Coming Attractions

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DANNY COLLINS

| 2015 | 106 minutes | | ,
Directed by Jill Nicholls and Dan Fogelman

Sunday April 19, 2015, 7:30PM

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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…

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MAN FROM RENO

2015 | 111 minutes | | ,
Directed by Dave Boyle

Sunday April 19, 2015, 4:00PM

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In a small town south of San Francisco, Sheriff Paul Del Moral (Pepe Serna) is driving home through the fog when he accidentally strikes a pedestrian, a lone Japanese man.  However, before an investigation can take place the man disappears from the hospital without a trace. At the same time, Japanese mystery author Aki…

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Monday April 20, 2015
Tuesday April 21, 2015

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SUSTAINABLE VINEYARD– Short Films from Liz Witham and Ken Wentworth

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Wednesday April 22, 2015, 7:30PM

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…

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NY Film Critics Premiere: THE WATER DIVINER, featuring a simulcast Q&A with Russell Crowe afterwards

2014 | 111 minutes | |
Directed by: Russell Crowe

Thursday April 23, 2015, 7:30PM
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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…

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WILD TALES

| 2015 | 115 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Damián Szifron

Friday April 24, 2015, 7:30PM
Saturday April 25, 2015 4:00PM
Sunday April 26, 2015, 7:30PM
Thursday April 30, 2015, 7:30PM

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Spanish with English Subtitles Inequality, injustice and the demands of the world we live in cause stress and depression for many people. Some of them, however, explode. This is a movie about those people. Vulnerable in the face of a reality that shifts and suddenly turns unpredictable, the characters of WILD TALES…

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WHILE WE’RE YOUNG

2015 | 94 minutes | | ,
Directed by Noah Boaumbach

Friday April 24, 2015, 4:00PM
Saturday April 25, 2015 7:30PM
Sunday April 26, 2015, 4:00PM

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Noah Boaumbach’s comedy WHILE WE’RE YOUNG stars Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as Josh and Cornelia, a childless New York married couple in their mid-forties. As their other friends all start having children, the couple gravitates toward a young hipster couple named Jamie (Adam Driver) and Darby (Amanda Seyfried). He’s an aspiring…

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Classic Film Night: XALA

| 1975 | 123 minutes | |
Directed by Ousmane Sembène

Wednesday April 29, 2015, 7:30PM

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Impotence (XALA) is a Sengalese social comedy, filmed in the Wolof language. A rich, corrupt business executive marries for the third time for the express purpose of getting his name in the papers. After a disappointing wedding night, the businessman discovers that he’s impotent. As he goes through a series of “cures”…

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Classic Film Night: ERASERHEAD

1977 | 89 minutes | | ,
Directed by David Lynch

Wednesday May 06, 2015, 7:30pm

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Henry (John Nance) resides alone in a bleak apartment surrounded by industrial gloom. When he discovers that an earlier fling with Mary X (Charlotte Stewart) left her pregnant, he marries the expectant mother and has her move in with him. Things take a decidedly strange turn when the couple’s baby turns out…

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OPERA in cinema: RIGOLETTO

| 2014 | 129 minutes | |
Stefano Vizioli

Sunday May 10, 2015, 12pm
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Presentation Considered one of Giuseppe Verdi’s greatest accomplishments, Rigoletto continues to enthrall audiences worldwide with its tragic plot and famous arias. One of the most popular arias of all time, “La donna e’ mobile,” is so catchy that prior to Rigoletto’s premiere in Venice of 1851, Verdi swore the tenor to secrecy,…

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NY Film Critics Premiere: EVERY SECRET THING, featuring a simulcast Q&A afterwards

| 2015 | 93 minutes | | ,
Directed by Amy Berg

Tuesday May 12, 2015, 7:30PM

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EVERY SECRET THING is a psychological crime thriller produced byAcademy Award-winning actress Frances McDormand (FARGO). Directed by Amy J. Berg (DELIVER US FROM EVIL, WEST OF MEMPHIS) and written by Nicole Holofcener (FRIENDS WITH MONEY, ENOUGH SAID), it is based on a 2004 novel of the same name by New York Times best-selling…

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Nature as Inspiration: OCEANS

| 2010 | 103 minutes | | , ,

Thursday May 21, 2015, 8:00 PM
Sunday May 24, 2015 4:00 PM
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SPECIAL GUEST: Producer/Director Jacques Perrin WINGED MIGRATION co-directors Jacques Cluzaud and Jacques Perrin re-team for this documentary produced for Walt Disney Studios’ Disneynature banner and 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…

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Nature as Inspiration: WINGED MIGRATION

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

Friday May 22, 2015, 7:30PM
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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…

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Nature as Inspiration: MICROCOSMOS

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

Saturday May 23, 2015, 4:00PM
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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…

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Nature as Inspiration: SEASONS

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Directed by Jacques Perrin & Jacques Cluzaud

Saturday May 23, 2015, 8:00 PM
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SPECIAL GUEST: Producer/Director Jacques Perrin will present selective clips from his new un-released film SEASONS — North American Premiere A poetic chronicle of Europe over the past 15,000 years, filmed through the eyes of animals. A natural symphony on the mysteries of the forests, plains and mountains. When the last Ice Age…

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Nature as Inspiration: HIMALAYA: L’ENFANCE D’UN CHEF

| 1999 | 109 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Eric Valli

Sunday May 24, 2015, 7:30PM
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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…