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Keep Going Joon
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Juniper, a middle age father, severely injures himself playing his favorite Tuesday night pick-up basketball game. After surgery to repair his torn ACL, he goes through a tedious rehab to get back to his beloved pastime, only to injure himself again … and then again. Each surgery causes him to confront his love for the game and his wife’s hope that he’ll stop playing. https://vimeo.com/335720299 SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 24, 2019 1:30 pm Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Cedar Daniels (will attend the festival) Writers: Cedar Daniels, Brandon Beilis Producers: Ryan Parks, Peter Demas, Cedar…
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KO Scotty
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PREMIERE DESIGNATION NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Scotty is a young bear who wants to become a Muay Thai kick boxer after getting fired from a company due to the financial crisis. After much training, he gets an invitation from his coach to a fight with the local champion. https://vimeo.com/283895246 SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 25, 2019 1:00 pm Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Thee Khanthavit Writer: Thee Khanthavit Producer: Kajornphan Sumpownoi FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 5 min Location: Thailand Language: Thai
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La Guerra
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A short documentary about Angelica Guerra, a young, Mexican American woman from Southern California who has taken on a much greater role in her family in the face of her parents' deportation. Angelica chose to make the best of her situation by continuing to study, work, and take care of her siblings to keep the American Dream alive, despite her family's separation. https://vimeo.com/341639659 SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 23, 2019 1:30 pm Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Erin Nene-Lee Ramirez (will attend festival) Producers: Erin Nene-Lee Ramirez, Jillian Littleton, Eliana Velasco FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short…
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Lonnie
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PREMIERE DESIGNATION WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A character piece on Lonnie Holley, a found object artist and musician based in Atlanta, Georgia. SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 24, 2019 1:30 pm Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Mac Christopher (will attend the festival) Producer: Walker Edelman FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 6 min Location: USA Language: English
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Louie’s Antiques
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS In Louie’s shop, antique objects get a second life–- and come to life. SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 24, 2019 10:00 am Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Melissa McClung (will attend the festival) Producer: Melissa McClung FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 8 min Location: USA Language: English
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Love Pool
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Eternally single Mark refuses to settle for anyone but 'the one', but a chance encounter in the back of a taxi pool forces him to consider that sometimes love can be found in the strangest places. SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 24, 2019 7:15 pm Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Asim Chaudhry Writer: Asim Chaudhry Producer: Daniel Emmerson, Katherine Pomfret, Collie McCarthy FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 17 min Location: UK Language: English
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Maria
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
SYNOPSIS Maria is an 18 year old poet, daughter of Mexican immigrants from the Bronx, NY. Her life was never easy, living with her alcoholic father, mother, mother’s schizophrenic husband and two sisters. The family moved between housing projects and shelters and she never really had hope for a better future. In high school, she experienced depression and social isolation which led her to cutting herself. Luckily, she started writing poems. https://vimeo.com/269723230 SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 23, 2019 1:30 pm Marquis Main WINNER Best Documentary Short CREDITS Director: Shiri Paamony Eshel (will attend the festival) Producer: Shiri Paamony Eshel FILM…
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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
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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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Nothing to My Name
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PREMIERE DESIGNATION WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A short documentary discovering the past of the filmmaker’s grandfather. SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 23, 2019 1:30 pm Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Qian Li (will attend the festival) Writer: Qian Li Producer: Qian Li FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary short Length: 14 min Location: China Languages: Chinese, English