News & Notes

24 May

Burlington Film Society screens The Fits

Burlington Film Society screens The Fits

Newcomer Royalty Hightower is riveting in Anna Rose Holmer’s debut feature The Fits. Whether she’s pushing herself to physical extremes while training as a boxer or struggling to learn choreography to audition for the dance team or standing still in watchful silence, Hightower commands the screen. Her thoughtful, intense performance is essential to the film’s […]

11 May

Vermont Filmmakers’ Showcase – Call for Entries

Vermont Filmmakers’ Showcase – Call for Entries

Vermont filmmakers – Call for Entry now open. Deadline for submission July 23, 2016 CLICK HERE to access the 2016 Entry Form.  

3 May

VTIFF seeking Part-time Development Officer

The Vermont International Film Foundation seeks a creative and articulate relationship-builder to work with the Executive director to serve as part-time Development Officer. The Development Officer will be responsible for: Researching the most suitable CRM software for the organization (including ticketing, membership, volunteers and donors), implementing the system to maintain direct solicitation lists, fundraising files, track […]

27 April

A Chimes at Midnight Primer

A Chimes at Midnight Primer

Here’s a little primer to help audiences unfamiliar with Shakespeare appreciate Chimes at Midnight which Welles claimed as his best work. Welles and Shakespeare: Welles’ relationship to Shakespeare goes back to when he was given A Midsummer Night’s Dream, his first primer. At 15, Welles was playing both Marc Anthony and Cassius in a production of […]

26 April

VAMP Hatchfund Campaign receives Matching Fund

We just received a $2,000 match fund. Your $$$ will be doubled and it’s on a first come first served basis. Please help us achieve our goal – we need to raise $30,000. If you care about Vermont’s film heritage, DONATE NOW!  VAMP‘s mission is to locate, restore, catalog, preserve and make available to the […]

25 April

Burlington Film Society presents Chimes at Midnight

Burlington Film Society presents Chimes at Midnight

“If I wanted to get into heaven on the basis of one movie, that’s the one I would offer up. I think it’s because it is, to me, the least flawed . . . I succeeded more completely, in my view, with that than with anything else.” —ORSON WELLES Chimes At Midnight is Shakespeare. It […]

1 April

A Vermont Romance

A Vermont Romance

Ever watched a 100-year-old feature film? Ever watched it on a big screen with music, running at the correct speed, at full frame silent aperture and 4×3 aspect ratio? You have?! How about all of the above but also shot on location in Vermont? A Vermont Romance was filmed in June /July of 1916 – on […]

29 March

Burlington Film Society presents Embrace of the Serpent

Burlington Film Society presents Embrace of the Serpent

In this moment, it is not possible for me to know, dear reader, if the infinite jungle has started on me the process that has taken many others that have ventured into these lands, to complete and irremediable insanity. If this is the case, I can only apologize and ask for your understanding, for the […]

25 March

A Vermont Romance – covered by VPR’s Vermont Edition

VPR: Vermont Edition, Tuesday, March 22, 2106: Orly Yadin, Executive Director of VTIFF talks to Jane Lindholm about A Vermont Romance centenary tour and about VAMP

13 March

Open Bethlehem director, Leila Sansour Interview

Leila Sansour in conversation with VTIFF Executive Director Orly Yadin before the opening night of the 2016 Global Roots Film Festival: The Middle East