THE MIGHTY QUINN, a fund-raiser for WYOB radio and in Celebration of Jimmy Cliff’s Birthday

1989 | 120 minutes | | , , , , ,
Directed by Carl Schenkel

Saturday March 31, 2018, 6:30pm

On Sunday April 1 at 6:30PM 105.5 FM, WYOB and the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society celebrate Jimmy Cliff’s Birthday with The Mighty Quinn, a movie thriller filmed in Jamaica starring Denzel Washington, Robert Townsend and Sheryl Lee Ralph. Reviews say, “The Mighty Quinn is smart, pleasant entertainment offering an early example of…


Film Noir Classics: THE THIRD MAN

| 1949 | 93 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Carol Reed

Tuesday April 10, 2018, 7:30pm

Guest Introduction by Paul Karasik. Set in postwar Vienna, Austria, “The Third Man” stars Joseph Cotten as Holly Martins, a writer of pulp Westerns, who arrives penniless as a guest of his childhood chum Harry Lime (Orson Welles), only to find him dead. Martins develops a conspiracy theory after learning of a…


Film Noir Classics with Paul Karasik: HIGH AND LOW

| 1963 | 143 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Akira Kurosawa

Tuesday April 24, 2018, 7:30pm

Guest Introduction by Paul Karasik. Toshiro Mifune stars as a wealthy industrialist whose family becomes the target of a ruthless kidnapper in Akira Kurosawa’s exemplary film noir. Based on Ed McBain’s detective novel “King’s Ransom,” “High and Low” is both a riveting thriller and a brilliant commentary on contemporary Japanese society. Paul…