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Outdoor movies at Featherstone start up

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With summer arrive Featherstone outdoor movies once again. Called “Summer Trips and Treats,” the Featherstone series is a collaboration with the M.V. Film Society...

Lots of dancing in ‘Cha Cha Real Smooth’

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The delightful “Cha Cha Real Smooth” begins at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, July 1. Although the title is a bit kookie, this...

Filmusic continues this weekend

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What could be better than another weekend filled with music films? Playing on Saturday, June 25, and Sunday, June 26, are four documentaries: “Learning...

Musical weekend coming to the Film Center

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Expect a celebration and exploration of a variety of music and musicians at the M.V. Film Center, coming up from Thursday, June 23, to...

‘Downton Abbey’ returns and heads to the south of France

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"Downton Abbey: A New Era," that stylish turn-of-the-century soap opera, will play at the M.V. Film Center beginning Friday, June 10, and is also...

‘The Velvet Queen’ will take your breath away

Viewers are in for a treat when “The Velvet Queen” opens at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, June 3. This ravishing documentary follows...

Environmental Film Festival is underway

The eighth annual Environmental Film Festival begins today, Thursday, May 26, in time for spring and warm weather. Collaborating with the Vineyard Conservation Society,...

‘Emergency’ turns from comedy into drama

“Emergency” opens at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, May 20. What starts out as a comedy drama with college students celebrating spring break...

A child’s world transformed in ‘Petite Maman’

“Petite Maman,” the French film by Céline Sciamma, arrives at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, May 13. The superstitious vibes of that day...

Met Opera Live celebrates Ukraine

Giacomo Puccini’s opera “Turandot” pays tribute to Ukraine with its troubles in a Met Opera Live performance starring Ukrainian soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska. It plays...

A comic heist with two old pros

Coming to the M.V. Film Center on Friday, May 13, is “The Duke,” a comedy with two veteran actors, Jim Broadbent and Helen Mirren....

A transgender story in ‘Family in Transition’

The documentary “Family in Transition” is probably the most interesting among the LBGTQ films in the upcoming Spectrum Film Festival. It plays on Saturday,...

LGBTQ festival comes to the Film Center

Coming up at the MV Film Center on May 6, 7, and 8 is the three-day LGBTQ series, featuring a variety of films. The...

‘Everything Everywhere All at Once,’ a wild mix-up of a film

“Everything Everywhere All at Once” parachutes into the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center on the day of Good Friday and Passover, April 15. This wacko...

‘Mothering Sunday’ is a coming-of-age story

The British film “Mothering Sunday” opens at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, April 8. Based on the 2016 novel by Graham Swift and...

The world of Georgian immigrants in ‘Brighton 4th’

​“Brighton 4th” comes to the M.V. Film Center on Thursday, March 31. This film enters the world of Georgians who have established themselves in...

Metropolitan Opera’s ‘Don Carlos’ at the Film Center

The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD brings the grand opera “Don Carlos” to the M.V. Film Center in a performance on Saturday, March 26....

‘Flee’ is a remarkable mix of animation and live action

“Flee,” a docudrama about an Afghan refugee, plays at the M.V. Film Center on Thursday, March 17. It is particularly relevant in light of...

‘Drive My Car,’ first Japanese film nominated for Best Picture

“Drive My Car” arrives at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, March 11. Despite its clunky title, this 2021 film is a major accomplishment....

Documentary shorts depict real-life challenges

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The five Oscar-nominated documentary shorts will play at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, March 4. They offer compelling views of a sometimes grim...