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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 Events

June 26 - August 28
Arrive early to enjoy dinner and live music!

Special Events


These one-of-a-kind events offer you an opportunity to engage with politicians, celebrities, and the great minds of our time. Buy your tickets early and get ready for an evening you won’t soon forget. Venues include the Tabernacle and Performing Arts Center in Oak Bluffs, and the Chilmark Community Center.


Very Good Girls

SATURDAY, JULY 12
8:00 p.m. at the Chilmark Community Center
With director/screenwriter 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 & Info

 

 

 

       

 

 

 

 

Frank

MONDAY, JULY 14
7:00 p.m. at Entertainment Cinemas, Edgartown
With actress Maggie Gyllenhaal

Acclaimed Irish director Lenny Abrahamson follows up his award-winning films Adam & Paul, Garage, and What Richard Did with an offbeat comedy about a young wannabe musician, Jon (Domhnall Gleeson), who finds himself out of his depth when he joins an avant-garde pop band led by the mysterious Frank (Michael Fassbender), a musical genius who hides himself inside a large fake head, and his terrifying bandmate Clara (Maggie Gyllenhaal). Tickets & Info

 

 

Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank

WEDNESDAY, JULY 16
7:00 p.m. Dinner / 8:00 p.m. Movie
Chilmark Community Center
With former Congressman Barney Frank, his husband Jim Ready, and directors Sheila Canavan and Michael Chandler

The quick-witted and often cantankerous Barney Frank was the first openly gay congressman in the United States. Tickets & Info

 

 

 

Fed Up

FRIDAY, JULY 25 
8:00 p.m. at the MV Performing Arts Center, Oak Bluffs
With producers Katie Couric, Laurie David, and director Stephanie Soechtig

Journalist Katie Couric guides us through this eye-opening film that exposes the food industry and chronicles the lives of three obese children struggling to lose life-threatening weight. Tickets & Info

 

 

 

Freedom Summer

MONDAY, AUGUST 18 
8:00 p.m. at the MVCMA Tabernacle, Oak Bluffs
Journalist and author Gwen Ifill will moderate a discussion with director Stanley Nelson and a panel of guests hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

This stirring film by award-winning documentarian and Vineyard resident Stanley Nelson delves deep into that paramount time during which more than 700 student activists transformed the segregated state of Mississippi. Tickets & Info