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A love story for all times, now in book form

The heartwarming story of how Cynthia Riggs and Howard Attebery found each other again after 62 years, fell in love, and married on the...

“The Handmaiden” interweaves love, sex, and intrigue

“The Handmaiden,” an erotic drama of love and betrayal by Korean director Park Chan-wook, plays this weekend at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. The...

A Swedish grump copes with grief in ‘A Man Called Ove’

The Swedish film “A Man Called Ove” plays at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center this weekend. This black comedy follows the struggles of its...

‘Denial’ examines libel, free speech, and the Holocaust

“Denial,” a courtroom drama playing at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center, follows the libel trial of a British Holocaust denier. He attacks an American...

Set on the Vineyard, “The Mistover Tale” premieres on-Island

Harry Tappan Heher launched his new film, “The Mistover Tale,” last weekend at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center before taking it on to New...

A plow horse and his rider conquer the show-jumping world

“Harry and Snowman,” a documentary about a winning combination of horse and rider, will captivate moviegoers. The film plays this weekend at the Martha’s...

Three Japanese sisters adopt a fourth in ‘Our Little Sister’

Returning to the M.V. Film Center is the charming, lighthearted story of a Japanese family of siblings in “Our Little Sister.” The film opened...

Nat Turner’s slave rebellion powers ‘Birth of a Nation’

“Birth of a Nation,” a retelling of Nat Turner’s 1831 slave rebellion, opens Friday, Oct. 7, at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. It could...

Choose the best of 10 films at the Manhattan Short Film Festival

Island filmgoers have the chance to pick the best of 10 international short films next weekend. This special event, sponsored by the 19th annual...

This week in film: Beatlemania revisited, and an Italian filmmaker’s tribute to her mother

“The Beatles: Eight Days a Week — The Touring Years” revisits the Fab Four in a new documentary by Ron Howard. “Mia Madre” relates...

‘Little Men’ captures a burgeoning friendship between two boys with feuding parents

Hot on the heels of the International Film Festival comes a charming little film about the friendship of two Brooklyn boys and the conflict...

Actress and humanitarian Sharon Stone receives International Film Festival Award

Update September 13, 11am.Wearing an elegant, floor-length white dress, actor and humanitarian Sharon Stone accepted a Global Citizen Award on the Film Center...

Mr. Spock’s life told for children in new book

Richard Michelson’s longtime friendship with Leonard Nimoy of “Star Trek” fame has led to publication of his latest children’s book, “Fascinating: The Life of...

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways, on film

“Madly,” which played at the Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival on Tuesday, Sept. 6, and “The Innocents,” which will play Sunday, Sept. 10, examine...

Abstract art gets personal at the Louisa Gould Gallery

“Personal Visions,” the newest show at the Louisa Gould Gallery in Vineyard Haven, includes the work of six abstract artists. This marks the ninth...

M.V. International Film Festival hosts six jam-packed days of movies from around the world

The Martha’s Vineyard Film Society will celebrate movies from around the world at its 11th annual International Film Festival next week. Forty-plus films from...

A photographer’s lens peeks inside the Marine Hospital

Photographer Jean Schnell pays tribute to Vineyard Haven’s Marine Hospital in an architecturally oriented series at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center’s Artspace. The Ashland...

Comedy, love, documentary — take your pick in film this week

Three engrossing new films will come to Vineyard theatres this weekend. “Don’t Think Twice” follows the ups and downs of a New York City...

‘Unlocking the Cage’ looks at personhood for animals

Should animals like great apes, elephants, and cetacea, including dolphins and whales, gain legal personhood? “Unlocking the Cage,” which plays Wednesday, August 24, at...

Abstract exhibit comes to ArtSpace Studio

West Tisbury’s ArtSpace Studio opened its abstract show last weekend with work by Margaret Emerson, Blanche Somer, and Ed Schulman. Ms. Emerson has nine...