BBQ&A With Billy Day1 ·

By Matt Heywood

By Matt Heywood

PREMIERE DESIGNATIONWorld  SYNOPSIS It’s the year 2040, just days before the US Census results come out. Billy hasn’t given the census much thought, until halfway through his call-in cooking program, a worried caller confronts him with a question he simply can’t ignore. SCREENING INFORMATIONDate: Saturday, August 28Time: 9:00amLocation: Marquis Main  CREDITSDirector: Olga Sanchez-SaltveitWriters: Ro Boddie, Dana Read More...

Burnt Toast2

By Matt Heywood

PREMIERE DESIGNATION


Vermont





SYNOPSIS


Galen Paul Dively III lives on a remote mountaintop in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont and makes his living selling “novelty toast art”. Burnt Toast follows Galen on a day in the life and explores the evolution of his company Burnt Impressions from the Jesus Toaster to the Selfie Toaster, while he entertains a future beyond the world of toast.

Freedom & Unity: Vermont Teen Film Showcase3

By Gorilla Web

SYNOPSISFreedom & Unity: A collection of 12 short films from local Vermont teens, selected from the winners of the statewide Freedom and Unity TV Competition. The films illuminate their lives, passions, and interests and serve as a kaleidoscopic beacon toward all that is hopeful. In the midst of challenging times, these young filmmakers redefined community Read More...

Inheritance4

By Matt Heywood

PREMIERE DESIGNATION


New England





SYNOPSIS


On Norra’s 25th birthday, she and her brother inherit the deed to their family’s small cabin. With this auspicious birthday, she starts seeing the spirits that have been haunting her brother and father for years.

Just Being Here5

By Matt Heywood

PREMIERE DESIGNATION


Vermont [non-virtual]





SYNOPSIS


Walter lives alone on a wooded property and hasn’t ventured more than a half-mile from his house, but this is where he seeks peace. He walks the same paths, reads the same books and, yet, finds a new presence every time. Walter teaches us vulnerability and compassion through a special friendship.

The Price of Safety6

By Matt Heywood

PREMIERE DESIGNATION


Vermont





SYNOPSIS


The Price of Safety explores national conversations of over-policing and racial bias as they unfold in the quaint community of Vergennes, Vermont—far away from the hustle and bustle of the city. While the Black Lives Matter movement is often seen playing out in more urban spaces, this film watches a mostly white community grapple with a startling fact: their police force has some of the worst racial bias in the state and possibly the country.

Some Kinda Love7

By Matt Heywood

PREMIERE DESIGNATION
World

YNOPSIS
Some Kinda Love explores the growing pains of love and friendship as childhood best friends, Jules and Joey, roam around their small Vermont town one night.