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,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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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
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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),
SPECIAL EVENT
$35 for reception and film
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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
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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),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$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
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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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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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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),
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$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),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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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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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,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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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),

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

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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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),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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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),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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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),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$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…

BLIND

| 2015 | 96 min | | , ,
Directed by Eskil Vogt

Saturday September 12, 2015, 9:15pm(Film Center),
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Directed by Eskil Vogt
Written by Eskil Vogt, Steve Wedding, Jeff Wedding

ELLEN DORRIT PETERSEN, HENRIK RAFAELSEN, VERA VITALI, MARIUS KOLBENSTVEDT

Ingrid can see in her dreams. The way the world around her looks, her husband’s office, their favourite restaurant…memories. It’s when Ingrid awakes each morning and opens her eyes that she suddenly remembers she is blind. With her life suddenly and dramatically changed, Ingrid has retreated to the safety of her apartment…

IRRATIONAL MAN

| 2015 | 96 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Woody Allen

Tuesday August 18, 2015, 7:00PM (Strand)
Thursday August 20, 2015, 7:00PM (Strand),

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Directed by Woody Allen

JAMIE BLACKLEY, JOAQUIN PHOENIX, PARKER POSEY, EMMA STONE

When a burned-out, brilliant professor – one who believes in lessons from life rather than textbooks – takes a job at a small college, everyone there is abuzz. He becomes involved with a teacher as well as a precocious student, but it takes a dramatic, existential act to turn his life around…

TESTAMENT OF YOUTH

| 2015 | 129 min | | ,
Directed by James Kent

Monday August 03, 2015, 7:00PM (Strand)
Tuesday August 04, 2015, 6:30PM (Capawock)
Thursday August 06, 2015, 7:00PM (Strand)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Directed by James Kent

ALICIA VIKANDER, TARON EGERTON, KIT HARINGTON

TESTAMENT OF YOUTH is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman’s point of view. A searing journey from youthful hopes and dreams to the edge of despair and back again,…

PIXELS

| 2015 | 105 minutes | |
Directed by Chris Columbus

Thursday August 06, 2015, 9:30PM (Strand),
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Directed by Chris Columbus

ADAM SANDLER, KEVIN JAMES, MICHELLE MONAGHAN, PETER DINKLAGE, JOSH GAD, BRIAN COX, ASHLEY BENSON, JANE KRAKOWSKI

As kids in the 1980s, Sam Brenner (Adam Sandler), Will Cooper (Kevin James), Ludlow Lamonsoff (Josh Gad), and Eddie “The Fire Blaster” Plant (Peter Dinklage) saved the world thousands of times – at 25 cents a game in the video arcades. Now, they’re going to have to do it for real. In…

SOUTHPAW

| 2015 | 123 minutes | | ,
Directed by Antoine Fuqua

Monday August 03, 2015, 9:30PM (Strand)
Tuesday August 04, 2015, 9:00pm (Capawock)
Wednesday August 05, 2015, 9:30PM (Strand)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Directed by Antoine Fuqua

JAKE GYLLENHAAL, FOREST WHITAKER, RACHEL MCADAMS

From acclaimed director Antoine Fuqua (TRAINING DAY) and screenwriters Kurt Sutter (“Sons of Anarchy) and Richard Wenk (THE MECHANIC), SOUTHPAW tells the riveting story of Billy “The Great” Hope, reigning Junior Middleweight Boxing Champion of the World (Academy Award (R) nominee Jake Gyllenhaal). Billy Hope seemingly has it all with an impressive…

INFINITELY POLAR BEAR

| 2015 | 90 minutes | | ,
Directed by Maya Forbes

Thursday August 06, 2015, 6:30pm (Capawock)
Monday August 10, 2015, 9:30PM (Strand)
Tuesday August 11, 2015, 9:00PM (Capawock)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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Directed by Maya Forbes

MARK RUFFALO, ZOE SALDANA, IMORGEN WOLODARSKY, ASHLEY AUFDERHEIDE, KEIR DULLEA

Maya Forbes autobiographically inflected Infinitely Polar Bear stars Mark Ruffalo as Cameron, a man who suffers from bipolar disorder. After a breakdown forces him to leave his family and move into a halfway house, he attempts to rebuild a relationship with his two daughters, and win back the trust of his wife…

The 9:49 Show — WILD THINGS

| 1998 | 108 min | | , ,
Directed by John McNaughton

Thursday September 03, 2015, 9:49pm (Film Center),
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Directed by John McNaughton

MATT DILLON, KEVIN BACON, DENISE RICHARDS, NEVE CAMPBELL

When teen debutante Kelly (Denise Richards) fails to attract the attention of her hunky guidance counselor, Sam (Matt Dillon), she cries rape, igniting a scandal that results in his arrest. Sam appeals to Ken (Bill Murray), a hack personal-injury lawyer who has never handled a case that couldn’t be helped by a…

The 9:49 Show — ELECTION

| 1999 | 103 min | | ,
Directed by Alexander Payne

Thursday August 27, 2015, 9:49pm (Film Center),
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Directed by Alexander Payne

MATTHEW BRODERICK, REESE WITHERSPOON

In this satirical comedy, a hotly contested high school election becomes a metaphor for the current state of American politics. Jim McAllister (Matthew Broderick) is a popular and well-respected instructor at George Washington Carver High School in Omaha, Nebraska, but lately he’s been unhappy in both his personal and professional life, and…

Tuesday September 08, 2015
Wednesday September 09, 2015
Thursday September 10, 2015,

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All-Access pass gives you access to the Opening Night reception and film, Closing Night film and festival wrap party, as well as selecting to attend any festival film we screen throughout the duration of the festival. It also includes access to any special filmmaker receptions and pre-festval events.  There are other benefits…

The 9:49 Show – THE BIG LEBOWSKI

| 1998 | 117 min | | ,
Directed by The Coen Brothers

Thursday August 13, 2015, 9:49pm (Film Center),
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Directed by The Coen Brothers

JEFF BRIDGES, JOHN GOODMAN, JULIANNE MOORE, STEVE BUSCEMI, DAVID HUDDLESTON, JOHN TURTURRO

THE BIG LEBOWSKI is a 1998 crime comedy film with neo-noir elements, written, produced, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. It stars Jeff Bridges as Jeffrey “The Dude” Lebowski, an unemployed Los Angeles slacker and avid bowler. After he becomes the victim in a case of mistaken identity, The Dude finds a millionaire also named Jeffrey…

Thursday July 30, 2015, 9:49pm (Film Center),
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Directed by Edgar Wright

MICHAEL CERE, MARY ELIZABETH WINSTEAD, KIERAN CULKIN, CHRIS EVANS, ANNA KENDRICK, BRIE LARSON, ALISON PILL, AUBREY PLAZA, BRANDON ROUTH, JASON SCHWARTZMAN

Based on Bryan Lee O’Malley’s Oni Press comic book of the same name, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World follows the eponymous slacker rocker on his colorful quest to defeat his dream girl’s seven evil ex-boyfriends. Twenty-two-year-old Scott Pilgrim (Michael Cera) may not have a job, but rocking the bass for his band,…

The 9:49 Show – FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH

| 1982 | 90 min | | ,
Directed by Amy Heckerling

Thursday July 23, 2015, 9:49pm (Film Center),
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Directed by Amy Heckerling

SEAN PENN, JENNIFER JASON LEIGH, JUDGE REINHOLD, PHOEBE CATES, BRIAN BACKER, ROBERT ROMANUS, RAY WALSTON

Based on 22-year-old Cameron Crowe’s undercover exposé on life in a Southern California public high school, this groundbreaking effort presents alternately poignant and funny looks at episodes from the lives of some of the students as they prepare themselves for life in the outside world. Many popular stars made their debuts in…

ANT-MAN

| 2015 | 117 min | | ,
Directed by Peyton Reed

Thursday August 06, 2015, 9:00pm (Capawock),
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Peyton Reed

PAUL RUDD, EVANGELINE LILLY, COREY STOLL, BOBBY CANNAVALE, MICHAEL PEÑA, TIP "TP" HARRIS, WOOD HARRIS, JUDY GREER, DAVID DASTMALCHIAN, MICHAEL DOUGLAS

The next evolution of the Marvel Cinematic Universe brings a founding member of The Avengers to the big screen for the first time with Marvel Studios’ “Ant-Man.” Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor,…

TRAINWRECK

| 2015 | 125 minutes | |
Directed by Judd Apatow

Tuesday August 11, 2015, 6:30PM (Capawock)
Wednesday August 12, 2015, 9:00PM (Capawock)
Friday August 14, 2015, 9:30PM (Strand)

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Directed by Judd Apatow

AMY SCHUMER, TILDA SWINTON, BILL HADER, JOHN CENA, BRIE LARSON, COLIN QUINN

Since she was a little girl, it’s been drilled into Amy’s (Schumer) head by her rascal of a dad (Colin Quinn) that monogamy isn’t realistic. Now a magazine writer, Amy lives by that credo-enjoying what she feels is an uninhibited life free from stifling, boring romantic commitment-but in actuality, she’s kind of…

Friday August 07, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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Directed by Dayne Goldfine and Daniel Geller

Darwin meets Hitchcock in this true-crime tale of paradise found and lost. THE GALAPAGOS AFFAIR is a fascinating documentary portrait of a 1930s murder mystery as strange and alluring as the famous archipelago itself. Fleeing conventional society, a Berlin doctor and his mistress start a new life on uninhabited Floreana Island. But after…

THE WOLFPACK

| 2015 | 89 minutes | |
Directed by Crystal Moselle

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Directed by Crystal Moselle

Locked away from society in an apartment on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the Angulo brothers learn about the outside world through the films that they watch. Nicknamed the Wolfpack, the brothers spend their childhood re-enacting their favorite films using elaborate homemade props and costumes. With no friends and living on…

MR. HOLMES

| 2015 | 105 minutes | | ,
Directed by Bill Condon

Thursday August 27, 2015, 7:30pm (Film Center),
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Directed by Bill Condon

SIR IAN MCKELLEN, LAURA LINNEY, HIROYUKI SANADA, MILO PARKER

MR. HOLMES is a new twist on the world’s most famous detective. 1947, an aging Sherlock Holmes returns from a journey to Japan, where, in search of a rare plant with powerful restorative qualities, he has witnessed the devastation of nuclear warfare. Now, in his remote seaside farmhouse, Holmes faces the end…

ROSENWALD

| 2015 | 96 mins | |
Directed by Aviva Kempner

Wednesday September 02, 2015, 7:30pm (Film Center),
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Directed by Aviva Kempner

Aviva Kempner’s ROSENWALD is the incredible story of Julius Rosenwald, who never finished high school, but rose to become the President of Sears. Influenced by the writings of the educator Booker T. Washington, this Jewish philanthropist joined forces with African American communities during the Jim Crow South to build over 5,300 schools during…

BEST OF ENEMIES

| 2015 | 87 min | |
Directed by Morgan Neville and Robert Gordon

Sunday September 06, 2015, 7:30pm,
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Directed by Morgan Neville and Robert Gordon

In the summer of 1968, television news changed forever. Dead last in the ratings, ABC hired two towering public intellectuals to debate each other during the Democratic and Republican national conventions. William F. Buckley, Jr. was a leading light of the new conservative movement. A Democrat and cousin to Jackie Onassis, Gore…

Tuesday August 04, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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Directed by David Holbrooke

THE DIPLOMAT tells the remarkable story of the life and legacy of Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, whose singular career spans fifty years of American foreign policy from Vietnam to Afghanistan. Told through the perspective of his eldest son David, the documentary takes you behind the scenes of high stakes diplomacy where peace is…

Wednesday August 12, 2015, 8:00pm (Strand),
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$25 General Admission, $22 Member,
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Get ready for endless laughs and…well…possibly a few split sides, as the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society continues its diverse summer program with stand-up comedians Tom Hayes and Will Noonan of the Headliners Comedy Club. Many of the Headliners Comedy Club comedians have appeared on a national stage, including Comedy Central and XM…

Thursday August 06, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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Directed by Phillip Baribeau

UNBRANDED the Film is more than a documentary. It’s an adventure, a message, and a wakeup call for better land and wild horse management. Follow along as Ben Masters, Ben Thamer, Jonny Fitzsimons, and Thomas Glover travel 3,000 miles from Mexico to Canada through the deepest backcountry in the American West on wild…

DIGGING FOR FIRE

| 2015 | 85 minutes | | ,
Directed by Joe Swanberg

Monday September 07, 2015, 7:00PM (Strand),
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Directed by Joe Swanberg

JAKE JOHNSON, ROSEMARIE DEWITT, ORLANDO BLOOM, BRIE LARSON, SAM ROCKWELL, ANNA KENDRICK, MIKE BIRBIGLIA

Young married couple Tim and Lee have planted the seeds of a family in their East L.A. duplex. Three years after the birth of their son, they’re still adjusting to the joy and pain of life with kid, navigating potty talk at the dinner table, disagreeing over preschools, and putting off doing…

The 9:49 Show– FIGHT CLUB

1999 | 139 minutes | | ,
Directed by David Fincher

Thursday July 16, 2015, 9:49PM (Film Center),
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Directed by David Fincher

EDWARD NORTON, BRAD PITT, HELENA BONHAM CARTER

The 9:49 Show — The Early Late-Night Movie. Game show, late-night entertainment and cult movie — all-in-one! In this darkly comic drama, Edward Norton stars as a depressed young man (named in the credits only as “Narrator”) who has become a small cog in the world of big business. He doesn’t like his work…

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Directed by Liz Garbus

A documentary using never-before-heard recordings, rare archival footage and her best-known songs. “What Happened, Miss Simone?” tells the story behind the life and legend of Nina Simone, an American singer, pianist, and civil rights activist labeled the “High Priestess of Soul.”   Filmmaker Liz Garbus (“Brain Imaging,” “What Is Addiction?”) co-founded Moxie Firecracker,…

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

| 2015 | 250 minutes
Directed by Julie Taymor

Thursday October 08, 2015, 7:30pm (Film Center),
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Directed by Julie Taymor

The play presents love in all its glory, warts and all: Love at first sight, innocent love, love twisted by the mind, by drugs, by lust, by jealousy, by a marriage on the rocks and even violence. Once a year, there is a day of midsummer madness, that Shakespeare was riffing off…

DOPE

| 2015 | 115 minutes | | ,
Directed by Rick Famuyiwa

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Directed by Rick Famuyiwa

SHAMEIK MOORE, KIERSEY CLEMONS, TONY REVOLORI, ZOË KRAVITZ, KIMBERLY ELISE, CHANEL IMAN, TYGA, BLAKE ANDERSON, A$AP ROCKY

A critical hit and audience favorite out of the Sundance Film Festival, in DOPE, Malcolm (Shameik Moore) is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles while juggling college applications, academic interviews, and the SAT. A chance invitation to an underground party leads him into an adventure that could allow…

MINIONS

| 2015 | 91 Minutes | |
Directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda

Monday August 17, 2015, 4:00PM (Strand),
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Directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda

PIERRE COFFIN, SANDRA BULLOCK, JON HAMM, MICHAEL KEATON, ALLISON JANNEY, STEVE COOGAN, STEVE CARELL

The story of Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s Minions begins at the dawn of time. Starting as single-celled yellow organisms, Minions evolve through the ages, perpetually serving the most despicable of masters. Continuously unsuccessful at keeping these masters-from T. rex to Napoleon-the Minions find themselves without someone to serve and fall into…

The 9:49 Show– MONTY PYTHON’S LIFE OF BRIAN

1979 | 92 minutes | |
Directed by Terry Jones

Thursday July 09, 2015, 9:49PM (Film Center),
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Directed by Terry Jones

GRAHAM CHAPMAN, JOHN CLEESE, TERRY GILLIAM, ERIC IDLE, TERRY JONES, MICHAEL PALIN

The 9:49 Show — The Early Late-Night Movie. Game show, late-night comedy and cult movie — all-in-one! This week’s theme: RELIGIOUS SATIRE. Monty Python delivers the group’s sharpest and smartest satire of both religion and Hollywood’s epic films with the story of Brian Cohen, born in a stable in Bethlehem right next door…

MAX

2015 | 111 minutes | | ,
Directed by Boaz Yakin

Sunday July 05, 2015, 7:00PM (Strand)
Monday July 06, 2015, 6:30PM (Capawock)
Wednesday July 08, 2015, 8:30PM (Capawock)

$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Boaz Yakin

THOMAS HADEN CHURCH, JOSH WIGGINS, LUKE KLEINTANK, LAUREN GRAHAM, ROBBIE AMELL

After U.S. Marine Kyle Wincott is killed in Afghanistan, Max, his highly trained service dog, is too traumatized to remain in service. Back in the U.S., Kyle’s family adopts the dog, but teenage brother Justin (Josh Wiggins) has problems of his own and doesn’t want the animal. However, Max may be Justin’s…