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Vino Vérité

Film. Wine. Truth. Vino Vérité presented by Bread Garden Market and Little Village is a series featuring talented new voices and established masters of vérité filmmaking in person to present their thought-provoking, chance-taking, and visually-arresting films.

Previous Screenings

ACASA, MY HOME

2020 / Romania + / Radu Ciorniciuc

Virtual Vino Verite returns with this stunning cinematic exploration of an impoverished family living on the fringes of society in Romania, fighting for their own version of freedom.

BLOODY NOSE, EMPTY POCKETS

2020 / USA / Bill & Turner Ross

Our first Vino Vérité of 2020 challenges our conceptions of observational documentary. The Ross Brothers fabricate an elegy to a Vegas dive bar from real world pieces populated by actual characters—eliciting authentic experience from creative construct.

MIDNIGHT FAMILY

2019 / / Luke Lorentzen

Our fourth season continues with a high-stakes thrill ride through Mexico City’s wealthiest neighborhoods, where the Ochoa family runs a private ambulance, competing with other for-profit EMTs for patients in need of urgent help.

ANBESSA

2019 / Ethiopia + / Mo Scarpelli

Our fourth season continues with our first selection filmed in Africa. Director Mo Scarpelli’s creative exploration of a 10-year-old boy-“a young lion”-coming of age in a quickly changing Ethiopia.

WELL GROOMED

2019 / USA / Rebecca Stern

The first selection of our fourth season comes directly from its world premiere at SXSW to Iowa City. Director Rebecca Stern’s feature debut is a heartening and humorous look at the Technicolor world of championship creative dog grooming that casts new (rainbow-colored) light on our definitions of art.