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STOWE

Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center

Oct. 28: 5 p.m. Spooky Silents: A Silent Film Halloween with the Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra. Three silent films (Charlie Chaplin, Laurel and Hardy, Buster Keaton) with original historic orchestral scores. Come in costume for parade and prizes. $25 to $35. 122 Hourglass Drive, Stowe Mountain Resort. 760-4634, sprucepeakarts.org.


BURLINGTON

Food Week of Action: ‘Modified”

Oct. 19: 4:15 p.m. Award-winning documentary of mother-daughter investigative journey into the world of genetically modified foods. Q&A with film director, NOFA-VT staff, David Zuckerman, organic farmer and lieutenant governor of Vermont. Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center, 60 Lake St. modifiedthefilm.com.

2018 Vermont International Film Festival and NEQ Regional Film Showcase

Oct. 18 to 28: 33rd annual.

  • Opening Night Film

Oct. 19: 7 p.m. “Woman at War,” veteran Icelandic filmmaker Benedikt Erlingsson. Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center – Film House, 60 Lake St. vtiff.org/events/woman-at-war.

Festival information: vtiff.org/festival; vtiff.org/festival/attending-filmmakers-2018


COLCHESTER

Bakuretsu Con

Oct. 19 and 20: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Oct. 21: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Celebration of Japanese anime (animated shows like Pokemon) and culture. Panels, voice actors, workshops, games, crafts, cosplay. Hampton Inn Convention Center, 42 Lower Mountain Road. 234-1389, pr@bakuretsucon.org.


CRAFTSBURY COMMON

Craftsbury Public Library

Oct. 28: 7 p.m. Film “Look and See,” life and work of Wendell Berry, writer, farmer, activist. Ned Houston, Professor Emeritus, Sterling College, leads discussion following the film. 12 Church Lane. 586-9683, craftsburylibrary@gmail.com.


HARDWICK

'Coming Home'

Oct. 23: 7 p.m. Documentary directed by Bess O’Brien. Five Vermonters return from prison to their communities; focus on the innovative CoSA (Circle of Support and Accountability) program. Free; donations welcome. Hazen Union HS, 126 Hazen Union Drive. kingdomcounty.org.


MONTPELIER

'Coming Home'

Oct. 18: 7 p.m. Documentary directed by Bess O’Brien. Five Vermonters return from prison to their communities; focus on the innovative CoSA (Circle of Support and Accountability) program. Free; donations welcome. Savoy Theatre, 26 Main St. kingdomcounty.org.

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