Indie Lens Pop-Up's The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

Event Title: 
Indie Lens Pop-Up's The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Kellogg-Hubbard Library
City, State: 
Montpelier, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Screening & discussion of Independent Len’s "The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution." "The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution" explores how more than 40 years after the Black Panther Party was founded in Oakland, California, the group, and its leadership, remain powerful and enduring figures in our popular imagination. This film weaves voices from varied perspectives who lived this story — police, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters, and detractors, those who remained loyal to the party and those who left it.

Event is free and open to the public.
 

Featured Event: 
No

Debt of Honor: Disabled Veterans in American History

Event Title: 
Debt of Honor: Disabled Veterans in American History
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Kellogg-Hubbard Library
City, State: 
Montpelier, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Screening & discussion of "Debt of Honor: Disabled Veterans in American History." Take an unflinching look at the reality of warfare and disability through interviews with prominent disabled veterans, including Representative Tammy Duckworth, former Georgia Senator Max Cleland and former Commander of Fort Belvoir, Gregory Gadson.

Event is free and open to the public.
 

Featured Event: 
No

Debt of Honor: Disabled Veterans in American History

Event Title: 
Debt of Honor: Disabled Veterans in American History
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Thursday, January 21, 2016 6:30 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Manchester Community Library
City, State: 
Manchester, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Screening & discussion of "Debt of Honor: Disabled Veterans in American History." Take an unflinching look at the reality of warfare and disability through interviews with prominent disabled veterans, including Representative Tammy Duckworth, former Georgia Senator Max Cleland and former Commander of Fort Belvoir, Gregory Gadson.

Event is free and open to the public.
 

Featured Event: 
No

Indie Lens Pop-Up's In Football We Trust

Event Title: 
Indie Lens Pop-Up's In Football We Trust
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Catamount Arts
City, State: 
St. Johnsbury, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Screening & discussion of Independent Len’s "In Football We Trust." "In Football We Trust" takes a look at how Polynesians are changing high school, college, and professional football. Their sheer physicality, speed, and agility have set new thresholds in athleticism. The film chronicles the journey of young Polynesian-American men in Utah, as they transform out of their adolescence, striving to take warrior culture to the next level — through American football. The film follows the genealogy of Polynesian football, the Utah pipeline, and the profound ways their loyalty, rituals, passion, and ferocity have changed the game and the fan base of football.

Event is free and open to the public.
 

Featured Event: 
No

Indie Lens Pop-Up's In Football We Trust

Event Title: 
Indie Lens Pop-Up's In Football We Trust
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Kellogg-Hubbard Library
City, State: 
Montpelier, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

"Screening & discussion of Independent Len’s "In Football We Trust." "In Football We Trust" takes a look at how Polynesians are changing high school, college, and professional football. Their sheer physicality, speed, and agility have set new thresholds in athleticism. The film chronicles the journey of young Polynesian-American men in Utah, as they transform out of their adolescence, striving to take warrior culture to the next level — through American football. The film follows the genealogy of Polynesian football, the Utah pipeline, and the profound ways their loyalty, rituals, passion, and ferocity have changed the game and the fan base of football.

Event is free and open to the public."
 

Featured Event: 
No

Indie Lens Pop-Up's The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

Event Title: 
Indie Lens Pop-Up's The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Brattelboro Union High School Multipurpose Room
City, State: 
Brattleboro, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

"Screening & discussion of Independent Len’s "The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution." "The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution" explores how more than 40 years after the Black Panther Party was founded in Oakland, California, the group, and its leadership, remain powerful and enduring figures in our popular imagination. This film weaves voices from varied perspectives who lived this story — police, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters, and detractors, those who remained loyal to the party and those who left it.

Event is free and open to the public."
 

Featured Event: 
No

Top Stories of 2015 for Journalists

Top Stories of 2015

Below are the nominations for the top stories of the year as reported on Vermont This Week. 

Please rank up to 10 of YOUR TOP HEADLINES in importance from highest (#1) through lowest (#10).

The deadline is midnight Dec 15th!

Final results will be announced here.

Thanks.

  • Current date: Mon, 01/16/2017 - 12:15pm
  • Opening date: Mon, 12/07/2015 - 3:48pm
  • Closing date: Tue, 12/15/2015 - 5:30pm
8 out of 8 eligible voters cast their ballot
Results:
  1. Bernie Sanders defies odds, runs strong for President (131 points)
  2. Shumlin won’t seek 4th term; others scramble to replace him (129 points)
  3. DCF shootings roil Vermont (123 points)
  4. Vermont passes school consolidation measure (118 points)
  5. Senator McAllister arrested; refuses to resign (101 points)
  6. Health Connect continues to be plagued by setbacks, costs (71 points)
  7. Shap Smith withdraws from governor’s race (56 points)
  8. Private Company to buy Keurig Green Mountain for $14B (45 points)
  9. Vermont Gas Cancels Phase 2 Pipeline (42 points)
  10. Legislature approves water quality bill to reduce pollution (40 points)
  11. EPA, State agree on pollution agreement for Lake Champlain (38 points)
  12. Vaccination philosophical exemption repealed (37 points)
  13. Sorrell won’t run for Attorney General, Donovan will (34 points)
  14. State passes limited gun control measure (32 points)
  15. AMTRAK Vermonter crashes in Northfield (29 points)
  16. New York State fugitive manhunt expands across region (28 points)
  17. GlobalFoundries completes IBM acquisition (26 points)
This decision is currently closed.

Board of Directors Meeting

Event Title: 
Board of Directors Conference Call
Date: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 10:30 am
Event Image: 
Location: 
Vermont PBS Conference Room
Address: 
204 Ethan Allen Ave
City, State: 
Colchester
Source: 
Board of Directors
Description: 

The Board of Directors will meet in Executive Session to discuss proprietary contractual matters.

Featured Event: 
No

America Reframed/POV's A Self-Made Man

Date: 
Friday, December 4, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Sterling College
Address: 
Simpson Hall
City, State: 
Craftsbury Common, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

As part of the Let's Talk: Conversation Through Film series, The Art House, Sterling College & Vermont PBS are presenting a screening & discussion of America ReFramed’s/POV’s "A Self-Made Man." "A Self-Made Man" takes a candid look at what it means to be transgender, focuses on children coming to grips with their own sexual nonconformity.  The film examines the complicated dynamics of transition from multiple perspectives.

Let's Talk is a film series started by The Art House, in partnership with Vermont PBS. Every month we provide free documentaries followed by facilitated conversations. Panelists will be invited to speak on issues such as: Health, Safety, Loss, Identity and Social Justice. 

Event is free and open to the public.

Featured Event: 
No

Downton Abbey Events

Headline: 
Downton Abbey gala finale event!
Body: 

March 6 marks the end of an era, as Downton Abbey draws the curtain on its final episode. Join us as we give the series a proper send-off at a gala finale event!

Image: 
Start Date: 
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
End Date: 
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Order (Weight): 
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Sponsored by Freedom and Unity: The Vermont Movie. If you are a Vermont filmmaker working on a film that was shot in, or includes a Vermont theme, visit thevermontmovie.com for info and eligibility. Deadline is Feb.15, 2017.

 

 

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