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Celebrate The Powerful Influence of Place in This Years Award Winning Film Series at Billings Farm & Museum

Feb 02, 2016 03:13PM ● By Kirsten Gehlbach
Inspired by the surrounding countryside, the Woodstock Vermont Film Series transports viewers to distinctive cultures and destinations that share a strong sense of place. Through the medium of cinematography, Billings Farm & Museum invites you to celebrate the diversity and joy of humanity and the powerful influence of place in our lives. Seats fill quickly, so purchase tickets in advance: (802) 457-2355 or at www.billingsfarm.org/filmfest.

February 20 at 3pm and 5pm: Russian Ark (Russia, 2002, 99 min., NR) Cannes Film Festival: Palme d’Or nomination, plus an additional 11 wins and 10 nominations. A 19th century French aristocrat, notorious for his scathing memoirs about life in Russia, travels through the Russian State Hermitage Museum and encounters historical figures from the last 200+ years; this film features 2000 actors.

March 5 at 3pm and 5pm: Tangerines (Estonia, 2013, 87 min., some subtitles.) Academy Awards: Best Foreign Language Film nomination, plus an additional 11 wins and six nominations. Humanity is the theme of this Oscar-nominated drama in which an elderly Estonian man opens his home and his heart to two rival “children of death”—a Chechen mercenary and a Georgian soldier.

March 19 at 3pm and 5pm: Antarctica: A Year on Ice (New Zealand, 2013, 91 min., PG.) Calgary International Film Festival: Best International Documentary and People’s Choice Award, plus an additional 18 wins and two nominations. A visually stunning chronicle of what it is like to live in Antarctica for a full year including winter, isolated from the rest of the world and enduring months of darkness in the coldest place on Earth.

March 26 at 5pm: Keep on Keepin’ On (US, 2014, 84 min., R.) Tribeca Film Festival: Audience Award and Best New Documentary Director, plus an additional five wins and seven nominations. A documentary that follows jazz legend Clark Terry for four years to document the mentorship between Terry and 23-year-old blind piano prodigy Justin Kauflin as the young man prepares to compete in an elite, international competition.

Tickets: (802) 457-2355

Billings Farm & Museum Members:

Adults: 16 & up: $98 for 15-film package or $9 per film

Children: 3–15: $5 per film

Non-Members:

Adults: 16 & up: $132 for 15-film package or $11 per film

Children: 3–15: $6 per film

Tickets may be purchased as a 15-film package or individually and are available by advance purchase or at the door, if seating permits.

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6th Annual Woodstock Film Series at Billings Farm & Musuem

February 20 at 3pm and 5pm: Russian Ark March 5 at 3pm and 5pm: Tangerines March 19 at 3pm and 5pm: Antarctica: A Year on Ice March 26 at 5pm: Keep on Keepin’ On Read More » 


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