Vermont International Film Festival Oct 23-Nov 1

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The 2020 Vermont International Film Festival – Special events and screenings, Guests
VTIFF is pleased to announce the 2020 Vermont International Film Festival, October 23rd to November 1st. Now in its 35th year, the largest film festival in Vermont takes place virtually this year.
We will be presenting 12 films and 6 live stream discussions. This year’s festival will have a special focus on news media, reporting and journalism in a democracy. The festival’s dates this year, only a few days before the general elections, have guided the curation of the program. The festival will include both classical fiction films and contemporary documentaries, between them covering all main news media - radio, television, printed press and social media. The 6 discussions will each address a pair of films and the panelists will include filmmakers and journalists. A full list of panelists and moderators can be found on
This 10-day celebration of cinema and community takes place virtually on VTIFF’s new virtual platform, with our own Roku and AppleTV apps. The full schedule is now available online for viewing and passes purchase.. Visit for more information.
VTIFF 2019 sponsors include Wake Robin, Vermont Humanities, Grace Jones Richardson Trust, PCC (Physicians Computer Company), UVM, Northfield Savings Bank.
The Vermont International Film Foundation (VTIFF) is a cultural non-profit organization whose mission is to enrich the community and bring the world to Vermont through film. VTIFF operates year-round with monthly screenings on the last Thursday of each month, a Global Roots Film Festival in the spring as well as supporting Regional filmmakers. VTIFF celebrates its 35th anniversary in 2020. The largest program of VTIFF is the annual Vermont International Film Festival, best known for featuring groundbreaking and independent films from around the world and Vermont. The 2020 festival runs October 23rd -Nov 1 on VTIFF’s virtual portal. More information at VTIFF.ORG
Friday, October 23, 2020 - 9:00am