VTIFF selects Split/Screen films for February

Split/Screen continues in February with a Vermont International Film Festival-curated program that focuses on African-American women filmmakers, with three feature dramas and three-film shorts. The series will also include recorded conversations with the directors Natasha NGaiza and Ashley O’Shay. Tickets are $12.50 (plus fees) and available at watch.vtiff.org or middfilmfest.org. The six February films will be streamable from Feb. 19-28.   LOSING GROUND by Kathleen Collins | 1982 | Fiction  One of the firs … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Ngaiza offers different view of college race relations

Editor’s note: This letter was originally published online by the Middlebury Campus newspaper, and refers to a letter that was the subject of a story in last Thursday’s Addison Independent. On Sunday evening of June 28, the entire Middlebury College commu … (read more)

Local filmmaker’s short work selected for fests, screening online

MIDDLEBURY — A short film shot entirely in Addison County by local filmmaker Natasha Ngaiza has been officially selected to take part in two important film festivals and, because the pandemic has nixed in-person festivals, will be screened online next wee … (read more)