Martha's Vineyard Film Festival kicks off at 5:30 p.m. at the Chilmark Community Center. Dinner by Chris Fischer. Festival runs through Sunday. Tickets are $7 for members, $15 for nonmembers. Couch seating is an additional $5. Weekend passes are $150 for general seating, $250 for couch seating. For film information and to purchase advance tickets, call 508-645-9599 or visit tmvff.org.