LIVINGSTON TAYLOR: LIFE IS GOOD

| 2017 | 81 minutes | | ,
Directed by Tracey Anarella

Wednesday August 22, 2018, 7:30pm,
$25 General Admission, Benefit for Vineyard House
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Tracey Anarella

Starring Livingston Taylor, Carly Simon, Ian Anderson, Kate Taylor, Ben Taylor

Award Winning Director Tracey Anarella has teamed up with Livingston to create a compelling documentary about Livingston, his life, his career and his unique and amazing teachings at the Berklee College of Music! The film, “Livingston Taylor – Life Is Good” shows Livingston Taylor as the unique one-off that he is. Equal parts Mark…

Wednesday August 01, 2018, 7:30pm,
$20 General Admission
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by David Fokos and Barbarella Fokos

Starring Allen Whiting, Carly Simon

Special guests, filmmakers David Fokos and Barbarella Fokos with subject Allen Whiting will attend for Q&A afterward. Benefits the MV Museum and MV Film Society jointly.  Financial support from the Granary Gallery in West Tisbury. Allen Whiting is a farmer who has been living off the land as his family has for 12 generations….

Saturday August 04, 2018, 7:30pm,
SPECIAL EVENT
$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Susan Lacy

Starring Jane Fonda, Tom Hayden, Robert Redford

Director Susan Lacy and Producer Jessica Levin will join us for Q&A on August 4th at the Film Center. Girl next door, sex kitten, activist, fitness tycoon: Oscar-winner Jane Fonda has lived a life marked by controversy, tragedy and transformation, and she’s done it all in the public eye. Directed and produced by…

Tuesday June 26, 2018, 7:30pm
Wednesday June 27, 2018, 7:30pm,

$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$10 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Morgan Neville

Starring Joanne Rogers, McColm Cephas Jr., François Scarborough Clemmons

Director Morgan Neville will join us for Q&A afterwards on both June 26 and 27th at the Film Center. From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom), Won’t You Be My Neighbor? takes an intimate look at America’s favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a man whom we all…

LIFE OF THE PARTY

| 2018 | 105 minutes | |
Directed by Ben Falcone

Saturday May 26, 2018, 8:00pm
Monday May 28, 2018, 7:00pm
Wednesday May 30, 2018, 7:00pm

$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 Ben Falcone

Starring Melissa McCarthy, Gillian Jacobs, Debby Ryan

When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime dedicated housewife Deanna (McCarthy) turns regret into re-set by going back to college…landing in the same class and school as her daughter, who’s not entirely sold on the idea. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the increasingly outspoken Deanna-now Dee Rock-embraces freedom, fun and frat…

INCREDIBLES 2

| 2018 | 126 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Brad Bird

Thursday June 14, 2018, 7:00pm,
$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 Brad Bird

Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Sophia Bush, Holly Hunter

Everyone’s favorite family of superheroes is back in “Incredibles 2”–but this time Helen (voice of Holly Hunter) is in the spotlight, leaving Bob (voice of Craig T. Nelson) at home with Violet (voice of Sarah Vowell) and Dash (voice of Huck Milner) to navigate the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life. It’s a…

Thursday June 21, 2018, 7:30pm,
SPECIAL EVENT
$35 General Admission, $30 Member,
$15 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Paul Leni
Written by Jean Havez, Lex Neal, Clyde Bruckman, John Wesley Grey, Ted Wilde

The Martha’s Vineyard Film Society is proud to welcome back the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra (BSFO) for their new, original score to Universal Pictures’ The Man Who Laughs (1928).  Universal itself has commissioned Berklee to create the original score recording for their brand-new restoration of the film, the first time a Hollywood studio has ever engaged…

Monday August 06, 2018, 1:00 to 5:00pm
Tuesday August 07, 2018, 1:00 to 5:00pm
Wednesday August 08, 2018, 1:00 to 5:00pm

$250 for the full week, including supplies and snacks.
Sign up online now, or contact Garri Saganenko at garri@mvfilmsociety.com or Michelle Vivian at michelle@mvtv.org

August 6-10, 2018, 1-5pm at Polly Hill Arboretum in West Tisbury and MVTV HQ in Oak Bluffs 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 Polly Hill’s grounds and…

FINAL PORTRAIT

90 minutes | 2018 | | , ,
Directed by Stanley Tucci

Wednesday May 30, 2018, 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 Stanley Tucci
Written by Stanley Tucci
Starring Geoffrey Rush and Armie Hammer

FINAL PORTRAIT is the story of the touching and offbeat friendship between American writer and art-lover James Lord and Alberto Giacometti, as seen through Lord’s eyes and revealing unique insight into the beauty, frustration, profundity and sometimes the chaos of the artistic process. Set in 1964, while on a short trip to…

Thursday May 24, 2018, 1:00pm
Friday May 25, 2018
Saturday May 26, 2018,

$75 General Admission, $65 Member
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Presented by Martha’s Vineyard Film Society in collaboration with Vineyard Conservation Society Nature As Inspiration 4th Annual Environmental Film Festival Thursday, May 24 – Sunday, May 27, 2018 For four days, we combine environmental films, discussions, and an art exhibit by MVRHS students that will adorn the walls of the Feldman Family…

Sunday May 27, 2018, 1:00pm,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
Free for Ages 14 and Under
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Steve Lichtag

This film and event are free for all youth aged 14 years or younger. This is the story of one of the most incredible places on our planet, Aldabra as told by the amazing creatures that inhabit it. Imagine a pristine island, untouched by man-kind, that rises from the depths of the…

Sunday May 27, 2018, 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 Emer Reynolds

Starring Frank Drake, Carolyn Porco, John Casani

It’s one of humankind’s greatest achievements. More than 12 billion miles away a tiny spaceship is leaving our Solar System and entering the void of deep space – the first human-made object ever to do so. Launched in August 1977, Voyager has defied all the odds, survived countless near misses and almost…

Saturday May 26, 2018, 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 Ashley Bell

Elephant rescues in Thailand are rare, unpredictable and often life-threatening. After waiting 2.5 years, actor/director Ashley Bell and a team of elephant rescuers led by world-renowned Asian elephant conservationist and TIME Magazine’s Hero of Asia, Lek Chailert, embark on a daring mission 480 miles across Thailand to rescue Noi Na, a 70-year…

Saturday May 26, 2018, 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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Directed by Grant Baldwin

Representatives from Island Grown Gleaning and Island Grown Initiative will join us as co-presenter of JUST EAT IT and inform us of local initiatives and projects. We all love food. As a society, we devour countless cooking shows, culinary magazines, and foodie blogs. So how could we possibly be throwing nearly 50%…

Saturday May 26, 2018, 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 Nicolas Brown

Nicolas Brown’s visually rich and thought-provoking documentary profiles scientists from around the globe whose parallel experiments with different ecosystems led them to similar, surprising conclusions about the relationships between predator and prey and, by extension, the balance of life on our planet. The conclusion these disparate thinkers and experiments reach speaks to…

DEADPOOL 2

| 2018 | | , ,
Directed by David Leitch

Friday June 15, 2018,
$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 David Leitch

Starring Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin, Zazie Beetz, Ryan Reynolds

After surviving a near fatal bovine attack, a disfigured cafeteria chef (Wade Wilson) struggles to fulfill his dream of becoming Miami’s hottest bartender, while also learning to cope with his lost sense of taste. Searching to regain his spice for life, as well as a flux capacitor, Wade must battle ninjas, the…

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY

2018 | 135 minutes | | , , , ,
Directed by Ron Howard

Thursday May 24, 2018, 7:00pm
Friday May 25, 2018, 5:00pm, 8:00pm
Saturday May 26, 2018, 5:00pm

$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 Ron Howard

Starring Alden Ehrenreich, Thandie Newton, Emilia Clarke, Paul Bettany, Woody Harrelson, Donald Glover

Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in Solo: A Star Wars Story, an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy. Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and…

Sunday May 27, 2018, 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 Andrew Morgan

This is a story about clothing. It’s about the clothes we wear, the people who make them, and the impact the industry is having on our world. The price of clothing has been decreasing for decades, while the human and environmental costs have grown dramatically. The True Cost is a groundbreaking documentary…

RBG: RUTH BADER GINSBURG with special guest Nina Totenberg (via SKYPE)

| 2018 | 96 minutes | |
Directed by Julie Cohen, Betsy West

Thursday May 31, 2018, 6:45pm
Friday June 01, 2018, 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 Julie Cohen, Betsy West

Starring Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Gloria Steinem, Nina Totenberg

Our Opening Night screening of RBG on May 31 is in collaboration with island law firm Reynolds, Rappaport, Kaplan & Hackney, LLC, who will host a wine and cheese reception at 6:45 pm in our lobby. Special guest Nina Totenberg (via SKYPE) will comment on the movie and RBG’s legal career. As the…

FAIR GAME

| 2018 | |
Directed by Clennon King

Tuesday August 14, 2018, 4:00pm,
$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$10 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Clennon King

Introduction by filmmaker Clennon L. King Joining King for a post-screening discussion and Q&A will be Dr. Louis W. Sullivan, both season MV residents. Jordan, a close friend and confidant of President Clinton, and former president of the National Urban League, and served briefly as a law clerk on the 1960 case. Boston-based filmmaker Clennon…

ITZHAK, with Director Alison Chernick for both screenings

| 2018 | 83 minutes | | ,
Directed by Alison Chernick

Friday June 15, 2018, 4:00pm, 7:30pm
Saturday June 16, 2018, 7:30pm,

SPECIAL EVENT
$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$10 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Alison Chernick

Starring Itzhak Perlman

Director Alison Chernick will join us for Q&A afterward on June 15 for two showings at 4 and 7:30 PM.  From Schubert to Strauss, Bach to Brahms, Mozart to…Billy Joel, Itzhak Perlman’s violin playing transcends mere performance to evoke the celebrations and struggles of real life; “praying with the violin,” says renowned Tel…

DISOBEDIENCE

, , | 2018 | 114 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Sebastián Lelio

Wednesday May 30, 2018, 7:30pm
Thursday May 31, 2018, 4:00pm,

$12 General Admission, $9 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Sebastián Lelio

Starring Rachel McAdams, Rachel Weisz, Alessandro Nivola

From Sebastián Lelio, the director of the Academy Award-winning A Fantastic Woman, the film follows a woman as she returns to the community that shunned her decades earlier for an attraction to a childhood friend. Once back, their passions reignite as they explore the boundaries of faith and sexuality. Written by Lelio…

ISLE OF DOGS

2018 | 101 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Wes Anderson

Friday June 01, 2018,
$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 Wes Anderson
Written by Wes Anderson

Starring Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber, Billy Murray, Scarlett Johansson, and Yoko Ono

In this stop-motion-animated film from writer/director Wes Anderson, an outbreak of canine flu in Japan leads all dogs to be quarantined on an island. A boy (voice of Koyu Rankin) journeys there to rescue his dog Spots (Liev Schreiber), and gets help from a pack of misfit canines who have also been…

AN ORDINARY MAN

| 2018 | 90 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Brad Silberling

Friday June 01, 2018, 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 Brad Silberling

Starring Ben Kingsley, Hera Hilmar, Peter Serafinowicz

An infamous war criminal and former general (Ben Kingsley) spending his life on the run from international authorities is suddenly moved to a new hideout, where he develops a relationship with the maid that looks after him. But when he discovers that she is actually an agent hired to protect him, he…

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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…