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Estrellita
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
SYNOPSIS Estrellita, (or Little Star) tells a piercing story about the constant threat of family separation and deportation for undocumented farmworkers in Vermont. Seen through the eyes of a little girl growing up on a dairy farm, the story begins in an idyllic wonderland of childhood adventure that turns dark when a powerful force raids the farm to capture her father. https://vimeo.com/276050194 SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 23, 2019 1:30 pm Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Daniel Houghton (will attend the festival) Writer: Daniel Houghton Producer: Daniel Houghton FILM INFORMATION Genre: Animated Short Length: 8 min Location: USA Languages: English, Spanish
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Eternal Harvest
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Using drones, dance, farm implements, heirloom quilts, agriculture, and video installation, Eternal Harvest is a short film about the cycle of life as depicted by the growing season on a rural Kansas farm. https://vimeo.com/305627693 SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 24, 2019 10:00 am Dana Auditorium CREDITS Director: David Wayne Reed (will attend the festival) Writer: David Wayne Reed Producer: David Wayne Reed FILM INFORMATION Genre: Experimental Short Length: 12 min Location: USA Language: English
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Exorcist of Apartheid
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION USA PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A young, white filmmaker in South Africa asks his grandmother what his grandfather did during apartheid. She gives him a box of family videos. A fascinating set of revelations follows. https://youtu.be/O-lh1jQuRo8 SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 23, 2019 1:30 pm Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Adam Heyns Producer: Christoph Heyns FILM INFORMATION Genre: Documentary Short Length: 20 min Location: South Africa Language: Afrikaans
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Fall ’99
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Fall, 1999. A bisexual punk, Danny, navigates his first serious romantic relationship with a quiet boy from Connecticut, Michael, at a small liberal arts college. Once he receives a call from a former lover, Danny must confront his own fears of isolation and mortality when he finds out he needs to be tested for HIV. https://vimeo.com/349576983/5d1b6e4d8a SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 25, 2019 4:00 pm Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Max Tullio Writer: Max Tullio Producer: Genevieve Scott FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 18 min Location: USA Language: English
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Goodnight
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A short animated film about trying to sleep amidst anxiety. SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 25, 2019 10:00 am Marquis Screening Room CREDITS Director: Cece Wheeler Writer: Cece Wheeler Producer: Cece Wheeler FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 1 min Location: USA Language: English
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Hardcover
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Carrie Austen joins an elite book club only to discover it's an underground fight club where mothers go to release their frustrations. https://vimeo.com/348699816 SCREENING INFORMATION Saturday, August 24, 2019 7:15 pm Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Lukas Dong Writer: Gillian Annis Producer: Mo Thompson, Camille St Gal de Pons FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 12 min Location: USA Language: English
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Home
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS A close examination of a mother’s life at home with a one year old and an absent father. https://vimeo.com/348963030 SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 25, 2019 10:00 am Marquis Main CREDITS Director: Pamela Albarren, Caroline Askew (will attend the festival) Writer: Caroline Askew Producer: Caroline Askew FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 5 min Location: France Language: English
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How Purple Became
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION WORLD PREMIERE SYNOPSIS Each missing a central aspect, two characters meander through a Jungian journey seeking to understand the construction of the whole Self. SCREENING INFORMATION Friday, August 23, 2019 10:00 am Twilight Hall CREDITS Director: Cathy Ye (will attend the festival) Writer: Cathy Ye Producer: Cathy Ye FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 9min Location:USA Language: English
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Iron Hands
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
PREMIERE DESIGNATION VERMONT PREMIERE SYNOPSIS As a 12-year-old girl prepares for her final test trying out for the traditionally all-boys Chinese youth Olympic weightlifting team, she makes an unlikely connection with the gym's reclusive groundskeeper. https://vimeo.com/194457798 SCREENING INFORMATION Sunday, August 25, 2019 1:00 pm Town Hall Theater CREDITS Director: Johnson Cheng Writer: Johnson Cheng Producers: Tianqi Zhuo, Felicity Wang FILM INFORMATION Genre: Narrative Short Length: 11 min Location: China Language: Chinese
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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
31 Jul, 2019. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
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…