Jul 17
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The Land
17 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/89009302 SYNOPSIS The Land is a short documentary film about the nature of play, risk and hazard set in The Land, a Welsh "adventure” playground.  At The Land children climb trees, light fires and use hammers and nails in a play-space rooted in the belief that kids are empowered when they learn to manage risks on their own. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 Time: 1:30pm Location: Dana Auditorium The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 22 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Director: Erin Davis Producers: Steven Bognar & Julia Reichert
Aug 6
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Milk with Dignity
6 Aug, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/135507383 SYNOPSIS Right now, farmworkers are struggling to secure their basic human rights and create a more just dairy industry in Vermont. In this short documentary, farmworker-leaders tell their stories of hardship, dignity, organizing, and hope as they launch a groundbreaking initiative known as "Milk with Dignity." As they document the many realities of life on Vermont dairy farms, farmworkers call on Ben&Jerry´s to respect the livelihoods of farmworkers and farmers in their supply chain. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 Time: 1:30pm Location: Dana Auditorium The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 12 mins Language: English/Spanish with English…
Jul 20
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Sabra
20 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/132941798 SYNOPSIS This labor of love by Hollywood screenwriter Bill Phillips, profiles Sabra Field. Born in 1935, Vermont-based Field achieved fame for masterful printmaking. The film explores Field's most popular images - New England pastoral motifs - and asks why some critics dismiss the pastoral as an appropriate subject for contemporary art. The film investigates her decision to interpolate a variety of stylistic influences in defiance of commercial demands and discusses how intense personal tragedies have impacted Field's work. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Saturday, August 29, 2015 Time: 1:30pm Location: Dana Auditorium The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 57 min…
Jul 29
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(T)ERROR
29 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZYanRN6VUc SYNOPSIS (T)ERROR is the first documentary to place filmmakers on the ground during an active FBI counterterrorism sting operation. Through the perspective of Saeed "Shariff" Torres, a 63-year-old Black revolutionary turned informant, viewers get an unfettered glimpse of the government's counterterrorism tactics and the murky justifications behind them. Taut, stark and controversial, (T)ERROR illuminates the fragile relationships between individual and surveillance state in modern America, and asks who is watching the watchers? SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Sunday, August 30, 2015 Time: 1:00pm Location: Marquis Theater The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 84 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Director:…
Jul 17
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Thaw
17 Jul, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
https://vimeo.com/106204915 SYNOPSIS On a winter weekend getaway, a woman meets a musician who ignites her creative passion. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 28, 2015 Time: 7:30pm Location: Marquis Screening Room The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 10 min Language: English Country: USA CREDITS Director: Sheryl Glubok Writer: Sheryl Glubok Producers: Sheryl Glubok & Macrina Newhouse
Aug 6
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This Is Home
6 Aug, 2015. 0 Comments. . Posted By: Gorilla Web
SYNOPSIS Aidan Powell created This is Home when he was 15, on the Conversations From the Open Road trip to Appalachia. Aidan was inspired by his personal connection to Vermont’s Green Mountains. Thus, it was especially poignant to witness the practice of mountaintop removal currently devastating the Appalachian Mountains. Aidan was inspired by the words and photography of Paul Corbit Brown and his ambition to protect the landscape his family has been rooted in for generations. SCREENING INFORMATION Date: Friday, August 28, 2015 Time: 1:30pm Location: Marquis Screening Room The Complete Festival Schedule FILM INFORMATION Length: 4 min Language: English…