Martha's Vineyard Film Center

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

littlemenposter

LITTLE MEN

, | 2016 | 85 minutes | |
Directed by Ira Sachs

Sunday September 25, 2016 4:00PM (Film Center)
BUY TICKETS

When 13-year-old Jake’s (Theo Taplitz) grandfather dies, his family moves from Manhattan back into his father’s old Brooklyn home. There, Jake befriends the charismatic Tony (Michael Barbieri), whose single mother Leonor (Paulina Garcia), a dressmaker from Chile, runs the shop downstairs. Soon, Jake’s parents Brian (Greg Kinnear) and Kathy (Jennifer Ehle) —…

miamadreposter

MIA MADRE (MVIFF encore)

| 2016 | 107 mins | | ,
Directed by NANNI MORETTI

Thursday September 29, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center) BUY TICKETS

  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 and pathos in the story of Margherita, a harried film director trying to juggle the demands of her latest movie and a…

beatles_onlineposter_hires

THE BEATLES: EIGHT DAYS A WEEK– THE TOURING YEARS

, | 2016 | 137 mins (107 min feature + 30 min The Beatles Live at Shea Stadium 1965) | |
Directed by Ron Howard

Sunday September 25, 2016 7:30PM (Film Center)
Wednesday September 28, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center) BUY TICKETS

We all know the moment, February 9, 1964 at 8:12 PM EST – after a brief commercial break, four young men from Liverpool step onto the Ed Sullivan stage, changing culture forever. Seventy-three million people watched The Beatles perform that night – the largest audience to date in television history. It was…

silverskiesposter

New York Film Critics Series Premiere: SILVER SKIES

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

Wednesday September 28, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)
BUY TICKETS

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…

250x370_Thu-Sept29_Sun-Oct2

2016 MANHATTAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL hosted by MV Film Society

| 2016 | 130 mins | | ,

Thursday September 29, 2016, 7:30pm (Film Center)
Friday September 30, 2016 7:30pm (Film Center)
Saturday October 01, 2016, 7:30pm (Film Center) Sunday October 02, 2016, 4:00pm (Film Center) BUY TICKETS

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…

birthposter

THE BIRTH OF A NATION

| 2016 | 119 minutes | |
Directed by Nate Parker

Friday October 07, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)
BUY TICKETS

Nat Turner is an enslaved Baptist preacher who lives on a Virginia plantation owned by Samuel Turner. With rumors of insurrection in the air, a cleric convinces Samuel that Nate should sermonize to other slaves, thereby quelling any notions of an uprising. As Nate witnesses the horrific treatment of his fellow man,…

commandcontrolposter

COMMAND AND CONTROL

| 2016 | 92 minutes | |
Directed by Robert Kenner

Thursday October 27, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)
BUY TICKETS

Post-screening Q&A with Producer Mark Samels. In collaboration with WGBH – Boston From Robert Kenner, director of the groundbreaking film FOOD. INC., and Mark Samels, executive producer of the Oscar-nominated film LAST DAYS IN VIETNAM, comes COMMAND AND CONTROL, the long-hidden story of a deadly accident at a Titan II missile complex…