The Martha's Vineyard Film Festival is a nonprofit arts organization that empowers social and political collaboration through film, food, music, and art

Fundraising events

 THESE UNIQUE FUNDRAISING EVENTS OFFER OPPORTUNITIES TO ENGAGE WITH WORLD RENOWNED GUESTS, WHILE ENABLING THE MVFF TO CONTINUE HOSTING UNIQUE ISLAND EXPERIENCES WITH INSPIRING FILMS, GOOD FOOD, AND THOUGHT-PROVOKING DISCUSSIONS  


Cartoons and Cocktails with New Yorker Cartoon Editor Bob Mankoff
and cartoonists Paul Karasik, & Mick Stevens

Friday, July 24th, 5 - 7:00 PM at the Eisenhauer Gallery, Edgartown

Join New Yorker cartoon editor Bob Mankoff and New Yorker cartoonists Paul Karasik and Mick Stevens for a private cocktail party at the beautiful Eisenhauer Gallery in downtown Edgartown. After you’ve had your fill of chatting with the cartoonists and perusing the contemporary art, head to the Martha's Vineyard Performing Arts Center for the screening of VERY SEMI-SERIOUS. Reserved center orchestra seats will be waiting for you.

 

Beach Plum Breakfast with Musician Seymour Bernstein
Thursday, July 30th, 9:30 - 10:30 AM at the Beach Plum Inn, Chilmark

After you've watched SEYMOUR: AN INTRODUCTION on Wednesday night, our guess is that you will want to spend more time with this amazing man. On Thursday morning, you can! Enjoy coffee, tea, and a fresh breakfast at the Beach Plum.  And, of course, enjoy your conversation with Seymour!


Cocktails with Stanley Nelson, Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and
Professor Kathleen Cleaver

Monday, August 3rd, 6:30 - 7:30 PM at the Tabernacle, Oak Bluffs

Before attending THE BLACK PANTHERS: VANGUARD OF THE REVOLUTION, join us for an intimate cocktail party at the Tabernacle. After meeting our guests of honor, you’ll have reserved front-row seats for the screening and discussion to follow.

 

Beach Plum Breakfast with activists Bonnie and John Raines,
and director Johanna Hamilton

Thursday, August 13th, 10 - 11:00 AM at the Beach Plum Inn, Chilmark

Meet our guests of honor from 1971 and enjoy coffee, tea, and a fresh breakfast at the Beach Plum. Not only will you have more time to hear Bonnie and John’s amazing story, we hope to foster meaningful connections between activists, filmmakers, and anyone interested in a good conversation.

 

Gazebo Dinner with Director Louie Psihoyos at the Beach Plum Inn
Tuesday, August 18th, 5:30 - 7:30 PM at the Beach Plum Inn, Chilmark

An outdoor dinner at the Beach Plum is one of our most popular events. Join director Louie Psihoyos for lively conversation and a farm-to-table meal. At dusk, walk over the dunes for the screening of RACING EXTINCTION on Menemsha Beach.

 

Beach Plum Breakfast with activist Sister Simone Campbell and director Rebecca Parrish
Thursday, August 20th, 10 - 11:00 AM at the Beach Plum Inn, Chilmark

Meet the unforgettable Sister Simone Campbell and Rebecca Parrish, the woman who brought Sister Simone's story to the big screen in RADICAL GRACE. Enjoy conversation with these incredible women and, of course, coffee, tea, and a fresh breakfast at the Beach Plum.