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A PRIVATE WAR with Special Guest Director Matthew Heineman!

| 2018 | 1 hr 50 mins | |
Directed by Matthew Heineman

Sunday August 11, 2019, 7:30 PM
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In a world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin (Academy Award nominee Rosamund Pike) is one of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time. Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless, while constantly testing…

2019 DOC WEEK: MIKE WALLACE IS HERE

| 2019 | 1 hr 34 mins | | ,
A Film by Avi Belkin

Friday August 09, 2019, 7:30 PM

Deemed the “enemy of the people” by our current president, journalism in America is on the chopping block. Lies, fake news, propaganda, and verbal subterfuge threaten to cripple our First Amendment. This fascinating exposé of 60 Minutes’ fearsome newsman Mike Wallace turns his hard-hitting, no-holds-barred journalistic style loose on Wallace himself, who…

VOICES OF BALTIMORE plus Q & A with co-Director Morna McNulty

| 2017 | 55 mins. | |
A Film by Gary Homana, Morna McNulty and Franklin Campbell Jones

Tuesday July 30, 2019, 4:00 PM
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The purpose of this film is to capture and preserve the rich oral histories of an aging and diminishing population of African Americans who 1) grew up in the Mason/Dixon border area of Baltimore, and 2) who lived through the era of legal segregation in the Jim Crow south. The narratives will…

2019 YOUTH FILMMAKERS CAMP with MVTV

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Monday July 29, 2019, 1:00 to 5:00pm
Tuesday July 30, 2019 1:00 to 5:00pm
Wednesday July 31, 2019, 1:00 to 5:00pm Thursday August 01, 2019, 1:00 to 5:00pm Friday August 02, 2019, 1:00 to 5:00pm BUY TICKETS

July 29-August 2, 2019, 1-5 pm at MV Regional High School and MVTV HQ in Oak Bluffs Campers will learn various video techniques such as video camera use, interviewing skills, musical video, creating public service announcements, and editing of video content.  The camp will meet each day at MV Regional High School…

GIRLFRIENDS (1978) with Q&A afterwards with director Claudia Weill and Honor Moore

| 1978 | 1 hr 26 mins | | ,
A Film by Claudia Weill

Wednesday July 24, 2019, 7:30 PM
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Followed by a special Q & A director Claudia Weill and Honor Moore  Claudia Weill’s groundbreaking indie follows an aspiring New York photographer (Melanie Mayron, a revelation) when her life takes a sudden turn – her roommate and best friend decides to marry and move out. Now she’ll have to navigate a…

MAIDEN — co-sponsor with SAIL MV on Friday, July 12th

| 2019 | 1 hr 37 mins | |

Friday July 12, 2019, 7:30 PM
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Co-sponsored with SAIL MV Maiden is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989. Tracy’s inspirational dream was opposed on all sides: her male competitors thought an all-women crew would never…

THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO

| 2019 | 2 Hrs. | |

Jimmie and his best friend Mont try to reclaim the house built by Jimmie’s grandfather, launching them on a poignant odyssey that connects them to their past, even as it tests their friendship and sense of belonging in the place they call home.

DOUBTING THOMAS with director and star WILL McFADDEN in attendance!

| 2018 | 1 hr 26 mins. | |
A Film by Will McFadden

Monday July 08, 2019, 7:30 PM
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Black babies don’t come from white people. Except this one just did. Jen swears to Tom that he’s the father, and she’s just as dumbfounded as everyone else. Tom says he believes her. They’re a team built on trust and they’re in this together. They choose to accept the unexplainable because the responsibility…

TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM

| 2019 | 2 hrs | |

This artful and intimate meditation on the legendary storyteller examines her life, her works and the powerful themes she has confronted throughout her literary career. Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics and colleagues on an exploration of race, history, America and the human condition.

“A work in progress, sneak peek” screening of EMPERORS OF THE DEEP, plus Q & A and Book Signing with author William McKeever

, | 2019 | 1 hr 20 mins | | , ,

Wednesday July 03, 2019, 7:30 PM
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“A work in progress, sneak peek” screening of EMPERORS OF THE DEEP, plus Q & A and Book Signing with author William McKeever.   Emperors of the Deep is a unique documentary that takes the viewer on a journey into the world of sharks. The writer and director, Bill McKeever, (who is also…

LOST HORIZON with special introduction and Q&A by Victoria Riskin (daughter of Robert Riskin, screenwriter)

| 1937 | 2 hrs 12 mins. | | , ,

Sunday June 30, 2019, 4:00 PM
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Based on a novel by James Hilton, this fantastical drama follows a group of plane-crash survivors who have landed in the mythical Shangri-La, a valley hidden deep within the mountains of the Himalayas. Rescued by followers of the High Llama (Sam Jaffe), the outsiders grow to love the remote paradise, but British…

DO THE RIGHT THING – one night only!

| 1989 | 2 hrs 5 mins | |
A Spike Lee Joint

Sunday June 30, 2019, 7:30 PM (Strand)
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Spike Lee’s iconic Do the Right Thing turns 30 this year, and, to celebrate, the film is returning to theaters with a 4K restoration. This powerful visual feast combines humor and drama with memorable characters while tracing the course of a single day on a block in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn….

HOUSE OF BONES plus Q & A with Director Victoria Campbell

| | 89 minutes | |
A Film by Victoria Campbell

Saturday June 29, 2019, 4:00 PM
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10 Year Anniversary Screening! House of Bones is a raw and personal documentary about the changes a family undergoes when they experience the loss of the matriarch and the house in which they all spent many summers.  

2019 FILMUSIC FESTIVAL: AMAZING GRACE

| 2018 | 2 hrs | | ,

Sunday June 23, 2019, 4:00 PM
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Singer Aretha Franklin performs gospel songs at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles in 1972.

2019 FILMUSIC FESTIVAL: DECONSTRUCTING THE BEATLES: ABBEY ROAD SIDE 1

, | 2019 | 90 mins. | | , ,

Sunday June 23, 2019, 7:30 PM
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Abbey Road was the last time that the Beatles recorded together at EMI Studios – soon to be christened Abbey Road Studios after the album’s release.  Despite the bittersweet atmosphere that surrounded the recording sessions, The Beatles’ outstanding songs and performances together with George Martin’s orhestrations produced an album that continues to be…

2019 FILMUSIC FESTIVAL: ECHO IN THE CANYON

| 2019 | 1 hr 22 mins | | , ,

Saturday June 22, 2019, 7:30 PM
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Echo In The Canyon celebrates the explosion of popular music that came out of LA’s Laurel Canyon in the mid-60s as folk went electric and The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield and The Mamas and the Papas gave birth to the California Sound. It was a moment (1965 to 1967) when…

2019 FILMUSIC FESTIVAL: WOODSTOCK – THREE DAYS THAT DEFINED A GENERATION

| 2019 | 1 hr 46 mins | | , ,

Saturday June 22, 2019, 4:00 PM
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In August 1969 — against a backdrop of a nation in conflict over sexual politics, civil rights, and the Vietnam War — half a million people converged on a small dairy farm in upstate New York to hear the concert of a lifetime. What they experienced was a moment that would spark…

2019 FILMUSIC FESTIVAL: TWO TRAINS RUNNIN’

| 2016 | 82 mins | | , ,

Friday June 21, 2019, 4:00 PM
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In the “Freedom Summer” of 1964, hundreds of college students went to Mississippi to join the struggle for civil rights. Three activists–James Chaney, Michael Schwerner and Andrew Goodman–would be murdered. At the same time, unbeknownst to each other, two smaller sets of friends, made up of musicians and record collectors, also headed…

ROCKETMAN

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Friday June 21, 2019, 5:00 PM (Strand)
Saturday June 22, 2019 8:00 PM (Strand)
Sunday June 23, 2019, 4:30 PM (Capawock) Monday June 24, 2019, 7:30 PM (Capawock) Wednesday June 26, 2019, 7:30 PM (Strand) BUY TICKETS

ROCKETMAN is an epic musical fantasy about the incredible human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years. The film follows the fantastical journey of transformation from shy piano prodigy Reginald Dwight into international superstar Elton John. This inspirational story — set to Elton John’s most beloved songs and performed by star Taron Egerton — tells…

2019 FILMUSIC FESTIVAL: JIMI HENDRIX: ELECTRIC CHURCH

| 2015 | 1 hr 29 mins | | , ,
A Film by John McDermott

Friday June 21, 2019, 7:30 PM
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Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church presents the legendary guitarist in full flight at the 1970 Atlanta Pop Festival before the largest US audience of his career. This critically acclaimed film combined color, 16mm multi-camera footage of Hendrix’s unforgettable July 4, 1970 concert in its original performance sequence together with a new documentary that…

TOY STORY 4

| 2019 | 1 hr 29 mins. | | , ,
A Disney/Pixar Film

Thursday June 20, 2019, 7:30 PM (Strand)
Friday June 21, 2019 4:30 PM (Capawock) , 7:30 PM (Capawock)
Saturday June 22, 2019, 5:00 PM (Strand) Sunday June 23, 2019, 5:00 PM (Strand), 8:00 PM (Strand) Tuesday June 25, 2019, 4:30 PM (Capawock), 7:30 PM (Capawock) Thursday June 27, 2019, 5:00 PM (Strand), 8:00 PM (Strand) BUY TICKETS

Woody (voice of Tom Hanks) has always been confident about his place in the world, and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that’s Andy or Bonnie. So when Bonnie’s beloved new craft-project-turned-toy, Forky (voice of Tony Hale), declares himself as “trash” and not a toy, Woody takes it…

MEN IN BLACK: INTERNATIONAL

| 2019 | 1 hr 55 mins | | , , ,
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Thursday June 20, 2019, 4:30 PM (Strand)
Friday June 21, 2019 8:00 PM (Strand)
Saturday June 22, 2019, 7:30 PM (Capawock) Monday June 24, 2019, 4:30 PM (Capawock) Wednesday June 26, 2019, 5:00 PM (Strand) BUY TICKETS

Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson star as Agent H and Agent M, who employ high-tech weaponry to battle mischievous aliens on Earth. However, the pair also discover a major threat within their own ranks.

LATE NIGHT

| 2019 | 1 hr 40 mins | | ,

Wednesday June 19, 2019, 7:30 PM
Wednesday June 26, 2019 4:00 PM
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Katherine Newbury (Emma Thompson) is a pioneer and legendary host on the late-night talk-show circuit. When she’s accused of being a “woman who hates women,” she puts affirmative action on the to-do list, and—presto!—Molly (Mindy Kaling) is hired as the one woman in Katherine’s all-male writers’ room. But Molly might be too…

THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM

| 2019 | 1 hr 31 mins. | | , ,
Directed by John Chester

Wednesday June 19, 2019, 4:00 PM
Thursday June 27, 2019 4:00 PM
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THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM chronicles the eight-year quest of John and Molly Chester as they trade city living for 200 acres of barren farmland and a dream to harvest in harmony with nature. Through dogged perseverance and embracing the opportunity provided by nature’s conflicts, the Chester’s unlock and uncover a biodiverse design for…

VAULT

| 2019 | 1 hr 39 mins | | ,
Directed by Tom DeNucci

Tuesday June 18, 2019, 4:30 PM (Capawock)
Sunday June 23, 2019 7:30 PM (Capawock)
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Vault tells a story about a group of small time criminals in 1975 who attempt to pull off the biggest heist in American history; stealing over $30 million from the Mafia in the smallest state in the union, Rhode Island.

THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS 2

| 2019 | 1 hr 26 mins | | , , ,
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Saturday June 22, 2019 4:30 PM (Capawock)
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Max the terrier must cope with some major life changes when his owner gets married and has a baby. When the family takes a trip to the countryside, nervous Max has numerous run-ins with canine-intolerant cows, hostile foxes and a scary turkey. Luckily for Max, he soon catches a break when he…

VAULT w/ Special Guests Director Tom DeNucci, Producer Chad A. Verdi and Editor Zared Shai

| 2019 | 1 hr 39 mins | | ,
Directed by Tom DeNucci

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Vault tells a story about a group of small time criminals in 1975 who attempt to pull off the biggest heist in American history; stealing over $30 million from the Mafia in the smallest state in the union, Rhode Island.

2019 Martha’s Vineyard Environmental Film Festival: THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM with Island Grown Initiative

| 2019 | 1 hr 31 mins. | | , , ,
Directed by John Chester

THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM chronicles the eight-year quest of John and Molly Chester as they trade city living for 200 acres of barren farmland and a dream to harvest in harmony with nature. Through dogged perseverance and embracing the opportunity provided by nature’s conflicts, the Chester’s unlock and uncover a biodiverse design for…

WALKING ON WATER

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For decades Christo and Jeanne-Claude dazzled art lovers with their epic installation projects, such as The Gates in Central Park. Seven years after the death of Jeanne-Claude, the larger-than-life Christo finally realizes a long-planned project, The Floating Piers. Mounted in 2016 on Italy’s Lake Iseo, the mammoth undertaking allows visitors to walk…

INTO THE CANYON

| 2019 | 1 hr 24 mins. | | , ,

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In 2016 filmmaker/photographer Pete McBride and writer Kevin Fedarko set out on a 750-mile journey on foot through the entire length of the Grand Canyon. From the outset, the challenge was far more than they bargained for. More people have stood on the moon than have completed a continuous through hike of…

THE RIVER AND THE WALL

| 2019 | 1 hr 49 mins. | | , , ,

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The River and the Wall follows five friends on an immersive adventure through the unknown wilds of the Texas borderlands as they travel 1200 miles from El Paso to the Gulf of Mexico on horses, mountain bikes, and canoes. Conservation filmmaker Ben Masters realizes the urgency of documenting the last remaining wilderness in…

LONG SHOT

| 2019 | 2 hs 5 mins. | | ,

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A sharp and deceptively layered comedy that’s further fueled by the odd couple chemistry of its leads, this Long Shot largely hits its marks.  Fred Flarsky (Seth Rogen) is a gifted and free-spirited journalist with an affinity for trouble. Charlotte Field (Charlize Theron) is one of the most influential women in the world. Smart, sophisticated,…

ALADDIN

| 2019 | 2 hrs 8 mins | | ,
A Guy Ritchie Film

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A street urchin frees a genie from a lamp, granting all of his wishes and transforming himself into a charming prince in order to marry a beautiful princess. But soon, an evil sorcerer becomes hell-bent on securing the lamp for his own sinister purposes. Disney Pictures remakes its animated classic into a musical fantasy…

ASBURY PARK: RIOT, REDEMPTION, ROCK & ROLL

| 2019 | 130 min | | ,

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“Asbury Park: Riot, Redemption, Rock n Roll” tells the story of the long troubled town of Asbury Park, and how the power of music can unite a divided community. A once storied seaside resort, Asbury Park erupted in flames during a summer of civil unrest, crippling the town for the next 45…

HOTEL MUMBAI

, , | 2019 | 123 minutes | | , ,

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A gripping true story of humanity and heroism, HOTEL MUMBAI vividly recounts the 2008 siege of the famed Taj Hotel by a group of terrorists in Mumbai, India. Among the dedicated hotel staff is the renowned chef Hemant Oberoi (Anupam Kher) and a waiter (Academy Award-Nominee Dev Patel) who choose to risk…

2019 Martha’s Vineyard Environmental Film Festival Youth Event: INVENTING TOMORROW with commentary from MA state Science Fair winner Noah Glasgow

| 2018 | 1 hr 45 mins. | | , , , ,

Q&A will follow with our state’s science fair winner, Noah Glasgow, who attended the International Science & Engineering Fair recently. Meet passionate teenage innovators from around the globe who are creating cutting-edge solutions to confront the world’s environmental threats–found right in their own backyards–while navigating the doubts and insecurities that mark adolescence. Take…

2019 Martha’s Vineyard Environmental Film Festival: SEA OF SHADOWS

| 2018 | 1 hr 46 mins | | , ,

Special guest — Michael Moore, Director of the WHOI Marine Mammal Center Sea of Shadows is a feature documentary thriller that follows undercover investigators, environmentalists, journalists, and the Mexican Navy on their desperate last-minute effort to rescue the Earth’s smallest whale-the Vaquita-from extinction. A looming disaster in one of the most spectacular environments…

2019 Martha’s Vineyard Environmental Film Festival: ARTIFISHAL with after thoughts by the Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust 

| 2019 | | , ,

Commentary by members of the Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust  The road to extinction is paved with good intentions. ARTIFISHAL is a film about people, rivers, and the fight for the future of wild fish and the environment that supports them. It explores wild salmon’s slide toward extinction, threats posed by fish hatcheries…

2019 Martha’s Vineyard Environmental Film Festival: INSPIRING SHORT FILMS

, | 2019 | 64 mins. | | , , ,

A program of inspiring short films with environmental/nature/outdoor themes. BURNED followed by a Q & A with directors Alan Dater and Lisa Mertin USA/Duration: 30 mins Directed by Alan Dater and Lisa Mertin BURNED tells the little-known story of the accelerating destruction of our forests for fuel and probes the policy loopholes, huge subsidies,…

2019 Martha’s Vineyard Environmental Film Festival: INTO THE CANYON

| 2019 | 1 hr 24 mins. | | , , ,

In 2016 filmmaker/photographer Pete McBride and writer Kevin Fedarko set out on a 750-mile journey on foot through the entire length of the Grand Canyon. From the outset, the challenge was far more than they bargained for. More people have stood on the moon than have completed a continuous through hike of…

2019 Martha’s Vineyard Environmental Film Festival: THE RIVER AND THE WALL

| 2019 | 1 hr 49 mins. | | , , , ,

6:30 pm OPENING RECEPTION in the film center lobby with live Jazz music by David Hannon. The River and the Wall follows five friends on an immersive adventure through the unknown wilds of the Texas borderlands as they travel 1200 miles from El Paso to the Gulf of Mexico on horses, mountain bikes,…

WATER LILIES OF MONET: THE MAGIC OF WATER AND LIGHT

| 2018 | 80 mins. | | , ,

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Voyage through the masterpieces and obsessions of the genius and founder of Impressionism, Claude Monet. An art-world disruptor at the turn of the 20th century whose obsession with capturing light and water broke all convention, Monet revolutionized Modern Art with his timeless masterpieces. An in-depth, exclusive tour led by Monet scholars of…

ASK DR. RUTH

| 2019 | 1 hr 40 mins | |

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Ask Dr. Ruth chronicles the incredible life of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, a Holocaust survivor who became America’s most famous sex therapist. With her diminutive frame, thick German accent, and uninhibited approach to sex therapy and education, Dr. Ruth transformed the conversation around sexuality. As she approaches her 90th birthday and shows no…

IYENGAR: THE MAN, YOGA, AND THE STUDENT’S JOURNEY

, | 2019 | 1 hr 47 mins. | |

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Hailed as “the Michelangelo of yoga” and considered to be one of the most important masters in the world, B.K.S. Iyengar is credited with bringing the ancient art of yoga to the modern masses. Born in Southern India 100 years ago, the legendary guru is the founder of Iyengar Yoga, a form…

MET OPERA LIVE: DIALOGUES DES CARMÉLITES – Final Met Opera of the season!

| 1953 | 3 hrs. 29 min. | |

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Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads an accomplished ensemble in Poulenc’s devastating modern masterpiece of faith and martyrdom. Isabel Leonard is the young Blanche de La Force, opposite Met legend Karita Mattila as the First Prioress. World Premiere: Teatro alla Scala, Milan, 1957. One of the most successful operas of the later decades…

WILD NIGHTS WITH EMILY – Last Showing!

| 2018 | 1 hr 24 mins | | , ,

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The poet Emily Dickinson’s persona, popularized since her death, has been that of a reclusive spinster – a delicate wallflower, too sensitive for this world. In this humorous drama, Molly Shannon captures the vivacious, irreverent side of Emily Dickinson that was covered up for years – most notably Emily’s lifelong romantic relationship…

SOLD OUT — THE PUBLIC (in collaboration with MV Library Association)

| 2018 | 2 hrs | |
Written and Directed by Emilio Estevez

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SOLD OUT — THIS FREE SCREENING IS SOLD OUT.  This special FREE EVENT is made possible by the generous support of the Martha’s Vineyard Library Association, the Friends of all the Island Libraries, and the  Martha’s Vineyard Film Society. Admission is free, so please consider bringing a nonperishable donation for the Island Food…

THE HAPPY PRINCE

, | 2018 | 1 hr 45 mins | | , ,

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In a cheap Parisian hotel room Oscar Wilde lies on his death bed and the past floods back, transporting him to other times and places. Was he once the most famous man in London? The artist crucified by a society that once worshipped him? The lover imprisoned and freed, yet still running…

2019 SPECTRUM FILM FESTIVAL: DOCUMENTARY DOUBLE-FEATURE: DYKES, CAMERA, ACTION! & PARIS WAS A WOMAN

| 2018/1996 | 2 hrs 15 mins | | , ,

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DYKES, CAMERA, ACTION! didn’t always get to see themselves on screen. But between Stonewall, the feminist movement, and the experimental cinema of the 1970s, they built visibility, and transformed the social imagination about queerness. Filmmakers Barbara Hammer, Su Friedrich, Rose Troche, Cheryl Dunye, Yoruba Richen, Desiree Akhavan, Vicky Du, film critic B….

2019 SPECTRUM FILM FESTIVAL: (Closing Night Event) STUDIO 54

| 2018 | 1 hr 38 mins. | | , ,

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Sponsored by The Tisbury Printer Studio 54 was the epicenter of ’70s hedonism—a monumental magnet for beautiful stars, casual sex, and mounds of cocaine, a den of excess that defined its own rules and enshrined the ostracized, queer, and fabulous. Matt Tyrnauer (Valentino: The Last Emperor) chronicles the rise and fall of…

2019 SPECTRUM FILM FESTIVAL: LIFE IN THE DOGHOUSE (FREE EVENT)

| 2018 | 1 hr 24 mins | | ,

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LIFE IN THE DOG HOUSE tells the inspiring life stories of Danny Robertshaw and Ron Danta and the remarkable work they do at Danny & Ron’s Rescue. Ten years and 10,000 dogs later, their unique approach to life and dog rescue will capture hearts and inspire millions to make the right choices…

2019 SPECTRUM FILM FESTIVAL: THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER (FREE EVENT)

| 2012 | 1 hr 45 mins | | , ,

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Socially awkward teen Charlie (Logan Lerman) is a wallflower, always watching life from the sidelines, until two charismatic students become his mentors. Free-spirited Sam (Emma Watson) and her stepbrother Patrick (Ezra Miller) help Charlie discover the joys of friendship, first love, music and more, while a teacher sparks Charlie’s dreams of becoming…

2019 SPECTRUM FILM FESTIVAL: MAN MADE

| 2018 | 1 hr 33 mins | | , ,

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MAN MADE takes us into the heart of transgender male (FTM) culture, revealing unexpected truths about gender, masculinity, humanity and love. Four trans men (who like the film’s director were born and raised female), take a variety of life paths toward stepping on stage at Trans FitCon, the only all-transgender bodybuilding competition…

2019 SPECTRUM FILM FESTIVAL: EVERY ACT OF LIFE

| 2018 | 1 hr 32 mins | | , ,

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The groundbreaking life and work of 4-time Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally – a personal journey through five decades of the American theatre, the struggle for LGBT rights, triumph over addiction, and finding love and inspiration at every age. McNally’s works include cultural and gender-bending hits such as “Ragtime,” “Kiss of the Spider Woman,”…

2019 SPECTRUM FILM FESTIVAL: PACKED IN A TRUNK

| 2015 | 1 hr 17 mins | | , ,

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PACKED IN A TRUNK is the story of artist Edith Lake Wilkinson, committed to an asylum in 1924 and never heard from again. All her worldly possessions were packed into trunks and shipped to a relative in West Virginia where they sat in an attic for 40 years. Edith’s great-niece, Emmy Award…

2019 SPECTRUM FILM FESTIVAL: THE HAPPY PRINCE

| 2018 | 1 hr 45 mins | | , , ,

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In a cheap Parisian hotel room Oscar Wilde lies on his death bed and the past floods back, transporting him to other times and places. Was he once the most famous man in London? The artist crucified by a society that once worshipped him? The lover imprisoned and freed, yet still running…

2019 SPECTRUM FILM FESTIVAL: WILD NIGHTS WITH EMILY

| 2018 | 1 hr 24 mins | | , , ,

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Presented by event sponsor CB Stark Jewelers The poet Emily Dickinson’s persona, popularized since her death, has been that of a reclusive spinster – a delicate wallflower, too sensitive for this world. In this humorous drama, Molly Shannon captures the vivacious, irreverent side of Emily Dickinson that was covered up for years…

“Film Noir Restored” with Paul Karasik: MOONRISE

| 1948 | 1 hr 30 mins. | | , , ,

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Special Introduction by Paul Karasik on these restored Film Noir classics. Join us in the lobby beforehand for a glass of Pinot Noir and Dark Chocolate. A small-town fable about violence and redemption, Moonrise is the final triumph of Frank Borzage, one of Hollywood’s most neglected masters. Stigmatized from infancy by the…

DIANE – Last Showing

| 2019 | 1 hr 35 mins. | |

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For Diane (Mary Kay Place), everyone else comes first. Generous but with little patience for self-pity, she spends her days checking in on sick friends, volunteering at her local soup kitchen, and trying valiantly to save her troubled, drug-addicted adult son (Jake Lacy) from himself. But beneath her relentless routine of self-sacrifice,…

KLIMT & SCHIELE: EROS AND PSYCHE

| 2018 | 90 mins. | | , ,

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Eros and Psyche, recounts the start of the Vienna Secession, a magical art movement formed in the late 1890s for art, literature, and music, in which new ideas are circulated, Freud discover the drives of the psyche, and women begin to claim their independence. It was a movement that marked a new era…