THE ROCKET

, | 2014 | 112 mins | |
Kim Mordaunt

Saturday March 08, 2014, 4:00 PM
Sunday March 09, 2014, 4:00 PM,

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Kim Mordaunt

Sitthiphon Disamoe, Loungnam Kaosainam, Alice Keohavong, Sumrit Warin,

A boy (Ahlo, 10), who is believed to bring bad luck, is blamed for a string of disasters. When his family loses their home and are forced to move, Ahlo meets the spirited orphan Kia (9) and her eccentric uncle Purple: an ex-soldier with a purple suit, a rice-wine habit and a…

FINDING VIVIAN MAIER

| 2014 | 83 mins | |
John Maloof, Charlie Siskel

Sunday May 18, 2014, 7:30 PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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John Maloof, Charlie Siskel

A mysterious nanny, who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that were hidden in storage lockers and discovered decades later, is now considered among the 20th century’s greatest photographers. Maier’s strange and riveting life and art are revealed through never before seen photographs, films, and interviews with dozens who thought they knew her. An…

THE LUNCHBOX

| 2014 | 105 mins | | ,
Ritesh Batra

Friday May 02, 2014, 4:00 PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Ritesh Batra

Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Denzil Smith, Bharati Achrekar, Nakul Vaid, Yashvi Puneet Nagar, Lillete Dubey

Middle class housewife Ila is trying once again to add some spice to her marriage, this time through her cooking. She desperately hopes that this new recipe will finally arouse some kind of reaction from her neglectful husband. She prepares a special lunchbox to be delivered to him at work, but, unbeknownst…

LE WEEK-END

| 2013 | 93 mins | | ,
Roger Michell

Friday April 11, 2014, 7:30 PM
Sunday April 13, 2014, 7:30 PM,

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Roger Michell

Jim Broadbent, Lindsay Duncan, Jeff Goldblum, Olly Alexander, Judith Davis

In Mr. Michell’s magically buoyant and bittersweet film, Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan play a long-married couple who revisit Paris for a long weekend for the first time since their honeymoon, in hopes of rekindling their relationship-or, perhaps, to bring it to an end. Diffident, wistful Nick (Broadbent) and demanding, take-charge Meg…

PILLOW TALK (1959)

| 1959 | 98 mins | | ,
Michael Gordon

Wednesday February 26, 2014, 7:30 PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Michael Gordon

Rock Hudson, Doris Day, Tony Randall, Thelma Ritter, Nick Adams,

WEAR YOUR BEST BEDTIME ATTIRE, GET IN FREE TO THE MOVIE. Playboy composer Rock Hudson and interior-decorator Doris Day are obliged to share a telephone party line. Naturally, their calls overlap at the least opportune times, and just as naturally, this leads to Hudson and Day despising each other without ever having…

Tuesday March 25, 2014, 7:30 PM,
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Drake Doremus

Guy Pearce, Felicity Jones, Amy Ryan, Kyle MacLachlan, Mackenzie Davis, Alexandra Wentworth

Preceding and following the private, preview screening will feature: Peter Travers with star Felicity Jones (Amazing Spiderman 2, Like Crazy), Director Drake Doremus (Like Crazy, & upcoming Equals with Kristen Stewart), and Amy Ryan (The Office, Capote) remotely. Soulful and musical British exchange student Sophie Williams ( Felicity Jones) comes to New…

GLORIA

| 2014 | 110 mins | | ,
Sebastián Lelio

Sunday March 09, 2014, 7:30 PM,
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Sebastián Lelio

Paulina Garcia, Sergio Hernández, Diego Fontecilla, Fabiola Zamora, Alejandro Goic, Marcial Tagle

Gloria is a “woman of a certain age” but still feels young. Though lonely, she makes the best of her situation and fills her nights seeking love at social dance clubs for single adults. Her fragile happiness changes the day she meets Rodolfo. Their intense passion, to which Gloria gives her all,…

Thursday March 06, 2014, 7:30 PM,
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Rob Knighton, Nora Tschirner, Kellie Shirley, Madeline Duggan, Stirling Gallacher

On the night of March 6, 2014, Everyone’s Going To Die will screen in 100 cinemas across the United States. Audiences at those screenings will be asked to vote if this film should return to their cinema for a week’s theatrical release sometime this year. If 51% of the audience votes “yes”…

GIRL ON A BICYCLE

| 2013 | 101 mins | | ,
Jeremy Leven

Thursday February 20, 2014, 7:30 PM,
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Jeremy Leven

Nora Tschirner, Vincenzo Amato (The Wannabe), Paddy Considine (The Bourne Ultimatum), Louise Monot, Stéphane Debac (Mr. Bean's Holiday)

Paolo (Vincenzo Amato), an Italian who drives a Paris tour bus, has just proposed to his true love, the German stewardess, Greta (Nora Tschirner), when the young French beauty, Cécile (Louise Monot) pulls up beside his bus on her bicycle – and, in short order, Paolo, following some very bad advice from…

Wednesday February 19, 2014, 7:30 PM,
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Joseph Lewis

Cornel Wilde, Richard Conte, Brian Donlevy, Jean Wallace, Robert Middleton, Lee Van Cleef

“Undiscovered Noir” Some of the best films of the 40s and 50s remain largely unknown. These are films that do not cater to please the masses.They were made by adults for adults, so they contain hardboiled adult themes about relationships: deceit, violence and loyalty and lust. As a crack cinematographer, John Alton…

Wednesday February 12, 2014, 7:30 PM,
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Anthony Mann

Dennis O'Keefe, Claire Trevor and Marsha Hunt

Some of the best films of the 40s and 50s remain largely unknown. These are films that do not cater to please the masses.They were made by adults for adults, so they contain hardboiled adult themes about relationships: deceit, violence and loyalty and lust. As a crack cinematographer, John Alton is one…

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Sunday March 02, 2014, 7:00 PM,
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$40 General Admission, $35 Member
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Join us for a night of pageantry, tasty bites, and libations. Walk down the red carpet and celebrate the 86th Academy Awards telecast among friends and other film lovers at the the MV Film Center. Get your photo taken with “Oscar” – that’s right – a real Oscar and photo booth provided…

Wednesday February 05, 2014, 7:30 pm,
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Jiří Menzel

Václav Neckář, Josef Somr, Vlastimil Brodský, Ferdinand Krůta, Alois Vachek and Vladimír Valenta

At a village railway station in occupied Czechoslovakia, a bumbling dispatcher’s apprentice longs to liberate himself from his virginity. Oblivious to the war and the resistance that surrounds him, this young man embarks on a journey of sexual awakening and self-discovery, encountering a universe of frustration, eroticism, and adventure within his sleepy…

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Join us For a Night of Musical Entertainment “Woody Pines brings that low-key street corner style of performance to his stage show, but with all the polish and seasoned professionalism of tour-bus-and-green-room rock stardom.” — Ali Marshall, Mtn Xpress No stranger to fans of the new folk music coming from all corners…

Sunday February 16, 2014, 4:00 PM,
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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,
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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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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,
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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,
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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
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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,
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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,
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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
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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…

INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS

| 2014 | 105 mins | | ,
Directed by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen

Saturday January 25, 2014, 4:00 PM
Sunday January 26, 2014, 7:30 PM,

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Directed by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen
Ethan Coen and Joel Coen

Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman, Justin Timberlake

INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS follows a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961 LLEWYN DAVIS (OSCAR ISAAC) is at a crossroads. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York winter, he is struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly…

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Film Center is closed due to Winter Storm
We anticipate opening on Friday for our 4 pm film screening

Sunday February 23, 2014, 7:30 PM,
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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…

Wednesday January 08, 2014, 7:30 PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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SILENT COMEDY SHORTS restored by Serge Bromberg, David Shepard and the renowned Lobster Films in Paris. Chaplin’s THE IMMIGRANT, Keaton’s THE LOVE NEST, and others by Charley Chase, Charlie Bowers, etc. SLAPSTICK — WHAT PRICE GOOFY:Charlie Chase RT:24:37 2. THE IMMIGRANT: Chaplin RT20:01 3. THE LOVE NEST-Keaton: RT:20:15 4. MIGHTY LIKE A…

Sunday December 22, 2013, 7:30 PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$18 General Admission, $15 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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To celebrate its 50th anniversary, the National Theatre of Great Britain presents National Theatre: 50 Years on Stage, bringing together the best British actors for a unique evening of unforgettable performances, broadcast live from London to cinemas around the world. A cast of 100 will perform live on stage in this once-in-a-lifetime event, directed…

Tuesday January 21, 2014, 7:30 PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$20 General Admission, $18 Member
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Adam Rodgers
Glenn German, Adam Rodgers

Andy Garcia, Vera Farmiga, Taissa Farmiga, Tom Skerritt, Nicholas Braun

with live on screen appearances by Vera Farmiga (UP IN THE AIR, THE DEPARTED), Andy Garcia (OCEAN ELEVEN) and Director Adam Rogers. The movie also stars Taissa Farmiga (AMERICAN HORROR STORY, Vera’s real life sister). The event timeline: 7:30pm ALISON BAILES INTRO LIVE ON SCREEN 8:00pm COUNTDOWN SLATE 8:01 PETER TRAVERS INTRODUCTION OF FILM/SERIES 8:10…

PHILOMENA

| 2013 | 94 mins | | ,
Stephen Frears

Thursday January 09, 2014, 7:30 PM
Saturday January 11, 2014, 4:00 PM
Sunday January 12, 2014, 7:30 PM

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Stephen Frears

Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Anna Maxwell Martin, Ruth McCabe, Barbara Jefford

Based on the 2009 investigative book by BBC correspondent Martin Sixsmith, The Lost Child of Philomena Lee, PHILOMENA focuses on the efforts of Philomena Lee (Dench), mother to a boy conceived out of wedlock – something her Irish-Catholic community didn’t have the highest opinion of – and given away for adoption in…

Tuesday December 31, 2013, 8:00 PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$60 General Admission, $50 MVFS Member
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W.S. Van Dyke

William Powell, Myrna Loy, James Stewart, Elissa Landi, Joseph Calleia, Jessie Ralph

A Special night of film, food, libations, music, and cheer – including live TV coverage of Times Square at midnight on our Big Screen. Doors Open at 7:30 pm  8:00 pm – a movie, AFTER THE THIN MAN  10:15-11:30 pm – Live music provided by jazz trio with Eric Johnson on upright…

Unknown

Wednesday December 18, 2013, 7:30 PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Don McBrearty

Denholm Elliott, Glynis Davies, Jesse McBrearty, Mathonwy Reeves, Michael Fawkes, Gwynyth Walsh

Pre-show holiday music will be provided by Rob Meyers for this holiday classic. Adapted from Dylan Thomas’ classic poem, the film concerns a traditional Christmas in Wales around the turn of the 20th century. It’s Christmas Eve in Wales. A young boy named Thomas is excited about the holiday, but he’s also…

THE GREAT BEAUTY

| 2013 | 142 min | | ,
Paolo Sorrentino

Sunday December 22, 2013, 4:00 PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member
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Paolo Sorrentino

Toni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferilli, Carlo Buccirosso, Laia Forte, Serena Grandi

Journalist Jep Gambardella (the dazzling Toni Servillo, Il divo and Gomorrah) has charmed and seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades. Since the legendary success of his one and only novel, he has been a permanent fixture in the city’s literary and social circles, but when his sixty-fifth…

CUTIE AND THE BOXER

| 2013 | 82 mins | |
Zachary Heinzerling

Friday December 20, 2013, 7:30 PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member
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Zachary Heinzerling

Ushio Shinohara, Noriko Shinohara, Robert H. Harvey, Zachary Heinzerling

Once a rising star in the ’70′s New York art scene, 80-year-old “boxing” painter Ushio Shinohara is prepping for his latest show, hoping to reinvigorate his career. His wife and de facto assistant, Noriko, seeks her own recognition through her “Cutie” illustrations, which depict their chaotic 40-year marriage. CUTIE AND THE BOXER…

Holiday Classic: THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER

| 1942 | 112 mins | |
Directed by William Keighley

Wednesday December 11, 2013, 7:30 PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
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Directed by William Keighley

Monty Woolley, Bette Davis, Ann Sheridan, Billie Burke, Jimmy Durante, and others

Come early and enjoy some complimentary hot apple cider and cookies in our lobby. Live holiday music too in the lobby.  The George S. Kaufman/Moss Hart Broadway hit The Man Who Came to Dinner was inspired by the authors’ mutual friend, waspish critic/author Alexander Woollcott. Generously bearded ex-Yale professor Monty Woolley, no…

Wednesday January 01, 2014,
Film Center is Closed Tonight
We'll reopen on Thursday with a 4:00pm and 7:30pm screenings - Happy Holidays

BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR

| 2013 | 187 mins | |
Directed by Abdel Kechiche

Thursday December 12, 2013, 7:30 PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member
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Directed by Abdel Kechiche
Julie Maroh, Abdel Kechiche

Lea Seydoux, Adele Exarchopoulos , Salim Kechiouche, Mona Walravens, Jeremie Laheute, Alma Jodorowshy

Abdellatif Kechiche’s newest film, based on Julie Maroh’s graphic novel, was the sensation of this year’s Cannes Film Festival even before it was awarded the Palme d’Or. Adèle Exarchopoulos is Adèle, a young woman whose longings and ecstasies and losses are charted across a span of several years. Léa Seydoux (Midnight in Paris)…

NEBRASKA

| 2013 | 150 mins | | ,
Directed by Alexander Payne

Friday January 10, 2014, 4:00 PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member
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Directed by Alexander Payne

Bruce Dern, Will Forte, June Squibb, Bob Odenkirk, Stacy Keach

Director Alexander Payne (Sideways, The Descendants) takes the helm for this road trip comic-drama starring Bruce Dern as a tempestuous Montana father who’s convinced he’s won a million dollar magazine sweepstakes, and Will Forte as the son who grudgingly agrees to drive him to Nebraska to claim his winnings. Shot in black and…

DALLAS BUYERS CLUB

| 2013 | 117 mins | |
Directed by Jean-Marc Vallee

Friday December 13, 2013, 4:00PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member
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Directed by Jean-Marc Vallee

Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto, Dallas Roberts, Griffin Dunne, Steve Zahn

Matthew McConaughey stars in DALLAS BUYERS CLUB as real-life Texas cowboy Ron Woodroof, whose free-wheeling life was overturned in 1985 when he was diagnosed as HIV-positive and given 30 days to live. These were the early days of the AIDS epidemic, and the U.S. was divided over how to combat the virus….

Classic Film Wednesday: IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE

| 2000 | 97 mins | | , ,
Directed by Kar Wai Wong

Wednesday November 27, 2013, 7:30 PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Kar Wai Wong

Maggie Cheung, Tony Leung Chiu Wai

Auteur filmmaker Wong Kar-wai directs this moody period drama about unrequited love that, like his earlier work, swoons with romantic melancholy. Set in a Shanghaiese enclave in Hong Kong in 1962, the film centers on two young couples who rent adjacent rooms in a cramped and crowded tenement. Li-zhen (Maggie Cheung) works…

A PERFECT MAN

| 2013 | 95 mins | | ,
Directed by Kees Van Oostrum

Saturday November 23, 2013, 7:30 PM
Sunday November 24, 2013, 4:00 PM,

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Kees Van Oostrum

Liev Schreiber, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Joelle Carter, Louise Fletcher

On the cusp of their ninth anniversary, James and Nina seem to have the perfect marriage and ideal lives – an affluent life in Amsterdam, lucrative jobs and adoring friends. Yet when Nina discovers James’s infidelity with a mutual friend of theirs, shattering whatever illusions they’ve created about their relationship and leaving…

WADJDA

| 2013 | 98 min | | ,
Haifaa Al-Monsour

Friday December 06, 2013, 4:00 PM
Saturday December 07, 2013, 4:00 PM,

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Haifaa Al-Monsour

Reem Abdullah, Waad Mohammed, Abdullrahman Al Gohani, Ahd, Sultan Al Assaf

WADJDA is a movie of firsts. This first feature film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia, it is the story of a spirited 10-year-old Saudi girl discovering the severe limitations placed on women in the name of custom, Islam and family honor. With impressive agility, “Wadjda” finds room to maneuver between harsh realism…

Friday November 29, 2013, 7:30 PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Directed by Jodie Foster

Starring Holly Hunter, Robert Downey Jr., Anne Bancroft, Charles Durning, Dylan McDermott, Geraldine Chaplin, Steve Guttenberg, Cynthia Stevenson, Claire Danes, Austin Pendleton and David Strathairn.

It’s been said that while most people love their families, they don’t always like them very much, and that emotional dividing line is the heart of this comedy directed by Jodie Foster. Claudia Larson (Holly Hunter) usually approaches family reunions with a certain trepidation, but as she prepares to fly from her…

Thursday November 21, 2013, 7:30 PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger (includes refreshments afterwards)
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Directed by Yung Chang

Join us for a discussion afterwards with Tom Clark, Polly Hill curator and Ian Jochems, Polly Hill arborist. You can find them deep in the jungles of Borneo, in the hills of Umbria and perhaps even in your own backyard. They are fruit hunters, the subjects of the dizzying new film from acclaimed…

Classic Film Wednesday: PICKPOCKET (1959)

| 1959 | 75 min. | | ,
Directed by Robert Bresson

Wednesday November 20, 2013, 7:30 PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Robert Bresson

Martin LaSalle, Marika Green, Jean Pélégri, Dolly Scal

Michel takes up picking pockets as a hobby, and is arrested almost immediately, giving him the chance to reflect on the morality of crime. After his release, though, his mother dies, and he rejects the support of friends Jeanne and Jacques in favour of returning to pickpocketing (after taking lessons from an…

12 YEARS A SLAVE

| 2013 | 133 mins | |
Directed by Steve McQueen (III)

Friday November 22, 2013, 4:00 PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member
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Directed by Steve McQueen (III)

Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Benedict Cumberbatch, Sarah Paulson, and Paul Giamatti co-star.

12 YEARS A SLAVE is based on an incredible true story of one man’s fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty (personified by a malevolent slave owner, portrayed…

ALL IS LOST

| 2013 | 106 mins | | , ,
Directed by J.C. Chandor

Sunday November 17, 2013, 7:30 PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by J.C. Chandor
Written by J.C. Chandor

Starring Robert Redford

Academy Award-nominated writer/director J.C. Chandor (Margin Call) takes the helm for this tense adventure drama about a man (Robert Redford) who must fight for survival after being lost at sea. Anchored by another tremendous performance in a career full of them, All Is Lost offers a moving, eminently worthwhile testament to Robert…

Jigokumon (Gate of Hell) (1953)

| 1953 | 89 mins | | , , ,
Directed by Teinosuke Kinugasa

Wednesday November 13, 2013, 7:30 PM,
$12 General Admission, $9 Member
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Directed by Teinosuke Kinugasa

Originally released as Jigokumen, Gate of Hell was one of the most popular Japanese imports of the 1954-55 American film season. Set in 12th-century feudal Japan, the film stars Kazuo Hasegawa as Moritoh, a samurai whose courage in defending his ruler is to be rewarded with anything he desires. He desires the…

Thursday November 07, 2013, 7:30 PM,
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$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger (includes refreshments afterwards)
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John Stanton
John Stanton

The act of building and sailing boats made out of trees and powered by the wind is a small moment of grace in the face of a digitally enhanced world and throwaway culture. But forty years ago the rise of fiberglass boats nearly pushed wooden sailboats, and the trade of building them,…

Wednesday November 06, 2013, 7:30 PM,
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Miloš Forman

Hana Brejchova, Vladimir Pucholt

With sixteen women to each man, the odds are against Andula in her desperate search for love—that is, until a rakish piano player visits her small factory town and temporarily eases her longings. A tender and humorous look at Andula’s journey, from the first pangs of romance to its inevitable disappointments, Loves of…

Thursday October 31, 2013, 7:30 PM
Friday November 01, 2013, 4:00 PM
Sunday November 03, 2013, 4:00 PM

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$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Danny Boyle

Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller

Frankenstein enjoyed a sell-out run at the National Theatre, and went on to win awards including the 2012 Olivier Award for Best Actor for Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller. Oscar-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire) directs a sensational production with Benedict Cumberbatch (Star Trek: Into Darkness, BBC’s Sherlock) and Jonny Lee…

Saturday October 26, 2013, 4:00 PM
Sunday October 27, 2013, 4:00 PM,

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William Shakespeare

Kenneth Branagh as the Scottish king and Alex Kingston as Lady Macbeth

National Theatre Live will broadcast Manchester International Festival’s electrifying production of Macbeth, with Kenneth Branagh (My Week With Marilyn, Hamlet) in his first Shakespeare performance in over a decade as Macbeth, and Alex Kingston (Doctor Who,ER) as Lady Macbeth. Directed by Olivier and Tony Award-winner Rob Ashford (Anna Christie at the Donmar Warehouse, Thoroughly Modern…

SPINNING PLATES

| 2012 | 90 mins | |
Director JOSEPH LEVY

Saturday October 19, 2013, 4:00 PM,
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Director JOSEPH LEVY
Writer JOSEPH LEVY

Spinning Plates is a documentary about three extraordinary restaurants and the incredible people who bring them to life. A world-renowned chef competes for the ultimate restaurant prize in Chicago (Alinea), while privately battling a life-threatening condition. A 150-year-old restaurant in Iowa is still standing only because of an unbreakable bond with the…

Wednesday October 23, 2013, 7:30 PM,
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Alfonso Arau
Laura Esquival

Marco Leonardi, Lumi Cavazos, Regina Torné

Based on the best-selling novel by Laura Esquival, this internationally popular romantic fable from Mexico centers on a young woman who discovers that her cooking has magical effects. The tale’s heroine, Tita, is the youngest of three daughters in a traditional Mexican family. Bound by tradition to remain unmarried while caring for…

ENOUGH SAID

| 2013 | 91 mins | | ,
Nicole Holofcener

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Nicole Holofcener
Nicole Holofcener

James Gandolfini and Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Romantic comedy can be rather predictable, but often delicious, and this sharp, insightful film starring James Gandolfini and Julia Louis-Dreyfus dealing with middle-aged people who are over their defunct marriages and are the better for it, is a winner.    In a wise casting move veteran writer/director Nicole (Walking and Talking, Lovely…

Classic Wednesday Nights: KING KONG (1933)

| 1933 | 103 min. | |
Ernest B. Schoedsack and Merian C. Cooper

Wednesday October 16, 2013, 7:30 PM,
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$7 child age 14 or younger
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Ernest B. Schoedsack and Merian C. Cooper
Ruth Rose, James Creelman

Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot

“How would you like to star opposite the tallest, darkest leading man in Hollywood?” Enticed by these words, brunette leading lady Fay Wray dyed her hair blonde and accepted the role of Ann Darrow in King Kong — and stayed with the project even after learning that her “leading man” was a…

Friday October 18, 2013, 7:30 PM,
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A Film by Ki-duk Kim

Afterwards there will be a discussion with Tenzin Namsel about the movie’s Buddhist themes. Tenzin Namsel is an American Buddhist monk in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Over the years, Namsel has developed his Buddhist studies and Practice with a variety of well-respected and learned masters within the four main lineages of Tibetan Buddhism,…

Wednesday October 09, 2013, 7:30pm
Saturday October 12, 2013, 4:00 PM,

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A Film by Bill Couturié

Featuring Jessica Chastain, Chris Cooper, Viola Davis, Zooey Deschanel, Kirsten Dunst, Anne Hathaway, Laura Linney, Frances McDormand, Mark Ruffalo, Octavia Spencer, Channing Tatum, Betty White and Michelle Williams

Where were you on November 22, 1963? It’s a question that anyone alive on that day can answer with vivid clarity. When President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963, the world came to a crashing halt as the nation grieved for its leader whose promise of a brighter future was cut…

Thursday September 19, 2013, 7:30 pm,
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It’s the most mythic of all American emporiums – and the scene of many an ultimate fashion fantasy. Now audiences get a rarified chance to peek behind the backroom doors and into the reality of the fascinating inner workings and fabulous untold stories from Bergdorf Goodman’s iconic history in Matthew Miele’s Scatter…