Youth Knows Best, Just Ask Brea
Each week the folks at Cinema Circus show a series of short films on Wednesday evening at the Chilmark Community center.
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Kid Critics Are the Best Critics
Each week the folks at Cinema Circus show a series of short films on Wednesday evening at the Chilmark Community center.
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Short Takes on Short Films

Each week the folks at Cinema Circus show a series of short films for kids on Wednesday evening at the Chilmark Community Center.

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Kid Critic Has the Film Scoop

Each week the folks at Cinema Circus show a series of short films for kids on Wednesday evening at the Chilmark Community Center.

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How Ellie the Elephant Got Her Groove Back
Chloe Reichel
For five years, Ellie the Elephant has delighted children and adults at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival’s Cinema Circus. Time took its toll, however, leaving Ellie in need of rehabilitation.
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A Sneak Peak at the Cinema Circus
Cinema Circus finishes its summer season in Oak Bluffs this Sunday, August 17, from noon to 6 p.m. at Cottagers' Corner, by Hartford Park.
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Takes Kids to Review Kids' Movies; Cinema Circus Returns

In preparation for the Cinema Circus event held on Sunday, July 13, at the Chilmark Community Center, an advance screening of the animated films was arranged for a group of Kid Critics. The event is from noon to 6 p.m. and includes a screening, circus fun and filmmaking workshops for kids. All events are free, thanks to a generous donor.

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Screen Gems

Author Robert Putnam in his book Bowling Alone, published in 2000, examined trends in American society and concluded that the country was growing apart due to lack of community involvement. His thesis pointed to a disengaged populace that was more isolated and therefore less likely to be empathetic. The traditional outlets for bringing a community together were no longer thriving, he said, from bowling leagues to PTA meetings, and as a result the country as a whole was suffering. 

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Cinema Circus Kid Critic Has the Reel Deal

Each week the folks at Cinema Circus show a series of short films on Wednesday evening at the Chilmark Community center. The films begin at 6 p.m. but the circus — complete with jugglers, face painters, stilt walkers, food and music — gets underway at 5 p.m.

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Kid Critic Gives the Reel Deal

Each week the folks at Cinema Circus show a series of short films on Wednesday evening at the Chilmark Community center.

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