Special Events

Laurel_2015_SelectionCOL-01

SOLD OUT – Juried Competition — International Shorts — WINNING FILM: GROUNDED

| 2015 | 108 mins | |


BUY TICKETS

A festival selection committee whittled 2000+ entries down to 10 finalists. We will screen each finalist short film and our jury will choose Best Over-all Short at the conclusion of the program.  Program notes to be added very very soon. Our jury participants are: Diana Barrett, The Fledgling Fund;  Tim Miller – Cape Cod…

Teeth.TomBrown

MVIFF: Animation Short Film Showcase Competition — Audience Award WINNER — GUIDA




BUY TICKETS

The animation showcase will encompass extraordinary international animated films curated by Signe Baumane from the past year.  Signe was born in Latvia, educated in Moscow, lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. She has made 15 animated shorts and one feature film, “Rocks In My Pockets”. You, the audience, will decide on the best…

f07310_e84ab735a176445fb3bce85dd38d5051.jpg_srz_p_446_660_75_22_0.50_1.20_0.00_jpg_srz

SOLD OUT! Opening Night: Tented Reception and Film: MEET THE PATELS

, | 2015 | 88 mins | | ,
Geeta V. Patel and Ravi Patel


BUY TICKETS

On Opening Night of the Festival, we will be holding 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 sponsorStella Artois) and appetizers (provided by ) while Jeremy Berlin, Eric Johnson,…

FC_FilmFestBadges2015_2o_B

2015 All-Access International Film Festival Pass

| 2015 | |
,

BUY TICKETS

All-Access pass gives you access to the Opening Night reception and film, Closing Night film and festival wrap party, as well as selecting to attend any festival film we screen throughout the duration of the festival. It also includes access to any special filmmaker receptions and pre-festval events.  There are other benefits…

MV5BMTM5NjExMTE2M15BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwNTE4NDM4NA@@._V1_SX214_AL_

NOUS DEUX ENCORE with Maxie Leoussis followed by Music and a special Greek themed reception

, , | 2009 | 17 min | |
Directed by Heather Harlow


BUY TICKETS

NOUS DEUX ENCORE is a poignant tribute to Yiannis Leoussis; the remembrance of true love told by Maxie Leoussis. The short film takes place in Greece. In the spirit of the movie, the screening will include live Greek music and Greek food.   AVRAM PENGAS (Bouzouki, Guitar, Vocals). Born in Greece, Pengas’ extraordinary…

cadwell poster

WILD & PRECIOUS (Live Performance)




BUY TICKETS

WILD & PRECIOUS is docudrama/theatrical memoir celebrating our 50 Years of Social Change:  Gay Liberation/ integration through one man’s story.  From the moment the curtain goes up until the final bow the audience is riveted by Steve Cadwell’s tale: you’ll cherish the little boy playing with dolls; identify with the adolescent challenges…

Cartel Land

CARTEL LAND Q&A w/ Director Matthew Heineman

| 2015 | 98 minutes | | ,
Director Matthew Heineman


BUY TICKETS

In the Mexican state of Michoacán, Dr. Jose Mireles, a small-town physician known as “El Doctor,” leads the Autodefensas, a citizen uprising against the violent Knights Templar drug cartel that has wreaked havoc on the region for years. Meanwhile, in Arizona’s Altar Valley – a narrow, 52-mile-long desert corridor known as Cocaine…

VivianMale Media Shot 2013

SMOOTH JAZZ and R&B CONCERT FEATURING VOCALIST VIVIAN MALE

| 2015 | |


BUY TICKETS

Vivian Male, a native Bostonian, is a smooth jazz and R&B vocalist. Her song renditions range in mood and tempo and demonstrate a musical versatility that appeals to audiences of all ages. Vivian was inducted into “Steppin’ Out’s” Hall of Fame with George Benson; and her CD, “Our Day Will Come” has become…

ComedyShow2

LIVE STAND-UP COMEDY w/ Tom Hayes and Will Noonan

| 2015 | |

BUY TICKETS

Get ready for endless laughs and…well…possibly a few split sides, as the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society continues its diverse summer program with stand-up comedians Tom Hayes and Will Noonan of the Headliners Comedy Club. Many of the Headliners Comedy Club comedians have appeared on a national stage, including Comedy Central and XM…

galapagosaffairposterresized

Documentary Week MV: THE GALAPAGOS AFFAIR with Directors Daniel Geller and Dayna Goldfine

2014 | 120 minutes | |
Directed by Dayne Goldfine and Daniel Geller


BUY TICKETS

Darwin meets Hitchcock in this true-crime tale of paradise found and lost. THE GALAPAGOS AFFAIR is a fascinating documentary portrait of a 1930s murder mystery as strange and alluring as the famous archipelago itself. Fleeing conventional society, a Berlin doctor and his mistress start a new life on uninhabited Floreana Island. But after…

unbranded2015

Documentary Week MV: UNBRANDED Q&A w/ Executive Producer Cindy Meehl

| 2015 | 105 minutes | | ,
Directed by Phillip Baribeau


BUY TICKETS

UNBRANDED the Film is more than a documentary. It’s an adventure, a message, and a wakeup call for better land and wild horse management. Follow along as Ben Masters, Ben Thamer, Jonny Fitzsimons, and Thomas Glover travel 3,000 miles from Mexico to Canada through the deepest backcountry in the American West on wild…

HOME_Rev_022315_v2

Documentary Week MV: THE DIPLOMAT, Skype Q&A with Executive Producer Marshall Sonenshine

| 2015 | 104 min | |
Directed by David Holbrooke


BUY TICKETS

THE DIPLOMAT tells the remarkable story of the life and legacy of Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, whose singular career spans fifty years of American foreign policy from Vietnam to Afghanistan. Told through the perspective of his eldest son David, the documentary takes you behind the scenes of high stakes diplomacy where peace is…

Gala Invite logo

THE PALM BEACH STORY GALA COCKTAIL PARTY




BUY TICKETS

Join fellow film lovers for a fun evening of signature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction, and live music and entertainment provided by the Olivier Manchon and Eric Johnson Swing Duo, along with a special performance by the Traveling Troubadours (featuring the seasoned performer with charm, Molly Canole).  Be sure to bring your dancing shoes! The…

leliserposterresized

NIGHT AT THE OPERA: L’ELISIR D’AMORE

| 2012 | 130 minutes | |
Rolando Villazón


BUY TICKETS

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…

the-sandlot-movie-poster

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

1993 | 101 minutes
Directed by David M. Evans

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…

boulevardposterresized1

New York Film Critics Premiere: BOULEVARD

| 2015 | 88 minutes | |
Directed by Dito Montiel


BUY TICKETS

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…