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2019 CineSLAM Vermont LGBT Short Film Festival

Vermont’s 12th Annual Gay Film Festival Closes June Pride Month

Opening Night at Brattleboro’s Latchis Theater @ 6:00pm, Friday, June 28, 2019

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Stonewall: The Making of a Monument

Ever since the 1969 riots on the streets outside New York City’s Stonewall Inn, LGBTQ communities have gathered there to express their joy, their anger, their pain and their power. A New York Times Op-Docs film. From Director Cheryl Furjanic, whose award-winning last film, BACK ON BOARD: GREG LOUGANIS, screened on HBO, following a successful festival run, including CineSLAM and Pride of the Ocean.

Getting Started

CineSLAM is so honored to be screening GETTING STARTED, the  latest dramatic film from the award-winning documentary filmmaker Andrea Meyerson, who also founded Women on a Roll, a lesbian travel group and longtime partner and friend of Pride of the Ocean.

Transgender, at War and In Love

Fiona Dawson was commissioned by The New York Times to direct the short opinion documentary “Transgender, at War and in Love,” with co-producers Gabe Silverman and Jamie Coughlin of SideXSide Studios. This “op doc” became one of the The Times’ most viewed, Fiona was awarded by The White House as an “LGBT Artist Champion of Change”.

From Trauma to Activism

Steven F. Dansky: Activist, writer, and photographer for more than fifty years, now a documentary filmmaker, unpacks LGBTQ history with narratives from audacious pathfinders and gay liberationists; dykes and lesbian separatists; and radical fairies and queens.

 

Above is just a sampling of the films that will be screening at this year’s Vermont LGBT Short Film Festival. Those films and others will be screened on June 28th with a pride cake and sparkling cider intermission.

All attendees of the CineSLAM Film Festival must be 18 years of age or older. Be advised that while CineSLAM does not accept pornographic films, some of our submissions may contain adult situations and nudity, so please do not bring minors.  Thank you for your patience and understanding in following these guidelines.

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Benefit Screening of Gilda Radner Documentary at Latchis Theater on Aug 3rd

Workshopped by the film’s director, Lisa D’Apolito, at the Kopkind/CID filmmakers seminars in Guilford Gorgeous and Stuff Top Shoes for Walking, Vermont in 2017, please join us for a benefit screening of “Love, Gilda. The Eternal Spirit of Gilda Radner” on Friday, August 3, 2018 at 6:30pm in the Latchis Theater during Gallery Walk in downtown Brattleboro.

“Love, Gilda” was the opening film at the Tribeca Film Festival this past Spring and is this screening is sure to sell-out, so please purchase your tickets below to avoid disappointment.


“Love, Gilda” Benefit Film Screening




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Box Office Now Open for CineSLAM 2018!

2018 CineSLAM Vermont LGBT Short Film Festival

Vermont’s 11th Annual Gay Film Festival Closes June Pride Month

Opening Night at Brattleboro’s Latchis Theater @ 4:30pm, Saturday, June 30, 2018

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Author Allen Young will be reading an excerpt from his new book, “left gay & green, a writer’s life” on the day of his 77th birthday, so join us for birthday cake during intermission and to wish Allen a happy birthday!

We are proud to be presenting the theatrical premiere of “The Fathers Project” from filmmaker Leo Herrera, which imagines what the world might be like today, had AIDS never happened.

An official selection at the Frameline Film Festival, “Out Here” is a documentary about the hearts and hard work of queer farmers in the United States made by local Green Mountain Crossroads board member, Jonah Mossberg.

Spearheaded by Green Mountain Crossroads Executive Director, HB Lozito, is an oral history project about The Andrew’s Inn, which was a gay disco, bar, hotel, restaurant, co-counseling site, and community space on the Square in downtown Bellows Falls, Vermont from 1973-1984.

Above is just a sampling of the films that will be screening at this year’s Vermont LGBT Short Film Festival. Those films and others will be screened on June 30th with a pride cake and sparkling cider intermission.

All attendees of the CineSLAM Film Festival must be 18 years of age or older. Be advised that while CineSLAM does not accept pornographic films, some of our submissions may contain adult situations and nudity, so please do not bring minors.  Thank you for your patience and understanding in following these guidelines.

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Box Office Now Open for CineSLAM 2017

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Vermont’s 12th Annual Gay Film Festival Closes June Pride Month

Opening Night at Brattleboro’s Latchis Theater @ 5:00pm, Saturday, June 17, 2017

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Above is just a sampling of the films that will be screening at this year’s Vermont LGBT Short Film Festival. Those films and others will be screened on June 17th with a pride cake and sparkling cider intermission.

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Later that evening, Andrew’s Inn Dance Party! – The Andrew’s Inn was Bellows Falls’ gay disco 40 years ago, the only place in Vermont where the LGBTQ community could gather with one another. Revisit the heyday of this experience to dance, reconnect and remember during Southern Vermont Pride Weekend in the former Windham Hotel building, downtown Bellows Falls! A Partnership Around Pride event hosted by Green Mountain Crossroads, Rockingham Arts & Museum Project and Vermont Performance Lab. ONLY 125 TICKETS AVAILABLE! Click on the Ticket link below to purchase your dance tickets.
To reserve your pre-show dinner table in the event area (32 seats available), call Popolo at 802-460-7676.

Click Here for Andrews Inn Dance Party Tickets

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Please Note: 

All attendees of the CineSLAM Film Festival must be 18 years of age or older. Be advised that while CineSLAM does not accept pornographic films, some of our submissions may contain adult situations and nudity, so please do not bring minors.  Thank you for your patience and understanding in following these guidelines.

 

The program guide for CineSLAM 2017, including scheduled films, is located below.

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Box Office Now Open for CineSLAM 2016

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2016 CineSLAM Vermont LGBT Short Film Festival

Vermont’s 11th Annual Gay Film Festival Closes June Pride Month

Opening Night at Brattleboro’s Latchis Theater @ 7:00pm, Friday June 24, 2016

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Above is just a sampling of the films that will be screening at this year’s Vermont LGBT Short Film Festival. Those films and others will be screened on June 24th with a pride cake and sparkling cider intermission.

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The following day, on Saturday, June 25, 2016, don’t forget to head over to the Vermont Performance Lab’s 10th Anniversary Party Under the Stars at 8pm in Guilford, VT. Click on the link below to learn more.

Party Under the Stars

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Please Note: 

All attendees of the CineSLAM Film Festival must be 18 years of age or older. Be advised that while CineSLAM does not accept pornographic films, some of our submissions may contain adult situations and nudity, so please do not bring minors.  Thank you for your patience and understanding in following these guidelines.

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Attention Filmmakers: 2017 Open Call for CID/CineSLAM Film Festival & Workshop Applications

Call for short film Submission and Application to CineSLAM, Vermont’s Short Film Festival (Vermont, June 2017) and CineSLAM Film Slam Workshops (takes place on Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas®, Fort Lauderdale to Eastern Caribbean, March 4-12, 2017).

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(left to right) LETTER TO ANITA Producer Kelly Watson, Subject Ronni Sanlo, Film Director Andrea Meyerson, and Festival Director John Scagliotti at the Pride of the Ocean Film Festival

Application deadline is October 15, 2016

To be accepted to the CineSLAM workshop a short film must be submitted and accepted by the CineSLAM Film Festival (click here for details)

This will be our 10th CineSLAM Workshop for emerging filmmakers of LGBT films that takes place during Pride of the Ocean’s LGBT Film festival on the High Seas (March 4-12, 2017).

We accept 8 filmmakers who are awarded a merit scholarship, which covers cabin and board on the Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas® and partial travel grant to embarkation city, Fort Lauderdale.

For full application details and submission of a film for the CineSLAM Workshops on board the Norwegian Epicand Film Festival in Vermont, visit www.cineslam.com
for more information about Pride of the Ocean Film Festival on the High Seas visit www.prideoftheocean.com.

The CineSLAM Workshops are facilitated and sponsored by the Kopkind Colony (www.kopkind.org)and the Center for Independent Documentary (www.documentaries.org)
Our Programmer is John Scagliotti, Administrator of the Kopkind Colony, and Facilitator Susi Walsh, Executive Director of the  Center for Independent Documentary.

Merit scholarships are provided in part by a grant from the Center for Independent Documentary and the Chessie Foundation.

Application Fee for Workshop which also includes submission fee for Film Festival is  $25

While there is a desire for diversity for our program there is no requirement that the filmmaker be LGBT.

Short films are eclectic and can be documentary, narrative, animation or web series. A short film for submission needs to be 15 minutes or less.  (Feature length or television documentaries in production or even finished can submit a short version of 10 minutes or less).  We prefer workshop material for our Film Slams to be material in production, but finished material may also be accepted.

We look forward to reviewing your submissions,
John Scagliotti
Program Director
CineSLAM Film Festival

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Attention Filmmakers: 2016 Open Call for CID/CineSLAM Film Festival & Workshop Applications

Call for short film Submission and Application to CineSLAM, Vermont’s Short Film Festival (Vermont, June 2016) and CineSLAM Film Slam Workshops (takes place on Norwegian Epic, Barcelona to Western Mediterranean, June 5-12, 2016).

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Cheryl Furjanic, Director of BACK ON BOARD: GREG LOUGANIS, speaking at the Pride of the Ocean Film Festival

Application deadline is December 15, 2015

To be accepted to the CineSLAM workshop a short film must be submitted and accepted by the CineSLAM Film Festival (click here for details)

This will be our 9th CineSLAM Workshop for emerging filmmakers of LGBT films that takes place during Pride of the Ocean’s LGBT Film festival on the High Seas(June 5-12, 2016).

We accept 8 filmmakers who are awarded a merit scholarship, which covers cabin and board on the Norwegian Epic and partial travel grant to embarkation city, Barcelona.

For full application details and submission of a film for the CineSLAM Workshops on board the Norwegian Epicand Film Festival in Vermont, visit www.cineslam.com
for more information about Pride of the Ocean Film Festival on the High Seas visit www.prideoftheocean.com.

The CineSLAM Workshops are facilitated and sponsored by the Kopkind Colony (www.kopkind.org)and the Center for Independent Documentary (www.documentaries.org)
Our Programmer is John Scagliotti, Administrator of the Kopkind Colony, and Facilitator Susi Walsh, Executive Director of the  Center for Independent Documentary.

Merit scholarships are provided in part by a grant from the Center for Independent Documentary and the Chessie Foundation.

Application Fee for Workshop which also includes submission fee for Film Festival is  $25

While there is a desire for diversity for our program there is no requirement that the filmmaker be LGBT.

Short films are eclectic and can be documentary, narrative, animation or web series. A short film for submission needs to be 15 minutes or less.  (Feature length or television documentaries in production or even finished can submit a short version of 10 minutes or less).  We prefer workshop material for our Film Slams to be material in production, but finished material may also be accepted.

We look forward to reviewing your submissions,
John Scagliotti
Program Director
CineSLAM Film Festival

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It’s easy to make your reservation for CineSLAM 2015, June 19th and 20th

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Be part of the Pride Action taking place in Southern Vermont.  You can reserve and buy your CineSLAM Tickets  here, or click on Reserve Your Seat

Friday, June 19th, CineSLAM Short films start at 7pm with a “Pride Cake” Intermission at the Latchis Theater on Main Street in Brattleboro.

Following the films will be The Brattleboro Pride Experience. https://www.facebook.com/brattleboroprideexperience

Saturday, June 20th.. off to the Organ Barn in Guilford (2pm)  for more great films and live performace by Carmelita Tropicana and a Italian Picnic is included.  Co-sponsor Vermont Performance Lab.    If you need directions to the Organ Barn in Guilford, email John Scagliotti  stonewal@sover.net

 

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Partnership Around Pride

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VPL, Green Mountain Crossroads and CineSLAM
join forces to produce a celebration of queerness, diversity, creativity and social justice 
June 19-21, 2015

Brattleboro & Guilford, VT – Vermont Performance Lab (VPL) has announced that it will be teaming up with two local LGBTQ organizations to produce a full weekend of activities and events as part of the annual Pride Weekend, June 19-21 in Southern Vermont. In partnership with Green Mountain Crossroads and CineSLAM – Vermont’s LGBT Film Festival, VPL will bring performance art icon Carmelita Tropicana and filmmaker Ela Troyano to Vermont to be one of the highlights of Pride Weekend in Vermont. During the festivities, CineSLAM will screen Troyano’s film “Your Kunst is Your Waffen” (“Your Art is Your Weapon”) as part of the 7th Annual CineSLAM Film Festival. On Saturday and Sunday the artists will participate in an afternoon artist talk and Italian–style picnic at the Tree Frog farm in Guilford, and offer a “Writing and Performing Autobiography” workshop to teens and adults.

In making this announcement Sara Coffey of Vermont Performance Lab remarked, “Our partners help ground VPL artists and projects in our community. The partnership with CineSLAM and Green Mountain Crossroads is very special as it is a wonderful example of how three organizations can come together to create a series of events that celebrate diversity and foster dialogue and tolerance in our community around LGBTQ and social justice issues.”

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