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Vermont International Film Festival, Day Eight

Saturday took me back to North End Studios for: The Other F-Word slickly packages evergreen heart-string-tugging issues like aging and the changes parenthood demands of people within the context of punk rock musicians who never expected to become survive their … Continue reading

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Vermont International Film Festival, Day Seven

The festival’s final night at FlynnSpace sees a pair of fictional narratives: The Playroom is heartbreaking in its emotional and visual authenticity showing the children of a 1970s American family negotiating the divide between their lives and their parents’. The … Continue reading

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Vermont International Film Festival, Day Six

We returned to FlynnSpace for a double feature Thursday night: Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present follows the construction and execution of a performance art piece in which the artist sits in a chair six days a week in the … Continue reading

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Vermont Internationa Film Festival, Day Five

Day five of the Vermont Internationa Film Festival brought us: Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up? begins with an hour of context in US-Cuba relations to lay groundwork for a half hour on the Cuban 5, agents inserted by … Continue reading

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Vermont International Film Festival 2012, Day Four

Another single feature last night, this time back at North End Studio: The Raw and the Cooked is a straightforward travelogue through the lands and culinary traditions of Taiwan. With an occasional aside to the politics and science of urbanization … Continue reading

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Vermont International Film Festival 2012, Day Three

Screened one film Monday night, at FlynnSpace: The World Before Her contrasts contestants in the Miss India World beauty pageant with young girls attending an indoctrination and training camp organized by a Hindu fundamentalism movement. Each group of women share … Continue reading

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Vermont International Film Festival 2012, Day Two

Sunday, we screened three films at the North End Studio, plus a short. Cravings is an animated short of a young girl’s efforts to satisfy a particular craving at a table teeming with temptation. Iranian Cookbook is a male filmmaker’s … Continue reading

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