Jul 30
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A Song Can’t Burn
30 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Since 1992, professor and musician Nigel Osborne has developed techniques to use music as therapy for children suffering the effects of trauma. These methods are now being utilized in a program for Syrian refugees who have fled to Lebanon. https://vimeo.com/287673107 SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 23, 2019 10:00 am Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Roscoe Neil Producer: Martin Ball FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 12 min Location: UK Language: English
Jul 31
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The Big Burn
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Caught between the rugged beauty of the Idaho wilderness and the reality of her failing marriage, Helen Turner is counting the days till she can leave it all behind when she's pulled into the orbit of a young woman whose life is about to change forever. https://vimeo.com/243128412 SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 23, 2019 7:15 pm Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Samantha Silva Writer: Samantha Silva Producer: Samantha Silva (Representative filmmaker to attend the festival) FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 20 min Location: USA Language: English
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The Boxers of Brule
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Shaionna, a young Lakota Sioux boxer, creates a girls' boxing team to combat the youth suicide epidemic threatening the Lower Brule Sioux Reservation. With the odds stacked against her, Shaionna must confront her own demons as she fights to bring hope and healing to her community. https://vimeo.com/301989423 SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 24, 2019 1:30 pm Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Jessie Adler (will attend the festival) Producer: Jessie Adler FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 39 min Location: USA Language: English
Jul 30
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Bubblehead
30 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION USA PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A girl lives a solitary life in her own magnificent underwater world inside her apartment. But when one morning she wakes up to find that her beloved goldfish is dead, she is forced out of her own safe reality and into an amazing fishmonger’s shop, where she meets a boy who helps her pick a new goldfish. SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 24, 2019 10:00 am Marquis Screening Room *NOTE: This film has a new venue and time. (Changed from Sunday, August 25, 2019, 4:00 pm,Town Hall Theater) CREDITS Director: Vigga Wagner Writer: Vigga Wagner Producer:…
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Built to Last
30 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
SYNOPSIS From humble beginnings in a small slate roofed village in Greece, to the heyday of America’s movie palaces, Built to Last is the story of the Latchis Family and how they built an empire of theatres throughout New England in the hard-scrabble years of the Great Depression. The film is told through historically accurate footage, photographs and music from the Latchis family, local historical societies and national archives. SCREENING INFORMATION Thursday, August 22, 2019 10:00 am Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Jennifer Latham (will attend the festival) Producer: Jennifer Latham FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 13 min Location:…
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Canusa Street
30 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A brief oral history of how the Canada-USA border came to run right through a town and down the middle of one street – and what it’s like to live on Canusa Street today. https://vimeo.com/347965722 SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 23, 2019 10:00 am Twilight Hall CREDITS Director: Perry Walker (will attend the festival) Producer: Galen Brown (will attend the festival) FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 10 min Location: Canada Language: English
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Carol Street
30 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Carol Street explores black identity at Middlebury College by interviewing students, staff, and alumni about community, outer self, and inner self. Weaving in the personal narrative of a young biracial man questioning his responsibility to his community, the film brings awareness to the sacrifices and pressures of being a black person in a predominantly white community. https://vimeo.com/313846948 SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 23, 2019 10:00 am Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Demetrius Borge (will attend the festival) Writer: Demetrius Borge Producer: Demetrius Borge FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 15 min Location: USA Language: English
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The Coral Keepers
30 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS How can ordinary people appreciate the life-sustaining force of the oceans when most of us don’t dive beneath the surface? A nonprofit in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary has taken on this question by training youth to become scientific divers. The students in Dive-N2-Life have a passion for conservation born from assisting with research on everything from the ecological role of sharks to a devastating coral disease infecting the Keys. https://vimeo.com/350099170 SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 24, 2019 10:00 am Dana Auditorium CREDITS Directors: Eilish Nobes (will attend the festival), Darlien Morales Writers: Eilish Nobes,…
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Dandelion Mum
30 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION USA PREMIERE SYNOPSIS When Ivana got bone marrow cancer, she was told she only has 2-3 years to live. But instead of listening to the doctors, she became resilient. 11 years later, she’s working as a visiting scientist at Harvard. Despite surviving against all odds, she is now caught in a bureaucratic system, and torn between staying in the US to get her treatment or returning back home to be with her family. https://vimeo.com/282270306 SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 25, 2019 10:00 am Twilight Hall CREDITS Director: Barbora Hollan Writer: Barbora Hollan Producer: Barbara Hollan FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary…
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Difficult People
30 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Akash, an aspiring graffiti artist, lives with his father Sudhakar in an old building in Mumbai. Akash’s mother is recently deceased. The father and son mourn her death in different ways, but they have one thing in common—stubbornness. Rebelling against his father’s conventional ways, Akash struggles to find his creative voice in the vast liberating spaces of Mumbai. https://vimeo.com/290424514 SCREENING INFORMATION Thursday, August 22, 2019 10:00 am Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Sohil Vaidya Writer: Sohil Vaidya Producer: Sohil Vaidya FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 20 min Location: India Language: Hindi
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Dirt Ash Meat
30 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS During the devastating foot and mouth outbreak of 2001, Rhian and her brother Dewi struggle to keep the Welsh hill farm they inherited from their father running. As the disease reaches their doorstep, Rhian tries to control her increasingly unstable brother. Dirt Ash Meat is an adaptation of the novel White Ravens by Owen Sheers. SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 23, 2019 7:15 pm Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Sion Thomas Writer: Sion Thomas Producer: Catrin Lewis Defis FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 12 min Location: UK Language: English
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Dream House
30 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A delayed coming-of-age drama set in Connecticut, Dream House follows Mark, who after being hospitalized for attempted suicide, returns home to live with his eccentric mother Ginnie in their deteriorating estate. Struggling with his sexuality and an overbearing mother, Mark tries to fill his voids with continuous housework, alcohol, and trips to the local gay bar. Ginnie then hires Ted, who befriends Mark and offers him the possibility of a new life. https://vimeo.com/127613896 SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 23, 2019 10:00 am Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Jeff Bemiss Writers: David Lally (will attend the festival),…