Coming Attractions


| 2018 | 90 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Brad Silberling

An infamous war criminal and former general (Ben Kingsley) spending his life on the run from international authorities is suddenly moved to a new hideout, where he develops a relationship with the maid that looks after him. But when he discovers that she is actually an agent hired to protect him, he…


2018 | 101 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Wes Anderson


In this stop-motion-animated film from writer/director Wes Anderson, an outbreak of canine flu in Japan leads all dogs to be quarantined on an island. A boy (voice of Koyu Rankin) journeys there to rescue his dog Spots (Liev Schreiber), and gets help from a pack of misfit canines who have also been…


| 2018 | 126 minutes | | , , ,
Directed by Brad Bird
Thursday June 14, 2018, 7:00pm

Everyone’s favorite family of superheroes is back in “Incredibles 2”–but this time Helen (voice of Holly Hunter) is in the spotlight, leaving Bob (voice of Craig T. Nelson) at home with Violet (voice of Sarah Vowell) and Dash (voice of Huck Milner) to navigate the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life. It’s a…

ITZHAK, with Director Alison Chernick for both screenings

| 2018 | 83 minutes | | ,
Directed by Alison Chernick

Friday June 15, 2018, 4:00pm, 7:30pm
Saturday June 16, 2018 7:30pm

Director Alison Chernick will join us for Q&A afterward on June 15 for two showings at 4 and 7:30 PM.  From Schubert to Strauss, Bach to Brahms, Mozart to…Billy Joel, Itzhak Perlman’s violin playing transcends mere performance to evoke the celebrations and struggles of real life; “praying with the violin,” says renowned Tel…


| 2018 | | , ,
Directed by David Leitch

After surviving a near fatal bovine attack, a disfigured cafeteria chef (Wade Wilson) struggles to fulfill his dream of becoming Miami’s hottest bartender, while also learning to cope with his lost sense of taste. Searching to regain his spice for life, as well as a flux capacitor, Wade must battle ninjas, the…

2018 FILMUSIC Festival: THE MAN WHO LAUGHS (1928) with Live Musical Score with the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra

| 1928 | 110 minutes | | ,
Directed by Paul Leni

Thursday June 21, 2018, 7:30pm

The Martha’s Vineyard Film Society is proud to welcome back the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra (BSFO) for their new, original score to Universal Pictures’ The Man Who Laughs (1928).  Universal itself has commissioned Berklee to create the original score recording for their brand-new restoration of the film, the first time a Hollywood studio has ever engaged…

WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR, with Academy Award Winning Director Morgan Neville for both screenings

| 2018 | 130 minutes | | ,
Directed by Morgan Neville

Tuesday June 26, 2018, 7:30pm
Wednesday June 27, 2018 7:30pm


Director Morgan Neville will join us for Q&A afterwards on both June 26 and 27th at the Film Center. From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom), Won’t You Be My Neighbor? takes an intimate look at America’s favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a man whom we all…

A PAINTER WHO FARMS: Allen Whiting – Island Painter and Farmer, a Benefit for the MV Museum and the MV Film Society

2018 | 50 minutes | | ,
Directed by David Fokos and Barbarella Fokos

Wednesday August 01, 2018, 7:30pm


Allen Whiting is a farmer who has been living off the land as his family has for 12 generations. Allen Whiting is also a plein-air painter, whose depictions of island landscapes can be found in the collections of the rich and famous who have been visiting his home gallery since the 70s….

JANE FONDA IN FIVE ACTS with Director Susan Lacy and Producer Jessica Levin

| 2018 | 133 minutes | |
Directed by Susan Lacy

Saturday August 04, 2018, 7:30pm

Director Susan Lacy and Producer Jessica Levin will join us for Q&A afterwards on August 4th at the Film Center. Girl next door, sex kitten, activist, fitness tycoon: Oscar-winner Jane Fonda has lived a life marked by controversy, tragedy and transformation, and she’s done it all in the public eye. Directed and produced by…

2018 YOUTH FILMMAKERS CAMP with MVTV and Polly Hill Arboretum

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Monday August 06, 2018, 1:00 to 5:00pm
Tuesday August 07, 2018 1:00 to 5:00pm
Wednesday August 08, 2018, 1:00 to 5:00pm
Thursday August 09, 2018, 1:00 to 5:00pm
Friday August 10, 2018, 1:00 to 5:00pm


August 6-10, 2018, 1-5pm at Polly Hill Arboretum in West Tisbury 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 Polly Hill’s grounds and…


| 2018 | |
Directed by Clennon King

Tuesday August 14, 2018, 4:00pm


Introduction by filmmaker Clennon L. King Joining King for a post-screening discussion and Q&A will be Dr. Louis W. Sullivan, both season MV residents. Jordan, a close friend and confidant of President Clinton, and former president of the National Urban League, and served briefly as a law clerk on the 1960 case. Boston-based filmmaker Clennon…


| 2017 | 81 minutes | | ,
Directed by Tracey Anarella

Wednesday August 22, 2018, 7:30pm

Award Winning Director Tracey Anarella has teamed up with Livingston to create a compelling documentary about Livingston, his life, his career and his unique and amazing teachings at the Berklee College of Music! The film, “Livingston Taylor – Life Is Good” shows Livingston Taylor as the unique one-off that he is. Equal parts Mark…