AMERICAN MADE

2017 | 115 minutes | | ,
Written by Doug Liman

Monday October 16, 2017, 8:15pm (Capawock)
Tuesday October 17, 2017, 5:30pm (Capawock)
Friday October 20, 2017, 8:15pm (Capawock)

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Written by Doug Liman

Starring Tom Cruise

Barry Seal, a TWA pilot, is recruited by the CIA to provide reconnaissance on the burgeoning communist threat in Central America and soon finds himself in charge of one of the biggest covert CIA operations in the history of the United States that spawned the birth of the Medellin cartel and eventually…

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI

2017 | | , ,
Directed by Rian Johnson

Friday December 15, 2017,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Directed by Rian Johnson
Based on Characters Created by George Lucas

Starring Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, and Mark Hamil

Luke Skywalker’s peaceful and solitary existence gets upended when he meets Rey, a young woman who shows strong signs of the Force.  

THE FLORIDA PROJECT

2017 | 115 minutes | |
Directed by Sean Baker

Friday November 03, 2017,
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Directed by Sean Baker

Starring Willem Dafoe, Brooklynn Prince, and Valerie Cotto

Set over one summer, the film follows precocious 6-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Disney World.  

BLADE RUNNER 2049

| 2017 | 164 minutes | | ,
Directed by Denis Villeneuve

Saturday October 21, 2017, 7:30pm (Capawock)
Sunday October 22, 2017, 6:30pm (Capawock)
Tuesday October 24, 2017, 7:45pm (Capawock)

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Directed by Denis Villeneuve

Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner…

THE MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US

2017 | 100 minutes | | ,
Directed by Hany Abu-Assad

Monday October 23, 2017, 5:30pm (Capawock),
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Directed by Hany Abu-Assad

Starring Kate Winslett and Idris Elba

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across hundreds of miles of wilderness, pushing one another to endure and discovering strength they never…

BATTLE OF THE SEXES

| 2017 | 121 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris

Monday October 16, 2017, 5:30pm (Capawock)
Tuesday October 17, 2017, 8:00pm (Capawock)
Wednesday October 18, 2017, 4:00pm (Film Center)

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Directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris

In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women’s movement, the 1973 tennis match between women’s World #1 Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex-men’s-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) was billed as the BATTLE OF THE SEXES and became one of the most watched televised…

BRAD’S STATUS

| 2017 | 101 minutes | | ,
Directed by Mike White

Friday October 20, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center)
Saturday October 21, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center)
Sunday October 22, 2017, 4:00pm (Film Center)

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Directed by Mike White

Starring Ben Stiller and Jenna Fischer

When Brad Sloan (Ben Stiller) accompanies his college bound son to the East Coast, the visit triggers a crisis of confidence in Brad’s Status, writer and director Mike White’s bittersweet comedy. Brad has a satisfying career and a comfortable life in suburban Sacramento where he lives with his sweet-natured wife, Melanie (Jenna…

Friday October 27, 2017,
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Directed by Petra Volpe

Switzerland, 1971: Nora is a young housewife and mother who lives with her husband and their two sons in a peaceful little village. Here, in the Swiss countryside, little or nothing is felt of the huge social upheavals that the movement of May 1968 has caused. Nora’s life, too, has been unaffected;…

COLUMBUS

2017 | 100 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Kogonada

Friday October 27, 2017, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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Directed by Kogonada

When a renowned architecture scholar falls suddenly ill during a speaking tour, his son Jin (John Cho) finds himself stranded in Columbus, Indiana – a small Midwestern city celebrated for its many significant modernist buildings. Jin strikes up a friendship with Casey (Haley Lu Richardson), a young architecture enthusiast who works at…

VICTORIA & ABDUL

2017 | 112 minutes | |
Directed by Stephen Frears

Wednesday October 18, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center)
Thursday October 19, 2017, 4:00pm (Film Center)
Friday October 20, 2017, 4:00pm (Film Center)

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Directed by Stephen Frears

The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s (Academy Award winner Judi Dench) remarkable rule. When Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal), a young clerk, travels from India to participate in the Queen’s Golden Jubilee, he is surprised to find favor with the Queen herself. As the…

NOVITIATE

2017 | 123 minutes | |
Directed by Margaret Betts

Friday October 27, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center),
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Directed by Margaret Betts

Spanning over a decade from the early 1950s through to the mid-60s, NOVITIATE is about a young girl’s first initiation with love, in this case with God. Raised by a non-religious, single mother in rural Tennessee, a scholarship to Catholic school soon finds Cathleen drawn into the mystery and romanticism of a…

THE SQUARE

2017 | 142 Minutes | | ,
Directed by Ruben Östlund

Friday October 27, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center),
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Directed by Ruben Östlund

Christian is the respected curator of a contemporary art museum, a divorced but devoted father of two who drives an electric car and supports good causes. His next show is “The Square”, an installation which invites passersby to altruism, reminding them of their role as responsible fellow human beings. But sometimes, it…

WALK WITH ME

2017 | 88 minutes | |
Directed by Marc J. Francis and Max Pugh

Thursday November 02, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center),
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Directed by Marc J. Francis and Max Pugh

Slow down and breathe. This contemplative journey follows in the steps of Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh and is a rare insight into life within a monastic community. The sun rises. Everything is calm and still. Life is beautifully serene as Benedict Cumberbatch’s composed, meditative voice reads an extract from Thich Nhat…

STRONGER

2017 | 119 minutes | |
Directed by David Gordon Green

Tuesday October 03, 2017, 8:15pm (Capawock)
Wednesday October 04, 2017, 5:30pm (Strand)
Thursday October 05, 2017, 8:00pm (Strand)

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Directed by David Gordon Green

Starring Jake Gyllenhall

STRONGER is the inspirational and heroic true-life story of Jeff Bauman (Jake Gyllenhaal), the man whose iconic photo from the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing captured the hearts of the world. Based on Bauman’s New York Times bestselling book, co-authored with Bret Witter.  

BEST OF THE FEST: THE FENCER (Miekkailija)

, , | 2015 | 99 minutes | |
Directed by Klaus Härö

Wednesday October 11, 2017, 4:00pm (Film Center),
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Directed by Klaus Härö

A young man, Endel Nelis, arrives in Haapsalu, Estonia, in the early 1950s. Having left Leningrad to escape the secret police, he finds work as a teacher and founds a sports club for his students. Endel becomes a father figure to his students and starts teaching them his great passion – fencing,…

BEST OF THE FEST: LOST IN PARIS (paris pieds nus)

, | 2016 | 83 minutes | |
Directed by Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon

Thursday October 12, 2017, 4:00pm (Film Center),
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Directed by Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon

Filmed in Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon’s signature whimsical style, LOST IN PARIS stars the filmmakers as a small-town Canadian librarian and a strangely seductive, oddly egotistical vagabond. When Fiona’s (Gordon) orderly life is disrupted by a letter of distress from her 88-year-old Aunt Martha (delightfully portrayed by Academy Award (R)-nominee Emmanuelle…

HOME AGAIN

2017 | 97 minutes | |
Directed by Hallie Meyers-Shyer

Wednesday September 27, 2017, 5:30pm (Strand)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 5:30pm (Strand)
Friday September 29, 2017, 5:30pm (Capawock)

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Directed by Hallie Meyers-Shyer

HOME AGAIN stars Reese Witherspoon as Alice Kinney in a modern romantic comedy. Recently separated from her husband (Michael Sheen), Alice decides to start over by moving back to her hometown of Los Angeles with her two young daughters. During a night out on her 40th birthday, Alice meets three aspiring filmmakers…

BEST OF THE FEST: AFTER THE STORM (umi yori mo mada fukaku)

| 2016 | 117 minutes | |
Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda

Saturday September 30, 2017,
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Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda

Dwelling on his past glory as a prize-winning author, Ryota (Hiroshi Abe) wastes the money he makes as a private detective on gambling and can barely pay child support. After the death of his father, his aging mother (Kirin Kiki) and beautiful ex-wife (Yoko Make) seem to be moving on with their…

BEST OF THE FEST: THE MIDWIFE (sage femme)

| 2017 | 117 minutes | | ,
Directed by Martin Provost

Wednesday October 04, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$10 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Martin Provost

Two of French cinema’s biggest stars shine in this bittersweet drama about the unlikely friendship that develops between Claire (Catherine Frot), a talented but tightly wound midwife, and Béatrice (Catherine Deneuve), the estranged, free-spirited mistress of Claire’s late father. Though polar opposites in almost every way, the two come to rely on…

YEAR BY THE SEA – Last showing!

| 2016 | 114 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Alexander Janko

Thursday October 05, 2017, 5:30pm (Strand),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member, $7 for 14 and under
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Directed by Alexander Janko

Starring Karen Allen, Yannick Bisson, S. Epatha Merkerson, Michael Cristofer, Celia Imrie

Based on The New York Times bestseller by Joan Anderson, Year by the Sea is the story of an empty nester who retreats to Cape Cod to rediscover who she was before being a wife and a mother – and redefine the next chapter in her life. Shot on location on Cape Cod: Dennis, Wellfleet…

Saturday November 18, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center),
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Featured Athletes
Scotty Arnold | Jeremy Jensen | Neil Provo | Ian Provo | Jonny Moseley | JT Holmes | Errol Kerr
Ty Peterson | George Rodney | Arielle Gold | Taylor Gold | Lexi duPont | Amie Engerbretson
McKenna Peterson | Tyler Ceccanti | Collin Collins | Julian Carr | Keith Curtis | Kalen Thorien
Michael "Bird" Shaffer | Seth Wescott | Rob Kingwill | Kevin Giffin | Marcus Caston | Kaylin Richardson
Linda Haaland | Tommy Moe | Jess McMillan | Griffin Post

Snow riders are a family—one big tribe comprising of many smaller ones. Familial rites pass down through generations. Skier roots grow deep in high mountain soil. Line of Descent celebrates just that, the lineage of legendary athletes through a multi-generational cast of skiing’s icons and fresh faces, including Tommy Moe, Jonny Moseley, JT Holmes,…

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND (40th Anniversary)

1977 | 137 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Steven Spielberg

Saturday September 16, 2017, 3:00pm (Strand)
Sunday September 17, 2017, 4:00pm (Capawock),

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Directed by Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg followed Jaws (1975), his first major box-office success, with this epic science fiction adventure about a disparate group of people who attempt to contact alien intelligence. Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss) is an electrical lineman who, while sent out on emergency repairs, witnesses an unidentified flying object, and even has a…

THE GLASS CASTLE

2017 | 127 minutes | |
Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton

Tuesday October 03, 2017, 5:30pm (Capawock),
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Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton

Chronicling the adventures of an eccentric, resilient and tight-knit family, THE GLASS CASTLE is a remarkable story of unconditional love. Oscar (R) winner Brie Larson brings Jeannette Walls’s best-selling memoir to life as a young woman who, influenced by the joyfully wild nature of her deeply dysfunctional father (Woody Harrelson), found the…

TULIP FEVER

2017 | 107 minutes | | ,
Directed by Justin Chadwick

Friday September 22, 2017, 8:00pm (Capawock)
Saturday September 23, 2017, 8:15pm (Capawock)
Sunday September 24, 2017, 7:30pm (Strand)

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Directed by Justin Chadwick
Written by Tom Stoppard

In 17th Century Amsterdam, an orphaned girl (Alicia Vikander) is forcibly married to a rich and powerful merchant (Christoph Waltz) – an unhappy “arrangement” that saves her from poverty. After her husband commissions a portrait, she begins a passionate affair with the painter (Dane DeHaan), a struggling young artist. Seeking to escape…

BEST OF THE FEST: THE TRIP TO SPAIN

| 2017 | 115 mins. | | , ,
Directed by Michael Winterbottom

Sunday October 01, 2017, 4:00pm (Film Center),
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Directed by Michael Winterbottom

Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Marta Barrio

Steve and Rob are at it again….. After jaunts through northern England and Italy, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon embark on another deliciously deadpan culinary road trip. This time around, the guys head to Spain to sample the best of the country’s gastronomic offerings in between rounds of their hilariously off-the-cuff banter….

THE MET LIVE: TOSCA

1899 | 173 minutes | |
Written by Giacomo Puccini

Saturday January 27, 2018, 12:55pm (Film Center),
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Written by Giacomo Puccini

Tosca is an opera by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. The work, based on Victorien Sardou’s 1887 French-language dramatic play, La Tosca, is a melodramatic piece set in Rome in June 1800, with the Kingdom of Naples’s control of Rome threatened by Napoleon’s invasion of…

THE MET LIVE: SEMIRAMIDE

1823 | 240 minutes | |
Written by Gioachino Rossini

Saturday March 10, 2018, 12:55pm (Film Center),
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Written by Gioachino Rossini

This masterpiece of dazzling vocal fireworks makes a rare Met appearance—its first in nearly 25 years—with Maurizio Benini on the podium. The all-star bel canto cast features Angela Meade in the title role of the murderous Queen of Babylon, who squares off in breathtaking duets with Arsace, a trouser role sung by…

THE MET LIVE: CENDRILLON

1895 | 167 minutes | |
Written by Jules Massenet

Saturday April 28, 2018, 12:55pm (Film Center),
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Written by Jules Massenet

“Glorious,” raved the New York Times when Joyce DiDonato sang the title role of Cendrillon at the Royal Opera in 2011. “Her performance was thoroughly enchanting.” Now, for the first time ever, Massenet’s sumptuous take on the Cinderella story comes to the Met, with DiDonato starring in the title role. She is…

THE MET LIVE: LUISA MILLER

1849 | 218 minutes | |
Written by Giuseppe Verdi

Saturday April 14, 2018, 12:30pm (Film Center),
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Written by Giuseppe Verdi

James Levine and Plácido Domingo add yet another chapter to their legendary Met collaboration with this rarely performed Verdi gem, a heart-wrenching tragedy of fatherly love. Sonya Yoncheva sings the title role opposite Piotr Beczała in the first Met performances of the opera in more than ten years.   Met Music Director…

THE MET LIVE: COSI FAN TUTTE

1789 | 211 minutes | |
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Saturday March 31, 2018, 12:55pm (Film Center),
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Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

A winning cast comes together for Phelim McDermott’s clever vision of Mozart’s comedy about the sexes, set in a carnival-esque, funhouse environment inspired by 1950s Coney Island—complete with bearded ladies, fire eaters, and a Ferris wheel. Manipulating the action are the Don Alfonso of Christopher Maltman and the Despina of Tony Award–winner…

THE MET LIVE: THE EXTERMINATING ANGEL

2017 | 147 minutes | |
Written by Thomas Adès

Saturday November 18, 2017, 12:55pm (Film Center),
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Written by Thomas Adès

Hailed by the New York Times at its 2016 Salzburg Festival premiere as “inventive and audacious … a major event,” The Exterminating Angel is a surreal fantasy about a dinner party from which the guests can’t escape. Tom Cairns, who wrote the libretto, directs the new production, and Thomas Adès conducts his…

THE MET LIVE: THE MAGIC FLUTE (die zauberflöte)

1791 | 189 minutes | |
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Saturday October 14, 2017, 12:55pm (Film Center),
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Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Golda Schultz as Pamina , Kathryn Lewek as The Queen of the Night, Charles Castronovo as Tamino, and Markus Werba as Papageno

The Magic Flute (German: Die Zauberflöte), K. 620, is an opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to a German libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder. Separately, then together, Tamino and Pamina undergo severe trials of initiation, which end in triumph, with the Queen and her cohorts vanquished. Met Music Director Emeritus James…

THE MET LIVE: L’ELISIR D’AMORE

1832 | 159 minutes | |
Written by Gaetano Donizetti

Saturday February 10, 2018, 12:00pm (Film Center),
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Written by Gaetano Donizetti

Nemorino, a poor peasant, is in love with Adina, a beautiful landowner, who torments him with her indifference. When Nemorino hears Adina reading to her workers the story of Tristan and Isolde, he is convinced that a magic potion will help him to gain Adina’s love.   Donizetti’s comic gem L’Elisir d’Amore,…

THE MET LIVE: LA BOHEME

1895 | 175 minutes | |
Written by Giacomo Puccini

Saturday February 24, 2018, 12:30pm (Film Center),
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Written by Giacomo Puccini

The story of four Bohemians, the poet Rodolfo, the painter Marcello, the musician Schaunard, and the philosopher Colline in an old attic.They are poor, but happy. Set around 1830 in Paris, France.   An exciting young cast stars in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production of La Bohème, the most-performed opera in Met history….

THE MET LIVE: NORMA

1831 | 184 minutes | |
Conducted by Carlo Rizzi

Saturday October 07, 2017, 12:55pm (Film Center),
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Conducted by Carlo Rizzi
Written by Vincenzo Bellini

Sondra Radvanovsky as Norma

NORMA is set in Gaul (France) at the beginning of its occupation by the Roman Empire. Almost all of the characters are druids, members of the Gallic priesthood, the only exceptions being the tenors, both of whom are Romans. It is interesting that the Roman Empire, long depicted in European culture as…

YEAR BY THE SEA

| 2016 | 114 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Alexander Janko

Wednesday September 13, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center),
$15 General Admission, $12 Member, $10 for 14 and under
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Directed by Alexander Janko

Starring Karen Allen, Yannick Bisson, S. Epatha Merkerson, Michael Cristofer, Celia Imrie

Based on The New York Times bestseller by Joan Anderson, Year by the Sea is the story of an empty nester who retreats to Cape Cod to rediscover who she was before being a wife and a mother – and redefine the next chapter in her life. Shot on location on Cape Cod: Dennis, Wellfleet…

LADY MACBETH

| 2017 | 89 mins. | |
Directed by William Oldroyd

Friday September 15, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center),
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Directed by William Oldroyd

Rural England, 1865. Katherine (Florence Pugh) is stifled by her loveless marriage to a bitter man twice her age, whose family are cold and unforgiving. When she embarks on a passionate affair with a young worker on her husband’s estate, a force is unleashed inside her, so powerful that she will stop…

Druck

Friday September 08, 2017, 4:30PM (Film Center),
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European Short Film Nominees 2016 on Tour SHORT MATTERS is the European Film Academy’s short film tour which brings the nominated short films to audiences across Europe –and beyond. The program featuring the European Short Film Nominees 2016 is a manifold panorama of young contemporary European filmmaking. This year’s program is composed of…

Sunday September 10, 2017, 11:00am (Film Center),
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A Latin GRAMMY Award winner for Best Children’s Album, Mister G (Ben Gundersheimer) has been called “a bilingual rockstar” by The Washington Post and “irresistible” by People Magazine. His 2017 release, Mundo Verde/Green World, is a collection of environmental-themed songs which were debuted at his concert during the National Climate Rally in Washington, DC. Spanning genres from bluegrass to bossa nova, funk to folk,…

MVIFF 2017: LIKE CRAZY (la pazza gioia)–CLOSING NIGHT FILM + Party at La Soffitta–SOLD OUT

| 2017 | 118 minutes | | ,
directed by Paolo Virzi and Francesca Archibugi

Sunday September 10, 2017, 4:30pm (Capawock),
$35 General Admission, $35 Member
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directed by Paolo Virzi and Francesca Archibugi

LIKE CRAZY will be preceded by a showing of the “Best Overall” Short Film from Saturday’s Juried Competition held on Saturday.  After the film, patrons are encouraged to join us for our Closing Night Party Beatrice is a motor-mouthed fantasist, a self-styled billionaire countess who likes to believe she’s on intimate terms with…

MVIFF 2017: THE MIDWIFE (sage femme)

| 2017 | 117 minutes | |
Directed by Martin Provost

Sunday September 10, 2017, 1:30pm (Film Center),
$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$10 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Martin Provost

Two of French cinema’s biggest stars shine in this bittersweet drama about the unlikely friendship that develops between Claire (Catherine Frot), a talented but tightly wound midwife, and Béatrice (Catherine Deneuve), the estranged, free-spirited mistress of Claire’s late father. Though polar opposites in almost every way, the two come to rely on…

MVIFF 2017: LOST IN PARIS (paris pieds nus)

, | 2016 | 83 minutes | |
Directed by Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon

Friday September 08, 2017, 9:15pm (Capawock),
$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$10 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon

Filmed in Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon’s signature whimsical style, LOST IN PARIS stars the filmmakers as a small-town Canadian librarian and a strangely seductive, oddly egotistical vagabond. When Fiona’s (Gordon) orderly life is disrupted by a letter of distress from her 88-year-old Aunt Martha (delightfully portrayed by Academy Award (R)-nominee Emmanuelle…

maine

Saturday September 09, 2017, 7:00pm (Film Center),
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Directed by Miao Wang
Produced by Damon Smith, Miao Wang, and Violet Du Feng

Filmed over three years in China and the U.S., “Maineland” is a multi-layered coming-of-age tale that follows two teenagers of China’s wealthy elite as they settle into a boarding school in blue-collar rural Maine. Part of the enormous wave of “parachute students” enrolling in U.S. private schools, bubbly, fun-loving Stella and introspective…

MVIFF 2017: THE ORNITHOLOGIST (O Ornitólogo)

, , | 2016 | 117 minutes | |
directed by João Pedro Rodrigues

Saturday September 09, 2017, 9:15pm (Film Center),
$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 João Pedro Rodrigues

Fernando, a solitary ornithologist, is looking for endangered black storks along a remote river in northern Portugal when he is swept away by the rapids. Rescued by a couple of Chinese pilgrim girls on their way to Santiago de Compostela, he plunges into a dark, eerie forest, trying to get back on…

MVIFF 2017: POP AYE

, | 2017 | 104 minutes | | ,
Directed by Kristen Tan

Friday September 08, 2017, 9:15pm (Film Center),
$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 Kristen Tan

On a chance encounter, a disenchanted architect bumps into his long-lost elephant on the streets of Bangkok. Excited, he takes his elephant on a journey across Thailand, in search of the farm where they grew up together–only to discover the truth about himself.

MVIFF 2017: THE WEDDING PLAN (laavor et hakir)

| 2016 | 110 minutes | | ,
Directed by Rama Burshtein

Sunday September 10, 2017, 2:00pm (Capawock),
$15 General Admission, $12Member,
$10 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Rama Burshtein

At 32, Michal (Noa Kooler), an Orthodox Jewish woman, is finally looking forward to the comfort and security of marriage, when she is blindsided by her fiancé’s decision to call off the wedding with only a month’s notice. Unwilling to return to lonely single life, Michal decides to put her trust in…

Friday September 08, 2017, 7:00pm (Film Center),
$25 General Admission, $20 Member,
$15 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Deepak Rauniyar
Produced by Joslyn Barnes

The Global Citizen Award will be presented to the MVIFF’s Guests of Honor prior to the film and includes a discussion on their careers producing independent world cinema.  Due a just announced film scheduling conflict Mr. Glover will join us via SKYPE, Ms. Barnes will join us in person on Friday evening.  The…

MVIFF 2017: HOLY AIR

| 2017 | 81 minutes | |
Directed by Shady Srour

Friday September 08, 2017, 7:30pm (Capawock),
$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 Shady Srour

Adam is a Christian Arab living in Nazareth – member of a vanishing minority within a minority in the Holy Land and the Middle East. His wife Lamia is a strong, beautiful and progressive Arab woman, who runs a foundation for women’s rights. When Adam hears that Lamia is pregnant and his…

MVIFF 2017: THE FENCER (Miekkailija)

, , | 2015 | 99 minutes | |
Directed by Klaus Härö

Sunday September 10, 2017, 12:00pm (Capawock),
$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 Klaus Härö

A young man, Endel Nelis, arrives in Haapsalu, Estonia, in the early 1950s. Having left Leningrad to escape the secret police, he finds work as a teacher and founds a sports club for his students. Endel becomes a father figure to his students and starts teaching them his great passion – fencing,…

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Saturday September 09, 2017, 4:30PM (Film Center),
$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Curated by BILL PLYMPTON

A collection of some of the world’s best new short animated films from acclaimed animators curated by Bill Plympton. The MV International Film Festival will present a display of animated shorts with a showcase curated by Bill Plympton, Academy Award nominee for his animated films, including a nomination in 1987 for the…

MVIFF 2017: THE DIVINE ORDER (die göttliche ordnung)

| 2017 | 96 minutes | |
Directed by Petra Volpe

Saturday September 09, 2017, 4:00pm (Capawock),
$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 Petra Volpe

Switzerland, 1971: Nora is a young housewife and mother who lives with her husband and their two sons in a peaceful little village. Here, in the Swiss countryside, little or nothing is felt of the huge social upheavals that the movement of May 1968 has caused. Nora’s life, too, has been unaffected;…

MVIFF 2017: THE DEPARTURE

, | 2017 | 87 minutes | |
Directed by Lana Wilson
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Saturday September 09, 2017, 9:15pm (Capawock),
$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 Lana Wilson

A remarkable Japanese Buddhist priest uses a range of methods to help desperate people discover the will to live. But when a health crisis puts him at serious risk, can he live by the same advice he gives out? Lana Wilson follows up her award-winning documentary After Tiller with this lyrical, intimate character study…

rabbit

Saturday September 09, 2017, 6:30PM,
$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$10 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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From over 300+ entries our festival selection committee has chosen 11 finalists. We will screen each short film and our jury will select the “Best Overall” film at the conclusion of the program. The winning film will be shown again prior to the Closing Night film. 2017 MVIFF SHORT FILM SELECTIONS 1)…

MVIFF 2017: AQUARIUS

| 2016 | 146 minutes | |
Directed by Kleber Mendonça Filho

Wednesday September 06, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center),
$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 Kleber Mendonça Filho

Clara (Sonia Braga), a 65-year-old widow and retired music critic, is the last resident of the Aquarius, one of the few buildings of its age and character that remains in a rapidly changing seaside Recife neighborhood. Now that the other apartments have been swept up by a company with ambitious plans for…

MVIFF 2017: AFTER THE STORM (umi yori mo mada fukaku)

| 2016 | 117 minutes | |
Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda

Friday September 08, 2017, 4:30pm (Capawock),
$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 Hirokazu Kore-eda

Dwelling on his past glory as a prize-winning author, Ryota (Hiroshi Abe) wastes the money he makes as a private detective on gambling and can barely pay child support. After the death of his father, his aging mother (Kirin Kiki) and beautiful ex-wife (Yoko Make) seem to be moving on with their…

MAUDIE

| 2016 | 115 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Aisling Walsh

Monday September 11, 2017, 5:30pm (Capawock)
Tuesday September 12, 2017, 5:30pm (Capawock),

$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 Aisling Walsh
Written by Sherry White

Starring Sally Hawkins, Ethan Hawke, Kari Matchett

Based on a true story, the story of an unlikely romance in which the reclusive Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke) hires a fragile yet determined woman named Maudie (Sally Hawkins) to be his housekeeper. Maudie’s talented cast — particularly Sally Hawkins in the title role — breathe much-needed depth into a story that only skims…

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Tuesday September 05, 2017
Wednesday September 06, 2017
Thursday September 07, 2017,

$230 per person, $200 per person for film society members
Film Festival Passes are available at the Film Center or online now

ALL-ACCESS FESTIVAL PASS Click here for festival information and details Click here for Film Schedule and Events at MVIFF 2017 $230 per person $200 per person, discounted for film society members General Admission to any film during festival (however pass holder must pre-select movie tickets at box office, and arrive 10 minutes…

BRIGSBY BEAR

| 2017 | 100 minutes | | ,
Directed by Dave McCary

Thursday August 31, 2017, 5:30pm (Capawock),
$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 Dave McCary
Written by Kevin Costello and Kyle Mooney

Stars Kyle Mooney, Mark Hamill, Jane Adams

Brigsby Bear Adventures is a children’s TV show produced for an audience of one: James. When the show abruptly ends, James’s life changes forever, and he sets out to finish the story.

THE LITTLE HOURS

| 2017 | 90 minutes | | ,
Directed by Jeff Baena

Friday August 11, 2017, 8:30pm (Capawock)
Saturday August 12, 2017, 8:00pm (Strand)
Sunday August 13, 2017, 8:30pm (Capawock)

$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 Jeff Baena

Starring: Alison Brie, Dave Franco, Kate Micucci, Aubrey Plaza, John C. Reilly, Molly Shannon, Fred Armisen, Jemima Kirke, Nick Offerman

In the Middle Ages, a young servant fleeing from his master takes refuge at a convent full of emotionally unstable nuns. Introduced as a deaf mute man, he must fight to hold his cover as the nuns try to resist temptation.

OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION and FILM: THE TRIP TO SPAIN – SOLD OUT

| 2017 | 115 mins. | | , ,
Directed by Michael Winterbottom

Thursday September 07, 2017, 5:30pm,
SPECIAL EVENT
$75 General Admission, includes Tented Reception along the Pond and Opening Night Movie
Reception Opens for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Michael Winterbottom

Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Marta Barrio

On Opening Night of the Festival, enjoy meeting fellow festival attendees and special guests inside a tented reception, from 5:30-7:30 PM, on the beautiful water-front lawn adjacent to Ferryboat Pond, just off Beach Road at the Tisbury Marketplace.  We’ll be serving wines, beer ( festival sponsor OUR MARKET) and Tapas appetizers (provided by…