Vermont International Film Festival

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The Hike

Sep 2019 | Posted by:

2018 | Directed by Ben Silberfarb

Eager to escape their busy lives, a couple sets off on a backpacking trip. They journey up a remote trail, set-up camp and head to, “the top of the mountain”. On the way back they both become aware of a menacing presence and discover that their camp has been overtaken by a malevolent stranger.

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Lily

Sep 2019 | Posted by:

2018 | Directed by Danilo Herrera Fonseca

During a tour of the local nursing home, a stubborn golden ager has to choose between his beloved wife and a charming resident.

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Looking Back at Me

Sep 2018 | Posted by:

2017 | Directed by Alex Escaja

Sade Bolger is an 18-year-old musician from Vermont. Recently having come out as non-binary, this documentary highlights Sade in relation to their passion for music, their unapologetic authenticity, and their place in Vermont in a genuine endeavor to influence the future, both online and in-person.

Looking back at Me highlights Sade as they represent and give voice to the trans and nonbinary people in the world who constantly combat stigma and erasure. By telling their story, Sade displays the intersectionality between identities, passions, and the places you call home.

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Becoming a Woman

Sep 2017 | Posted by:

Becoming a Woman
2016 | Directed by Kevin Christopher

Young Sally anticipates the many changes associated with becoming a woman. Nurse Jenkins calmly provides information and advice about the biological and social aspects of menstruation. Parents and educators alike will appreciate this educational film for its frank and sympathetic portrayal of the proper attitudes about the transition into womanhood.

Writers/producers – Angie Albeck & Marianne DiMascio
Director – Kevin Christopher
Photographer/editor – Jess Wilson
Costumer/hair designer – Catherine Alston
Graphic designer – Alec Julien

Nurse Jenkins – “Sweet Cheeks” Caswell
Sally – “Doll Face” DiMascio
Announcer – Seth Jarvis

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Pillow Talk

Sep 2016 | Posted by:

2015 | Directed by Neil Fennell

Two friends, Jenny and Sophie, meet up for coffee in the park. When Jenny complains about a guy she’d been seeing, Sophie illustrates how much worse she could have it.

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Headliner

Sep 2016 | Posted by:

2016 | Directed by Michael Fisher

A seasoned stand-up comic loses his edge, forcing him to choose between his two passions.

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Hurt

Sep 2016 | Posted by:

Hurt
2015 | Directed by Ethan Murphy

A group of college friends set out for a relaxing week at the lake. When they encounter an abandoned car on the back roads of Vermont a search ensues and what they discover that night will change their lives forever.

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The North Star

Sep 2015 | Posted by:

2014 | Directed by Rob Koier

A haunting poetic recreation of a slave escaping form the south to New England in the 1830s. Based on fugitive slave memoirs.

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11 Paper Place

Sep 2015 | Posted by:

2014 | Directed by Daniel Houghton

11 Paper Place is a love story about two 8.5 x 11 sheets of paper that magically transform into paper people as they are spit out of a malfunctioning printer into a recycling bin.

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Shape Of Things To Come

Sep 2014 | Posted by:

2012 | Directed by Matt Day

Shape of Things to Come gives viewers an exhilarating and heartwarming glimpse into the life of Nick Zammuto, professional recording artist as he balances his passion for music with his devotion to his growing family. The first part of the documentary focuses on life at the Zammuto homestead in rural Vermont as he and his wife expect their third child. It resumes six months later as Zammuto’s new band prepares for its first show at Mass MoCa.