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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...

Werner Herzog pays tribute to explorer Bruce Chatwin

Following in the footsteps of his friend, explorer Bruce Chatwin, writer and director Werner Herzog explores the remarkable story of this storyteller and author...

‘The Fight’ looks at key issues undertaken by the ACLU

The M.V. Film Society’s Documentary Week kicks off Monday, August 3, with “The Fight.” Directed by Elyse Steinberg, Josh Kriegman, and Eli Despres, this...

Tunstull and Escoffery on display at Cousen Rose’s Courtyard

Michael Escoffery and Glenn Tunstull will show their work at Cousen Rose Gallery in Oak Bluffs, beginning this weekend, and running through August 8....

Small California town pulls together in ‘Rebuilding Paradise’

“Rebuilding Paradise” arrives at the M.V. Film Center and virtually at mvfilmsociety.com on Friday, July 31. This National Geographic documentary describes in vivid detail...

Chinese activist uses art to convey a message of freedom

Playing both live and virtually at the M.V. Film Center this weekend is the documentary “Ai Weiwei: Yours Truly.” A 2019 film about Chinese...

Jane Austen’s ’Emma.’ comes back to the newly opened Film Center

Now that the Film Center has reopened, films will be screened live once again. That means “Emma,” Jane Austen’s last work to be published...

Film Center reopens, and offers ‘John Lewis: Good Trouble’

After many months of closure, the M.V. Film Center was set to reopen on Wednesday, July 8. Each staff member will be required to...

A conversation with two witty comedians in ‘The Trip to Greece’

“The Trip to Greece” brings the fourth sequel in the travels of comedians Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan to the M.V. Film Society. This...

Don’t miss the Film Society’s Filmusic Festival

The M.V. Film Society starts streaming its Filmusic Festival on Thursday, June 25, now in its eighth year. As an added bonus, Island musicians...

‘1 Angry Black Man’ opens up conversation about race

“1 Angry Black Man” (2018) joins the M.V. Film Society’s virtual movies, and it couldn’t be more appropriate for the time. Menelek Lumumba’s film...