Coming Attractions

THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM

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

Thursday June 27, 2019, 4:00 PM

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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 provided by nature’s conflicts, the Chester’s unlock and uncover a biodiverse design for…

YESTERDAY

| 2019 | 1 hr 56 mins | | , ,
Directed by Danny Boyle

Jack Malik (Himesh Patel, BBC’s Eastenders) is a struggling singer-songwriter in a tiny English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie (Lily James, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again). Then, after a freak bus accident during a mysterious…

HOUSE OF BONES plus Q & A with Director Victoria Campbell

| | 89 minutes | |
A Film by Victoria Campbell

Saturday June 29, 2019, 4:00 PM
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10 Year Anniversary Screening! House of Bones is a raw and personal documentary about the changes a family undergoes when they experience the loss of the matriarch and the house in which they all spent many summers.  

LOST HORIZON with special introduction and Q&A by Victoria Riskin (daughter of Robert Riskin, screenwriter)

| 1937 | 2 hrs 12 mins. | | , ,

Sunday June 30, 2019, 4:00 PM
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Based on a novel by James Hilton, this fantastical drama follows a group of plane-crash survivors who have landed in the mythical Shangri-La, a valley hidden deep within the mountains of the Himalayas. Rescued by followers of the High Llama (Sam Jaffe), the outsiders grow to love the remote paradise, but British…

DO THE RIGHT THING – one night only!

| 1989 | 2 hrs 5 mins | |
A Spike Lee Joint

Sunday June 30, 2019, 7:30 PM (Strand)
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Spike Lee’s iconic Do the Right Thing turns 30 this year, and, to celebrate, the film is returning to theaters with a 4K restoration. This powerful visual feast combines humor and drama with memorable characters while tracing the course of a single day on a block in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn….

“A work in progress, sneak peek” screening of EMPERORS OF THE DEEP, plus Q & A and Book Signing with author William McKeever

, | 2019 | 1 hr 20 mins | | , ,

Wednesday July 03, 2019, 7:30 PM
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“A work in progress, sneak peek” screening of EMPERORS OF THE DEEP, plus Q & A and Book Signing with author William McKeever.   Emperors of the Deep is a unique documentary that takes the viewer on a journey into the world of sharks. The writer and director, Bill McKeever, (who is also…

TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM

| 2019 | 2 hrs | |

This artful and intimate meditation on the legendary storyteller examines her life, her works and the powerful themes she has confronted throughout her literary career. Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics and colleagues on an exploration of race, history, America and the human condition.

DOUBTING THOMAS with director and star WILL McFADDEN in attendance!

| 2018 | 1 hr 26 mins. | |
A Film by Will McFadden

Monday July 08, 2019, 7:30 PM
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Black babies don’t come from white people. Except this one just did. Jen swears to Tom that he’s the father, and she’s just as dumbfounded as everyone else. Tom says he believes her. They’re a team built on trust and they’re in this together. They choose to accept the unexplainable because the responsibility…

THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO

| 2019 | 2 Hrs. | |

Jimmie and his best friend Mont try to reclaim the house built by Jimmie’s grandfather, launching them on a poignant odyssey that connects them to their past, even as it tests their friendship and sense of belonging in the place they call home.

MAIDEN — co-sponsor with SAIL MV on Friday, July 12th

| 2019 | 1 hr 37 mins | |

Friday July 12, 2019, 7:30 PM

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Co-sponsored with SAIL MV Maiden is the story of how Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook in charter boats, became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989. Tracy’s inspirational dream was opposed on all sides: her male competitors thought an all-women crew would never…

GIRLFRIENDS (1979) with Q&A afterwards with director Claudia Weill and Honor Moore

| 1979 | 1 hr 26 mins | | ,
A Film by Claudia Weill

Wednesday July 24, 2019, 7:30 PM
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Followed by a discussion with filmmaker Claudia Weill, Carol Gilligan In a Different Voice, Why the Patriarchy Persists and Honor Moore, poet and memoirist Claudia Weill’s delightful and groundbreaking indie follows aspiring New York photographer (Melanie Mayron in a stylishly subtle performance) as she navigates her way through a complicated web of friendships and romantic entanglements after her…

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE – THE LEHMAN TRILOGY

| 2019 | | ,
Directed by Sam Mendes

Thursday July 25, 2019, 7:30 PM
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The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening. Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, The Ferryman) directs Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles who play the Lehman Brothers, their sons and grandsons. On a cold September morning in 1844 a young man from Bavaria stands…

2019 YOUTH FILMMAKERS CAMP with MVTV

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Monday July 29, 2019, 1:00 to 5:00pm
Tuesday July 30, 2019 1:00 to 5:00pm
Wednesday July 31, 2019, 1:00 to 5:00pm
Thursday August 01, 2019, 1:00 to 5:00pm
Friday August 02, 2019, 1:00 to 5:00pm

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July 29-August 2, 2019, 1-5 pm at MV Regional High School and MVTV HQ in Oak Bluffs Campers will learn various video techniques such as video camera use, interviewing skills, musical video, creating public service announcements, and editing of video content.  The camp will meet each day at MV Regional High School…

VOICES OF BALTIMORE plus Q & A with co-Director Morna McNulty

| 2017 | 55 mins. | |
A Film by Gary Homana, Morna McNulty and Franklin Campbell Jones

Tuesday July 30, 2019, 4:00 PM
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The purpose of this film is to capture and preserve the rich oral histories of an aging and diminishing population of African Americans who 1) grew up in the Mason/Dixon border area of Baltimore, and 2) who lived through the era of legal segregation in the Jim Crow south. The narratives will…

2019 DOC WEEK: MIKE WALLACE IS HERE

| 2019 | 1 hr 34 mins | | ,
A Film by Avi Belkin

Friday August 09, 2019, 7:30 PM
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Deemed the “enemy of the people” by our current president, journalism in America is on the chopping block. Lies, fake news, propaganda, and verbal subterfuge threaten to cripple our First Amendment. This fascinating exposé of 60 Minutes’ fearsome newsman Mike Wallace turns his hard-hitting, no-holds-barred journalistic style loose on Wallace himself, who…

A PRIVATE WAR with Special Guest Director Matthew Heineman!

| 2018 | 1 hr 50 mins | |
Directed by Matthew Heineman

Sunday August 11, 2019, 7:30 PM
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In a world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin (Academy Award nominee Rosamund Pike) is one of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time. Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless, while constantly testing…