Annual White River Indie Film Festival
Kicks off Friday, April 27th with the area premier of "Amigo" by indie film giant John Sayles and closes Sunday, April 29th with a party at the Main Street Museum.
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Log onto www.wrif.org for more information on the White River Indie Film Festival.
Here's a sneak peak of the weekend schedule!
Friday Evening (4/27):
-- Indie pioneers John Sayles & Maggie Renzi bring their new film AMIGO for area premiere at WRIF gala benefit. They'll be around during the weekend to participate in panels and John will be reading from his new novel! Meet and greet this fascinating pair.
-- MILL & THE CROSS -- Bruegel painting comes to life, literally. Stunning cinematic magic.
-- RETURNING FIRE -- Culture jammers wage peace inside violent video games.
-- WE’RE NOT BROKE -- Corporate tax dodgers vs. the Occupiers.
-- PEARL and BRIEF REUNION -- Short & feature, both shot in Upper Valley. Filmmakers Dan Butler, Richard Waterhouse; Ben Silberfarb, Jon Daschbach. Beautiful films. One touching; one a spooky thriller.
-- HIPSTERS -- Crazy, comrade, crazy! Soviet jazz kids underground in ‘50s Russia.
-- W.A.R.: !WOMEN ART REVOLUTION -- Stunning 40-year chronicle of feminist art & more.
-- SONS OF TENNESSEE WILLIAMS -- WRJ’s own Matt Bucy shot this doc about the oldest gay Mardi Gras crew in NOLA. (Followed by a live-band dance party. Laissez les bons temps rouler!)
-- LOCAL FILMMAKERS’ BRUNCH -- Nosh & watch. Bagels & films. New works. Made fresh right here.
-- ATOMIC STATES OF AMERICA -- Living in the nuclear world with (among many others) Vermont Yankee, your neighbor.
-- HASTA LA VISTA -- A trio of young guys hits the road to... yep, get laid. You won’t expect who these dudes are & what they have to offer.
-- FREEDOM & UNITY: THE VERMONT MOVIE -- Sneak preview of a collaborative film about Vermont, instigated by Norwich filmmaker Nora Jacobson, and including the work of more than 40 Vermont filmmakers.
-- WRIF WRAP PARTY -- Our usual festival farewell at the Main St. Museum. A fun finale.