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Friday September 08, 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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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),
$12 for General Admission, $9 for MVFS members, $7 for 14 years of age or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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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

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

Sunday September 10, 2017, 4:30pm (Capawock),
$35 General Admission, $35 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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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
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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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
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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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…

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Saturday September 09, 2017, 7:00pm (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 Miao Wang
Produced by Damon Smith

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. The MV Film Society is proud to announce Actor Danny Glover and Producer Joslyn Barnes of Louveture Films will attend the 2017 Martha’s Vineyard…

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…

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Saturday September 09, 2017, 7:00PM,
$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$10 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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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, 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 redevelopment, pressures…

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

Saturday August 19, 2017, 5:30pm (Strand)
Sunday August 20, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center)
Tuesday August 22, 2017, 4:00pm (Strand)

$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,

SPECIAL EVENT
$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

Friday August 18, 2017, 6:00pm (Capawock)
Saturday August 19, 2017, 5:30pm (Capawock)
Sunday August 20, 2017, 6:00pm (Strand)

$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

| 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…

Thursday October 05, 2017, 7:30pm
Friday October 06, 2017, 7:30pm
Saturday October 07, 2017, 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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Film Lovers of Martha’s Vineyard can unite with an audience of over 100,000 film buffs in over 250 cities across 6 Continents during this week, when the MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival screens at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. MANHATTAN SHORT announced the Final 10 for its 19th Annual Short Film Festival, a…

WIND RIVER

| 2017 | 107 minutes | | , , ,
Taylor Sheridan

Saturday August 26, 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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Taylor Sheridan

Kelsey Asbille, Jeremy Renner, Julia Jones

WIND RIVER is a chilling thriller that follows a rookie FBI agent (Elizabeth Olsen) who teams up with a local game tracker with deep community ties and a haunted past (Jeremy Renner) to investigate the murder of a local girl on a remote Native American Reservation in Wyoming in the hopes of…

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Tuesday September 05, 2017, 7:30 pm (Film Center),
$15 General Admission, $12 MVFS Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Carl Bessai

Bruce Dern, Anthony Michael Hall, Sean Astin

Actress Ivy Matheson and Producer Irwin Olian will be joining us after the screening for a discussion.  World-renowned, cutting edge architect Davenport Lear, nearing retirement, summons his dysfunctional children to a weekend family retreat in one of his architectural creations, a magnificent Malibu Estate. When they learn that he has decided to marry his…

UNREST

| 2017 | 90 mins | | ,
Directed by Jennifer Brea

Tuesday August 29, 2017, 7:30 pm (Film Center),
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 Jennifer Brea

Director Jennifer Brea and Professor Omar Wasow will join us after the screening for a discussion led by Charlayne Hunter-Gault. Introduced by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Journalist Jennifer Brea documents her struggle with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. After spiking a 105 degree fever shortly after being accepted to a…

I KNOW A MAN… ASHLEY BRYAN

| 2016 | 73 mins. | | , ,
Directed by Richard Kane

Thursday August 24, 2017, 5:30pm,
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 Richard Kane

Join Charlayne Hunter-Gault and Adrienne L. Childs after the film for a Q&A I KNOW A MAN … ASHLEY BRYAN is a story about this 94 year old artist who skips and jumps in his heart like a child, yet is a spiritually deep creative genius and poet of 50+ children’s books,…

LOGAN LUCKY

| 2017 | 119 mins. | | , ,
Directed by Steven Soderbergh

Thursday August 17, 2017, 8:00pm (Capawock)
Friday August 18, 2017, 8:30pm (Capawock)
Saturday August 19, 2017, 8:00pm (Strand)

$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 Steven Soderbergh

Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Riley Keough

Trying to reverse a family curse, brothers Jimmy (Channing Tatum) and Clyde Logan (Adam Driver) set out to execute an elaborate robbery during the legendary Coca-Cola 600 race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.

GIRLS TRIP

| 2017 | 122 mins | | ,
Directed by Malcolm D. Lee

Tuesday August 15, 2017, 8:00pm (Capawock)
Wednesday August 16, 2017, 8:30pm (Strand)
Saturday August 19, 2017, 8:00pm (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 Malcolm D. Lee

Queen Latifah, Regina Hall, Jada Pinkett Smith, Tiffany Haddish

When four lifelong friends-Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith and Tiffany Haddish-travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there’s enough dancing, drinking, brawling and romancing to make the Big Easy blush. James Lopez, head of motion pictures for Will Packer Productions,…

Thursday August 10, 2017, 3:30 pm (Strand),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Four children dream of escaping the tedium of a summer holiday with their mother. When finally given permission to camp on their own on an island in the middle of a vast lake, they are overjoyed. But when they get there they discover they may not be alone… The battle for ownership…

AND THEN THEY CAME FOR US

| 2017 | 47 mins | |
Directed by Abby Ginzberg and Ken Schneider

Wednesday August 16, 2017, 6:00pm (at the Capawock),
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 Abby Ginzberg and Ken Schneider

Director Abby Ginzberg will join us after the screening for a discussion of the film. Seventy-five years ago, Executive Order 9066 paved the way to the forced incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans. Featuring George Takei (of Star Trek) and many others who were incarcerated, as well as newly rediscovered photographs of Dorothea…

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Sunday August 13, 2017,
Private Event - No Film Tonight
The Film Center is Closed - No movie scheduled

ATOMIC BLONDE – LAST SHOW!

| 2017 | 115 mins | | , ,
Directed by David Leitch

Tuesday August 15, 2017, 8:30 pm (Strand),
$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

Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman

A high-stakes, global action-thriller that takes place in the city of Berlin, on the eve of the Wall’s collapse and the shifting of superpower alliances. Charlize Theron (“Mad Max: Fury Road”) portrays Lorraine Broughton, a top-level spy for MI6, who is dispatched to Berlin to take down a ruthless espionage ring that…

AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: Truth to Power

| 2017 | 99 mins | |
Directed by Jon Shenk, Bonnie Cohen

Thursday August 17, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center)
Saturday August 19, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center)
Sunday August 20, 2017, 6:00pm (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 Jon Shenk, Bonnie Cohen

A decade after An Inconvenient Truth brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight, traveling around the world training an army of climate champions and…

THE B-SIDE: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography

| 2017 | 76 mins | |
Directed by Errol Morris

Friday August 18, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center), ,
$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 Errol Morris

Portrait photographer Elsa Dorfman found her medium in 1980: the larger-than-life Polaroid Land 20×24 camera. For the next thirty-five years she captured the “surfaces” of those who visited her Cambridge, Massachusetts studio: families, Beat poets, rock stars, and Harvard notables. As pictures begin to fade and her retirement looms, Dorfman gives Errol…

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Saturday October 07, 2017, 12:55pm,
SPECIAL EVENT
$110 Season Pass, $100 Member's Season Pass
When purchasing a pass, we will email you to ask which operas you would like to attend with your pass.
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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The Met: Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of high-definition live cinema simulcasts, will begin its 12th season on October 7, with a new production of Bellini’s Norma directed by Sir David McVicar and conducted by Carlo Rizzi, starring one of the world’s most acclaimed Normas, Sondra Radvanovsky. The season will…

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Saturday October 07, 2017,
SPECIAL EVENT
$220 Season Pass, $200 Member's Season Pass
Once you purchase a pass, we will email you to identify which operas you would like to attend.
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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The Met: Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of high-definition live cinema simulcasts, will begin its 12th season on October 7, with a new production of Bellini’s Norma directed by Sir David McVicar and conducted by Carlo Rizzi, starring one of the world’s most acclaimed Normas, Sondra Radvanovsky. The season will…

BABY DRIVER

| 2017 | 113 mins | | , , ,
Directed by Edgar Wright

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$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Edgar Wright

Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Lily James

A talented, young getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. But after being coerced into working for a crime boss (Kevin Spacey), he must face the music when a doomed heist threatens his life, love and freedom.

Thursday August 17, 2017, 7:00pm (at the Strand),
SPECIAL EVENT
Free Admission to General Public. Tickets available in advance online
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
. Reserve your tickets in advance online

Directed by Stanley Nelson

Join filmmaker Stanley Nelson after the film for a Q&A.  Sponsored by Firelight Media.  A haven for Black intellectuals, artists and revolutionaries—and path of promise toward the American dream—Black colleges and universities have educated the architects of freedom movements and cultivated leaders in every field. They have been unapologetically Black for more…

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Monday July 31, 2017,
SPECIAL EVENT
$65 All Access Festival Pass, $55 Festival Pass for MVFS Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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In recognition of the rising importance of documentaries to public dialogue, the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society is proud to announce its third annual Documentary Week from July 31st through August 4th, 2017. To see the entire line-up of films click here. PASS HOLDERS, PLEASE SEND US AN EMAIL with your selected festival movie and event selections…

Special Event: THE MIKADO

| 2015 | 145 mins (includes intermission) | |
Directed by Jonathan Miller

Thursday July 13, 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 Jonathan Miller

Join us for a showing of the famous opera THE MIKADO, captured live to film from the Coliseum, London. History: The show opened on March 14, 1885, in London, where it ran at the Savoy Theatre for 672 performances, which was the second longest run for any work of musical theatre and one of the…

Thursday August 03, 2017, 5:30pm (Strand),
$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 Matt Reeves

Toby Kebbell, Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson

In WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES, the third chapter of the critically acclaimed blockbuster franchise, Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his…

SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING — Last Showing!

| 2017 | 133 mins. | | , ,
Directed by Jon Watts

Saturday July 22, 2017, 5:30 pm (Capawock)
Monday July 24, 2017, 5:30 pm (Strand)
Tuesday July 25, 2017, 5:30 pm (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 Jon Watts

Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr.

Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, Peter returns home, where he lives with his Aunt May (Marisa Tomei), under the watchful eye of his new mentor Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.). Peter tries to fall back into his normal daily routine–distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just your friendly…

DUNKIRK

| 2017 | 107 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Christopher Nolan

Thursday August 17, 2017, 5:30pm (Capawock)
Sunday August 20, 2017, 3:30pm (Strand)
Wednesday August 23, 2017, 3:30pm (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 Christopher Nolan

Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Kenneth Branagh

In May 1940, Germany advanced into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Under air and ground cover from British and French forces, troops were slowly and methodically evacuated from the beach using every serviceable naval and civilian vessel that could be found. At the end of this heroic mission,…

MY COUSIN RACHEL – LAST SHOWING!

, | 2017 | 106 minutes | | ,
Directed by Roger Michell

Thursday July 06, 2017, 6:00pm (Capawock)
Sunday July 09, 2017, 6:00pm (Strand)
Monday July 10, 2017, 8:30pm (Strand)

$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 Roger Michell

Rachel Weisz, Sam Claflin, Iain Glen, Holliday Grainger

A dark romance, MY COUSIN RACHEL tells the story of a young Englishman who plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.

2017 DOC WEEK: TICKLING GIANTS

, | 2016 | 111 mins. | |
Directed by Sara Taksler

Thursday August 03, 2017, 7:30 PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Sara Taksler

Bassem Youssef
Jon Stewart

Director Sara Taksler will be joining us via Skype after the film for an interview led by Kate Davis TICKLING GIANTS tells the story of Dr. Bassem Youssef, the “Egyptian Jon Stewart”, who decides to leave his job as a heart surgeon and become a late-night comedian. The movie is about how…

MEGAN LEAVEY – Last Showing!

| 2017 | 116 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite

Thursday June 29, 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 Gabriela Cowperthwaite

MEGAN LEAVEY is based on the true life story of a young marine corporal (Kate Mara) whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq. When she is assigned to clean up the K9 unit after a disciplinary hearing, Leavey identifies with a…

IT COMES AT NIGHT – Last Showing!

| 2017 | 91 minutes | | ,
Directed by Trey Edward Shults

Wednesday June 28, 2017, 7:30pm (Strand)
Thursday June 29, 2017, 8:00pm (Capawock),

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Trey Edward Shults

Joel Edgerton, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Riley Keough

Imagine the end of the world. Now imagine something worse. Award-winning filmmaker Trey Edward Shults follows his incredible debut feature KRISHA with IT COMES AT NIGHT, a horror film following a man (Joel Edgerton) as he learns that the evil stalking his family home may be only a prelude to horrors that…

2017 DOC WEEK: DATELINE-SAIGON

| 2016 | 95 mins. | | , ,
Directed by Thomas D. Herman

Friday August 04, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center),
SPECIAL EVENT
$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Thomas D. Herman

Narrated by Sam Waterston

Special Guest: Director Thomas D. Herman will join us for a discussion of the film. DATELINE-SAIGON profiles five Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists — The New York Times’s David Halberstam; The Associated Press’s Malcolm Browne, Peter Arnett, and the legendary photojournalist Horst Faas; and United Press International’s Neil Sheehan. With all the high-stakes drama…

THE HOUSE

| 2017 | 88 minutes | |
Directed by Andrew J. Cohen

Thursday July 06, 2017, 8:30pm (Capawock)
Sunday July 09, 2017, 8:15pm (Strand)
Monday July 10, 2017, 8:30pm (Capawock)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Andrew J. Cohen

After losing their college fund, Scott (Will Ferrell) and Kate (Amy Poehler) must figure out a way to earn some cash so their daughter (Ryan Simpkins) can go to school. With help from their neighbor Frank (Jason Mantzoukas), the couple start an underground casino in the basement of their house. As the…

THE BIG SICK

| 2017 | 119 mins. | | ,
Directed by Michael Showalter

Friday August 25, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member
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Directed by Michael Showalter

Starring Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Ray Romano

Based on the real-life courtship between Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, THE BIG SICK tells the story of Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail (Nanjiani), who connects with grad student Emily (Kazan) after one of his standup sets. However, what they thought would be just a one-night stand blossoms into the real thing,…

DESPICABLE ME 3

| 2017 | 90 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Kyle Balda and Pierre Coffin

Wednesday August 16, 2017, 3:30pm (Capawock)
Thursday August 17, 2017, 4:30pm (Strand),

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Kyle Balda and Pierre Coffin
Screen Play by Ken Dario and Cinco Paul

Starring Jenny Slate, Kristen Wiig, Steve Carell

Gru (Steve Carell) faces off against Balthazar Bratt (Trey Parker), a former child star who has grown up to become obsessed with the character that he played in the ’80s, and gets into some sibling rivalry when he meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team…

47 METERS DOWN – Last Showing!

| 2017 | 89 minutes | | ,
Directed by Johannes Roberts

Thursday June 29, 2017, 8:30pm (Strand),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Johannes Roberts

Starring Mandy Moore, Claire Holt, Matthew Modine, and Yani Gellman

Two sisters vacationing in Mexico are trapped in a shark cage at the bottom of the ocean. With less than an hour of oxygen left and great white sharks circling nearby, they must fight to survive.

CARS 3 – Last Showing!

| 2017 | 109 mins. | | , ,
Directed by Brian Fee

Thursday July 13, 2017, 3:00pm (Capawock),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Brian Fee

Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Chris Cooper

Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician, Cruz Ramirez (voice of Cristela Alonzo), with her own plan…

AUTOMATIC AT SEA

, | 2016 | 88 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Matthew Lessner
sea

Sunday July 30, 2017, 6:00PM ,
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$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Matthew Lessner
Produced by David Henry Gerson, Vanessa Gazy, Beatrice von Schwerin

Starring: Breeda Wool
David Henry Gerson
Livia Hiselius
Evan Louison
Malia Scharf

Following the screening Producer/Actor David Henry Gerson and various crew members will answer questions.  On a whim, Eve (a young Swedish traveler) accepts an invitation from Peter (a wealthy heir) to vacation on his family’s private island off the coast of New England. As a series of unexpected delays prevent other guests from…

Wednesday August 23, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center) ,
SPECIAL EVENT
Free admission.
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John Maloof, Charlie Siskel

A mysterious nanny, who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that were hidden in storage lockers and discovered decades later, is now considered among the 20th century’s greatest photographers. Maier’s strange and riveting life and art are revealed through never before seen photographs, films, and interviews with dozens who thought they knew her. An…

ALIEN: COVENANT — Last Showing!

| 2017 | 122 mins. | | , ,
Directed by Ridley Scott

Friday June 16, 2017, 8:30pm (Strand)
Saturday June 17, 2017, 5:30pm (Capawock)
Thursday June 22, 2017, 5:30pm (Capawock)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Ridley Scott

Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride

Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, members (Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup) of the colony ship Covenant discover what they think to be an uncharted paradise. While there, they meet David (Michael Fassbender), the synthetic survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition. The mysterious world soon turns dark…

CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC MOVIE

| 2017 | 89 mins. | | , ,
Directed by David Soren

Saturday June 24, 2017, 3:00pm (Capawock), 3:30pm (Strand)
Sunday June 25, 2017, 4:00pm (Capawock), 4:00pm (Strand),

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by David Soren

Kevin Hart, Thomas Middleditch, Ed Helms

Based on the worldwide sensation and bestselling book series, and boasting an A-list cast of comedy superstars headed by Kevin Hart and Ed Helms, DreamWorks Animation brings audiences the long-awaited global movie event, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie. George Beard and Harold Hutchins are two overly imaginative pranksters who spend hours…

CITY OF GHOSTS

| 2017 | 90 mins. | |
Directed by Matthew Heineman

Tuesday August 22, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Matthew Heineman

CITY OF GHOSTS is a documentary that follows the efforts of “Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently,” a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014. With deeply personal access, this is the story of a brave group of citizen journalists as they face…