Martha's Vineyard Film Center

Home of the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society, operating year-round as an arthouse cinema and educational center

FILM TALK: CAMERA MOVEMENT followed by THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL

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With Bob Dutton

Tuesday March 19, 2019, 6:30 PM
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Go back to school with our very own Bob Dutton. Join us for a 30 minute film class followed by a screening of delightful (and relevant) films. Free Admission for all Film Society Members. Bring the whole family!

APOLLO 11

| 2019 | 1 hr 33 mins | | ,
A film by Todd Douglas Miller

Wednesday March 20, 2019, 4:00 PM
Thursday March 21, 2019 4:00 PM
Saturday March 23, 2019, 1:00 PM Sunday March 24, 2019, 1:00 PM Thursday March 28, 2019, 4:00 PM BUY TICKETS

Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin embark on a historic mission to the moon in 1969. Apollo 11 is a 2019 documentary film directed by Todd Douglas Miller. It focuses on the 1969 Apollo 11 mission, the first spaceflight to land people on the moon. The film consists solely of archival footage shot in 70 mm film that was previously unreleased…

Science on Screen: SCIENCE FAIR (with special guest Kashfia Rahman)

| 2019 | 1 hr 38 mins | |

Wednesday March 20, 2019, 7:30 PM
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This film is part of our Science on Screen® Program Hailed by critics as “immensely likeable,” “brilliant and quirky” and an “ode to the teenage science geeks on whom our future depends,” and winner of the audience award at Sundance and SXSW, National Geographic Documentary Films’ SCIENCE FAIR follow nine high school students from around…

SMUGGLING HENDRIX

| 2018 | 93 mins. | | ,
Directed by Marios Piperides

Thursday March 21, 2019, 7:30 PM
Friday March 22, 2019 4:00 PM
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MVIFF AUDIENCE FAVORITE RETURNS! Yiannis, a fading musician, is planning to leave crisis-ridden Cyprus for a better life abroad. His plans are put on hold when his dog Jimi runs away and crosses the UN buffer zone that divides the “Greek” from the “Turkish” side of the island. Since animal exchange between…

FIRST REFORMED

| 2018 | 1 hr 53 mins. | |
Written and Directed by Paul Schrader

Friday March 22, 2019, 7:30 PM
Saturday March 23, 2019 7:30 PM
Sunday March 24, 2019, 4:00 PM Wednesday March 27, 2019, 7:30 PM Thursday March 28, 2019, 7:30 PM BUY TICKETS

Reverend Ernst Toller (Ethan Hawke) is a solitary, middle-aged parish pastor at a small Dutch Reform church in upstate New York on the cusp of celebrating its 250th anniversary. Once a stop on the Underground Railroad, the church is now a tourist attraction catering to a dwindling congregation, eclipsed by its nearby…

THE CHARMER

, | 2018 | 100 minutes | | ,
A film by Milad Alami

Saturday March 23, 2019, 4:00 PM
Sunday March 24, 2019 7:30 PM
Wednesday March 27, 2019, 4:00 PM BUY TICKETS

MVIFF AUDIENCE FAVORITE RETURNS! An intense drama about a young Iranian man desperate to meet a woman who can provide a “paper marriage” so he can stay in Denmark. Then he falls in love—just as his past catches up with him.  

FILM TALK: PARODY followed by HAIL, CAESAR!

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With Bob Dutton

Tuesday March 26, 2019, 6:30 PM
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Go back to school with our very own Bob Dutton. Join us for a 30 minute film class followed by a screening of delightful (and relevant) films. Free Admission for all Film Society Members. Bring the whole family!  

MET OPERA LIVE: DIE WALKÜRE

| 1870 | 4 hrs. 55 min. | |

Saturday March 30, 2019, 12:00pm (Film Center)
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The second installment of Wagner’s Ring cycle, Die Walküre, stars heroic soprano Christine Goerke as the warrior goddess Brünnhilde, whose encounter with the mortal twins Siegmund and Sieglinde, sung by Stuart Skelton and Eva-Maria Westbroek, leads her on a journey from Valhalla to earthbound humanity. Philippe Jordan conducts.

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE – ALL ABOUT EVE

| 2019 | 130 mins. | | ,

Friday April 12, 2019, 7:30 PM
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Gillian Anderson (X-Files, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) lead in All About Eve, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London. All About Eve tells the story of Margo Channing. Legend. True star of the theatre. The spotlight is hers, always has been….

KLIMT & SCHIELE: EROS AND PSYCHE

| 2018 | 90 mins. | | , ,

Wednesday April 17, 2019, 7:30 pm
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Eros and Psyche, recounts the start of the Vienna Secession, a magical art movement formed in the late 1890’s for art, literature and music, in which new ideas are circulated, Freud discovers the drives of the psyche, and women begin to claim their independence. It was a movement that marked a new era…

MET OPERA LIVE: DIALOGUES DES CARMÉLITES

| 1953 | 3 hrs. 29 min. | |

Saturday May 11, 2019, 12:00pm (Film Center)
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Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads an accomplished ensemble in Poulenc’s devastating modern masterpiece of faith and martyrdom. Isabel Leonard is the young Blanche de La Force, opposite Met legend Karita Mattila as the First Prioress

WATER LILIES OF MONET: THE MAGIC OF WATER AND LIGHT

| 2018 | 80 mins. | | , ,

Wednesday May 22, 2019, 7:30 pm
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Voyage through the masterpieces and obsessions of the genius and founder of Impressionism, Claude Monet. An art-world disruptor at the turn of the 20th century whose obsession with capturing light and water broke all convention, Monet revolutionized Modern Art with his timeless masterpieces. An in-depth, exclusive tour led by Monet scholars of…

ASBURY PARK: RIOT, REDEMPTION, ROCK & ROLL

| 2019 | 130 min | | ,

Wednesday May 29, 2019, 7:30 PM
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“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…

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 BUY TICKETS

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…