Islanders' Film Plays Woods Hole Festival
Born Into the Gig, by filmmakers Kate David and David Heilbroner, spotlights next-generation musicians including Sally Taylor and Ben Taylor.
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On the Road With the Roots of Racism
Louisa Hufstader
Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America, the newest documentary by filmmaker and seasonal Chilmark resident Ric Burns, is now airing on PBS stations and streaming on the broadcaster’s website.
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Friendship and Filmmaking Make for Dynamic Documentary Team
Louisa Hufstader
Inspired by Martha’s Vineyard’s most famous musical family, the new documentary Born Into the Gig follows five performers who grew up in the orbit of their superstar parents and grandparents before seeking their own creative spotlights.
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Through Photography and Film, Championing the Rights of Children
Louisa Hufstader
The innocence and optimism of childhood are what stand out first in a new exhibit of portraits at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse curated by Media Voices for Children.
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Right Whale Documentary Brings Crisis, Hope Into Focus
In a new documentary Aquinnah filmmakers Liz Witham and Ken Wentworth are following the journey of right whale calves.
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Film Blasts Human Rights Violations
Louisa Hufstader

When she’s not home on Martha’s Vineyard, Angela Andersen is crisscrossing the globe as an international journalist for television networks in Germany.

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Driving Home the Connection Between Mobility and Freedom
Caroline Kaplan
For Ric Burns filmmaking is a collaborative journey. Last week at a screening of his work-in-progress documentary Driving While Black, even the audience became part of the process.
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Somali Candidate Poised for Congress
Noah Asimow
On August 14, Ilhan Omar, a five-foot-tall Somali immigrant, became the second Muslim woman to win a major party primary in a federal election.
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Local, National Heroes Shine in Wounded Warriors Documentary
Noah Asimow
A National Geographic documentary screening at Menemsha Beach placed American Heroes Saltwater Challenge at center stage.
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When Personal Stories Lead the Way
Noah Asimow
Academy Award winning actor Chris Cooper and his wife, actress and writer Marianne Leone Cooper, have played many roles their lives.
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