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Photography aplenty at Martha’s Vineyard galleries

Three new photography exhibits at Featherstone Center for the Arts, Louisa Gould Gallery, and the WorkOut and Vineyard Tennis Center.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society presents “The Deep Blue Sea”

Rachel Weisz, who won an Oscar for her performance as Tessa in "The Constant Gardener," plays Hester, who is in a loveless marriage.

Martha’s Vineyard to celebrate late Rose Treat

Family, friends and admirers will gather at 10 am on Saturday, June 9, at West Tisbury's Polly Hill Arboretum to honor the late Rose Treat.

Edgartown’s Old Sculpin Gallery welcomes new manager

New manager takes reins at the Old Sculpin Gallery in Edgartown.

Vineyard libraries offer art, photography as well as books

To brighten their walls and enlighten the minds of patrons, Island libraries are exhibiting art and photography these days.

Nothing’s fair in love or war

The 2011 French film "Declaration of War" takes that familiar trope about love and war and merrily turns it on its head.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society screens ‘One Day on Earth’

A remarkable new documentary released in conjunction with Earth Day gives new meaning to the term globalization.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society screens “Gerhard Richter – Painting”

"Gerhard Richter – Painting" is an unprecedented and fascinating look at a world-class artist at work in his studio.

Turturro’s lush tribute to Neapolitan music

The Martha's Vineyard Film Society will screen "Passione" on Sunday, April 1, at the Katharine Cornell Theatre in Vineyard Haven.

Cuban music, romance animate “Chico & Rita”

"Rango" may have won the Oscar this year, but "Chico & Rita" deserved it too. It makes for a haunting combination of music, animation, & storytelling.

French style love and laughter

"Mademoiselle Chambon" plays March 3 with the Martha's Vineyard Film Society at the Katharine Cornell Theatre.

Friendship across animal-human boundaries

Set on the coast of Vancouver Island, "The Whale" narrates the real-life quest of a lonely orca killer whale for human friendship.

Oscar nominated short films coming up

Two upcoming screenings of Oscar Nominated Shorts offer particularly welcome diversion for sufferers from post-Super Bowl blues.

Three indie docs headline weekend

Documentary fans have a movie banquet to look forward to this weekend, with screenings of "American Meat," "Sing Your Song," and "The Island King."

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.