X-MEN: APOCALYPSE

| 2016 | 136 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Bryan Singer

Friday May 27, 2016, 8:30PM (Capawock)
Saturday May 28, 2016, 8:30PM (Capawock)
Sunday May 29, 2016, 6:30PM (Capawock)

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Directed by Bryan Singer

JAMES MCAVOY, MICHAEL FASSBENDER, JENNIFER LAWRENCE, OSCAR ISAAC, NICHOLAS HOULT, ROSE BYRNE, TYE SHERIDAN, SOPHIE TURNER, OLIVIA MUNN, LUCAS TILL

Following the critically acclaimed global smash hit X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST, director Bryan Singer returns with X-MEN: APOCALYPSE. Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshipped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible….

LOVE & FRIENDSHIP

, , , | 2016 | 94 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Whit Stillman

Wednesday June 01, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)
Thursday June 02, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),

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Directed by Whit Stillman
KATE BECKINSALE, XAVIER SAMUEL, EMMA GREENWELL, MORFYDD CLARK, JEMMA REDGRAVE, TOM BENNETT, JAMES FLEET, JUSTIN EDWARDS, JENN MURRAY, STEPHEN FRY, CHLOË SEVIGNY

Beautiful young widow Lady Susan Vernon visits to the estate of her in-laws to wait out the colourful rumours about her dalliances circulating through polite society. Whilst ensconced there, she decides to secure a husband for herself and a future for her eligible but reluctant daughter, Frederica. In doing so she attracts…

THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE

, | 2016 | 95 minutes | | ,
Directed by Clay Kaytis, Fergal Reilly

Friday May 27, 2016, 6:00PM (Strand)
Saturday May 28, 2016, 3:30PM (Capawock)
Sunday May 29, 2016, 4:00PM (Capawock)

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Directed by Clay Kaytis, Fergal Reilly

JASON SUDEIKIS, JOSH GAD, DANNY MCBRIDE, MAYA RUDOLPH, KATE MCKINNON, SEAN PENN, TONY HALE, KEEGAN-MICHAEL KEY, BILL HADER, PETER DINKLAGE

In the animated comedy, THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE, we’ll finally find out why the birds are so angry. The movie takes us to an island populated entirely by happy, flightless birds–or almost entirely. In this paradise, Red (Jason Sudeikis), a bird with a temper problem, speedy Chuck (Josh Gad), and the volatile…

THE NICE GUYS

, | 2016 | 116 minutes | | ,
Directed by Shane Black

Saturday May 28, 2016, 6:00PM (Capawock)
Sunday May 29, 2016, 7:00PM (Strand)
Wednesday June 01, 2016, 7:00PM (Capawock)

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Directed by Shane Black

RUSSELL CROWE, RYAN GOSLING, ANGOURIE RICE, MATT BOMER, MARGARET QUALLEY, KEITH DAVID, KIM BASSINGER

THE NICE GUYS takes place in 1970s Los Angeles, when down-on-his-luck private eye Holland March (Ryan Gosling) and hired enforcer Jackson Healy (Russell Crowe) must work together to solve the case of a missing girl and the seemingly unrelated death of a porn star. During their investigation, they uncover a shocking conspiracy that…

THE MEDDLER

| 2016 | 100 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Lorene Scafaria

Friday May 27, 2016, 6:00PM (Capawock)
Saturday May 28, 2016, 6:00PM (Strand),

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Directed by Lorene Scafaria

SUSAN SARANDON, ROSE BYRNE, JK SIMMONS, CECILY STRONG, JERROD CARMICHAEL, JASON RITTER, BILLY MAGNUSSEN, LUCY PUNCH, SARAH BAKER, AMY LANDECKER, CASEY WILSON, HARRY HAMLIN, LAURA SAN GIANCOMO, MICHAEL MCKEAN

With a new iPhone, an apartment near the Grove, and a comfortable bank account left to her by her beloved late husband, Marnie Minervini has happily relocated from New Jersey to Los Angeles to be near her daughter Lori, a successful (but still single) screenwriter, and smother her with motherly love. But…

THE MAN WHO KNEW INFINITY

| 2016 | 108 minutes | | ,
Directed by Matt Brown

Saturday May 21, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center),
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Directed by Matt Brown

DEV PATEL, JEREMY IRONS, TOBY JONES, STEPHEN FRY, JEREMY NORTHAM, KEVIN MCNALLY, ENZO CILENTI, DEVIKA BHISE

Written and directed by Matthew Brown, THE MAN WHO KNEW INFINITY is the true story of friendship that forever changed mathematics. In 1913, Srinivasa Ramanujan (Dev Patel), a self-taught Indian mathematics genius, traveled to Trinity College, Cambridge, where over the course of five years, forged a bond with his mentor, the brilliant…

YOSEMITE

| 2016 | 82 minutes | |
Directed by Gabrielle Demeestere

Monday August 08, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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Directed by Gabrielle Demeestere

JAMES FRANCO, HENRY HOPPER, STEVEN WIIG, BARRY DEL SHERMAN

Post-screening Q&A with filmmaker Gabrielle Demeestere. It’s the autumn of 1985. In intertwining tales by James Franco, three 5th grade friends, Chris, Joe and Ted, unfold in the suburban paradise of Palo Alto. Chris drives up to Yosemite for the weekend with his dad (James Franco) and discovers a corpse in the woods….

THE FIRST MONDAY IN MAY

| 2016 | 90 minutes | |
Directed by Andrew Rossi

Thursday May 19, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)
Friday May 20, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center)
Saturday May 21, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)

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Directed by Andrew Rossi

ANDREW BOLTON, JOHN GALLIANO, JEAN PAUL GAULTIER, KARL LAGERFELD, BAZ LUHRMANN, RIHANNA, ANNA WINTOUR, WON KAR-WAI

THE FIRST MONDAY IN MAY follows the creation of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s most attended fashion exhibition in history, “China: Through The Looking Glass,” an exploration of Chinese-inspired Western fashions by Costume Institute curator Andrew Bolton. With unprecedented access, filmmaker Andrew Rossi captures the collusion of high fashion and celebrity at…

SING STREET — LAST SHOWING!

, , | 2016 | 106 minutes | | ,
Directed by John Carney

Wednesday May 25, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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Directed by John Carney

LUCY BOYNTON, MARIA DOYLE KENNEDY, AIDAN GILLEN, JACK REYNOR, KELLY THORNTON, FERDIA WALSH-PEELO

From director John Carney (ONCE, BEGIN AGAIN), SING STREET takes us back to 1980s Dublin seen through the eyes of a 14-year-old boy named Conor (Ferdia Walsh-Peelo) who is looking for a break from a home strained by his parents’ relationship and money troubles, while trying to adjust to his new inner-city…

Special One Night Only: PURPLE RAIN (1984)

| 1984 | 111 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Albert Magnoli

Wednesday May 11, 2016, 7:00PM (Capawock),
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Directed by Albert Magnoli

PRINCE, APOLLONIA KOTERO, MORRIS DAY, OLGA KARLATOS, CLARENCE WILLIAMS III

The Kid is a Minneapolis musician on the rise with his band, the Revolution, escaping a tumultuous home life through music. While trying to avoid making the same mistakes as his father, the Kid navigates the club scene and a rocky relationship with singer, Apollonia. But, another musician, Morris, looks to steal…

CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR

| 2016 | 146 minutes | | , , , ,
Directed by Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Friday May 27, 2016, 8:30PM (Strand)
Saturday May 28, 2016, 8:30PM (Strand)
Sunday May 29, 2016, 4:00PM (Strand)

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Directed by Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

CHRIS EVANS, ROBERT DOWNEY JR, SCARLETT JOHANSSON, SEBASTIAN STAN, ANTHONY MACKIE, DON CHEADLE, CHADWICK BOSEMAN, ELIZABETH OLSEN, PAUL BETTANY, JEREMY RENNER, PAUL RUDD, EMILY VANCAMP, TOM HOLLAND, FRANK GRILLO, WILLIAM HURT, DANIEL BRÜHL

Marvel’s CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR finds Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. But after another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team….

Sunday May 29, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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Directed by Sylvie Rokab

Narrated by Liam Neeson

Director, SYLVIE ROKAB will join us via Skype for our post screening Q&A An award winning film narrated by Liam Neeson, Love Thy Nature shows how deeply we’ve lost touch with nature and takes viewers on a cinematic journey through the beauty and intimacy of our relationship with the natural world. Love Thy…

Sunday May 29, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center),
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Directed by Robert Kenner

Post Screening Q&A Guest: Philip B. Duffy, Ph.D. President and Executive Director of Woods Hole Research Center  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…

Saturday May 28, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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Directed by Fredrik Gertten

POST SCREENING Q&A GUESTS: Fredrik Gertten – Director  Ed Begley, Jr – Environmentalist Dave Whitmon – MV Joint Transportation Committee 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…

Nature as Inspiration: SEASONS

| 2016 | 97 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Jacques Perrin & Jacques Cluzaud

Saturday May 28, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center),
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Directed by Jacques Perrin & Jacques Cluzaud

Post Screening Q&A with DAVID FOSTER, Ph.D. of Harvard Forest From French co-directors,Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud, the Oscar®-nominated creators of Winged Migration and Oceans, comesA poetic chronicle of Europe over the past 15,000 years, filmed through the eyes of animals. A history of Europe is told through the paws, claws, and…

Friday May 27, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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Directed by Josh Fox

Director JOSH FOX joins us after the screening via Skype for an exciting Q&A from the road on while tour. 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…

Friday May 27, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center),
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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…

Nature as Inspiration: SONIC SEA

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

Thursday May 26, 2016, 6:30PM (Film Center),
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Daniel Hinerfeld, Michelle Dougherty

Narrated by Rachel McAdams

Featuring Sting and Jean-Michel Cousteau

Opening Reception to Festival in MV Film Center lobby begins at 6:30 PM Post screening Q&A with: Laela Sayigh (WHOI), Patrick Ramage (IFAW), Joel Reynolds (NRDC) 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…

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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….

Tara EFFPoster

Thursday May 26, 2016, 4:00pm (Film Center)
Friday May 27, 2016
Saturday May 28, 2016,

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Thursday, May 26 – Sunday, May 29, 2016 For four days, we combine environmental films, discussions, and an art exhibit by MVRHS students that will adorn the walls of the Feldman Family Art Space in the Film Center. A Q&A follows each film with experts, community members, and special guests. All-Access pass…

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),
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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 May 05, 2016, 7:00PM (Capawock Theater)
Friday May 06, 2016, 6:00PM (Capawock Theater)
Saturday May 07, 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 May 05, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center)
Sunday May 08, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),

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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,
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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,
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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

Wednesday May 11, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)
Thursday May 12, 2016, 4:00PM (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,
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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,
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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),
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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,
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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,
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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,
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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),
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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,
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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),
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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
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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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
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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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
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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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
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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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
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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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,
SPECIAL EVENT
$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by 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
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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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,
$10 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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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
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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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
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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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
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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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
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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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),
SPECIAL EVENT
SPECIAL PRICING: $20 General Admission, $18 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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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…