2016 MVIFF – ICAROS: A VISION with co-Director Matteo Norzi

| 2016 | 85 mins | |
LEONOR CARABALLO and MATTEO NORZI

Saturday September 10, 2016, 9:15PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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LEONOR CARABALLO and MATTEO NORZI

Her medical options exhausted, an American woman travels to the Amazon in search of a miracle. Thanks to a young ayahuasca shaman who is losing his eyesight, she learns instead to confront her ‘susto’: the disease of fear.Centered on the nightly ceremonies that are the main feature of shamanic retreats, Icaros revels in darkness,…

2016 MVIFF – COURT

| 2015 | 116 mins | | ,
CHAITANYA TAMHANE

Sunday September 11, 2016, 2PM,
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CHAITANYA TAMHANE

Winner of top prizes at the Venice and Mumbai film festivals, Chaitanya Tamhane’s Court is a quietly devastating, absurdist portrait of injustice, caste prejudice, and venal politics in contemporary India. An elderly folk singer and grassroots organizer, dubbed the “people’s poet,” is arrested on a trumped-up charge of inciting a sewage worker…

2016 MVIFF – CEMETERY OF SPLENDOR

| 2015 | 122 mins | |
Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Friday September 09, 2016, 9:15PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Apichatpong Weerasethakul

A group of soldiers in a small town on the Mekong River in northern Thailand are struck with a bizarre sleeping illness.They are transferred to a temporary clinic in a former school. The memory-filled space becomes a revelatory world for housewife and volunteer Jenjira, as she watches over Itt, a handsome soldier…

2016 MVIFF – AFERIM!

| 2015 | 108 mins | | , , ,
RADU JUDE

Friday September 09, 2016, 4:30PM,
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RADU JUDE

Set in early 19th century Romania, a policeman, Costandin, is hired by a nobleman to find a Gypsy slave who has run away from his estate after having an affair with his wife. Together with his son, they set out in search for the gypsy slave. While the unflappable Costandin comments on…

DON’T THINK TWICE (last showing)

| 2016 | 92 minutes | | ,
Directed by Mike Birbiglia

Thursday September 15, 2016, 8:15PM (Strand),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Directed by Mike Birbiglia

Keegan-Michael Key, Gillian Jacobs, Mike Birbiglia, Kate Micucci, Chris Gethard, Tami Sagher

When a member of a popular New York City improv troupe gets cast on a hit TV show, the rest of the group – all best friends – start to realize that not everyone is going to make it after all. From Mike Birbiglia, director of “Sleepwalk With Me”, and the creator of “This American Life” comes…

KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS

| 2016 | 101 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Travis Knight

Tuesday August 30, 2016, 6:00PM (Capawock)
Wednesday August 31, 2016, 6:00PM (The Strand)
Thursday September 01, 2016, 3:30PM (Capawock)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Directed by Travis Knight

Charlize Theron, Rooney Mara, George Takei, Ralph Fiennes, Matthew McConaughey

Older viewers will tune in to its melancholy – its battles between memory and loss, its themes of filial piety and betrayal – while younger ones will dig the more basic emotions of Kubo’s epic journey. Staggeringly beautiful and immensely true, this is the best animated film of 2016.  Voice cast includes Charlize Theron,…

WAR DOGS

| 2016 | 114 minutes | | ,
Directed by Todd Phillips

Thursday September 01, 2016, 8:30PM (Capawock),
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Directed by Todd Phillips

Jonah Hill, Miles Teller, Steve Lantz

WAR DOGS follows two friends in their early 20s (Jonah Hill and Miles Teller) living in Miami Beach during the Iraq War who exploit a little-known government initiative that allows small businesses to bid on U.S. Military contracts. Starting small, they begin raking in big money and are living the high life. But the pair gets…

SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU

| 2016 | 84 minutes | |
Directed by Richard Tanne

Tuesday September 06, 2016, 6:00PM (Strand)
Thursday September 08, 2016, 6:00PM (Capawock),

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Directed by Richard Tanne

Parker Sawyers, Tika Sumpter, Vanessa Bell Calloway

Inspired by Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date, SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU recounts the eventful summer day in 1989 when a young law firm associate named Barack Obama (Parker Sawyers) tried to woo lawyer Michelle Robinson (Tika Sumpter) during a daylong date that took them from the Art Institute of Chicago to a…

2016 MVIFF — THE WEEKEND SAILOR

, | 2016 | 70 minutes | | , , , ,
Directed by Bernardo Arsuaga

Sunday September 11, 2016, 7:00PM (Capawock),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Bernardo Arsuaga

With almost no experience, Mexican captain Ramon Carlin raced against the superstars of sailing in a 9 month deadly trip ’round the world, his regatta winning the overall prize. In 1973, the United Kingdom organized the first head to head sailing race around the world, inviting expert crews from Europe and other…

PETE’S DRAGON

| 2016 | 102 minutes | | , ,
Directed by David Lowery

Sunday August 28, 2016, 4:00PM (Capawock),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Directed by David Lowery

Bryce Dallas Howard, Oakes Fegley, Wes Bentley, Karl Urban

A reimagining of Disney’s cherished family film, “Pete’s Dragon” is the adventure of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliott, who just so happens to be a dragon.  Wonderful live-action family film from Disney.

FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS

| 2016 | 110 minutes | | ,
Directed by Stephen Frears

Tuesday September 06, 2016, 6:00PM (Capawock)
Wednesday September 07, 2016, 6:00PM (Strand)
Thursday September 08, 2016, 6:00PM (Capawock)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Directed by Stephen Frears

Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg

A wealthy New York heiress (Maryl Streep) attempts to become an opera singer despite her horrible singing voice. Hugh Grant and Rebecca Ferguson co-star in this biopic directed by Stephen Frears. Another comic gem from Streep.

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Saturday September 10, 2016, 6:30PM,
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This screening is SOLD OUT!     From over 300+ entries our festival selection committee has chosen 10 finalists. We will screen each finalist short film and our jury will choose Best Over-all Short at the conclusion of the program.  Program notes to be added very very soon.   TO PURCHASE AN ALL-ACCESS…

SUICIDE SQUAD

| 2016 | 130 minutes | | ,
Directed by David Ayer

Thursday August 25, 2016, 8:30 PM (Strand)
Friday August 26, 2016, 8:30PM (Capawock)
Saturday August 27, 2016, 8:45PM (Strand)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Directed by David Ayer

Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez.

Director David Ayer (FURY) takes the helm for this production adapted from the DC Comics series about a group of super-villains who are given a shot at redemption by embarking on a heroic mission that will most likely mean the death of them all.

2016 MVIFF – THE TENTH MAN

| 2016 | 82 minutes | | , , ,
Daniel Burman

Sunday September 11, 2016, 12:00PM,
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Daniel Burman

Singer songwriter, Usher

The romantic comedy, THE TENTH MAN, is a kind-hearted story about a son re-entering the world of his father, the world he left long ago.In the process of trying to meet his father and getting entangled in his charitable commitments, Ariel meets Eva. Her independent spirit motivates Ariel to come to grips…

2016 MVIFF — OUR LITTLE SISTER

| 2015 | 128 mins | | ,
HIROKAZU KOREEDA

Thursday September 08, 2016, 8:00PM (Film Center)
Sunday October 16, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)
Wednesday October 19, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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HIROKAZU KOREEDA

The beautiful film from Japan, OUR LITTLE SISTER, directed by Hirokazu Koreeda revolves around three sisters who live in their grandmother’s home after the death of their father, and the arrival of their thirteen-year-old half sister. The Huffington Post writes, “Our Little Sister is a film of surpassing beauty and sensitivity, a fully realized…

2016 MVIFF — THE INNOCENTS

, | 2016 | 115 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Anne Fontaine

Friday September 09, 2016, 7:00pm(Film Center),
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Directed by Anne Fontaine

The hauntingly beautiful film from Poland, THE INNOCENTS directed by Anne Fontaine is set in 1945 Poland where a young French Red Cross doctor is sent to assist survivors of a concentration camp and discovers several nuns in advanced states of pregnancy at a nearby convent. Warsaw, December 1945: the second World…

2016 MVIFF – NEON BULL

| 2015 | 101 mins | | ,
Gabriel Mascaro

Friday September 09, 2016, 9:00PM,
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Gabriel Mascaro

Wild, sensual and utterly transporting, Brazilian writer-director Gabriel Mascaro’s second fiction feature unfolds within the world of the vaquejada, a traditional exhibition sport in which cowboys try to pull bulls to the ground by their tails. Neon Bull explores the vaquejada through the eyes of Iremar, a handsome cowboy who works the…

BAD MOMS

| 2016 | 101 minutes | |
Directed by Jon Lucas, Scott Moore

Monday August 22, 2016, 8:30PM (Capawock)
Wednesday August 24, 2016, 8:30PM (Strand),

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Directed by Jon Lucas, Scott Moore

Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn, Annie Mumolo, Jay Hernandez, Jada Pinkett Smith, Christina Applegate

A woman with a seemingly perfect life – a great marriage, overachieving kids, beautiful home, stunning looks and still holding down a career. However she’s over-worked, over committed and exhausted to the point that she’s about to snap. Fed up, she joins forces with two other over-stressed moms and all go on…

New York Film Critics Series Premiere: SILVER SKIES

| 2015 | 95 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Rosemary Rodriguez

Wednesday September 28, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
SPECIAL PRICING: $20 General Admission, $17 Member
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Directed by Rosemary Rodriguez

Valerie Perrine, George Hamilton, Mariette Hartley, Jack McGee, Alex Rocco, Barbara Bain, Jack Betts, Howard Hesseman, Heather McComb, Nestor Rodriguez, Todd Williams, Micah A. Hauptman, Melissa Hayden

Post-screening simulcast Q&A with George Hamilton, Mariette Hartley, Barbara Bain, & Jack McGee. You can never be too old for new beginnings. A group of eccentric retirees’ lives are turned upside down when their beloved apartment complex is suddenly sold out from under them. About the NY Film Critics Film Series:  A regular…

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Tuesday September 06, 2016
Wednesday September 07, 2016
Thursday September 08, 2016,

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ALL-ACCESS FESTIVAL PASS Click here for festival information and details $225 per person $185 per person, discounted for film society members First Choice Admission to any film during festival (however pass holder must pre-select movie tickets at box office, and arrive 10 minutes before start time to guarantee a seat for themselves)…

JASON BOURNE

| 2016 | 123 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Paul Greengrass

Tuesday September 06, 2016, 8:30PM (Capawock)
Wednesday September 07, 2016, 6:00PM (Capawock), 8:30PM (Strand)
Thursday September 08, 2016, 8:30PM (Capawock)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Directed by Paul Greengrass

Matt Damon, Tommy Lee Jones, Alicia Vikander, Vincent Cassel, Julia Stiles, Riz Ahmed

Years after the events of THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM, former CIA assassin Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) resurfaces just as his former employers are implementing a new program aimed at hunting him down. Now fully recovered from his amnesia, Bourne teams up with Nicky Parsons (Julia Stiles) to uncover the ultimate truth about his…

AGENTS OF CHANGE– One Time Screening

| 2014 | 66 minutes | |
Frank Dawson and Abby Ginzberg

Tuesday August 16, 2016, 6:00PM (Strand),
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Frank Dawson and Abby Ginzberg

Post-screening discussion with filmmakers Frank Dawson and Abby Ginzberg, and acclaimed director Stanley Nelson. AGENTS OF CHANGE is an award-winning film about the black-led student protest movement of the late 1960’s which helped bring about Black and Ethnic Studies programs across the country. Through the stories of the young men and women who…

STAR TREK BEYOND — Last Show!

| 2016 | 120 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Justin Lin

Thursday August 11, 2016, 6:00PM (Strand),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Justin Lin

John Cho, Simon Pegg, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Anton Yelchin, Idris Elba

Captain Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise encounter an alien warrior race when marooned on a distant planet after the destruction of their spaceship in this thrilling sequel directed by Fast & Furious director Justin Lin.  ‘Star Trek Beyond’ is a terrific 50th anniversary salute to the series appeal.

BIG FRIENDLY GIANT (THE BFG)

, | 2016 | 117 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Steven Spielberg

Saturday July 30, 2016, 4:00PM (Strand)
Sunday July 31, 2016, 4:00PM (Capawock),

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Steven Spielberg

Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton, Jemaine Clement, Rebecca Hall, Rafe Spall, Bill Hader

Steve Spielberg’s BFG minimizes the darker elements of Roald Dahl’s classic in favor of a resolutely good-natured, visually stunning, and largely successful family-friendly adventure. A girl named Sophie encounters the Big Friendly Giant who, despite his intimidating appearance, turns out to be a kindhearted soul who is considered an outcast by the other giants because,…

ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS

| 2016 | 90 minutes | |
Mandie Fletcher

Tuesday July 26, 2016, 8:30PM (Strand)
Wednesday July 27, 2016, 8:30PM (Capawock)
Thursday July 28, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Mandie Fletcher

Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha, Jane Horrocks, June Whitfield, Kathy Burke, Celia Imrie

Appropriate for their big screen debut, Edina and Patsy are still oozing glitz and glamour, living the high life they are accustomed to; shopping, drinking and clubbing their way around London’s trendiest hotspots. Blamed for a major incident at an uber fashionable launch party, they become entangled in a media storm and…

GHOSTBUSTERS

| 2016 | 116 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Paul Feig

Tuesday July 26, 2016, 8:30PM (Capawock)
Wednesday July 27, 2016, 6:00PM (Strand)
Thursday July 28, 2016, 8:30PM (Strand)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Paul Feig

Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Charles Dance, Michael Kenneth Williams, Chris Hemsworth

Ghostbusters makes its long-awaited return, rebooted with a cast of hilarious new characters. Thirty years after the beloved original franchise took the world by storm, director Paul Feig brings his fresh take to the supernatural comedy, joined by some of the funniest actors working today–Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, and Chris Hemsworth….

THE BIG CHILL with Special Guest JoBeth Williams

| 1983 | 115 minutes | | ,
Directed by Lawrence Kasdan

Monday July 18, 2016, Pre-screening reception at 6:45PM, film starts at 7:30PM (Film Center),
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Directed by Lawrence Kasdan

Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum, JoBeth Williams

6:45PM pre-show reception with producer Diane English and actress JoBeth Williams. Post-screening Q&A with JoBeth Williams. She will discuss its cast, production, and lasting appeal after the screening. A seminal Thirty-Something movie in which a group of old college friends who are now all grown up and hardened by the big wide world…

THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS

| 2016 | 90 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Chris Renaud , Yarrow Cheney

Saturday August 06, 2016, 4:00PM (Capawock)
Sunday August 07, 2016, 4:00PM (Strand),

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Directed by Chris Renaud , Yarrow Cheney

Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, Steve Coogan, Ellie Kemper, Bobby Moynihan

A comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day. Comedy superstars Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet and Kevin Hart make their animated feature-film debuts in The Secret Life of Pets, which co-stars Ellie Kemper, Lake Bell, Jenny Slate, Bobby Moynihan, Hannibal Buress and Albert Brooks. Directed by Chris Renaud (Despicable…

CAFÉ SOCIETY (final showing)

| 2016 | 96 minutes | |
Woody Allen

Wednesday September 14, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Woody Allen

Jeannie Berlin, Steve Carell, Jesse Eisenberg, Blake Lively, Parker Posey, Kristen Stewart, Corey Stoll, Ken Stott

Set in the 1930s, Woody Allen’s bittersweet romance CAFE SOCIETY follows Bronx-born Bobby Dorfman (Jesse Eisenberg) to Hollywood, where he falls in love, and back to New York, where he is swept up in the vibrant world of high society nightclub life. Centering on events in the lives of Bobby’s colorful Bronx…

Special Event: PAPER LANTERNS

| 2016 | 60 minutes | | ,
Directed by Barry Frechette

Tuesday August 23, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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Directed by Barry Frechette

Post-screening Q&A with director Barry Frechette, composer Chad Cannon, and cinemoatographer/ editor Max Esposito. Mr. and Mrs. Suzuki from Hiroshima will also be participating in the discussion. In the summer of 1945, the United States dropped two atomic bombs on Japan. On August 6th, “Little Boy” was dropped on Hiroshima, and three…

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Monday July 25, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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A unique multimedia performance with live music chronicles the race to reach the moon.  With rare archival footage and interviews with the major players, astronauts and their families, John Monsky, creator and narrator, takes us inside the capsule and the control room to trace the great rush to the lunar surface. The drama,…

NT LIVE: ONE MAN TWO GUVNORS

| 2015 | 180 minutes | |
Nicholas Hytner, Cal McCrystal

Tuesday July 26, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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Nicholas Hytner, Cal McCrystal

James Corden

For a limited time only, National Theatre Live’s Encore Series brings a selection of award-winning British theatre productions to your local cinema. Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from host of the The Late Late Show, James Corden, the uproarious One Man, Two Guvnors was a runaway hit both in London’s West End…

THE LEGEND OF TARZAN – Last Show!

| 2016 | 109 minutes | | ,
Directed by David Yates

Wednesday July 20, 2016, 8:30PM (Capawock)
Thursday July 21, 2016, 8:30PM (Strand),

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Directed by David Yates

Alexander Skarsgård, Samuel L. Jackson, Margot Robbie, Djimon Hounsou, Jim Broadbent, Casper Crump

It has been years since the man once known as Tarzan (Alexander Skarsgård) left the jungles of Africa behind for a gentrified life as John Clayton III, Lord Greystoke, with his beloved wife, Jane (Margot Robbie) at his side. Now, he has been invited back to the Congo to serve as a trade emissary…

THE SAME HEART

, | 2016 | 67 minutes | |
Directed by Len Morris & Georgia Morris

Sunday July 24, 2016, 8:30PM (Strand),
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Directed by Len Morris & Georgia Morris

Why do half of the world’s children live in grinding poverty? The Same Heart features a growing number of global economists and moral leaders who agree that an extremely small financial transactions tax, the “Robin Hood Tax,” could place the needs of all children at the heart of the global financial system for the first time. Suggesting…

THE SHALLOWS

| 2016 | 127 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra

Thursday July 21, 2016, 8:30PM (Capawock),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra

Blake Lively

In the taut thriller The Shallows, when Nancy (Blake Lively) is surfing on a secluded beach, she finds herself on the feeding ground of a great white shark. Though she is stranded only 200 yards from shore, survival proves to be the ultimate test of wills, requiring all of Nancy’s ingenuity, resourcefulness,…

INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE

| 2016 | 120 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Roland Emmerich

Monday July 04, 2016, 6:00PM (Strand)
Tuesday July 05, 2016, 8:30PM (Strand)
Wednesday July 06, 2016, 8:30PM (Strand)

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Directed by Roland Emmerich

Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Maika Monroe, Travis Tope, William Fichtner

We always knew they were coming back. After INDEPENDENCE DAY redefined the event movie genre, the next epic chapter delivers global catastrophe on an unimaginable scale. Only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can bring our world back from the brink of extinction.   All-star cast including many from the original movie from…

Film Club: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

| 1962 | 130 minutes | | ,
Directed by Robert Mulligan

Wednesday July 13, 2016, 9:30AM (Capawock),
$9 General Admission, $7 Member, children ages 14 or younger, & Bunch of Grapes discount card holders, who must purchase tickets at the door to receive the discount
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Directed by Robert Mulligan

Gregory Peck, Mary Badham, Phillip Alford, John Megna, Ruth White, Paul Fix, Brock Peters, Frank Overton

Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning autobiographical novel was translated to film in 1962 by Horton Foote and the producer/director team of Robert Mulligan and Alan J. Pakula. Set a small Alabama town in the 1930s, the story focuses on scrupulously honest, highly respected lawyer Atticus Finch, magnificently embodied by Gregory Peck. Finch puts…

Film Club: LIFE OF PI

, | 2012 | 127 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Ang Lee

Wednesday August 24, 2016, 9:30am (Capawock),
$9 General Admission, $7 Member, children ages 14 or younger, & Bunch of Grapes discount card holders, who must purchase tickets at the door to receive the discount
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Directed by Ang Lee

Surja Sharma, Irrfan Khan

Director Ang Lee creates a groundbreaking movie event about a young man who survives a disaster at sea and is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an amazing and unexpected connection with another survivor…a fearsome Bengal tiger.  

Film Club: THE PRINCESS BRIDE

| 1987 | 98 minutes | | , , , ,
Directed by Rob Reiner

Wednesday August 17, 2016, 9:30am (Capawock),
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Directed by Rob Reiner

Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, André the Giant, Robin Wright, Peter Falk, Billy Crystal

An elderly man reads the book “The Princess Bride” to his sick and thus currently bedridden adolescent grandson, the reading of the book which has been passed down within the family for generations. The grandson is sure he won’t like the story, with a romance at its core, he preferring something with…

Film Club: EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE

| 2012 | 129 minutes | |
Directed by Stephen Daldry

Wednesday July 27, 2016, 9:30am (Capawock),
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Directed by Stephen Daldry

Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Thomas Horn, Max von Sydow, Viola Davis
John Goodman, Jeffrey Wright

Oskar (Thomas Horn) is convinced that his father (Tom Hanks), who died in the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, has left a final message for him hidden somewhere in the city. Feeling disconnected from his grieving mother (Sandra Bullock) and driven by a relentlessly active mind that refuses to believe…

Film Club: FRIED GREEN TOMATOES

| 1991 | 130 minutes | |
Directed by Herbert Ross

Wednesday July 20, 2016, 9:30AM (Capawock),
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Directed by Herbert Ross

Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Mary-Louise Parker

A woman learns the value of friendship as she hears the story of two women and how their friendship shaped their lives in this warm comedy-drama. Evelyn Couch (Kathy Bates) is an emotionally repressed housewife with a habit of drowning her sorrows in candy bars. Her husband Ed (Gailard Sartain) barely acknowledges…

Film Club: THE COLOR PURPLE

| 1985 | 154 minutes | |
Directed by Steven Spielberg

Wednesday August 10, 2016, 9:30am (Capawock),
$9 General Admission, $7 Member, children ages 14 or younger, & Bunch of Grapes discount card holders, who must purchase tickets at the door to receive the discount
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Steven Spielberg

Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Margaret Avery, Oprah Winfrey

Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker, The Color Purple spans the years 1909 to 1949, relating the life of Celie (Whoopi Goldberg), a Southern black woman virtually sold into a life of servitude to her brutal husband, sharecropper Albert (Danny Glover). Celie pours out her innermost thoughts in letter…

World Premiere: VISIONS OF HOME: THE WORK OF HEATHER NEILL

| 2016 | 58 minutes | |
Directed by David Fokos, Barbarella Fokos

Friday July 29, 2016, 6:00PM (Capawock),
SPECIAL EVENT
Free Admission (Limit to 2 tickets per person)
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by David Fokos, Barbarella Fokos

Directors David Fokos, Barbarella Fokos, and Artist Heather Neill will attend. Free admission (Limit to 2 tickets per a person) There is beauty to be found in the pattern on a porcelain teacup, or the “patina of a working boat at rest.” In her nostalgic, lifelike, and sometimes whimsical paintings, artist Heather Neill pays…

DOC WEEK

Monday August 01, 2016, 7:30PM
Tuesday August 02, 2016, 7:30PM
Wednesday August 03, 2016, 7:30PM

MEMBER EVENT
SPECIAL EVENT
$100 General Admission, $75 MVFS Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Documentary films have become the conscience of the nation, providing a deeper study of contemporary, and often unnoticed, social issues. By using the unique medium of film, documentarians are able to cultivate more compelling and fruitful discussion by mixing strongly-drive narratives with vivid imagery. In lieu of the rise of the documentary, the…

2016 Doc Week: BECOMING MIKE NICHOLS

| 2016 | 1 hr. 12 min. | |
directed by DOUGLAS MCGRATH

Wednesday August 03, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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 DOUGLAS MCGRATH

POST-SCREENING Q&A WITH DIRECTOR DOUGLAS MCGRATH via SKYPE, plus special guests in attendance, Vineyarders and friends of Mike Nichols, ROSE STYRON and JAMES LAPINE to discuss Nichols’ love of the theater, and of the Vineyard. Just four months before he died, in a set of final, historic interviews, director Mike Nichols opened…

2016 Doc Week: MAPPLETHORPE: LOOK AT THE PICTURES

| 2016 | 1 hr. 20 min. | | , ,
Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey

Monday August 01, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
SPECIAL EVENT
$15 General Admission, 12 Member,
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey

Debbie Harry
Brooke Shields
Fran Lebowitz

FOLLOWED BY A Q&A WITH VISITING DIRECTOR RANDY BARBATO                 The only thing more outrageous than Robert Mapplethorpe’s photographs was his life. He was obsessed with magic and in particular, with what he saw as the magic of photography and the magic of sex. He…

ME BEFORE YOU

| 2016 | 110 minutes | | ,
Directed by Thea Shamrock

Saturday June 18, 2016, 4:00PM (Strand), 6:00PM (Capawock)
Sunday June 19, 2016, 4:00PM (Capawock)
Thursday June 23, 2016, 6:00PM (Strand)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Thea Shamrock

Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin, Janet McTeer, Charles Dance, Brendan Coyle

Adapted from the bestselling novel by Jo Jo Moyes, Me Before You tells the story of the unexpected relationship that blossoms between a contented small town Englishwoman and the wealthy, paralyzed Londoner who hires her as his caretaker.Me Before You benefits from Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin’s alluring chemistry.

DARK HORSE

| 2016 | 85 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Louise Osmond

Tuesday July 12, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)
Thursday July 14, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Louise Osmond

Set in a former mining village in Wales, DARK HORSE is the inspirational true story of a group of friends from a working men’s club who decide to take on the elite ‘sport of kings’ and breed themselves a racehorse. Raised on a slagheap allotment, their foal grows into an unlikely champion,…

FINDING DORY

| 2016 | 100 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane

Saturday September 03, 2016, 4:00PM (Capawock)
Sunday September 04, 2016, 4:00PM (Capawock),

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane

Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Hayden Rolence, Diane Keaton, Eugene Levy, Ed O'Neill

FINDING DORY reunites the friendly-but-forgetful blue tang fish with her loved ones, and everyone learns a few things about the true meaning of family along the way. The all-new big-screen adventure dives into theaters in 2016, taking moviegoers back to the extraordinary underwater world from the original film.

Filmusic Festival: THE AMAZING NINA SIMONE

| 2015 | 1 hr. 50 min. | | , ,
DIRECTED BY JEFF L. LIEBERMAN

Sunday June 26, 2016, 4:00PM,
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 JEFF L. LIEBERMAN

The Amazing Nina Simone –  directed by Jeff L. Lieberman This new documentary reveals the real Nina Simone through over 50 intimate interviews with those who best knew the artistry and intentions of one of America’s true musical geniuses. Much beloved and often misunderstood, the story of Americaʼs most overlooked musical genius…

NOW YOU SEE ME 2

| 2016 | 115 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Jon M. Chu

Thursday June 16, 2016, 9:00PM (Capawock)
Friday June 17, 2016, 6:00PM (Capawock)
Saturday June 18, 2016, 8:30PM (Capawock)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Jon M. Chu

Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco, Daniel Radcliffe, Lizzy Caplan, Jay Chou, Sanaa Lathan, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman

THE FOUR HORSEMEN (Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco, Lizzy Caplan) return for a second mind-bending adventure, elevating the limits of stage illusion to new heights and taking them around the globe. One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public’s adulation with their Robin Hood-style magic spectacles, the illusionists resurface…

THE CONJURING 2

| 2016 | 133 minutes | | ,
Directed by James Wan

Thursday June 16, 2016, 7:00PM (Strand)
Friday June 17, 2016, 8:30PM (Capawock)
Saturday June 18, 2016, 7:00PM (Strand)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by James Wan

Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Frances O'Connor, Madison Wolfe, Simon McBurney, Franka Potente

Reprising their roles, Oscar nominee Vera Farmiga (“Up In the Air,” TV’s “Bates Motel”) and Patrick Wilson (the “Insidious” films), star as Lorraine and Ed Warren, who, in one of their most terrifying paranormal investigations, travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued…

ITHACA

| 2016 | 90 minutes | |
Directed by Meg Ryan

Friday September 09, 2016, 8:15PM (Strand)
Saturday September 10, 2016, 6:00PM (Strand)
Monday September 12, 2016, 6:00PM (Capawock)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Meg Ryan

Meg Ryan, Tom Hanks, Hamish Linklater, Alex Neustaedter, Sam Shephard, Jack Quaid

When his older brother leaves to fight in the Second World War, fourteen-year-old Homer Macauley takes on a job as a bicycle telegraph messenger to provide for his widowed mother, his older sister and his younger brother. Homer delivers messages of love, hope, pain and death to the good people of Ithaca,…

WEINER

| 2016 | 96 minutes | |
Directed by Elyse Steinberg, Josh Kriegman

Wednesday June 29, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Elyse Steinberg, Josh Kriegman

ANTHONY WEINER

Former U.S. Representative Anthony Weiner’s catastrophic race for Mayor of New York City in 2013 is detailed in this behind-the-scenes documentary. Weiner became embroiled in his second widely publicized sexting scandal during the race, derailing his once-promising political career. Weiner is directed by Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg and received its world…

anabellleeposter

Wednesday August 10, 2016, 6:00PM (THE STRAND),
SPECIAL EVENT
$15 General Admission, $12 MVFS or MVM Member (must show MVM card at door),
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Discussion throughout the short film segments with Tom Dunlop & John Wilson. We are excited to collaborate with the MV Museum and the Vineyard Gazette to offer this historic program to you.  The Historic Movies of Martha’s Vineyard project, a pioneering and award-winning effort of the Vineyard Gazette, presents films shot on the…

Filmusic Festival: ELVIS AND NIXON

| 2016 | 1hr 26 mins | | , ,
Directed by LIZA JOHNSON

Sunday June 26, 2016, 7:30pm,
SPECIAL EVENT
Individual Tickets: $12 per movie, $9 for MV Film Society members (except when special pricing). Festival Pass $75, Member’s Festival Pass $60.
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by LIZA JOHNSON

Kevin Spacey and Michael Shannon

7:00PM – MINI CONCERT WITH SINGER SONGWRITER NATE D’ANGELO IN THE LOBBY An American comedy-drama This comedy cleverly blends fact and fiction to reveal the untold story behind the meeting between Elvis Presley, King of Rock ‘n Roll, and President Richard Nixon, that resulted in the most requested photograph in the National Archives….

Thursday August 04, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
SPECIAL EVENT
Individual Tickets: $15 per movie, $12 for MV Film Society members.
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by MORGAN NEVILLE

Morgan Neville, Academy Award Winner (2015 Best Documentary) will join us for a Q&A afterwards. From the director of the Oscar – winning documentary 20 Feet from Stardom and the critically acclaimed Best of Enemies, the new film The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble tells the extraordinary…

POPSTAR: NEVER STOP NEVER STOPPING

| 2016 | 86 minutes | | ,
Directed by Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone

Friday June 10, 2016, 6:00PM (Strand), 8:30PM (Capawock)
Saturday June 11, 2016, 8:30PM (Strand),

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone

Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone, Sarah Silverman, Tim Meadows, Maya Rudolph, Joan Cusack

Universal Pictures’ POPSTAR: NEVER STOP NEVER STOPPING is headlined by musical digital-shorts superstars Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone, collectively known as The Lonely Island. The comedy goes behind the scenes as singer/rapper Conner4Real (Samberg) faces a crisis of popularity after his sophomore album flops, leaving his fans, sycophants, and rivals all…

PELÉ: BIRTH OF A LEGEND

| 2016 | 107 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Jeff Zimbalist, Michael Zimbalist

Saturday June 11, 2016, 3:30PM (Capawock)
Sunday June 12, 2016, 4:00PM (Strand),

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Jeff Zimbalist, Michael Zimbalist

Kevin de Paula, Vincent D'Onofrio, Rodrigo Santoro, Diego Boneta, Colm Meaney

Pelé. A name known around the world, a sports legend who changed soccer forever, and a national hero who carried the hopes and dreams of a country on his back. But before he was an icon, he was a kid from the slums of São Paulo, Brazil, so poor that he couldn’t…

Sunday June 12, 2016, 4:00 pm (Film Center),
SPECIAL EVENT
Free Admission
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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LIMIT OF TWO TICKETS PER PERSON. On the picturesque bluffs at the very tip of the island of Martha’s Vineyard, disaster looms. The historic Gay Head Lighthouse is soon to become the next victim of the ocean’s relentless erosion of the island cliffs. Built in 1856, the more than 400-ton structure soars…