THE FOUNDER

| 2017 | 115 minutes | |
Directed by John Lee Hancock

Friday March 31, 2017, 7:30pm
Saturday April 01, 2017, 4:00pm
Sunday April 02, 2017, 7:30pm

$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 Lee Hancock
Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Linda Cardellini, Patrick Wilson, B. J. Novak, Laura Dern

Directed by John Lee Hancock (SAVING MR. BANKS), THE FOUNDER features the true story of how Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton), a struggling salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food…

TO KEEP THE LIGHT

| 2016 | 88 Minutes | | ,
Directed by Erica Fae

Sunday April 09, 2017, 4:00pm,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Erica Fae

Jarlath Conroy, Erica Fae, Meagen Fay

Co-sponsored by the TRUSTEES OF RESERVATIONS Featuring a post-show Skype interview with writer, director and actor Erica Fae. Inspired by true stories, a lighthouse keeper’s wife struggles with her work & her sanity as she cares for her sick husband in the 1800’s.  When a stranger washes up on shore, secrets hidden in…

Film Noir Classics: OUT OF THE PAST

| 1947 | 97 Minutes | |
Directed by Jacques Tourneur
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Wednesday April 26, 2017, 7:30pm,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Jacques Tourneur

Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming, Richard Webb

Guest Introduction by Paul Karasik. A private eye escapes his past to run a gas station in a small town, but his past catches up with him. Now he must return to the big city world of danger, corruption, double crosses and duplicitous dames.     Paul Karasik has selected these films…

Film Noir Classics: SCARLET STREET

| 1945 | 101 Minutes | |
Directed by Fritz Lang
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Wednesday April 05, 2017, 7:30pm,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Fritz Lang

Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Dan Duryea

Guest Introduction by Paul Karasik. In this powerful film noir, a lonely cashier who is an amateur painter lets a beautiful woman believe that he is a wealthy artist. She uses him badly, pretending that his paintings are her creations. But when he finds her in the arms of her con-man lover,…

Film Noir Classics: THE KILLERS

| 1946 | 102 Minutes | |
Directed by Robert Siodmak
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Wednesday April 12, 2017, 7:30pm,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Robert Siodmak

Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien

Guest Introduction by Paul Karasik. The Killers, directed by Robert Siodmak, who received an Academy Award nomination, has long been considered the quintessential noir film: a character study of one man, Swede (Burt Lancaster), who because of betrayal and the love for a woman, Kitty Collins (Ava Gardner) has lost the will…

Wednesday May 03, 2017, 7:30pm,
SPECIAL EVENT
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$7 child age 14 or younger
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Double feature: Cape Horn Passage in Schooner WanderBird followed by the main event, The Restorer’s Journey. Q+A with filmmaker Oleg Harencar & Jon Wilson. With special guest Nat Benjamin.   JON WILSON – THE RESTORER’S JOURNEY This new documentary produced by Life on the Water is a cinematic portrait of Jon Wilson, the…

THE RED TURTLE

, , | 2017 | 80 minutes | | ,
Directed by Michaël Dudok De Wit

Friday April 14, 2017,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Michaël Dudok De Wit

Through the story of a man shipwrecked on a tropical island inhabited by turtles, crabs and birds, THE RED TURTLE recounts the milestones in the life of a human being.

THE ZOOKEEPER’S WIFE

| 2017 | 126 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Niki Caro

Friday April 07, 2017,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Niki Caro

Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Michael McElhatton, Daniel Brühl

The real-life story of one working wife and mother who became a hero to hundreds during World War II. In 1939 Poland, Antonina Żabińska (Jessica Chastain) and her husband, Dr. Jan Żabiński (Johan Heldenbergh), have the Warsaw Zoo flourishing under his stewardship and her care. When their country is invaded by the…

THE SALESMAN

, | 2017 | 125 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Asghar Farhadi

Thursday March 30, 2017, 7:30pm
Friday March 31, 2017, 4:00pm
Sunday April 02, 2017, 4:00pm

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Asghar Farhadi

Shahab Hosseini
Taraneh Alidoosti

Forced to leave their apartment due to a dangerous construction project in a neighboring building, a young Iranian couple moves to the center of Tehran where they become embroiled in a life-altering situation involving the previous tenant. Directed by Asghar Farhadi, who also helmed the Oscar-winning feature A Separation.

I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO — Our Last Showing!

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

Wednesday March 29, 2017, 7:30pm,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Raoul Peck

Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson

In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House. The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and successive assassinations of three of his close friends-Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, Jr. At the time of Baldwin’s…

Saturday April 01, 2017, 6:30PM reception, 7:30PM film,
SPECIAL EVENT
$35 General admission; $30 for Film Society members
Doors Open for admissions at 6:30PM
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Directed by Kevin Macdonald

Bob Marley, Ziggy Marley, Jimmy Cliff

WYOB-FM and the MV Film Society have teamed up to host a fundraiser for WYOB (MVRHS student run radio station) in honor of Jimmy Cliff’s April 1st birthday. Bob Marley’s universal appeal, impact on music history and role as a social and political prophet is both unique and unparalleled. Marley is the definitive…

ROBOT AND FRANK

| 2012 | 90 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Jake Schreier

Tuesday March 28, 2017, 7:30PM,
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$12 General Admission, Free for Members,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Jake Schreier

Frank Langella, Susan Sarandon, Peter Sarsgaard, James Marsden, Liv Tyler

SCIENCE ON SCREEN  An initiative of the Coolidge Corner Theatre, with major support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. FREE TO MVFS MEMBERS Special Guests:  Michael Chuah, PhD Candidate, Biomimetic Robotics Lab Mechanical Engineering | Massachusetts Institute of Technology His bio is contained here — http://pixelhub.me/mcx We’ve asked Michael to speak on these topics:…

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,
$20 General Admission, $17 Member,
$12 child age 14 or younger
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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…

Sunday April 23, 2017, 12:00PM,
$20 General Admission, $17 Member,
$12 child age 14 or younger
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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…

EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT

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

Wednesday April 19, 2017,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Ciro Guerra

JAN BIJVOET, NILBIO TORRES, ANTONIO BOLÍVAR

Special Guest: TBD FREE TO MVFS MEMBERS. 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…

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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…