From the director of The Summer of Walter Hacks: An old farmer finds a lost reel of Farm Security Administration footage shot when he was a child that chronicles his search for the perfect Christmas tree for his Granny.
Shot in Burlington in July, 2011, the film documents the last day Doughboy’s Bakery & Coffee Shop was open for business, as the patrons and staff reluctantly let go of the good old days of this landmark greasy-spoon diner and donut shop.
A 24-hour filmmaking competition, wherein teams of students from four area schools (UVM, St. Michael’s College, Burlington College, and Middlebury College) confront the challenge of conceiving, casting, shooting, and editing a film incorporating required elements (dialogue, locations, themes, local celebrities) under the pressure of a 24 hour production deadline.
The story of veterans who have opposed war and includes interviews and footage spanning over four decades and three separate wars.. Intended as a counter narrative to traditional media coverage, the film charts the formation of the Vietnam Veterans Against the War and explores their evolution into passionate critics against war.
This animated public service short combines clear information about simple measures people can take to prevent the spread of cholera, one of the most dreaded and contagious diseases on earth, with terrific filmmaking. Winner: VT Filmmakers’ Showcase Audience Award 2012
In 2009 Vermont became the sixth hungriest state in the nation. We Have to Talk About Hunger looks behind the statistitics (one in five children here lives with food insecurity) to investigate who “the hungry” actually are and ask the disturbing question: Why, in Vermont, the healthiest state in the nation, can we not feed our own?