THEEB

, , , | 2015 | 100 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Naji Abu Nowar

Wednesday February 17, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Naji Abu Nowar
JACIR EIL AL-HWIETAT

1916. While war rages in the Ottoman Empire, Hussein raises his younger brother Theeb (“Wolf”) in a traditional Bedouin community that is isolated by the vast, unforgiving desert. The brothers’ quiet existence is suddenly interrupted when a British Army officer and his guide ask Hussein to escort them to a water well…

45 YEARS

| 2015 | 93 minutes | | ,
Directed by Andrew Haigh

Saturday February 13, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)
Sunday February 14, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center)
Thursday February 18, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member
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Directed by Andrew Haigh

CHARLOTTE RAMPLING, TOM COURTENAY

There is just one week until Kate Mercer’s forty-fifth wedding anniversary and the planning for the party is going well. But then a letter arrives for her husband. The body of his first love has been discovered, frozen and preserved in the icy glaciers of the Swiss Alps. By the time the…

MUSTANG

| 2015 | 97 minutes | |
Directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven

Saturday February 06, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)
Sunday February 07, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center)
Friday February 12, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven

GÜNEŞ ŞENSOY

Early summer in a village in Northern Turkey. Five free-spirited teenaged sisters splash about on the beach with their male classmates. Though their games are merely innocent fun, a neighbor passes by and reports what she considers to be illicit behavior to the girls’ family. The family overreacts, removing all “instruments of…

THE FINEST HOURS

| 2016 | 109 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Craig Gillespie

Thursday February 11, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center),
SPECIAL EVENT
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Craig Gillespie

CHRIS PINE, CASEY AFFLECK, BEN FOSTER, HOLLIDAY GRAINGER, JOHN ORTIZ, ERIC BANA

A heroic action-thriller, THE FINEST HOURS is the remarkable true story of the greatest small boat rescue in Coast Guard history. The film will transport audiences to the heart of the action, creating a fully-immersive cinematic experience on an epic scale. On February 18, 1952, a massive nor’easter struck New England, pummeling towns…

IN THE HEART OF THE SEA with Matthew Stackpole

| 2015 | 121 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Ron Howard

Saturday February 13, 2016, 4:00PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Ron Howard

CHRIS HEMSWORTH, BENJAMIN WALKER, CILLIAN MURPHY, TOM HOLLAND, BEN WHISHAW, BRENDAN GLEESON

SPECIAL SCREENING IN COLLABORATION WITH SAIL MV, TO BENEFIT THEIR PROGRAMMING. In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s…

OPERA IN CINEMA: LA DAMNATION DE FAUST

| 140 minutes
Directed by Alvis Hermanis. Conducted by Philippe Jordan.

Sunday April 17, 2016, 12:00PM (Film Center),
$20 General Admission, $17 Member,
$10 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Alvis Hermanis. Conducted by Philippe Jordan.

JONAS KAUFMANN, SOPHIE KOCH, BRYN TERFEL, EDWIN CROSSLEY-MERCER, SOPHIE CLAISSE

Sung in French. “This marvellous book fascinated me from the very beginning. I could not put it down. I read it incessantly, during meals, in the theatre, in the street, everywhere.” And so it was, following the composer’s discovery of Faust Part One in 1828 that Goethe joined Virgil and Shakespeare to…

OPERA IN CINEMA: MOVIMIENTOS and SUITE FLAMENCA

| 118 minutes,
Directed by Hugo Pérez de la Pica | Antonio Gades. Choreographed by Maite Chico | Antonio Gades | Cristina Hoyos.

Sunday March 20, 2016, 12:00PM (Film Center),
$20 General Admission, $17 Member,
$10 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Hugo Pérez de la Pica | Antonio Gades. Choreographed by Maite Chico | Antonio Gades | Cristina Hoyos.

ANTONIO GADES COMPANY

MOVIMIENTOS: Danzar al aire español After the huge success of Movimientos: La danza de la punta al tacón, Antonio Gades Fundation comes back to Teatro Real with a new production for all audiences. Movimientos: Danzar al Aire Español. An educational approach to the different disciplines that Spanish core dance includes: the bolero…

OPERA IN CINEMA: LE NOZZE DI FIGARO

| 190 minutes | |
Directed by Sven-Eric Bechtolf. Conducted by Franz Welser-Möst

Sunday February 21, 2016, 12:00PM (Film Center),
$20 General Admission, $17 Member,
$10 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Sven-Eric Bechtolf. Conducted by Franz Welser-Möst

ERWIN SCHROTT, MICHAEL VOLLE, MALIN HARTELIUS, MARTINA JANKOVÁ, JUDITH SCHMID

Sung in Italian. Mozart and da Ponte’s very first collaboration resulted in a masterpiece –LE NOZZE DI FIGARO– that represents a highlight in the entire history of opera. In his stage play on which the opera is based, Beaumarchais broached the topic of the class struggle between the Count and his servant…

New York Film Critics Series Premiere: TUMBLEDOWN

| 2015 | 105 minutes | | ,
Directed by Sean Mewshaw

Wednesday February 10, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
SPECIAL EVENT
SPECIAL PRICING: $20 General Admission, $18 Member
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Directed by Sean Mewshaw

JASON SUDEIKIS, REBECCA HALL, DIANNA AGRON, JOE MANGANIELLO

Post-screening simulcast Q&A with Jason Sudeikis, Rebecca Hall, & Blythe Danner. Pop culture scholar Andrew (Jason Sudeikis) comes to Maine to interview Hannah (Rebecca Hall), the protective widow of an acclaimed singer. When the unlikely pair strike a deal to co-write a biography, Andrew finds himself clashing with a cast of locals,…

Thursday February 11, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member
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Catch all of this year’s Oscar nominated short films before the 88th Annual Academy Awards telecast on Sunday, February 28, 2016! And the winners are?… Once again, the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society is proud to present this nationally-touring program highlighting all of the Live Action, Animated, and Documentary Short Films that received…

Friday February 12, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center)
Friday February 19, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center),

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
Buy tickets at Film Center or online now

Catch all of this year’s Oscar nominated short films before the 88th Annual Academy Awards telecast on Sunday, February 28, 2016! And the winners are?… Once again, the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society is proud to present this nationally-touring program highlighting all of the Live Action, Animated, and Documentary Short Films that received…

Thursday February 18, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Catch all of this year’s Oscar nominated short films before the 88th Annual Academy Awards telecast on Sunday, February 28, 2016! And the winners are?… Once again, the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society is proud to present this nationally-touring program highlighting all of the Live Action, Animated, and Documentary Short Films that received…

SON OF SAUL

| 2015 | 107 minutes | | ,
Directed by László Nemes

Friday February 26, 2016, 7:30PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by László Nemes

GÉZA RÖHRIG

In this searing drama, a concentration camp inmate tasked with burning the dead discovers the body of his young son, and must choose between participating in the clandestine uprising being planned among the prisoners, or securing a proper Jewish burial for his child.

THE LADY IN THE VAN

| 2015 | 104 minutes | | ,
Directed by Nicholas Hytner

Friday February 19, 2016, 7:30PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Nicholas Hytner

MAGGIE SMITH, ALEX JENNINGS, JIM BROADBENT, FRANCES DE LA TOUR, ROGER ALLAM

This film tells the true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who ‘temporarily’ parked her van in Bennett’s London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years.

oscars

Sunday February 28, 2016, 7:00PM (Red Carpet Arrivals), 8:30PM (Ceremony Starts),
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SPECIAL EVENT
Advanced Purchase: $25 General Admission, $20 Member. At the Door: $30 for all.
Doors Open for admissions at 6:30PM. Buy tickets at Film Center door or online now. Reservations Recommended.

Celebrate the 88th Academy Awards telecast, hosted by Chris Rock, among friends and other film lovers at the the MV Film Center. Enjoy light food, desserts, and beverages during the red carpet arrivals beginning at 7PM, get your photo taken with a real Oscar, and fill out your Oscar predictions ballot before the…

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  Click below for a PDF download of 2015 Festival Film Schedule 2015 Festival Film Schedule   The entire festival program is now available as a supplement in the MV Times newspaper (September 4th) and at various locations around the island. You can also drop by the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center to…