Ophelia

Monday July 27, 2015, 7:30PM
Tuesday July 28, 2015, 7:30PM,

SPECIAL EVENT
$25 General Admission, $20 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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AUDEN THORNTON, JENNY ALLEN

Kay Matschullat (adaptor/director) sees HAMLET as Shakespeare’s horror play.  Like in the best horror movies–NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD or NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET– reality is warped by some force and brings on the chaos that reveals the violence just under the surface of daily life. In HAMLET, the ghost crosses the membrane…

Thursday June 25, 2015, 7:30PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$30 General Admission, $25 MVFS Member, $15 for youth age 14 or under
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Directed by Lon Chaney and Rupert Julian

LON CHANEY, MARY PHILBIN, NORMAN KERRY

Lon Chaney’s iconic portrayal of a horribly disfigured composer who leads a menacing existence in the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera House. Seeking the love of a beautiful young prima donna, he kidnaps her and holds her hostage in his lair. This very special screening will feature live accompaniment by the Berklee…

Tuesday May 12, 2015, 7:30PM,
$20 General Admission, $18 Member
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Directed by Amy Berg

DIANE LANE, ELIZABETH BANKS, DAKOTA FANNING, DANIELLE MACDONALD

EVERY SECRET THING is a psychological crime thriller produced byAcademy Award-winning actress Frances McDormand (FARGO). Directed by Amy J. Berg (DELIVER US FROM EVIL, WEST OF MEMPHIS) and written by Nicole Holofcener (FRIENDS WITH MONEY, ENOUGH SAID), it is based on a 2004 novel of the same name by New York Times best-selling…

WHILE WE’RE YOUNG

2015 | 94 minutes | | ,
Directed by Noah Boaumbach

Friday April 24, 2015, 4:00PM
Saturday April 25, 2015, 7:30PM
Sunday April 26, 2015, 4:00PM

$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 Noah Boaumbach

BEN STILLER, NAOMI WATTS, AMANDA SEYFRIED, ADAM DRIVER

Noah Boaumbach’s comedy WHILE WE’RE YOUNG stars Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as Josh and Cornelia, a childless New York married couple in their mid-forties. As their other friends all start having children, the couple gravitates toward a young hipster couple named Jamie (Adam Driver) and Darby (Amanda Seyfried). He’s an aspiring…

Thursday May 21, 2015, 7:30 PM
Sunday May 24, 2015, 4:00 PM,

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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Narrated by PIERCE BROSNAN

Join us for a light reception beginning at 6:30 PM in the Film Center lobby. SPECIAL GUEST: Producer/Director Jacques Perrin WINGED MIGRATION co-directors Jacques Cluzaud and Jacques Perrin re-team for this documentary exploring the many mysteries of our planet’s oceans. Almost three-quarters of the earth’s surface is covered by oceans, yet strangely…

Nature as Inspiration: WINGED MIGRATION

| 2003 | 85 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Jacques Perrin

Friday May 22, 2015, 7:30PM,
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 Jacques Perrin

SPECIAL GUEST: Producer/Director Jacques Perrin Long one of France’s most respected producers and actors, Jacques Perrin has more recently had a highly successful career creating films about nature, including LE PEUPLE SINGE (monkeys) and MICROCOSMOS (insects) and set in exotic locales (HIMALAYA). Now with this film Perrin takes on his greatest challenge…

Nature as Inspiration: MICROCOSMOS

| 1996 | 77 minutes | | ,
Directed by Claude Nuridsany, Marie Pérennou

Saturday May 23, 2015, 4:00PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Claude Nuridsany, Marie Pérennou
Produced by Jacques Perrin

SPECIAL GUEST: Producer Jacques Perrin Explore the wonders of the insect world as never before possible as the filmmakers who took you in a trip through the clouds in WINGED MIGRATION take you on a magical journey underground in this feature that will captivate audiences both young and old. Specially designed cameras…

Sunday May 24, 2015, 7:30PM,
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 Eric Valli
Produced by Jacques Perrin

THILEN LHONDUP, GURGON KYAP

Set in the mountains of Tibet near Nepal, this film begins with mountaineer Karma (Gurgon Kyap) returning from a long journey with bad news: the son of Tinle (Thilen Lhondup), the village leader, died in the midst of the trek, leaving behind a wife, Pema (Lhapka Tsamchoe), and a son, Pasang (Karma…

Nature as Inspiration: SEASONS (North American Premiere)

| 2015 | | ,
Directed by Jacques Perrin & Jacques Cluzaud
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Saturday May 23, 2015, 7:30 PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
(Included in ticket price for A NIGHT ON EARTH)
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Jacques Perrin & Jacques Cluzaud

Join for a pre-movie reception beginning at 6:30 PM in our film center lobby. Live piano music.  SPECIAL GUEST: Producer/Director Jacques Perrin will present selective clips from his new un-released film SEASONS after the screening of A NIGHT ON EARTH — North American Premiere A poetic chronicle of Europe over the past…

Classic Film Night: XALA

| 1975 | 123 minutes | |
Directed by Ousmane Sembène

Wednesday May 06, 2015, 7:30PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Ousmane Sembène

THIERNO LEYE, SEUNE SAMB, DOUTA SECK, YOUNOUSSE SÈYE, FATIM DIAGNE, MYRIAM NIANG

Impotence (XALA) is a Sengalese social comedy, filmed in the Wolof language. A rich, corrupt business executive marries for the third time for the express purpose of getting his name in the papers. After a disappointing wedding night, the businessman discovers that he’s impotent. As he goes through a series of “cures”…

Classic Film Night: ERASERHEAD

1977 | 89 minutes | | ,
Directed by David Lynch

Wednesday April 29, 2015, 7:30pm,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by David Lynch

JACK NANCE, CHARLOTTE STEWART, JUDITH ANNA ROBERTS, LAUREL NEAR, JACK FISK

Henry (John Nance) resides alone in a bleak apartment surrounded by industrial gloom. When he discovers that an earlier fling with Mary X (Charlotte Stewart) left her pregnant, he marries the expectant mother and has her move in with him. Things take a decidedly strange turn when the couple’s baby turns out…

WILD TALES

| 2015 | 115 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Damián Szifron

Friday April 24, 2015, 7:30PM
Saturday April 25, 2015, 4:00PM
Sunday April 26, 2015, 7:30PM

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Damián Szifron

RITA CORTES, RICARDO DARÍN, DARÍO GRANDINETTI, OSCAR MARTÍNEZ, ÉRICA RIVAS, LEONARDO SBARAGLIA

Spanish with English Subtitles Inequality, injustice and the demands of the world we live in cause stress and depression for many people. Some of them, however, explode. This is a movie about those people. Vulnerable in the face of a reality that shifts and suddenly turns unpredictable, the characters of WILD TALES…

THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING

, | 2014 | 123 mins | | , ,
Directed by James Marsh

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$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by James Marsh
Written by Anthony McCarten

Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Tom Prior

Starring Eddie Redmayne (“Les Misérables”) and Felicity Jones (“The Amazing Spider-Man 2″), this is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis…

OPERA in cinema: RIGOLETTO

| 2014 | 129 minutes | |
Stefano Vizioli
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Sunday May 10, 2015, 12pm,
SPECIAL EVENT
$20 General Admission, $18 Member,
$15 child age 14 or younger
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Stefano Vizioli
Conductor: Massimo Zanetti

Leo Nucci | Nino Machaidze
Francesco Demuro | Marco Spotti

Presentation Considered one of Giuseppe Verdi’s greatest accomplishments, Rigoletto continues to enthrall audiences worldwide with its tragic plot and famous arias. One of the most popular arias of all time, “La donna e’ mobile,” is so catchy that prior to Rigoletto’s premiere in Venice of 1851, Verdi swore the tenor to secrecy,…

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$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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  Click below for a PDF download of 2014 Festival Film Schedule 2014 Festival Film Schedule   The entire festival program is now available as a supplement in the MV Times newspaper (August 28th) and at various locations around the island. You can also drop by the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center to…

Monday April 27, 2015
Tuesday April 28, 2015,

No Film Tonight
Film Center is Closed on Monday and Tuesday