20TH CENTURY WOMEN

| 2017 | 118 minutes | | ,
Directed by Mike Mills

Friday January 27, 2017,
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Directed by Mike Mills
Annette Bening, Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig, Lucas Jade Zumann, Billy Crudup

During the summer of 1979, a Santa Barbara single mom and boardinghouse landlord (Annette Bening) decides the best way she can parent her teenage son (Lucas Jade Zumann) is to enlist her young tenants – a quirky punk photographer (Greta Gerwig), a mellow handyman (Billy Crudup) and her son’s shrewd best friend…

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Friday February 10, 2017,
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For the 12th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on Feb. 10th. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with…

LION

| 2016 | 120 minutes | |
Directed by Garth Davis

Thursday January 19, 2017, 4:00PM
Sunday January 22, 2017, 4:00PM,

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Directed by Garth Davis

Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, David Wenham, Nicole Kidman, Abhishek Bharate, Divian Ladwa, Priyanka Bose, Deepti Naval, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Sunny Pawar

Five-year-old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of Kilometers across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty-five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary…

NERUDA

, , , , | 2016 | 107 minutes | | ,
Directed by Pablo Larraín

Friday February 17, 2017,
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Directed by Pablo Larraín

Gael García Bernal, Luis Gnecco, Mercedes Morán

An investigator launches a search for Pablo Neruda, a Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, who became a fugitive in his own country for his Communist leanings during the 1940s.

Friday January 20, 2017, 7:30PM
Saturday January 21, 2017, 7:30PM
Wednesday January 25, 2017, 4:00PM

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Directed by Ted Melfi

Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons

The Film Society, in collaboration with SCIENCE ON SCREEN grant program will be presenting a special showing of HIDDEN FIGURES on January 26 with special guest.  Look for more details soon.   As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group…

TONI ERDMANN

, , | 2016 | 162 minutes | | ,
Directed by Maren Ade

Friday February 17, 2017,
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Directed by Maren Ade
Peter Simonischek, Sandra Hüller, Michael Wittenborn, Thomas Loibl, Trystan Pütter, Hadewych Minis, Lucy Russell, Ingrid Bisu, Vlad Ivanov, Victoria Cocias

Winfried doesn’t see much of his working daughter Ines. The suddenly student-less music teacher decides to surprise her with a visit after the death of his old dog. It’s an awkward move because serious career woman Ines is working on an important project as a corporate strategist in Bucharest. The geographical change…

LA LA LAND

| 2016 | 128 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Damien Chazelle

Friday January 27, 2017, 7:30PM,
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Directed by Damien Chazelle

Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, John Legend, Rosemarie DeWitt

Written and directed by Academy Award (R) nominee Damien Chazelle, LA LA LAND tells the story of Mia [Emma Stone], an aspiring actress, and Sebastian [Ryan Gosling], a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern day…

JACKIE

, , | 2016 | 95 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Pablo Larraín

Friday January 20, 2017, 4:00pm
Saturday January 21, 2017, 1:00pm
Sunday January 22, 2017, 7:30pm

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Directed by Pablo Larraín

Natalie Portman, Greta Gerwig, Peter Sarsgaard, Max Casella, Beth Grant, Billy Crudup, Richard E. Grant, John Hurt

JACKIE is a searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (Natalie Portman). JACKIE places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband’s assassination. Known for her extraordinary…

OPERA: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

2017 | 100 minutes | | , ,
Composer Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Choreographer George Balanchine, Conductor Simon Hewett
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Sunday May 21, 2017, 1:00PM,
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Composer Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Choreographer George Balanchine, Conductor Simon Hewett

Numerous choreographers have delved into Shakespeare to find dramatic material for their ballets, beginning with Jean-Georges Noverre, an ardent defender of the “action ballet” and Marius Petipa, who was the first to use Mendelssohn’s stage music. George Balanchine, who also loved the score, would prove no exception. In 1962 he created his…

OPERA: THE ABDUCTION FROM THE SERAGLIO

2014 | 180 minutes | | , ,
Conductor Philippe Jordan, Director Zabou Breitman

Sunday March 12, 2017, 12:00PM,
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Conductor Philippe Jordan, Director Zabou Breitman

Jürgen Maurer, Erin Morley, Anna Prohaska, Bernard Richter, Paul Schweinester, Lars Woldt

Sung in German. Die Entführung aus dem Serail was the first grand opera in the German language to be constructed as a Singspiel, the German theatrical form in which spoken and sung text alternate. At a period when the influence of the Ottoman Empire on its Austrian neighbor lent a certain Turkish…

Sunday April 23, 2017, 12:00PM,
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“I’ve no talent for life.” Just married. Bored already. Hedda longs to be free… Hedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already in trouble. Trapped but determined, Hedda tries to control those around her, only to see her own world unravel. Tony Award-winning director Ivo van…

NT LIVE: NO MAN’S LAND

2016 | 150 minutes | |
Directed by Sean Mathias

Sunday February 19, 2017, 1:00PM,
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Directed by Sean Mathias
Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Owen Teale, Damien Molony

Following their hit run on Broadway, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the West End stage in Harold Pinter’s NO MAN’S LAND, broadcast live to cinemas from Wyndham’s Theatre, London.  One summer’s evening, two aging writers, Hirst and Spooner, meet in a Hampstead pub and continue their drinking into the night at Hirst’s stately house nearby.  As the…

EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT

| 2015 | 123 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Ciro Guerra

Wednesday April 19, 2017,
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Directed by Ciro Guerra

JAN BIJVOET, NILBIO TORRES, ANTONIO BOLÍVAR

EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT is a 2015 Colombian adventure drama film directed by Ciro Guerra. The film won the Art Cinema Award in the Directors’ Spotlight section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival and it is nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards. The film tells two…

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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…