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DAY 1:   Opening Night Friday, May 21

Opening Night is FREE & open to the public in Lyman Point Park, White River Junction, VT (no RSVP required).

All films & livestream events will also be available online May 21-30.
Rain date Friday, May 28 – check wrif.org for updates
~6:45pm Live music by Rob Oxford & friends
Bring a picnic blanket & dinner or buy a savory Piecemeal Pie at Lyman Park and settle in for the evening
7:30pm  WRIF Nora Jacobson Award, granted to Jennifer Maytorena Taylor
The festival kicks off with Nora Jacobson as WRIF celebratrs inspirational Vermont women filmmakers & the return of our spring film festival, followed immediately by…
8:30pm  FOR THE LOVE OF RUTLAND
FREE outdoor screening (also available online May 21-30)
Directed by Jennifer Maytorena Taylor  (Vermont, 2020, documentary, 92 mins)
As her blue-collar city struggles to emerge from the opioid epidemic and gets caught up in battles over change, identity, and self-mythology, For the Love of Rutland follows the story of Stacie Griffin – a remarkable and resilient woman who lives in the toughest neighborhood of the heroin-battered town of Rutland, Vermont.
Presented with community partner Rights & Democracy Vermont 
Sunday, May 23 at 5 pm  LIVESTREAM FILMMAKER Q&A: 
Jennifer Maytorena Taylor & Cast  in conversation via Zoom with Gerd Gemünden, film professor & WRIF board member.  Free and open to the public. 

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