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The Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival – Day 4

The Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival – Day 4

Sun 03/18/2018
All Day

Contact: The MV Film Festival
Phone: 508- 645-9599
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://tmvff.org/
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Sponsors: The MV Film Festival
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The Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival concludes with its final day of amazing films for all to enjoy.  On Sunday, March 18 the following films will be screened at locations and times indicated.

A Painter Who Farms
9:30 a.m. at the Chilmark Community Center
Discussion to follow with directors Barbarella and David Fokos and film subject Allen Whiting
Though he is known more for his plein-air paintings of Island landscapes, Allen Whiting is a farmer who lives off the land, as his family has for twelve generations. Nowhere does he seem more at peace than when he is outside, farming or painting. Tickets & Info

I’ve Got a Feeling
FREE Film Program
9:30 a.m. at the Pathways Gathering Space | All ages
These short films from around the world demonstrate our ability to empathize, share, and love our friends and family. Highlights include Two Balloons, a stunningly beautiful animated story of two ring-tailed lemurs and how they fight for their love. Fruits of Clouds, from the Czech Republic, is a powerful tale about overcoming fear. More FREE Programs For Kids

9:30 a.m. at the Chilmark School
Jane Goodall’s chimpanzee research challenged the male-dominated field of primatology and revolutionized our understanding of the natural world. In the 1960s, National Geographic sent a cameraman to film her work in Tanzania, resulting in over 140 hours of footage that remained in storage for decades—until now. Tickets & Info

A Place For Us
FREE Film Program
11:00 a.m. at Pathways Gathering Space | All ages
Baltimore-based duo Ru Kuwahata and Max Porter have produced one of the most stellar shorts we’ve seen in a while, Negative Space. This film sets the tone for this program, and has just been nominated for an Oscar. Just Breathe is the quickest lesson on mindful meditation you’ll ever get. More FREE Programs For Kids

The Devil We Know
11:15 a.m. at the Chilmark Community Center
Discussion to follow with film subject Bucky Bailey
Unraveling one of the biggest environmental scandals of our time, a group of citizens in West Virginia take on the DuPont corporation after they discover it has knowingly been dumping C8—a toxic chemical now found in the blood of 99.7% of Americans—in the drinking water supply. Tickets & Info

Leaning Into The Wind
11:30 a.m. at the Chilmark School
Seventeen years ago, Thomas Riedelsheimer met Andy Goldsworthy for the first time and created the documentary Rivers and Tides. Following the film’s release in 2001, Andy and Thomas barely kept in touch, but Thomas never lost his interest in the quirky and awe-inspiring British sculptor and environmentalist. Tickets & Info

Animate The Action
FREE Filmmaking Workshop
12:30 p.m. at the Pathways Gathering Space | Ages 6+
Bring a couple of your favorite small toys and we will provide the technology and know-how to help you take them to the big screen in a story of your own making. Kids will leave with the skills to create animated films at home.
More FREE Programs For Kids

The King
1:30 p.m. at the Chilmark School
Forty years after the death of Elvis Presley, Emmy-winning director Eugene Jarecki takes the King’s 1963 Rolls-Royce on a cross-country road trip, from the deep south to New York, Las Vegas, and beyond. A luminous tapestry of Americans, including Chuck D, James Carville, Emmylou Harris, Ethan Hawke, and Ashton Kutcher, join the journey in word and song. Tickets & Info

Crime + Punishment
1:45 p.m. at the Chilmark Community Center
Discussion to follow with film subject Edwin Raymond
Meet the NYPD12: a group of whistleblower officers who risk everything to expose racially discriminatory policing practices and smash the blue wall of silence. Quota-driven arrests have been outlawed, but these officers have proof to the contrary.  To capture it, Emmy-nominated director Stephen Maing equips each brave officer with a hidden camera.  Tickets & Info

The Divine Order
4:00 p.m. at the Chilmark School
Frustrated that her husband forbids her to take a part-time job, and astonished that he can legally do so, Nora, a seemingly unremarkable housewife, begins rallying the women in her quaint Swiss village during the lead-up to the 1971 national vote on whether to allow women the right. Tickets & Info

Three Identical Strangers
5:00 p.m. at the Chilmark Community Center
Imagine showing up on your first day of college and feeling like you’ve entered an alternate universe. Everyone recognizes you but is calling you another name. Separated at birth, adopted, and raised by three different families, identical triplets Bobby Shafran, Eddy Galland, and David Kellman stumble upon each other at age 19.  Tickets & Info

Vineyard Shorts
6:00 p.m. at the Chilmark School
Discussion to follow with the directors and writers
Celebrate Vineyard filmmakers! Explore local waters with director Jamie Howard and anglers Jamie Boyle and Dave Skok. Get serenaded by Lexie Roth as she drives around Aquinnah. The Aquinnah Lighthouse also makes a debut in Liz Witham’s film. Ken Wentworth’s documentary takes us to a completely different Island in Micronesia.  Tickets & Info

Keep The Change
7:15 p.m. at the Chilmark Community Center
An upper-class charmer, David leads a very comfortable life, until he tells a joke in poor choice to a cop and is mandated to attend a support group for adults with disabilities. There, forced to come to terms with his own high-functioning autism, he meets Sarah, a quirky and outgoing woman whose optimism irks him. Tickets & Info

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