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 or call 508-696-9369 for more information.

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Star Gazing at the Film Center
On Tuesday, Jan. 21, actors Andy Garcia and Vera Farmiga will touch base with the Vineyard—and not hidden away at some secluded enclave.
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Martha's Vineyard Film Center Proves its Premise: If You Build It, They Will Come Watch
Ivy Ashe
In the projection room of the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center in Vineyard Haven there is one Mac computer on a desk and two small flatscreen Toshiba monitors mounted on a tall unit that controls film projection. On the floor and on a nearby table are several small crates, some orange and some muddy silver, all marked with return FedEx labels. Ship To: BURBANK, CA.
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Small Town Life Hits the Big Screen
Hannah McCarthy

For his One Hundred Town Tour this summer to promote his latest film, Northern Borders, Jay Craven makes it clear that this is a purposefully small town circuit.

“In the fall we’ll take it to the cities, Boston, New York, but this is a small town film, so we felt it should first be shown in the small towns of New England.”

On Thursday, August 8, the film screens on Martha’s Vineyard at the Film Center in Vineyard Haven.

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Two Films and a Workshop
The Martha’s Vineyard Film Center hosts a filmmaker-in-residence event with photographer/filmmaker Lauren Greenfield. Her work chronicles the youth culture, gender and consumerism in acclaimed works including Girl Culture, Fast Forward, THIN and her documentary, The Queen of Versailles. Ms. Greenfield will lead a workshop-style presentation on Thursday, August 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the film center in the Tisbury Marketplace in Vineyard Haven. A screening of two of her films will follow on Friday and Saturday.
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