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We're Gonna Need a Bigger Island -- JAWSFEST™:

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We're Gonna Need a Bigger Island -- JAWSFEST™: The Tribute Planned for August, 2012In 2005, thousands of fans of the Universal Studios' movie JAWS© flocked to the island of Martha's Vineyard to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the blockbuster movie at JAWSFEST™ '05. Since the day the inaugural event ended, fans have been clamoring for more. In August 2012, JAWS© fans will get what they've been asking for at JAWSFEST™: The Tribute. An event in the making for nearly seven years, JAWSFEST...

MV International Film Festival wrappped

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Up & Away! Attendance Climbs at 6th Annual MV International Film Festival; New Film Center Is Next ProjectSeptember 20, 2011 (Vineyard Haven, MA)-It's a wrap! The sixth annual Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival, organized and executed by the all-volunteer Martha's Vineyard Film Society, packed over 30 films from 6 continents into 4 vibrant days. "The festival grows each year," says Society founder and Festival director Richard Paradise. "We're still counting but we sold an estimated 3...

2010 Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival Promotion Reel

Video Festival Trailer produced for the 2010 Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival, created by animators Noelle & Joy Vaccese, New York City - http://www.twinsareweird.com  

Festival With A View: Martha's Vineyard International FF

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  It is known as the playground of the rich and famous. In fact, it is the preferred summer holiday destination for U.S. Presidents (including Barack Obama and his family just two weeks ago). It is the tony enclave of Martha's Vineyard, an island off Cap Cod, Massachussets, that is hosting its 5th annual film festival this weekend. The Festival is showcasing some of the strongest films from the festival circuit, bringing top flight independent and international films to both locals ...

Matthew Modine accepts Global Citizen award at Martha's Vineyard Festival

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Renowned actor Matthew Modine will receive the MV International Film Festival's first annual "Global Citizen" award.The award, created by Vineyard sculptor Barney Zeitz, will be presented on Saturday, September 11, 2010. Mr. Modine's new film " The Trial," directed by Gary Wheeler and to be released by 20th Century Fox, will screen at 7:30 at the Capawock Theatre on Vineyard Haven's Main Street. The award presentation and a Q&A with audience members will immediately follow the screening. Mr. Ma...

Martha's Vineyard African-American Film Festival winners

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Run & Shoot Filmworks, Inc., producer of the Martha's Vineyard African-American Film Festival (MVAAFF), announced the winners of the HBO and Saatchi &Saatchi sponsored film competitions, which took place Saturday, August 8th, 2009. Out of nearly 300 submissions received from around the world, 56 films were chosen for the festival and fifteen films in three categories-short, feature, documentary-were selected for the competitions. Other highlights of the MVAAFF included the screening of "The Nin...

Martha`s Vineyard Independent Film Festival

Don’t miss the Martha’s Vineyard Independent Film Festival. Held at the Chilmark Community Center, the MVIFF offers a spicy mix of bold films, visiting filmmakers, live music, art installations and exotic foods to create a uniquely Vineyard event.

Martha`s Vineyard International Film Festival

Combining the laid back beach style of the island of Martha`s Vineyard, a passionate audience of film and culture enthusiasts with the buzz and excitement of a festival celebrating films from across the globe.

Manhattan Short Announces Finalists 2008

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The Manhattan Short Film Festival (www.ManhattanShort.com) today announced the twelve finalists set to screen across four continents between the 21st and the 28th of September. Film lovers in Massachusetts will have the opportunity view and vote on the next generation of filmmakers when the Festival screens at The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston on September 27th and The Coolidge Corner Cinema in Brookline September 19th through 25th and The Katherine Cornell Theatre in Martha's Vineyard on Septem...

Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival line up

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The Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival announces the line up for 2008 festival September 11-14th, in Vineyard Haven, MA. Produced by the Martha's Vineyard Film Society, the MVIFF will screen 30 international features and documentaries and two Short Film programs. Several filmmakers will be in attendance. Among the high profile films selected are: Irena Salina's Flow, For Love of Water (Opening Night), Lucy Walker's Blindsight, Ellen Kuras's The Betrayal, Liz Mermin's Shot in Bombay, ...

Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival preview

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The annual Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival, produced by the MV Film Society, is a showcase for the best feature and short films from around the globe. As its exquisite setting would suggest, this is not your typical film festival-"Which is a good thing," says actor Hayden Christensen (who attended in 2007). "It has a laidback vibe to it, fitting for film and the industry."Laidback or not, the days and nights of September 11 through 14 is still packed with excell...

MV international Film Festival reveals highlights

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You're invited to the perfect long weekend - the second annual Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival September 13-16, 2007. Imagine four days filled with amazing films from around the globe, fun parties, engaging conversation, great live music all within the downtown Walking Festival District - and oh, yes, enjoy some of the most beautiful beaches in America. Have the last weekend of summer be the best one of the year. Make your plans today! The festival Web site will offer information a...

Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival Announces Film Slate

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The Big Picture from a small island 2007 Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival September 13-16th screens films from over 20 countries and celebrates with four nights of live world music VINEYARD HAVEN, MA (August, 2007) The Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival, produced by the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society and presented by Plum, boldly expands their film programming and live music presentations for their 2nd festival September 13-16th http://www.mvfilmfest.com. With the...

Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival Line up complete

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The complete schedule of films/events screening at the 2007 Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival is now on-line - FILMS. Festival passes (Full-Access and One-day) and individual film tickets are on sale at TicketsMV.com in advance of our box office opening on Thursday, September 13th at 10 a.m. at the Mansion House Inn.Check the festival Web site for more information about the evening events at some of the coolest places to party on the Island, some special day events to complement yo...

Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival

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Get ready for the second annual Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival September 13-16, 2007. Imagine four days filled with amazing films from around the globe, fun parties, engaging conversation, great live music all within the downtown Walking Festival District - and oh, yes, enjoy some of the most beautiful beaches in America. Have the last weekend of summer be the best one of the year. With the goal of distinguishing themselves from other festivals, The Martha’s Vineyard Internat...

2007 dates confirmed for Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival

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The Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival September 13-16th, 2007 Combining the laid back beach style of the island of Martha's Vineyard, a passionate audience of film and culture enthusiasts with the buzz and excitement of a festival celebrating films from across the globe - The Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival is an amazing experience not to be missed. THE FILMS The 2007 Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival will present a selection of films from ...

It's A Wrap!!

Monday, September 18---After four days of film excitement, the Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival ended its inaugural session with an enthusiastic thumbs up from Festival audiences, visiting filmmakers and local businesses. The Festival, which was based in the harbor town of Vineyard Haven on the unique island resort of Martha's Vineyard, has now literally drawn a line in the sand and has the great potential to become a major destination site in years to come. Nearly all of the fil...

Photo Album of Martha's Vineyard

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Samba Saturday Night

Sunday, September 17----After a full day of screenings that boasted a diverse program ranging from the South African Oscar winner TSOTSI to the Japanese samurai extravaganza THE HIDDEN BLADE to the French romantic comedy RUSSIAN DOLLS, Festival devotees headed to the Martha's Vineyard Airport for a night of samba music and dancing. The dance party was held at the Outerland Cafe, a legendary Vineyard nightspot (once known as The Hot Tin Roof) where such musical talents as James Taylor, Carly S...

Late Addition To Festival Explores Life Among The Whales

Friday, September 15----A late, but welcome, addition to the film schedule of the Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival, is a fascinating look at the life and work of whale biologist Dr. Roger Payne. The film, A LIFE AMONG WHALES, features breathtaking underwater photography along with its ecological message of environmental activism. Dr. Payne, a MacArthur Fellowship winner and one of the leading oceanographic researchers in the field, has advanced the boundaries of science and activ...

Film In Focus: Jonestown--Life and Death of the Peoples Temple

Friday, September 15---One of the key human tragedies and human mysteries of the 1970s was the mass suicide of 900 followers of the Peoples Temple, a fundamentalist group that originated in San Francisco and eventually moved into refuge in Guyana. The group's charismatic leader, Jim Jones, was a true enigma....a spiritual leader of immense charisma who had an amazing hold over his followers. Why hundreds of them were willing to commit mass suicide on his orders is one of the mysteries explored...

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