Monday August 12, 2013, 7:30 PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$25 General Admission, $20 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening

Jimmy Tingle Live on Stage! A unique theatrical event featuring a film screening of Jimmy Tingle’s American Dream, followed by a Q & A and a Live Jimmy Tingle Stand Up Comedy Performance. From 60 Minutes II, The Tonight Show, HBO, NPR, Comedy Central, and PBS The New York Times writes: He has…

Tuesday August 20, 2013, 7:30 PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$12 General Admission, $7 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Based on a Book by Fred Waitzkin

Starring Joan Allen, Ben Kingsley, Laurence Fishburne and Max Pomeranc

Join Fred Waitzkin, author of the book, and his son, Josh, for a screening of much loved SEARCHING FOR BOBBY FISCHER followed by a discussion by father and son of Fred’s highly acclaimed new novel, The Dream Merchant. Vineyard Psychiatrist Charles Silberstein will ask provocative questions to this well known father-son team about the…

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Tuesday August 13, 2013, 7:30 PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$12 General Admission, $7 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening - buy at center

Post screening discussion with filmmaker Ric Burns. A film chronicling the American whaling industry from its origins in New England in the 17th century, through the golden age of deep-sea whaling, up to its decline following the Civil War. Narrated by Willem Dafoe, this film binds the story of American capitalism on…

THIN, presented with filmmaker Lauren Greenfield

| 2006 | 102 min. | |
A Film by Lauren Greenfield

Friday August 02, 2013, 7:30 PM,
$12 General Admission, $7 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening - buy at center

A Film by Lauren Greenfield

Join us after the screening for a Q&A with filmmaker Lauren Greenfield. The HBO Documentary film Thin takes us inside the walls of Renfrew Center, a residential facility for the treatment of women with eating disorders, closely following four young women (ages 15 – 30) who have spent their lives starving themselves;…

Sunday July 28, 2013, 7:30 PM,
$12 General Admission, $7 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening - buy at center

Slow Food MV and the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center are holding another joint fundraiser! Genetic Roulette is about the science of genetically modified foods and the impact on our food system and us. It provides provides compelling evidence to help explain the deteriorating health of Americans, especially among children, and offers a…

Saturday August 03, 2013, 7:30 PM,
$12 General Admission, $7 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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A Film by Lauren Greenfield

The filmmaker, Lauren Greenfield, will be conducting a Q&A after the screening. Don’t forget to come to her photography workshop on August 1 and a screening of her other film, Thin, on August 2. David Siegel grew his enormous wealth in the time-share business.  He felt he was doing much more than selling…

Hey Bartender

| 2013 | 92 min. | |
A Film by Douglas Tirola

Wednesday July 24, 2013, 7:30 PM,
$15 General Admission, $12 Member
(includes pre-movie reception)
Doors Open for admissions
30 min. prior to screening
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A Film by Douglas Tirola

Two bartenders try to achieve their dreams through bartending. An injured Marine turns his goals to becoming a principal bartender at the best cocktail bar in the world. A young man leaves his white-collar job to buy the corner bar in his hometown years later he struggles to keep afloat. The bar…

SUMMER INSTITUTE FILM SERIES: Hannah Arendt

| 2012 | 113 min. | |
A Film by Margarethe von Trotta

Sunday August 04, 2013, 8:00 PM,
$12 Suggested Donation
Please contact ONLY the Summer Institute for tickets

A Film by Margarethe von Trotta

Starring Barbara Sukowa

Her theory of “the banality of evil” made Hannah Arendt both famous and controversial. Now German filmmaker Margarethe von Trotta has given the philosopher an outstanding cinematic portrait. The film, nominated for six Lola Awards (Germany’s Oscars), explores a turbulent  four-year period in the life of the great philosopher and writer, beginning in New…

SUMMER INSTITUTE FILM SERIES: Melting Away

| 2012 | 86 min. | |
A Film by Doron Eran

Sunday July 21, 2013, 8:00 PM,
$12 Suggested Donation
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A Film by Doron Eran

Please contact ONLY the Summer Institute for tickets: http://mvsummerinstitute.com/films_calendar.html “Melting Away” is a first in the history of Israeli cinema: a feature film about parents coping with their transgendered child. The creation of director Doron Eran and his partner, screenwriter Bili Ben Moshe, this film was conceived after the deadly attack on…

Fill the Void – introduced by Kate Feiffer

| 2012 | 90 min. | |
A Film by Rama Burshtein

Sunday September 08, 2013, 2:00 PM,
$12 General Admission; $9 Member Admission
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A Film by Rama Burshtein

“Fill the Void,” the most successful independent Israeli film to be released in the past decade, tells the story of 18-year-old Shira, youngest daughter of an Orthodox Hassidic family, who is about to be married off to a promising young man of similar age and background. When her older sister dies giving…