Familiar Topic, New Terrain for An Inconvenient Sequel
Alex Elvin
The new documentary An Inconvenient Sequel opened in theatres this summer, including a run at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society that continues through August 30.
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Documentary Captures Melancholy Mood of a Vineyard Winter
Heather Hamacek
Susanna Styron's 1976 film Suspended Sentence will play on Wednesday, August 23, at the Chilmark Community Center.
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Behind the Movie: Real Life Fighters
Bill Eville
I Am Jane Doe, a harrowing look at the sex trafficking industry, opens Documentary Week at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. The movie arrives on the Vineyard thanks to the efforts of Alexi Ashe Meyers and Rebecca Dince Zipkin.
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Saving the Children, One Film at a Time
Louisa McCullough
Media Voices for Children will present their new film, The Same Heart, which screens on Sunday, July 24, at the Strand Theatre in Oak Bluffs.
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Big Houses Plus Evolution of a Filmmaker
Alex Elvin

One Big Home, director Thomas Bena’s first feature-length film, which took more than a decade to shoot and edit, makes its Island debut Wednesday as part of the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival summer series.

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In Film and Life, Black Panthers Party Continues to Resonate
Alex Elvin
Award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson's new documentary The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution aired last month on PBS.
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HBO Film About Heroin on Cape Cod Is Martha's Vineyard Mirror

A gripping documentary about the heroin epidemic on Cape Cod focuses attention on the power of addiction and the toll it takes on addicts, their families and their communities.

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Filming Sustainability, Here and Abroad

On Jan. 28, filmmakers Liz Witham and Ken Wentworth will screen three short films from their Sustainable Vineyard documentary series.

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Going to the Heart of the Refugee Crisis, Camera in Hand
Heather Hamacek
In January, Vineyarders Julia MacNelly and Tom Ellis are headed to Serbia to spend a month filming for a documentary.
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Telling Stories of Sustainability
Megan Cerullo

Liz Witham and Ken Wentworth care about the environment. And they want you to care, too. The couple are documentary filmmakers whose series, Sustainable Vineyard, studies humanity’s relationship with nature.

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