problem is that he cannot see what a mess he is. SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 23, 2019 7:15 pm Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Kate Eminger Writer: Alexander Kveton Producers:…
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Soaring Soldiers
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
SYNOPSIS Albert lives in his own little universe; a universe where all of the world’s diseases can be cured. Albert and his best friend, Theodor, play on the rooftop of Albert’s apartment, where everything is possible. For many years, Albert’s mother has suffered from an incurable cancer, but Albert has a hard time understanding how bad the disease really is. He believes that he can cure his mother through the games he plays with Theodor. SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 23, 2019 1:30 pm Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Cecilie Skou Writer: Cecilie Skou Producer: Claus Michaelsen FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short…
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Sophia
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PREMIERE DESIGNATION NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A homeless subway violinist has her world turned upside down when her most prized possession is stolen. SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 25, 2019 10:00 am Marquis Main WINNER Best Narrative Short WINNER Vermont Symphony Orchestra Award for Best Integration of Music Into Film CREDITS Director: Jared Rosenthal Writer: Jared Rosenthal Producers: Sandra Tan, Jared Rosenthal, Ahad Mahmood FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 12 min Location: USA Language: English