May 03, 2022 /
The Vero Beach Film Festival is back with Films, Food and Fine Wines to celebrate the Fifth Festival, June 9-12, 2022, all around Vero Beach.
Tickets are now on sale on the Film Festival’s new website, vbfilmfest.org.
The weekend event, ranked among the Top 100 Film Festivals in the world and hailed as “The New Summer Sundance,” will continue its mission of pairing talented filmmakers with curious audiences seeking new voices and fresh perspectives.
“We have chosen 75 films from more than 250 that were submitted to us this year, “ said David Yakir, president of the festival board. “We are especially excited to bring films that played at the Sundance, Tribeca and World Cannes Film Festivals right here to Vero Beach.”
“CALENDAR GIRLS” — Premiered at the Sundance Film Festival : Florida’s most dedicated dance team for women over 60, shaking up the outdated image of “the little old lady” and calling for everyone to dance their hearts out, while they still can.
“THE TERRITORY” — Premiered at the Sundance Film Festival: A network of Brazilian farmers seizes a protected area of the Amazon rainforest, while a young Indigenous leader and his mentor must fight back to defend their land. Executive Producer Darren Aronofsky (“The Swan” and “The Wrestler”). “BLIND AMBITION” — Official selection at the Tribeca Film Festival: Four friends conquer the odds to become South Africa’s top sommeliers, after escaping starvation and tyranny in their homeland of Zimbabwe.
“DELIVERING HOPE” — Winner at the Cannes World Film Festival: Kevin Kline tries to raise awareness for children battling cancer by becoming the first person to run Alaska’s treacherous Dalton Highway in winter – but it turns out to be much more than he bargained for.
There will be a film that was nominated for an Academy Award:
“FEELING THROUGH” — This coming of age story follows a homeless teen, and his encounter with a DeafBlind man who needs help getting home in the middle of the night. More