Friday May 17, 2013, 4:00 PM, 7:30 PM,
$10 General Admission, $7 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening - buy at center

To celebrate Siddhārtha Gautama Buddha birthday this year on May 17th, the Film Center is collaborating with a number of individuals and organizations to present two films that deal with the teachings of Buddhism in the West. Our program will begin at 4:00 pm with the screening of CRAZY WISDOM: Crazy Wisdom…

Wednesday May 15, 2013, 7:30 PM,
$10 General Admission, $7 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening - buy at center

Luis Buñuel

The great screen surrealist Luis Buñuel co-wrote and directed this dark, bitterly witty satire. A group of people in formal dress arrives at an elegantly appointed home for a dinner party. However, once dinner is over and the guests retire to the drawing room, they discover that the servants have gone away,…

RENOIR

| 2012 | 111 mins | | ,
Gilles Bourdos

Saturday June 01, 2013, 4:00 PM,
$10 General Admission, $7 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening - buy at center

Gilles Bourdos

Michel Bouquet, Christa Theret, Vincent Rottiers

Set on the French Riviera in the summer of 1915, Gilles Bourdos’ lushly atmospheric drama RENOIR tells the story of celebrated Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir, in declining health at age 74, and his middle son Jean, who returns home to convalesce after being wounded in World War I. The elder Renoir is…

THE SAPPHIRES

| 2012 | 99 mins | | ,
Filmmaker Wayne Blair

Friday May 31, 2013, 4:00 PM,
$10 General Admission, $7 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening - buy at center

Filmmaker Wayne Blair
Tony Briggs

Inspired by a true story, THE SAPPHIRES follows four vivacious, young and talented Australian Aboriginal girls from a remote mission as they learn about love, friendship and war when their all girl group The Sapphires entertains the U.S. troops in Vietnam in 1968. Cynthia (Tapsell), Gail (Mailman), Julie (Mauboy) and Kay (Sebbens)…

HIGH AND LOW (1963)

| 1962 | 143 mins | |
Akira Kurosawa

Wednesday May 08, 2013, 7:30 PM,
$10 General Admission, $7 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening - buy at center

Akira Kurosawa

Toshiro Mifune

Toshiro Mifune is unforgettable as Kingo Gondo, a wealthy industrialist whose family becomes the target of a cold-blooded kidnapper in High and Low(Tengoku to jigoku), the highly influential domestic drama and police procedural from director Akira Kurosawa. Adapting Ed McBain’s detective novel King’s Ransom, Kurosawa moves effortlessly from compelling race-against-time thriller to…

Wednesday May 01, 2013, 7:30 PM,
$10 General Admission, $7 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening - buy at center

Marcel Carné

Even in 1945, Marcel Carné Children of Paradise was regarded as an old-fashioned film. Set in the Parisian theatrical world of the 1840s, Jacques Pravert’s screenplay concerns four men in love with the mysterious Garance (Arletty). Each loves Garance in his own fashion, but only the intentions of sensitive mime-actor Deburau (Jean-Louis…

Classic Film Wednesday Night, The Mikado (1939)

, | 1939 | 90 Minutes | | , ,
Filmmaker Victor Schertzinger

Wednesday April 24, 2013, 7:30 PM,
$10 General Admission, $7 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening - buy at center

Filmmaker Victor Schertzinger

Though it boasts an American director and star, this Technicolor cinemadaptation of Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic operetta The Mikado is a faithful record of what it must have been like to attend a performance of Britain’s D’Oyly Carte opera company. Radio tenor Kenny Baker stars as Nanki-Poo, the wand’ring minstrel who wanders…

FROM UP ON POPPY HILL

| 2013 | 91 mins | |
Written by legendary studio founder Hayao Miyazaki and directed by Goro Miyazaki

Thursday April 25, 2013, 7:30 PM
Friday April 26, 2013, 4:00 PM
Saturday April 27, 2013, 7:30 PM

$10 General Admission $7 Members
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening - buy at center

Written by legendary studio founder Hayao Miyazaki and directed by Goro Miyazaki

Star-filled voice cast includes Gillian Anderson, Sarah Bolger, Beau Bridges, Jamie Lee Curtis, Bruce Dern, Jeff Dunham, Isabelle Fuhrman, Christina Hendricks, Ron Howard, Chris Noth, Emily Osment, Aubrey Plaza, Charlie Saxton, Alex Wolff and Anton Yelchin.

The setting is Yokohama in 1963, and the filmmakers masterfully bring to life the bustling seaside town, with its salty air, sun-drenched gardens, and some of the most mouthwatering Japanese home-cooking set to film (plan on ramen and pork katsu after the movie). The story centers on an innocent romance beginning to…

The Quartet

| 2013 | 97 minutes | | ,
Filmmaker Dustin Hoffman

Friday March 08, 2013, 7:30 PM
Saturday March 09, 2013, 7:30 PM
Sunday March 10, 2013, 7:30 PM

Admission: $10.00/$7.00 for Film Society members
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening - buy at center

Filmmaker Dustin Hoffman

Filmmaker Dustin Hoffman

Dustin Hoffman’s affectionate direction and the talented cast’s amiable charm make Quartet too difficult to resist.

Romantics Anonymous

Filmmaker JEAN-PIERRE AMÉRIS

Join NOT YOUR SUGAR MAMAS for some free sweet chocolate sampling before our screening and visit their store at the Tisbury Marketplace

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Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)

Filmmaker Alan Resnais

Resnais and scenarist Marguerite Duras weave a complex story concerning a French actress’s (Emmanuelle Riva) experiences in occupied France, juxtaposed with the horrendous ordeal of a Japanese architect (Eiji Okada) coping psychologically with the bombing of Hiroshima.

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Friday September 21, 2012,
$10 General Admission, $7 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening - buy at center

2012: The MV International Film Festival Finds Its Center September 21, 2012 September 20, 2012 (Vineyard Haven, MA)-Right on cue the curtain went up! Though the scene of fevered construction just days before, the 7th annual MV International Film Festival was able to launch its opening night event at its new year-round…