MY COUSIN RACHEL

, | 2017 | 106 minutes | | ,
Directed by Roger Michell

Thursday December 01, 2016,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Roger Michell
Rachel Weisz, Sam Claflin, Iain Glen, Holliday Grainger

A dark romance, MY COUSIN RACHEL tells the story of a young Englishman who plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.

2017 DOC WEEK: TICKLING GIANTS

, | 2016 | 111 mins. | |
Directed by Sara Taksler

Thursday August 03, 2017, 7:30 PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Sara Taksler

Bassem Youssef, Jon Stewart

Director Sara Taksler will be joining us via Skype for a Q&A after the film TICKLING GIANTS tells the story of Dr. Bassem Youssef, the “Egyptian Jon Stewart”, who decides to leave his job as a heart surgeon and become a late-night comedian. The movie is about how he finds creative, non-violent…

MEGAN LEAVEY

| 2017 | 116 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite

Saturday June 24, 2017, 5:30pm (Capawock)
Sunday June 25, 2017, 6:00pm (Strand)
Monday June 26, 2017, 7:00pm (Capawock)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite

MEGAN LEAVEY is based on the true life story of a young marine corporal (Kate Mara) whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq. When she is assigned to clean up the K9 unit after a disciplinary hearing, Leavey identifies with a…

IT COMES AT NIGHT

| 2017 | 91 minutes | | ,
Directed by Trey Edward Shults

Wednesday June 28, 2017, 7:30pm (Strand)
Thursday June 29, 2017, 8:00pm (Capawock),

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Trey Edward Shults

Joel Edgerton, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Riley Keough

Imagine the end of the world. Now imagine something worse. Award-winning filmmaker Trey Edward Shults follows his incredible debut feature KRISHA with IT COMES AT NIGHT, a horror film following a man (Joel Edgerton) as he learns that the evil stalking his family home may be only a prelude to horrors that…

BENDING THE ARC

| 2017 | 102 mins. | |
Directed by Kief Davidson & Pedro Kos

Wednesday July 19, 2017,
SPECIAL EVENT
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Directed by Kief Davidson & Pedro Kos

Paul Farmer, Ophelia Dahl, Jim Yong Kim

Thirty years ago, a group of improbable heroes came together on a mission that was both medical and moral, and, by everyone’s estimation other than their own, highly unlikely to succeed. Their goal was simple but daring: to make high quality healthcare available to everyone, even in the world’s poorest countries. Fighting…

2017 DOC WEEK: DATELINE-SAIGON

| 2016 | 95 mins. | | , ,
Directed by Thomas D. Herman

Friday August 04, 2017,
SPECIAL EVENT
$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Thomas D. Herman

Narrated by Sam Waterston

Special Guest: Director Thomas D. Herman will join us for a discussion of the film. DATELINE-SAIGON profiles five Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists — The New York Times’s David Halberstam; The Associated Press’s Malcolm Browne, Peter Arnett, and the legendary photojournalist Horst Faas; and United Press International’s Neil Sheehan. With all the high-stakes drama…

THE HOUSE

| 2017 | 88 minutes | |
Directed by Andrew J. Cohen

Friday June 30, 2017, 8:00pm (Strand)
Saturday July 01, 2017, 6:00pm (Capawock), 8:30pm (Strand)
Sunday July 02, 2017, 8:30pm (Strand)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Andrew J. Cohen

After losing their college fund, Scott (Will Ferrell) and Kate (Amy Poehler) must figure out a way to earn some cash so their daughter (Ryan Simpkins) can go to school. With help from their neighbor Frank (Jason Mantzoukas), the couple start an underground casino in the basement of their house. As the…

THE BIG SICK

| 2017 | 119 mins. | | ,
Directed by Michael Showalter

Friday June 30, 2017, 7:30PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member
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Directed by Michael Showalter

Starring Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Ray Romano

Based on the real-life courtship between Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, THE BIG SICK tells the story of Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail (Nanjiani), who connects with grad student Emily (Kazan) after one of his standup sets. However, what they thought would be just a one-night stand blossoms into the real thing,…

DESPICABLE ME 3

| 2017 | 90 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Kyle Balda and Pierre Coffin

Friday June 30, 2017, 5:30pm (Capawock)
Saturday July 01, 2017, 3:30pm (Strand)
Sunday July 02, 2017, 4:00pm (Strand)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Kyle Balda and Pierre Coffin
Screen Play by Ken Dario and Cinco Paul

Starring Jenny Slate, Kristen Wiig, Steve Carell

Gru (Steve Carell) faces off against Balthazar Bratt (Trey Parker), a former child star who has grown up to become obsessed with the character that he played in the ’80s, and gets into some sibling rivalry when he meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team…

47 METERS DOWN

| 2017 | 89 minutes | | ,
Directed by Johannes Roberts

Saturday June 24, 2017, 8:30pm (Strand)
Sunday June 25, 2017, 8:30pm (Strand)
Tuesday June 27, 2017, 7:00pm (Capawock)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Johannes Roberts

Starring Mandy Moore, Claire Holt, Matthew Modine, and Yani Gellman

Two sisters vacationing in Mexico are trapped in a shark cage at the bottom of the ocean. With less than an hour of oxygen left and great white sharks circling nearby, they must fight to survive.

CARS 3

| 2017 | 109 mins. | | , ,
Directed by Brian Fee

Friday June 30, 2017, 5:30pm (Strand)
Saturday July 01, 2017, 3:30pm (Capawock)
Sunday July 02, 2017, 4:00pm (Capawock)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Brian Fee

Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Chris Cooper

Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician, Cruz Ramirez (voice of Cristela Alonzo), with her own plan…

AUTOMATIC AT SEA

, | 2016 | 88 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Matthew Lessner
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Sunday July 30, 2017, 6:00PM ,
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$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Matthew Lessner
Produced by David Henry Gerson, Vanessa Gazy, Beatrice von Schwerin

Starring: Breeda Wool
David Henry Gerson
Livia Hiselius
Evan Louison
Malia Scharf

On a whim, Eve (a young Swedish traveler) accepts an invitation from Peter (a wealthy heir) to vacation on his family’s private island off the coast of New England. As a series of unexpected delays prevent other guests from arriving, Eve discovers that she has little in common with the increasingly erratic…

Wednesday August 23, 2017, 7:30pm,
MEMBER EVENT
SPECIAL EVENT
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John Maloof, Charlie Siskel

A mysterious nanny, who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that were hidden in storage lockers and discovered decades later, is now considered among the 20th century’s greatest photographers. Maier’s strange and riveting life and art are revealed through never before seen photographs, films, and interviews with dozens who thought they knew her. An…

Tuesday August 08, 2017, 7:30 PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
Pricing TBD*
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Directed by James Lapine

Starring:

Stephanie J. Block
Christian Borle
Andrew Rannells
Anthony Rosenthal
Tracie Thoms
Brandon Uranowitz
Betsy Wolfe

We are very excited to host James Lapine and his musical FALSETTOS captured live from Lincoln Center. James Lapine is an American stage director, filmmaker, playwright, screenwriter, and librettist. He has been nominated for twelve Tony Awards winning on three occasions and has received five Drama Desk Awards and the Pulitzer Prize. In 2011, he was…

2017 DOC WEEK: CITY OF GHOSTS

| 2017 | 90 mins. | |
Directed by Matthew Heineman

Wednesday August 02, 2017, 7:30 pm,
SPECIAL EVENT
$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Matthew Heineman

Director Matthew Heineman will join us via Skype after the screening for a Q&A discussion of the film CITY OF GHOSTS is a documentary that follows the efforts of “Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently,” a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014. With deeply…

2017 DOC WEEK: I AM ANOTHER YOU

, | 2017 | 80 mins. | |
Directed by Nanfu Wang
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Tuesday August 01, 2017, 7:30pm,
SPECIAL EVENT
$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Nanfu Wang

Director Nanfu Wang will join us after the film for a Q&A discussion. When Chinese filmmaker Nanfu Wang first came to America, Florida seemed like an exotic frontier full of theme parks, prehistoric swamp creatures, and sunburned denizens. As she travels wide-eyed from one city to another, she encounters Dylan, a charismatic…

2017 DOC WEEK: I AM JANE DOE

| 2017 | 99 mins. | |
Directed by Mary Mazzio

Monday July 31, 2017, 7:30PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Mary Mazzio

Narrated by Jessica Chastain

The film will be accompanied by a panel discussion featuring director Mary Mazzio, Yiota Souras, and more. I Am Jane Doe chronicles the epic battle that several American mothers are waging on behalf of their middle-school daughters, victims of sex trafficking on Backpage.com, the classified advertising website that for years was part…

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Sunday August 06, 2017, 1:00pm,
Free Admission
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Join Mr. Bunni, a door-to-door vegetable salesman, as he journeys beneath the earth, into the sea, and even to outer space in search of carrot customers. Will he ever sell enough to please his boss? Or will his new friends teach him a valuable lesson about being true to himself? This imaginative…

Special Event: I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO

, | 2017 | 93 minutes | |
Directed by Raoul Peck

Tuesday July 11, 2017, 7:30pm,
SPECIAL EVENT
$15 General Admission, $12 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Raoul Peck

Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson

The Martha’a Vineyard NAACP and the MV Film Society are presenting I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO to be followed by a discussion and book signing with Jessica B. Harris, author of “My Soul Looks Back: A Memoir” In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House….

PARIS CAN WAIT

, | 2016 | 92 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Eleanor Coppola

Tuesday June 27, 2017, 7:30 PM (Film Center)
Thursday June 29, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center),

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Eleanor Coppola

Diane Lane, Alec Baldwin, Arnaud Viard

Anne (Diane Lane) is at a crossroads in her life. Married to a successful but inattentive movie producer (Alec Baldwin), she unexpectedly finds herself taking a car trip from Cannes to Paris with her husband’s business associate (Arnaud Viard). What should be a seven-hour drive turns into a carefree two-day adventure replete…

THE BEGUILED

| 2017 | 94 minutes | | ,
Directed by Sofia Coppola

Friday June 30, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center)
Saturday July 01, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center)
Sunday July 02, 2017, 7:30pm (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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Directed by Sofia Coppola

Kirsten Dunst, Nicole Kidman, Elle Fanning

THE BEGUILED is an atmospheric thriller from acclaimed writer/director Sofia Coppola. The story unfolds during the Civil War, at a Southern girls’ boarding school. Its sheltered young women take in an injured enemy soldier. As they provide refuge and tend to his wounds, the house is taken over with sexual tension and dangerous…

WONDER WOMAN

| 2017 | 141 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Patty Jenkins

Tuesday June 27, 2017, 7:30pm (Strand)
Wednesday June 28, 2017, 7:00pm (Capawock)
Thursday June 29, 2017, 5:30pm (Strand)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Patty Jenkins

Gal Gadot, David Thewlis, Robin Wright

Before she was Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, Diana meets an American pilot (Chris Pine) who tells her about the massive conflict that’s raging in the outside world. Convinced that she can stop the…

BEATRIZ AT DINNER

, | 2017 | 83 minutes | | ,
Directed by Miguel Arteta

Friday July 07, 2017, 7:30 PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Miguel Arteta

Salma Hayek, John Lithgow, Connie Britton

Beatriz (Salma Hayek), an immigrant from a poor town in Mexico, has drawn on her innate kindness to build a career as a health practitioner in Los Angeles. Doug Strutt (John Lithgow) is a cutthroat, self-satisfied billionaire. When these two opposites meet at a dinner party, their worlds collide and neither will…

OBIT

| 2017 | 93 minutes | |
Directed by Vanessa Gould

Wednesday June 28, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Vanessa Gould

There are only a handful of editorial obituary writers in the world, and none are better than at The Times, where obits have become some of the best writing in journalism. Documentary storytelling in print. First drafts of contemporary history. Mirrors of life’s great variety, humor and pathos. Neatly framed vignettes of…

AN ORDINARY MAN

2017 | 90 minutes | |
Directed by Brad Silberling
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Monday July 17, 2017, 7:30pm,
SPECIAL EVENT
$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Brad Silberling
Ben Kingsley, Hera Hilmar, Peter Serafinowicz

Writer/Director Brad Silberling will join us for a Q&A! The life of a fugitive war criminal takes a turn for the unexpected in An Ordinary Man.  After years of hiding in plain sight following the brutal Balkan wars, a man known only as the General, ferried nightly from couch to couch by…

The AfroDixieRemixes: A Martha’s Vineyard Listening Session

| 2017 | 120 Minutes | |
Directed by John Sims
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Monday August 21, 2017, 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 John Sims

Multi-media artist and producer John Sims will be coming to the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center to present The AfroDixieRemixes: Martha’s Vineyard Session, August 21, 2017, at 7:30 PM.  This listening session presents the song Dixie – the de-facto anthem of the Confederacy, as you have never heard it before- by way of…

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Wednesday July 26, 2017, 7:30pm
Wednesday August 16, 2017, 7:30pm,

SPECIAL EVENT
$15 General Admission, $12 MVFS or MVM Member (must show MVM card at door),
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Discussion throughout the short film segments with Tom Dunlop & John Wilson. We are excited to collaborate with the Vineyard Gazette to offer this historic program to you.  The Historic Movies of Martha’s Vineyard project, a pioneering and award-winning effort of the Vineyard Gazette, presents films shot on the Vineyard dating back almost one…

JAWS

| 1975 | 130 Minutes | | , ,
Directed by Steven Spielberg


Friday June 16, 2017, 3:00pm (Capawock Theater)
Friday June 23, 2017, 3:00pm (Capawock Theater)

$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 Steven Spielberg

Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss

Fridays, all summer long! Directed by Academy Award® winner Steven Spielberg, JAWS set the standard for edge-of-your seat suspense quickly becoming a cultural phenomenon and forever changing the movie industry. When the seaside community of Amity finds itself under attack by a dangerous great white shark, the town’s chief of police (Roy…

THE HERO

| 2017 | 93 minutes | | ,
Directed by Brett Haley

Monday July 03, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center)
Wednesday July 05, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center)
Friday July 07, 2017, 7:30pm (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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Directed by Brett Haley

Sam Elliott, Laura Prepon, Krysten Ritter, Nick Offerman, Katharine Ross, Barbara Scolaro

Lee Hayden (Sam Elliott) is an aging Western icon with a golden voice, but his best performances are decades behind him. He spends his days reliving old glories and smoking too much weed with his former-co-star-turned-dealer, Jeremy (Nick Offerman), until a surprise cancer diagnosis brings his priorities into sharp focus. He soon…

Tuesday August 15, 2017, 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 Clennon L. King

Civil Rights icon and long-time PBS and NPR correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault will host the screening, introduce Roxbury-based filmmaker Clennon L. King before the film, and afterwards moderate a post-screening discussion on race and history. In addition to King, joining Hunter-Gault for the conversation and Q&A will be St. Augustine (Fla.) Civil Rights…

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Monday August 07, 2017, 1:00 to 5:00pm
Tuesday August 08, 2017
Wednesday August 09, 2017,

Cost will be $250 for the week.
Sign up online now, or contact Minah Worley at minah@mvfilmsociety.com or Michelle Vivian at michelle@mvtv.org

August 7-11, 2017, 1-5pm at Featherstone Center for the Arts MV Film Society Movie Premiere on August 14th! Campers will learn various video techniques such as video camera use, interviewing skills, musical video, creating public service announcements, and editing of video content.  The camp will meet each day at Featherstone’s campus and…

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$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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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…