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‘American Animals’ is a docudrama thriller

“American Animals” opens Friday, July 13, at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center at 7:30 pm. Forget about the “Ocean’s 8” heist fancy — this...

Another stacked schedule for the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival

The Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival (MVFF) summer series is well underway, and there are still plenty more screenings, discussions, and events to look forward...

An artistic ode to the elements

The work of four Island artists is on display at Sargent Gallery in Aquinnah during its new “Elementality” art show. Ruth Kirchmeier is the...

Dad and daughter sing together for ‘Hearts Beat Loud’

Returning to the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center from the Filmusic Festival this weekend is Brett Haley’s “Hearts Beat Loud,” the laid-back tale of a...

Sunday cinema

The Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center launches its Summer Institute Film Series on Sunday, July 7, with “Keep the Change,” about the romance of an...

Old Sculpin partners with Felix Neck for plein air show

The Old Sculpin Gallery of the Martha’s Vineyard Art Association joins forces this weekend with Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary for its sixth annual plein...

‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’ is a tribute to gentler times

Continuing this weekend at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center is “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” a documentary about Fred Rogers’ classic children’s TV show...

Music rocks the Film Center this weekend

A weekend of films celebrating music arrives at the Film Center on Thursday, June 21, with the Filmusic Festival. Now in its sixth year,...

Beyond the sublime musician

“Itzhak,” a documentary about Israeli-American violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman, opens Friday, June 15, at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. Director Alison Chernick will attend...

Faith and fame

This weekend, the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center will screen two documentaries: Wim Wenders’ “Pope Francis: A Man of His Word” and Matthew Miele’s “Always...

Celebrating the notorious ‘RBG’

The Ruth Bader Ginsburg documentary “RBG” opens at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center this weekend, starting Thursday, May 31, at 6:45 pm. Not only...

A weekend of thought-provoking flicks

The Martha’s Vineyard Film Center will bring nine full-length documentaries about the environment to the Vineyard this weekend, along with a group of four...

Film Center encore: ‘Disobedience’

“Disobedience” was part of the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center’s Spectrum Film Festival two weeks ago, and this Friday, May 18, it screens again. The...

Alberto Giacometti’s art explored in ‘Final Portrait’

On Friday, May 11, the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center will begin screening Stanley Tucci’s biopic “Final Portrait.” This film is about the work of...

‘Lean on Pete,’ a haunting tale about a boy and a horse

“Lean on Pete” is a moving tale about a teenager and the horse he falls in love with. It’s adapted from a novel by...

Spectrum Film Festival explores LGBTQ issues

Now in its second year, the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center is hosting a four-day Spectrum Film Festival from Thursday, April 26, through Sunday, April...

‘The Last Movie Star’ takes a trip down memory lane with Burt Reynolds

“The Last Movie Star,” a tribute to ’70s movie star Burt Reynolds, plays this weekend at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. Directed by Adam...

Dogs rule in Wes Anderson’s animated canine adventure

“Isle of Dogs,” the new animated feature by Wes Anderson, comes to the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center this weekend. It is Anderson’s second animation...

Stalin’s henchmen scramble to succeed him in ‘The Death of Stalin’

“The Death of Stalin,” a black comedy directed by Armando Iannucci (best known for TV’s “Veep”), is playing at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center....

‘Leaning into the Wind’ with Andy Goldsworthy

Coming to the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center this weekend is “Leaning into the Wind,” a new documentary by German director Thomas Riedelsheimer about the...