SUFFRAGETTE

| 2015 | 106 minutes | |
DIRECTED BY Sarah Gavron

Saturday December 05, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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DIRECTED BY Sarah Gavron

CAREY MULLIGAN, HELENA BONHAM CARTER, BRENDAN GLEESON, ANNE-MARIE DUFF, BEN WHISHAW, MERYL STREEP

Academy Award nominees Carey Mulligan and Helena Bonham Carter, and three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep, lead the cast of a powerful drama about the women who were willing to lose everything in their fight for equality in early-20th-century Britain. The stirring story centers on Maud (played by Carey Mulligan), a working…

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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$20 General Admission, $17 Member,
$10 child age 14 or younger
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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…

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Sunday November 08, 2015, 4:00PM (Film Center),
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$20 General Admission, $15 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Multi-media event. Susan Klein, Alan Brigish, and Gary Girouard will stage “STORIES FOR A STARRY NIGHT—For Love of a Small Island,” a unique collaboration of three award-winning artists. Susan’s stories about growing up in Oak Bluffs are told between the “photographic symphony” of Alan’sphotographs of the Vineyard melding on the big screen as Gary…

Sunday December 13, 2015, 1:00PM (Film Center),
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$20 General Admission, $17 Member,
$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.

OKLAHOMA– 60th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL SCREENING

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

Sunday November 01, 2015, 12:00PM (Film Center),
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$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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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…

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…

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…

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…

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Friday October 02, 2015, 7:30PM,
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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…

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…

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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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…

Sunday September 13, 2015, 4:30PM (MV Film Center),
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$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…

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Saturday September 12, 2015, 4:00PM (Film Center),
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$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
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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…

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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…

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…

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…

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

SPECIAL EVENT
$225 General Admission, $185 MVFS Member
Pass holders get to select their film festival movie and event tickets in advance on-line
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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…

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…

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,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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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…

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

| 2015 | 250 minutes
Directed by Julie Taymor

Thursday October 08, 2015, 7:30pm (Film Center),
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$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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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…

Monday July 13, 2015, 8:00PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
Suggested donation of $10/family of four and $5/individual (all proceeds go to charity)
Tickets will be on sale at the baseball field box office at any MV Sharks home game and will go on sale 30 minutes prior to the film on the night of the movie.

Directed by David M. Evans

The Sandlot tells the story of a new kid in town who is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his team. Together, they get themselves into many adventures involving rival teams, lifeguards, and a vicious dog. Come see one of the greatest baseball movies ever made in the…

KEEP ON KEEPIN’ ON

2014 | 86 minutes | |
Directed by Alan Hicks

Sunday June 28, 2015, 4:00PM (Film Center),
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$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Alan Hicks

FEATURING CLARK TERRY, JUSTIN KAUFLIN, GWEN TERRY, QUINCY JONES

Shot over the course of five years by first time filmmaker Al Hicks, KEEP ON KEEPIN’ ON depicts the remarkable story of 93-year-old jazz legend Clark Terry. A living monument to the Golden Era of Jazz, Terry – a mentor to Miles Davis – is among the few performers ever to have…

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Monday August 31, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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$25 General Admission, $20 Member,
$12 Student (with valid Student ID)
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WILD & PRECIOUS is docudrama/theatrical memoir celebrating our 50 Years of Social Change:  Gay Liberation/ integration through one man’s story.  From the moment the curtain goes up until the final bow the audience is riveted by Steve Cadwell’s tale: you’ll cherish the little boy playing with dolls; identify with the adolescent challenges…

MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S TANGO

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Directed by Viviane Blumenschein

Friday June 26, 2015, 9:30PM (Film Center),
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Directed by Viviane Blumenschein

WALTER "CHINO" LABORDE, DIEGO "DIPI" KVITKO, MAESTRO PABLO GRECO, AKI KAURISMÄKI

Spanish, Finnish, German with English subtitles. A Finnish saying goes: “Rather a man with a runny nose than a man with a hollow laugh.” Finns have a quirky sense of humour – and they are also a bit shyer than other people. They only become talkative after the third beer or so,…

CARTEL LAND Q&A w/ Director Matthew Heineman

| 2015 | 98 minutes | | ,
Director Matthew Heineman

Friday August 14, 2015, 7:30pm (Film Center),
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Director Matthew Heineman

In the Mexican state of Michoacán, Dr. Jose Mireles, a small-town physician known as “El Doctor,” leads the Autodefensas, a citizen uprising against the violent Knights Templar drug cartel that has wreaked havoc on the region for years. Meanwhile, in Arizona’s Altar Valley – a narrow, 52-mile-long desert corridor known as Cocaine…

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Thursday June 25, 2015
Friday June 26, 2015
Saturday June 27, 2015,

SPECIAL EVENT
$75 General Admission, $60 Member,
$45 child age 14 or younger
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All-Access pass gives you access to the Opening Night reception and film, as well as selecting to attend any festival film we screen throughout the duration of the festival. You get to select your tickets by email and we’ll reserve them for you for pick up at the Box Office. ALL-ACCESS FESTIVAL…

ORION: THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING

| 2015 | 89 minutes | | ,
Directed by Jeanie Finlay

Saturday June 27, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Jeanie Finlay

JIMMY ELLIS, SHELBY SINGLETON, JIM ELLIS JR., NANNETTE USELTON CLARK, NANCY CROWSON, NICK SCOTT PETTA

Come ready to do your best Elvis impersonation!  The audience member who best impersonates The King (dress included) will be given complimentary tickets to a future film. ORION: THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING, a film by Jeanie Finlay tells the story of Jimmy Ellis – an unknown singer plucked from obscurity and…

Friday April 22, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center),
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SPECIAL EVENT
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…

LANDFILL HARMONIC

2015 | 84 minutes | | ,
Directed by Brad Allgood and Graham Townsley

Sunday June 28, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Brad Allgood and Graham Townsley

LANDFILL HARMONIC follows the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, a Paraguayan musical youth group of kids that live next to one of South America’s largest landfills. This unlikely orchestra plays music from instruments made entirely out of garbage. When their story goes viral, the orchestra is catapulted into the global spotlight. With the guidance of…

BRASIL BAM BAM BAM: THE STORY OF SONZEIRA

, , | 2014 | 75 minutes | | ,
Directed by Charlie William Inman and Benjamin Holman

Saturday June 27, 2015, 4:00PM (Film Center),
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$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Charlie William Inman and Benjamin Holman

At a time when corruption and football are top of everyone’s minds, BRASIL BAM BAM BAM: THE STORY OF SONZEIRA will take you on a journey to the heart of what really made Brasil famous. From Bossa to Samba to Batucada to Baile Funk, Rio’s sounds have enchanted audiences worldwide since the 1950s….

THE WRECKING CREW

2015 | 95 minutes | | ,
Directed by Denny Tedesco

Friday June 26, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Denny Tedesco

What the Funk Brothers did for Motown…The Wrecking Crew did, only bigger, for the West Coast Sound. Six years in a row in the 1960’s and early 1970’s, the Grammy for “Record of the Year” went to Wrecking Crew recordings. And now, THE WRECKING CREW tells the story in pictures and that…

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Friday July 24, 2015, 7PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$200 per person -- a benefit for the MV Film Society and its student scholarship programs.
$125 of each ticket is tax-deductible.
Tickets are available to purchase online, or by contacting Jess Johnson at jess@mvfilmsociety.com or 508.696.9369.

Join fellow film lovers for a fun evening of signature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction, and live music and entertainment provided by the Olivier Manchon and Eric Johnson Swing Duo, along with a special performance by the Traveling Troubadours (featuring the seasoned performer with charm, Molly Canole).  Be sure to bring your dancing shoes! The…

New York Film Critics Premiere: BOULEVARD

| 2015 | 88 minutes | |
Directed by Dito Montiel

Wednesday July 08, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center),
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Directed by Dito Montiel

ROBIN WILLIAMS, KATHY BAKER, BOB ODENKIRK

Robin Williams stars in his last film as Nolan Mack, a man who has worked at the same bank for almost 26 years in a life of monotony. He and his wife Joy (Kathy Baker) have embraced their marriage as a convenient distraction from facing reality. However one day, what starts as…

PETER AND JOHN

| 2015 | |
Directed by Jay Craven

Monday July 06, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center)
Tuesday July 07, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center),

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$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Jay Craven

CHRISTIAN COULSON, SHANE PATRICK KEARNS, DIANE GUERRERO, JACQUELINE BISSET, GORDON CLAPP

SPECIAL GUEST: Director Jay Craven will join us for both showings for a Q&A after the movie. Guy de Maupassant’s 19th century seaside novel, Pierre et Jean, is widely credited for changing the course of narrative fiction. The book introduced intense psychological complexity into its naturalistic depiction of a family brought to…

VINEYARD VOICES FILMS in collaboration with the MV MUSEUM

| Various | 87 minutes | |
Linsey Lee, MV Museum
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Saturday December 05, 2015, 4:00PM (Film Center),
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$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Linsey Lee, MV Museum

  The Vineyard’s past comes alive in five short films that capture important issues and times in American life using seldom-seen historical images and first-person accounts from Island people. The stories include Civil Rights activities, an early African-American church, the Island’s Deaf Community, the Shearer Summer Theater, and the founding of the…

JAWS – 40th Anniversary of its release by Universal

| 1975 | 124 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Steven Spielberg

Saturday June 20, 2015, 6:30PM (Capawock), 9:30PM (Strand),
SPECIAL EVENT
6:30PM at the Capawock
9:30PM at the 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 Steven Spielberg

ROY SCHEIDER, ROBERT SHAW, RICHARD DREYFUSS, LORRAINE GARY

Two Shows/Two Theaters — The Capawock Theater at 6:30 PM, The Strand Theater in Oak Bluffs at 9:30 PM. Directed by Academy Award® winner Steven Spielberg, JAWS set the standard for edge-of-your seat suspense quickly becoming a cultural phenomenon and forever changing the movie industry. When the seaside community of Amity finds…

HAVANA CURVEBALL

, , | 2014 | 85 mins | |
Directed by Marcia Jarmel & Ken Schneider

Sunday June 14, 2015, 7:30PM,
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$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
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Directed by Marcia Jarmel & Ken Schneider

Enjoy (2) 5-minute videos of Alan Brigish’s photography from a recent trip to Cuba, the new baseball movie HAVANA CURVEBALL, and a Q&A afterwards with Alejandro Carreño. Mica, is a classic young teen. Enthusiastic. Idealistic. Dreaming baseball. At 13, he is studying for his Bar Mitzvah, the Jewish coming of age rite. An…

Thursday May 14, 2015, 7:30PM,
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$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admission at 6:30PM
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Amy Flannery and Tory Salvia

MATT RUTHERFORD

RED DOT ON THE OCEAN is the story of Matt Rutherford, a severely troubled youth, who became a sailing legend. Departing Annapolis, MD in a scrappy old 27-foot fiberglass sloop without fanfare, 30-year-old Rutherford braved the icebergs of the arctic and mountainous waves of Cape Horn to become the only person to ever…

Thursday June 25, 2015, 7:15PM (Film Center),
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$30 General Admission, $25 MVFS Member, $15 for youth age 14 or under
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Directed by Lon Chaney and Rupert Julian

LON CHANEY, MARY PHILBIN, NORMAN KERRY

Opening wine reception (no food) at 6:30PM. Performance at 7:15PM. Lon Chaney’s iconic portrayal of a horribly disfigured composer who leads a menacing existence in the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera House. Seeking the love of a beautiful young prima donna, he kidnaps her and holds her hostage in his lair. This…

The Secret Life of Conch

Wednesday April 22, 2015, 7:30PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
FREE ADMISSION
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening

Documentary filmmakers Ken Wentworth and Liz Witham are excited to announce a special Earth Day Premiere of Sustainable Vineyard Episodes at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. The films are each between 10-16 minutes long and will be followed by a Q&A with people featured in each episode. Description of episodes: THE SECRET…

Sunday May 24, 2015, 4:00 PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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SPECIAL GUEST:  Scientific Advisor Jesse Ausubel Winged Migration co-directors Jacques Cluzaud and Jacques Perrin re-team for this documentary exploring the many mysteries of our planet’s oceans. Almost three-quarters of the earth’s surface is covered by oceans, yet strangely we seem to know more about deep space than the world of the sea. There’s…

Nature as Inspiration: WINGED MIGRATION

| 2003 | 85 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Jacques Perrin

Friday May 22, 2015, 7:30PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$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 Jacques Perrin

SPECIAL GUEST: Producer/Director Jacques Perrin Long one of France’s most respected producers and actors, Jacques Perrin has more recently had a highly successful career creating films about nature, including LE PEUPLE SINGE (monkeys) and MICROCOSMOS (insects) and set in exotic locales (HIMALAYA). Now with this film Perrin takes on his greatest challenge…

Nature as Inspiration: MICROCOSMOS

| 1996 | 77 minutes | | ,
Directed by Claude Nuridsany, Marie Pérennou

Saturday May 23, 2015, 4:00PM,
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$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
Free youth (under 18) admission
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Directed by Claude Nuridsany, Marie Pérennou
Produced by Jacques Perrin

SPECIAL GUEST: Producer Jacques Perrin Explore the wonders of the insect world as never before possible as the filmmakers who took you in a trip through the clouds in WINGED MIGRATION take you on a magical journey underground in this feature that will captivate audiences both young and old. Specially designed cameras…

Sunday May 24, 2015, 7:30PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$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 Eric Valli
Produced by Jacques Perrin

THILEN LHONDUP, GURGON KYAP

Set in the mountains of Tibet near Nepal, this film begins with mountaineer Karma (Gurgon Kyap) returning from a long journey with bad news: the son of Tinle (Thilen Lhondup), the village leader, died in the midst of the trek, leaving behind a wife, Pema (Lhapka Tsamchoe), and a son, Pasang (Karma…

Thursday April 23, 2015, 7:30PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$20 General Admission, $18 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by: Russell Crowe

RUSSELL CROWE, OLGA KURYLENKO

Starring Russell Crowe and Olga Kurylenko, THE WATER DIVINER is an epic adventure set four years after the devastating battle of Gallipoli in Turkey during World War I. Australian farmer Connor (Crowe) travels to Istanbul to discover the fate of his sons, reported missing in the action, where he forges a relationship…

Tuesday March 24, 2015, 7:30PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$20 General Admission, $18 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Jill Nicholls and Dan Fogelman

AL PACINO, ANNETTE BENING, CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER, JENNIFER GARNER, BOBBY CANNAVALE

Al Pacino stars as aging 1970s rocker Danny Collins, who can’t give up his hard-living ways. But when his manager (Christopher Plummer) uncovers a 40 year-old undelivered letter written to him by John Lennon, he decides to change course and embarks on a heartfelt journey to rediscover his family, find true love…

Friday March 13, 2015, 7:30 PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$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 Terry McMahon
Written by Terry McMahon
Edited by Emer Reynolds
Produced by Tim Palmer, Rachel Lysaght

Moe Dunford, Kerry Fox, Philip Jackson, Catherine Walker

Patrick is a warm, open, twenty-six year old virgin schizophrenic. Pills and his mother’s protection mean he is no threat to himself or anyone else. Until he falls in love. The object of his desire, Karen, a suicidal flight attendant, has no idea the intimacy she shares with Patrick might reintroduce her…

Tuesday February 24, 2015, 7:30 PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$20 General Admission, $18 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Directed by Lance Edmands

John Slattery, Amy Morton, Adam Driver

John Slattery (from MAD MEN) is the featured guest for February’s NY Film Critics Show, BLUEBIRD.  Presented by the NY Film Credits National Series be a part of the LIVE National Simulcast Audience.  In the northern reaches of Maine, a local school bus driver becomes distracted during her end-of-day inspection, and fails to…

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Sunday February 08, 2015, 12:30 PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$15 General Admission, $30 Family Rate -- this is to benefit the MV NAACP
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to performance
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Walter Robinson

LOOK WHAT A WONDER an original gospel opera created by Walter Robinson.   This performance is a “RADIOPLAY” not a live performance. This work which has been shown at the New York City Musical Festival, the Chicago Art Institute, the Boston Public Library and at several academic institutions tells the tragic story…

Classic Film Night: SULLIVAN’S TRAVELS (1941)

| 1941 | 91 Mins | | , ,
Directed by Preston Sturges

Wednesday January 21, 2015, 7:30 PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$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 Preston Sturges
Written by Preston Sturges

In tribute to the late Jonathan Revere of West Tisbury who was a big fan of classic Hollywood cinema.  Co-sponsored by the West Tisbury Library.  In Preston Sturges’ classic comedy of Depression-era America, filmmaker John L. Sullivan (Joel McCrea), fed up with directing profitable comedies like “Ants in Your Plants of 1939,”…

Wednesday January 28, 2015, 7:30pm,
SPECIAL EVENT
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Stanley Kramer
William Rose

Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier, Katharine Hepburn

In collaboration with the MV Museum’s ongoing exhibit “Sea Change: Martha’s Vineyard in the 1960s”, join us for the second in this four part 1960s film series. Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner is a 1967 American comedy-drama film produced and directed by Stanley Kramer and written by William Rose. It stars Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier and Katharine Hepburn, and featuring Hepburn’s niece Katharine Houghton. The…

Wednesday February 25, 2015, 7:30pm,
SPECIAL EVENT
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Dennis Hopper
Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper

Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Jack Nicholson

In collaboration with the MV Museum’s ongoing exhibit “Sea Change: Martha’s Vineyard in the 1960s”, join us for the first in this four part 1960s film series.  Historian and movie buff A. Bowdoin Van Riper will talk about how the film fits in the context of the decade. Easy Rider is a 1969 American road…

Wednesday January 14, 2015, 7:30 pm,
SPECIAL EVENT
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Stanley Kubrick
Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke

Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester

In collaboration with the MV Museum’s ongoing exhibit “Sea Change: Martha’s Vineyard in the 1960s”, join us for the first in this four part 1960s film series. A mind-bending sci-fi symphony, Stanley Kubrick’s landmark 1968 epic pushed the limits of narrative and special effects toward a meditation on technology and humanity. Based on…

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Tuesday December 16, 2014, 7:30 PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$15 General Admission, $12 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger (Appropriate for children age 10+)
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Susan Klein, Alan Brigish, and Gary Girouard  join artistic forces for this spritely show a new offering this season highlighting the stories, images, and music of Christmas. These heartfelt stories, selected from “Silent Night,” the popular Christmas CD by Susan Klein, which have become part of the annual tradition for many, celebrate cherished…

Saturday December 20, 2014, 1 PM,
SPECIAL EVENT
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Chris Columbus
John Hughes

Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern

It’s the holiday season – and Santa is coming to town!!!  😛   Please join us on Saturday the 20th to celebrate the holidays with the Film Society at the first ever MARTHA’S VINEYARD FILM CENTER WINTER HOLIDAY FESTIVAL with Santa Clause himself! We will be taking photographs with Santa prior to the…

Wednesday December 17, 2014, 7:30pm,
SPECIAL EVENT
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Frank Capra
Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett

James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!! In tribute to the late Jonathan Revere of West Tisbury who was a big fan of classic Hollywood cinema.  Co-sponsored by the West Tisbury Library. Doors open at 6:30 pm with free refreshments and live piano music in lobby performed by Michael Haydn, the film will screen…

Classic Holiday Film Night: ELF

| 2003 | 107 minutes | | , ,
Jon Favreau

Wednesday December 10, 2014, 7:30pm,
SPECIAL EVENT
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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Jon Favreau
David Berenbaum

Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart, Mary Steenburgen, and Zooey Deschanel

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS!  For our second Holiday Classic Film Night the Film Society will be screening ELF at the Film Center. You can expect all the usual treats that would appear at any Elf gathering (the four main food groups) : candy, candy canes, candy corns and syrup!   This…

Wednesday November 26, 2014, 7:30pm,
SPECIAL EVENT
$12 General Admission, $9 Member,
$7 child age 14 or younger
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening
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John Hughes
John Hughes

Steve Martin, John Candy, Laila Robins

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!!! Come join us at the Film Center for a special screening of the classic comedy that we all grew up laughing over – PLANES, TRAINS & AUTOMOBILES. This knee-slapper stars Steve Martin and John Candy, arguably the greatest funny pair in cinema history! We will be celebrating with some delicious…