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9 State Rd.
Chilmark, Ma
United States

(508) 645-9599

The Martha's Vineyard Film Festival is more than movies. They produce community events, educational programs, and films that spark discussion, debate, and action. They screen films year-round in Chilmark, Edgartown, Vineyard Haven and Oak Bluffs.

Kids' Films & Activities

Children's Films & Activities

FREE family events!



The Iron Giant

FRIDAY, March 14, 4:00pm-5:26pm
Chilmark Library
All Ages!


Reserve Your Spot!

A captivating story of a nine-year-old boy who discovers and befriends a giant alien robot in the woods of coastal Maine. As the locals grow more suspicious, and the government closes in, how long can he keep his enormous metal friend a secret? Based on the novel The Iron Man by Ted Hughes



Documentary Filmmaking Workshop

SATURDAY, March 15, 1:00pm-5:00pm
Chilmark Community Center Art Shack
Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.


Reserve Your Spot!

Be a writer.  Be a filmmaker. Get on camera or behind one.  Together, we'll create a short documentary film that will be screened on Sunday at 6pm at the library! Drop in for an hour or stay for the afternoon. Whenever you arrive, we will bring you into the filmmaking process.



A Little Princess

SATURDAY, March 15, 6:30pm-8:07pm
Chilmark Library
All Ages!


Reserve Your Spot!

Sara enrolls at an elite boarding school in New York whilst her father fights for the British in WWI. Raised by her father to lovingly respect the uniqueness and worth of all people, her beliefs are tested by the severe headmistress. Sara must turn to her rich imagination.



Reading the Movies

SUNDAY, March 16, 9:30am - 11:30am
Chilmark Library
Ages 2-5


Reserve Your Spot!

Children’s books inspire the making of great films. We’ll watch a few and then write and illustrate a book for the Chilmark Library’s collection!



Hearing the Movies

SUNDAY, March 16, 11:45am - 1:45pm
Chilmark Library
Ages 6-10


Reserve Your Spot!

Music enhances the storytelling and magic of movies! We’ll listen, and then design a soundscape to accompany the book we’ve made.



Making the Movie

SUNDAY, March 16, 2:30pm-4:30pm
Chilmark Library
Ages 10+


Reserve Your Spot!

We will watch some of the best short films and then teach you how to make your own stop-motion short films!



Watch OUR Movie

SUNDAY, March 16, 6:00pm-6:30pm
Chilmark Library
All Ages!


Reserve Your Spot!

Premiere of the Cinema Circus film made throughout the MVFF Festival weekend. Celebrate your weekend of filmmaking and creativity!