OPERA IN CINEMA: DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE

| 2015 | 180 mins | |
Conductor Patrick Summers. Director David Pountney.

Sunday January 17, 2016, 12:00PM (Film Center),
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Conductor Patrick Summers. Director David Pountney.

ALFRED REITER, NORMAN REINHARDT, ANA DURLOVSKI, BERNARDA BOBRO, DANIEL SCHMUTZHARD, DÉNISE BECK

Sung in German. Three enormous, 27-metre-high fire-spewing “dragon dogs”, a Queen of the Night costume to break all records, three mythical creatures for the three ladies operated by puppeteers, and dozens of stunt artists rushing around the stage: in his staging for the Bregenz Festival, David Pountney offers “a spectacle of the…

CLASSIC FILM NIGHT: THE GREAT ESCAPE (1963)

| 1963 | 172 minutes | | , ,
Directed by John Sturges

Wednesday November 11, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by John Sturges

STEVE MCQUEEN, JAMES GARNER, RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH, JAMES DONALD, CHARLES BRONSON, DONALD PLEASENCE, JAMES COBURN

FREE ADMISSION to Veterans. Get your tickets at the door beginning at 7PM. Imprisoned during World War II in a German POW camp, a group of Allied soldiers are intent on breaking out, not only to escape, but also to draw Nazi forces away from battle to search for fugitives. Among the…

Que Horas Ela Volta? (THE SECOND MOTHER)

| 2015 | 114 mins | |
Anna Muylaert

Thursday November 12, 2015, 7:30pm (MV Film Center)
Friday November 13, 2015, 4:00PM (Film Center)
Saturday November 14, 2015, 4:00PM (Film Center)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Anna Muylaert
Regina Casé, Anna Muylaert

Antonio Abujamra, Helena Albergaria, Lourenço Mutarelli, Luis Miranda, Michel Joelsas, Regina Casé, Camila Márdila, Karine Teles, Theo Werneck

An excitingly fresh take on some classic themes and ideas, THE SECOND MOTHER centers around Val, a hard-working live-in housekeeper in modern day São Paulo. Val is perfectly content to take care of every one of her wealthy employers’ needs, from cooking and cleaning to being a surrogate mother to their teenage son, who…

Sunday December 13, 2015, 1:00PM (Film Center),
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$10 child age 14 or younger
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LUCIANO PAVAROTTI, PLÁCIDO DOMINGO, JOSÉ CARRERAS

On December 23, 1999, The Three Tenors performed their only Christmas concert together in Vienna, Austria. This concert featured a mix of sacred and popular Christmas songs with The Three Tenors singing separately, in duets, and as a trio.

BURNT

| 2015 | 100 minutes | | ,
Directed by John Wells

Friday November 06, 2015, 8:30PM (Capawock),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by John Wells

BRADLEY COOPER, SIENNA MILLER, OMAR SY, DANIEL BRÜHL, MATTHEW RHYS, ALICIA VIKANDER, UMA THURMAN, EMMA THOMPSON

Chef Adam Jones (Bradley Cooper) had it all — and lost it. A two-star Michelin rockstar with the bad habits to match, the former enfant terrible of the Paris restaurant scene did everything different, and only ever cared about the thrill of creating explosions of taste. To land his own kitchen and that…

TRUTH

| 2015 | 125 minutes | |
Directed by James Vanderbilt

Friday November 13, 2015, 8:30PM (Capawock)
Saturday November 14, 2015, 8:30PM (Capawock),

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Directed by James Vanderbilt

ROBERT REDFORD, CATE BLANCHETT, TOPHER GRACE, DENNIS QUAID, ELISABETH MOSS

On the morning of September 9, 2004, veteran CBS News producer MARY MAPES (Cate Blanchett) believed she had every reason to feel proud of a broadcast journalism job well done. By the end of the day, Mapes, CBS News, and the venerable CBS News anchor DAN RATHER (Robert Redford) would be under…

CLASSIC FILM NIGHT: THE ENTERTAINER

| 1960 | 90 mins | | ,
Tony Richardson

Wednesday November 04, 2015, 7:30PM (MV Film Center),
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Tony Richardson
Lawrence Olivier, Alan Bates, Albert Finney, Joan Plowright, Roger Livsey

Laurence Olivier recreates his stage role of Archie Rice in this in-your-face film adaptation of John Osborne’s play. The son of a legendary music hall comedian (Roger Livesey), Archie is strictly a third-rater, headlining a tacky music hall revue in a seedy seaside resort town. Archie can’t admit that he’s a failure,…

OKLAHOMA– 60th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL SCREENING

| 1955 | 145 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Fred Zinnemann

Sunday November 01, 2015, 12:00PM (Film Center),
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Directed by Fred Zinnemann

GORDON MACRAE, GLORIA GRAHAME, GENE NELSON, CHARLOTTE GREENWOOD, ROD STEIGER, EDDIE ALBERT, JAMES WHITMORE, SHIRLEY JONES

Sunday’s screening of OKLAHOMA will begin about 12:10 PM tomorrow. But beginning at 11:35 will be a 25 minute pre-show — a featurette featuring Okie native and Broadway singing star Kristin Chenoweth singing songs from the classic musical based on the Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II stage production. Join us for…

BROOKLYN

, | 2015 | 111 mins | | ,
John Crowley

Wednesday January 06, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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$7 child age 14 or younger
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John Crowley
Nick Hornby

Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Michael Zegen

BROOKLYN tells the profoundly moving story of Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan), a young Irish immigrant navigating her way through 1950s Brooklyn. Lured by the promise of America, Eilis departs Ireland and the comfort of her mother’s home for the shores of New York City. The initial shackles of homesickness quickly diminish as…

OPERA IN CINEMA: AIDA

| 2015 | 150 minutes | |
Conductor Zubin Mehta. Director Peter Stein.

Sunday November 22, 2015, 12:00PM (Film Center),
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Conductor Zubin Mehta. Director Peter Stein.

Anita Rachvelishvili | Kristin Lewis | Fabio Sartori | Matti Salminen | Carlo Colombara

Sung in Italian. After two traditional productions of Aida staged by Zeffirelli in the last decade, this new production of Verdi’s magnificent opera is presented by two great masters – conductor Zubin Mehta and director Peter Stein. The acclaimed German director (and a naturalized Italian), has promised “eine ganz intime Aida”, a…

Wednesday October 28, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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Directed by Wes Craven

JOHN SAXON, RONEE BLAKLEY, HEATHER LANGENKAMP, AMANDA WYSS, NICK CORRI, JOHNNY DEPP, ROBERT ENGLUND

In Wes Craven’s classic slasher film, several Midwestern teenagers fall prey to Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund), a disfigured midnight mangler who preys on the teenagers in their dreams — which, in turn, kills them in reality. After investigating the phenomenon, Nancy (Heather Langenkamp) begins to suspect that a dark secret kept by…

OPERA IN CINEMA: NORMA

| 2015 | 180 mins | |
Directed by Kevin Newbury

Sunday October 25, 2015, 12:00pm (MV Film Center),
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Directed by Kevin Newbury
Composer: Renato Palumbo
Written by Vincenzo Bellini

Sondra Radvanovsky | Gregory Kunde | Raymond Aceto | Ekaterina Gubanova | Anna Puche | Francisco Vas

“If we weep from emotion on hearing it, it’s nothing to be ashamed of”. That is what Richard Wagner said about Vincenzo Bellini’s most famous opera, which he considered the most perfect example of a musical tragedy. And rightly so, because in Norma Italian Romanticism reached its pinnacle. This production, by up-and-coming American stage…

New York Film Critics Series Premiere: JAMES WHITE

| 2015 | 85 minutes | |
Directed by Josh Mond

Tuesday November 17, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center),
$20 General Admission, $18 Member
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Directed by Josh Mond

CHRISTOPHER ABBOTT, CYNTHIA NIXON, SCOTT MESCUDI, RON LIVINGSTON, MAKENZIE LEIGH, DAVID CALL

Post screening simulcast Q&A with Cynthia Nixon. James White (Christopher Abbott) is a troubled twenty-something trying to stay afloat in a frenzied New York City. He retreats further into a self-destructive, hedonistic lifestyle, but as his mother (Cynthia Nixon) battles a serious illness James is forced to take control of his life….

Thursday October 29, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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Directed by Douglas Tirola

Special Guest: Judy Belushi for October 24th showing only. Special pricing for this date. From the 1970s thru the 1990s, there was no hipper, no more outrageous comedy in print than The National Lampoon, the groundbreaking humor magazine that pushed the limits of taste and acceptability – and then pushed them even…

BRIDGE OF SPIES

| 2015 | 95 minutes | | ,
Directed by Steven Spielberg

Saturday November 14, 2015, 6:00PM (Capawock)
Sunday November 15, 2015, 6:30PM (Capawock),

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Directed by Steven Spielberg

TOM HANKS, MARK RYLANCE, AMY RYAN, ALAN ALDA

A dramatic thriller set against the backdrop of a series of historic events, DreamWorks Pictures/Fox 2000 Pictures’ BRIDGE OF SPIES tells the story of James Donovan, a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the…

HE NAMED ME MALALA

, | 2015 | 120 minutes | |
Directed by Davis Guggenheim

Friday October 30, 2015, 4:00PM (Film Center)
Saturday October 31, 2015, 4:00PM (Film Center)
Sunday November 01, 2015, 4:00PM (Free Youth Show)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Davis Guggenheim

MALALA YOUSAFZAI

HE NAMED ME MALALA is an intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was wounded when Taliban gunmen opened fire on her and her friends’ school bus in Pakistan’s Swat Valley. The then 15-year-old teenager, who had been targeted for speaking out on behalf of girls’ education in her region of Swat Valley…

THE WALK

| 2015 | 123 minutes | |
Directed by Robert Zemeckis

Friday October 23, 2015, 8:45PM (Capawock)
Sunday October 25, 2015, 4:00PM (Capawock),

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Robert Zemeckis

JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT, BEN KINGSLEY, CHARLOTTE LE BON, JAMES BADGE DALE

THE WALK is the true story of a young dreamer, Philippe Petit, and a band of unlikely recruits who together achieve the impossible: an illegal wire walk in the immense void between the World Trade Center towers. With little more than nerve and blind ambition, Petit and his ragtag crew overcome daunting…

CLASSIC FILM NIGHT: BACK TO THE FUTURE (1985)

| 1985 | 116 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Robert Zemeckis

Wednesday October 21, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Robert Zemeckis

MICHAEL J. FOX, CHRISTOPHER LLOYD, LEA THOMPSON, CRISPIN GLOVER

Don’t miss the pre-show documentary that filmmakers made on those technology and cultural changes they expected to see in 2015 30 years ago. From Academy Award®-winning filmmakers Steven Spielberg and Robert Zemeckis comes BACK TO THE FUTURE— the original, ground-breaking adventure that sparked one of the most successful trilogies ever. When teenager…

A YEAR IN CHAMPAGNE

| 2015 | 84 minutes | |
Directed by David Kennard

Wednesday October 14, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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Directed by David Kennard

The exploding cork. Endless tiny bubbles floating up and up in the glass. An indulgence. A celebration. A seduction. A triumph. This is the essence of Champagne, isn’t it? But it’s not just bubbles in a glass that makes the wine, or the mystique. Only sparkling wine produced within the boundaries of…

A BRILLIANT YOUNG MIND

| 2015 | 111 minutes | | ,
Directed by Morgan Matthews

Sunday October 18, 2015, 4:00PM (Capawock),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Morgan Matthews

ASA BUTTERFIELD, RAFE SPALL, SALLY HAWKINS, EDDIE MARSAN, JO YANG

This heart-warming and life-affirming story follows the unconventional and hilarious relationship between student and teacher – whose roles are often reversed – and the unfathomable experience of first love – even when you don’t understand what love is. (C) Pinnacle Films

MY FAIR LADY 50th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

| 1964 | 192 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by George Cukor

Sunday October 18, 2015, 4:00PM (Film Center),
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Directed by George Cukor

AUDREY HEPBURN, REX HARRISON, STANLEY HOLLOWAY, WILFRID HYDE-WHITE, GLADYS COOPER, JEREMY BRETT

MY FAIR LADY is now more “loverly” than ever with a breathtaking new restoration playing in cinemas nationwide for a limited time only. In honor of its 50th Anniversary, this eight time OSCAR winning musical has been restored frame-by-frame from the original 65mm negative and scanned utilizing start-of-the-art technology under the supervision…

MEET THE PATELS

, | 2015 | 88 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Geeta V. Patel and Ravi V. Patel

Friday October 23, 2015, 4:00PM (Film Center),
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$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Geeta V. Patel and Ravi V. Patel

RAVI PATEL, GEETA PATEL, CHAMPA PATEL, VASANT PATEL

MEET THE PATELS is a laugh-out-loud real life romantic comedy about Ravi Patel, an almost-30-year-old Indian-American who enters a love triangle between the woman of his dreams … and his parents. Filmed by Ravi’s sister in what started as a family vacation video, this hilarious and heartbreaking film reveals how love is…

livinglocalresized

Friday October 02, 2015, 7:30PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
FREE ADMISSION -- 7 PM brief reception beforehand
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening

Opening Night: Living Local kicks off with a special MV Film Center screening of “Sustainable Vineyard”, an episodic independent documentary series by Liz Witham and Ken Wentworth. Special reception at 7 PM — Wine & Bits, Community gathering afterwards. Award-Winning documentary filmmakers Liz Witham and Ken Wentworth of Film-Truth Productions are excited…

THE MARTIAN

| 2015 | 134 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Ridley Scott

Thursday November 12, 2015, 6:30PM (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 Ridley Scott

MATT DAMON, JESSICA CHASTAIN, KRISTEN WIIG, JEFF DANIELS, MICHAEL PEÑA, KATE MARA, SEAN BEAN, SEBASTIAN STAN, AKSEL HENNIE, CHIWETEL EJIOFOR

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to…

New York Film Critics Series Premiere: SHELTER

| 2015 | 105 minutes
Directed by Paul Bettany

Tuesday November 10, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center),
$20 General Admission, $18 Member
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Directed by Paul Bettany

JENNIFER CONNELLY, ANTHONY MACKIE

Post screening simulcast Q&A with Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Mackie, and Paul Bettany. Junkie Hannah (Jennifer Connelly) and immigrant Tahir (Anthony Mackie) fall in love while homeless on the streets of New York. SHELTER explores how they got there, and as we learn about their pasts we realize they need each other to…

THE INTERN

| 2015 | 121 minutes | |
Written and Directed by Nancy Meyers

Friday October 09, 2015, 6:00PM (Capawock)
Saturday October 10, 2015, 8:45PM (Strand)
Sunday October 11, 2015, 4:00PM (Capawock)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Written and Directed by Nancy Meyers

ROBERT DE NIRO, ANNE HATHAWAY, RENE RUSSO, ADAM DEVINE

Starting a new job can be a difficult challenge, especially if you’re already retired. Looking to get back into the game, 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker (Robert De Niro) seizes the opportunity to become a senior intern at an online fashion site. Ben quickly becomes popular with his younger co-workers, including Jules Ostin…

PHOENIX

| 2015 | 98 min | |
Directed by Christian Petzold

Friday September 25, 2015, 4:00pm (MV Film Center)
Sunday September 27, 2015, 7:30PM (MV Film Center),

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Directed by Christian Petzold

Nina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld, Nina Kunzendorf

A spellbinding mystery of identity, illusion, and deception unfolds against the turmoil of post-World War II Germany in the stunning new film from acclaimed director Christian Petzold (Barbara, Jerichow). Nelly (Nina Hoss), a German-Jewish nightclub singer, has survived a concentration camp, but with her face disfigured by a bullet wound. After undergoing…

New York Film Critics Series Premiere: MEADOWLAND

| 2015 | 105 min | |
Directed by Reed Morano

Tuesday October 13, 2015, 7:30pm (Film Center),
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Directed by Reed Morano

Olivia Wilde, Juno Temple, Elisabeth Moss, Luke Wilson

After the film, there will be a simulcast Q&A featuring Olivia Wilde and Reed Morano (director) Sarah (Olivia Wilde) and Phil’s (Luke Wilson) son goes missing, shattering their life together. As months pass with little information, they each struggle in their own way to cope. Phil’s more traditional route leads to an unexpected…

BLACK MASS

| 2015 | 122 min | | , ,
Directed by Scott Cooper

Friday October 09, 2015, 8:30PM (Strand)
Saturday October 10, 2015, 8:30PM (Capawock)
Sunday October 11, 2015, 6:30PM (Capawock)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member
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Directed by Scott Cooper

Johnny Depp, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dakota Johnson

In 1970s South Boston, FBI Agent John Connolly (Joel Edgerton) persuades Irish mobster James “Whitey” Bulger (Johnny Depp) to collaborate with the FBI and eliminate a common enemy: the Italian mob. The drama tells the story of this unholy alliance, which spiraled out of control, allowing Whitey to evade law enforcement, consolidate…

GRANDMA

| 2015 | 79 minutes | | ,
Directed by Paul Weitz

Friday October 02, 2015, 8:45PM (Capawock),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Paul Weitz

Lily Tomlin, Julia Garner, Marcia Gay Harden

Lily Tomlin stars as Elle who has just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend when Elle’s granddaughter Sage unexpectedly shows up needing $600 bucks before sundown. Temporarily broke, Grandma Elle and Sage spend the day trying to get their hands on the cash as their unannounced visits to old friends and…

MV Fashion Week – DIOR AND I

| 2015 | 90 min | | ,
Directed by Frédéric Tcheng

Thursday September 17, 2015, 7:30pm (Film Center),
$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 Frédéric Tcheng

Grace Coddington, Marion Cotillard, Isabelle Huppert

Frédéric Tcheng’s solo directorial debut brings the viewer inside the storied world of the Christian Dior fashion house with a privileged, behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Raf Simons’ first haute couture collection as its new artistic director-a true labor of love created by a dedicated group of collaborators. Melding the everyday,…

MV Fashion Week – IRIS

| 2014 | 80 min | | ,
Directed by Albert Maysles

Wednesday September 16, 2015, 7:30pm (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Albert Maysles

Iris Apfel, Carl Apfel

The latest film from legendary documentarian Albert Maysles (GREY GARDENS, GIMME SHELTER), IRIS pairs the late 88-year-old filmmaker (who passed away on March 5) 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…

Friday October 02, 2015, 4:00pm (Film Center)
Saturday October 03, 2015, 7:30pm (Film Center)
Sunday October 04, 2015, 7:30pm (Film Center)

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$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
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Film Lovers in Martha’s Vineyard can unite with an audience of over 100,000 Film Buffs in over 250 cities across 6 Continents during this week, when the 17th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival screens at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. MANHATTAN SHORT is not a touring Festival; rather, it is an instantaneous…

THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL

| 2015 | 102 min | | ,
Directed by Marielle Heller

Thursday September 17, 2015, 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 Marielle Heller

BEL POWLEY, ALEXANDER SKARSGARD, KRISTEN WIIG

Like most teenage girls, Minnie Goetze (Bel Powley) is longing for love, acceptance and a sense of purpose in the world. Minnie begins a complex love affair with her mother’s (Kristen Wiig) boyfriend, “the handsomest man in the world,” Monroe Rutherford (Alexander Skarsgård). What follows is a sharp, funny and provocative account…

Sunday September 13, 2015, 4:30PM (MV Film Center),
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Gianni di Gregorio

Gianni di Gregorio, Marco Marzocca, Valentina Lodovini

The incomparable Gianni Di Gregorio follows Mid-August Lunch(Pranzo di Ferragosto) and The Salt Of Life (Gianni e le donne) with another gem, sprinkled with his sly wit and irresistible charm. Easygoing Gianni is looking forward to a life untroubled by the demands of his ex-wife and nosy neighbours. On the eve of his retirement, he is informed…

NO ESCAPE

| 2015 | 103 min | | ,
Directed by John Erick Dowdle

Saturday September 05, 2015, 9:30pm (Strand)
Tuesday September 08, 2015, 7:00pm (Strand)
Wednesday September 09, 2015, 6:30pm (Capawock)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by John Erick Dowdle

LAKE BELL, PIERCE BROSNAN, OWEN WILSON

An intense international thriller, NO ESCAPE centers on an American businessman (Wilson) as he and his family settle into their new home in Southeast Asia. Suddenly finding themselves in the middle of a violent political uprising, they must frantically look for a safe escape as rebels mercilessly attack the city. Directed by…

THE END OF THE TOUR

| 2015 | 106 min | | ,
Directed by James Ponsoldt

Sunday October 04, 2015, 4:00PM (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening. Buy now online or a the box office

Directed by James Ponsoldt

JASON SEGAL, JESSE EISENBERG, ANNA CHLUMSKY

THE END OF THE TOUR tells the story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter (and novelist) David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg) and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel), which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace’s groundbreaking epic novel, Infinite Jest. As the days go on, a tenuous…

Friday September 11, 2015, 7:00pm (Capawock),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Alexis Andrews

Filmed in the Grenadines, Vanishing Sail tells the story of trading by sail in the West Indies, and follows a community of boat builders in Carriacou who struggle to maintain their tenuous grip on a dying skill.   Writer, Director, Cinematographer Alexis Andrews will be joining us. Alexis Andrews was born in…

RICKI AND THE FLASH

| 2015 | 101 min | | , ,
Directed by Jonathan Demme

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Directed by Jonathan Demme

MERYL STREEP, KEVIN KLINE, MAMIE GUMMER

Three-time Academy Award (R) winner Meryl Streep goes electric and takes on a whole new gig – a hard-rocking singer/guitarist – for Oscar (R)-winning director Jonathan Demme and Academy Award (R)-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody in the uplifting comedy RICKI AND THE FLASH. In a film loaded with music and live performance, Streep…

SHAUN THE SHEEP

| 2015 | 85 min | | , ,
Directed by Mark Burton & Richard Starzak

Thursday September 03, 2015, 6:30PM (Capawock),
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$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Mark Burton & Richard Starzak

JUSTIN FLETCHER, JOHN SPARKES, OMID DJALILI

Warm, funny, and brilliantly animated claymation, SHAUN THE SHEEP is yet another stop-motion jewel in Aardman’s family-friendly crown (creators of WALLACE AND GOMIT).  When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with the Farmer, a caravan, and…

STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON

| 2015 | 147 minutes | |
Directed by F. Gary Gray

Sunday September 06, 2015, 9:30pm (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 F. Gary Gray

O'SHEA JACKSON, JR., COREY HAWKINS, JASON MITCHELL, PAUL GIAMATTI

In the mid-1980s, the streets of Compton, California, were some of the most dangerous in the country. When five young men translated their experiences growing up into brutally honest music that rebelled against abusive authority, they gave an explosive voice to a silenced generation. Following the meteoric rise and fall of N.W.A.,…

Teeth.TomBrown

Saturday September 12, 2015, 4:00PM (Film Center),
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$7 child age 14 or younger
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The animation showcase will encompass extraordinary international animated films curated by Signe Baumane from the past year.  Signe was born in Latvia, educated in Moscow, lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. She has made 15 animated shorts and one feature film, “Rocks In My Pockets”. You, the audience, will decide on the best…

Laurel_2015_SelectionCOL-01

Saturday September 12, 2015, 7:00PM (Capawock),
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$7 child age 14 or younger
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A festival selection committee whittled 2000+ entries down to 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. Our jury participants are: Diana Barrett, The Fledgling Fund;  Tim Miller – Cape Cod…

HEUNG GONG JAI (ABERDEEN)

| 2014 | 97 min | |
Directed & Written by Ho-Cheung Pang

Saturday September 12, 2015, 7:00pm (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed & Written by Ho-Cheung Pang

JACKY CAI, DADA CHAN, LOUIS KOO

The extended Cheng family, which, like Aberdeen harbor’s Chinese namesake, represents today’s “Little Hong Kong” and its myriad of contradictions between traditions and modernity; superstitions and materialism; family and individuality.

THE DINNER

| 2014 | 92 min | |
Directed by Ivano de Matteo

Sunday September 13, 2015, 12:00pm (Capawock),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Ivano de Matteo
Written by Ivano de Matteo, Valentina Ferlan

In this finely observed family drama (loosely based on the novel by Herman Koch), a civilized dinner between brothers Paolo (Luigi Lo Cascio) and Massimo (Alessandro Gassman) and their wives Clara (Giovanna Mezzogiorno) and Sofia (Barbora Bobulova) simmers with uncomfortable tension as they must face the truth of their children’s involvement with…

CHARLIE’S COUNTRY

| 2014 | 108 min | | ,
Directed by Rolf de Heer

Sunday September 13, 2015, 12:00pm (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Rolf de Heer
Written by Rolf de Heer, David Gulpilil

DAVID GULPILIL, PETER DJIGIRR, LUKE FORD,

Living in a remote Aboriginal community in the northern part of Australia, Charlie (David Gulpilil) is a warrior past his prime. As the government increases its stranglehold over the community’s traditional way of life, Charlie becomes lost between two cultures. His new modern life offers him a way to survive but, ultimately,…

GUEROS

| 2015 | 106 min | |
Directed by Alonso Ruiz Palacios

Friday September 11, 2015, 9:15pm (Capawock),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Alonso Ruiz Palacios
Screen Play by Alonso Ruiz Palacios, Gibrán Portela

TENOCH HUERTA, SEBASTIAN AGUIRRE, ISLE SALAS

Ever since the National University strike broke out, Sombra and Santos have been living in angst-ridden limbo. Education-less, motionless, purposeless, and unsure of what the strike will bring, they begin to look for strange ways to kill time. But their idiosyncratic routine is interrupted by the unexpected arrival of Tomas, Sombra’s kid…

SOLD OUT – LISTEN TO ME MARLON

| 2015 | 95 min | | ,
Directed by Stevan Riley

Friday September 11, 2015, 7:00pm (Film Center),
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Directed by Stevan Riley

Marlon Brando

Unbeknownst to the public, Marlon Brando – a great star who remained deliberately mysterious to the press and the world at large for his entire professional life – created a vast archive of personal audio and visual materials over the course of his lifetime, often deeply confessional and completely without vanity or…

Tuesday September 01, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Heather Harlow

NOUS DEUX ENCORE is a poignant tribute to Yiannis Leoussis; the remembrance of true love told by Maxie Leoussis. The short film takes place in Greece. In the spirit of the movie, the screening will include live Greek music and Greek food.   AVRAM PENGAS (Bouzouki, Guitar, Vocals). Born in Greece, Pengas’ extraordinary…

AMY

| 2015 | 128 min | | , ,
Directed by Asif Kapadia

Saturday October 03, 2015, 4:00PM (Film Center),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Asif Kapadia

AMY WINEHOUSE, MITCH WINEHOUSE, MARK RONSON

From BAFTA award-winning director Asif Kapadia (SENNA), AMY tells the incredible story of six-time Grammy-winner Amy Winehouse – in her own words. Featuring extensive unseen archive footage and previously unheard tracks, this strikingly modern, moving and vital film shines a light on the world we live in, in a way that very…

KRISHA

| 2015 | 83 min | |
Directed by Trey Edward Shults

Friday September 11, 2015, 4:00pm (Capawock),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Trey Edward Shults

OLIVIA GRACE APPLEGATE, BRYAN CASSERLY, ALEX DOBRENKO

An especially fraught Thanksgiving holiday brings a woman’s troubled, booze-soaked history into blistering yet compassionate focus in KRISHA, an intimate and unnerving character study that marks a ferociously impressive feature debut for 26-year-old multihyphenate Trey Edward Shults.

THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E.

| 2015 | 116 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Guy Ritchie

Wednesday August 26, 2015, 9:00PM (Capawock)
Thursday August 27, 2015, 9:00PM (Capawock),

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Directed by Guy Ritchie

HENRY CAVILL, ARMIE HAMMER, ALICIA VIKANDER, ELIZABETH DEBICKI, JARER HARRIS, HUGH GRANT

Henry Cavill (MAN OF STEEL) stars as Napoleon Solo opposite Armie Hammer (THE SOCIAL NETWORK) as Illya Kuryakin in director Guy Ritchie’s THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E., a fresh take on the hugely popular 1960s television series. Set against the backdrop of the early 1960s, at the height of the Cold War, THE MAN…

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 5: ROGUE NATION

| 2015 | 132 minutes | |
Directed by Christopher McQuarrie

Saturday September 05, 2015, 7:00pm (Strand),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Christopher McQuarrie

TOM CRUISE, JEREMY RENNER, SIMON PEGG, REBECCA FERGUSON, VING RHAMES, SEAN HARRIS, ALEC BALDWIN

With the IMF disbanded, and Ethan (Tom Cruise) out in the cold, the team now faces off against a network of highly skilled special agents, the Syndicate. These highly trained operatives are hellbent on creating a new world order through an escalating series of terrorist attacks. Ethan gathers his team and joins…

UNE NOUVELLE AMIE (THE NEW GIRLFRIEND)

| 2015 | 116 minutes | | ,
Directed by Francois Ozon

Saturday October 10, 2015, 4:00PM (Film Center)
Sunday October 11, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center),

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Directed by Francois Ozon

In French with English subtitles. Francois Ozon’s humorous psychological drama The New Girlfriend stars Anais Demoustier as Claire, a young woman whose closest friend since childhood, Lea, passes away leaving behind a husband, David (Romain Duris) and a newborn baby. One day she drops by David’s house unexpectedly, and finds him dressed…

Thursday November 05, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center)
Saturday November 07, 2015, 4:00PM (Film Center),

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Directed by Felix Herngren
Written by Felix Herngren and Hans Ingemansson

ROBERT GUSTAFSSON, IWAR WIKLANDER, DAVID WIBERG

Based on the internationally best-selling novel by Jonas Jonasson, the unlikely story of a 100-year-old man who decides it’s not too late to start over. For most people it would be the adventure of a lifetime, but Allan Karlsson’s unexpected journey is not his first. For a century he’s made the world uncertain,…

THE SALT OF THE EARTH

| 2014 | 110 min | |
Directed by Wim Wenders

Thursday October 01, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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Directed by Wim Wenders

SEBASTIÃO SALGADO

For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. He has witnessed some of the major events of our recent history; international conflicts, starvation and exodus. He is now embarking on the discovery of pristine territories, of wild fauna…

MERU

| 2015 | 87 min | | , ,
Directed by Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi

Friday September 25, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center)
Wednesday September 30, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center),

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Directed by Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi

JIMMY CHIN, GRACE CHIN, CONRAD ANKER, JENNIFER LOWE-ANKER, AMEE HINKLEY, JON KRAKAUER, RENAN OZTURK

In the high-stakes pursuit of big-wall climbing, the Shark’s Fin on Mount Meru may be the ultimate prize. Sitting 21,000 feet above the sacred Ganges River in Northern India, the mountain’s perversely stacked obstacles make it both a nightmare and an irresistible calling for some of the world’s toughest climbers. In October…

I AM ELEVEN

| 2014 | 98 min | | , ,
Directed by Genevieve Bailey

Sunday September 13, 2015, 2:00pm (Capawock),
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Directed by Genevieve Bailey

Australian filmmaker Genevieve Bailey travelled the world for six years talking with 11-year-olds to compose this insightful, funny and moving documentary portrait of childhood. From an orphanage in India, to a single-parent household in inner-city Melbourne, to bathing with elephants in Thailand, I AM ELEVEN explores the lives and thoughts of children…

A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence

| 2014 | 101 min | | ,
Directed by Roy Andersson

Saturday September 12, 2015, 4:00pm (Capawock),
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Directed by Roy Andersson
Written by Roy Andersson

HOLGER ANDERSSON, NILS WESTBLOM, CHARLOTTA LARSSON, VIKTOR GYLLENBERG

Like his previous features SONGS FROM THE SECOND FLOOR and YOU, THE LIVING, master Swedish director Roy Andersson takes up the theme of “being a human being” with this meticulously crafted, dreamlike black comedy. Sam and Jonathan, a pair of hapless novelty salesman, take us on a kaleidoscopic tour of the human…

ZERO MOTIVATION

| 2014 | 97 min | | , ,
Directed by Talya Lavie

Friday September 11, 2015, 4:00pm (Film Center),
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$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Talya Lavie
Written by Talya Lavie

DANA IVGY, NELLY TAGAR, SHANI KLEIN, HELI TWITO, MEYTAL GAL

Set in a remote desert military base, a platoon of young women soldiers, all Israeli conscripts, serve out their time playing computer games, singing pop songs, and conspiring to get transferred to Tel Aviv — while endlessly serving coffee to the men who run the show. Here’s an Israeli film filled with…