Coming Attractions

DISOBEDIENCE

, , | 2018 | 114 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Sebastián Lelio

Wednesday May 23, 2018, 7:30pm
Wednesday May 30, 2018 7:30pm
Thursday May 31, 2018, 4:00pm

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From Sebastián Lelio, the director of the Academy Award-winning A Fantastic Woman, the film follows a woman as she returns to the community that shunned her decades earlier for an attraction to a childhood friend. Once back, their passions reignite as they explore the boundaries of faith and sexuality. Written by Lelio…

FINAL PORTRAIT

90 minutes | 2018 | | , ,
Directed by Stanley Tucci

Wednesday May 23, 2018, 4:00pm
Wednesday May 30, 2018 4:00pm

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FINAL PORTRAIT is the story of the touching and offbeat friendship between American writer and art-lover James Lord and Alberto Giacometti, as seen through Lord’s eyes and revealing unique insight into the beauty, frustration, profundity and sometimes the chaos of the artistic process. Set in 1964, while on a short trip to…

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY

2018 | 135 minutes | | , , , ,
Directed by Ron Howard

Thursday May 24, 2018, 7:00pm
Friday May 25, 2018 5:00pm , 8:00pm
Saturday May 26, 2018, 5:00pm
Sunday May 27, 2018, 5:00pm, 8:00pm
Monday May 28, 2018, 5:00pm
Tuesday May 29, 2018, 7:00pm
Thursday May 31, 2018, 7:00pm

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Board the Millennium Falcon and journey to a galaxy far, far away in Solo: A Star Wars Story, an all-new adventure with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy. Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and…

2018 MV Environmental Film Festival: ENVIRONMENTAL SHORTS

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Thursday May 24, 2018, 4:00pm
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The Martha’s Vineyard Film Society is proud to add, once again, an Environmental Short Film portion to its 4th Annual MV Environmental Film Festival, which is Co-Sponsored by the Vineyard Conservation Society. So far we have the following films: PERMAFROST NOW, Stash Wislocki,  12 minutes Greg Fiske, Senior Geospatial Analyst and the…

2018 MV Environmental Film Festival Opening Night Event: LIVING IN THE FUTURE’S PAST

2018 | 83 minutes | | ,
Directed by Susan Kucera

Thursday May 24, 2018, 7:30pm
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Jeff Bridges, alongside prominent scientists and authors, weaves evolution, emergence, entropy, dark ecology, and what some are calling ‘the end of nature’, into an engrossing story that helps us understand our place among the species of Earth’s household. This powerful, poetic and thought-provoking feature challenges our current way of thinking and provides…

2018 MV Environmental Film Festival: ALL-ACCESS PASS

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Thursday May 24, 2018, 1:00pm
Friday May 25, 2018
Saturday May 26, 2018
Sunday May 27, 2018
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Presented by Martha’s Vineyard Film Society in collaboration with Vineyard Conservation Society Nature As Inspiration 4th Annual Environmental Film Festival Thursday, May 24 – Sunday, May 27, 2018 For four days, we combine environmental films, discussions, and an art exhibit by MVRHS students that will adorn the walls of the Feldman Family…

2018 MV Environmental Film Festival: THE GARDENER in Collaboration with Polly Hill Arboretum

2018 | 87 minutes | |
Directed by Sébastien Chabot

Friday May 25, 2018, 4:00pm
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Join Tim Boland of Polly Hill Arboretum and the MV Film Society in presenting this amazing film about one of the greatest gardens in the world.  The Gardener is a documentary film which reflects on the meaning of gardening and its impacts on our lives. Shortly before his passing at the age…

2018 MV Environmental Film Festival: CHASING THE THUNDER with MV Fishermen’s Prev. Trust and Sail MV

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Friday May 25, 2018, 7:30pm
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Chasing the Thunder is a high-seas documentary about the Sea Shepherd’s epic 110-day, 10,000-mile chase of the “Thunder,” considered the world’s most notorious poaching vessel. Across two seas and three oceans, the marine activists hunted the fugitive fishing ship through massive ice floes, storms-tossed seas, a near collision and violent clashes until…

2018 MV Environmental Film Festival: JUST EAT IT with Island Grown Gleaning

2014 | 75 minutes | | ,
Directed by Grant Baldwin

Saturday May 26, 2018, 1:00pm
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Representatives from Island Grown Gleaning and Island Grown Initiative will join us as co-presenter of JUST EAT IT and inform us of local initiatives and projects. We all love food. As a society, we devour countless cooking shows, culinary magazines, and foodie blogs. So how could we possibly be throwing nearly 50%…

2018 MV Environmental Film Festival: LOVE AND BANANAS

2018 | 77 minutes | | ,
Directed by Ashley Bell

Saturday May 26, 2018, 7:30pm
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Elephant rescues in Thailand are rare, unpredictable and often life-threatening. After waiting 2.5 years, actor/director Ashley Bell and a team of elephant rescuers led by world-renowned Asian elephant conservationist and TIME Magazine’s Hero of Asia, Lek Chailert, embark on a daring mission 480 miles across Thailand to rescue Noi Na, a 70-year…

2018 MV Environmental Film Festival: THE SERENGETI RULES

2018 | 84 minutes | | ,
Directed by Nicolas Brown

Saturday May 26, 2018, 4:00pm
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Nicolas Brown’s visually rich and thought-provoking documentary profiles scientists from around the globe whose parallel experiments with different ecosystems led them to similar, surprising conclusions about the relationships between predator and prey and, by extension, the balance of life on our planet. The conclusion these disparate thinkers and experiments reach speaks to…

LIFE OF THE PARTY

| 2018 | 105 minutes | |
Directed by Ben Falcone

Saturday May 26, 2018, 8:00pm
Monday May 28, 2018 7:00pm
Wednesday May 30, 2018, 7:00pm

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When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime dedicated housewife Deanna (McCarthy) turns regret into re-set by going back to college…landing in the same class and school as her daughter, who’s not entirely sold on the idea. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the increasingly outspoken Deanna-now Dee Rock-embraces freedom, fun and frat…

2018 MV Environmental Film Festival: THE TRUE COST Sponsored by Lauren Morgan Co.

2015 | 92 minutes | |
Directed by Andrew Morgan

Sunday May 27, 2018, 4:00pm
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This is a story about clothing. It’s about the clothes we wear, the people who make them, and the impact the industry is having on our world. The price of clothing has been decreasing for decades, while the human and environmental costs have grown dramatically. The True Cost is a groundbreaking documentary…

2018 MV Environmental Film Festival: THE FARTHEST with Executive Producer John Rubin

| 2017 | 121 minutes | | ,
Directed by Emer Reynolds

Sunday May 27, 2018, 7:30pm
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It’s one of humankind’s greatest achievements. More than 12 billion miles away a tiny spaceship is leaving our Solar System and entering the void of deep space – the first human-made object ever to do so. Launched in August 1977, Voyager has defied all the odds, survived countless near misses and almost…

2018 MV Environmental Film Festival Youth Event: ALDABRA: ONCE UPON AN ISLAND

2015 | 73 minutes | | ,
Directed by Steve Lichtag

Sunday May 27, 2018, 1:00pm
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This film and event are free for all youth aged 14 years or younger. This is the story of one of the most incredible places on our planet, Aldabra as told by the amazing creatures that inhabit it. Imagine a pristine island, untouched by man-kind, that rises from the depths of the…

RBG: RUTH BADER GINSBURG with special guest Nina Totenberg (via SKYPE)

| 2018 | 96 minutes | |
Directed by Julie Cohen, Betsy West

Thursday May 31, 2018, 6:45pm
Friday June 01, 2018 7:30pm

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Our Opening Night screening of RBG on May 31 is in collaboration with island law firm Reynolds, Rappaport, Kaplan & Hackney, LLC, who will host a wine and cheese reception at 6:45 pm in our lobby. Special guest Nina Totenberg (via SKYPE) will comment on the movie and RBG’s legal career. As the…