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“Inside Job” screens at Capawock Theatre, Vineyard Haven

The Martha's Vineyard Film Festival (MVFF) and Benjamin Hall of the Capawock Theatre are collaborating to bring the Oscar-nominated documentary "Inside Job" to the Capawock on Saturday, Feb.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society: Oscar shorts, Norweigan comedy

On deck this weekend for Vineyard filmgoers are the Oscar-nominated animated shorts, presented Saturday, Feb.

Two film events this weekend: Bee Brunch, Oscar Live Shorts

Film enthusiasts can look forward to two movie events this weekend.

Family. Film. Feast. Saturday in Chilmark

The Martha's Vineyard Film Festival (MVFF) is offering a better option than hibernation for Island families this weekend.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society screens “The Way We Get By”

Soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan land first in Bangor, Maine, often in the middle of the night.

Mouth-watering selection from Martha’s Vineyard Film Society

Make sure you have a full stomach before going to watch "Kings of Pastry," playing at the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center on Saturday, Jan.


Snow falls picturesquely at the chilly upstate New York cabin where 30-somethings Alex and Alice are hosting a New Year's Eve party.

Slow Food Martha’s Vineyard and M.V. Film Festival team up

Opening the New Year with a tripleheader, MVFF will begin with a program of animated and live-action shorts for children as part of their winter series, Family. Film. Feast.

Benton, Pollock, and their Martha’s Vineyard connection

"Tom and Jack: The Intertwined Lives of Thomas Hart Benton and Jackson Pollock" by Henry Adams, Bloomsbury, 2009, 390 pp.

Two showings by Martha’s Vineyard film organizations

Island filmgoers have a choice of two film events this weekend.

Love and marriage in “Monica and David”

The two central characters in Alexandra Codina's film, "Monica & David," bring more than the ordinary number of obstacles to a successful marriage, but lack of love is certainly not one of them.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society presents “Strongman”

Stanless Steel is one of the strongest men in the world. See him, in film, at the Katharine Cornell Theatre Nov. 13 in Zach Levy's documentary, "Strongman."

“Animals A-Z”

Two years of artwork by children ages three to eight done at Featherstone Center for the Arts has been combined into a book, "Animals A-Z."

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society screens “Father of My Children”

The Martha's Vineyard Film Society will bring the award-winning French film, "Father of My Children," to the Katharine Cornell Theatre on Saturday, Nov.

“Good Eggs” by Phoebe Potts

Phoebe Potts, "Good Eggs: A Memoir," HarperCollins, 2010, 251 pp.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society: “Samson and Delilah”

Australian filmmaker Warwick Thornton captures a segment of his nation's Aborigine culture with heartbreaking beauty in "Samson and Delilah," playing Saturday, October 16, at the Katharine Cornell Theatre.

French comedy “Let It Rain” at Katharine Cornell Theatre

Bad weather refuses to dampen spirits in French director Agnes Jaoui's new film, "Let It Rain.

M.V. Film Society screens “Ondine”

We can all use a dose of escapism in these dark economic times, and Irish writer/director Neil Jordan serves up a deliciously romantic film "Ondine.

Leslie Baker shows in Boston

West Tisbury painter Leslie Baker is one of a select few Vineyard artists who belong to Boston's prestigious Copley Society of Art.

Color your yard with fall plants

Fall arrives with a whole new range of colors and choices that Vineyard gardeners can employ. Four of the Island's gardening centers offer their advice.