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Once & Again
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS “How can I get closer to the past, which moves farther and farther away?" So begins Once & Again, a film about early recorded sound and the hunger for connection across time that marks each of us. https://vimeo.com/290650807 SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 24, 2019 10:00 am Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Isabel Dunn (will attend the festival) Producer: Isabel Dunn FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 25 min Location: USA Language: English
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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 Quarry Project
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS The Quarry Project is a site specific dance/theatre piece being created for the Wells Lamson quarry, the oldest, deepest granite quarry in the country, now flooded and in "reserve." Slated for live performances in 2020, this film explores the development phase from rehearsals completed in 2018. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gu1s82zziz4 SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 24, 2018 1:30 pm Twilight Hall CREDITS Director: Leslie Anderson Producer: Hannah Dennison FILM INFORMATION Genre: Experimental Short Length: 18 min Location: USA
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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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Santuario
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Juana Luz Tobar Ortega immigrated to the United States over 25 years ago as an asylum seeker from Guatemala. But in 2017, she was told that she had 30 days to leave the country or be deported. Refusing to leave her family and home, Juana took sanctuary at an unfamiliar church in Greensboro, NC, where she remains today. https://vimeo.com/pilartimpane/santuariotrailer SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 24, 2019 7:15 pm Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Directors: Pilar Timpane, Christine Delp Producers: Pilar Timpane, Christine Delp FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 26 min Location: USA Languages: English, Spanish
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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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Small Family, Happy Family
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Mitilesh, a young woman from Central India, is recruited by local health workers to get sterilized in a mass surgical ‘camp’. As she decides to undergo the surgery, her narrative is situated in the larger context of population control in India - one that has for decades sacrificed women’s health and reproductive rights in the name of economic progress. SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 25, 2019 1:00 pm Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Directors: Anne Munger (will attend the festival), Zoe Hamilton Producer: Jana Edelbaum FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 37 min Location: India Languages:…
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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
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Summer in the City
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Convinced that civilization is on the verge of collapse, two women set out on a dream logic journey through New York City parks in search of a river that will take them to a faraway island. But does the river exist? https://vimeo.com/351416559 SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 24, 2019 10:00 am Twilight Hall CREDITS Director: Mojo Lorwin (will attend the festival) Writer: Mojo Lorwin Producer: Grace Kim FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 10 min Location: USA Language: English
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Sweetheart Dancers
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Sweetheart Dancers is a story about Sean and Adrian, a Two-Spirit gay couple determined to rewrite the rules of Native American culture through their participation in the "Sweetheart Dance." This celebratory contest is held at powwows across the country, reserved for heterosexual couples, until now. https://vimeo.com/328032226 SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 24, 2019 7:15 pm Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Ben-Alex Dupris Producer: John Reiss FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary short Length: 13 min Location: USA Language: English
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Swiped
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Alarmed by the detrimental effect smartphones are having on those around them, three friends launch a rogue initiative intended to force people to be more present and mindful. https://vimeo.com/348473796 SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 23, 2019 7:15 pm Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Steve Whitely Writer: Steve Whitely Producer: Steve Whitely FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 9 min Location: England Language: English