"Made Here" defines a broad range of content from local filmmakers, allowing Vermont PBS to share a wider range of local stories as seen through many different eyes.
Peace Has No BordersThursday, September 21, 9:30 pm - Between 1965-1973, over 50,000 Americans made their way to Canada, refusing to participate in the Vietnam War. Forty years later, Canada had another moral choice - whether to give refuge to U.S. veterans of the Iraq War. Caught between two countries, today’s war resisters fight the law, politics, and the court of public opinion for the opportunity to remain in Canada. Directed by Deb Ellis and Denis Mueller of Burlington, Vermont
September 24, 9:30 pm - This controversial and innovative documentary, directed by the Newsreel Collective including filmmaker John Douglas of Burlington, VT, filmed during the war and in North Vietnam and including footage from other Vietnamese sources, presents a unique view of the mobilization and participation of Vietnamese people committed to their country's fight against colonialism and foreign military aggression. The film will be accompanied by an interview with Douglas discussing the motivation of the filmmakers.
Films by Bess O'BrienTo purchase DVD copies of The Hungry Heart and Here Today visit www.kingdomcounty.org
The Hungry Heart
An intimate look at the often hidden world of prescription drug addiction.
A young woman travels to a rustic mountain camp, where she meets a pensive young man.
Mushers tell their dog teams to keep going past obstacles and distractions
Jack & Em
Love story about loss, and to when put yourself aside and keep pushing through.