Saturday, March 17, 1:45 PM - Chilmark School

Only one bank was indicted in the wake of the 2008 mortgage crisis. Was it one you’ve heard of? No. This is the incredible saga of the Abacus Federal Savings Bank in New York, owned by the Chinese immigrant Sung family. Tickets & Info


Saturday, March 17, 9:30 AM - Chilmark Community Center

By 2050, there will be more plastic than fish in the ocean. This film takes us around the world—to Indonesia, Australia, and even the remote Lord Howe Island in the South Pacific—to see the rapid changes happening beneath the water’s surface, and to meet people who are working to combat marine pollution and save species. Tickets & Info


Thursday, March 15, 7:00 PM - Enterainment Cinemas in Edgartown
Saturday, March 17, 2:15 PM - Chilmark Community Center

We believe we know what happened that night. We’ve read the newspaper articles, watched the t.v. reports, or, as most Island stories travel, heard it through the grapevine. Jason Clarke (Mudbound, Zero Dark Thirty) masterfully takes on the role of Senator Ted Kennedy in the days surrounding the infamous car crash in the summer of 1969. Tickets & Info


Sunday, March 18, 1:45 PM - Chilmark Community Center

Meet the NYPD12: a group of whistleblower officers who risk everything to expose racially discriminatory policing practices and smash the blue wall of silence. Quota-driven arrests have been outlawed, but these officers have proof to the contrary. Tickets & Info


Saturday, March 17, 8:00 PM - Chilmark School *VENUE CHANGE*

Montana has spent more than a century trying to keep its politics clean. Back in 1912, after a copper magnate tried to bribe his way into the U.S. Senate, the state prohibited corporate campaign financing. Tickets & Info


Friday, March 16, 8:15 PM - Chilmark School

Join snowboarders Travis Rice, Bryan Fox, Robin Van Gyn, and Austen Sweetin on an expedition into the vast wilderness of British Columbia, where perfectly iced treetops sway in the freezing winds, and jagged mountain peaks both beckon and terrify from afar. Tickets & Info


Sunday, March 18, 11:15 AM - Chilmark Community Center

Unraveling one of the biggest environmental scandals of our time, a group of citizens in West Virginia take on the DuPont corporation after they discover it has knowingly been dumping C8—a toxic chemical now found in the blood of 99.7% of Americans—in the drinking water supply. Tickets & Info


Sunday, March 18, 4:00 PM - Chilmark School

Nora is a seemingly unremarkable housewife in a quaint Swiss village in 1971. But she is anything but regular. Although the world had already been undergoing social changes, little of the women’s liberation movement had rippled through to Switzerland. Tickets & Info


Friday, March 16, 6:30 PM - Pathways Gathering Space

Enjoy a few giggles and outright belly laughs, a welcomed break from some of the, shall we say, intense films in this year’s lineup. Whether a fake public television painting show or a lesson in retaining one’s dignity when changing into a bathing suit on a beach, the wacky situations in these award-winning films will put a smile on your face. Tickets & Info


Sunday, March 18, 9:30 AM - Chilmark School

Jane Goodall’s chimpanzee research challenged the male-dominated field of primatology and revolutionized our understanding of the natural world. In the 1960s, National Geographic sent a cameraman to film her work in Tanzania, resulting in over 140 hours of footage that remained in storage for decades—until now. Tickets & Info


Sunday, March 18, 7:15 PM - Chilmark Community Center

An upper-class charmer, David leads a very comfortable life, until he tells a joke in poor choice to a cop and is mandated to attend a support group for adults with disabilities. There, forced to come to terms with his own high-functioning autism, he meets Sarah, a quirky and outgoing woman whose optimism irks him. Tickets & Info


Friday, March 16, 8:30 PM - Chilmark Community Center

Loving parents Alex (Claire Danes) and Greg (Jim Parsons) are faced with the daunting task of applying for private kindergartens in NYC for their 4-year-old, Jake. Competing in this cutthroat environment means focusing on what is most unique about a child, forcing them to consider Jake’s love of dresses, fairy tales, and princesses. Tickets & Info


Sunday, March 18, 1:30 PM - Chilmark School

Forty years after the death of Elvis Presley, Emmy-winning director Eugene Jarecki takes the King’s 1963 Rolls-Royce on a cross-country road trip, from the deep south to New York, Las Vegas, and beyond. A luminous tapestry of Americans, including Chuck D, James Carville, Emmylou Harris, Ethan Hawke, and Ashton Kutcher, join the journey in word and song. Tickets & Info


Sunday, March 18, 11:30 AM - Chilmark School

Seventeen years ago, Thomas Riedelsheimer met Andy Goldsworthy for the first time and created the documentary Rivers and Tides. Following the film’s release in 2001, Andy and Thomas barely kept in touch, but Thomas never lost his interest in the quirky and awe-inspiring British sculptor and environmentalist. Tickets & Info


Saturday, March 17, 6:00 PM - Pathways Gathering Space

From Academy Award-nominated Hiromasa Yonebayashi—animator on Studio Ghibli masterpieces Spirited Away, and Ponyo, and director of When Marnie Was There—comes a dazzling new adventure about a young girl named Mary who discovers a flower that grants magical powers, but only for one night.


Saturday, March 17, 5:15 PM - Chilmark Community Center

Welcome to Rockford, Illinois, the heart of the post-industrial rust belt of America. More importantly, welcome to the revelatory work of Bing Liu, an electrifying new voice in documentary filmmaking. At 24, he returns home, camera in hand, and reconnects with his friends Zack and Keire. Tickets & Info


Friday, March 16,  6:15 PM - Chilmark Community Center

Mr. Fish, a successful and outrageous editorial cartoonist, finds that his profession is dying—and of course draws a witty and painfully truthful cartoon about it. Determined to maintain his unique, defiant voice while publishers pull their support, he struggles to stay true to himself and tirelessly continues to push his cartoons to the political edge. Tickets & Info


Saturday, March 17, 6:30 PM - Chilmark School

It all began with a visit to a mummy’s tomb in 1997. Ever since, Hillary Clinton has been plagued by fainting spells, drug use, and even allegations of murder. At least that’s what the reporters at Vesti and NTV, two of the most watched state-run Russian news networks, want you to believe. Tickets & Info


Friday, March 16, 6:00 PM - Chilmark School

Native Hawaiian prisoners are shipped 3,000 miles across the ocean to a for-profit prison in the Arizona desert. For the first time, two of them learn about their indigenous traditions, from a fellow inmate who is serving a life sentence. Ticket & Info


Thursday, March 15, 5:30 PM - Entertainment Cinemas in Edgartown
Sunday, March 18, 9:30 AM - Chilmark Community Center

Though he is known more for his plein-air paintings of Island landscapes, Allen Whiting is a farmer who lives off the land, as his family has for twelve generations. Nowhere does he seem more at peace than when he is outside, farming or painting. Tickets & Info

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Saturday, March 17, 8:15 PM - Chilmark Community Center *VENUE CHANGE*

Allow us to introduce you to the one, the only, Killa P, Patti Cake$, a.k.a Patricia Dombrowski. In between working dead-end jobs and tending bar in a seedy dive, the aspiring emcee from suburban New Jersey writes rhymes, spits battle raps in gas station parking lots, and freestyles at her own determined reflection in the bathroom mirror. Tickets & Info



Friday, March 16,  4:00 PM - Chilmark Community Center

As the United States Supreme Court leans increasingly to the right, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s vigorous dissenting opinions and ferocious 20-push-up workouts have earned this tiny 84-year-old intellectual giant the status of rock star and the title of “Notorious RBG.” Ticket & Info


Saturday, March 17, 11:45 AM - Chilmark Community Center

An affectionate and supremely entertaining celebration of nerds everywhere. Follow one inspiring mentor and nine dedicated students as they compete against more than 1,700 other students from 75 countries in the annual Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). Tickets & Info


Saturday, March 18, 4:30 PM - Chilmark School

These two short documentaries explore some of the most pressing political issues.
Aloha Aina Warrior highlights the stirring story of Dustin Barca, a surfer and MMA fighter who turns to politics to protect the island of Kauai from invasion by agrochemical companies.
Los Lecheros delves into the complex story of Wisconsin’s dairy industry, its farmers who vote against their own interests, and their undocumented immigrant workers grappling with fears of ICE raids and deportation. Tickets & Info


Sunday, March 18, 5:00 PM - Chilmark Community Center

Imagine showing up on your first day of college and feeling like you’ve entered an alternate universe. Everyone recognizes you but is calling you another name. Separated at birth, adopted, and raised by three different families, identical triplets Bobby Shafran, Eddy Galland, and David Kellman stumble upon each other at age 19. Tickets & Info


Friday, March 16, 4:15 PM - Pathways Gathering Space *ADDED SCREENING*
Saturday, March 17, 11:30 AM - Chilmark School

In Taliban-controlled Waziristan, called one of the most dangerous places on earth, Maria Toorpakai disguises herself as a boy for the first sixteen years of her life so that she can play sports—an illegal act for women there. Tickets & Info


Saturday, March 17, 9:00 AM - Chilmark School

The Wonder Sound: A World Unfolding follows the creation of a large scale and village like art installation/exhibit at the New Children’s Museum in San Diego. Exhibit developer and playworker Megan Dickerson and artist Wes Sam-Bruce lead you through a complicated process that balances community expectations and barriers with our innate desire for playful creativity. Tickets & Info


Sunday, March 18 , 6:00 PM - Chilmark School

Celebrate Vineyard filmmakers! Explore local waters with director Jamie Howard and anglers Jamie Boyle and Dave Skok. Get serenaded by Lexie Roth as she drives around Aquinnah. The Aquinnah Lighthouse also makes a debut in Liz Witham’s film. Ken Wentworth’s documentary takes us to a completely different Island in Micronesia.  Tickets & Info