Kids' Programming Is Big at Martha's Vineyard Film Festival
The children’s programming has long been an essential component of the spring film festival, and for the summer series, too. This year there are numerous family films, including a series of animated short films on Saturday at 9 a.m.
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Martha's Vineyard Film Festival Gets Ready for Its Close-up
Alison L. Mead

On a recent spring-like afternoon in downtown Chilmark, as the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival staff walked from their offices on South Road to the Chilmark Community Center, the sun burst through a patch of Beetlebung trees.

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Off to See the Wizard in Owen Park

It isn’t Kansas, but Owen Park in Vineyard Haven will work nicely for the outdoor screening of The Wizard of Oz at 8 p.m. on Friday, August 15.

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Art of the Forgery

The final dinner and a movie offering for the summer season of the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival at the Chilmark Community Center will be Wednesday, August 20.

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Vineyard Coincidence: Back Cracker Was Once Bat Cracker
Ivy Ashe
The best sports stories are the ones that toe the line of improbability — the ones that unfold in real life without direction yet seem scripted in their narrative, as though they were written for a Hollywood studio.
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Tragic Story Continues to Touch and Change Lives
Derek Schwartz
By the time the lights came up after the screening last Wednesday of Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine, most of the audience was in tears. The film tells the story of Matt Shepard, an openly gay student at the University of Wyoming who was brutally murdered in 1998.
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When Creation of a Film Is as Extraordinary as the Film Itself
Derek Schwartz
In 2010 Cutter Hodierne decided to tell the story of a band of Somali pirates who commandeered a Ukrainian ship, the Faina. But he realized that the only way to do it right was to travel to Africa and use Somali actors.
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Raising the Curtain on Stories With Purpose; Another Summer of Great Films
Derek Schwartz
This year's Martha's Vineyard Film Festival will be the biggest in its history, with screenings taking place around the Island.
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That's a Wrap: Film Festival Finishes, Delights
Alison L. Mead
The Martha's Vineyard Film Festival's four-day event featured 20 movies. In between screenings, filmgoers walked around, mingled with one another and sipped on Chilmark Coffee Company java.
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Film Festival Embraces Complex Heroes and Stories
Remy Tumin
The Martha's Vineyard Film Festival opens on Thursday, March 13, with over 20 films, including features and documentaries, being shown during the weekend. The opening night film to be screened at the Edgartown Cinema's is Fading Gigolo produced by West Tisbury summer resident Jeffrey Kusama-Hinte.
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