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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Inspired by the Vineyard's Offseason
Vivian Ewing

In pre-production stage for Automatic At Sea, writer/director Matthew Lessner saw a woman walking a dog along a Vineyard beach and was rendered speechless.

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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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Doug Liman Goes Small and Intense
Heather Hamacek

Three men, two guns, one wall. These are the bare bones of Doug Liman’s newest film, The Wall.

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For Filmmaker Brad Silberling, Turning Away Is Not an Option
Bill Eville
When Brad Silberling was 11 years old his father dropped him off at a movie theatre. The year was 1975 and the movie was Jaws. It changed young Brad’s life.
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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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Filmmaker Returns to Roots; Locally Shot Movie Debuts
Remy Tumin
Taylor Toole returns to the Island with Jimmy Was a Carpenter, his newest film about life, death and love, set on Martha's Vineyard. The romantic thriller will premiere at the Martha's Vineyard Film Center on Saturday, April 12.
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