India

PHOTOGRAPH

| 2018 | 1 hr 50 mins. | | ,

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Pressured by his grandmother to get married, a struggling street photographer convinces a shy stranger to pose as his fiancee. They soon develop an unexpected bond that transforms both of them in ways they could not have imagined.

HOTEL MUMBAI

, , | 2019 | 123 minutes | | , ,

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A gripping true story of humanity and heroism, HOTEL MUMBAI vividly recounts the 2008 siege of the famed Taj Hotel by a group of terrorists in Mumbai, India. Among the dedicated hotel staff is the renowned chef Hemant Oberoi (Anupam Kher) and a waiter (Academy Award-Nominee Dev Patel) who choose to risk…

IYENGAR: THE MAN, YOGA, AND THE STUDENT’S JOURNEY

, | 2019 | 1 hr 47 mins. | |

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Hailed as “the Michelangelo of yoga” and considered to be one of the most important masters in the world, B.K.S. Iyengar is credited with bringing the ancient art of yoga to the modern masses. Born in Southern India 100 years ago, the legendary guru is the founder of Iyengar Yoga, a form…

THE WEDDING GUEST

, | 2019 | 1 hr 34 mins | | ,
A Film by Michael Winterbottom

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This propulsive, globe-trotting thriller from acclaimed director Michael Winterbottom is a breathless tour through the shadowy underworlds and hidden realms of Pakistan and India. Jay is a man with a secret who travels from Britain to Pakistan to attend a wedding – armed with duct tape, a shotgun, and a plan to…

2016 MVIFF – COURT

| 2015 | 116 mins | | ,
CHAITANYA TAMHANE

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Winner of top prizes at the Venice and Mumbai film festivals, Chaitanya Tamhane’s Court is a quietly devastating, absurdist portrait of injustice, caste prejudice, and venal politics in contemporary India. An elderly folk singer and grassroots organizer, dubbed the “people’s poet,” is arrested on a trumped-up charge of inciting a sewage worker…

THE LUNCHBOX – preshow reception with Indian food and live music

| 2013 | 104 mins | | ,
Directed by Ritesh Batra

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In tribute to the late Jonathan Revere of West Tisbury who was a big fan of cinema.  Co-sponsored by the West Tisbury Library. Free (Indian inspired) refreshments and drinks in lobby starting at 6:30 PM in the film center lobby. Middle class housewife Ila is trying once again to add some spice…

MEET THE PATELS

, | 2015 | 88 minutes | | , ,
Directed by Geeta V. Patel and Ravi V. Patel

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MEET THE PATELS is a laugh-out-loud real life romantic comedy about Ravi Patel, an almost-30-year-old Indian-American who enters a love triangle between the woman of his dreams … and his parents. Filmed by Ravi’s sister in what started as a family vacation video, this hilarious and heartbreaking film reveals how love is…

SOLD OUT! Opening Night: Tented Reception and Film: MEET THE PATELS

, | 2015 | 88 mins | | ,
Geeta V. Patel and Ravi Patel

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On Opening Night of the Festival, we will be holding a tented reception, from 5:30-7:30 PM, on the beautiful water-front lawn adjacent to Ferryboat Pond, just off Beach Road at the Tisbury Marketplace.  We’ll be serving wines, beer ( festival sponsorStella Artois) and appetizers (provided by ) while Jeremy Berlin, Eric Johnson,…