Film Archives

WARREN MILLER’S FACE OF WINTER

| 2018 | 120 minutes (included intermission raffle drawings) | | ,

If winter puts a smile on your face, it’s something you had in common with the late, great Warren Miller. The warm, witty, mildly eccentric godfather of the ski-and-ride film was the man who got us started on this long, crazy ride. This fall, don’t miss Volkswagen presents Warren Miller’s Face of…

LEAVE NO TRACE

| 2018 | 119 mins | |
Directed by Debra Granik

Will (Ben Foster) and his teenage daughter, Tom (Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie), have lived off the grid for years in the forests of Portland, Oregon. When their idyllic life is shattered, both are put into social services. After clashing with their new surroundings, Will and Tom set off on a harrowing journey back…

LOVE, GILDA

| 2018 | 88 minutes | |
Directed by Lisa D'Apolito

In her own words, comedienne Gilda Radner looks back and reflects on her life and career. Weaving together her recently discovered audiotapes, interviews with her friends (Chevy Chase, Lorne Michaels, Laraine Newman, Paul Shaffer and Martin Short), rare home movies and diaries read by modern-day comedians inspired by Gilda (Bill Hader, Melissa…

TEA WITH THE DAMES

| 2018 | 83 Mins. | | ,
Directed by Roger Michell

From time to time four old friends, all extraordinary actresses, meet up in the English countryside to gossip, to remember and to laugh. For once they let the cameras in… TEA WITH THE DAMES is a unique celebration of the lives and careers of four of our most iconic actresses; Dame Eileen…

FAHRENHEIT 11/9

| 2018 | 125 mins | |
Directed by Michael Moore

Michael Moore’s “FAHRENHEIT 11/9” is a provocative and comedic look at the times in which we live. It will explore the two most important questions of the Trump Era: How the f**k did we get here, and how the f**k do we get out?

THE OLD MAN AND THE GUN

| 2018 | 93 mins | | , , , , ,
Directed by David Lowery

THE OLD MAN & THE GUN is based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public.  Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt (Casey…

BEING THERE in collaboration with Compassionate Care ALS and MV Hospice

| 2016 | 95 mins | |
Directed by Thomas Lüchinger

A Panel will be conducted after the film with: Moderator, Thomas Hallahan Sc. D., Executive Director of Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard Director: Thomas Lüchinger Caregivers Featured in Film: Ron Hoffman, Founder and Executive Director of Compassionate Care ALS, Alcio Braz, and Sonam Dolma* The film BEING THERE – DA SEIN portraits four people from…

2018 MANHATTAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL hosted by MV Film Society

| 2018 | 130 mins | | ,

Film Lovers of Martha’s Vineyard can unite with an audience of over 100,000 film buffs in over 300 cinemas across 6 Continents during this week when the MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival screens at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. MANHATTAN SHORT announced the Final 9 for its 21st Annual Short Film Festival, a…

THE PREDATOR

| 2018 | 108 mins | | , ,
Directed by Shane Black

From the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of suburbia, the hunt comes home. The universe’s most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever before, having genetically upgraded themselves with DNA from other species. When a boy accidentally triggers their return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of…

A SIMPLE FAVOR

| 2018 | 116 mins. | | , ,
Directed by Paul Feig

A stylish post-modern film noir directed by Paul Feig, centers around Stephanie (Anna Kendrick), a mommy blogger who seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend Emily’s (Blake Lively) sudden disappearance from their small town. Stephanie is joined by Emily’s husband Sean (Henry Golding) in this thriller filled with twists and…

COLETTE

| 2018 | 111 mins | |
Directed by Wash Westmoreland

After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as “Willy” (Dominic West), Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (Keira Knightley) is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon after, Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. She pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen…

A STAR IS BORN

2018 | |
Directed by Bradley Cooper

In this new take on the tragic love story, Bradley Cooper plays seasoned musician Jackson Maine, who discovers–and falls in love with–struggling artist Ally (Gaga). She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer… until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally’s…

PEPPERMINT

2018 | 102 minutes | | , ,
Pierre Morel

Peppermint is an action thriller which tells the story of young mother Riley North (Jennifer Garner) who awakens from a coma after her husband and daughter are killed in a brutal attack on the family. When the system frustratingly shields the murderers from justice, Riley sets out to transform herself from citizen…

THE WIFE

| 2018 | 100 minutes | |
Directed by Björn Runge

After nearly forty years of marriage, JOAN and JOE CASTLEMAN (Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce) are complements. Where Joe is casual, Joan is elegant. Where Joe is vain, Joan is self-effacing. And where Joe enjoys his very public role as Great American Novelist, Joan pours her considerable intellect, grace, charm, and diplomacy…

MVIFF 2017: International Short Films Juried Competition

| 2017 | |

From over 300+ entries our festival selection committee has chosen 9 finalists. We will screen each short film and our jury will select the “Best Overall” film at the conclusion of the program. The winning film will be shown again prior to the Closing Night film. 2018 MVIFF SHORT FILM SELECTIONS 1)…

MVIFF 2018: WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY (HVA VIL FOLK SI)

, | 2018 | 106 mins | |
Directed by Iram Haq

Sixteen-year-old Nisha lives a double life. When out with her friends, she’s a regular Norwegian teenager. At home with her family, she is the perfect Pakistani daughter. When her father catches her alone with her boyfriend, Nisha’s two worlds brutally collide. To set an example and escape the judgment of their peers,…

MVIFF 2018: THE CHARMER (Please note we have moved show time to 9:15pm)

, | 2017 | 100 minutes | | ,
directed by Milad Alami

An intense drama about a young Iranian desperate to meet a woman who can provide a “paper marriage” so he can stay in Denmark. Then he falls in love—just as his past catches up with him.   Winner of top prizes at international film festivals in Taipei, Palm Springs, Warsaw, Tbilisi, and…

MVIFF 2018: PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF DESIRE

| 2018 | 95 minutes | |
directed by Hao Wu

An entire generation has come of age on social media and virtual relationships are replacing real-life human connections. And China has taken it to an extreme. Here, live streaming has become the most popular online entertainment for hundreds of millions. Young performers earn as much as US$150,000 a month singing, dancing or…

MVIFF 2018: ANIMATION SHORTS SHOWCASE with Bill Plympton and other filmmakers

| 2018 | 70 mins. | |
Curated by BILL PLYMPTON

A collection of some of the world’s best new short animated films from acclaimed animators curated by Bill Plympton. The MV International Film Festival will present a display of animated shorts with a showcase curated by Bill Plympton, Academy Award-nominated animator recently garnered national attention with his short films “Trump Bites” ran…

MVIFF 2018: MAKALA

| 2018 | 96 mins. | |
Directed by Emmanuel Gras

In Congo, a young peasant dreams of a better future for his loved ones. His only wealth lies in the strength of his arms, the bushland around him and his strong will. Set out on dangerous and exhausting roads in order to trade the fruit of his work, he discovers the value…

MVIFF 2018: CLOSING NIGHT FILM: ORECCHIE + Closing Party at La Soffitta

| 2018 | 90 minutes | |
directed by Alessandro Aronadio

ORECCHIE (EARS) will be preceded by a showing of the “Best Overall” Short Film from Saturday’s Juried Competition.  After the film, patrons are encouraged to join us for our Closing Night Party at La Soffitta Restaurant on Main Street.  This dark comedy begins when a man wakes up with a low ringing…

SOLD OUT — ACROSS THE UNIVERSE Q&A with Director Julie Taymor and Composer Elliott Goldenthal

| 2007 | 133 mins | | , ,
Directed by Julie Taymor

“‘Across the Universe’ was created around the extraordinary, time-defying music of The Beatles,” said Taymor. “Thirty-three songs of Lennon, McCartney, and Harrison not only drive the story but provide the voices of the characters and content of the times.” Propelled by such unforgettable songs as “Hey Jude” and “All You Need Is Love,” all performed by…

MVIFF 2018: International Short Films Juried Competition

| 2018 | 137 mins | |

From over 300+ entries our festival selection committee has chosen 11 finalists. We will screen each short film and our jury will select the “Best Overall” film at the conclusion of the program. The winning film will be shown again prior to the Closing Night film. 2018 MVIFF SHORT FILM FINALISTS 1)…

MVIFF 2018: OPENING NIGHT FILM + PARTY: FELIZ ANO TIJUANA (HAPPY NEW YEAR TIJUANA)

| 2018 | 75 mins. | | , ,

On Opening Night of the Festival, enjoy meeting fellow festival attendees and special guests inside a tented reception, from 5:30-7:30 PM, on the beautiful water-front lawn adjacent to Ferryboat Pond, just off Beach Road at the Tisbury Marketplace.   We’ll be serving wines, beer ( Festival sponsor OUR MARKET) and Mexican inspired appetizers…

MVIFF 2018: SMUGGLING HENDRIX

| 2018 | 93 mins.,
Directed by Marios Piperides

Yiannis, a fading musician, is planning to leave crisis-ridden Cyprus for a better life abroad. His plans are put on hold when his dog Jimi runs away and crosses the UN buffer zone that divides the “Greek” from the “Turkish” side of the island. Since animal exchange between the two “sides” is…

MVIFF 2018: LOVELING (BENZINHO)

| 2018 | 95 minutes | | ,
Gustavo Pizzi

Irene, 38 years old, is married to Klaus, 45. They live in Petrópolis, a small city in the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, and have four children. Fernando (16); Rodrigo (10), and the twins (5). The couple has been struggling for years to finish building their new house. Irene works as an…

MVIFF 2018: CLAIRE’S CAMERA (LA CAMÉRA DE CLAIRE)

| 2018 | 69 minutes | | ,
Hong Sang-soo

In Claire’s Camera, a philandering film director is again a major plot point and Kim Minhee, again the star. But this time the mood is light and airy as a summer breeze, thanks in large part to a lively performance from Isabelle Huppert (The Piano Teacher, Elle). Huppert plays Claire, a school…

MVIFF 2018: THE DAY AFTER (GEU-HU)

| 2018 | 92 minutes | | , ,
Hong Sang-soo

South Korean Master Hong Sangsoo’s 21st feature as director, The Day After, is a mordantly comic tale of infidelity and mistaken identity. Book publisher Bongwan’s (Kwon Haehyo) marriage is on the rocks after his wife (Cho Yunhee) discovers the affair he’s been having with his assistant (Kim Saebyuk). Now that relationship is…

MVIFF 2018: THE LAST SUIT (EL ÚLTIMO TRAJE)

| 2018 | 92 minutes | | ,
Pablo Solarz

At 88, Abraham Bursztein is seeing his place in the world rapidly disappear. His kids have sold his Buenos Aires residence, set him up to move to a retirement home, and disagree on how to handle his fading health. But Abraham survived the Holocaust, made a successful life in a foreign land,…

CRAZY RICH ASIANS — Last Showing!

2018 | 120 minutes | |
Jon M. Chu

With a terrific cast and a surfeit of visual razzle dazzle, Crazy Rich Asians takes a satisfying step forward for screen adaptation (based on best selling novel) while deftly drawing inspiration from the classic — and still effective — rom-com formula.   “Crazy Rich Asians” follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu (Wu) as she accompanies her longtime…