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2019 Martha’s Vineyard Environmental Film Festival: ALL-ACCESS PASS

2019 | 4 days | | ,

Presented by Martha’s Vineyard Film Society in collaboration with Vineyard Conservation Society Nature As Inspiration 5th Annual Environmental Film Festival Thursday, May 23 – Sunday, May 26, 2019 For four days, we combine environmental films, discussions, and an art exhibit by MVRHS students that will adorn the walls of the Feldman Family…

2019 Martha’s Vineyard Environmental Film Festival: THE RIVER AND THE WALL

| 2019 | 1 hr 49 mins. | | , , , ,

6:30 pm OPENING RECEPTION in the film center lobby with live Jazz music by David Hannon. The River and the Wall follows five friends on an immersive adventure through the unknown wilds of the Texas borderlands as they travel 1200 miles from El Paso to the Gulf of Mexico on horses, mountain bikes,…

2019 Martha’s Vineyard Environmental Film Festival: INTO THE CANYON

| 2019 | 1 hr 24 mins. | | , , ,

Friday May 24, 2019, 7:30 PM

In 2016 filmmaker/photographer Pete McBride and writer Kevin Fedarko set out on a 750-mile journey on foot through the entire length of the Grand Canyon. From the outset, the challenge was far more than they bargained for. More people have stood on the moon than have completed a continuous through hike of…

2019 Martha’s Vineyard Environmental Film Festival: Climate Change Panel (FREE) — Local and Global perspectives

| 2019 | 90 mins | | ,

Friday May 24, 2019, 4:00 PM

Climate Change seems to be on everyone’s minds these days, from local coffee shops, town halls, to political forums.  Although there are still skeptics (in the minority), the overriding factors driving climate change/global warming is the amount of CO2 that is put into the atmosphere by human hands. For example, it’s estimated that 40% of…


| 2019 | 2 hrs 8 mins | | ,
A Guy Ritchie Film

Friday May 24, 2019, 4:30 PM, 7:30 PM
Saturday May 25, 2019 4:30 PM
Sunday May 26, 2019, 3:30 PM, 6:30 PM
Monday May 27, 2019, 3:30 PM
Tuesday May 28, 2019, 3:30 PM, 6:30 PM


A street urchin frees a genie from a lamp, granting all of his wishes and transforming himself into a charming prince in order to marry a beautiful princess. But soon, an evil sorcerer becomes hell-bent on securing the lamp for his own sinister purposes. Disney Pictures remakes its animated classic into a musical fantasy…

2019 Martha’s Vineyard Environmental Film Festival: SEA OF SHADOWS

| 2018 | 1 hr 46 mins | | , ,

Saturday May 25, 2019, 7:30 PM

Special guest — Michael Moore, Director of the WHOI Marine Mammal Center Sea of Shadows is a feature documentary thriller that follows undercover investigators, environmentalists, journalists, and the Mexican Navy on their desperate last-minute effort to rescue the Earth’s smallest whale-the Vaquita-from extinction. A looming disaster in one of the most spectacular environments…

2019 Martha’s Vineyard Environmental Film Festival: ARTIFISHAL with after thoughts by the Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust 

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Saturday May 25, 2019, 4:00 PM

Commentary by members of the Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust  The road to extinction is paved with good intentions. ARTIFISHAL is a film about people, rivers, and the fight for the future of wild fish and the environment that supports them. It explores wild salmon’s slide toward extinction, threats posed by fish hatcheries…

2019 Martha’s Vineyard Environmental Film Festival: INSPIRING SHORT FILMS

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Saturday May 25, 2019, 1:00 PM

A program of inspiring short films with environmental/nature/outdoor themes. BURNED followed by a Q & A with directors Alan Dater and Lisa Mertin USA/Duration: 30 mins Directed by Alan Dater and Lisa Mertin BURNED tells the little-known story of the accelerating destruction of our forests for fuel and probes the policy loopholes, huge subsidies,…

2019 Martha’s Vineyard Environmental Film Festival: MVRHS Student Art Show Reception and Awards organized by Vineyard Conservation Society

2019 | 30 minutes,

Saturday May 25, 2019, 3:30 PM

On Saturday, join us for a special event honoring our Island’s talented young artists. The Art of Conservation, an art competition created by the Vineyard Conservation Society, holds its annual award ceremony at 4:00, preceded by the first public showing of the winning artworks. The opening is at 3:30 with light refreshments,…


| 2019 | 2 hs 5 mins. | | ,

Saturday May 25, 2019, 7:30 PM
Monday May 27, 2019 6:30 PM


A sharp and deceptively layered comedy that’s further fueled by the odd couple chemistry of its leads, this Long Shot largely hits its marks.  Fred Flarsky (Seth Rogen) is a gifted and free-spirited journalist with an affinity for trouble. Charlotte Field (Charlize Theron) is one of the most influential women in the world. Smart, sophisticated,…

2019 Martha’s Vineyard Environmental Film Festival Youth Event: INVENTING TOMORROW with commentary from MA state Science Fair winner Noah Glasgow

| 2018 | 1 hr 45 mins. | | , , , ,

Sunday May 26, 2019, 1:00 PM

Q&A will follow with our state’s science fair winner, Noah Glasgow, who attended the International Science & Engineering Fair recently. Meet passionate teenage innovators from around the globe who are creating cutting-edge solutions to confront the world’s environmental threats–found right in their own backyards–while navigating the doubts and insecurities that mark adolescence. Take…

2019 Martha’s Vineyard Environmental Film Festival: THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM with Island Grown Initiative

| 2019 | 1 hr 31 mins. | | , , ,
Directed by John Chester

Sunday May 26, 2019, 4:00 PM

Special Guests: Matthew Dix, Island Grown Initiative/North Tabor Farm, and with several other island farmers. THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM chronicles the eight-year quest of John and Molly Chester as they trade city living for 200 acres of barren farmland and a dream to harvest in harmony with nature. Through dogged perseverance and embracing the opportunity…

2019 Martha’s Vineyard Environmental Film Festival: WOMAN AT WAR with guest Kathie Olson, activist

, | 2018 | 1 hr 44 mins. | | , , , ,

Sunday May 26, 2019, 7:30 PM

Halla is a fifty-year-old independent woman. But behind the scenes of a quiet routine, she leads a double life as a passionate environmental activist. Known to others only by her alias “The Woman of the Mountain,” Halla secretly wages a one-woman-war on the local aluminum industry. As Halla’s actions grow bolder, from…


| 2019 | 130 min | | ,

Wednesday May 29, 2019, 7:30 PM

“Asbury Park: Riot, Redemption, Rock n Roll” tells the story of the long troubled town of Asbury Park, and how the power of music can unite a divided community. A once storied seaside resort, Asbury Park erupted in flames during a summer of civil unrest, crippling the town for the next 45…


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Wednesday May 29, 2019, 4:00 PM


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…


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Thursday May 30, 2019, 4:00 PM


In a picturesque village in England, Joan Stanley (Academy Award winner Dame Judi Dench), lives in contented retirement. Then suddenly her tranquil existence is shattered as she’s shockingly arrested by MI5. For Joan has been hiding an incredible past; she is one of the most influential spies in living history… Cambridge University…