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Tickets will be sold online until 1 hour before show time. There is a $2 per-ticket surcharge for all online sales, but this fee is waived for MVFF members. Members may also purchase tickets in advance by calling the MVFF Box Office at (508) 645-9599 during box office hours. All advance tickets must be picked up at the “Will Call” desk at the MVFF Box Office.

All ticket holders must present their tickets at the door no later than 10 minutes prior to the start of each show, or risk not being admitted. Refunds will not be granted for late arrivals. The MVFF Box Office at the Chilmark Community Center opens at 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, and will be open during all screenings. All tickets purchased online must be either printed out or ready to show on a mobile device, and can be presented at the theater entrance.




How lucky are we! Affordable, farm-to-table meals will once again be prepared by Robert Lionette of Morning Glory Farm. The CCC kitchen will be open for dinner Friday night, and all day Saturday and Sunday. Lighter fare like Morning Glory Farm popcorn with MV Sea Salt, and scones and other baked goods from Pie Chicks, can be found in the Hay Café, where Todd Christy of Chilmark Coffee Company will also be serving up fresh cups of joe. Share a nourishing meal with friends, filmmakers, and the community at our long tables!


Photo: josh robinson-white

Photo: josh robinson-white

Intermissions are an essential part of your MVFF experience. While you give your eyes a break between screenings, we hope you will hang out in the Hay Café, listen to live music, and enjoy the conversation. Musical performers have included local musicians such as The PickPocket Bluegrass Band (above), Jeremy Berlin, and Nate D’Angelo. Stay tuned for this year's lineup!


All of our events will be held in one of the following places:

Chilmark Community Center, 520 South Road, Chilmark
Chilmark Elementary School, 8 State Road, Chilmark
The Hay Café (located at the Chilmark Community Center)
Pathways Gathering Space, 9 State Road, Chilmark
Entertainment Cinemas, 65 Main Street, Edgartown


Parking is tight! We make use of all parking locations in Chilmark and encourage carpooling. 

Chilmark Elementary School
8 State Road, Chilmark

The Martha's Vineyard Film Festival Office
9 State Road, Chilmark

Chilmark Community Center
 520 South Road, Chilmark

The Martha's Vineyard Transit Authority
provides bus service with a stop at the Chilmark Community Center.


We’ve created a space that allows you to dig deeper, talk about taking action, and brainstorm creative ways to address the complex matters that affect us all. Not to mention that it’s fun to sit around a fire and get to know one another. Just head over to the fire pit and join the conversation. 




This year, we have partnered with the Island Food Pantry to hold a food drive during the festival! There will be large purple collection boxes in the Chilmark Community Center and the Chilmark School. Hunger is an unfortunate reality on Martha's Vineyard. The Island Food Pantry has worked actively since 1981 to ensure food is always available for those in need. It is a 100% volunteer organization that depends on the kindness of all who live on or visit the Island. In 2017, it provided three bags of groceries each to 405 individuals and families, on 2,888 occasions. Thank you for helping us support our neighbors.