Jul 31
Avatar
Teeth
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Teeth is an intimate portrait of Hawaiian grandmother Angelica’s recovery from sexual abuse she suffered as a child and young woman. Her emotional and psychological healing parallels the fixing of knocked out and rotten teeth. In her words, “Three things have replaced my misery, Faith, Hope, and Aloha … and the greatest of these is Aloha”. https://vimeo.com/347586236 SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 23, 2019 10:00 am Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Aaron Schnobrich (will attend the festival) Writer: Aaron Schnobrich Producer: Ciara Lacy FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 13 min Location: USA Language: English
Jul 31
Avatar
They Were Important to Each Other in That Moment
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Captured entirely in one take, They Were Each Important To Each Other In That Moment is a glimpse of time and space. The one-minute film witnesses unplanned micro-events through rhythms of light, color, sound, shadow, and shape. https://vimeo.com/346455023 SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 25, 2019 1:00 pm Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Hannah Priscilla Craig (will attend the festival) FILM INFORMATION Genre: Experimental Short Length: 1 min Location: USA Language: N/A
Jul 31
Avatar
Three Sacks Full of Hats
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Mick returns home after a long absence to witness the rapidly declining health of his alcoholic brother Sid, which stirs up family tensions and powerful emotions of shame and denial. An exploration of addiction and the healing power of familial love. SCREENING INFORMATION Thursday, August 22, 2019 1:30 pm Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Debbie Anzalone Writer: Geoff Thomspon Producers: Lee Thomas, Jane Nicholson, Peter Nicholson FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 20 min Location: UK Language: English
Jul 31
Avatar
Topanga
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION USA PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Hearing impaired and homeless Gala escapes from a man who continuously abuses her. While living in an abandoned old truck on a mountain road, she is unaware that the abusive man has discovered where her hiding place is. One night, after a brutal attack, she finds the strength to somehow stand up and walk away for good. She has no idea where this survival walk will end up and how it will change her life. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKf93fYKETM SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 25, 2019 10:00 am Marquis Screening Room WINNER Audience Award - Short CREDITS Director: Aycil…
Jul 31
Avatar
The True History of Billie the Kid
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Billie visits her aging father in jail, revealing that her childhood in his care was not as safe and happy as he might have believed. Will she get her revenge? https://vimeo.com/313974503 SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 23, 2019 7:15 pm Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: Leticia Caceres Writer: Angela Betzien Producer: Christina Radburn FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 8 min Location: Australia Language: English
Jul 31
Avatar
Turning Ten
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Lamia and her husband await their turn in the clinic for their young daughter to be circumcised. The 10 minute wait leads Lamia to recall her own experience as a child and question whether this is the right fate for her daughter. SCREENING INFORMATION Thursday, August 22, 2019 1:30 pm Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Jaylan Auf Writer: Jaylan Auf Producers: Houda Echouafni, Hossam ElSokari FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 13 min Locations: Cairo, Egypt Language: Arabic
Jul 31
Avatar
Twenty
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Twenty is about the breakdown of a family as seen from the perspective of a 12 year old boy, who must come to terms with his parents' separation. SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 25, 2019 10:00am Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Mia Fichman (will attend the festival) Writer: Mia Fichman Producer: Mia Fichman FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 8 min Location: USA Language: English
Jul 31
Avatar
Two Balloons
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Two adventurous lemurs navigate their dirigibles halfway around the world to a place where happenstance and fate threaten to disrupt their reunion. https://vimeo.com/225176294 SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 24, 2019 1:30 pm Twilight Hall CREDITS Director: Mark Smith Writer: Mark Smith Producer: Mark Smith FILM INFORMATION Genre: Animated Short Length: 9 min Location: USA Language: English
Jul 31
Avatar
Two Birds
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Trapped in a sort of domestic hellscape, on opposite sides of the same wall, Eva and Desiree must find a way to survive. The two characters develop diverging approaches to their circumstances but converge at a point of emotional vulnerability. Two Birds explores the psychological effects of solitary confinement and pulls the larger matrix of gender and domesticity into focus. https://vimeo.com/348457311 SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 23, 2019 10:00 am Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Moira Fett (will attend the festival) Writer: Moira Fett Producer: Kerry Levielle (will attend the festival) FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short…
Jul 31
Avatar
We Want Our Money Back
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Shortly after breaking up, a couple returns to their therapist to demand a refund. SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 24, 2019 1:30 pm Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Ethan Mermelstein (will attend the festival) Writer: Ethan Mermelstein Producer: Silvia Chen FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 6 min Location: USA Language: English
Jul 30
Avatar
7/8ths of the Way There
30 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS In the wake of a terminal diagnosis, a couple reflects on the lives they've lived, the people they've loved, and the penile implant one of them is about to receive. SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 26, 2018 10:00 am Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Mary Gerretsen Writer: Mary Gerretsen Producers: Gracie Corapi, Anthony Mangini FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 27 min Location: USA Language: English
Jul 30
Avatar
Aliens of Extraordinary Ability
30 Jul, 2018. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
US PREMIERE SYNOPSIS An Alien of Extraordinary Ability, the O-1 nonimmigrant visa, is for an alien who possesses extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics. But the feeling one has as a stranger sometimes exists within all of us. In this innovative short, the filmmaker morphed into the body of an alien and asked others what their extraordinary abilities were. SCREENING INFORMATION Thursday, August 23, 2018 10:30 am Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Molmol Kuo Writer: Molmol Kuo Producer: Molmol Kuo FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 14 min Location: USA Language: English