The 8th Annual
Brattleboro Film Festival
November 1-10, 2019
The 8th Annual Brattleboro Film Festival will take place from Friday, November 1 through Sunday, November 10, 2019 at the historic Latchis Theatre in the heart of downtown Brattleboro, Vermont. We will present films from the U.S. and around the world that inform, challenge, entertain and inspire, emphasizing viewpoints and characters often unseen in mainstream media. We invite you to join us!
2019 Best in Fest
Encore screening on Sunday, November 10, 7:30pm
2019 David Charles Rodrigues 100 min USA doc
Led by Conductor Dr. Tim Seelig and joined by The Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir; the Gay Chorus decide to tour the South to bring a message of music, love and acceptance to communities and individuals confronting intolerance in hopes of uniting folks by the soaring power of music, humanity and a little drag.
Encore screening on Sunday, November 10, 5:30pm
2019 Ben Masters 97 min USA doc
Five friends set out on an adventure to document the borderlands and explore the potential impacts of a wall on the natural environment, but as the wilderness gives way to the more populated and heavily trafficked Lower Rio Grande Valley, they come face-to-face with the human side of the immigration debate and enter uncharted emotional waters.
Encore Screening on Sunday, November 10, 3:00pm
2019 Peter Nelson 92 min USA doc
The many challenges the beekeepers and their bees face en route to farms reveal flaws to our chemically dependent agriculture system. We also meet farmers, scientists, chefs and academics along the way to give a broad perspective about the threats to honey bees, what it means to our food security and how we can improve it.
Encore screening on Sunday, November 10, 1:00pm
2019 Ken Loach 102 min UK drama
A hard-up delivery driver and his wife struggle to get by in modern-day England. Ricky and his family have been fighting an uphill struggle against debt since the 2008 financial crash. An opportunity appears with a shiny new van and a chance at self-employment. It's hard work, and his wife's job as a caregiver is no easier. When both are pulled in different directions everything comes to a breaking point. Nominee for the Palm d’Or award at Cannes FF.