Sunday February 16, 2014, 4:00 PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$18 General Admission, $15 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by David Leveaux
Shakespeare

Orlando Bloom, Condola Rashad, Brent Carver, Jayne Houdyshell, Chuck Cooper, Christian Camargo, Roslyn Ruff, Conrad Kemp, Corey Hawkins, Justin Guarini, Donte Bonner, Joe Carroll, Don Guillory, Sheria Irving, Maurice Jones,

Orlando Bloom (Pirates of the Caribbean, The Lord of the Rings) and two-time Tony Award® nominee Condola Rashad (Stick Fly, The Trip to Bountiful) turned up the heat this fall as Broadway’s hottest, rule-breaking, heart-aching couple, ROMEO AND JULIET. “Mr.(Orlando) Bloom in a first-rate Broadway debut and the gifted (Condola) Rashad exude a too fine for this world…

HER

| 2013 | 120 mins | | ,
Spike Jonze

Friday February 14, 2014, 4:00 PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Spike Jonze

Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Scarlett Johansson, Rooney Mara, Chris Pratt, Olivia Wilde

Set in the Los Angeles of the slight future, the story follows Theodore Twombly, a complex, soulful man who makes his living writing touching, personal letters for other people. Heartbroken after the end of a long relationship, he becomes intrigued with a new, advanced operating system, which promises to be an intuitive…

THE LADY

2011 | 145 mins | |
Luc Besson

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$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Luc Besson
Rebecca Frayn

The Lady is the extraordinary story of Aung San Suu Kyi and her husband, Michael Aris. It is also the epic story of the peaceful quest of the woman who is at the core of Burma’s democracy movement. Despite distance, long separations, and a dangerously hostile regime, their love endures until the…

Saturday February 22, 2014, 4:00 PM,
$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 86th Annual Academy Awards telecast on Sunday, March 2! “Thank the gods of cinema for this annual release of Oscar nominees.” – Walter V. Addiego, San Francisco Chronicle And the winners are … Once again, the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society is proud…

OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS: ANIMATION

| 2013 | 102 min. | |
Multiple Filmmakers

Friday February 21, 2014, 4:00 PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Multiple Filmmakers

Catch all of this year’s Oscar nominated short films before the 86th Annual Academy Awards telecast on Sunday, March 2! “Thank the gods of cinema for this annual release of Oscar nominees.” – Walter V. Addiego, San Francisco Chronicle And the winners are … Once again, the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society is proud…

Wednesday January 29, 2014, 7:30 PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Orson Welles

Orson Welles, Oja Kodar, Joseph Cotten, Francois Reichenbach, William Alland, Peter Bogdanovich

The final directorial project the legendary Orson Welles completed during his lifetime, F for Fake is less a documentary than an example of cinematic free association on the topic of trickery. Much of the film is in fact drawn from other sources, most notably an unfinished documentary by Francois Reichenbach on the…

THE HUNT – Academy Award Nominated Best Foreign Language Picture

| 2012 | 111 Mins | |
Directed by Thomas Vinterberg

Thursday January 30, 2014, 7:30 PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member
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Directed by Thomas Vinterberg
Thomas Vinterberg

Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Annika Wedderkopp, Lasse Fogelstrøm

THE HUNT is a disturbing depiction of how a lie becomes the truth when gossip, doubt and malice are allowed to flourish and ignite a witch-hunt that soon threatens to destroy an innocent man’s life. Mads Mikkelsen (A ROYAL AFFAIR, CASINO ROYALE) won the Best Actor Award at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival…

Wednesday January 22, 2014, 7:30 PM,
FREE SCREENING
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening

George T. Nierenberg

Willie May Ford Smith Dr. Thomas A. Dorsey, Sallie Martin, DeLois Barrett Cambell, Jackie Jackson, Charles White

The Vineyard Haven Public Library will kick off its six-week long film and lecture series “America’s Music: A History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway” with a free screening of the documentary “Say Amen, Somebody” The series will feature showings of six award-winning documentary films about uniquely American…

THE KILLING OF A CHINESE BOOKIE

| 1976 | 135 mins | | ,
John Cassavetes

Wednesday January 15, 2014, 7:30 PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member
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John Cassavetes
John Cassavetes

Ben Gazzara, Timothy Carey, Seymour Cassel

John Cassavetes takes a contemporary film noir turn (which he would return to in Gloria) after exploring domestic melodrama in A Woman Under the Influence with The Killing of a Chinese Bookie. Ben Gazzara plays Cosmo Vitelli, the owner of a sleazy Los Angeles strip joint, who loses $20,000 at a mob…

MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM

, | 2013 | 139 mins | |
Directed by Justin Chadwick

Thursday January 23, 2014, 7:30 PM
Friday January 24, 2014, 4:00 PM
Sunday January 26, 2014, 4:00 PM

$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 Justin Chadwick
Nelson Mandela (autobiography)
William Nicholson

Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Terry Pheto

MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM is based on South African President Nelson Mandela’s autobiography of the same name, which chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country’s once segregated society. Idris Elba (PROMETHEUS) stars as Nelson Mandela with…