Capawock Theatre VH

The historic Capawock Theater, operating since 1913 in Vineyard Haven on Martha’s Vineyard

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Film Club: THE PRINCESS BRIDE

| 1987 | 98 minutes | | , , , ,
Directed by Rob Reiner

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An elderly man reads the book “The Princess Bride” to his sick and thus currently bedridden adolescent grandson, the reading of the book which has been passed down within the family for generations. The grandson is sure he won’t like the story, with a romance at its core, he preferring something with…

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KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS

| 2016 | 101 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Travis Knight
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Sunday August 28, 2016, 4:00PM (Strand) Tuesday August 30, 2016, 6:00PM (Capawock)BUY TICKETS

Older viewers will tune in to its melancholy – its battles between memory and loss, its themes of filial piety and betrayal – while younger ones will dig the more basic emotions of Kubo’s epic journey. Staggeringly beautiful and immensely true, this is the best animated film of 2016.  Voice cast includes Charlize Theron,…

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Film Club: LIFE OF PI

, | 2012 | 127 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Ang Lee

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Director Ang Lee creates a groundbreaking movie event about a young man who survives a disaster at sea and is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an amazing and unexpected connection with another survivor…a fearsome Bengal tiger.  

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SUICIDE SQUAD

| 2016 | 130 minutes | | ,
Directed by David Ayer
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Director David Ayer (FURY) takes the helm for this production adapted from the DC Comics series about a group of super-villains who are given a shot at redemption by embarking on a heroic mission that will most likely mean the death of them all.

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SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU

| 2016 | 84 minutes | |
Directed by Richard Tanne
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Sunday August 28, 2016, 6:30PM (Strand) Monday August 29, 2016, 6:00PM (Capawock) Tuesday August 30, 2016, 6:00PM (Strand) Wednesday August 31, 2016, 8:30PM (Strand) Thursday September 01, 2016, 6:00PM (Capawock)BUY TICKETS

Inspired by Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date, SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU recounts the eventful summer day in 1989 when a young law firm associate named Barack Obama (Parker Sawyers) tried to woo lawyer Michelle Robinson (Tika Sumpter) during a daylong date that took them from the Art Institute of Chicago to a…

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SAUSAGE PARTY

| 2016 | 89 minutes | |
Directed by Conrad Vernon
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Sunday August 28, 2016, 8:45PM (Strand) Monday August 29, 2016, 8:30PM (Capawock) Tuesday August 30, 2016, 8:30PM (Strand) Wednesday August 31, 2016, 8:45PM (Capawock) Thursday September 01, 2016, 8:30PM (Strand)BUY TICKETS

A misplaced sausage and his savory friends embark on an existential adventure through the aisles of a massive supermarket in this raunchy animated comedy from Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. As the store’s annual 4th of July sale draws near, the perishable pals must return to their rightful places on the shelves before the customers come…

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JASON BOURNE

| 2016 | 123 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Paul Greengrass
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Monday August 29, 2016 6:00PM (Strand)
Wednesday August 31, 2016, 6:00PM (Capawock) BUY TICKETS

Years after the events of THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM, former CIA assassin Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) resurfaces just as his former employers are implementing a new program aimed at hunting him down. Now fully recovered from his amnesia, Bourne teams up with Nicky Parsons (Julia Stiles) to uncover the ultimate truth about his…

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FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS

| 2016 | 110 minutes | | ,
Directed by Stephen Frears
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Sunday August 28, 2016 6:30PM (Capawock)
Tuesday August 30, 2016, 8:30PM (Capawock) Thursday September 01, 2016, 6:00PM (Strand)BUY TICKETS

A wealthy New York heiress (Maryl Streep) attempts to become an opera singer despite her horrible singing voice. Hugh Grant and Rebecca Ferguson co-star in this biopic directed by Stephen Frears. Another comic gem from Streep.

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PETE’S DRAGON

| 2016 | 102 minutes | | , ,
Directed by David Lowery
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Sunday August 28, 2016, 4:00PM (Capawock)
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A reimagining of Disney’s cherished family film, “Pete’s Dragon” is the adventure of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliott, who just so happens to be a dragon.  Wonderful live-action family film from Disney.

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WAR DOGS

| 2016 | 114 minutes | | ,
Directed by Todd Phillips
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Sunday August 28, 2016, 8:45PM (Capawock)
Monday August 29, 2016 8:45PM (Strand)
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WAR DOGS follows two friends in their early 20s (Jonah Hill and Miles Teller) living in Miami Beach during the Iraq War who exploit a little-known government initiative that allows small businesses to bid on U.S. Military contracts. Starting small, they begin raking in big money and are living the high life. But the pair gets…

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2016 ALL-ACCESS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL PASS

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Tuesday September 06, 2016
Wednesday September 07, 2016
Thursday September 08, 2016 Friday September 09, 2016 Saturday September 10, 2016 Sunday September 11, 2016 BUY TICKETS

ALL-ACCESS FESTIVAL PASS Click here for festival information and details $225 per person $185 per person, discounted for film society members First Choice Admission to any film during festival (however pass holder must pre-select movie tickets at box office, and arrive 10 minutes before start time to guarantee a seat for themselves)…

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2016 MVIFF – NEON BULL

| 2015 | 101 mins | | ,
Gabriel Mascaro

Friday September 09, 2016, 9:00PM
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Wild, sensual and utterly transporting, Brazilian writer-director Gabriel Mascaro’s second fiction feature unfolds within the world of the vaquejada, a traditional exhibition sport in which cowboys try to pull bulls to the ground by their tails. Neon Bull explores the vaquejada through the eyes of Iremar, a handsome cowboy who works the…

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2016 MVIFF – THE WEEKEND SAILOR

, | 2016 | 70 mins | | , , , ,
BERNARDO ARSUARGO

Friday September 09, 2016, 7:00PM
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With almost no experience, Mexican captain Ramon Carlin raced against the superstars of sailing in a 9 month deadly trip ’round the world, his regatta winning the overall prize. In 1973, the United Kingdom organized the first head to head sailing race around the world, inviting expert crews from Europe and other…

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2016 MVIFF – AFERIM!

| 2015 | 108 mins | | , , ,
RADU JUDE

Friday September 09, 2016, 4:30PM
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Set in early 19th century Romania, a policeman, Costandin, is hired by a nobleman to find a Gypsy slave who has run away from his estate after having an affair with his wife. Together with his son, they set out in search for the gypsy slave. While the unflappable Costandin comments on…

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2016 MVIFF – PEOPLE PLACES THINGS

| 2016 | 86 mins | |
JAMES C. STROUSE

Saturday September 10, 2016, 9:30PM
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Will Henry is a newly single graphic novelist and professor in NYC balancing parenting his young twin daughters and a classroom full of students while exploring and navigating the rich complexities of new love and letting go of the woman who left him. Will’s life is turned upside down when he finds…

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2016 MVIFF – RIGHT NOW, WRONG THEN

| 2015 | 121 mins | |

Saturday September 10, 2016, 4:00PM
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A film director falls for a young painter – twice. Quite by accident, a film director arrives in town a day early. With time to kill before his lecture the next day, he stops by a restored, old palace and meets a fledgling artist. She’s never seen any of his films, but knows…

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2016 MVIFF – RAMS

| 2016 | 90 minutes | |
Grimur Hakonarson

Sunday September 11, 2016, 12:00PM
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This charming, stunningly shot drama focuses on two Icelandic sheep farmers whose decades-long feud comes to a head when disaster strikes their flocks. In a secluded valley, estranged brothers Gummi and Kiddi live side by side tending to their prized ancestral sheep stock, despite not having spoken in 40 years. When a…

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2016 MVIFF – COURT

| 2015 | 116 mins | | ,
CHAITANYA TAMHANE

Sunday September 11, 2016, 2PM
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Winner of top prizes at the Venice and Mumbai film festivals, Chaitanya Tamhane’s Court is a quietly devastating, absurdist portrait of injustice, caste prejudice, and venal politics in contemporary India. An elderly folk singer and grassroots organizer, dubbed the “people’s poet,” is arrested on a trumped-up charge of inciting a sewage worker…

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2016 MVIFF – MIA MADRE and CLOSING NIGHT PARTY at LA SOFFITTA

| 2016 | 107 mins | | ,
NANNI MORETTI

Sunday September 11, 2016, 4:30PM
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THE TICKET PRICE INCLUDES CLOSING NIGHT PARTY AT LA SOFFITTA ITALIAN RESTAURANT – MIA MADRE SCREENING BEGINS AT 4:30pm with party immediately following. Margherita, a director in the middle of an existential crisis, has to deal with the inevitable and still unacceptable loss of her mother.Acclaimed Italian auteur Nanni Moretti finds comedy…