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Bringing Operation Santa to life in ‘Dear Santa’

“Dear Santa” is the heartwarming documentary delivered to the M.V. Film Center, starting on Friday, Dec. 4. In a year when the U.S. Post Office...

Keeping options open

Thanks to the town of Oak Bluffs and the Martha’s Vineyard YMCA, the Chilmark-based Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival is making plans for the holidays....

The true story behind ‘Citizen Kane’

Coming to the M.V. Film Center on Wednesday, Nov. 25, the day before Thanksgiving, is “Mank.” The puzzling title comes from the nickname for...

‘Ammonite’ takes the viewer into 19th-paleontology, and relationships

“Ammonite” arrives at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, Nov. 13. It is a grim but powerful story based roughly on the life of...

Harry Chapin: Master musical storyteller

“Harry Chapin: When in Doubt, Do Something” comes virtually and to the theater at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, Nov. 6, and continues...

Art connoisseur and activist Agnes Gund is ‘Aggie’

“Aggie,” a documentary about an extraordinary woman who collected and supported art as a patron and promoted it as an activist, opens at the...

Dance and film unite in the Sans Souci Festival of Dance

The Sans Souci Festival of Dance arrives virtually at the M.V. Film Center, through the media platform Eventive, on Friday, Oct. 23, and continues...

Women in Film Festival headlines tribute to Helen Reddy

The Women in Film Festival begins on Friday, Oct. 16, with the Icelandic film “Snaeland,” and “Touch,” a Chinese-language film that is a romantic...

Marriage drives down a rocky road in ‘On the Rocks’

The Women in Film Festival will play at the Film Center on Friday, Oct. 16, through Sunday, Oct. 18, and will be available virtually...

Manhattan Shorts: Nine short films not to miss

  The 23rd annual Manhattan Short Festival launches nine film shorts at the M.V. Film Center on Thursday, Oct. 1, continuing through Oct. 8. Viewers...

Manhattan Short Festival winners coming soon

The Manhattan Short Festival arrives on-Island Thursday, October 1, through Sunday, October 4, with nine potential winners. They include shorts from Australia, Finland, Iran,...

A photographer documents Obama at the White House

“The Way I See It” opens at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, Sept. 18. A compelling documentary, it describes the work of chief...

David Copperfield: Dickens at his best

“The Personal History of David Copperfield” arrives at the M.V. Film Center on Saturday, Sept.18. Charles Dickens is at his best in this lively...

The International Film Festival continues

The M.V. Film Society continues its International Film Festival through Sunday, Sept. 13, with films from seven different countries. The International Shorts Program is...

Artist Jeanne Staples responds to the pandemic

In an exhibit titled “Chris Murphy, Black Oaks and Other Covid Diversions,” Jeanne Staples responds to the pandemic in a show at the Granary...

Films from around the world at the M.V. Film Center

Starting next Tuesday, Sept. 8, is the 15th annual International Film Festival, taking place at the M.V. Film Center as well as virtually. The...

‘Oliver Sacks: His Own Life’ documentary inspires

“Oliver Sacks: His Own Life” continues at the M.V. Film Center and virtually on Saturday, August 29. Directed by Ric Burns, brother of documentary...

Gordon Lightfoot put Canada on the musical map

“Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind” comes to the M.V. Film Center and virtually on Friday, August 21. This documentary celebrates the...

‘Made in Italy:’ Father, son, and their house

“Made in Italy,” starring Liam Neeson and his son Michaél Richardson, plays at the Film Center and virtually on Friday, August 14. Although the...

Artists Gail Rodney and Marston Clough join forces at Old Sculpin Gallery

Gail Rodney and Marston Clough share space at Old Sculpin Gallery in an exhibit called “Intersections,” which will run virtually or in Edgartown from...
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