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Three very different films, each putting a face on the complex world of the Middle East, will play on-Island in the coming week.
The Martha's Vineyard Film Society opens its summer series on July 12 with Werner Herzog's "Cave of Forgotten Dreams" at Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs.
Oceanographer Sylvia Earle will join MVFF for scenes from "Mission Blue," Menemsha summer resident Bob Nixon's documentary-in-progress.
Chilmark's Martha's Vineyard Film Festival (MVFF) launches its regular adult summer series on Wednesday, June 29, with "Buck."
The Summer Institute Film Series of the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center starts its season with "Wo Ai Ni, Mommy" ("I Love You" in Mandarin).
Western civilization has already produced between 200,000 and 300,000 tons of nuclear waste, and that amount is growing rapidly.
About to enter its second year, the Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing plans to provide training this summer to 23 individuals looking for craft-based lessons in improving their writing and getting published.
When veteran Israeli documentary-maker Nili Tal turned 60, she decided it was time to partner up again after years as a single woman.
Get ready to meet Barney Panofsky, the Montreal-based, lovable bupkis who charms and disarms, in the comedy, "Barney's Version," screening at the Katharine Cornell Theatre on Saturday, May 28, under the auspices of the Martha's Vineyard Film Society.
A family road trip turns into a disaster of comic — if hardly epic — proportions in the British comedy, "Bomber," playing at the Katharine Cornell Theatre on Saturday, May 14, with the Martha's Vineyard Film Society.
Mother's Day weekend brings two cinematic love notes about women to the Island.
A trio of interesting films playing this weekend includes "Potiche," a French neo-feminist farce; "The Other Woman," a Hollywood family drama; and "The Promise," a documentary about the making of Bruce Springsteen's 1978 classic album, Darkness on the Edge of Town.
The haunting story of how 8 monks of the Tibhirine Monastery practiced nonviolence will play at the Capawock Theatre in Vineyard Haven on April 23 and April 24.
What does authenticity mean? Is a copy as valuable as an original? Acclaimed Iranian director Abba Kiarostami poses these questions in his latest film, "Certified Copy," playing Saturday, April 16, and Sunday, April 17, at the Capawock Theatre in Vineyard Haven.
Two films that examine other cultures will play on the Vineyard this weekend.
See "Biutiful," and "The Housemaid" on Saturday. On Sunday, "The Harmony Game: The Making of Bridge Over Troubled Water" screens at the Capawock.
"Queen of the Sun," a lushly photographed documentary on the vanishing of bees, and "Even the Rain," the Spanish tale of a movie crew filming in Bolivia while a real-life demonstration goes on, will both play Saturday, March 26, on the Vineyard.
Look for 35 cozy sofas in the Chilmark Community Center this weekend, lined up for the 11th annual Martha's Vineyard Film Festival.
As Republican governors push to cripple unions in some states, "Made in Dagenham," coming to the Capawock Theatre on March 12, will remind moviegoers of how a small group of women union workers in England called Ford Motor Company to account in a 1968 strike for equal pay.
Filmgoers can escape the winter doldrums this weekend by watching two charming cinematic fantasies.