VINEYARD DOCUMENTARY SHORTS

Dirs. Lisa Bolden, Barbarella and David Fokos, MICHAEL Nipper, Taylor Toole, Ken Wentworth, Liz Witham, and MVFF Productions’ Ollie Becker and danielle mulcahy | Documentary | 60 min.

Discussion to follow with the directors and writers

Celebrate Vineyard filmmakers! The directors of A Painter Who Farms give us a peek at their newest Island artist biodoc, about stonemason Lew French. Taylor Toole tells the story of his father’s move to the Vineyard. Liz Witham and Ken Wentworth follow the migrations of North Atlantic right whales, and captains Ian Ridgeway and Casey Blum let you in on their plans for the educational adventure of a lifetime—a world-voyaging sailing ship. Sail MV and Brock Callen, Sr. show us the zero-waste action at the Vineyard Cup. Learn about shellfish with the MV Museum, and get to know the faces at, and importance of, the Island Housing Trust. Hang out with the ever-delightful Dunkls of Chilmark.

THE ISLANDER
Dir. Taylor Toole | 2.5 min.

FUEL
Dirs. Ian Ridgeway | 6 min.

RIGHT WHALES
Dirs. Ken Wentworth & Liz Witham | 8 min.

LEW FRENCH
Dir. Barbarella and David Fokos | 9 min.

Sunday, March 24, 5:45 p.m. - Chilmark School

 

Sponsored by the Vineyard Gazette Media Group, with additional support from a Massachusetts Cultural Council grant