Martha's Vineyard Film Center

Home of the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society, operating year-round as an arthouse cinema and educational center

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DON’T THINK TWICE

| 2016 | 92 minutes | | ,
Directed by Mike Birbiglia

Tuesday August 30, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)
Friday September 02, 2016 7:30PM (Film Center)
Sunday September 04, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center) BUY TICKETS

When a member of a popular New York City improv troupe gets cast on a hit TV show, the rest of the group – all best friends – start to realize that not everyone is going to make it after all. From Mike Birbiglia, director of “Sleepwalk With Me”, and the creator of “This American Life” comes…

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NEWTOWN with producer Maria Cuomo Cole, director Kim Snyder, and Sandy Hook Promise Mark Barden

| 2016 | 85 minutes | |
Directed by Kim Snyder

Wednesday August 31, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)
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Producer Maria Cuomo Cole, filmmaker Kim Snyder, and Founder and Managing Director of Sandy Hook Promise Mark Barden will join us for a post-screening discussion. Filmed over the course of nearly three years, the filmmakers use unique access and never before heard testimonies to tell a story of the aftermath of the…

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CAFÉ SOCIETY

| 2016 | 96 minutes | |
Woody Allen

Thursday September 01, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)
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Set in the 1930s, Woody Allen’s bittersweet romance CAFE SOCIETY follows Bronx-born Bobby Dorfman (Jesse Eisenberg) to Hollywood, where he falls in love, and back to New York, where he is swept up in the vibrant world of high society nightclub life. Centering on events in the lives of Bobby’s colorful Bronx…

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HUNT FOR WILDERPEOPLE

| 2016 | 93 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Taika Waititi

Saturday September 03, 2016, 7:30 PM (Film Center)
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In this wildly funny and endearing comedy from director/co-writer Taika Waititi (What We Do in the Shadows, Boy), defiant city kid Ricky (Julian Dennison), raised on hip-hop and foster care, gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside. He quickly finds himself at home with his new foster family: the loving…

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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 – MADLY

| 2016 | 105 mins | | ,
Gael García Bernal, Sion Sono, Sebastián Silva, Mia Wasikowska, Anurag Kashyap, and Natasha Khan

Tuesday September 06, 2016, 7:30PM
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A global anthology film featuring innovative love stories from the some of the world’s most visionary directors. The film takes a passionate trip around the world exploring modern love in all of its dizzying, sweet complications, culminating into one iconoclastic, feature-length anthology of six 15-minute vignettes.           TO…

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2016 MVIFF – THE WAVE

| 2016 | 105 mins | | , , ,
ROAR UTHAUG

Wednesday September 07, 2016, 7:30PM
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The mountain pass above the scenic, narrow Norwegian fjord Geiranger, collapses and creates an 85-meter high violent tsunami. A geologist is one of those caught in the middle of it. Nestled in Norway’s Sunnmøre region, Geiranger is one of the most spectacular tourist draws on the planet. With the mountain Åkerneset overlooking…

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2016 MVIFF – OPENING NIGHT GALA and OUR LITTLE SISTER

| 2015 | 128 mins | | ,
HIROKAZU KOREEDA

Thursday September 08, 2016, 5:30PM
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The ticket price includes our OPENING NIGHT GALA from 5:30 – 7:30pm on the shores of Ferry Boat Pond at Tisbury Marketplace, with food, beverages, and live music. The film begins at 8:00pm at The MV Film Center. The beautiful film from Japan, OUR LITTLE SISTER, directed by Hirokazu Koreeda revolves around three…

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2016 MVIFF – CEMETERY OF SPLENDOR

| 2015 | 122 mins | |
Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Friday September 09, 2016, 9:15PM
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A group of soldiers in a small town on the Mekong River in northern Thailand are struck with a bizarre sleeping illness.They are transferred to a temporary clinic in a former school. The memory-filled space becomes a revelatory world for housewife and volunteer Jenjira, as she watches over Itt, a handsome soldier…

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2016 MVIFF – SHARON STONE GLOBAL CITIZEN AWARD PRESENTATION and FATIMA

| 2016 | 79mins | | ,
PHILIPPE FAUCON

Friday September 09, 2016, 7:00PM
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PRIOR TO THE SCREENING OF THIS FILM, THE MV FILM SOCIETY WILL BE PRESENTING ACTRESS AND ACTIVIST SHARON STONE WITH THE MV FILM SOCIETY GLOBAL CITIZEN AWARD FOR HER CHARITABLE WORK AND PHILANTHROPY ACROSS THE GLOBE. FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT SHARON’S CHARITABLE WORK CLICK HERE. The film ‘Fatima’ offers a gentle, affecting celebration of…

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2016 MVIFF – THE PRESIDENT

| 2014 | 118 mins | |
MOHSEN MAKHMALBAF

Friday September 09, 2016, 4:00PM
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A brutal dictator comes face to face with the injustices committed by his regime when his country is taken over by revolutionists. The President and his family rule their land with an iron fist, enjoying lives of luxury and leisure at the expense of their population’s misery. When a coup d’état overthrows…

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2016 MVIFF – THE INNOCENTS

| 2016 | 1hr 55mins | | , , ,
Anne Fontaine

Saturday September 10, 2016, 7:00PM
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The hauntingly beautiful film from Poland, THE INNOCENTS directed by Anne Fontaine is set in 1945 Poland where a young French Red Cross doctor is sent to assist survivors of a concentration camp and discovers several nuns in advanced states of pregnancy at a nearby convent. Warsaw, December 1945: the second World…

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2016 MVIFF – THE TENTH MAN

| 2016 | 82 minutes | | , , ,
Daniel Burman

Sunday September 11, 2016, 12:00PM
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The romantic comedy, THE TENTH MAN, is a kind-hearted story about a son re-entering the world of his father, the world he left long ago.In the process of trying to meet his father and getting entangled in his charitable commitments, Ariel meets Eva. Her independent spirit motivates Ariel to come to grips…

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2016 MVIFF – THE WONDERS

| 2014 | 110 mins | |
ALICE ROHRWACHER

Sunday September 11, 2016, 2:00PM
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A family of beekeepers living in the Tuscan countryside finds their household disrupted by the simultaneous arrival of a silently troubled teenage boy and a reality TV show intent on showcasing the family. Rohrwacher’s richly textured feature centers on a family of beekeepers living in stark isolation in central Italy. The dynamic…

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LJUBA DAVIS LADINO ENSEMBLE CONCERT

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Saturday September 17, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)
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Join us for an evening of Ladino music with Ljuba Davis and her Ensemble.  For those unacquainted, Ladino music is also known as Sephardic, or Judeo-Spanish, folk music.  Ljuba and her Ensemble put a unique twist on the Ladino tradition.  For this special event, the Ensemble will consist of the following musicians:…

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New York Film Critics Series Premiere: SILVER SKIES

| 2015 | 95 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Rosemary Rodriguez

Wednesday September 28, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)
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Post-screening simulcast Q&A with George Hamilton, Mariette Hartley, Barbara Bain, & Jack McGee. You can never be too old for new beginnings. A group of eccentric retirees’ lives are turned upside down when their beloved apartment complex is suddenly sold out from under them. About the NY Film Critics Film Series:  A regular…

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2016 MANHATTAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL hosted by MV Film Society

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Thursday September 29, 2016, 7:30pm (Film Center)
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Film Lovers of Martha’s Vineyard can unite with an audience of over 100,000 film buffs in over 250 cities across 6 Continents during this week, when the 19th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival screens at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. MANHATTAN SHORT announced the Final 10 for its 19th Annual Short Film…