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WILD & PRECIOUS

2015

Monday August 31, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center)

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WILD & PRECIOUS is a theatrical memoir celebrating the life of Steve Cadwell, a gay man who grew up in rural Vermont. From the moment the curtain goes up until the final bow the audience is riveted by Cadwell’s tale: you’ll cherish the little boy playing with dolls; identify with the adolescent…

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VINEYARD VOICES FILMS in collaboration with the MV MUSEUM

| Various | 87 minutes | |

Tuesday August 18, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center)

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The Vineyard’s past comes alive in five short films that capture important issues and times in American life using seldom-seen historical images and first-person accounts from Island people. The stories include Civil Rights activities, an early African-American church, the Island’s Deaf Community, the Shearer Summer Theater, and the founding of the MV…

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THE PALM BEACH STORY GALA



Friday July 24, 2015, 7PM

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Join fellow film lovers for a fun evening of signature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, fun auction items, and live entertainment. The evening will take its theme from Preston Sturges’ 1942 film The Palm Beach Story. Come dressed in your favorite vintage or modern Palm Beach attire!  Held at the fashionable BOATHOUSE/FIELDCLUB Palm Beach Attire…

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NIGHT AT THE OPERA: L’ELISIR D’AMORE

| 2012 | 130 minutes | |
Rolando Villazón

Monday July 20, 2015, 7:30PM

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Presentation From the Festspielhaus in Baden-Baden comes this spectacular production of Gaetano Donizetti’s wonderful L’Elisir d’Amore. Set on the movie set of a silent film Western (surprises at the end when the film is played), this is the second directorial work of Rolando Villazón (following his directorial debut in 2011 with Werther at…

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ROOTED IN PEACE

2015 | |
Directed by Greg Reitman

Wednesday July 15, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center)

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Special post-screening Q&A with director Greg Reitman. ROOTED IN PEACE challenges viewers to examine their values as Americans and human beings. Today we are at war within ourselves, with our environment, and with the world. Director and award-winning filmmaker Greg Reitman (SUNDANCE Audience Award 2008 for FUEL) invites viewers on a film journey…

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THE SANDLOT (1993) Special Charity Event in Collaboration with the MV Sharks

1993 | 101 minutes
Directed by David M. Evans

Monday July 13, 2015, 8:00PM

The Sandlot tells the story of a new kid in town who is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his team. Together, they get themselves into many adventures involving rival teams, lifeguards, and a vicious dog. Come see one of the greatest baseball movies ever made in the…

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New York Film Critics Premiere: BOULEVARD

| 2015 | 88 minutes | |
Directed by Dito Montiel

Wednesday July 08, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center)

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Robin Williams stars in his last film as Nolan Mack, a man who has worked at the same bank for almost 26 years in a life of monotony. He and his wife Joy (Kathy Baker) have embraced their marriage as a convenient distraction from facing reality. However one day, what starts as…

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PETER AND JOHN

| 2015 | |
Directed by Jay Craven

Monday July 06, 2015, 7:30PM (Film Center)
Tuesday July 07, 2015 7:30PM (Film Center)

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SPECIAL GUEST: Director Jay Craven will join us for both showings for a Q&A after the movie. Guy de Maupassant’s 19th century seaside novel, Pierre et Jean, is widely credited for changing the course of narrative fiction. The book introduced intense psychological complexity into its naturalistic depiction of a family brought to…

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LANDFILL HARMONIC

2015 | 84 minutes | | ,
Directed by Brad Allgood and Graham Townsley


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LANDFILL HARMONIC follows the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, a Paraguayan musical youth group of kids that live next to one of South America’s largest landfills. This unlikely orchestra plays music from instruments made entirely out of garbage. When their story goes viral, the orchestra is catapulted into the global spotlight. With the guidance of…

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KEEP ON KEEPIN’ ON

2014 | 86 minutes | |
Directed by Alan Hicks


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Shot over the course of five years by first time filmmaker Al Hicks, KEEP ON KEEPIN’ ON depicts the remarkable story of 93-year-old jazz legend Clark Terry. A living monument to the Golden Era of Jazz, Terry – a mentor to Miles Davis – is among the few performers ever to have…

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BRASIL BAM BAM BAM: THE STORY OF SONZEIRA

, , | 2014 | 75 minutes | | ,
Directed by Charlie William Inman and Benjamin Holman


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At a time when corruption and football are top of everyone’s minds, BRASIL BAM BAM BAM: THE STORY OF SONZEIRA will take you on a journey to the heart of what really made Brasil famous. From Bossa to Samba to Batucada to Baile Funk, Rio’s sounds have enchanted audiences worldwide since the 1950s….

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ORION: THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING

| 2015 | 89 minutes | | ,
Directed by Jeanie Finlay


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Come ready to do your best Elvis impersonation!  The audience member who best impersonates The King (dress included) will be given complimentary tickets to a future film. ORION: THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING, a film by Jeanie Finlay tells the story of Jimmy Ellis – an unknown singer plucked from obscurity and…

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THE WRECKING CREW

2015 | 95 minutes | | ,
Directed by Denny Tedesco


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What the Funk Brothers did for Motown…The Wrecking Crew did, only bigger, for the West Coast Sound. Six years in a row in the 1960’s and early 1970’s, the Grammy for “Record of the Year” went to Wrecking Crew recordings. And now, THE WRECKING CREW tells the story in pictures and that…

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MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S TANGO

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Directed by Viviane Blumenschein


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Spanish, Finnish, German with English subtitles. A Finnish saying goes: “Rather a man with a runny nose than a man with a hollow laugh.” Finns have a quirky sense of humour – and they are also a bit shyer than other people. They only become talkative after the third beer or so,…

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THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Presented with live music score and performance by the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra

| 1925 | 92 mins | | , ,
Directed by Lon Chaney and Rupert Julian


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Opening wine reception (no food) at 6:30PM. Performance at 7:15PM. Lon Chaney’s iconic portrayal of a horribly disfigured composer who leads a menacing existence in the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera House. Seeking the love of a beautiful young prima donna, he kidnaps her and holds her hostage in his lair. This…

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2015 FILMUSIC FESTIVAL ALL-ACCESS PASS

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All-Access pass gives you access to the Opening Night reception and film, as well as selecting to attend any festival film we screen throughout the duration of the festival. You get to select your tickets by email and we’ll reserve them for you for pick up at the Box Office. ALL-ACCESS FESTIVAL…