Environment

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Across Sound Connections: World Oceans Day

| 2006 | 89 mins | | ,
Rob Stewart

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June 8 ~ Across Sound Connections celebrates oceans screening ocean films @ 7:30 pm SAVING THE OCEAN with Carl Safina  ~ written, produced and directed by John Angier two – 30 min. films with hopeful news on conservation efforts to restore oceans in peril. Cod Comeback ~ Carl Safina goes fishing to…

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THE ISLAND PRESIDENT sponsored by The Center for Biological Diversity and in collaboration with Vineyard Conservation Society

| 2011 | 101 minutes | | , ,
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ON FEBRUARY 7, 2012, MOHAMED NASHEED RESIGNED THE PRESIDENCY UNDER THE THREAT OF VIOLENCE IN A COUP D’ETAT PERPETRATED BY SECURITY FORCES LOYAL TO THE FORMER DICTATOR. THIS FILM IS THE STORY OF HIS FIRST YEAR IN OFFICE. Jon Shenk’s The Island President is the story of President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, a…

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Living Local MV Movie Night: OPEN SESAME (FREE ADMISSION)

| 2013 | 82 minutes | | , ,
M. Sean Kaminsky

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The Martha’s Vineyard Film Society is pleased to present OPEN SESAME in collaboration with Living Local MV, The Farm Institute, Island Grown Schools and Martha’s Vineyard Community Seed Library.  Q&A afterwards with special guests: Food writer Doctor Jessica B. Harris, Ken Green founder of the Hudson Valley Seed Library One of the world’s…

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SUSTAINABLE VINEYARD– Short Films from Liz Witham and Ken Wentworth

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Documentary filmmakers Ken Wentworth and Liz Witham are excited to announce a special Earth Day Premiere of Sustainable Vineyard Episodes at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. The films are each between 10-16 minutes long and will be followed by a Q&A with people featured in each episode. Description of episodes: THE SECRET…

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Nature as Inspiration: OCEANS

| 2010 | 103 minutes | | , ,

Thursday May 21, 2015, 7:30 PM
Sunday May 24, 2015 4:00 PM
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Join us for a light reception beginning at 6:30 PM in the Film Center lobby. SPECIAL GUEST: Producer/Director Jacques Perrin WINGED MIGRATION co-directors Jacques Cluzaud and Jacques Perrin re-team for this documentary exploring the many mysteries of our planet’s oceans. Almost three-quarters of the earth’s surface is covered by oceans, yet strangely…

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Nature as Inspiration: WINGED MIGRATION

| 2003 | 85 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Jacques Perrin

Friday May 22, 2015, 7:30PM
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SPECIAL GUEST: Producer/Director Jacques Perrin Long one of France’s most respected producers and actors, Jacques Perrin has more recently had a highly successful career creating films about nature, including LE PEUPLE SINGE (monkeys) and MICROCOSMOS (insects) and set in exotic locales (HIMALAYA). Now with this film Perrin takes on his greatest challenge…

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Nature as Inspiration: MICROCOSMOS

| 1996 | 77 minutes | | ,
Directed by Claude Nuridsany, Marie Pérennou

Saturday May 23, 2015, 4:00PM
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SPECIAL GUEST: Producer Jacques Perrin Explore the wonders of the insect world as never before possible as the filmmakers who took you in a trip through the clouds in WINGED MIGRATION take you on a magical journey underground in this feature that will captivate audiences both young and old. Specially designed cameras…

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Nature as Inspiration: SEASONS (North American Premiere)

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Directed by Jacques Perrin & Jacques Cluzaud

Saturday May 23, 2015, 7:30 PM

Join for a pre-movie champagne reception beginning at 6:30 PM in our film center lobby. Live piano music.  SPECIAL GUEST: Producer/Director Jacques Perrin will present advance clips from his new un-released film SEASONS prior to the screening of the North American premiere of  NIGHT ON EARTH. A poetic chronicle of Europe over the past 15,000…

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Nature as Inspiration: NIGHT ON EARTH (North American Premiere), plus clips of SEASONS

| 2014 | 60 mins | | ,

Saturday May 23, 2015, 7:30 PM
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Join for a champagne reception beginning at 6:30 PM in our film center lobby. Live piano music.  SPECIAL GUEST: Producer/Director Jacques Perrin will attend.   Mr. Perrin will also premiere advance clips from his newest film SEASONS, which will be released by Sony Picture Classics in December 2015.  Unveiling UNE NUIT SUR…