New York Film Critics Premiere: BOULEVARD

| 2015 | 88 minutes | |
Directed by Dito Montiel

Wednesday July 08, 2015, 7:30PM,
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Directed by Dito Montiel

ROBIN WILLIAMS, KATHY BAKER, BOB ODENKIRK

Robin Williams stars in his last film as Nolan Mack, a man who has worked at the same bank for almost 26 years in a life of monotony. He and his wife Joy (Kathy Baker) have embraced their marriage as a convenient distraction from facing reality. However one day, what starts as…

PITCH PERFECT 2

2015 | 114 minutes | | ,
Directed by Elizabeth Banks

Saturday May 30, 2015, 6:30pm
Sunday May 31, 2015, 4:00pm
Monday June 01, 2015, 6:30pm

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Directed by Elizabeth Banks

ANNA KENDRICK, REBEL WILSON, HAILEE STEINFELD, BRITTANY SNOW, SKYLAR AUSTIN, ADAM DEVINE, ANNA CAMP

It’s been three years since the Barden Bellas (Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson) became the first all-female group to win a national title. All seems well until a botched Lincoln Center performance for the president leads to a scandal that strips them of their performing duties, causing internal tension and strife. With the…

IRIS

2015 | 80 minutes | |
Directed by Albert Maysles

Wednesday June 03, 2015, 7:30PM,
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Directed by Albert Maysles

IRIS APFEL

IRIS pairs legendary 87-year-old documentarian Albert Maysles with Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who has had an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene for decades. More than a fashion film, the documentary is a story about creativity and how, even in Iris’ dotage, a soaring free…

PETER AND JOHN

| 2015 | |
Directed by Jay Craven

Monday July 06, 2015, 7:30PM
Tuesday July 07, 2015, 7:30PM,

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Directed by Jay Craven

CHRISTIAN COULSON, SHANE PATRICK KEARNS, DIANE GUERRERO, JACQUELINE BISSET, GORDON CLAPP

Guy de Maupassant’s 19th century seaside novel, Pierre et Jean, is widely credited for changing the course of narrative fiction. The book introduced intense psychological complexity into its naturalistic depiction of a family brought to the breaking point through startling revelations. PETER AND JOHN is set in 1872 Nantucket, after the demise of…

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Tuesday August 18, 2015, 7:30PM,
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The Vineyard’s past comes alive in five short films that capture important issues and times in American life using seldom-seen historical images and first-person accounts from Island people. The stories include Civil Rights activities, an early African-American church, the Island’s Deaf Community, the Shearer Summer Theater, and the founding of the MV…

JAWS

| 1975 | 124 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Steven Spielberg

Saturday June 20, 2015, 6:30PM, 9:00PM,
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6:30PM at the Capawock
9:00PM at the Strand

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Directed by Steven Spielberg

ROY SCHEIDER, ROBERT SHAW, RICHARD DREYFUSS, LORRAINE GARY

Directed by Academy Award® winner Steven Spielberg, JAWS set the standard for edge-of-your seat suspense quickly becoming a cultural phenomenon and forever changing the movie industry. When the seaside community of Amity finds itself under attack by a dangerous great white shark, the town’s chief of police (Roy Scheider), a young marine…

ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL

| 2015 | 104 minutes | |
Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

Tuesday June 16, 2015, 7:30PM,
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Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

THOMAS MANN, OLIVIA COOK, RJ CYLER, with NICK OFFERMAN, MOLLY SHANNON, JON BERNTHAL, and CONNIE BRITTON

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL (based on the book by Jesse Andrews) is the uniquely funny, moving story of Greg (Thomas Mann), a high school senior who is trying to blend in anonymously, avoiding…

Classic Film Night: SUDDENLY

| 1954 | 75 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Lewis Allen

Wednesday May 27, 2015, 7:30PM,
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Directed by Lewis Allen

FRANK SINATRA, STERLING HAYDEN, JAMES GLEASON, NANCY GATES

In advance of a presidential visit to the small town of Suddenly, California, a trio of FBI agents enters the Benson family’s home to assess potential security risks. Once inside, leader John Baron (Frank Sinatra) reveals himself as a psychopathic assassin, and he kidnaps the family in order to use their house…

GOOD KILL

| 2015 | 100 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Andrew Niccol

Saturday May 30, 2015, 9:00PM
Sunday May 31, 2015, 6:30PM
Tuesday June 02, 2015, 6:30PM

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Directed by Andrew Niccol

ETHAN HAWKE, JANUARY JONES

In the shadowy world of drone warfare, combat unfolds like a video game-only with real lives at stake. After six tours of duty, Air Force pilot Tom Egan (Ethan Hawke) yearns to get back into the cockpit of a real plane, but he now fights the Taliban from an air-conditioned box in…

I AM BIG BIRD: The Carroll Spinney Story

| 2015 | 90 minutes | |
Directed by Chad N. Walker, Dave LaMattina

Thursday May 28, 2015, 7:30PM
Friday May 29, 2015, 4:00PM
Saturday May 30, 2015, 4:00PM

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Directed by Chad N. Walker, Dave LaMattina

CARROLL SPINNEY, FRANK OZ, JIM HENSON

For 45 years, Caroll Spinney has been beloved by generations of children as the man behind Sesame Street’s Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch – and at 80 years old, he has no intention of stopping. A loving portrait of the man in the yellow suit, I AM BIG BIRD features extraordinary…

HAVANA CURVEBALL

, , | 2014
Directed by Marcia Jarmel & Ken Schneider

Sunday June 14, 2015, 7:30PM,
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Directed by Marcia Jarmel & Ken Schneider

Enjoy (2) 5-minute videos of Alan Brigish’s photography from a recent trip to Cuba, the new baseball movie HAVANA CURVEBALL, and a Q&A afterwards with Alejandro Carreño. Mica, is a classic young teen. Enthusiastic. Idealistic. Dreaming baseball. At 13, he is studying for his Bar Mitzvah, the Jewish coming of age rite. An…

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD

, | 2015 | 119 minutes | | ,
Directed by Thomas Vinterberg

Friday May 29, 2015, 7:30PM
Saturday May 30, 2015, 7:30PM
Sunday May 31, 2015, 4:00PM

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Directed by Thomas Vinterberg

CAREY MULLIGAN, TOM STURRIDGE, MATTHIAS SCHOENAERTS, MICHAEL SHEEN

Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy, FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD is the story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene (Carey Mulligan), who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak (Matthias Schoenaerts), a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching willfulness; Frank Troy (Tom Sturridge), a handsome and reckless Sergeant;…

Classic Film Night: CINEMA PARADISO

1988 | 86 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore

Wednesday May 20, 2015, 7:30PM,
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Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore

SALVATORE CASCIO, PHILLIPPE NOIRET, JACQUES PERRIN, MARCO LEONARDI, AGNESE NANO, BRIGITTE FOSSEY

Sponsored by the Richard Lounsbery Foundation CINEMA PARADISO is the beautiful, enchanting story of a young boy’s lifelong love affair with the movies. Set in an Italian village, Salvatore finds himself enchanted by the flickering images at the Cinema Paradiso, yearning for the secret of the cinema’s magic. When the projectionist, Alfredo, agrees…

Thursday May 14, 2015, 7:30PM,
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Amy Flannery and Tory Salvia

MATT RUTHERFORD

RED DOT ON THE OCEAN is the story of Matt Rutherford, a severely troubled youth, who became a sailing legend. Departing Annapolis, MD in a scrappy old 27-foot fiberglass sloop without fanfare, 30-year-old Rutherford braved the icebergs of the arctic and mountainous waves of Cape Horn to become the only person to ever…

Classic Film Night: LAST TANGO IN PARIS

1973 | 129 minutes | | ,
Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci

Wednesday May 13, 2015, 7:30PM,
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Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci

MARLON BRANDO, MARIA SCHNEIDER

Penetrate the moody, sensual world of LAST TANGO IN PARIS, and prepare yourself for “the most controversial film of its era” (Leonard Maltin). Nominated for two Academy Awards® for Director (Bernardo Bertolucci) and Actor (Marlon Brando) and exuding a sexual energy unlike any film before or after, this is the scintillating classic…

ABOUT ELLY

| 2015 | 119 minutes | | ,
Directed by Asghar Farhadi

Sunday May 17, 2015, 7:30PM,
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Directed by Asghar Farhadi

GOLSHIFTEH FARAHANI, TARANEH ALIDOOSTI, SHAHAB HOSSEINI, MANI HAGHIGHI, MERILA ZAREI, PEYMAN MOAADI, AHMAD MEHRANFAR, RANA AZADIVAR, SABER ABAR

From the Academy Award winning director of A SEPARATION comes this gripping mystery set among a group of old friends on a holiday retreat. With the return of their close friend Ahmad from Germany, a group of former college pals decide to reunite for a weekend outing by the Caspian Sea. The…

EX MACHINA

| 2015 | 108 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Alex Garland

Friday May 15, 2015, 7:30PM
Saturday May 16, 2015, 7:30PM
Sunday May 17, 2015, 4:00PM

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Directed by Alex Garland

ALICIA VIKANDER, OSCAR ISAAC, DOMHNALL GLEESON

Alex Garland, writer of 28 Days Later and Sunshine, makes his directorial debut with the stylish and cerebral thriller, EX MACHINA. Caleb Smith (Domhnall Gleeson), a programmer at an internet-search giant, wins a competition to spend a week at the private mountain estate of the company’s brilliant and reclusive CEO, Nathan Bateman…

CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA

| 2015 | 124 minutes | |
Directed by Olivier Assayas

Friday May 15, 2015, 4:00PM
Saturday May 16, 2015, 4:00PM,

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Directed by Olivier Assayas

JULIETTE BINOCHE, KRISTEN STEWART, CHLOË GRACE MORETZ

Maria Enders (Juliette Binoche) is an actress at the peak of her international career who is asked to perform in a revival of the play that made her famous twenty years earlier. Back then she played the role of Sigrid, an alluring young woman who disarms and eventually drives her boss Helena…

Thursday June 25, 2015, 7:30PM,
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Directed by Lon Chaney and Rupert Julian

LON CHANEY, MARY PHILBIN, NORMAN KERRY

Lon Chaney’s iconic portrayal of a horribly disfigured composer who leads a menacing existence in the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera House. Seeking the love of a beautiful young prima donna, he kidnaps her and holds her hostage in his lair. This very special screening will feature live accompaniment by the Berklee…

Tuesday May 12, 2015, 7:30PM,
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Directed by Amy Berg

DIANE LANE, ELIZABETH BANKS, DAKOTA FANNING, DANIELLE MACDONALD

EVERY SECRET THING is a psychological crime thriller produced byAcademy Award-winning actress Frances McDormand (FARGO). Directed by Amy J. Berg (DELIVER US FROM EVIL, WEST OF MEMPHIS) and written by Nicole Holofcener (FRIENDS WITH MONEY, ENOUGH SAID), it is based on a 2004 novel of the same name by New York Times best-selling…

The Secret Life of Conch

Wednesday April 22, 2015, 7:30PM,
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Documentary filmmakers Ken Wentworth and Liz Witham are excited to announce a special Earth Day Premiere of Sustainable Vineyard Episodes at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. The films are each between 10-16 minutes long and will be followed by a Q&A with people featured in each episode. Description of episodes: THE SECRET…

WHILE WE’RE YOUNG

2015 | 94 minutes | | ,
Directed by Noah Boaumbach

Thursday May 07, 2015, 7:30PM,
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Directed by Noah Boaumbach

BEN STILLER, NAOMI WATTS, AMANDA SEYFRIED, ADAM DRIVER

Noah Boaumbach’s comedy WHILE WE’RE YOUNG stars Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as Josh and Cornelia, a childless New York married couple in their mid-forties. As their other friends all start having children, the couple gravitates toward a young hipster couple named Jamie (Adam Driver) and Darby (Amanda Seyfried). He’s an aspiring…

TIMBUKTU

| 2015 | 97 minutes | |
Directed by Abderrahmane Sissako

Saturday April 18, 2015, 4:00PM,
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Directed by Abderrahmane Sissako

IBRAHIM AHMED

2015 Academy Award Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film! Not far from Timbuktu, now ruled by the religious fundamentalists, Kidane lives peacefully in the dunes with his wife Satima, his daughter Toya, and Issan, their twelve-year-old shepherd. In town, the people suffer, powerless, from the regime of terror imposed by the Jihadists…

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Saturday May 23, 2015, 7:30 PM,
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$20 General Admission, $15 Member,
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Join for a champagne reception beginning at 6:30 PM in our film center lobby. Live piano music.  SPECIAL GUEST: Producer/Director Jacques Perrin will attend.   Mr. Perrin will also premiere advance clips from his newest film SEASONS, which will be released by Sony Picture Classics in December 2015.  There will be a…

Sunday May 24, 2015, 4:00 PM,
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SPECIAL GUEST:  Scientific Advisor Jesse Ausubel Winged Migration co-directors Jacques Cluzaud and Jacques Perrin re-team for this documentary exploring the many mysteries of our planet’s oceans. Almost three-quarters of the earth’s surface is covered by oceans, yet strangely we seem to know more about deep space than the world of the sea. There’s…

Nature as Inspiration: WINGED MIGRATION

| 2003 | 85 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Jacques Perrin

Friday May 22, 2015, 7:30PM,
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Directed by Jacques Perrin

SPECIAL GUEST: Producer/Director Jacques Perrin Long one of France’s most respected producers and actors, Jacques Perrin has more recently had a highly successful career creating films about nature, including LE PEUPLE SINGE (monkeys) and MICROCOSMOS (insects) and set in exotic locales (HIMALAYA). Now with this film Perrin takes on his greatest challenge…

Nature as Inspiration: MICROCOSMOS

| 1996 | 77 minutes | | ,
Directed by Claude Nuridsany, Marie Pérennou

Saturday May 23, 2015, 4:00PM,
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Directed by Claude Nuridsany, Marie Pérennou
Produced by Jacques Perrin

SPECIAL GUEST: Producer Jacques Perrin Explore the wonders of the insect world as never before possible as the filmmakers who took you in a trip through the clouds in WINGED MIGRATION take you on a magical journey underground in this feature that will captivate audiences both young and old. Specially designed cameras…

Sunday May 24, 2015, 7:30PM,
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Directed by Eric Valli
Produced by Jacques Perrin

THILEN LHONDUP, GURGON KYAP

Set in the mountains of Tibet near Nepal, this film begins with mountaineer Karma (Gurgon Kyap) returning from a long journey with bad news: the son of Tinle (Thilen Lhondup), the village leader, died in the midst of the trek, leaving behind a wife, Pema (Lhapka Tsamchoe), and a son, Pasang (Karma…

MAN FROM RENO

2015 | 111 minutes | | ,
Directed by Dave Boyle

Sunday April 19, 2015, 4:00PM,
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Directed by Dave Boyle

AYAKO FUJITANI, PEPE SERNA, KAZUKI KITAMURA

In a small town south of San Francisco, Sheriff Paul Del Moral (Pepe Serna) is driving home through the fog when he accidentally strikes a pedestrian, a lone Japanese man.  However, before an investigation can take place the man disappears from the hospital without a trace. At the same time, Japanese mystery author Aki…

DANNY COLLINS

| 2015 | 106 minutes | | ,
Directed by Jill Nicholls and Dan Fogelman

Sunday April 19, 2015, 7:30PM,
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Directed by Jill Nicholls and Dan Fogelman

AL PACINO, ANNETTE BENING, CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER, JENNIFER GARNER, BOBBY CANNAVALE

Al Pacino stars as aging 1970s rocker Danny Collins, who can’t give up his hard-living ways. But when his manager (Christopher Plummer) uncovers a 40 year-old undelivered letter written to him by John Lennon, he decides to change course and embarks on a heartfelt journey to rediscover his family, find true love…

WILD CANARIES

| 2015 | 102 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Lawrence Michael Levine

Thursday April 09, 2015, 7:30PM
Friday April 10, 2015, 4:00PM,

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Directed by Lawrence Michael Levine

LAWRENCE MICHAEL LEVINE, SOPHIA TAKAL, ALIA SHAWKAT, JASON RITTER, ANNIE PARISSE, KEVIN CORRIGAN

Barri (Sophia Takal) and Noah (writer-director Lawrence Michael Levine), a newly engaged Brooklyn couple, are disheartened by the death of their elderly downstairs neighbor, Sylvia. Though Noah sees nothing unusual about the old woman’s death, Barri suspects foul play and sets out to investigate, enlisting her roommate Jean (ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT’S Alia Shawkat)…

Classic Film Night: CADDYSHACK

1980 | 98 minutes | |
Directed by Harold Ramis

Wednesday April 08, 2015, 7:30PM,
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Directed by Harold Ramis

CHEVY CHASE, RODNEY DANGERFIELD, TED KNIGHT, MICHAEL O'KEEFE, BILL MURRAY, SARAH HOLCOMB, and Mr. Gopher

The smash success CADDYSHACK became a prototype for countless other wacky T&A-tinged teen comedies of the early 1980s. At an exclusive country club for WASPish snobs, an ambitious young caddy (Michael O’Keefe) from an overpopulated home eagerly pursues a caddy scholarship in hopes of attending college and, in turn, avoiding a job…

Classic Film Night: XALA

| 1975 | 123 minutes | |
Directed by Ousmane Sembène

Wednesday May 06, 2015, 7:30PM,
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Directed by Ousmane Sembène

THIERNO LEYE, SEUNE SAMB, DOUTA SECK, YOUNOUSSE SÈYE, FATIM DIAGNE, MYRIAM NIANG

Impotence (XALA) is a Sengalese social comedy, filmed in the Wolof language. A rich, corrupt business executive marries for the third time for the express purpose of getting his name in the papers. After a disappointing wedding night, the businessman discovers that he’s impotent. As he goes through a series of “cures”…

Classic Film Night: ERASERHEAD

1977 | 89 minutes | | ,
Directed by David Lynch

Wednesday April 29, 2015, 7:30pm,
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Directed by David Lynch

JACK NANCE, CHARLOTTE STEWART, JUDITH ANNA ROBERTS, LAUREL NEAR, JACK FISK

Henry (John Nance) resides alone in a bleak apartment surrounded by industrial gloom. When he discovers that an earlier fling with Mary X (Charlotte Stewart) left her pregnant, he marries the expectant mother and has her move in with him. Things take a decidedly strange turn when the couple’s baby turns out…

Classic Film Night: JACKIE BROWN

1997 | 154 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Quentin Tarantino

Wednesday April 01, 2015, 7:30PM,
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Directed by Quentin Tarantino

BRIDGET FONDA, CHRIS TUCKER, MICHAEL KEATON, PAM GRIER, ROBERT DE NIRO, ROBERT FORSTER, SAMUEL L. JACKSON

Quentin Tarantino wrote and directed this adaptation of Elmore Leonard’s 1995 Rum Punch, switching the action from Miami to LA, and altering the central character from white to black. Ruthless arms dealer Ordell Robbie (Samuel L. Jackson), who lives with perpetually stoned beach-babe Melanie (Bridget Fonda), teams with his old buddy Louis…

WILD TALES

| 2015 | 115 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Damián Szifron

Sunday May 03, 2015, 4:00PM,
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Directed by Damián Szifron

RITA CORTES, RICARDO DARÍN, DARÍO GRANDINETTI, OSCAR MARTÍNEZ, ÉRICA RIVAS, LEONARDO SBARAGLIA

Spanish with English Subtitles Inequality, injustice and the demands of the world we live in cause stress and depression for many people. Some of them, however, explode. This is a movie about those people. Vulnerable in the face of a reality that shifts and suddenly turns unpredictable, the characters of WILD TALES…

Classic Film Night: THE UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG

| 1964 | 90 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Jacques Demy

Wednesday March 25, 2015, 7:30PM,
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Directed by Jacques Demy

CATHERINE DENEUVE, NINO CASTELNUOVO, MARC MICHEL

Jacques Demy’s 1964 masterpiece is a pop-art opera, or, to borrow the director’s own description, a film in song. This simple romantic tragedy begins in 1957. Guy Foucher (Nino Castelnuovo), a 20-year-old French auto mechanic, has fallen in love with 17-year-old Geneviève Emery (a luminous Catherine Deneuve), an employee in her widowed…

Thursday April 23, 2015, 7:30PM,
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Directed by: Russell Crowe

RUSSELL CROWE, OLGA KURYLENKO

Starring Russell Crowe and Olga Kurylenko, THE WATER DIVINER is an epic adventure set four years after the devastating battle of Gallipoli in Turkey during World War I. Australian farmer Connor (Crowe) travels to Istanbul to discover the fate of his sons, reported missing in the action, where he forges a relationship…

THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL

2015 | 122 minutes | | ,
Directed by John Madden

Saturday April 04, 2015, 4:00 PM,
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Directed by John Madden

JUDI DENCH, MAGGIE SMITH, BILL NIGHY, DEV PATEL

Now that The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is full up with its long-term residents, co-managers Muriel Donnelly (Maggie Smith) and Sonny Kapoor (Dev Patel) have a dream of expansion, and they’ve found just the place: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. With plans underway, Evelyn and Douglas (Judi Dench and Bill Nighy)…

THE BABADOOK

| 2014 | 94 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Jennifer Kent

Thursday March 19, 2015, 7:30PM,
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Directed by Jennifer Kent

ESSIE DAVIS, NOAH WISEMAN, TIM PURCELL, DANIEL HENSHALL

Six years after the violent death of her husband, Amelia (Essie Davis) is at a loss. She struggles to discipline her ‘out of control’ 6 year-old, Samuel (Noah Wiseman), a son she finds impossible to love. Samuel’s dreams are plagued by a monster he believes is coming to kill them both. When…

THE LAST FIVE YEARS

2015 | 94 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Richard LaGravenese

Friday March 13, 2015, 4:00 PM,
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Directed by Richard LaGravenese

ANNA KENDRICK, JEREMY JORDAN

In this adaptation of the hit musical, THE LAST FIVE YEARS is a musical chronicling a love affair and marriage taking place over a five year period. Jamie Wellerstein (Jeremy Jordan) is a young, talented up and coming novelist who falls in love with Cathy Hiatt (Anna Kendrick), a struggling actress. Their…

MR. TURNER

2014 | 149 minutes | |
Directed by Mike Leigh

Friday March 27, 2015, 4:00 PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Directed by Mike Leigh

TIMOTHY SPALL, DOROTHY ATKINSON, MARION BAILEY, PAUL JESSON, LESLEY MANVILLE, RUTH SHEEN

MR. TURNER explores the last quarter century of the great if eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851). Profoundly affected by the death of his father, loved by a housekeeper he takes for granted and occasionally exploits sexually, he forms a close relationship with a seaside landlady with whom he eventually lives incognito…

HIPPOCRATES/ HIPPOCRATE

| 2014 | 102 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Thomas Lilti

Sunday March 22, 2015, 7:30PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Directed by Thomas Lilti

VINCENT LACOSTE, REDA KATEB, FÉLIX MOATI, JACQUES GAMBLIN, MARIANNE DENICOURT, CAROLE FRANCK, PHILLIPPE REBBOT

French with English subtitles Novice doctor Benjamin (Vincent Lacoste), interning in his father’s ward, makes a rookie mistake that costs a patient his life. The administration quickly covers up his wrongdoing, but the dead man’s wife begins asking questions and Benjamin’s overworked colleagues resent his nepotism. Lilti’s biting dramedy posits that “Hippocratic” and…

EAT YOUR BONES/ MANGE TES MORTS

| 2014 | 94 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Jean-Charles Hue

Sunday March 29, 2015, 7:30PM,
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Directed by Jean-Charles Hue

JASON FRANÇOIS , MICHAEL DAUBER, FRÉDÉRIC DORKEL , MOÏSE DORKEL , PHILLIPPE MARTIN

French with English subtitles Eighteen-year-old Jason (Jason François), on the verge of baptism, finds his values tested when half-brother Fred (Frédéric Dorkel) returns from a 15-year prison stint anything but rehabilitated. The two, along with a third brother and a cousin, team up to steal a truckload of copper, but they prove…

GABY BABY DOLL

| 2014 | 88 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Sophie Letourneur

Saturday March 21, 2015, 4:00PM,
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Directed by Sophie Letourneur

LOLITA CHAMMAH, BENJAMIN BIOLAY, FÉLIX MOATI, PASCAL JOYEUX

French with English subtitles As the awkward, insecure bubbly Gaby, Lolita Chammah suggests a Gallic Greta Gerwig in one of her not-quite-formed-adult roles. Upon arriving in the country, she’s promptly discarded by her boyfriend, and as solitude is not an option, the companionship-starved Gaby seeks out a replacement. She finds it in…

IN THE COURTYARD/ DANS LA COUR

| 2014 | 97 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Pierre Salvadori

Sunday March 15, 2015, 7:30PM,
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Directed by Pierre Salvadori
Screen play by Pierre Salvadori and David Colombo-Leotard

CATHERINE DENEUVE, GUSTAVE KERVERN, FÉODOR ATKINE, PIO MARMAÏ, MICHÈLE MORETTI, NICOLAS BOUCHAUD

French with English subtitles National treasure Catherine Deneuve sinks her teeth into the role of Mathilde, a former social worker inhabiting an upscale apartment with her husband Serge (Féodor Atkine). When slovenly musician Antoine (Gustave Kervern) applies by chance for a caretaker job in their building, Mathilde insists Serge hire him, despite…

Saturday March 14, 2015, 4:00PM,
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Directed by Armel Hostiou

VINCENT MACAIGNE, KATE MORAN

French and English with English subtitles Artist Barbara (Kate Moran) tires of her (very) brief relationship with Vincent (Vincent Macaigne) and leaves him behind in Paris. But the resolute Vincent follows her to America, determined to win back her affections. Shot in New York in wintertime and featuring daytime soap veteran and…

Saturday March 28, 2015, 4:00PM,
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Directed by Thomas Cailley

ADÈLE HAENEL, KÉVIN AZAÏS

French with English subtitles A triple winner at last year’s Cannes, where it played in the Directors’ Fortnight, Love at First Fight offers a warm and refreshing coming-of-age story. Easygoing and naïve Arnaud (Kévin Azaïs) plans to spend the summer helping his brother in the family carpentry business. But when he meets Madeleine (Adèle…

TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT

, , , | 2014 | 95 minutes | | ,
Directed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne

Saturday February 28, 2015, 4:00PM
Sunday March 01, 2015, 7:30PM,

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Directed by Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne

MARION COTILLARD, FABRIZIO RONGIONE

For the first time, Belgian directors Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne team up with a major international star, Marion Cotillard, to create a universal story about working-class people living on the edges of society. Sandra (Cotillard) has just returned to work after recovering from a serious bout with depression. Realizing that the company…

Classic Film Night: SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS

| 1957 | 96 minutes | | ,
Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick

Wednesday March 18, 2015, 7:30 PM,
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Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick

BURT LANCASTER, TONY CURTIS

Rediscovered Noir New Yorker cartoonist, Paul Karasik has chosen three great examples of Film Noir that are even better shown on the BIG screen at the MV Film Center– DOUBLE INDEMNITY, IN A LONELY PLACE, and  SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS. SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS features the fast-talking Tony Curtis as a hungry…

Classic Film Night: IN A LONELY PLACE

| 1950 | 93 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Nicholas Ray

Wednesday March 11, 2015, 7:30PM,
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Directed by Nicholas Ray

HUMPHREY BOGART, GLORIA GRAHAME

Rediscovered Noir New Yorker cartoonist, Paul Karasik has chosen three great examples of Film Noir that are even better shown on the BIG screen at the MV Film Center– DOUBLE INDEMNITY, IN A LONELY PLACE, and SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS. IN A LONELY PLACE may feature Humphrey Bogart’s greatest performance. If you…

Classic Film Night: DOUBLE INDEMNITY

| 1944 | 107 minutes | |
Directed by Billy Wilder

Wednesday March 04, 2015, 7:30PM,
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Directed by Billy Wilder

FRED MACMURRAY, BARBARA STANWYCK

Rediscovered Noir New Yorker cartoonist, Paul Karasik has chosen three great examples of Film Noir that are even better shown on the BIG screen at the MV Film Center– DOUBLE INDEMNITY, IN A LONELY PLACE, and SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS. DOUBLE INDEMNITY seethes with lust and vengeance, featuring Fred MacMurray and the sultry…

STILL ALICE

| 2014 | 99 minutes | |
Directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland

Friday March 20, 2015, 4:00 PM,
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Directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland

JULIANNE MOORE, ALEC BALDWIN, KRISTEN STEWART

Elevated by a gripping performance from Julianne Moore, STILL ALICE is a heartfelt drama that honors its delicate themes with bravery and sensitivity. Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a diagnosis of Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease, Alice and her…

Wednesday February 18, 2015, 7:30 PM,
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Directed by Ang Lee

Yun-Fat Chow, Michelle Yeoh, Ziyi Zhang

Taiwanese filmmaker Ang Lee took a break from making Western period dramas to fashion this wild and woolly martial arts spectacular featuring special effects and action sequences courtesy of the choreographer of The Matrix (1999), Yuen Woo Ping. In the early 19th century, martial arts master Li Mu Bai (Chow Yun-Fat) is…

AMIRA & SAM

| 2014 | 88 mins | | ,
Directed and Written by Sean Mullin

Thursday February 26, 2015, 7:30 PM
Friday February 27, 2015, 4:00 PM,

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Directed and Written by Sean Mullin

MARTIN STARR (Silicon Valley; Freaks & Geeks), DINA SHIHABI, PAUL WESLEY (The Vampire Diaries), and LAITH NAKLI (The Visitor)

The only place they belong is together. Rousing, smart, and sweet, Amira & Sam is a confident feature debut from writer-director Sean Mullin, and follows Sam (Martin Starr, “Freaks & Geeks”, “Silicon Valley”), an army veteran adapting back to civilian life after a lengthy tour overseas. Upon reuniting with his unit’s former…

Friday March 13, 2015, 7:30 PM,
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Directed by Terry McMahon
Written by Terry McMahon
Edited by Emer Reynolds
Produced by Tim Palmer, Rachel Lysaght

Moe Dunford, Kerry Fox, Philip Jackson, Catherine Walker

Patrick is a warm, open, twenty-six year old virgin schizophrenic. Pills and his mother’s protection mean he is no threat to himself or anyone else. Until he falls in love. The object of his desire, Karen, a suicidal flight attendant, has no idea the intimacy she shares with Patrick might reintroduce her…

Tuesday February 24, 2015, 7:30 PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$20 General Admission, $18 Member
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Directed by Lance Edmands

John Slattery, Amy Morton, Adam Driver

John Slattery (from MAD MEN) is the featured guest for February’s NY Film Critics Show, BLUEBIRD.  Presented by the NY Film Credits National Series be a part of the LIVE National Simulcast Audience.  In the northern reaches of Maine, a local school bus driver becomes distracted during her end-of-day inspection, and fails to…

Sunday February 22, 2015, 4:00 PM,
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Catch all of this year’s Oscar nominated short films before the 87th Annual Academy Awards telecast on Sunday, February 22! 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 Academy…

SELMA

| 2015 | 127 mins | |
Directed by Ava DuVernay

Friday February 20, 2015, 4:00 PM,
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Directed by Ava DuVernay

PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14 (4 PM) SHOW IS A YOUTH SCREENING – FREE ADMISSION TO ANYONE UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE. SELMA is the story of a movement. The film chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting…

THE SHOOTING (1967)

| 1967 | 82 mins | | , ,
Directed by Monte Hellman

Wednesday February 04, 2015, 7:30 PM,
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Directed by Monte Hellman

In the 1960s and 1970s, producer Roger Corman attracted talented young filmmakers with a simple promise: If they were willing to make commercial pictures, and could stay within his minuscule budgets, they’d gain hands-on experience and might even be able to experiment a little. Few directors took as much advantage of the…