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MH logo overlaying green map of new england with text MADE HERE FILM FESTIVAL 2024

Opening Night

April 10 | 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm

110 minutes of short films. Pay-as-you-can! A portion of all donations are shared with the filmmakers.

Burlington Beer Company | 180 Flynn Ave, Burlington, VT

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Cedar O'Dowd | 8:21 |VT

*Made Here Fund Awardee*

A trans man heals from surgery. Live action narrative blends with experimental animation.


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The Migrant Body | Paula Gil Higa, Cal Hopwood | 12 | VT

An examination of human migration and motives for individual displacement through the creative lens of PH Dance’s Artistic Director, Paula Higa, deriving from her personal experience as a dual citizen of Brazil and the United States.


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Stillpoint | John Killacky | 3:05 | VT

*Jury Honorable Mention*
A visual poem rumination on living with chronic pain.


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M. T. Nestor | John Schlag | 16:38 | VT

*Jury Honorable Mention*
An android has trouble accepting the loss of his owner, until he finds a way to give her a new life. A humorous, subtle and – surprisingly – a human tale.
*East Coast Premiere*


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Grafton | Bryan Santiago | 26:06 | VT

*Jury Honorable Mention*
A psychological thriller about a woman who gets lost on the interstate and stumbles upon a small town where she reluctantly assumes the identity of someone else.


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Love of the Land | Travis Van Alstyne | 8:38 | VT

*Made Here Fund Awardee*
A short animated film based on the true and tragic story of VT farmer Romaine Tenney.


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Connected | Chad Ervin | 35:34 | VT

Vermont’s Grassroots Effort for Rural Broadband.


This free festival is made possible with support from...


National Life Group logo
Hotel Vermont logo
John M. Bissell Foundation, Inc. logo
Quebec logo
DELTA Hotels logo
PCC Pediatric EHR Solutions logo
Northfield Savings Bank logo
South Side Inn logo
Driven Studio B Corp logo
Lake Champlain Chocolates
maine public film series logo
Media Factory logo
Twincraft Skincasre logo
Vermont Production Collective logo
Vermont Creative Network logo
City Market logo