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FINDING VIVIAN MAIER – special event hosted by the Granary Gallery

| 2014 | 83 minutes | |
John Maloof, Charlie Siskel

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A mysterious nanny, who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that were hidden in storage lockers and discovered decades later, is now considered among the 20th century’s greatest photographers. Maier’s strange and riveting life and art are revealed through never before seen photographs, films, and interviews with dozens who thought they knew her. An…

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The AfroDixieRemixes: A Martha’s Vineyard Listening Session

| 2017 | 120 Minutes | |
Directed by John Sims

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Multi-media artist and producer John Sims will be coming to the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center to present The AfroDixieRemixes: Martha’s Vineyard Session, August 21, 2017, at 7:30 PM.  This listening session presents the song Dixie – the de-facto anthem of the Confederacy, as you have never heard it before- by way of…

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THE B-SIDE: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography

| 2017 | 76 mins | |
Directed by Errol Morris
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Portrait photographer Elsa Dorfman found her medium in 1980: the larger-than-life Polaroid Land 20×24 camera. For the next thirty-five years she captured the “surfaces” of those who visited her Cambridge, Massachusetts studio: families, Beat poets, rock stars, and Harvard notables. As pictures begin to fade and her retirement looms, Dorfman gives Errol…

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SOLD OUT – TELL THEM WE ARE RISING: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities

| 2017 | 85 mins. | |
Directed by Stanley Nelson

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Join filmmaker Stanley Nelson after the film for a Q&A.  Sponsored by Firelight Media.  A haven for Black intellectuals, artists and revolutionaries—and path of promise toward the American dream—Black colleges and universities have educated the architects of freedom movements and cultivated leaders in every field. They have been unapologetically Black for more…

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HISTORIC MOVIES OF MARTHA’S VINEYARD

| 2017 | 90 minutes | |

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Discussion throughout the short film segments with Tom Dunlop & John Wilson. We are excited to collaborate with the Vineyard Gazette to offer this historic program to you.  The Historic Movies of Martha’s Vineyard project, a pioneering and award-winning effort of the Vineyard Gazette, presents films shot on the Vineyard dating back almost one…

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AND THEN THEY CAME FOR US

| 2017 | 47 mins | |
Directed by Abby Ginzberg and Ken Schneider

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Director Abby Ginzberg will join us after the screening for a discussion of the film. Seventy-five years ago, Executive Order 9066 paved the way to the forced incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans. Featuring George Takei (of Star Trek) and many others who were incarcerated, as well as newly rediscovered photographs of Dorothea…

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PASSAGE AT ST. AUGUSTINE: The 1964 Black Lives Matter Movement That Transformed America

| 2017 | 60 Minutes | |
Directed by Clennon L. King

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Civil Rights icon and long-time PBS and NPR correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault will host the screening, introduce Roxbury-based filmmaker Clennon L. King before the film, and afterwards moderate a post-screening discussion on race and history. In addition to King, joining Hunter-Gault for the conversation and Q&A will be St. Augustine (Fla.) Civil Rights…

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ATOMIC BLONDE – LAST SHOW!

| 2017 | 115 mins | | , ,
Directed by David Leitch
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A high-stakes, global action-thriller that takes place in the city of Berlin, on the eve of the Wall’s collapse and the shifting of superpower alliances. Charlize Theron (“Mad Max: Fury Road”) portrays Lorraine Broughton, a top-level spy for MI6, who is dispatched to Berlin to take down a ruthless espionage ring that…

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An Evening India Arie, Charles D. King & Suzanne de Passe

| 2017 | | ,

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India Arie, Grammy Award Winning Artist Charles D. King, Founder and CEO MARCO Suzanne de Passe, Legendary Film and Music Producer James Blue, PBS News Hour, Moderator Doors open at 7:00 PM 7:30 PM Conversation and musical tribute with reception immediately after 9:00 PM After Glow Concert with India Arie *All proceeds…

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OBIT

| 2017 | 93 minutes | |
Directed by Vanessa Gould
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There are only a handful of editorial obituary writers in the world, and none are better than at The Times, where obits have become some of the best writing in journalism. Documentary storytelling in print. First drafts of contemporary history. Mirrors of life’s great variety, humor and pathos. Neatly framed vignettes of…

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SOLD OUT Special Event: James Lapine’s FALSETTOS

| 2016-2017 | | , , , ,
Directed by James Lapine

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BOTH SHOWS OF FALSETTOS ARE SOLD OUT! We are very excited to host James Lapine and his musical FALSETTOS captured live from Lincoln Center with special commentary afterwards by its creator, James Lapine. Join us in our lobby starting at 6:45PM for a reception and live music.  Mr. Lapine is generously allowing us to…

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2017 DOC WEEK: DATELINE-SAIGON

| 2016 | 95 mins. | | , ,
Directed by Thomas D. Herman

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Special Guest: Director Thomas D. Herman will join us for a discussion of the film. DATELINE-SAIGON profiles five Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists — The New York Times’s David Halberstam; The Associated Press’s Malcolm Browne, Peter Arnett, and the legendary photojournalist Horst Faas; and United Press International’s Neil Sheehan. With all the high-stakes drama…

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2017 DOC WEEK: TICKLING GIANTS

, | 2016 | 111 mins. | |
Directed by Sara Taksler

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Director Sara Taksler will be joining us via Skype after the film for an interview led by Kate Davis TICKLING GIANTS tells the story of Dr. Bassem Youssef, the “Egyptian Jon Stewart”, who decides to leave his job as a heart surgeon and become a late-night comedian. The movie is about how…

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2017 DOC WEEK: I AM ANOTHER YOU

, | 2017 | 80 mins. | |
Directed by Nanfu Wang

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Director Nanfu Wang will join us after the film with Producer Marcia Rock for a Q&A discussion. When Chinese filmmaker Nanfu Wang first came to America, Florida seemed like an exotic frontier full of theme parks, prehistoric swamp creatures, and sunburned denizens. As she travels wide-eyed from one city to another, she…

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SOLD OUT — 2017 DOC WEEK: I AM JANE DOE

| 2017 | 99 mins. | |
Directed by Mary Mazzio

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THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT — PLEASE DO NOT COME TO THE THEATER FOR A WAITLIST OR TICKETS. PLEASE CONSIDER JOINING US FOR ANOTHER FILM DURING OUR DOC WEEK.  THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING.   The film will be accompanied by a panel discussion featuring director Mary Mazzio, Yiota Souras, and more….

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2017 DOC WEEK: ALL ACCESS PASS

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In recognition of the rising importance of documentaries to public dialogue, the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society is proud to announce its third annual Documentary Week from July 31st through August 4th, 2017. To see the entire line-up of films click here. PASS HOLDERS, PLEASE SEND US AN EMAIL with your selected festival movie and event selections…

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AUTOMATIC AT SEA

, | 2016 | 88 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Matthew Lessner

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Following the screening Producer/Actor David Henry Gerson and various crew members will answer questions.  On a whim, Eve (a young Swedish traveler) accepts an invitation from Peter (a wealthy heir) to vacation on his family’s private island off the coast of New England. As a series of unexpected delays prevent other guests from…

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BENDING THE ARC — Private showing, by invitation only

| 2017 | 102 mins. | |
Directed by Kief Davidson & Pedro Kos

Co-sponsored with The Fledgling Fund and Nina and David Fialkow. Thirty years ago, a group of improbable heroes came together on a mission that was both medical and moral, and, by everyone’s estimation other than their own, highly unlikely to succeed. Their goal was simple but daring: to make high quality healthcare…

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SOLD OUT! AN ORDINARY MAN with Writer/Director Brad Silberling

2017 | 90 minutes | |
Directed by Brad Silberling

THIS SHOW IS NOW SOLD OUT Writer/Director Brad Silberling will join us for a Q&A! The life of a fugitive war criminal takes a turn for the unexpected in An Ordinary Man.  After years of hiding in plain sight following the brutal Balkan wars, a man known only as the General (Ben…

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Special Event: THE MIKADO

| 2015 | 145 mins (includes intermission) | |
Directed by Jonathan Miller

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Join us for a showing of the famous opera THE MIKADO, captured live to film from the Coliseum, London. History: The show opened on March 14, 1885, in London, where it ran at the Savoy Theatre for 672 performances, which was the second longest run for any work of musical theatre and one of the…

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FILMUSIC Festival: SCORE: A FILM MUSIC DOCUMENTARY + short film WOMEN WHO SCORE

| 2017 | 93 min | | ,
Matt Schrader

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Director Sara Nesson of the short film WOMEN WHO SCORE will join us for a discussion after the screening of these films to discuss the project she’s been working on in Hollywood. What makes a film score unforgettable? SCORE: A FILM MUSIC DOCUMENTARY brings Hollywood’s elite composers together to give viewers a…

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FILMUSIC FESTIVAL: FREE CHILDRENS EVENT

| 2017 | 60 mins. | | ,

Drumming with Rick Bausman! A hands on fully participatory exploration of musical instruments from around the world Rick will lead children through a fun, exciting 1 hour drumming session, so come out and collaborate with us!

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FILMUSIC Festival: ALIVE AND KICKING

| 2017 | 88 mins | | , ,
Susan Glatzer

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ALIVE AND KICKING is a feature-length documentary that takes an inside look into the culture of swing dancing and the characters who make it special. We explore the culture surrounding Swing dance from the emergence of the Lindy Hop to the modern day international phenomenon. The film follows the growth of Swing dance…

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FILMUSIC Festival: MR. GAGA

, | 2017 | 100 mins | | , ,
Tomer Heymann

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Tomer Heymann’s MR. GAGA is a unique documentary experience that tells the story of the internationally acclaimed choreographer Ohad Naharin, who created the daring form of dance and “movement language” Gaga. When he was 22, he was invited to perform with the prestigious Martha Graham dance company, and attended Juilliard and the…

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FILMUSIC Festival: DECONSTRUCTING THE BEATLES: SGT. PEPPER’S LONELY HEARTS BAND

| 2017 | 95 mins | | ,
Scott Freiman

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The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is one of the most influential albums of our time. Rolling Stone described it as the most important rock & roll album ever made, an unsurpassed adventure in concept, sound, songwriting, cover art, and studio technology by the greatest rock & roll group of…

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FILMUSIC Festival: I CALLED HIM MORGAN

| 2017 | 92 min | | , , ,
Kasper Collin

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Special introduction by Dave Kish of WMVY radio — All That Jazz Sunday mornings.   On a snowy night in February 1972, celebrated jazz musician Lee Morgan was shot dead by his common-law wife Helen during a gig at a club in New York City. The murder sent shockwaves through the jazz…

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FILMUSIC Festival: BEST WORST THING THAT EVER COULD HAVE HAPPENED

| 2016 | 95 mins. | | ,
Lonny Price

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One of the truly legendary musicals in the history of Broadway, MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG opened to enormous fanfare in 1981 and closed after sixteen performances. BEST WORST THING THAT EVER COULD HAVE HAPPENED draws back the curtain on the extraordinary drama of that show’s creation and tells the stories of the hopeful…

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FILMUSIC Festival: THE FRESHMAN (1925)

| 1925 | 70 min | | ,
Fred C. Newmeyer & Sam Taylor

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Special Guests – Berklee College of Music’s Silent Film Orchestra performs a new original score live-to-picture of the silent film classic THE FRESHMAN staring Harold Lloyd.   Harold Lamb’s dream is to go to college and become the most popular student on campus, much like the character Speedy played by actor Lester…

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FILMUSIC FESTIVAL 2017 ALL-ACCESS PASS

, | 2017 | | , , , ,

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Thursday, June 22 – Sunday, June 25, 2017 The MV Film Society presents a long weekend of feature and short films that celebrate the convergence of music, culture, and film with engaging films, receptions and live-music events. Music and film flow naturally together. Our fifth annual Filmusic Festival will bring you closer to…

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RISK – Last Showing!

, | 2017 | 84 minutes | |
Directed by Laura Poitras

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How much of your own life are you willing to risk? Laura Poitras, Academy Award winning director of CITIZENFOUR, returns with her most personal and intimate film to date. Filmed over six years, RISK is a complex and volatile character study that collides with a high stakes election year and its controversial…

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HOCKNEY

| 2016 | 112 minutes | |
Directed by Randall Wright

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Hockney weaves together a portrait of the multifaceted artist from frank interviews with close friends and never before seen footage from his own personal archive. One of the great surviving icons of the 1960s, Hockney’s career may have started with almost instant success but in private he has struggled with his art,…

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2017 MV Environmental Film Festival: TOMORROW

, | 2017 | 118 min | | ,
Cyril Dion & Mélanie Laurent

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Climate is changing. Instead of showing all the worst that can happen, this documentary focuses on the people suggesting solutions and their actions. TODAY, we sometimes feel powerless in front of the various crises of our times. TODAY, we know that answers lie in a wide mobilization of the human race. Over…

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2017 Environmental Film Festival: AWAKE, A DREAM FROM STANDING ROCK

| 2017 | 84 min | | , ,
Josh Fox, James Spione, Myron Dewey

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SPECIAL GUESTS: Myron Dewey, Co-director in person; James Spione, Co-director in person; Josh Fox, Producer-Co-Writer-Director via SKYPE; Tanyette Colon – We-Must.com; and Alison Rose Levy, hosts the weekly radio program, “Connect the Dots,” Standing Rock North Dakota became one of the most watched places on earth. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe captured world attention through…

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2017 MV Environmental Film Festival: A PLASTIC OCEAN

| 2016 | 102 mins. | | ,
Craig Leeson

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Special guest, Jennifer Smith Turner will read her poem, SEA LIFE Jennifer Smith Turner is the author of two poetry books, Lost and Found, Rhyming Verse Honoring African American Heroes and Perennial Secrets, Poetry & Prose. Her third poetry collection, Flirting with Truth, is currently being considered for publication.  Jennifer’s poems are included in…

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2017 MV Environmental Film Festival: TROPHY

, | 2017 | 108 mins | | ,
Shaul Schwarz, Christina Clusiau

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Special Guests: Shaul Schwarz and Christina Clusiau will join us via SKYPE tonight after the screening of TROPHY.   “Trophy” first premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival back in January. Endangered African species like elephants, rhinos, and lions march closer to extinction each year. Their devastating decline is fueled by a…

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2017 MV Environmental Film Festival: RANCHER, FARMER, FISHERMAN

| 2017 | 103 min | | ,
Susan Froemke & John Hoffman

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Special Guests for Discussion: Jim Athearn, Shelley Edmundson (ED of MV Fisherman’s Preservation Trust) and a member of her board. Preceded by the short film ONE THOUSAND BEATING HEARTS. In the film, One Hundred Thousand Beating Hearts, filmmaker Peter Byck takes viewers to Bluffton, Georgia to hear from Will Harris of White Oak…

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2017 MV Environmental Film Festival: THE BULLISH FARMER

| 2017 | 79 min | | ,
KEN MARSOLAIS & NANCY VICK

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Join us before the movie for our OPENING NIGHT reception with John Ubaldo, and co-directors Ken Marsolais and Nancy Vick.  All three will participate in an after movie panel discussion with local Vineyard farmers (Eric Glasgow of Grey Barn and Jefferson Monroe of GOOD Farm).  6:30PM — Opening reception in the Film Center Lobby with…

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BALLET IN CINEMA: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

2017 | 100 minutes | | , ,
Composer Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Choreographer George Balanchine, Conductor Simon Hewett

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Numerous choreographers have delved into Shakespeare to find dramatic material for their ballets, beginning with Jean-Georges Noverre, an ardent defender of the “action ballet” and Marius Petipa, who was the first to use Mendelssohn’s stage music. George Balanchine, who also loved the score, would prove no exception. In 1962 he created his…

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WHAT THE HEALTH – with Not Yours Sugar Mamas cafe

| 2017 | 97 Minutes | | ,
Directed by Kip Andersen, Keegan Kuhn

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Dinner and a movie: 10% off menu items at Not Your Sugar Mamas before the movie!   Open 5:30PM to show time. What the Health is the groundbreaking follow-up film from the creators of the award winning documentary Cowspiracy. The film follows intrepid filmmaker Kip Andersen as he uncovers the secret to preventing…

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Special Event: JON WILSON- THE RESTORER’S JOURNEY

2017 | 68 minutes | |

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Double feature: Cape Horn Passage in Schooner WanderBird followed by the main event, The Restorer’s Journey.  Q&A with filmmaker Oleg Harencar (in person) & Jon Wilson (via Skype). With special guest speaker Nat Benjamin of Gannon and Benjamin Marine Railway.   JON WILSON – THE RESTORER’S JOURNEY This new documentary produced by…

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2017 Spectrum Film Festival: I AM MICHAEL

| 2017 | 98 Minutes | | ,
Directed by Justin Kelly

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James Franco stars in the true story of Michael Glatze, a high-profile gay activist who created a national controversy when he claimed to no longer be gay and became a straight Christian pastor. Post-show: Rev. Cathlin Baker leads a conversation about the relationship between Religion and the LGBTQ community. Rev. Bill Clark and…

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2017 Spectrum Film Festival: RARA

| 2016 | 88 Minutes | |
Directed by Pepa San Martín

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Rarely seen in the USA, this film was inspired by the real-life case of a Chilean judge who was stripped of custody of her daughters for being a lesbian. Told from the point of view of thirteen-year-old Sarah, we see the tension of adult drama through the confused and disillusioned eyes of a young…

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2017 Spectrum Film Festival: THE UNTOLD TALES OF ARMISTEAD MAUPIN

| 2017 | 90 Minutes | |
Directed by Jennifer M. Kroot

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Jennifer Kroot’s documentary about the creator of “Tales of the City” examines the life and work of the beloved storyteller, following his evolution from a conservative son of the Old South into a gay rights pioneer whose novels have inspired millions to claim their own truth. Moving between playful and poignant and laugh-out-loud…

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2017 Spectrum Film Festival: YOUTH EVENT

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TREVOR (1994) (16 Minutes) This comedy won the Oscar for Best Live-Action Short Film and led to the creation of The Trevor Project, the national non-profit organization focused on the suicide-prevention of LGBTQ youth. It tells the story of a thirteen-year-old boy whose life falls apart when his fellow middle schoolers learns…

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2017 Spectrum Film Festival: MARGARITA WITH A STRAW

| 2016 | 100 Minutes | |
Directed by Shonali Bose and Nilesh Maniyar

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A fund-raising event for CAMP JABBERWOCKY. Undeterred by her cerebral palsy, charming college student Laila leaves India to study in New York and embarks on a journey of sexual discovery. Her exhilarating adventures cause a rift both within herself and with those she is closest to. Post-show: Skype Q&A with Alexander Freeman,…

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2017 Spectrum Film Festival: 3 GENERATIONS

| 2016 | 92 Minutes | | ,
Directed by Gaby Dellal

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SNEAK PEEK: 3 GENERATIONS tells the stirring and touching story of three generations of a family living under one roof in New York as they deal with the life-changing transformation by one that ultimately affects them all. Ray (Elle Fanning) is a teenager who has struggled with the body assigned to him…

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2017 Spectrum Film Festival: CLOUDBURST

| 2011 | 93 Minutes | | ,
Directed by Thom Fitzgerald

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Oscar-winners Olympia Dukakis and Brenda Fricker star in this Canadian comedy-drama as a lesbian couple, together for thirty years, who embark on a Thelma and Louise-style road trip to Nova Scotia to get married after one is moved into a nursing home by her granddaughter. Post-show: Tom Dunlop leads a conversation about how the LGBTQ…

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2017 Spectrum Film Festival: SPECTRUM SHORTS (in a Variety of Colors)

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BAYARD & ME (2017) (16 Minutes) Bayard Rustin was chief organizer of the 1963 March on Washington and a confidante to Martin Luther King, Jr., but because he was gay, was pushed aside by other members of King’s circle of advisers. This short documentary tells the story of how Rustin, unable to…

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2017 Spectrum Film Festival: THE FREEDOM TO MARRY

| 2016 | 86 Minutes | |
Directed by Eddie Rosenstein

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Going behind the scenes to reveal the inner workings and key players of this historic civil rights struggle, this documentary follows Evan Wolfson, the man known as architect of the same-sex marriage movement, civil rights attorney Mary Bonauto, and their key colleagues as they wage their climactic battle before the United States…

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Film Noir Classics: OUT OF THE PAST

| 1947 | 97 Minutes | |
Directed by Jacques Tourneur

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Guest Introduction by Paul Karasik. A private eye escapes his past to run a gas station in a small town, but his past catches up with him. Now he must return to the big city world of danger, corruption, double crosses and duplicitous dames.     Paul Karasik has selected three films…

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Science on Screen: EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT

| 2015 | 123 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Ciro Guerra

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Special Guest: Holly Bellebuono, medical herbalist, award-winning author, and national speaker on influential ethnobotanists, ethnobotany in general, and her work with indigenous and shamanic healers in particular, drawing from her documentary project, Women Healers of the World.   FREE ADMISSION TO MVFS MEMBERS! EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT is a 2015 Colombian adventure drama film…

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Film Noir Classics: THE KILLERS

| 1946 | 102 Minutes | |
Directed by Robert Siodmak

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Guest Introduction by Paul Karasik. The Killers, directed by Robert Siodmak, who received an Academy Award nomination, has long been considered the quintessential noir film: a character study of one man, Swede (Burt Lancaster), who because of betrayal and the love for a woman, Kitty Collins (Ava Gardner) has lost the will…

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TO KEEP THE LIGHT, in collaboration with Trustees of Reservations

| 2016 | 88 Minutes | | ,
Directed by Erica Fae

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Co-sponsored by the TRUSTEES OF RESERVATIONS Featuring a post-show Skype interview with writer, director and actor Erica Fae. Inspired by true stories, a lighthouse keeper’s wife struggles with her work & her sanity as she cares for her sick husband in the 1800’s.  When a stranger washes up on shore, secrets hidden in…

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Film Noir Classics: SCARLET STREET

| 1945 | 101 Minutes | |
Directed by Fritz Lang

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Guest Introduction by Paul Karasik. In this powerful film noir, a lonely cashier who is an amateur painter lets a beautiful woman believe that he is a wealthy artist. She uses him badly, pretending that his paintings are her creations. But when he finds her in the arms of her con-man lover,…

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MV Clergy Association presents NOMAD’S OASIS

| 2017 | 90 minutes | | ,

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A BENEFIT FOR ISLAND HOMELESS Nomad’s Oasis features an evening of Middle Eastern dance, music, and food. Doors open at 6:30PM for reception prior to musical event. Featuring the Karman Belly Dancers.  MC’s by Kevin Ryan  

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OPERA: THE ABDUCTION FROM THE SERAGLIO

2014 | 180 minutes | | , ,
Conductor Philippe Jordan, Director Zabou Breitman

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Sung in German. Die Entführung aus dem Serail was the first grand opera in the German language to be constructed as a Singspiel, the German theatrical form in which spoken and sung text alternate. At a period when the influence of the Ottoman Empire on its Austrian neighbor lent a certain Turkish…

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THE POWDER & THE GLORY

2015 | 90 minutes | | ,
Directed by Ann Carol Grossman and Arnie Reisman

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In anticipation of the opening of War Paint on Broadway this April at the Nederlander Theatre. War Paint is a new musical inspired by this documentary film. Special guest speaker co-director Arnie Reisman THE POWDER & THE GLORY tells the story of two of the first highly successful women entrepreneurs in America, Elizabeth…

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YARN

| 2016 | 76 minutes | | ,
Directed by Una Lorenzen, Thordur Jonsson, Heather Millard

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Meet the artists who are redefining the tradition of knit and crochet, bringing yarn out of the house and into the world. Reinventing our relationship with this colorful tradition, YARN weaves together wool graffiti artists, circus performers, and structural designers into a visually-striking look at the women who are making a creative…

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KEDI

, , | 2017 | 79 minutes | |
Directed by Ceyda Torun

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KEDi is not a documentary about house cats or the strays you occasionally see in your back yard. KEDi is a film about the hundreds of thousands of cats who have roamed the metropolis of Istanbul freely for thousands of years, wandering in and out of people’s lives, impacting them in ways…

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2017 OSCARS VIEWING PARTY

, | 2017 | 180 mins | |

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Celebrate the 89th Academy Awards telecast, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, among friends and other film lovers at the the MV Film Center. Enjoy light appetizers, desserts, and beverages during the red carpet arrivals beginning at 7PM, get your photo taken with a real Oscar, and fill out your Oscar predictions ballot before the…