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THE BIG SICK

| 2017 | 119 mins. | | ,
Directed by Michael Showalter
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Tuesday July 25, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center)
Wednesday July 26, 2017, 6:00pm (Strand), 8:45pm (Strand)
Thursday July 27, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center)

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Based on the real-life courtship between Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, THE BIG SICK tells the story of Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail (Nanjiani), who connects with grad student Emily (Kazan) after one of his standup sets. However, what they thought would be just a one-night stand blossoms into the real thing,…

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SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING

| 2017 | 133 mins. | | , ,
Directed by Jon Watts
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Tuesday July 25, 2017, 5:30 pm (Capawock)
Wednesday July 26, 2017, 3:00 pm (Capawock)
Thursday July 27, 2017, 5:30 pm (Capawock)

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Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, Peter returns home, where he lives with his Aunt May (Marisa Tomei), under the watchful eye of his new mentor Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.). Peter tries to fall back into his normal daily routine–distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just your friendly…

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WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES

| 2017 | 140 mins | | , ,
Directed by Matt Reeves
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Tuesday July 25, 2017 7:30 pm (Strand)
Wednesday July 26, 2017, 6:00 pm (Capawock)
Thursday July 27, 2017, 7:30 pm (Strand)
Saturday July 29, 2017, 5:30pm (Capawock)
Sunday July 30, 2017, 8:30pm (Strand)
Thursday August 03, 2017, 5:30pm (Strand)

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In WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES, the third chapter of the critically acclaimed blockbuster franchise, Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his…

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WONDER WOMAN

| 2017 | 141 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Patty Jenkins
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Tuesday July 25, 2017, 8:30pm (Capawock)
Wednesday July 26, 2017 8:45pm (Capawock)
Friday July 28, 2017, 5:30pm (Strand)
Saturday July 29, 2017, 5:30pm (Strand)
Tuesday August 01, 2017, 8:15pm (Capawock)
Wednesday August 02, 2017, 5:45pm (Capawock)

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Before she was Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, Diana meets an American pilot (Chris Pine) who tells her about the massive conflict that’s raging in the outside world. Convinced that she can stop the…

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DESPICABLE ME 3

| 2017 | 90 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Kyle Balda and Pierre Coffin
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Tuesday July 25, 2017, 5:30pm (Strand)
Thursday July 27, 2017 3:30pm (Capawock)
Saturday July 29, 2017, 3:30pm (Strand)
Monday July 31, 2017, 3:30pm (Strand)
Thursday August 03, 2017, 3:30pm (Strand)

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Gru (Steve Carell) faces off against Balthazar Bratt (Trey Parker), a former child star who has grown up to become obsessed with the character that he played in the ’80s, and gets into some sibling rivalry when he meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team…

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HISTORIC MOVIES OF MARTHA’S VINEYARD

| 2017 | 90 minutes | |

Wednesday July 26, 2017, 7:30pm
Wednesday August 16, 2017 7:30pm
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Discussion throughout the short film segments with Tom Dunlop & John Wilson. We are excited to collaborate with the Vineyard Gazette to offer this historic program to you.  The Historic Movies of Martha’s Vineyard project, a pioneering and award-winning effort of the Vineyard Gazette, presents films shot on the Vineyard dating back almost one…

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THE BEGUILED

| 2017 | 94 minutes | | ,
Directed by Sofia Coppola

Thursday July 27, 2017, 8:30pm (Capawock)

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THE BEGUILED is an atmospheric thriller from acclaimed writer/director Sofia Coppola. The story unfolds during the Civil War, at a Southern girls’ boarding school. Its sheltered young women take in an injured enemy soldier. As they provide refuge and tend to his wounds, the house is taken over with sexual tension and dangerous…

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BEATRIZ AT DINNER

, | 2017 | 83 minutes | | ,
Directed by Miguel Arteta
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Thursday July 27, 2017, 5:30pm (Strand Theater)
Friday July 28, 2017 7:30pm (Film Center)
Sunday July 30, 2017, 5:30pm (Capawock)
Monday July 31, 2017, 6:00pm (Strand)

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Beatriz (Salma Hayek), an immigrant from a poor town in Mexico, has drawn on her innate kindness to build a career as a health practitioner in Los Angeles. Doug Strutt (John Lithgow) is a cutthroat, self-satisfied billionaire. When these two opposites meet at a dinner party, their worlds collide and neither will…

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JAWS

| 1975 | 130 Minutes | | , ,
Directed by Steven Spielberg

Friday July 28, 2017, 3:00pm (Capawock Theater)
Friday August 04, 2017 3:00pm (Capawock Theater)
Friday August 11, 2017, 3:00pm (Capawock Theater)
Friday August 18, 2017, 3:00pm (Capawock Theater)

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Fridays, all summer long! 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 itself under attack by a dangerous great white shark, the town’s chief of police (Roy…

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ATOMIC BLONDE

| 2017 | 115 mins | | , ,
Directed by David Leitch
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Friday July 28, 2017, 8:00pm (Capawock)
Saturday July 29, 2017 8:30pm (Capawock)
Sunday July 30, 2017, 5:45 (Strand)
Monday July 31, 2017, 8:15pm (Capawock)
Tuesday August 01, 2017, 5:30pm (Strand)
Wednesday August 02, 2017, 8:45pm (Capawock)
Thursday August 03, 2017, 8:30pm (Strand)

A high-stakes, global action-thriller that takes place in the city of Berlin, on the eve of the Wall’s collapse and the shifting of superpower alliances. Charlize Theron (“Mad Max: Fury Road”) portrays Lorraine Broughton, a top-level spy for MI6, who is dispatched to Berlin to take down a ruthless espionage ring that…

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SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS

| 2017 | 97 mins | | , , ,
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Friday July 28, 2017, 5:45pm (The Capawock)
Saturday July 29, 2017 3:15pm (The Capawock)
Sunday July 30, 2017, 3:30pm (The Strand)
Wednesday August 02, 2017, 3:30pm (The Capawock)

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Four children dream of escaping the tedium of a summer holiday with their mother. When finally given permission to camp on their own on an island in the middle of a vast lake, they are overjoyed. But when they get there they discover they may not be alone… The battle for ownership…

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THE HERO

| 2017 | 93 minutes | | ,
Directed by Brett Haley

Sunday July 30, 2017, 7:30pm (Film Center)

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Lee Hayden (Sam Elliott) is an aging Western icon with a golden voice, but his best performances are decades behind him. He spends his days reliving old glories and smoking too much weed with his former-co-star-turned-dealer, Jeremy (Nick Offerman), until a surprise cancer diagnosis brings his priorities into sharp focus. He soon…

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AUTOMATIC AT SEA

, | 2016 | 88 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Matthew Lessner

Sunday July 30, 2017, 6:00PM
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Following the screening Producer/Actor David Henry Gerson and various crew members will answer questions.  On a whim, Eve (a young Swedish traveler) accepts an invitation from Peter (a wealthy heir) to vacation on his family’s private island off the coast of New England. As a series of unexpected delays prevent other guests from…

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2017 DOC WEEK: I AM JANE DOE

| 2017 | 99 mins. | |
Directed by Mary Mazzio

Monday July 31, 2017, 7:30PM
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The film will be accompanied by a panel discussion featuring director Mary Mazzio, Yiota Souras, and more. I Am Jane Doe chronicles the epic battle that several American mothers are waging on behalf of their middle-school daughters, victims of sex trafficking on Backpage.com, the classified advertising website that for years was part…

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2017 DOC WEEK: ALL ACCESS PASS

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Monday July 31, 2017
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In recognition of the rising importance of documentaries to public dialogue, the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society is proud to announce its third annual Documentary Week from July 31st through August 4th, 2017. To see the entire line-up of films click here. PASS HOLDERS, PLEASE SEND US AN EMAIL with your selected festival movie and event selections…

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2017 DOC WEEK: I AM ANOTHER YOU

, | 2017 | 80 mins. | |
Directed by Nanfu Wang

Tuesday August 01, 2017, 7:30pm
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Director Nanfu Wang will join us after the film for a Q&A discussion. When Chinese filmmaker Nanfu Wang first came to America, Florida seemed like an exotic frontier full of theme parks, prehistoric swamp creatures, and sunburned denizens. As she travels wide-eyed from one city to another, she encounters Dylan, a charismatic…