There is always something to do on the island of Martha’s Vineyard.  From boating to hiking, the outdoor activities are endless!  But what do you do when the sun starts to set?  If you’re looking for evening entertainment, check out The Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival!

Held at local spots like the Chilmark Community Center, TMVFF Summer Film Series is a great way to relax and watch some of the best films out today.  You won’t find these movies at your average cinema!  Many of the films shown are Sundance and Academy Award nominees, almost guaranteeing that what you see will be top-notch.  You don’t need to take our word for it though.  Visit the Martha’s Vineyard Summer Film Series website at, and take a peek at these upcoming movies:



WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 8:00 pm, Chilmark Community Center

THURSDAY, AUGUST 1, 8:00 pm, Harbor View Hotel, Edgartown

A documentary about Sam Berns, a boy who was diagnosed with a progressive aging disorder known as progeria, and his parents who would stop at nothing to get answers.  Their advances have led to great strides and amazing new discoveries about the disorder, including an initial drug trial for treatment.



WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14, 8:00 pm, Chilmark Community Center

THURSDAY, AUGUST 15, 8:00 pm, Harbor View Hotel, Edgartown

Have you ever believed that a place can hold power?  Muscle Shoals, Alabama is such a place, and its power is music.  At the core of this documentary is founder of FAME Studios, Rick Hall who brought the sounds of Muscle Shoals to the public.  Many famous musicians attest to the magic of this hidden gem, and give commentary on why the music born here is still relevant.



TUESDAY, AUGUST 20, 7:00 pm, Martha’s Vineyard Performing Arts Center, Oak Bluffs

Angela Davis is a political activist, scholar and author, who skyrocketed to fame in the Seventies for her extreme views. In this documentary she speaks candidly about her actions during those years. Following the film will be a discussion with Angela Davis, Margaret Burnham and director Shola Lynch.

Tickets for the screenings are available on the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival website. So what are you waiting for? Take Seastreak to the Vineyard, grab some popcorn, and relax with a wonderful summer film!

What movie do you want to see this summer? Let us know on Facebook, or @SeastreakFerry, or send us a message via our blog by clicking on the title of this article.  We would love to hear from you!

Sea you soon,

The Seastreak Family

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