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2017 MV Environmental Film Festival: THE BULLISH FARMER

| 2017 | 79 min | | ,
KEN MARSOLAIS & NANCY VICK

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Join us before the movie for our OPENING NIGHT reception with John Ubaldo, and co-directors Ken Marsolais and Nancy Vick.  All three will participate in an after movie panel discussion with local Vineyard farmers (Eric Glasgow of Grey Barn and Jefferson Monroe of GOOD Farm).  6:30PM — Opening reception in the Film Center Lobby with…

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PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES

| 2017 | 129 Minutes | | , ,
Directed by Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg

Friday May 26, 2017 6:00pm (Capawock) , 8:30pm (Capawock)
Sunday May 28, 2017, 4:00pm, 6:30pm
Tuesday May 30, 2017, 7:00pm

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Johnny Depp returns to the big screen as the iconic, swashbuckling anti-hero Jack Sparrow in the all-new “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.” The rip-roaring adventure finds down-on-his-luck Captain Jack feeling the winds of ill-fortune blowing strongly his way when deadly ghost sailors, led by the terrifying Captain Salazar…

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2017 MV Environmental Film Festival: BEFORE THE FLOOD

| 2016 | 96 min | | ,
FISHER STEVENS

Friday May 26, 2017, 4:00pm
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Special Guests: Charter School students ( Astrid Tilton, Clancy Conlin, Lucy Thompson, Jared Rivard, Lily Tilton) who participated in a climate change field trip to Alaska. If you could know the truth about the threat of climate change — would you want to know? Before the Flood, presented by National Geographic, features Leonardo DiCaprio on a journey as a…

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2017 MV Environmental Film Festival: RANCHER, FARMER, FISHERMAN

| 2017 | 103 min | | ,
Susan Froemke & John Hoffman

Friday May 26, 2017, 7:30pm
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Special Guests for Discussion: Jim Athearn, Shelley Edmundson (ED of MV Fisherman’s Preservation Trust) and a member of her board. Out on America’s vast working landscapes – the ranches of the Mountain west, the farmlands of the Great Plains, the waterways of the Mississippi Delta – a huge, largely hidden, and entirely…

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2017 MV Environmental Film Festival: A PLASTIC OCEAN

| 2016 | 102 mins. | | ,
Craig Leeson

Saturday May 27, 2017, 4:00pm
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Special guest, Jennifer Smith Turner will read her poem, SEA LIFE Jennifer Smith Turner is the author of two poetry books, Lost and Found, Rhyming Verse Honoring African American Heroes and Perennial Secrets, Poetry & Prose. Her third poetry collection, Flirting with Truth, is currently being considered for publication.  Jennifer’s poems are included in…

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2017 MV Environmental Film Festival: TROPHY

, | 2017 | 108 mins | | ,
Shaul Schwarz, Christina Clusiau

Saturday May 27, 2017, 7:30pm
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This in-depth look into the powerhouse industries of big-game hunting, breeding and wildlife conservation in the U.S. and Africa unravels the complex consequences of treating animals as commodities.  Premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.

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SNATCHED

| 2017 | 91 Minutes | | , ,
Directed by Jonathan Levine

Saturday May 27, 2017, 6:00pm, 8:30pm
Monday May 29, 2017 8:30pm

After her boyfriend dumps her on the eve of their exotic vacation, impetuous dreamer Emily Middleton (Amy Schumer) persuades her ultra-cautious mother, Linda (Goldie Hawn) to travel with her to paradise. Polar opposites, Emily and Linda realize that working through their differences as mother and daughter – in unpredictable, hilarious fashion –…

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2017 MV Environmental Film Festival: TOMORROW

, | 2017 | 118 min | | ,
Cyril Dion & Mélanie Laurent

Sunday May 28, 2017, 7:30pm
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Climate is changing. Instead of showing all the worst that can happen, this documentary focuses on the people suggesting solutions and their actions. TODAY, we sometimes feel powerless in front of the various crises of our times. TODAY, we know that answers lie in a wide mobilization of the human race. Over…

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2017 Environmental Film Festival: AWAKE, A DREAM FROM STANDING ROCK

| 2017 | 84 min | | , ,
Josh Fox, James Spione, Myron Dewey

Sunday May 28, 2017, 4:00pm
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SPECIAL GUESTS: Myron Dewey, Co-director in person; James Spione, Co-director in person; Josh Fox, Producer-Co-Writer-Director via SKYPE; Tanyette Colon – We-Must.com; and Alison Rose Levy, hosts the weekly radio program, “Connect the Dots,” Standing Rock North Dakota became one of the most watched places on earth. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe captured world attention through…

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MV ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL CHILDREN’S EVENT – FREE

| 2012 | 86 minutes | | , , , ,
Chris Renaud

Sunday May 28, 2017, 1:00pm
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Come join The Martha’s Vineyard Film Society’s Environmental Film Festival’s Children’s Event on May 28th at 1pm at the film center for a FREE screening of Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax! Afterwards Vineyard Conservation Society will speak about their work on how they are helping to protect our island.  All children are welcome to…

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GIFTED

| 2017 | 101 minutes | |
Directed by Marc Webb

Monday May 29, 2017, 6:00pm

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Frank Adler (Chris Evans) is a single man raising a child prodigy – his spirited young niece Mary (Mckenna Grace) – in a coastal town in Florida. Frank’s plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the seven-year-old’s mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank’s formidable mother Evelyn…

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NORMAN: THE MODERATE RISE AND TRAGIC FALL OF A NEW YORK FIXER

, | 2017 | 118 minutes | | ,
Directed by Joseph Cedar

Wednesday May 31, 2017, 7:30pm
Thursday June 01, 2017 7:30pm

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Norman Oppenheimer (Gere) lives a lonely life in the margins of New York City power and money, a would-be operator dreaming up financial schemes that never come to fruition. As he has nothing real to offer, Norman strives to be everyone’s friend, but his incessant networking leads him nowhere. Always on the…