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Larry Rivers inspires Elizabeth Langer’s new exhibit

“Larry Rivers: I Love You” is Elizabeth Langer’s new exhibit at the West Tisbury library. Her collages, paintings, and prints will be on display...

Sailing around the world with an all-female crew in ‘Maiden’

A documentary about the first all-women round-the-world sailing crew, “Maiden,” arrives at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, July 12. The Maiden competed in...

Exploring today’s issues

Known for its post-film discussions, the M.V. Film Festival has added a new conversational series, “Inwards,” to its summer program. It starts Thursday, July...

Toni Morrison profile comes to the Film Center

“Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am” brings interviews with and commentary on the celebrated African American novelist to the M.V. Film Center starting Friday,...

Film fare

Look for an exciting roster of films, special guest commentaries, and new events from the Chilmark-based summer Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival. “It’s an incredible...

‘Yesterday’ asks, what if nobody had heard of the Beatles

Believe it or not, the Beatles are coming to the M.V. Film Center in this weekend’s film, “Yesterday.” This rom-com fantasy posits a world...

Music galore coming this weekend in FilmMusic Festival

The M.V. Film Center tunes up for a weekend of music, June 20 to June 23. Seven films, including six documentaries and the classic...

‘The Vault’ covers a true Rhode Island heist

A Rhode Island–based mafia crime story, “The Vault,” will play Saturday, June 15, at the M.V. Film Center. Based on real-life events in 1975,...

This ‘Late Night’ is worth staying up for

Look for the spicy comedy “Late Night” at the M.V. Film Center this weekend. Dame Emma Thompson plays Katherine Newbury, the legendary only female...

Creating Eden in ‘The Biggest Little Farm’

Returning to the M.V. Film Center from its Environmental Film Festival is “The Biggest Little Farm.” This heartwarming documentary by John Chester describes his...

‘Photograph’ celebrates Indian romance

Set in Mumbai, India, “Photograph” comes to the M.V. Film Center Friday, May 31. Ritesh Batra directs this romantic comedy; his film “The Lunchbox”...

Environmental Film Festival brings participants from near and far

This weekend’s Environmental Film Festival includes a number of experts and participants, as well as its eight-plus films.On Friday, a Climate Change panel includes...

Environmental Film Festival begins next week

“Nature as Inspiration,” the title of this year’s Environmental Film Festival at the M.V. Film Center, arrives starting Thursday, May 23. It is the...

‘Woman at War’ is an environmental story that mixes seriousness and humor

Closing the Film Center’s Environmental Film Festival is “Woman at War,” playing Sunday, May 26, at 7:30 pm.A thriller set in Iceland, “Woman at...

Spies, bombs, and Judi Dench in ‘Red Joan’

A new spy film, “Red Joan,” has come to the M.V. Film Center. This fictionalized story traces the history of Melita Norwood, possibly the...

Questions about sex? ‘Ask Dr. Ruth’

Talking about sex in the public arena used to be taboo. Dr. Ruth Westheimer changed that, and the new documentary, “Ask Dr. Ruth,” pays...

‘Life in the Doghouse’ couldn’t be better

Imagine taking care of 72 dogs at home. That’s standard operating procedure for Ron Danta and Danny Robertshaw. “Life in the Doghouse,” the film...

‘Diane’ celebrates a simple, giving life

Kent Jones, head of programming at the New York Film Festival and Martin Scorsese archivist, has written and directed his first fiction film, “Diane,”...

Upcoming events: ‘All About Eve’ and ‘Klimt & Schiele’

Two special events are coming to the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center next week. “All About Eve,” a filmed production by London’s National Theatre Live,...

‘The Wedding Guest’ is a rip-roaring thriller

Get ready for an old-fashioned thriller — “The Wedding Guest,” opening this weekend at the M.V. Film Center. Director Michael Winterbottom, a Cannes award...