MERCHANTS OF DOUBT

| 2015 | 1 hr. 36 min. | | , ,
Robert Kenner

Sunday May 29, 2016, 4:00 PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Robert Kenner

The director of the acclaimed FOOD, INC brings us this provocative film, inspired by the acclaimed book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway.  MERCHANTS OF DOUBT takes audiences on a satirically comedic, yet illuminating ride into the heart of conjuring American spin. Filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the curtain on a secretive group…

BIKES vs CARS

| 2015 | 1 hr. 30 min. | | , ,
Fredrik Gertten

Saturday May 28, 2016, 7:30 PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Fredrik Gertten

The bicycle is an amazing tool for change. Activists and cities all over the world are moving towards a new system. But will the economic powers allow it? Bikes vs Cars, a new film project from BANANAS!* and Big Boys Gone Bananas!* director Fredrik Gertten, looks into and investigates the daily global…

SEASONS

| 2016 | 97 min | | , ,
Jacques Perrin & Jacques Cluzaud

Saturday May 28, 2016, 4:00 PM,
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Jacques Perrin & Jacques Cluzaud

French co-directors Jacques Perrin andJacques Cluzaud’s millennia-spanning SEASONS does for beasts of the land what the duo’s “Winged Migration” and “Oceans” did for those of the air and sea… A poetic chronicle of Europe over the past 15,000 years, filmed through the eyes of animals. A natural symphony on the mysteries of the forests,…

HOW TO LET GO OF THE WORLD

| 2016 | 2 hr. 5 min. | |
Josh Fox

Friday May 27, 2016, 7:30 PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Josh Fox

 In HOW TO LET GO OF THE WORLD, Oscar nominated director, Josh Fox, maker of the film, GASLAND, continues in his deeply personal style, investigating climate change – the greatest threat our world has ever known. Traveling to 12 countries on 6 continents, the film acknowledges that it may be too late…

ICE AND THE SKY

| 2015 | 1 hr. 29 min. | |
Luc Jacquet

Friday May 27, 2016, 4:00 pm,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Luc Jacquet

Jacques-Yves Cousteau

An inspiring story about the life of 82 year old glaciologist, Claude Lorius, whose groundbreaking discoveries sounded the alarm for global warming. In 1955, scientist Claude set off with two fellow travelers for a one-year wintering journey in the Antarctic, with no possible return or support. On such unexplored lands, the young…

SONIC SEA

| 2016 | 56 mins | | , , ,
Daniel Hinerfeld, Michelle Dougherty

Thursday May 26, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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$7 child age 14 or younger
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Daniel Hinerfeld, Michelle Dougherty

Opening Reception to Festival begins at 6:30 PM A documentary about the devastating impact of industrial and military ocean noise on whales and other marine life. The film explores the critical role of sound in the sea, and the sudden, dramatic changes human activity is inflicting on the ocean’s delicate acoustic habitat —…

EVERYBODY WANTS SOME!!

| 2016 | 116 minutes | |
Directed by Richard Linklater

Friday April 29, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)
Saturday April 30, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)
Sunday May 01, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Richard Linklater

WILL BRITTAIN, ZOEY DEUTCH, RYAN GUZMAN, TYLER HOECHLIN, BLAKE JENNER, GLEN POWELL, WYATT RUSSELL

On the heels of his success with the groundbreaking drama BOYHOOD, director Richard Linklater shifts gears to sports for this comedy about a successful college baseball team that plays hard both on and off the diamond. Blake Jenner, Tyler Hoechin, Wyatt Russell, Ryan Guzman, Zoey Dutch, Will Brittain, and Glen Powell star….

THE BOSS

| 2016 | 99 minutes | |
Directed by Ben Falcone

Friday April 29, 2016, 8:30PM (Capawock Theater)
Saturday April 30, 2016, 8:30PM (Capawock Theater)
Sunday May 01, 2016, 6:30PM (Capawock Theater)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Ben Falcone

Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell, Peter Dinklage

Academy Award nominated star Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids, The Heat, Tammy) headlines The Boss as a titan of industry who is sent to prison after she’s caught for insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America’s latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget….

New York Film Critics Series Premiere: MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS

| 2016 | 90 minutes | | ,
Directed by Paul Duddridge

Wednesday May 04, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
$20 General Admission, $17 Member
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Directed by Paul Duddridge

SELMA BLAIR, COURTENEY COX, CHRISTINA RICCI, SUSAN SARANDON, MIRA SORVINO, SHARON STONE

MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS features interwoven stories about what it means to be a mom, which are tied together via single gal Rigby Gray, a rock photographer who’s riding a career high when an unlikely and unexpected pregnancy forces her to turn her lens inward. As Rigby slowly comes to terms with what…

THE JUNGLE BOOK (2016)

| 2016 | 111 mins | | , ,
Directed by Jon Favreau

Thursday April 28, 2016, 7:00PM (Capawock Theater)
Friday April 29, 2016, 6:00PM (Capawock Theater)
Saturday April 30, 2016, 6:00PM (Capawock Theater)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Directed by Jon Favreau
Story by: Rudyard Kipling

Voiced acted by Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Ben Kingsley, and Idris Elba.

As lovely to behold as it is engrossing to watch, The Jungle Book is the rare remake that actually improves upon its predecessors — all while setting a new standard for CGI. Directed by Jon Favreau (Iron Man), based on Rudyard Kipling’s timeless stories and inspired by Disney’s classic animated film, The…

REMEMBER

, | 2016 | 95 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Atom Egoyan

Thursday April 28, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center)
Friday April 29, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center)
Saturday April 30, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Directed by Atom Egoyan

CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER, BRUNO GANZ, JÜRGEN PROCHNOW, HEINZ LIEVEN, HENRY CZERNY, DEAN NORRIS, MARTIN LANDAU

REMEMBER tells the story of Zev Guttman (Academy Award® Winner Christopher Plummer), a 90-year-old struggling with memory loss who is living out his final years in a serene retirement home. A week following the death of his beloved wife Ruth, he suddenly gets a mysterious package from his close friend Max (Academy Award®…

BORN TO BE BLUE

, , | 2016 | 97 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Robert Budreau

Thursday April 28, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Directed by Robert Budreau

ETHAN HAWKE, CARMEN EJOGO, CALLUM KEITH RENNIE

Ethan Hawke lights up the screen as jazz legend Chet Baker, whose tumultuous life is thrillingly reimagined with wit, verve, and style to burn. In the 1950s, Baker was one of the most famous trumpeters in the world, renowned as both a pioneer of the West Coast jazz scene and an icon…

MARGUERITE

, , | 2016 | 127 minutes | |
Directed by Xavier Giannoli

Thursday April 21, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Xavier Giannoli

CATHERINE FROT, ANDRÉ MARCON, AUBERT FENOY, CHRISTA THÉRET, DENIS MPUNGA, MICHEL FAU, SYLVAIN DIEUAIDE

1921, the beginning of the Golden Twenties. Not far from Paris. It is party day at Marguerite Dumont’s castle. Like every year, an array of music lovers gathers around a great cause at the owner’s place. Nobody knows much about this woman except that she is rich and that her whole life…

Thursday June 23, 2016, 7:15PM (Film Center),
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$30 General Admission, $25 Member,
$15 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Ewald André Dupont

EMIL JANNINGS, MALY DELSCHAFT

Silent film giant Emil Jannings stars in this wrenching tale of love and lust, set in a circus, with trapeze artists and murder. Known as Jealousy when released in America 90 years ago, Varieté will be shown at the MV Film Center in its complete, unexpurgated form for the very first time, in a gorgeous new…

PAPA: HEMINGWAY IN CUBA

, | 2016 | 109 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Bob Yari

Friday May 06, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
REGULAR PRICING: $12 General Admission, $9 Member
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Directed by Bob Yari

GIOVANNI RIBISI, JAMES REMAR, MINKA KELLY

The first Hollywood film to shoot on location in Cuba since the 1959 revolution, PAPA is the true-life story of a young journalist who finds a father figure in legendary author Ernest Hemingway. Their relationship began in the late 1950’s when Ed Myers, then a junior reporter at The Miami Herald, wrote…

Sunday May 08, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center),
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$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Su Rynard

Su Rynard’s wide-ranging and contemplative documentary THE MESSENGER explores our deep-seated connection to birds and warns that the uncertain fate of songbirds might mirror our own. Moving from the northern reaches of the Boreal Forest to the base of Mount Ararat in Turkey to the streets of New York, THE MESSENGER brings…

EYE IN THE SKY – Final Show!

| 2016 | 102 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Gavin Hood

Thursday April 14, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Gavin Hood

HELEN MIRREN, AARON PAUL, ALAN RICKMAN

EYE IN THE SKY stars Helen Mirren as Colonel Katherine Powell, a UK-based military officer in command of a top secret drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya. Through remote surveillance and on-the-ground intel, Powell discovers the targets are planning a suicide bombing and the mission escalates from “capture” to “kill.” But…

Sunday April 24, 2016, 4:00 PM (Film Center),
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Directed by Boyd Estus
Written by Sam Low
Produced by Sam Low

Refreshments to following Q&A with Sam Low in the lobby provided by SAIL MV. Over 1,000 years ago, the islands of Polynesia were explored and settled by navigators who used only the waves, the stars, and the flights of birds for guidance. In hand-built, double-hulled canoes sixty feet long, the ancestors of…

BAG IT (FREE COMMUNITY SCREENING)

| 2011 | 74 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Suzan Beraza

Tuesday April 05, 2016, 7:30 PM (Film Center),
SPECIAL EVENT
FREE ADMISSION
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening

Directed by Suzan Beraza

JEB BERRIER, JARED BLUMENFELD, MARTIN BOURQUE

An average guy makes a resolution to stop using plastic bags at the grocery store. Little does he know that this simple decision will change his life completely. He comes to the conclusion that our consumptive use of plastic has finally caught up to us, and looks at what we can do…

HELLO, MY NAME IS DORIS – Final Show!

| 2016 | 95 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Michael Showalter

Thursday April 14, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Michael Showalter

SALLY FIELD, MAX GREENFIELD

When Doris Miller (Sally Field) meets John Fremont (Max Greenfield), her company’s hip new art director, sparks fly—at least for Doris. Her first encounter with true romance (outside of the pages of a novel) convinces Doris that she and the mostly unaware John are meant for each other.

ANOMALISA

| 2015 | 90 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Duke Johnson & Charlie Kaufman

Friday March 25, 2016, 4:00 PM (Film Center)
Saturday March 26, 2016, 7:30 PM (Film Center)
Thursday March 31, 2016, 7:30 PM (Film Center)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Duke Johnson & Charlie Kaufman

DAVID THEWLIS, JENNIFER JASON LEIGH, TOM NOONAN

Michael Stone, an author that specializes in customer service, is a man who is unable to interact deeply with other people. His low sensitivity to excitement, and his lack of interest made him a man with a repetitive life on his own perspective. But, when he went on a business trip, he…

Friday April 01, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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Directed by Perry Henzell

JIMMY CLIFF

WYOB-FM and the MV Film Society have teamed up to host a fundraiser for FM WYOB in honor of Jimmy Cliff’s April 1st birthday. Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff stars as Ivan Martin, an aspiring young singer who leaves his rural village for the capital city of Kingston, Jamaica hoping to make a name…

TAXI – Last Showing!

| 2016 | 82 minutes | | ,
Directed by Jafar Panahi

Thursday March 24, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Jafar Panahi

JAFAR PANAHI

This lauded slice-of-life movie stars exiled Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi as he poses as a taxi driver in Tehran, in this series of portraits of everyday characters hiring his driving services. Jafar Panahi’s Taxi offers another round of societal commentary from a director whose entire filmography stands as a daring act of…

THE TREASURE – Last Showing!

, | 2016 | 89 minutes | |
Directed by Corneliu Porumboiu

Thursday March 24, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Corneliu Porumboiu

TOMA CUZIN, ADRIAN PURCARESCU, CORNELIU COZMEI

Two neighbors learn of a treasure buried in their shared yard and decide to dig it up in this allegorical comedy from Romanian director Corneliu Porumboiu

RACE

, , | 2016 | 134 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Stephen Hopkins

Wednesday March 23, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Stephen Hopkins

STEPHAN JAMES, JASON SUDEIKIS, ELI GOREE, SHANICE BANTON, CARICE VAN HOUTEN, JEREMY IRONS, WILLIAM HURT

Race is based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens, the legendary athletic superstar whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan supremacy. Race is an enthralling…

HAIL, CAESAR!

| 2016 | 106 minutes | | ,
Directed by Joel & Ethan Coen

Wednesday March 02, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)
Thursday March 03, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center)
Friday March 04, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Joel & Ethan Coen

JOSH BROLIN, GEORGE CLOONEY, ALDEN EHRENREICH, RALPH FIENNES, SCARLETT JOHANSSON, TILDA SWINTON, FRANCES MCDORMAND, CHANNING TATUM, JONAH HILL

Four-time Oscar winning filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen (No Country for Old Men, True Grit, Fargo) write and direct Hail, Caesar!, an all-star comedy set during the latter years of Hollywood’s Golden Age. Starring Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich, Ralph Fiennes, Jonah Hill, Scarlett Johansson, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton and Channing…

New York Film Critics Series Premiere: THE CONFIRMATION

| 2016 | 90 minutes | |
Directed by Bob Nelson

Wednesday March 16, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
SPECIAL PRICING: $20 General Admission, $18 Member
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Directed by Bob Nelson

CLIVE OWEN, MARIA BELLO, PATTON OSWALT, STEPHEN TOBOLOWSKY, SPENCER DREVER, MICHAEL EKLUND, RYAN ROBBINS

Post-screening simulcast Q&A with co-stars Clive Owen, Jaeden Lieberher, and Writer/ Director Bob Nelson. Clive Owen shines in this irresistible comedy as Walt, a down-on-his luck carpenter tasked with entertaining his eight-year-old son Anthony while Anthony’s mom (Maria Bello) and her new husband are away. But when Walt’s prized toolbox is stolen, a…

WHERE TO INVADE NEXT

| 2016 | 110 minutes | |
Directed by Michael Moore

Thursday April 07, 2016, 4:00 PM (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Michael Moore

MICHAEL MOORE

This is an expansive, rib-tickling, and subversive comedy in which Moore, playing the role of “invader,” visits a host of nations to learn how the U.S. could improve its own prospects. The creator of FAHRENHEIT 9/11 and BOWLING FOR COLUMBINE is back with this hilarious and eye-opening call to arms. Turns out the…

Sunday March 27, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Ciro Guerra

JAN BIJVOET, NILBIO TORRES, ANTONIO BOLÍVAR

SPECIAL APPEARANCE: 2016 Academy Award nominee director Ciro Guerra and his producer Cristina Gallego joined us from Colombia via Skype for a Q&A after our Saturday, March 12 at 4 PM show. EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT is a 2015 Colombian adventure drama film directed by Ciro Guerra. The film won the Art Cinema Award…

THEEB

, , , | 2015 | 100 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Naji Abu Nowar

Friday February 26, 2016, 1:00PM (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Naji Abu Nowar

JACIR EIL AL-HWIETAT

1916. While war rages in the Ottoman Empire, Hussein raises his younger brother Theeb (“Wolf”) in a traditional Bedouin community that is isolated by the vast, unforgiving desert. The brothers’ quiet existence is suddenly interrupted when a British Army officer and his guide ask Hussein to escort them to a water well…

45 YEARS

| 2015 | 93 minutes | | ,
Directed by Andrew Haigh

Thursday February 18, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)
Friday February 19, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center)
Sunday February 21, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member
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Directed by Andrew Haigh

CHARLOTTE RAMPLING, TOM COURTENAY

There is just one week until Kate Mercer’s forty-fifth wedding anniversary and the planning for the party is going well. But then a letter arrives for her husband. The body of his first love has been discovered, frozen and preserved in the icy glaciers of the Swiss Alps. By the time the…

MUSTANG (LAST SHOWING!)

| 2015 | 97 minutes | |
Directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven

Thursday February 25, 2016, 4:00PM (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 Deniz Gamze Ergüven

GÜNEŞ ŞENSOY

Early summer in a village in Northern Turkey. Five free-spirited teenaged sisters splash about on the beach with their male classmates. Though their games are merely innocent fun, a neighbor passes by and reports what she considers to be illicit behavior to the girls’ family. The family overreacts, removing all “instruments of…

THE FINEST HOURS (Last Show!)

| 2016 | 109 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Craig Gillespie

Thursday February 11, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center),
SPECIAL EVENT
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Craig Gillespie

CHRIS PINE, CASEY AFFLECK, BEN FOSTER, HOLLIDAY GRAINGER, JOHN ORTIZ, ERIC BANA

A heroic action-thriller, THE FINEST HOURS is the remarkable true story of the greatest small boat rescue in Coast Guard history. The film will transport audiences to the heart of the action, creating a fully-immersive cinematic experience on an epic scale. On February 18, 1952, a massive nor’easter struck New England, pummeling towns…

IN THE HEART OF THE SEA with Matthew Stackpole

| 2015 | 121 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Ron Howard

Saturday February 13, 2016, 4:00PM,
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$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Ron Howard

CHRIS HEMSWORTH, BENJAMIN WALKER, CILLIAN MURPHY, TOM HOLLAND, BEN WHISHAW, BRENDAN GLEESON

SPECIAL SCREENING IN COLLABORATION WITH SAIL MV, TO BENEFIT THEIR PROGRAMMING. In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s…

NT LIVE: JANE EYRE

| 2015 | 210 minutes | |
Directed by Sally Cookson

Sunday January 24, 2016, 12:00PM (Film Center),
$20 General Admission, $17 Member,
$10 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Sally Cookson

MADELEINE WORRALL

Almost 170 years on, Charlotte Brontë’s story of the trailblazing Jane is as inspiring as ever. This bold and dynamic production uncovers one woman’s fight for freedom and fulfilment on her own terms. From her beginnings as a destitute orphan, Jane Eyre’s spirited heroine faces life’s obstacles head-on, surviving poverty, injustice and…

OPERA IN CINEMA: LA DAMNATION DE FAUST

| 2015 | 140 minutes | |
Directed by Alvis Hermanis. Conducted by Philippe Jordan.

Sunday April 17, 2016, 12:00PM (Film Center),
$20 General Admission, $17 Member,
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Directed by Alvis Hermanis. Conducted by Philippe Jordan.

JONAS KAUFMANN, SOPHIE KOCH, BRYN TERFEL, EDWIN CROSSLEY-MERCER, SOPHIE CLAISSE

Sung in French. “This marvellous book fascinated me from the very beginning. I could not put it down. I read it incessantly, during meals, in the theatre, in the street, everywhere.” And so it was, following the composer’s discovery of Faust Part One in 1828 that Goethe joined Virgil and Shakespeare to…

THE DANISH GIRL

, , | 2015 | 120 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Tom Hooper

Thursday January 28, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center)
Saturday January 30, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center)
Sunday January 31, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Tom Hooper

EDDIE REDMAYNE, ALICIA VIKANDER, MATTHIAS SCHOENAERTS, BEN WHISHAW, SEBASTIAN KOCH, AMBER HEARD

A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda’s marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili’s groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.

THE BIG SHORT

| 2015 | 130 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Adam McKay

Friday January 15, 2016, 7:30PM (Capawock)
Saturday January 16, 2016, 7:30PM (Capawock)
Sunday January 17, 2016, 4:30PM (Capawock)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Adam McKay

CHRISTIAN BALE, STEVE CARELL, RYAN GOSLING, BRAD PITT

When four outsiders saw what the big banks, media and government refused to, the global collapse of the economy, they had an idea: The Big Short. Their bold investment leads them into the dark underbelly of modern banking where they must question everyone and everything.

OPERA IN CINEMA: MOVIMIENTOS and SUITE FLAMENCA

| 118 minutes,
Directed by Hugo Pérez de la Pica | Antonio Gades. Choreographed by Maite Chico | Antonio Gades | Cristina Hoyos.

Sunday March 20, 2016, 12:00PM (Film Center),
$20 General Admission, $17 Member,
$10 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Hugo Pérez de la Pica | Antonio Gades. Choreographed by Maite Chico | Antonio Gades | Cristina Hoyos.

ANTONIO GADES COMPANY

MOVIMIENTOS: Danzar al aire español After the huge success of Movimientos: La danza de la punta al tacón, Antonio Gades Fundation comes back to Teatro Real with a new production for all audiences. Movimientos: Danzar al Aire Español. An educational approach to the different disciplines that Spanish core dance includes: the bolero…

OPERA IN CINEMA: LE NOZZE DI FIGARO

| 2015 | 190 minutes | |
Directed by Sven-Eric Bechtolf. Conducted by Franz Welser-Möst

Sunday February 21, 2016, 12:00PM (Film Center),
$20 General Admission, $17 Member,
$10 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Sven-Eric Bechtolf. Conducted by Franz Welser-Möst

ERWIN SCHROTT, MICHAEL VOLLE, MALIN HARTELIUS, MARTINA JANKOVÁ, JUDITH SCHMID

Sung in Italian. Mozart and da Ponte’s very first collaboration resulted in a masterpiece –LE NOZZE DI FIGARO– that represents a highlight in the entire history of opera. In his stage play on which the opera is based, Beaumarchais broached the topic of the class struggle between the Count and his servant…

New York Film Critics Series Premiere: TUMBLEDOWN

| 2015 | 105 minutes | | ,
Directed by Sean Mewshaw

Wednesday February 10, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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Directed by Sean Mewshaw

JASON SUDEIKIS, REBECCA HALL, DIANNA AGRON, JOE MANGANIELLO

Post-screening simulcast Q&A with Jason Sudeikis, Rebecca Hall, & Blythe Danner. Pop culture scholar Andrew (Jason Sudeikis) comes to Maine to interview Hannah (Rebecca Hall), the protective widow of an acclaimed singer. When the unlikely pair strike a deal to co-write a biography, Andrew finds himself clashing with a cast of locals,…

Saturday February 06, 2016, 4:00PM (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 Greg Whiteley

Presented in collaboration with the Vineyard Montessori School.  The current educational system in the United States was developed a century ago during the rise of the industrial age and was once the envy of the world. However, the world economy has since transformed profoundly, but the US education system has not. Schools…

HITCHCOCK/TRUFFAUT

| 2015 | 80 mins | | ,
Directed by Kent Jones

Wednesday January 13, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)
Saturday January 16, 2016, 4:00PM (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 Kent Jones

Alfred Hitchcock and Francois Truffaut

In 1962, Alfred Hitchcock and a 30-year-old François Truffaut sequestered themselves in a windowless Hollywood office for a weeklong conversation. The result: the seminal book “Hitchcock/Truffaut,” published a half century ago, dissecting every film Hitchcock had made until then, illuminating his masterful techniques, making the case for the popular director as an…

Thursday February 11, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member
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 88th Annual Academy Awards telecast on Sunday, February 28, 2016! 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 24, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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 88th Annual Academy Awards telecast on Sunday, February 28, 2016! 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…

Thursday February 18, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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 88th Annual Academy Awards telecast on Sunday, February 28, 2016! 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…

Thursday March 03, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)
Sunday March 06, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center)
Wednesday March 09, 2016, 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 László Nemes

GÉZA RÖHRIG

After our Thursday, March 3rd screening of SON OF SAUL, Rabbi Caryn Broitman will lead a discussion on the movie’s themes. Joining her are the following discussants: Joann Green Breuer – critic; theater director; Professor Emerita, Harvard University Gaston Vadasz – was born and hidden in Hungary during the Holocaust Max Jasny…

Wednesday January 20, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)
Friday January 22, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center)
Wednesday January 27, 2016, 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 Todd Haynes

CATE BLANCHETT, ROONEY MARA, SARAH PAULSON, KYLE CHANDLER

In an adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s seminal novel The Price of Salt, CAROL follows two women from very different backgrounds who find themselves in an unexpected love affair in 1950s New York. As conventional norms of the time challenge their undeniable attraction, an honest story emerges to reveal the resilience of the…

THE LADY IN THE VAN

| 2015 | 104 minutes | | ,
Directed by Nicholas Hytner

Saturday March 26, 2016, 1:00PM (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 Nicholas Hytner

MAGGIE SMITH, ALEX JENNINGS, JIM BROADBENT, FRANCES DE LA TOUR, ROGER ALLAM

This film tells the true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who ‘temporarily’ parked her van in Bennett’s London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years.

YOUTH

, , | 2015 | 118 minutes | |
Directed by Paolo Sorrentino

Thursday January 28, 2016, 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 Paolo Sorrentino

MICHAEL CAINE, HARVEY KEITEL, RACHEL WEISZ, PAUL DANO, JANE FONDA

From Paolo Sorrentino, the director of Italy’s Oscar foreign language winner THE GREAT BEAUTY comes YOUTH, about two longtime friends vacationing in the Swiss Alps. Oscar winning actor Michael Caine plays Fred, an acclaimed composer and conductor, who brings along his daughter (Rachel Weisz) and best friend Mick (Harvey Keitel), a renowned…

THE HATEFUL EIGHT

| 2015 | 182 mins (includes Overture and Intermission) | | , , ,
Directed by Quentin Tarantino

Tuesday January 12, 2016, 7:00PM (Capawock)
Saturday January 16, 2016, 4:00PM (Capawock),

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

Co-starring Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bruce Dern, and Tim Roth

While racing toward the town of Red Rock in post-Civil War Wyoming, bounty hunter John “The Hangman” Ruth (Kurt Russell) and his fugitive prisoner (Jennifer Jason Leigh) encounter another bounty hunter (Samuel L. Jackson) and a man who claims to be a sheriff. Hoping to find shelter from a blizzard, the group…

JOY

| 2015 | 120 minutes | | , ,
Directed by David O. Russell

Thursday January 07, 2016, 7:30PM (MV Film Center)
Saturday January 09, 2016, 4:00PM (MV Film Center)
Sunday January 10, 2016, 7:30PM (MV 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 David O. Russell

JENNIFER LAWRENCE, ROBERT DE NIRO, BRADLEY COOPER

JOY is the wild story of a family across four generations centered on the girl who becomes the woman who founds a business dynasty and becomes a matriarch in her own right. Betrayal, treachery, the loss of innocence and the scars of love, pave the road in this intense emotional and human…

THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY–PART 2

| 2015 | 136 minutes | | , , , ,
Directed by Francis Lawrence

Sunday December 20, 2015, 7:30PM (Capawock)
Wednesday December 23, 2015, 4:30PM (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 Francis Lawrence

JENNIFER LAWRENCE, JOSH HUTCHERSON, LIAM HEMSWORTH, WOODY HARRELSON, ELIZABETH BANKS, JULIANNE MOORE, PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN, JEFFREY WRIGHT, SAM CLAFLIN, JENA MALONE, STANLEY TUCCI, DONALD SUTHERLAND

THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 2 is a 2015 American epic dystopian science fiction war film directed by Francis Lawrence, with a screenplay by Peter Craig and Danny Strong. It is the fourth and final installment in The Hunger Games film series, and the second of two films based on the novel Mockingjay, the…

SPOTLIGHT

| 2015 | 127 minutes | | ,
Directed by Tom McCarthy

Tuesday December 29, 2015, 4:00PM (Film Center)
Wednesday December 30, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center)
Thursday December 31, 2015, 4:00PM (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 Tom McCarthy

MARK RUFFALO, MICHAEL KEATON, RACHEL MCADAMS, LIEV SCHREIBER, JOHN SLATTERY, STANLEY TUCCI

SPOTLIGHT tells the riveting true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that would rock the city and cause a crisis in one of the world’s oldest and most trusted institutions. When the newspaper’s tenacious “Spotlight” team of reporters delves into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation…

ROOM — Last Show

| 2015 | 113 minutes | |
Directed by Lenny Abrahamson

Saturday January 02, 2016, 4:00 PM (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 Lenny Abrahamson

BRIE LARSON, JACOB TREMBLAY, JOAN ALLEN, SEAN BRIDGERS, WILLIAM H. MACY

Nominated for Best Picture (Drama), Best Actress, and Screenplay — Golden Globes Both highly suspenseful and deeply emotional, ROOM is a unique and touching exploration of the boundless love between a mother and her child. After 5-year-old Jack (Jacob Tremblay) and his Ma (Brie Larson) escape from the enclosed surroundings that Jack…

Saturday December 12, 2015, 2:00 pm (Capawock Theater),
SPECIAL EVENT
'FREE ADMISSION, Food Pantry Donation Offering Suggested' (Sponsored by the TBA and MV Film Society)
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening. Box Office opens 45 min. prior to screening to allow time to get your Nat’s Nook hot chocolate before the film.

Directed by Robert Zemeckis

Tom Hanks, Nona Gaye, Peter Scolari

FREE ADMISSION, Food Pantry Donation Offering Suggested Children: Enjoy $1 off of a small hot chocolate at Nat’s Nook (details below)! Directed by Robert Zemeckis and based on children’s author Chris Van Allsburg’s modern holiday classic of the same name, The Polar Express revolves around Billy (Hayden McFarland), who longs to believe…

Classic Film Night: REMEMBER THE NIGHT (1940)

| 1940 | 94 mins | | ,
Directed by Mitchell Leisen

Wednesday December 09, 2015, 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 Mitchell Leisen
Written by Preston Sturges

Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Beulah Bondi, Elizabeth Patterson

A romantic comedy drama directed by former art director Mitchell Leisen and based on a skillful Preston Sturges screenplay. Barbara Stanwyck stars as Lee Leander, a New York City shoplifter who is arrested just before Christmas after trying to filch an expensive piece of jewelry. Her trial delayed until after the holiday,…

LEARNING TO DRIVE

| 2015 | 105 mins | | ,
Directed by Isabel Coixet

Friday December 11, 2015, 5:30 PM (Capawock Theater)
Saturday December 12, 2015, 4:30PM (Capawock Theater)
Sunday December 13, 2015, 4:30PM (Capawock Theater)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Isabel Coixet
Written by Sarah Kernochan

Patricia Clarkson, Ben Kingsley, Grace Gummer

Isabel Coixet’s slice-of-life comedy/drama Learning to Drive stars Patricia Clarkson as Wendy, a middle-ages book critic who is shattered when her husband Ted (Jake Weber) leaves her. In order to visit her daughter (Grace Gummer), who lives upstate, Wendy begins taking driving lessons from Darwan (Ben Kingsley) an American citizen originally from…

Classic Film Night: HOLIDAY AFFAIR (1949)

| 1949 | 87 Mins | | ,
Directed by Don Hartman

Wednesday December 02, 2015, 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 Don Hartman

Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh, Wendell Corey

War widow Janet Leigh hasn’t the money to buy the model train that her son Gordon Gebert wants for Christmas. Robert Mitchum overhears the boy’s plight, and offers to purchase the train for him, even though it will deplete his own money supply. This little gesture of kindness from Mitchum snowballs into…

PEGGY GUGGENHEIM: ART ADDICT

| 2015 | 97 mins | | , ,
Directed by Lisa Immordino Vreeland

Sunday January 03, 2016, 4:00pm (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 Lisa Immordino Vreeland

Lisa Immordino Vreeland follows up her acclaimed debut “Diana Vreeland: The Eye has to Travel” with PEGGY GUGGENHEIM: ART ADDICT. A colorful character who was not only ahead of her time but helped to define it, Peggy Guggenheim was an heiress to her family fortune who became a central figure in the…