Short Films

Short on time? Check out our collection of short films from Vermont and the surrounding region. There's a variety of fascinating local stories to explore in thirty minutes or less.

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I see Fish People

Underwater footage of fish in the streams, lakes, ponds and waterways of Vermont.

I see Fish People

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Don't Leave Me Hanging

A high-stakes game of hangman for a couple on the brink.

Don't Leave Me Hanging

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Dead End Job

An obituary writer with an uncanny knack for predicting the demise of newsworthy people.

Dead End Job

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Dino

Dino is a short portrait of Taipei noisician named Dino. 

Dino

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Eben Markowski Elephant

A 6 minute film about Vermont sculptor Eben Markowski making his life-size elephant.

Eben Markowski Elephant

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Stations

Returning from war, a soldier condemns the girl he left behind for her disloyalty.

Stations

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Organ

A man is in love with the organist at a country church.

Organ

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On By

Mushers tell their dog teams to keep going past obstacles and distractions

On By

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Guided

Profiles the gentle spirit of Maine wilderness guide Ray Reitze

Guided

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A Boat Ride

Animation about two cats on a boat. Created with paper cutouts and puppets.

A Boat Ride

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A Very Important Date

A short hand-drawn animation about two doomis trying to meet up.

A Very Important Date

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Black Canaries

Isolated, desperate, and haunted by his coal-stained birthright.

Black Canaries

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The Ill-Made Knight

When her family threatens to move, a 3rd grader take matters in to her own hands.

The Ill-Made Knight

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Stories On The Road To Proficiency

The current state of transformation unfolding in Vermont public schools.

Stories On The Road To Proficiency

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Best Day Ever: Forest Kindergartens In Vermont

Students rediscove joy and wonder through the experience of playing in nature in Vermont.

Best Day Ever: Forest Kindergartens In Vermont

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The Way Up

A backcountry ski film filmed in Vermont, New York & New Hampshire.

The Way Up

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Coding

An innovative, student-driven, curriculum at Montpelier High School teaches coding.

Coding

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In This Together

Students engage in projects about Brattleboro, Vermont history, including a podcast.

In This Together

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My Father, My Farm

A lifelong farmer receives a letter outlining harsh new realities of the dairy industry.

My Father, My Farm

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Nebi, Abenaki Ways of Knowing Water

Abenaki creation stories of Lake Champlain, and the deep connection they have with water.

Nebi, Abenaki Ways of Knowing Water

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New Hampshire Bindery

History of the New Hampshire Bindery building, a feature of downtown Concord.

New Hampshire Bindery

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Lomax

In 1941, folklorist Alan Lomax traveled to the Mississippi Delta to record an oral history

Lomax

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Built to Last

The Latchis Theatre Hotel in Brattleboro, still stands as an Art Deco building.

Built to Last

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The Cloud of Unknowing

Exploring issues of contemplation, mysticism and the quest for God.

The Cloud of Unknowing

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Big Nansen

Amateur ski jumper Cooper Dodds take a rogue flight on a historic New Hampshire ski jump.

Big Nansen

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When It Matters The Most

Climate activists march 60 miles from Middlebury to Montpelier, Vermont.

When It Matters The Most

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Gathering Time

About the time honored tradition of tapping trees. producing wood fired Maple Syrup.

Gathering Time

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Hidden Blueprints

History of a collection of wood-scrollwork that was designed and hidden in prison.

Hidden Blueprints