Special Benefit: MARLEY presented with WYOB-FM

, | 2012 | 144 minutes | | ,
Directed by Kevin Macdonald

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…

THE POWDER & THE GLORY

2015 | 90 minutes | | ,
Directed by Ann Carol Grossman and Arnie Reisman

Thursday March 09, 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 Ann Carol Grossman and Arnie Reisman

NARRATOR
Jane Alexander

VOICE OF ELIZABETH ARDEN Paula Lyons
VOICE OF HELENA RUBINSTEIN Annette Miller
MEN'S VOICES Tony Kahn

In anticipation of the opening of War Paint on Broadway this April at the Nederlander Theatre. War Paint is a new musical inspired by this documentary film. Special guest speaker co-director Arnie Reisman THE POWDER & THE GLORY tells the story of two of the first highly successful women entrepreneurs in America, Elizabeth…

YARN

| 2016 | 76 minutes | | ,
Directed by Una Lorenzen, Thordur Jonsson, Heather Millard

Wednesday March 08, 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 Una Lorenzen, Thordur Jonsson, Heather Millard

Meet the artists who are redefining the tradition of knit and crochet, bringing yarn out of the house and into the world. Reinventing our relationship with this colorful tradition, YARN weaves together wool graffiti artists, circus performers, and structural designers into a visually-striking look at the women who are making a creative…

THE LAST OCEAN — FREE ADMISSION for members!

| 2012 | 88 minutes | |
Directed by Peter Young

Thursday February 23, 2017, 7:30pm,
$12 General Admission, FREE to Members,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Peter Young

SCIENCE ON SCREEN, An initiative of the Coolidge Corner Theatre, with major support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. FREE ADMISSION FOR MEMBERS OF THE MV FILM SOCIETY. Special Guests: Warren M. Doty I have been a selectman in the Town of Chilmark for 18 years. During all of those years a major…

oscars

Sunday February 26, 2017, Red carpet arrivals begin at 7PM; the Oscars telecast ceremony begins at 8:30PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
Advanced Purchase: $35 General Admission, $25 Member. At the Door: $40 for all.
Doors Open for admissions at 7PM. Buy tickets at Film Center or online. Reservations Recommended.

Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel

Celebrate the 89th Academy Awards telecast, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, among friends and other film lovers at the the MV Film Center. Enjoy light appetizers, 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…

KEDI

, , | 2017 | 79 minutes | |
Directed by Ceyda Torun

Saturday March 04, 2017,
$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 Ceyda Torun

  KEDi is not a documentary about house cats or the strays you occasionally see in your back yard. KEDi is a film about the hundreds of thousands of cats who have roamed the metropolis of Istanbul freely for thousands of years, wandering in and out of people’s lives, impacting them in…

ROBOT AND FRANK

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

Tuesday March 28, 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 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:…

Saturday February 25, 2017, 1:00PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Catch all of this year’s Oscar nominated short films before the 89th Annual Academy Awards telecast on Sunday, February 26, 2017! 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 24, 2017, 4:00PM
Wednesday March 01, 2017, 4:00PM,

$12 General Admission, $9 Member
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 89th Annual Academy Awards telecast on Sunday, February 26, 2017! 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…

Wednesday February 22, 2017, 4:00PM
Saturday February 25, 2017, 4:00PM,

$12 General Admission, $9 Member
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 89th Annual Academy Awards telecast on Sunday, February 26, 2017! 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…

NERUDA

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

Friday March 03, 2017,
$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 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.

TONI ERDMANN

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

Thursday February 23, 2017, 4:00PM
Thursday March 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 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

Wednesday February 22, 2017, 7:30PM
Thursday February 23, 2017, 1:00PM
Friday February 24, 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 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…

OPERA: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

2017 | 100 minutes | | , ,
Composer Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Choreographer George Balanchine, Conductor Simon Hewett
midsummerposter

Sunday May 21, 2017, 1:00PM,
$20 General Admission, $17 Member,
$12 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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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,
$20 General Admission, $17 Member,
$12 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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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,
$20 General Admission, $17 Member,
$12 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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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
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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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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$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 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…