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MARTHA’S VINEYARD INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL



Tuesday September 02, 2014
Wednesday September 03, 2014
Thursday September 04, 2014
Friday September 05, 2014
Saturday September 06, 2014
Sunday September 07, 2014
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  Our Mission Combining the laid back beach style of the island of Martha’s Vineyard, a passionate audience of film and culture enthusiasts with the buzz and excitement of a festival celebrating films from across the globe – The Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival is an amazing experience not to be missed….

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2014 All-Access International Film Festival Pass (Some Films Might be Sold Out – please check below)



Tuesday September 02, 2014
Wednesday September 03, 2014
Thursday September 04, 2014
Friday September 05, 2014
Saturday September 06, 2014
Sunday September 07, 2014
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(Please note that some festival films might be already sold out and not be available as part of your festival pass selections).    IDA (Tuesday Sept. 2), LANDHO! (Wednesday Sept. 3) are currently sold out.  All-Access pass gives you access to the Opening Night reception and film, Closing Night film and festival…

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SOLD OUT ! MVIFF: IDA – SOLD OUT!

| 2013 | 82 minutes | |
Pawel Pawlikowski
Tuesday September 02, 2014, 7:30 PM
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From acclaimed director Pawel Pawlikowski (Last Resort, My Summer of Love) comes IDA, a moving and intimate drama about a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland who, on the verge of taking her vows, discovers a dark family secret dating from the terrible years of the Nazi occupation. 18-year old Anna (stunning…

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SOLD OUT — MVIFF: LAND HO! — SOLD OUT

2014 | 95 minutes | | ,
Aaron Katz, Martha Stephens

Wednesday September 03, 2014, 7:30 PM
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A pair of 60-something ex-brothers-in-law sets off on a road trip through Iceland, hoping to reclaim their youth. Their picaresque adventures, from trendy Reykjavík to rugged outback, are a throwback to classic bawdy road comedies as well as a candid exploration of aging, loneliness, and friendship. It was screened at several Film…

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Festival Gala: Tented Reception and the film THE TRIP TO ITALY

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Thursday September 04, 2014, 5:30pm
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Our annual Festival Gala event, held under a tent, from 5:30-7:30 PM, on the beautiful water-front lawn adjacent to Saltwater, just off Beach Road.  We’ll be serving wines, beer (Stella Artois) and appetizers (provided by Saltwater Restaurant) with live jazz and pop tunes under the tent.  After the reception, guests will be invited to…

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Nat’s Nook – Official Coffee House for MVIFF


Thursday September 04, 2014, 8:00 AM
Friday September 05, 2014
Saturday September 06, 2014
Sunday September 07, 2014
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NAT’S NOOK is located off Main Street in downtown Vineyard Haven. It combines breakfast, savory, and sweet elements to their crepe and coffee menu. Please stop by for a delicious bite to eat and some fresh coffee before a show at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society’s International Film festival! Festival Pass holders…

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Reel Food (MVIFF 2014)



Friday September 05, 2014, 5:30 PM
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To celebrate and support local farmers, the MV International Film Festival is proud to host our seventh annual REEL FOOD MV event. Mingle with festival filmmakers and notables at the sumptuous restaurant Saltwater for local MV raw bar and a three-course dinner with dessert prepared by chef Joe DaSilva.  Wines, Stella Artois beer, Izze soda, and San…

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MVIFF: LE CHEF

| 2012 | 85 minutes | |
Daniel Cohen

Friday September 05, 2014, 1:00 PM
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Self-taught aspiring chef Jacky (Michaël Youn) has the talent, but not the luck. Star chef Alexandre Lagarde (Jean Reno) is in danger of losing his reputation, along with his beloved restaurant. Fate brings the two together and helps them along a journey through the intoxicating world of French haute-cuisine.   A legend…

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MVIFF: CHILD’S POSE

| 2013 | 112 minutes | |
Calin Peter Netzer

Friday September 05, 2014, 4:00 PM
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A sharply crafted family thriller, CHILD’S POSE pivots on a riveting performance by Gheorghiu (4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS AND 2 DAYS, THE DEATH OF MR. LAZARESCU, BEYOND THE HILLS) as a steely, upper-class Bucharest architect determined to keep her 30-something deadbeat son out of jail after a deadly car crash. How far…

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MVIFF: METRO MANILA

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Sean Ellis

Friday September 05, 2014, 9:15 PM
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Ellis, whose previous films include the award-winning CASHBACK and THE BROKEN, travels to the Philippines to tell the story of Oscar Ramirez, a down-on-his-luck farmer who flees the countryside with his family to look for a brighter future in the bustling, overwhelming metropolis of Manila. Oscar believes he has caught a break…

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SOLD OUT – MVIFF: Juried Competition — International Shorts — SOLD OUT

| 2014 | 113 mins | |
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Friday September 05, 2014, 7:00 PM
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A festival selection committee whittled 450+ entries down to 10 finalists. We will screen each finalist short film on Friday, September 5th and our jury will choose Best Over-all Short at the conclusion of the program. Our jury participants are: Diana Barrett, The Fledgling Fund;  Tim Miller – Cape Cod TImes, Matthew VanDyke (Not…

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MVIFF: AUSTIN TO BOSTON “U.S. PREMIERE”

2014 | 72 minutes | | ,
James Marcus Haney

Saturday September 06, 2014, 9:15 PM
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5 old VW camper vans. 4 bands. 3 thousand miles. 2 weeks. 1 gloriously backwards tour. The adventure starts after a fire-fuelled final night at Austin’s SXSW Music Festival, where the bands (Ben Howard, The Staves, Nathaniel Rateliff, Bear’s Den) pile into their rides and head northeast. They play everywhere from bars…

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MVIFF: BELLE AND SEBASTIAN

| 2013 | 104 minutes | | ,
Nicolas Vanier

Saturday September 06, 2014, 10:00 AM
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Set in a small village in the snowy Alps during WWII, an orphan named Sebastian befriends Belle, a wild dog wandering the French Alps, in the midst of a great disruption by German soldiers wishing to dismantle a network of smugglers into Switzerland. Filmmaker Nicolas Vanier transforms the 1960’s hit television show…

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MVIFF: Animation Showcase with Bill Plympton

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Bill Plympton

Saturday September 06, 2014, 4:00 pm
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The animation showcase will encompass extraordinary animated films curated by Bill from the past year, including his new short film.  Program forthcoming. Twice Oscar nominated animator Bill Plympton’s showcase reveals a collection of some of the world’s best new short animated films from acclaimed animators.  Bill Plympton, a renowned American animator, cartoonist,…

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MVIFF: ILO ILO

| 2013 | 99 minutes | |
Anthony Chen

Saturday September 06, 2014, 1:00 PM
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Set in Singapore, ILO ILO chronicles the relationship between a family of three and their newly arrived Filipino maid, Teresa, who has come like many other Filipino women in search of a better life. The entire family needs to adapt to the presence of this stranger, which further threatens their already strained…