The 14th Annual Martha's Vineyard Film Festival
Thursday, March 13 - Sunday, March 16, 2014

Downloadable Schedule | Buy A Festival Pass

THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2014

Fading Gigolo  |  Buy Tickets Now
4:00 pm & 7:00 pm, Entertainment Cinemas, Edgartown

Woody Allen: a pimp. John Turturro: his gigolo. Accept the brilliantly absurd premise and you're in for a hilarious ride. Tickets & Info

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 2014

The Overnighters |  Buy Tickets Now
4:00 pm, Chilmark Community Center

The recent Steinbeckian exodus to the oil rigs of North Dakota has tens of thousands of unemployed men descending on the state with dreams but nowhere to live. Tickets & Info
(also playing SUNDAY at  3 p.m, Chilmark School)

Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory |  Buy Tickets Now
7:00 pm, Chilmark Community Center & School

Individuals suffering from Alzheimer's Disease seem to "awaken" when they are able to listen to music from their past. Tickets & Info. (also playing SUNDAY, 10:00 a.m Chilmark School)

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Obvious Child |  Buy Tickets Now
9:00 pm, Chilmark Community Center

Donna Stern is a 27-year-old Brooklyn stand-up comedian with an unapologetically lewd, warmhearted wit.
Tickets & Info


Room To Breathe |  Buy Tickets Now
7:00 pm, Chilmark School 

SPECIAL ADDITIONAL SCREENING!

Teacher Megan Cowan introduces students in a San Francisco  middle school to the possibilities of self-awareness. Tickets & Info

McConkey |  Buy Tickets Now
8:45 pm, Chilmark School

Director and film editor David Zieff in attendance
This documentary celebrates the life of an innovative daredevil. Tickets & Info
(also playing SATURDAY, 2:45 p.m Chilmark Community Center)

SATURDAY, MARCH 15, 2014

Monsieur le Président |  Buy Tickets Now
10:00 am, Chilmark School

Director & Vineyard resident Victoria Campbell in attendance
Filmed in the aftermath of the 2010 Haitian earthquake, Monsieur le Président follows the ascension and downfall of Gaston Jean Edy.
Tickets & Info Special Matinee Price: $5 Members/ $10 General

Levitated Mass: The Story of Michael Heizer's Monolithic Sculpture |  Buy Tickets Now
10:00 am, Chilmark Community Center

What begins as a fascinating look at the puzzle of transporting an enormous boulder develops into a reflection on art.
Tickets & Info Special Matinee Price: $5 Members/ $10 General

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These Birds Walk
12:00 pm, Chilmark School

SOLD OUT!

An impressive archive of human benevolence, These Birds Walk explores an elderly man’s inspirational role in the survival of wayward children in Karachi, Pakistan.
Tickets & Info Special Matinee Price: $5 Members/ $10 General

Shored Up |  Buy Tickets Now
12:00 pm, Chilmark Community Center

Director Ben Kalina, Dr. Ben Horton, and Richard Houghton, President of the Woods Hole Research Center, in attendance
This hard-hitting documentary asks the tough questions about our relationship with the ocean and the land. Tickets & Info

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North of the Sun
1:45 pm, Chilmark School

SOLD OUT!
Additional Screening: Sunday 5pm

Introduced by Mill Valley Surf Film Fest founder Ari Lurie
Two surfers set off to endure nine months on a desolate Arctic island. Tickets & Info Special Matinee Price: $5 Members/ $10 General

McConkey |  Buy Tickets Now
2:45 pm, Chilmark Community Center

Director and film editor David Zieff in attendance
This documentary celebrates the life of an innovative daredevil. Tickets & Info.
(also playing FRIDAY, 8:45 p.m. Chilmark School)

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Room To Breathe
3:00 pm, Chilmark School

SOLD OUT- Additional Screening Offered: Friday 7pm in the Chilmark School
Discussion with Mindful Schools co-founder Megan Cowan, moderated by Jake Davis; followed by an optional period of mindfulness meditation, with instruction

Teacher Megan Cowan introduces students in a San Francisco middle school to the possibilities of self-awareness. Tickets & Info

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52 Tuesdays |  Buy Tickets Now
5:15 pm, Chilmark School

This film contains graphic sexual content.
Sixteen-year-old Billie is blindsided by the news that her mother is planning to transition from female to male. Tickets & Info

 

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The Face of Love 
5:30 pm, Chilmark Community Center

Sold Out!

Robin Williams, Jess Weixler, and Amy Brenneman play supporting roles in this romance filled with intrigue, surprise, and reflections on the mystery of love and second chances. Tickets & Info

The Face of Love |  Buy Tickets Now
8:00 pm, Chilmark School

SPECIAL ADDITIONAL SCREENING!
Robin Williams, Jess Weixler, and Amy Brenneman play supporting roles in this romance filled with intrigue, surprise, and reflections on the mystery of love and second chances. Tickets & Info

Whitey: USA v. James J. Bulger |  Buy Tickets Now
8:00 pm, Chilmark Community Center & School

Bulger's attorney, Hank Brennan and Steve Davis, brother of victim, in attendance
Notorious gangster “Whitey” Bulger reigned over a criminal empire in Boston for decades. Tickets & Info (also playing, SUNDAY, 11:45 a.m. Chilmark School)

SUNDAY, MARCH 16, 2014

Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory |  Buy Tickets Now
10:00 am, Chilmark School

Individuals suffering from Alzheimer's Disease seem to "awaken" when they are able to listen to music from their past. Tickets & Info (also playing FRIDAY, 7:00 p.m. Chilmark Community Center)

Vineyard Shorts |  Buy Tickets Now
10:00 am, Chilmark Community Center

The Island’s most talented filmmakers and subjects come together for an unprecedented look into a community that famously fosters creative genius. Tickets & Info Matinee Pricing: $5 Members/ $10 General

Burt's Buzz |  Buy Tickets Now
12:00 pm, Chilmark Community Center

Director Jody Shapiro in attendance
This insightful portrait takes you into the paradox of Burt Shavitz, who represents the billion-dollar brand Burt's Bees while living in a renovated turkey coop in the backwoods of Maine. Tickets & Info

Whitey: USA v. James J. Bulger |  Buy Tickets Now
12:15 pm, Chilmark School

Bulger's attorney, Hank Brennan and Steve Davis, brother of victim, in attendance
Notorious gangster “Whitey” Bulger reigned over a criminal empire in Boston for decades. 
                                                                               Tickets & Info  (also playing, SATURDAY, 8 p.m. Chilmark Community Center & School)

Bicycling with Molière |  Buy Tickets Now
2:45 pm, Chilmark Community Center

A once great actor lives in solitude, spending his time cycling through the windswept landscape of the Île de Ré off the west coast of France. Tickets & Info

 

The Overnighters |  Buy Tickets Now
3:00 pm, Chilmark School

The recent Steinbeckian exodus to the oil rigs of North Dakota has tens of thousands of unemployed men descending on the state with dreams but nowhere to live. Tickets & Info.
(also playing FRIDAY at  4 p.m. Chilmark Community Center)

The Dog |  Buy Tickets Now
5:00 pm, Chilmark Community Center

A passionate portrait of the late John Wojtowicz, whose attempted robbery of a Brooklyn bank to finance his male lover's sex-reassignment surgery was the real-life inspiration for the 1975 Al Pacino film Dog Day AfternoonTickets & Info

North of the Sun |  Buy Tickets Now
5:00 pm, Chilmark School

SPECIAL ADDITIONAL SCREENING!
Introduced by 
Mill Valley Surf Film Fest founder Ari Lurie

Two surfers set off to endure nine months on a desolate Arctic island. Tickets & Info Special Matinee Price: $5 Members/ $10 General

Maidentrip |  Buy Tickets Now
7:45 pm, Chilmark Community Center

Director Jillian Schlesinger in attendance
Set sail with an intrepid 14-year-old who embarks, camera in hand, on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to be the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone. Tickets & Info