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Martha’s Vineyard Film Society screens “Le Havre”

Finnish-born director Aki Kaurismaki captures perfectly the droll French humor in his charmer, "Le Havre."

Sex, love, politics in French rom-com

"The Names of Love" delivers a dizzying mix of sexual farce, political commentary, and satire.

Sneak peak into a deranged mind

A special sneak preview of "We Need to Talk about Kevin."

Life on a parallel planet, and life in a Chicago ghetto

"Another Earth" and "The Interrupters" screened by Island film organizations this Friday and Saturday.

Hot and heavy sexual repression in Iran

"Circumstance" takes the viewer into modern-day Iran, where sexual oppression continues but another hidden world exists.

“The Double Hour” – More scares and ghosts ahead

An Italian thriller with more twists and turns than a pretzel and more than a tinge of horror.

All about Elmo’s puppeteer & the Magic Muppets

A look at the voice behind Elmo, plus a bit on Vineyard Haven Library's Silent Film Series.

First-rate flicks on the Vineyard

On-Island viewings of "Losing Control" and "Sholem Aleichem" this weekend.

“Tabloid” – a new entry in Errol Morris’s documentaries about weirdos

North Carolina-raised former beauty queen Joyce McKinney is the remarkable subject of Errol Morris's latest film, "Tabloid."

Is Modern Art a Scam, or Just Mark Kostabi?

Despite the soft ending, "Con Artist" gives the viewer a great ride.

Manhattan shorts: Something for everyone’s palate

Sponsored by the M.V. Film Society, the festival's 10 finalists will play Sept. 23 and again Sept. 24 at Vineyard Haven's Katharine Cornell Theatre.

“Read Me Differently” tells family tale of learning disabilities

Ms. Entine will attend the Vineyard Haven screening, on October 11, and answer questions.

Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival begins

Twenty-five movies in four days. MV International Film Festival brings feature films from 15 to 20 different nations.

French charmer to close Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival

From start to finish, this poignant comedy will charm all but the most hard-hearted filmgoers.

Om My God! Michael Domitrovich’s Monday Night Special

A mantra of oms lies at the heart of "Lotus Feet," a play by Michael Domitrovich, certain to pack The Vineyard Playhouse on Monday, Aug. 22.

Documentary on Skip Gates arrest showing in Oak Bluffs

"The Presumption of Guilt" is a documentary based on Oak Bluffs summer resident Charles Ogletree's 2010 best seller book of the same name.

“Clash of Innocents” plunges readers into modern Cambodia

Novelist, poet, and Chilmark summer resident Sue Guiney's novel, "A Clash of Innocents," tells a story of life in modern Cambodia.

Filmgoers debate Cape Wind after “Cape Spin” screening

Emotions ran high at a Q&A session following a sneak preview of the documentary, "Cape Spin: An American Power Struggle," on August 2.

Punk rock, James Taylor & Berlin Olympics

Two music documentaries, an intriguing sports-history film, and a repeat showing of the "Charlotte" headline the coming week's summer series.

Martha’s Vineyard African-American Film Festival kicks off

MVAAFF enters its ninth year on the Vineyard when it opens Tuesday, Aug. 9. The Festival runs for five days, ending on Saturday, Aug. 13.