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International Film Festival brings the globe to the Island

Now in its 12th year, the Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival will screen more than 40 films from 24 countries during the week after...

T.S. Harris celebrates water and women at Eisenhauer Gallery

Opening today, Thursday, August 31, at Edgartown’s Eisenhauer Gallery is “Dive In,” a striking new exhibit of T.S. (Tracey Sylvester) Harris’ oil paintings. The...

‘Maudie’ is a charmer; ‘Lady Macbeth’ is devilish

Two movies playing this week feature two very different women. “Maudie,” starring Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke and playing at the Capawock, Strand, and...

Albert Alcalay’s art celebrates the Vineyard

The work of renowned abstract expressionist artist, the late Albert Alcalay, is on display at the West Tisbury Library until August 31. Leor Alcalay...

‘AfroDixieRemixes,’ a musical extravaganza, comes to the Film Center

“The AfroDixieRemixes: A Martha’s Vineyard Listening Session” comes to the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center on Monday, August 21. It is one of a series...

Al Gore revisits the climate change crisis in ‘An Inconvenient Sequel’

“An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power” plays at the Film Center Thursday, August 17, and Saturday, August 19, and also at the Capawock or...

Nuns on the loose in ‘The Little Hours,’ plus racism in St. Augustine

Randy nuns in “The Little Hours,” opening at the Capawock Theater on Friday, August 11, at 8:30 pm, are full of unexpected shenanigans. Set...

Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival celebrates its 15th year

Back for its 15th year, the Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival opens Monday, August 7, at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School’s Performing...

Sing and dance along with ‘Falsettos’

“Falsettos,” the filmed revival of a fabulous musical, comes to the Film Center next week. It is based on the book by James Lapine...

‘Doc Week’ at the Film Center brings real-world vision

Five exceptional documentary films come to the Film Center July 31 to August 4. Now in its third year, Doc Week includes an opening-night...

Dreams shape ‘Automatic at Sea,’ filmed on the Vineyard

“Automatic at Sea,” a new film shot on the Vineyard, will play at the Capawock Sunday, July 30, at 6 pm. Longtime summer resident...

‘The Language of Angels’ tells the story of Hebrew’s revival

Summer Campground resident and prolific author Richard Michelson has published a new children’s book about the rebirth of the Hebrew language. “The Language of...

Millennial love finds a way in ‘The Big Sick’

“The Big Sick,” now playing at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center, puts a new spin on romantic comedy. Multicultural conflict and illness are just...

Immigrant and real estate mogul clash in ‘Beatriz at Dinner’

“Beatriz at Dinner,” a delicious dark comedy, is coming to the Capawock on Sunday, July 16, and Tuesday, July 18, and to the Strand...

Nancy Purnell’s vibrant landscapes are on display at the West Tisbury library

“Martha’s Vineyard Magic,” a series of landscape oil paintings by Nancy Purnell, opened last weekend at the West Tisbury Free Public Library, and continues...

Summer Institute Film Festival screens at the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center

The Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center launches its annual Summer Institute Film Festival on Sunday, July 9. It is the only Jewish film festival on...

Sam Elliott plays a washed-up movie star in ‘The Hero’

“The Hero,” starring Sam Elliott, the actor with the iconic deep voice and brush of a mustache, opens next week at the Martha’s Vineyard...

The Civil War rages in the background in Sofia Coppola’s ‘The Beguiled’

“The Beguiled,” Sofia Coppola’s latest film, opens this weekend at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. The star-studded cast includes Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten...

A bumper crop of music films headline at the M.V. Film Center

Now in its fifth year, the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center’s FILMUSIC Festival brings the Island six tuneful movies this weekend. The series starts Thursday,...

Savor French cuisine and landmarks in ‘Paris Can Wait’

Escargot and Châteauneuf-du-Pape are just two of the specialties served up in Eleanor Coppola’s “Paris Can Wait,” playing at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center...