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A classic Shakespeare: Macbeth

“The Tragedy of Macbeth” continues its run at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center through Thursday, Jan. 27. One of Shakespeare’s greatest and most popular...

Growing up in the Dickens Bar

“The Tender Bar” continues its run at the M.V. Film Center. The double-entendre of the film’s title fits this gentle, easygoing film set in...

New ‘West Side Story’ is a winner

“West Side Story” plays at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center this weekend and into next week. It is a terrific new version of the...

Here they are: The best films of 2021

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I’ve looked back over the past year, and here are the films your reviewer picks as the best of the best. The choices are...

This ‘Lost Daughter’ is trying to find herself

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Updated: This film opens Sunday, Dec. 26, not Thursday, Dec. 23, as first reported. “The Lost Daughter” opens Sunday, Dec. 26, at the M.V. Film Center....

‘The Danish Collector’ and the Impressionists

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“The Danish Collector: Delacroix to Gauguin” comes to the M.V. Film Center on Friday, Dec. 17. Photographed and directed by David Bickerstaff, this fine...

Here’s Lucy, the celebrated sitcom star

“Being the Ricardos,” a biopic about the iconic Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz of “I Love Lucy” fame, plays this weekend  at the M.V....

‘Winter Starts Now’ event at the Film Center

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“Winter Starts Now” plays at the M.V. Film Center on Saturday, Nov. 27, for one night. It’s the 72nd annual ski and snowboard film...

Documentary explores the beginnings of COVID-19

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“The First Wave,” a National Geographic documentary about COVID-19, comes to the M.V. Film Center on Saturday, Dec. 4. While it might seem a...

‘Julia,’ on Julia Child, and ‘Belfast,’ on the Troubles in Northern Ireland

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“Julia,” a biography of the celebrated cook Julia Child, and “Belfast,” set during the Troubles in Northern Ireland in the late 1960s, play at...

‘Passing’ tells the story of two Black women who choose different paths

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“Passing,” which explores what happens between two Black women with skin color light enough to be perceived as white, opens at the M.V. Film...

Met Opera Live in HD series at Film Center

The Met Opera Live season comes to the M.V. Film Center on Saturday, Nov. 20, with a production of “Fire Made Up in My...

‘The Rescue’ and ‘Spencer’ — two compelling films for different reasons

“The Rescue” and “Spencer” will play at the M.V. Film Center this weekend, after opening last month at the end of the drive-in season....

Wes Anderson’s ‘The French Dispatch’ at the Film Center

Coming to the MV Film Center on Friday, Oct. 29, is Wes Anderson’s magazine tribute, “The French Dispatch.” This comedy is a dizzying rollercoaster...

Two films, two kinds of relationships

Two new films arrive at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, Oct. 22. “Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy” and “I’m Your Man” are both...

‘Raphael Revealed’ is a celebration of a great artist

“Raphael Revealed,” about the great Renaissance painter and architect, opens at the M.V. Film Center and online Oct. 20. Directed by awardwinner Phil Grabsky,...

Third annual Women in Film Festival arrives next weekend

The Women in Film Festival enters its third year, bringing seven interesting and unusual films to the M.V. Film Center and virtually on Friday,...

MVFF drive-in film festival signs off until next summer

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The Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival’s popular pay-what-you-can drive-in series, offered in conjunction with the YMCA, is closing this fall with its last films the...

A Renaissance painting mystery, and the return of a romantic comedy

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Playing at the M.V. Film Center on Thursday, Sept. 30, is “The Lost Leonardo,” a documentary detective story that will intrigue far more viewers...

Choose the best of the Manhattan Short Film Festival

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The 24th annual Manhattan Short Film Festival begins today, Thursday, Sept. 23, and runs through Sunday, Oct. 3. In this festival, not only do...