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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REMEMBER

, | 2016 | 95 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Atom Egoyan

Thursday May 05, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center) BUY TICKETS

REMEMBER tells the story of Zev Guttman (Academy Award® Winner Christopher Plummer), a 90-year-old struggling with memory loss who is living out his final years in a serene retirement home. A week following the death of his beloved wife Ruth, he suddenly gets a mysterious package from his close friend Max (Academy Award®…

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EVERYBODY WANTS SOME!!

| 2016 | 116 minutes | |
Directed by Richard Linklater

Thursday May 05, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center) BUY TICKETS

On the heels of his success with the groundbreaking drama BOYHOOD, director Richard Linklater shifts gears to sports for this comedy about a successful college baseball team that plays hard both on and off the diamond. Blake Jenner, Tyler Hoechin, Wyatt Russell, Ryan Guzman, Zoey Dutch, Will Brittain, and Glen Powell star….

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New York Film Critics Series Premiere: MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS

| 2016 | 90 minutes | | ,
Directed by Paul Duddridge

Wednesday May 04, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)
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MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS features interwoven stories about what it means to be a mom, which are tied together via single gal Rigby Gray, a rock photographer who’s riding a career high when an unlikely and unexpected pregnancy forces her to turn her lens inward. As Rigby slowly comes to terms with what…

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PAPA: HEMINGWAY IN CUBA

, | 2016 | 109 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Bob Yari
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The first Hollywood film to shoot on location in Cuba since the 1959 revolution, PAPA is the true-life story of a young journalist who finds a father figure in legendary author Ernest Hemingway. Their relationship began in the late 1950’s when Ed Myers, then a junior reporter at The Miami Herald, wrote…

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Special Event: THE MESSENGER in collaboration with Felix Neck

2015 | 89 minutes | |
Directed by Su Rynard

Sunday May 08, 2016, 4:00PM (Film Center)
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Su Rynard’s wide-ranging and contemplative documentary THE MESSENGER explores our deep-seated connection to birds and warns that the uncertain fate of songbirds might mirror our own. Moving from the northern reaches of the Boreal Forest to the base of Mount Ararat in Turkey to the streets of New York, THE MESSENGER brings…

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SONIC SEA

| 2016 | 56 mins | | , , ,
Daniel Hinerfeld, Michelle Dougherty

Thursday May 26, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)
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Opening Reception to Festival begins at 6:30 PM A documentary about the devastating impact of industrial and military ocean noise on whales and other marine life. The film explores the critical role of sound in the sea, and the sudden, dramatic changes human activity is inflicting on the ocean’s delicate acoustic habitat —…

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VARIETÉ: Presented with live music score and performance by the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra

| 1925 | 72 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Ewald André Dupont

Thursday June 23, 2016, 7:15PM (Film Center)
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Silent film giant Emil Jannings stars in this wrenching tale of love and lust, set in a circus, with trapeze artists and murder. Known as Jealousy when released in America 90 years ago, Varieté will be shown at the MV Film Center in its complete, unexpurgated form for the very first time, in a gorgeous new…

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OPHELIA’S GHOST– A Multi-Media Performance

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Monday July 25, 2016, 7:30PM (Film Center)
Tuesday July 26, 2016 7:30PM (Film Center)
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Ophelia returns in an exploration of beauty, power, sex and violation. Presented by New York and Vineyard artists, OPHELIA’S GHOST combines live theater, video, and music to portray the entanglements of two modern familIes in one mansion. Summer resident and director Kay Matschullat has transported the young lovers and friends from HAMLET to an island…

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Special Event: NORTH SHORE ACAPPELLA

| 2016 | 90 mins | |
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Pre-Show Champagne & Chocolate Reception at 6:30PM for DELUXE and PREMIUM ticket holders. Presented and Emceed by Flash Wiley. For Over 30 Years North Shore Acappella has excited audiences throughout New England adding an experienced blend of harmony, rhythm, and tempo to songs from the 1950′s through today. Every performance is arranged…