Capawock Theatre VH

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

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RICKI AND THE FLASH

| 2015 | 101 min | | , ,
Directed by Jonathan Demme
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Friday September 04, 2015, 9:30pm (Strand) Saturday September 05, 2015, 9:00pm (Capawock) Sunday September 06, 2015, 7:00pm (Strand) Monday September 07, 2015, 6:30pm (Capawock) Thursday September 10, 2015, 7:00pm (Strand)BUY TICKETS

Three-time Academy Award (R) winner Meryl Streep goes electric and takes on a whole new gig – a hard-rocking singer/guitarist – for Oscar (R)-winning director Jonathan Demme and Academy Award (R)-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody in the uplifting comedy RICKI AND THE FLASH. In a film loaded with music and live performance, Streep…

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NO ESCAPE

| 2015 | 103 min | | ,
Directed by John Erick Dowdle
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Friday September 04, 2015, 9:00pm (Capawock) Saturday September 05, 2015, 9:30pm (Strand) Tuesday September 08, 2015, 7:00pm (Strand) Wednesday September 09, 2015, 6:30pm (Capawock)BUY TICKETS

An intense international thriller, NO ESCAPE centers on an American businessman (Wilson) as he and his family settle into their new home in Southeast Asia. Suddenly finding themselves in the middle of a violent political uprising, they must frantically look for a safe escape as rebels mercilessly attack the city. Directed by…

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MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 5: ROGUE NATION

| 2015 | 132 minutes | |
Directed by Christopher McQuarrie
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Saturday September 05, 2015 7:00pm (Strand)
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With the IMF disbanded, and Ethan (Tom Cruise) out in the cold, the team now faces off against a network of highly skilled special agents, the Syndicate. These highly trained operatives are hellbent on creating a new world order through an escalating series of terrorist attacks. Ethan gathers his team and joins…

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STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON

2015 | 147 minutes | |
Directed by F. Gary Gray
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Friday September 04, 2015 6:30pm (Strand)
Sunday September 06, 2015, 9:30pm (Strand) BUY TICKETS

In the mid-1980s, the streets of Compton, California, were some of the most dangerous in the country. When five young men translated their experiences growing up into brutally honest music that rebelled against abusive authority, they gave an explosive voice to a silenced generation. Following the meteoric rise and fall of N.W.A.,…

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THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL

| 2015 | 102 min | | ,
Directed by Marielle Heller
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Friday September 04, 2015, 6:30pm (Capawock)
Saturday September 05, 2015 7:30pm (Film Center)
Sunday September 06, 2015, 6:30pm (Capawock) Tuesday September 08, 2015, 6:30pm (Capawock) Wednesday September 09, 2015, 7:00pm (Strand) Thursday September 10, 2015, 6:30pm (Capawock) BUY TICKETS

Like most teenage girls, Minnie Goetze (Bel Powley) is longing for love, acceptance and a sense of purpose in the world. Minnie begins a complex love affair with her mother’s (Kristen Wiig) boyfriend, “the handsomest man in the world,” Monroe Rutherford (Alexander Skarsgård). What follows is a sharp, funny and provocative account…

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INSIDE OUT

| 2015 | 102 minutes | | ,
Directed by Pete Docter and Ronaldo Del Carmen

Saturday September 05, 2015, 6:30pm
Sunday September 06, 2015 4:00pm
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Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it’s no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions – Joy (Amy Poehler), Fear (Bill Hader), Anger (Lewis Black), Disgust (Mindy…

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2015 All-Access International Film Festival Pass

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Tuesday September 08, 2015
Wednesday September 09, 2015
Thursday September 10, 2015 Friday September 11, 2015 Saturday September 12, 2015 Sunday September 13, 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…

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KRISHA

| 2015 | 83 min | |
Directed by Trey Edward Shults

Friday September 11, 2015, 4:00pm (Capawock)
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An especially fraught Thanksgiving holiday brings a woman’s troubled, booze-soaked history into blistering yet compassionate focus in KRISHA, an intimate and unnerving character study that marks a ferociously impressive feature debut for 26-year-old multihyphenate Trey Edward Shults.

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GUEROS

| 2015 | 106 min | |
Directed by Alonso Ruiz Palacios

Friday September 11, 2015, 9:15pm (Capawock)
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Ever since the National University strike broke out, Sombra and Santos have been living in angst-ridden limbo. Education-less, motionless, purposeless, and unsure of what the strike will bring, they begin to look for strange ways to kill time. But their idiosyncratic routine is interrupted by the unexpected arrival of Tomas, Sombra’s kid…

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VANISHING SAIL with director

, | 2015 | 88 min | |
Directed by Alexis Andrews

Friday September 11, 2015, 7:00pm (Capawock)
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Filmed in the Grenadines, Vanishing Sail tells the story of trading by sail in the West Indies, and follows a community of boat builders in Carriacou who struggle to maintain their tenuous grip on a dying skill.   Writer, Director, Cinematographer Alexis Andrews will be joining us. Alexis Andrews was born in…

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A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence

| 2014 | 101 min | | ,
Directed by Roy Andersson

Saturday September 12, 2015, 4:00pm (Capawock)
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Like his previous features SONGS FROM THE SECOND FLOOR and YOU, THE LIVING, master Swedish director Roy Andersson takes up the theme of “being a human being” with this meticulously crafted, dreamlike black comedy. Sam and Jonathan, a pair of hapless novelty salesman, take us on a kaleidoscopic tour of the human…

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UNE NOUVELLE AMIE (THE NEW GIRLFRIEND)

| 2015 | 116 minutes | | ,
Directed by Francois Ozon

Saturday September 12, 2015, 9:15pm (Capawock)
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Francois Ozon’s humorous psychological drama The New Girlfriend stars Anais Demoustier as Claire, a young woman whose closest friend since childhood, Lea, passes away leaving behind a husband, David (Romain Duris) and a newborn baby. One day she drops by David’s house unexpectedly, and finds him dressed in his dead wife’s clothes…

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MVIFF: Juried Competition — International Shorts

| 2015 | TBD | |

Saturday September 12, 2015, 7:00PM (Capawock)
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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…

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I Am Eleven

| 2014 | 98 min | | , ,
Directed by Genevieve Bailey

Sunday September 13, 2015, 2:00pm (Capawock)
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Australian filmmaker Genevieve Bailey travelled the world for six years talking with 11-year-olds to compose this insightful, funny and moving documentary portrait of childhood. From an orphanage in India, to a single-parent household in inner-city Melbourne, to bathing with elephants in Thailand, I AM ELEVEN explores the lives and thoughts of children…

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THE DINNER

| 2014 | 92 min | |
Directed by Ivano de Matteo

Sunday September 13, 2015, 12:00pm (Capawock)
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In this finely observed family drama (loosely based on the novel by Herman Koch), a civilized dinner between brothers Paolo (Luigi Lo Cascio) and Massimo (Alessandro Gassman) and their wives Clara (Giovanna Mezzogiorno) and Sofia (Barbora Bobulova) simmers with uncomfortable tension as they must face the truth of their children’s involvement with…

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Closing Night Film: GOOD FOR NOTHING (Buoni a Nulla) and Wrap Party at La Soffitta restaurant

| 2014 | 87 mins | |
Gianni di Gregorio

Sunday September 13, 2015, 4:30PM (Capawock)
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The incomparable Gianni Di Gregorio follows Mid-August Lunch(Pranzo di Ferragosto) and The Salt Of Life (Gianni e le donne) with another gem, sprinkled with his sly wit and irresistible charm. Easygoing Gianni is looking forward to a life untroubled by the demands of his ex-wife and nosy neighbours. On the eve of his retirement, he is informed…