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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.

Special Screenings

2014 Summer Special Screenings


Very Good Girls

Saturday, July 12, 8:00pm
Chilmark Community Center
with writer/director Naomi Foner and actors Dakota Fanning and Peter Sarsgaard

Vineyard resident Naomi Foner assembles a star-studded cast that includes Ellen Barkin, Richard Dreyfuss, Dakota Fanning, Elizabeth Olsen, Demi Moore, and Peter Sarsgaard for this heartfelt coming-of-age story. Tickets & More Info.

 


Compared To What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank

Wednesday, July 16
7:00pm Dinner, 8:00pm Show
Chilmark Community Center
with Former Congressman Barney Frank, his husband Jim Ready, and filmmakers Sheila Canavan & Michael Chandler

An intimate look into the life of the quick-witted and often cantankerous, Barney Frank, the first openly gay Congressman in the United States. Tickets & More Info.

 


Fed Up

Friday, July 25, 8:00pm
Martha's Vineyard Performing Arts Center, Oak Bluffs
with producers Katie Couric & Laurie David, director Stephanie Soechtig

Following a group of children for more than two years, director Stephanie Soechtig intimately documents their uphill battle to heed the conventional wisdom--“diet and exercise”--but is this “mission impossible” for the youth of America? Tickets & More Info.


Freedom Summer

Monday, August 18, 8:00pm
The Tabernacle, Oak Bluffs
with director Stanley Nelson and a panel of guests, discussion hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

This stirring documentary by award-winning documentarian and Vineyard resident Stanley Nelson delves deep into that paramount time, during which hundreds of activists transformed the segregated state of Mississippi. Tickets & More Info.