Monday August 01, 2016, 7:30PM
Tuesday August 02, 2016, 7:30PM
Wednesday August 03, 2016, 7:30PM

$100 General Admission, $75 MVFS Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
Buy tickets at Film Center or online now

Documentary films have become the conscience of the nation, providing a deeper study of contemporary, and often unnoticed, social issues. By using the unique medium of film, documentarians are able to cultivate more compelling and fruitful discussion by mixing strongly-drive narratives with vivid imagery. In lieu of the rise of the documentary, the…

Friday April 22, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center),
Free Member Screening
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening

Directed by Greg Reitman

ROOTED IN PEACE challenges viewers to examine their values as Americans and human beings. Today we are at war within ourselves, with our environment, and with the world. Director and award-winning filmmaker Greg Reitman (SUNDANCE Audience Award 2008 for FUEL) invites viewers on a film journey to take notice of the world…

Friday September 19, 2014, 4:00 PM,
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
Reserve tickets at Film Center or online now

Peter Chelsom
Maria von Heland

Simon Pegg, Rosamund Pike, Christopher Plummer, Toni Collette, Stellan Skarsgard, and Jean Reno

Director Peter Chelsom and Simon Pegg are the featured guests for this months NY Film Critics Show, HECTOR AND THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS.  Presented by the NY Film Credits National Series be a part of the LIVE National Simulcast Audience. Following the show, there will be a on screen simulcast cast appearance…

Sunday May 18, 2014, 4 PM,
FREE ADMISSION by online registration, seating is limited. Sponsored by WCAI and WGBH - American Experience
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
Reserve tickets online now - Two Ticket maximum per person.

Directed by Stanley Nelson
Written by Stanley Nelson

Robert Moses

Directed by award-winning documentary filmmaker and MacArthur “Genius” Fellow Stanley Nelson (Freedom Riders, The Murder of Emmett Till), FREEDOM SUMMER highlights an overlooked but essential element of the Civil Rights Movement: the patient and long-term efforts by both outside activists and local citizens in Mississippi to organize communities and register black voters…


Sunday February 28, 2016, 7:00PM (Red Carpet Arrivals), 8:30PM (Ceremony Starts),
Advanced Purchase: $25 General Admission, $20 Member. At the Door: $30 for all.
Doors Open for admissions at 6:30PM. Buy tickets at Film Center door or online now. Reservations Recommended.

Celebrate the 88th Academy Awards telecast, hosted by Chris Rock, among friends and other film lovers at the the MV Film Center. Enjoy light food, desserts, and beverages during the red carpet arrivals beginning at 7PM, get your photo taken with a real Oscar, and fill out your Oscar predictions ballot before the…

Sunday January 05, 2014, 4:00 PM,
FREE ADMISSION by request only, seating is limited.
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening.

The Martha’s Vineyard Film Society, WGBH, and WCAI cordially invite you to a free screening of the first episode of Downton Abbey — Season 4. Join us for “Afternoon Tea” beginning at 3:30 pm, the screening will follow at 4pm. The war is over, but intrigue, crisis, romance, and change still grip…

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Thursday August 01, 2013, 7:30 PM,
Free Admission - courtesy of CANON USA
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to event

Lauren Greenfield

FREE ADMISSION! Canon USA and MV Film Society Presents An Artist Presentation by Lauren Greenfield, covering her life’s work in film and photography In association with Canon USA, we will be bringing two of Lauren’s award-winning films to you this summer (“Thin” and  “The Queen of Versailles”), and as a special treat we’ve invited Lauren…


Thursday May 16, 2013, 4:00 PM,
Members Only, Free Admission
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening

Rick Herrick (playwright)

Lighthouse Point is a musical play set in East Chop created by Rick Herrick (playwright), Kate Hancock, (song lyrics), and Ben Wilmott (music). The play deals with a problem encountered by many Vineyarders: passing a family home on to the next generation. When four generations are involved, the juggling of interests and madness becomes complex.