The Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival

File photo by Eli Dagostino

The 15th annual Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival kicks off this evening, Thursday, March 19, at the Chilmark Community Center at 6 pm. The opening-night event includes a dinner prepared by Robert Lionette of Morning Glory Farm, followed by a performance by Willy Mason and the first feature, Red Dot on the Ocean, along with a discussion with film subject Matt Rutherford. The evening marks the beginning of the four-day festival, which features award-winning films, discussions, meals, live music, children’s programs, and more. For additional information and to purchase tickets, visit