In honor of Martin Luther King Jr., the 15h annual MountainTop Film Festival once again oﬀers a diverse program of documentary and dramatic films and special events, addressing social and environmental issues from around the world. With growing concerns regarding human and civil rights and in a continued eﬀort to make the Vermont community an epicenter of awareness and social engagement, the MountainTop Film Festival strives to make people’s voices and stories heard through film and discussion to further eﬀorts of education and involvement.
This year’s program will feature a total of 11 films as well as special events in the week of January 12-18, 2018 at the Big Picture Theater, in Waitsfield, VT.
Some of the films include Ai Wei Wei’s new film on the global refugee crisis HUMAN FLOW, Jeﬀ Orlowski’s film CHASING CORAL, CROWN HEIGHTS - a real life drama about wrongful incarceration, and the dramatic film of three Muslim women struggling to find their identity in BAR BAHAR - IN BETWEEN.
Along with the films, the festival program has oﬀers a chance to meet and talk to filmmakers, activist, and scholars that are involved in furthering civil rights and environmental causes around the world.