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MET OPERA LIVE: MARIA STUARDA

| 2019 | 2 hrs 46 mins | |

Saturday May 09, 2020, 12:55 PM
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Soprano Diana Damrau, following her triumph as Violetta in last season’s new production of Verdi’s La Traviata, stars as the martyred Mary, Queen of Scots, in Donizetti’s bel canto showcase. Star mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton is her imperious rival Queen Elizabeth I, and the silken-voiced tenor Stephen Costello is the noble Earl of…

MET OPERA LIVE: TOSCA

| 2019 | 2 hrs 57 mins | |

Saturday April 11, 2020, 12:55 PM
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Soprano Anna Netrebko, whom the New York Times hailed as “magnificent” when she made her role debut as Tosca in 2018, returns as Puccini’s explosive diva, back by popular demand. Tenors Najmiddin Mavlyanov and Brian Jagde alternate as the idealistic painter Cavaradossi, and baritones George Gagnidze and Michael Volle complete the opera’s…

MET OPERA LIVE: DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER

| 2019 | 2 hrs 19 mins | |

Saturday March 14, 2020, 12:55 PM
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The great bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel returns to the company for the first time since 2012, in the title role of the cursed sea captain doomed to sail the open ocean for eternity. Valery Gergiev conducts a new production by François Girard, whose visionary 2013 take on Parsifal set the recent Met…

MET OPERA LIVE: AGRIPPINA

| 2019 | 3 hrs 45 mins | |

Saturday February 29, 2020, 12:55 PM
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Handel’s tale of intrigue and impropriety in ancient Rome receives its first Met performances, with star mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato as the controlling, power-hungry Agrippina and Harry Bicket conducting. Sir David McVicar’s production ingeniously reframes the action of this black comedy about the abuse of power to “the present,” where it should loudly…

MET OPERA LIVE: The Gershwins’ PORGY AND BESS

| 2019 | 3 hrs 15 mins | |

Saturday February 01, 2020, 12:55 PM
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One of America’s favorite operas returns to the Met for the first time in nearly 30 years. James Robinson’s stylish production transports audiences to Catfish Row on the Charleston waterfront, vibrant with the music, dancing, emotion, and heartbreak of its inhabitants. “If you’re going to stage Gershwin’s opera, this is how,” raved…

MET OPERA LIVE: WOZZECK

| 2019 | 1 hr and 32 mins. | |

Saturday January 11, 2020, 12:55 PM
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After wowing audiences with his astounding production of Lulu in 2015, South African artist William Kentridge now focuses his extraordinary visual imagination on Berg’s other operatic masterpiece, set in an apocalyptic pre–World War I environment. Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin is on the podium for this important event, with baritone Peter Mattei making his…

BOLSHOI BALLET: THE NUTCRACKER

| 2019 | 140 mins. | | , , ,

Sunday December 22, 2019, 1:00 PM

On Christmas Eve, Marie’s Nutcracker doll magically transforms into a prince and together their wonderful adventure begins. The Nutcracker invites audiences of all ages on a magical journey, through a world of enchantment, complete with dancing snowflakes and dolls that have come to life, accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s beloved score. The timeless holiday classic returns to the Bolshoi stage…

THE MET Encore: Mozart’s THE MAGIC FLUTE

, | 2019 | 120 minutes | | ,
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Saturday December 14, 2019, 1:00 PM
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The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte), is an opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to a German libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder. Separately, then together, Tamino and Pamina undergo severe trials of initiation, which end in triumph, with the Queen and her cohorts vanquished.  Tony Award winner Julie Taymor’s production of Mozart’s…

GREAT ART ON SCREEN: THE PRADO MUSEUM: A COLLECTION OF WONDERS

| 2019 | 90 mins. | | , ,

Wednesday December 11, 2019, 7:30 pm
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THE PRADO MUSEUM: A COLLECTION OF WONDERS celebrates the 200th anniversary of the storied Prado Museum — one of the most-visited museums in the world. Hosted by Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons, this cinematic journey offers viewers a spell-binding experience, telling the story of Spain and beyond, through the works of Vélazquez,…

MET OPERA LIVE: AKHNATEN

| 2019 | 3 hrs and 31 mins. | |

Saturday November 23, 2019, 12:55 PM
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Director Phelim McDermott tackles another one of Philip Glass’s masterpieces, following the now-legendary Met staging of Satyagraha. Star countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo is the title pharaoh, the revolutionary ruler who transformed ancient Egypt, with the striking mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges in her Met debut as his wife, Nefertiti. To match the opera’s hypnotic, ritualistic…

GREAT ART ON SCREEN: GAUGUIN IN TAHITI: PARADISE LOST

| 2019 | 90 mins. | | , ,

Wednesday November 13, 2019, 7:30 pm
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GAUGUIN IN TAHITI: PARADISE LOST traces the legendary life story of Paul Gauguin who left France for Tahiti, feverishly in search of deep immersions into lush nature, for feelings, visions and colors, ever purer and brighter. Audiences join this journey from Tahiti to American museums including New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art,…

MET OPERA LIVE: MADAMA BUTTERFLY

| 2019 | 3 hrs and 12 mins. | |

Saturday November 09, 2019, 12:55 PM
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Leading sopranos Hui He and Ana María Martínez share the heartbreaking title role of the doomed geisha, with tenors Piero Pretti and Andrea Carè as the American naval officer who abandons her. Brazilian baritone Paulo Szot adds a new role to his Met repertory as Sharpless, a role that he has previously sung…

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE – HANSARD

| 2019 | 1 hr 20 mins | |
Written by Simon Woods

Thursday November 07, 2019, 7:30 PM
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Hansard; noun The official report of all parliamentary debates. See Olivier Award-winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van, The Queen), in this brand new play from Simon Woods, broadcast live from the National Theatre in London. It’s a summer’s morning in 1988 and Tory politician Robin…

MILES DAVIS: BIRTH OF THE COOL – Encore Presentation!

| 2019 | 115 mins | | ,
A Stanley Nelson Film
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Miles Davis: horn player, bandleader, innovator. Elegant, intellectual, vain. Callous, conflicted, controversial. Magnificent, mercurial. Genius. The very embodiment of cool. The man with a sound so beautiful it could break your heart. The central theme of Miles Davis’s life was his restless determination to break boundaries and live life on his own…

WiFF 2019: A FINE LINE

| 2017 | 70 minutes | | ,
A Film by Joanna James

Sunday October 27, 2019, 4:00 PM
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WINE AND CHEESE RECEPTION BEFORE THE FILM! A Fine Line provides behind the scenes look of restaurant culture with women at the helm. The documentary explores why less than 7% of head chefs and restaurant owners are women hearing insight from world-renowned chefs and a small-town restaurateur who says its how it is…

WiFF 2019: ATLANTICS

, , | 2019 | 1 hr 44 mins | | , , ,
A Film by Mati Diop

Sunday October 27, 2019, 7:30 PM
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Marginalized young lovers in Senegal desperately seek a better life by any means necessary, in this highly anticipated, Cannes Grand Prix–winning feature debut from Mati Diop. In Senegal’s bustling capital, Dakar, two young lovers sneak private moments with the urgency of youthful desire. Their gravitational pull towards each other is also based…

MET OPERA LIVE: MANON

| 2019 | 3 hrs and 52 mins. | |

Saturday October 26, 2019, 12:55 PM
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Exhilarating soprano Lisette Oropesa stars as the irresistible title character, the tragic beauty who yearns for the finer things in life, in Laurent Pelly’s revealing production. Tenor Michael Fabiano is the besotted Chevalier des Grieux, whose desperate love for Manon proves their undoing. Maurizio Benini conducts Massenet’s sensual score.

WiFF 2019: SENSITIVITY TRAINING

| 2018 | 1 hr 27 mins | | ,
Directed by Melissa Finell

Saturday October 26, 2019, 5:30 PM
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Rude, crude and unapologetic, microbiologist Dr. Serena Wolfe didn’t get to where she is by playing nice. When a colleague’s untimely demise is attributed to Dr. Wolfe’s ferocious abrasiveness, she’s ordered to undergo an attitude adjustment courtesy of perpetually chipper sensitivity coach Caroline. With Caroline shadowing Serena’s every move, they develop an…

WiFF 2019: PARADISE HILLS

, | 2019 | 94 minutes | | , ,
A Film by Alice Waddington

Saturday October 26, 2019, 8:00 PM
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In this futuristic fairy tale, Uma (Emma Roberts) wakes to find herself at Paradise Hills, a facility where high-class families send their daughters to become perfect versions of themselves—run by the mysterious Duchess (Milla Jovovich). The outspoken Uma finds solace in friendship with other Paradise Hills residents: Chloe (Danielle McDonald, Dumplin’; Pattycakes),…

WiFF 2019: I AM NOT A WITCH

| 2018 | 90 minutes | | , ,
A Film by Rungano Nyoni

Friday October 25, 2019, 4:00 PM
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Zambian-Welsh director Rungano Nyoni’s provocative satire revolves around a young girl sentenced to life imprisonment at a state-run witch camp. Counting Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos as kindred artistic spirit, Nyoni’s film is an at times unapologetically confounding work that tackles misogyny in Zambia. The film was shot over six weeks in the…

WiFF 2019: BE NATURAL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ALICE GUY-BLACHÉ

| 2018 | 103 minutes | | ,
Directed by Pamela B. Green

Friday October 25, 2019, 7:30 PM
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Director Pamela Green will join us via Skype after the film for a discussion! Alice Guy-Blaché was a true pioneer who got into the movie business at the very beginning—in 1894, at the age of 21. Two years later, she was made head of production at Gaumont and started directing films. She…

JIMMY TINGLE’S 2020 VISION

| 2019 | |

Saturday October 19, 2019, 7:30 PM
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THIS IS A LIVE STAND-UP COMEDY EVENT Jimmy Tingle’s 20/20 Vision is a funny, thought provoking and hopeful look at contemporary life and politics through the experience of comedian, commentator and 2018 candidate for LT Governor of Massachusetts, Jimmy Tingle. The show will help answer the question “why would a comedian run…

GREAT ART ON SCREEN: TINTORETTO: A REBEL IN VENICE

| 2019 | 90 mins. | | , ,

Wednesday October 16, 2019, 7:30 PM
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Tintoretto: A Rebel in Venice fully immerses audiences in the life of the last great artist of the Italian Renaissance.   With the enchanting narrative voice of twice Academy Award nominee Helena Bonham Carter, cinema audiences visit places that evoke and preserve the memory of the painter, including the State Archives, the Doge’s Palace, St. Mark’s…

THE MET: LIVE IN HD 2019/20 MINI SEASON PASS (any 5 performances)

| 2019-20 | |

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The Met: Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live high-definition cinema simulcasts is returning for it’s 14th season. The 2019–20 Live in HD season of movie theater transmissions begins on October 12 with Puccini’s Turandot, led by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. The 2019-20 Live in HD season features ten transmissions, All…

MET OPERA LIVE: TURANDOT

| 2019 | 3 hrs | |

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Two of opera’s most thrilling dramatic sopranos, Christine Goerke and Nina Stemme, reprise their fierce portrayals of the title princess. Yannick Nézet-Séguin takes the podium to conduct Franco Zeffirelli’s dazzling production of Puccini’s final masterpiece, which also features tenors Yusif Eyvazov and Marco Berti as Calàf, sopranos Eleonora Buratto and Hibla Gerzmava as…

MVIFF ENCORE: THE BRA

, | 2019 | 90 mins | | ,
A Film by Veit Helmer

Sunday October 13, 2019 7:30 PM
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MVIFF AUDIENCE FAVORITE BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Train driver Nurlan is heading to Baku for the last time before retirement. On its way round the neighborhoods of the city his train snags a blue bra off a washing line. To escape from his lonely existence, Nurlan embarks on the most adventurous journey…

RAISE HELL: THE LIFE & TIMES OF MOLLY IVINS

| 2019 | 1 hr 33 mins | |

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RAISE HELL is a documentary about the celebrated national political columnist and Texan, Molly Ivins who used her razor sharp wit to speak truth to power.

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE – FLEABAG – Special Encore!

| 2019 | 80 mins. | |
Written and performed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge


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See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag, broadcast live to cinemas from London’s West End. Written and performed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag, Killing Eve) and directed by Vicky Jones, Fleabag is a rip-roaring look at some sort of woman living her sort of life. Fleabag may…

THE MET: LIVE IN HD 2019/20 FULL SEASON PASS TO ALL 10 LIVE PERFORMANCES

| 2019-20 | |
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MET OPERA LIVE — SEASON PASSES ON SALE NOW! The Met: Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live high-definition cinema simulcasts is returning for it’s 14th season. The 2019–20 Live in HD season of movie theater transmissions begins on October 12 with Puccini’s Turandot, led by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. The…

2019 MANHATTAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL hosted by MV Film Society

| 2019 | 130 mins | | ,

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Film Lovers of Martha’s Vineyard can unite with an audience of over 100,000 film buffs in over 300 cinemas across 6 Continents during this week when the MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival screens at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. MANHATTAN SHORT announced the Final 10 for its 22nd Annual Short Film Festival, a…

MVIFF ENCORE: COLD CASE HAMMARSKJÖLD

| 2019 | 2 hrs 8 mins | |
A Film by Mads Brügger

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FESTIVAL FAVORITE – BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! In 1961, United Nations secretary-general Dag Hammarskjöld’s plane mysteriously crashed, killing Hammarskjöld and most of the crew. With the case still unsolved 50-plus years later, Danish journalist, filmmaker, and provocateur Mads Brügger (The Red Chapel, The Ambassador) leads us down an investigative rabbit hole to…

MVIFF 2019: CLOSING NIGHT FILM: PARASITE + Closing Party at LA SOFFITTA (Special Asian menu)

| 2019 | 2 hrs 12 mins | |
A Film by Bong Joon-Ho

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Meet the Park Family: the picture of aspirational wealth. And the Kim Family, rich in street smarts but not much else. Be it chance or fate, these two houses are brought together and the Kims sense a golden opportunity. Masterminded by college-aged Ki-woo, the Kim children expediently install themselves as tutor and…

MVIFF 2019: SIBEL

| 2019 | 95 Minutes | | ,
A film by Cagla Zencirci & Guillaume Giovanetti

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25-year-old Sibel lives with her father and sister in a secluded village in the mountains of Turkey’s Black Sea region. Sibel is a mute, but she communicates by using the ancestral whistled language of the area. Rejected by her fellow villagers, she relentlessly hunts down a wolf that is said to be…

MVIFF 2019: FIG TREE

, | 2018 | 93 mins | | ,

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Ethiopian-Israeli writer-director Aäläm-Wärqe Davidian makes a startlingly confident feature debut with this story of lives torn asunder by civil war. Set in Addis Ababa in 1989, FIG TREE follows a teenage girl’s harrowing coming of age. Mina is 16 years old. The Ethiopian Civil War has been underway her entire life. She…

MVIFF 2019: EVERY DAY A GOOD DAY (NICHINICHI KORE KÔJITSU)

| 2019 | 1 hr 40 mins | | ,
A Film by Tatsushi Ohmori

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A college student finds solace in the meditative art of Japanese tea ceremonies.

MVIFF 2019: LUCKY GRANDMA with Michael Tow “Little Handsome” for Q&A

, | 2019 | 1 hr 40 mins | | ,
A Film by Sasie Sealy

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In the heart of Chinatown, New York, ornery, chain-smoking, newly widowed 80-year–old Grandma (Tsai Chin) is eager to live life as an independent woman, despite the worry of her family. When a local fortune teller predicts a most auspicious day in her future, Grandma decides to head to the casino and goes all in,…

MVIFF 2019: INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILMS JURIED COMPETITION

| 2019 | 1 hour 41 mins | | ,

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From over 350+ entries our festival selection committee has chosen 9 finalists. We will screen each short film and our jury will select the “Best Overall” film at the conclusion of the program. The winning film will be shown again prior to the Closing Night film. 2019 MVIFF SHORT FILM FINALISTS 1)…

MVIFF 2019: ASH IS PUREST WHITE

| 2019 | 2 hrs 16 mins | | , ,
Written & Directed by Zhangke Jia

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A tragicomedy initially set in the jianghu-criminal underworld-setting, ASH IS PUREST WHITE is less a gangster movie than a melodrama. With a three-part structure, it begins by following the quick-witted Qiao (Tao Zhao) and her mobster boyfriend Bin (Fan Liao) as they stake out their turf against rivals and upstarts in 2001…

MVIFF 2019: MIDNIGHT FAMILY

| 2019 | 1 hr 21 mins | | , ,
Directed by Luke Lorentzen

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In Mexico City’s wealthiest neighborhoods, the Ochoa family runs a private ambulance, competing with other for-profit EMTs for patients in need of urgent help. As the Ochoas try to make a living in this cutthroat industry, they struggle to keep their financial needs from compromising the people in their care.

MVIFF 2019: ANIMATION SHORTS SHOWCASE with Bill Plympton and other filmmakers

| 2019 | 73 mins | | ,
Curated by BILL PLYMPTON

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A collection of some of the world’s best new short animated films from acclaimed animators curated by Bill Plympton. The MV International Film Festival will present a display of animated shorts with a showcase curated by Bill Plympton, Academy Award-nominated animator recently garnered national attention with his short films “Trump Bites” ran on…

MVIFF 2019: THE BRA Plus Q&A with Director Veit Helmer!

, | 2019 | 90 mins | | , ,
A Film by Veit Helmer

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Train driver Nurlan is heading to Baku for the last time before retirement. On its way round the neighborhoods of the city his train snags a blue bra off a washing line. To escape from his lonely existence, Nurlan embarks on the most adventurous journey of his life: to find the owner…

MVIFF 2019: 3 FACES

| 2019 | 100 Minutes | | , ,
Directed and Written by Jafar Panhi

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Well-known actress Behnaz Jafari is distraught by a provincial girl’s video plea for help–oppressed by her family to not pursue her studies at the Tehran drama conservatory. Behnaz abandons her shoot and turns to filmmaker Jafar Panahi to help solve the mystery of the young girl’s troubles. They travel by car to…

MVIFF 2019: IN THE AISLES (In den Gängen)

| 2018 | 2 hrs 5 mins | | , ,
A Film by Thomas Stuber

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When the reclusive Christian (Franz Rogowski, TRANSIT) takes a job working the night shift at a big box store, his new manager, Bruno from the Beverage Department (Peter Kurth, BABYLON BERLIN), teaches him the lay of the land and the delicacy it takes to operate a forklift. Christian becomes enamored by his…

MVIFF 2019: A FAITHFUL MAN (L’homme fidèle)

| 2018 | 1 hr 15 mins | |
Directed by Louis Garrel

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Marianne leaves Abel for Paul, his best friend and the father of her unborn child. Eight years later, Paul dies. Abel and Marianne get back together, arousing feelings of jealousy in both Marianne’s son, Joseph, and Paul’s sister, Eva, who has secretly loved Abel since childhood.

MVIFF 2019: ALONE AT MY WEDDING (SEULE À MON MARIAGE)

| 2018 | 121 mins | | ,
Written & Directed by Marta Bergman

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Insolent, spontaneous, funny. Pamela, a young Roma, is different from other girls in her community. A single mother, she lives with her grandmother and her little girl in a small hut where the three of them share a bed. How can she reconcile the needs of her two-year old daughter and her…

MVIFF 2019: COLD CASE HAMMARSKJÖLD

| 2019 | 2 hrs 8 mins | | ,
A Film by Mads Brügger

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In 1961, United Nations secretary-general Dag Hammarskjöld’s plane mysteriously crashed, killing Hammarskjöld and most of the crew. With the case still unsolved 50-plus years later, Danish journalist, filmmaker, and provocateur Mads Brügger (The Red Chapel, The Ambassador) leads us down an investigative rabbit hole to unearth the truth. Scores of false starts,…

MVIFF 2019: OPENING NIGHT PARTY & FILM: HONEYLAND

| 2019 | 85 mins | | ,

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On Opening Night of the Festival, enjoy meeting fellow festival attendees and special guests inside a tented reception, from 5:30-7:30 PM, on the beautiful waterfront lawn adjacent to Lagoon Pond, just off Beach Road at the Tisbury Marketplace.   We’ll be serving wines, beer (Festival sponsor OUR MARKET) and appetizers (provided by Sarah…

MVIFF 2019 SPOTLIGHT: LORO (THEM)

| 2019 | 158 mins | | , ,
A Film by Paolo Sorrentino

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Sex, drugs, power, and vice: welcome to the mid-2000s Italy of Silvio Berlusconi, the egomaniac billionaire Prime Minister who presides over an empire of scandal and corruption. Sergio (Riccardo Scamarcio) is an ambitious young hustler managing an escort service catering to the rich and powerful. Determined to move up in the world,…

MVIFF 2019: ALL-ACCESS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL PASS

| 2019 | six days/nights | | , , ,
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ALL-ACCESS FESTIVAL PASS Click here for festival information and details Click here for Film Schedule and Events at MVIFF 2019 $250 per person $220 per person, discounted for film society members General Admission to any film during the festival (however pass holder must pre-select movie tickets in advance with our staff. Please arrive…

MVIFF 2019 SPOTLIGHT: BIRDS OF PASSAGE (PÁJAROS DE VERANO)

| 2019 | 125 Minutes | | ,
Directed by Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra

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From the Oscar-nominated team behind the genre-defying Embrace of the Serpent, comes an equally audacious saga centered on the Wayúu indigenous people during a crucial period in recent Colombian history. Torn between his desire to become a powerful man and his duty to uphold his culture’s values, Rapayet (José Acosta) enters the drug…

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE – THE LEHMAN TRILOGY – SPECIAL ENCORE!

| 2019 | Running Time is 210 minutes with two intervals | | ,
Directed by Sam Mendes

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SPECIAL ENCORE SCREENING – BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! 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…

SOLD OUT – DOUBTING THOMAS – Encore Screening – with director and star WILL McFADDEN in person!

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

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BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! 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…

BABYLON

, , | 1980 | 1 hr 35 mins. | | ,

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Franco Rosso’s incendiary Babylon had its world premiere at Cannes in 1980 but went unreleased in the U.S. for “being too controversial, and likely to incite racial tension” (Vivien Goldman, Time Out). Raw and smoldering, it follows a young dance hall DJ (Brinsley Forde, frontman of landmark British reggae group Aswad) in South London as he…

THE GRATEFUL DEAD: LIVE AT GIANTS STADIUM 6/17/91

| 2019 | 120 Minutes | | ,

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Special introduction by JerBear from MVY Radio’s “SHAKEDOWN STREET”  Come one, come all!  This can’t-miss event features the previously unreleased complete June 17, 1991 concert from Giants Stadium. Widely considered one of the greatest shows of the band’s final decade of performing, 6/17/91 also sounds unlike any Dead show you’ve ever heard…

2019 DOC WEEK: THE 5TH DEMENTIA with Q & A by Director Serene Meshel-Dillman

| 2019 | 1 hr 37 mins | | ,
A Film by Serene Meshel-Dillman

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PLUS Q & A with Director Serene Meshel-Dillman The 5th Dementia is a diverse band featuring former professionals from a range of socioeconomic and educational backgrounds who now struggle to remember anything at all due to their illnesses. Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Parkinson’s. They come together to play and sing a list of songs compiled…

AGENTS OF CHANGE – with co-directors Abby Ginzberg and Frank Dawson in collaboration with Cornell University

| 2016 | 66 minutes | |
A film by Frank Dawson and Abby Ginzberg

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Post-screening discussion with filmmakers Abby Ginzberg and Frank Dawson  AGENTS OF CHANGE is an award-winning film about the black-led student protest movement of the late 1960’s which helped bring about Black and Ethnic Studies programs across the country. Through the stories of the young men and women who were at the forefront of…

2019 DOC WEEK: FOR THEY KNOW NOT WHAT THEY DO – plus Q & A with director Dan Karslake!

| 2019 | 1 hr 31 mins | | , ,
Directed by Daniel Karslake

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From the director/producer of FOR THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO comes a new film that continues the conversation about the impact of religious belief on the lives of LGBTQ people. It challenges the far-right’s use of the Bible and the U.S. Constitution to fight against equality for LGBTQ citizens and takes on…

SOLD OUT — 2019 DOC WEEK: THE SPY BEHIND HOME PLATE – plus Q & A with Director Aviva Kempner!

| 2019 | 1 hr 41 mins | | , ,
A Documentary by Aviva Kempner

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A Q&A with Director Aviva Kempner afterward. Joining her will be Charles Pinck, who is in the film, and the head of the OSS Society. Among the contemporary interviewees are authors Robert Fitts, David Ignatius, and Thomas Powers, baseball executives Jerry Reinsdorf and Bud Selig, biographer Nicholas Davidoff, film professor Annette Insdorf, Los…

THE GREAT HACK – with a panel afterward. One Show Only!

| 2019 | 113 Minutes. | |
A Film by Jehane Noujaim & Karim Amer

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A panel discussion will follow with information technology author Shoshana Zuboff, film producer and Vineyard Haven resident Nina Flalkow, Guardian and Observer journalist Carole Cadwalladr, Oscar winner for “Born into Brothels” and Vineyard summer resident Geralyn Dreyfous, and poet and Vineyarder Jorie Graham. Data, arguably the world’s most valuable asset, is being…

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

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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…