Documentary

THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM

| 2019 | 1 hr 31 mins. | | , ,
Directed by John Chester

Wednesday June 19, 2019, 4:00 PM
Thursday June 27, 2019 4:00 PM
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THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM chronicles the eight-year quest of John and Molly Chester as they trade city living for 200 acres of barren farmland and a dream to harvest in harmony with nature. Through dogged perseverance and embracing the opportunity provided by nature’s conflicts, the Chester’s unlock and uncover a biodiverse design for…

2019 FILMUSIC FESTIVAL ALL-ACCESS PASS

| 2019 | | , , , ,

Thursday June 20, 2019
Sunday June 23, 2019
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2019 FILMUSIC FESTIVAL ALL-ACCESS PASS Music and film flow naturally together. Our 7th Annual FILMUSIC Festival will bring you closer to the music you love, or introduce you to some you’ve never known, with great films and live music! The FILMUSIC FESTIVAL PASS includes every film/event EXCEPT the Passion of Joan of…

2019 FILMUSIC FESTIVAL: TWO TRAINS RUNNIN’

| 2016 | 82 mins | | , ,

Friday June 21, 2019, 4:00 PM
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In the “Freedom Summer” of 1964, hundreds of college students went to Mississippi to join the struggle for civil rights. Three activists–James Chaney, Michael Schwerner and Andrew Goodman–would be murdered. At the same time, unbeknownst to each other, two smaller sets of friends, made up of musicians and record collectors, also headed…

2019 FILMUSIC FESTIVAL: JIMI HENDRIX: ELECTRIC CHURCH

| 2015 | 1 hr 29 mins | | , ,
A Film by John McDermott

Friday June 21, 2019, 7:30 PM
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Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church presents the legendary guitarist in full flight at the 1970 Atlanta Pop Festival before the largest US audience of his career. This critically acclaimed film combined color, 16mm multi-camera footage of Hendrix’s unforgettable July 4, 1970 concert in its original performance sequence together with a new documentary that…

2019 FILMUSIC FESTIVAL: ECHO IN THE CANYON

| 2019 | 1 hr 22 mins | | , ,

Saturday June 22, 2019, 7:30 PM
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Echo In The Canyon celebrates the explosion of popular music that came out of LA’s Laurel Canyon in the mid-60s as folk went electric and The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield and The Mamas and the Papas gave birth to the California Sound. It was a moment (1965 to 1967) when…

2019 FILMUSIC FESTIVAL: WOODSTOCK – THREE DAYS THAT DEFINED A GENERATION

| 2019 | 1 hr 46 mins | | , ,

Saturday June 22, 2019, 4:00 PM
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In August 1969 — against a backdrop of a nation in conflict over sexual politics, civil rights, and the Vietnam War — half a million people converged on a small dairy farm in upstate New York to hear the concert of a lifetime. What they experienced was a moment that would spark…

2019 FILMUSIC FESTIVAL: DECONSTRUCTING THE BEATLES: ABBEY ROAD SIDE 1

, | 2019 | 90 mins. | | , ,

Sunday June 23, 2019, 7:30 PM
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Abbey Road was the last time that the Beatles recorded together at EMI Studios – soon to be christened Abbey Road Studios after the album’s release.  Despite the bittersweet atmosphere that surrounded the recording sessions, The Beatles’ outstanding songs and performances together with George Martin’s orhestrations produced an album that continues to be…

INVIOLABLE – THE FIGHT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS plus Q & A with Director Angela Andersen

| 2018 | 88 mins | |
A Film by Angela Andersen

Wednesday June 26, 2019, 7:30 PM
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Vineyard Director Angela Andersen will be present for a Q & A after the film. The Martha’s Vineyard Film Center will premiere the English version of Inviolable. The documentary first aired in Germany and France in December 2018,  around the 70th Anniversary of the UN Declaration of Human Rights. It has been nominated for best documentary in…

HOUSE OF BONES plus Q & A with Director Victoria Campbell

| | 89 minutes | |
A Film by Victoria Campbell

Saturday June 29, 2019, 4:00 PM
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10 Year Anniversary Screening! House of Bones is a raw and personal documentary about the changes a family undergoes when they experience the loss of the matriarch and the house in which they all spent many summers.  

“A work in progress, sneak peek” screening of EMPERORS OF THE DEEP, plus Q & A and Book Signing with author William McKeever

, | 2019 | 1 hr 20 mins | | , ,

Wednesday July 03, 2019, 7:30 PM
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“A work in progress, sneak peek” screening of EMPERORS OF THE DEEP, plus Q & A and Book Signing with author William McKeever.   Emperors of the Deep is a unique documentary that takes the viewer on a journey into the world of sharks. The writer and director, Bill McKeever, (who is also…

TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM

| 2019 | 2 hrs | |

This artful and intimate meditation on the legendary storyteller examines her life, her works and the powerful themes she has confronted throughout her literary career. Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics and colleagues on an exploration of race, history, America and the human condition.

MAIDEN — co-sponsor with SAIL MV on Friday, July 12th

| 2019 | 1 hr 37 mins | |

Friday July 12, 2019, 7:30 PM
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Co-sponsored with SAIL MV Maiden is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989. Tracy’s inspirational dream was opposed on all sides: her male competitors thought an all-women crew would never…

VOICES OF BALTIMORE plus Q & A with co-Director Morna McNulty

| 2017 | 55 mins. | |
A Film by Gary Homana, Morna McNulty and Franklin Campbell Jones

Tuesday July 30, 2019, 4:00 PM
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The purpose of this film is to capture and preserve the rich oral histories of an aging and diminishing population of African Americans who 1) grew up in the Mason/Dixon border area of Baltimore, and 2) who lived through the era of legal segregation in the Jim Crow south. The narratives will…

2019 DOC WEEK: MIKE WALLACE IS HERE

| 2019 | 1 hr 34 mins | | ,
A Film by Avi Belkin

Friday August 09, 2019, 7:30 PM

Deemed the “enemy of the people” by our current president, journalism in America is on the chopping block. Lies, fake news, propaganda, and verbal subterfuge threaten to cripple our First Amendment. This fascinating exposé of 60 Minutes’ fearsome newsman Mike Wallace turns his hard-hitting, no-holds-barred journalistic style loose on Wallace himself, who…