Jul 31
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Everything’s More Fun in Costume
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
NORTHEAST PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Helen’s Pacific Costumers has been dressing up Easter bunnies, gangsters, beavers, and Medieval wenches in Portland, Oregon for 128 years. Helen's talented staff make playing dress up fun for even the most reluctant party goers. But the shop has struggled as Portland and the costume industry change. SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 24, 2018 7:15 pm Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Megan Wilde Writer: Megan Wilde Producer: Megan Wilde FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 14 min Location: USA Language: English
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Fall River
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Through the intimate reflections of one extraordinary woman, Fall River tells the story of a family’s tragedy, their once-thriving hometown, and how hope can blossom in unexpected places. SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 26, 2018 1:00 pm Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Jamil McGinnis, Pat Heywood (both will attend the festival) Writer: Jamil McGinnis, Pat Heywood Producers: Sasha Hirschfeld, Evyn Bruce FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 7 min Location: USA Language: English
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Fings
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A spoken word poem about a man’s battle with challenging philosophical concepts. He begins to question everything around him and even himself. Is he real? What if everything is just in his head? SCREENING INFORMATION Thursday, August 23, 2018 1:30 pm Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Adam McHattie Writers: Adam McHattie, Louis Gilman Producer: Adam McHattie FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 3 min Location: United Kingdom Language: English
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For the Love of Mary
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
SYNOPSIS 97-year-old runner George Etzweiler has completed the race up Mount Washington every year since he was 69. Despite having a pacemaker, George continues to compete in the 7.6-mile race up 4,700 feet, breaking his own record for oldest finisher. In addition to his lucky, green running shorts, Etzweiler carries something else special with him: his late wife of 68 years, Mary. SCREENING INFORMATION Thursday, August 23, 2018 10:30 am Marquis Main CREDITS Directors: Simon Perkins, Kirk Horton Writers: Simon Perkins, Kirk Horton Producers: Simon Perkins, Kirk Horton FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 6 min Location: USA Language: English
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Four Keys
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
SYNOPSIS Since January of 2017, thousands of immigrants have chosen to cross the Canadian border, self-deporting from America. With nonconsensual deportation and family separation both common practices in the U.S., self-deportation is the only option for some, as depicted in this powerful narrative short. SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 25, 2018 1:30 pm Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Israel Brooks (will attend the festival) Writers: Israel Brooks, Nadia Barbarossa Producers: Israel Brooks, Nadia Barbarossa FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 13 min Locations: USA, Puerto Rico Language: English
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Gloria Talks Funny
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS When struggling voice actress, Gloria, discovers her agent failed to tell her that her claim-to-fame cartoon is being remade, she sets her sights on reprising her role as the famous BioBoy. SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 25, 2018 7:15 pm Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Kendall Goldberg Writer: Kendall Goldberg Producer: Michael Stanziale FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 18 min Location: USA Language: English
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Goodbye Sirena
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS It’s Molly’s last day, and her mom is having a hard time letting go. The two women navigate memory and grief, finding an unexpected way to say goodbye. Lyrical and haunting, Goodbye Sirena wears its heart on its sleeve, but still surprises. SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 24, 2018 10:30 am Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Melissa Dalley Writer: Tracee Beebee Producers: Suzanne Weinert, Michelle Faires FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 7 min Location: USA Language: English
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Heimlich
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Nina and Alex are married with a beautiful toddler, Elsie. A woman who slowly comes to realize that the life she thinks she's leading is a far cry from her reality, Nina ultimately makes a choice she never could have imagined possible before this realization. SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 26, 2018 10:00 am Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Lisanne Sartor (will attend festival) Writer: Lisanne Sartor Producers: Lisanne Sartor, Samuel Kim FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 14 min Location: USA Language: English
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Hidden Blueprints: The Story of Mikey
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
2018 VTEDDY WINNER: VERMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AWARD FOR BEST INTEGRATION OF MUSIC INTO FILM SYNOPSIS An innovative film that tells the story of an art collection hidden in the prison system for years. Interrelated to this is a story, told through expert re-creations, of a champion fighting praying mantis named Mikey that won all of its prison fights before being martyred in a corporate prison riot. SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 24, 2018 1:30 pm Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Jeremy Lee Mackenzie Writer: Jeremy Lee Mackenzie Producers: Julie Pacino, Aron Meinhardt, Mike Jacobs FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 16 min Location:…
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Honeypot
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
2018 VTEDDY WINNER: BEST NARRATIVE SHORT VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Inspired by the audio of Harvey Weinstein obtained by the NYPD's sting operation in 2015 with Ambra Gutierrez, the film not only lays out visually what it may have felt like as a young woman to be tricked into this dangerous situation but is also an open-ended exploration of the complicity surrounding Weinstein's actions. SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 25, 2018 1:30 pm Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Jill Greenberg (will attend the festival) Writer: Jill Greenberg Producers: Robert Green, Martin Schulman FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 7 min Location: USA Language: English
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I Love Your Fucking Name
31 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Starring Elizabeth Taylor, Brigitte Bardeau, Peter Pan and Ronald MacDonald. Yes, those are their real names. I Love Your Fucking Name is a short documentary film about the complex relationships people have with their given names. SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 26, 2018 4:00 pm Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Finn O’Hara (will attend the festival) Writer: Caitlin Keeley Producer: Emily Goldberg FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 8 min Location: Canada Language: English
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It’s Just a Gun
2 Aug, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/231924843 VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS It’s Just A Gun charts the life of one Smith & Wesson Model 640 from the assembly line to a protective husband, then a pawn shop owner, then a desperate drug addict and finally Gabe, a scrawny nine-year-old boy from South Central, Los Angeles. SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 26, 2018 4:00 pm Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Brian Robau Writer: Daniel Klein Producer: John Sayage FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 14 min Location: USA Language: English