6 June

The Vermont Filmmakers Showcase™ – Call for Entry

The Vermont International Film Festival is proud to celebrate Vermont filmmaking with our annual Vermont Filmmakers’ Showcase™, the oldest and largest juried presentation of Vermont films in the state. DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION HERE We accept all genres, styles and lengths. There is no fee for Vermont films or videos submitted. The selected films will be […]

8 February

BFS Presents: The Day of the Triffids

BFS Presents: The Day of the Triffids

The Burlington Film Society (BFS) and the Regional Educational Television Network (RETN) are pleased to announce Burlington Film Society Presents, a community curated series of classic films, from Hollywood hits to B-list sci-fi and horror, that explores our personal connections to the movies. Community members will share stories about the films that are important to […]

15 September

Review: A Hard Day’s Night Criterion Release

Review: A Hard Day’s Night Criterion Release

Beatlemania has come to Janus Films and The Criterion Collection and will make a local appearance with the Burlington Film Society and the Vermont International Film Foundation.  To commemorate the 50th anniversary of A Hard Day’s Night from director Richard Lester, Janus Films has released the film theatrically with the Criterion Collection producing a dual-format […]

29 August

Review – Borgman

Review – Borgman

The appearance of a stranger who brings about a radical revision in a domestic situation is a narrative starting point of such dramatic potential it virtually constitutes a genre of modern drama. The premise has generated at least 4 cinematic master works- Jean Renoir’s Boudu Saved From Drowning (1932), Roman Polanski’s Cul-de-Sac (1966), Pier Paolo […]

25 June

Beyond the Hills – the Vermont Connection

7 Days – Ethan de Seife – June 24, 2014 One of the biggest surprises in recent international cinema has been the critical and commercial success of the Romanian New Wave. The cinematic history of the small, mountainous country is not particularly rich, largely due to the fact that so much of its modern culture had been squelched […]

24 June

Interview: Ioana Uricaru on Beyond The Hills

Interview: Ioana Uricaru on Beyond The Hills

-By Barry Snyder Ever since the great pulse of youthful rebelliousness and cinematic innovation emerging in France in the late 1950’s was tagged La Nouvelle Vague, journalists have  been irresistibly drawn to the figure of waves to mark whatever new surge of cinematic activity is perceived to be rising in some unexpected place around the […]

3 June

One Alcoholic to Another Airs on MPBN

One Alcoholic to Another, a film by Vermont filmmakers Eleanor Lanahan and Orly Yadin, airs on Maine Public Broadcast Network Thursday June 12, 2014 at 10pm and Saturday June 14 at 11am. The film premiered at the Vermont Filmmakers’ Showcase 2012.  Read the interview with the filmmakers here: MPBN-One Alcoholic To Another  

27 May

Comcast Newsmakers NE – VTIFF Executive Director interview

Comcast Newsmakers NE – VTIFF Executive Director interview

May 2014, Montpelier, VT: Executive Director of VTIFF, Orly Yadin, talks to Eric Clemons about changes in 2014 and plans for the future

19 May

Genevieve Jacobs on Maidentrip

Genevieve Jacobs on Maidentrip, the timeless aspects of voyaging, and the lived and unlived lives of parents and children An interview by Barry Snyder, Burlington Film Society Founder See the film Maidentrip Thursday, May 22nd at 7pm, at The Main Street Landing Film House. More info and tickets here Genevieve Jacobs is in a unique […]

7 May

Short Takes on Film

7 Days – Margot Harrison – Short Takes on Film – May 7, 2014 Global Roots, ‘Maidentrip,’ ‘The Shooting Party’… The Vermont International Film Foundation relaunches its Global Roots film series this Sunday with a screening of Belvedere accompanied by a discussion with Bianka LeGrand, a Burlington city councilor and Vermont’s first Bosnian-born elected official [ …] Director Jillian […]