Following the Story Leads to Scary Places
Megan Cerullo

Watching Matthew Heineman’s new documentary Cartel Land is like visiting a meth lab in the desert on a dark night, being caught in the middle of a shootout between Mexican vigilantes and a drug cartel, and being a witness to torture.

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Environmental Film Festival Plugs In
Megan Cerullo

The first annual Environmental Film Festival will be held at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center from May 20 through May 24.

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Local Filmmakers Embrace Sustainability

On Earth Day, local filmmakers Ken Wentworth and Liz Witham will celebrate visionary Islanders with their Sustainable Vineyard Episodes series.

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Sing Hallelujah!
Like the rest of our Island community, the Island Community Chorus, with over 100 members, was getting restless and frustrated. Weekly snowstorms forced the cancellation of our Monday night rehearsals.
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Film Center Hosts Free Screening of Selma for Island Youth
Martha’s Vineyard joins the list of major cities offering a free screening of the film Selma to students ages 18 and younger.
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Film Center Call for Artists
The Martha’s Vineyard Film Center opens its lobby to display Island artists’ work again in 2015.
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Not Another Cat Call, Film Shows Whistling Can be High Art
Meg Robbins
Filmmakers explore the serious and whimsical world of whistling in their film Pucker Up: The Fine Art of Whistling.
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Memorial Film Series
The West Tisbury library and the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center are collaborating in presenting the inaugural Jonathan Revere Memorial Film Series with the 1939 classic The Women.
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Faith and Sexual Orientation Subject of Documentary
Retired bishop Gene Robinson's journey is the subject of Love Free or Die, a documentary that screens on Saturday at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center.
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Woody Pines to Rock Film Center

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society makes way for music on Thursday, Feb. 13, when Woody Pines comes to play. The band integrates sounds from Leadbelly to Bob Dylan, from Woodie Guthrie to Preservation Hall. And just like Mr. Guthrie, the band logs a lot of road miles, 7,800 in their van last year. Vineyarder Brad Tucker plays lead guitar and sings backup vocals.

The opening set features Jemima James and Goodnight Louise.

For tickets, visit mvfilmsociety.com or call 508-696-9369 for more information.

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