In Jest

In Jest

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“Makes Groucho Marx look serious.”

—Times Argus            

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A film by Jay Craven (1999)
Based on a script written collectively by forty-one Vermont teens
Starring Bill Raymond, Rusty DeWees, Tantoo Cardinal, John Griesmer, and an ensemble of teen actors.

IN JEST tells the story of a gaggle of small-town teens scrambling against all odds to stage their “bizotic” school play, which advocates vegetarianism through its “mild” theme of cannibalism. Around the bend, adult mentors navigate their respective mid-life crises, hunt a suspected horde of invading skunks, and prepare for a crucial school bond vote that may well determine the future of not only the school, but the town itself.



For communities, towns, cities, institutions, private libraries, and state agencies that want to show the film to a public audience. Any time you are showing this film outside the confines of your institution you must buy the rights to a community screening.  The director and members from the movie are also available to travel to your town and be part of a Q and A after the screening. To inquire and book a screening Click HERE.

For private screenings (in your living room). No public screening rights are given with purchase of personal use DVD. This price is not for organizations/schools or institutions. 

For public libraries only. Private colleges and universities must buy the educational package.