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This June, connect with our environment by watching these four local productions pertaining to our relationship with nature.
Negotiating With Nature
A film about our relationship with the natural world. With a widening disconnect with nature shaping our lives and in a high tech world that is constantly changing, the garden still has an important role in a sustainable future.
Wind: A Struggle for the Character of Vermont
A rapid transition to clean energy is imperative for the future of our climate. But how to make that transition in a way that respects ecosystems, communities, and local democracy? In this documentary, Vermont filmmaker Mark Cline Lucey explores this important question through Vermont's turbulent experience with ridgeline wind energy.
Preview - The Lake Effect. Coming Jun 21
Coming June 21 - Amidst the rising threat of cyanobacteria (commonly known as blue-green algae) in our water bodies which has dominated local news coverage, Vermont filmmakers, father and daughter Jim and Jackie Heltz set out to investigate the possible link between exposure to neurotoxins found in cyanobacteria and the onset of sporadic cases of the terminal disease, ALS.
A Living Memorial - The NH State Veterans Cemetery
The New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery is a hidden treasure in the town of Boscawen. Its pristine grounds and serene setting make it a place of great pride for NH veterans and their families. The story of the cemetery is told through poignant interviews of the creators, the builders, the managers and most particularly, through the personal experience of one Gold Star family.
The Longest Game
Meet Hal, 87; Charlie, 87 and Maurie, 87. Three of a group of friends who gather every day at one p.m. in the village of Dorset, Vermont to play a game called "paddle tennis". They have been playing together for years. The Longest Game explores the joys of friendship and inevitability of change. Our time on the earth is fleeting, how do we make the best of it?
Frog Hollow Green Mountain Artisans - 2 Potters
Jeremy Ayers (Waterbury) and Jennifer Ranz (Greensboro) are potters tied to structures related to their family histories. These structures, in turn tie them to their communities in unique and different ways, allowing them the freedom to create their distinctive ceramic works.
Frog Hollow Green Mountain Artisans - Georgia and Robin
Georgia Landau (Barre) and Robin Kent (Brandon) are two artists, each with a unique approach and perspective to their given mediums. Working in clay and wood respectively they use the human form as a departure point to develop a visual narrative that employs humor in documenting our everyday tasks..
Made Here: QuébecOur Made Here series headed north of the border in April with four more films Québécois from the National Film Board of Canada. Part of the series Made Here: Québec: Films from the National Film Board of Canada in partnership with RETN.
Québec: The Invisible Nation
Exploring how the Algonquin people once lived in harmony with the vast territory they occupied, and how the balance was upset when the Europeans arrived in the 16th century.
Québec: Museum in the City
We visit the Montréal Museum of Fine Arts. This exploration takes us behind the scenes at the institution and looks back over its 150-year history.
Québec: Where I'm From
An intimate chronicle that unfolds in the working-class neighborhood of Verdun
Québec - The Lumberfros
Working as brush cutters, 21st-century lumberjacks discover Québec's boreal forest.
Champlain College Student Showcase - Spring 2018
A selection of current work from students in the television and film programs at Champlain College. 2 annual showcases will offer a look at contemporary subjects and offer a peek inside the mind of students in Vermont and their learning process.
Isolated, desperate, and haunted by his coal-stained birthright, Father continues his daily descent into the accursed Maple mine—even after it has crippled his ancestors and blinded his youngest son. Set in 1907 and based on director Jesse Kreitzer’s own coalmining ancestry, Black Canaries is a powerful meditation on patrimony, loyalty, and love.
No.7 On The List
A Boat Ride
Animation about two cats on a boat. Created with paper cutouts and puppets.
A Very Important Date
A short hand-drawn animation about two doomis trying to meet up.