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Springsteen flick, and more, showing on Martha’s Vineyard

A trio of interesting films playing this weekend includes "Potiche," a French neo-feminist farce; "The Other Woman," a Hollywood family drama; and "The Promise," a documentary about the making of Bruce Springsteen's 1978 classic album, Darkness on the Edge of Town.

“Of Gods and Men” playing at Capawock

The haunting story of how 8 monks of the Tibhirine Monastery practiced nonviolence will play at the Capawock Theatre in Vineyard Haven on April 23 and April 24.

“Certified Copy” at Capawock Theatre

What does authenticity mean? Is a copy as valuable as an original? Acclaimed Iranian director Abba Kiarostami poses these questions in his latest film, "Certified Copy," playing Saturday, April 16, and Sunday, April 17, at the Capawock Theatre in Vineyard Haven.

“Poetry” and “My Perestroika” showing on Martha’s Vineyard

Two films that examine other cultures will play on the Vineyard this weekend.

Martha’s Vineyard film groups screen three this weekend

See "Biutiful," and "The Housemaid" on Saturday. On Sunday, "The Harmony Game: The Making of Bridge Over Troubled Water" screens at the Capawock.

Martha’s Vineyard film groups screen two this weekend

"Queen of the Sun," a lushly photographed documentary on the vanishing of bees, and "Even the Rain," the Spanish tale of a movie crew filming in Bolivia while a real-life demonstration goes on, will both play Saturday, March 26, on the Vineyard.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival’s 11th annual event

Look for 35 cozy sofas in the Chilmark Community Center this weekend, lined up for the 11th annual Martha's Vineyard Film Festival.

Tisbury’s Capawock Theatre screens “Made in Dagenham”

As Republican governors push to cripple unions in some states, "Made in Dagenham," coming to the Capawock Theatre on March 12, will remind moviegoers of how a small group of women union workers in England called Ford Motor Company to account in a 1968 strike for equal pay.

Two fantasties at Vineyard theaters this weekend

Filmgoers can escape the winter doldrums this weekend by watching two charming cinematic fantasies.

“Inside Job” screens at Capawock Theatre, Vineyard Haven

The Martha's Vineyard Film Festival (MVFF) and Benjamin Hall of the Capawock Theatre are collaborating to bring the Oscar-nominated documentary "Inside Job" to the Capawock on Saturday, Feb.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society: Oscar shorts, Norweigan comedy

On deck this weekend for Vineyard filmgoers are the Oscar-nominated animated shorts, presented Saturday, Feb.

Two film events this weekend: Bee Brunch, Oscar Live Shorts

Film enthusiasts can look forward to two movie events this weekend.

Family. Film. Feast. Saturday in Chilmark

The Martha's Vineyard Film Festival (MVFF) is offering a better option than hibernation for Island families this weekend.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society screens “The Way We Get By”

Soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan land first in Bangor, Maine, often in the middle of the night.

Mouth-watering selection from Martha’s Vineyard Film Society

Make sure you have a full stomach before going to watch "Kings of Pastry," playing at the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center on Saturday, Jan.


Snow falls picturesquely at the chilly upstate New York cabin where 30-somethings Alex and Alice are hosting a New Year's Eve party.

Slow Food Martha’s Vineyard and M.V. Film Festival team up

Opening the New Year with a tripleheader, MVFF will begin with a program of animated and live-action shorts for children as part of their winter series, Family. Film. Feast.

Benton, Pollock, and their Martha’s Vineyard connection

"Tom and Jack: The Intertwined Lives of Thomas Hart Benton and Jackson Pollock" by Henry Adams, Bloomsbury, 2009, 390 pp.

Two showings by Martha’s Vineyard film organizations

Island filmgoers have a choice of two film events this weekend.

Love and marriage in “Monica and David”

The two central characters in Alexandra Codina's film, "Monica & David," bring more than the ordinary number of obstacles to a successful marriage, but lack of love is certainly not one of them.