Film Groups Join Forces In Burlington

Feb 27, 2014

Film fans in the Burlington area heard some welcome news last week.

The Burlington Film Society has partnered with the Vermont International Film Foundation, in the hopes of cultivating Vermont’s film culture.

Ford says the BFS will benefit from teaming with a professional non-profit organization, rather than having to rely on volunteer support.

He says the Film Foundation, which presents the annual Burlington International Film Festival,  will be a great boon to the Film Society's weekly screenings at the Main Street Landing.

Ford believes that audiences have grown used to home viewing, but can be drawn back to theaters by creative marketing and presentation.

He says that membership will strengthen the ability to present what he calls "Community Cinema" year-round.