Aug 6
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Connections
6 Aug, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
SYNOPSIS Amy Plambeck was 14 when she created Connections. Amy writes: “The connection between capitalism and racism isn’t always made obvious, and by ignoring this connection we continue to drive these issues deeper into the fabric of our society.” Amy drew and coupled her animation with a powerful segment of an interview with Yusef Shakur, while on the Conversations From the Open Road trip to Detroit in July, 2014. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 28, 2015 Time: 7:30pm Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 2 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Director: Amy Plambeck Writer:…
Jul 29
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Crooked Candy
29 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
SYNOPSIS Kinder Surprise eggs are enormously popular all around the world. From the foil wrapper to the chocolate shell, the plastic yolk capsule to the clever toy inside, Kinder eggs are practically a global rite of childhood. That is, except in the United States, where they're considered a choking hazard and are illegal. This is the story of a Kinder smuggler. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 30, 2015 Time: 10:00am Location: Marquis Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 6 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Director: Andrew Rodgers Producer: Andrew Rodgers
Jul 21
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The Distant Touch
21 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
SYNOPSIS The Distant Touch is a 2D animation about a baby fox’s quest to find his mother. It shows an animal’s inner world that has been destroyed by human beings. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 Time: 10:30am Location: Marquis Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 5 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Directors: Jun Chen & Yang Yang Writer: Jun Chen
Jul 20
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The Dollar­-A-­Day Boys: A Portrait of the Civilian Conservation Corps
20 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/133830681 SYNOPSIS "The Dollar‐A‐Day Boys" revisits the Great Depression era through the memories of old men who lived through those "hard times" as enrollees in the Civilian Conservation Corps, the most successful of F.D.R.'s New Deal programs. The film is woven around the personal story of the filmmaker’s father, just one of 3 million enrollees. Despite doing hard work for about 20 cents a day, these last few living alumni recall their CCC experience as "the best thing that ever happened. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 30, 2015 Time: 4:00pm Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION…
Jul 30
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Eben Markowski: The Elephant Project
30 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/134624904 SYNOPSIS Vermont Sculptor Eben Markowski creates a life­sized elephant from iron, steel and chain. This short film explores the evolution of his creative process and the artist’s view of the world through discovery of materials, concept and skill. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 Time: 10:30am Location: Dana Auditorium The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 6 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Director: Natalie Stultz Producer: Natalie Stultz
Jul 30
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Eminent Domain
30 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/134492685 SYNOPSIS Jim Bishop has been building a castle in the mountains of Colorado for more than 45 years. His limitless capacity for manual labor is matched by his fiercely opinionated diatribes about the state of the world. Weaving conspiracy theory rants with pleas for his newsworthiness and jokes about Viagra, Bishop regales, and offends, the thousands who visit his castle every year. As impressive as his castle is, the main attraction is the castle builder himself. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 30, 2015 Time: 4:00pm Location: Marquis Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 20 min Language: English…
Jul 30
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Emma’s Fine
30 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/125062271 SYNOPSIS A woman goes to great lengths to hide her daily struggle. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 28, 2015 Time: 4:30pm Location: Dana Auditorium The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 11 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Director: Miguel M. Matias Writer: Miguel M. Matias Producers: Miguel M. Matias, Amy Demas
Aug 4
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F35: A Noisy Problem
4 Aug, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
SYNOPSIS The F-35 is a revolutionary new fighter jet with impressive capabilities. In the next few years, it may become the military's primary fighter jet. However, the F-35 is far from optimal. One key problem: It's loud. The noise level of the F-35 is so extreme, it can cause permanent cognitive problems in children. Worse yet, the jet will be stationed in Burlington, VT: Over a thousand local children will have to tolerate its roar. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 28, 2015 Time: 10:30am Location: Marquis Screening Room The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 8 min Language: English Country:…
Aug 4
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Foureyes
4 Aug, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/91648952 2015 VTEDDY WINNER: SHORT SYNOPSIS A 10-year-old boy is thrust into the tumultuous world of puberty when he gets a new pair of eyeglasses. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 Time: 7:30pm Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 13 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Director: Conor Byrne Writer: Conor Byrne Producers: Tyler Byrne, David Laub
Jul 30
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Good Business
30 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/127704056 SYNOPSIS What role can business play in transforming a society? By exploring the story of Raymond Ackerman (founder of a South African retail giant- Pick n Pay), we encounter the power that love, forgiveness and compassion can have in overcoming the injustice, prejudice and hatred of the apartheid era in South Africa; and begin to realise why 'Doing good, is good business.' SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 Time: 10:30am Location: Town Hall Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 25 min Language: English Country: South Africa CREDITS Director: Rob Schermbrucker Producers: Miranda Magagnini, Rob Schermbrucker
Jul 30
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Helio
30 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ha6LFX8SOg8 SYNOPSIS HELIO is a short, visceral film centered on a post-apocalyptic underground society where miners work for light to survive. But when a dying rebel thrusts the unexpected onto an unassuming worker’s lap, all hell breaks loose. What begins as one man’s race to escape the hostile government quickly escalates into a city-wide uprising of the people. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 28, 2015 Time: 4:30pm Location: Marquis Screening Room The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 20 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Director: Teddy Cecil Writer: Teddy Cecil Producers: Teddy Cecil, David Kenneth, Nick Cofino, Brett Miller
Aug 3
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Hurt
3 Aug, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/126934385 SYNOPSIS A group of college friends set out for a relaxing week at the lake. When they encounter an abandoned car on the back roads of Vermont a search ensues and what they discover that night will change their lives forever. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 28, 2015 Time: 7:30pm Location: Marquis Screening Room The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 17 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Director: Ethan Murphy Writer: Ethan Murphy Producer: Jam Murphy & Ethan Murphy