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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...

All the elements

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Next year Geoffrey Borr will celebrate 40 years of making mugs, bowls, vases, lamps, and dozens of other items at Chilmark Pottery — 50,...

On Broadway

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The documentary “On Broadway" makes an appropriate follow-up to the International Film Festival, and it opens on Thursday, Sept. 16, running through the following...

Mixed-media designs and tapestries at Playhouse Art Space

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Seven years ago, Nancy Shaw Cramer closed the popular Vineyard Haven gallery she had owned and directed for 20 years. Then she headed into...

The rest of the International Film Festival lineup

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The M.V. International Film Festival, which began on Tuesday, continues through the weekend with some of the best films of the series. Most of...

Barbara Lee: A civil rights icon

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“Barbara Lee: Speaking Truth to Power” comes to the M.V. Film Festival’s drive-in theater at the YMCA in Oak Bluffs on Saturday, Sept. 11....

International Film Festival arrives this week

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“Other Places, Other People,” is the title of the International Film Festival, opening this week from Tuesday, Sept. 7, through Sunday, Sept. 12. Now...

Portraits by three artists at Kara Taylor Gallery

“People You Know, People You Don’t Know” is the title of a new exhibit at the Kara Taylor Gallery in Chilmark. The portraits of...

Deaf family life depicted in ‘CODA’

“CODA” plays at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center on Friday, August 27, and continues Saturday, August 28, and Monday, August 30. The acronym stands...

Artist Jeanne Staples is drawn to many subjects

Edgartown artist Jeanne Staples ended her exhibition at the Granary Gallery a few weeks ago, and there are still a few works on display....

Celebrating Ellis Haizlip in ‘Mr. Soul!’

The documentary “Mr. Soul!” about Ellis Haizlip, comes to the M.V. Film Center for one night on Tuesday, August 24, with director Melissa Haizlip...

Lane Gregory is an artist with many skills

“Fashion, Flowers, Fruit & Fantasy” is an apt title for Oak Bluffs artist Lane Gregory’s work on display at the Vineyard Playhouse Art Space....

‘Respect’ is a spectacular tribute to Aretha Franklin

“Respect,” the Aretha Franklin musical bio that previewed on Friday, July 30, at the M.V. African American Film Festival, opens officially on Friday, August...

M.V. African American Film Festival previews Aretha Franklin film

This year’s 19th annual M.V. African American Film Festival had a spectacular start with a preview of “Respect,” the much-anticipated musical biography of the...

Three documentaries are coming back

Documentary week at the M.V. Film Center ends this Friday, August 6, with two important film shorts about the role of clothing in two...
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