The Festival Itinerary will always be subject to change without notice.
ALL SCREENINGS TAKE PLACE AT MV PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
REGISTRATION & INFORMATION BEGINS EVERYDAY AT 10am

MV Performing Arts Center
100 Edgartown Vineyard Haven Road
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

 

BLK#9

5:00p-7:00p

Twenty Pearls:The Story of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 90 min

Director Deborah Riley Draper

Dr. Glenda Glover, International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., 

The Honorable Judge Kimberly Esmond Adams

Moderator: Fionnghuala (Fig) O’Reilly – Miss Universe Ireland 2019, Correspondent on CBS’s Mission Unstoppable and NASA Datanaut

BLK#10

7:30p-9:30p

Passing


Sunday 8/8

BLK#11

2:30p-4:30p

i Promise Documentary 102 mins

BLK#12

5:00p-7:00p

Summer Of Soul 90 min

with

Director:  AHMIR “QUESTLOVE” THOMPSON

Moderator:  Nwaka Onwusa | Chief Curator & Vice President of Curatorial Affairs | Rock&Roll Hall Of Fame


Monday 8/9

7:00a-8:00a

Presents The Mind Body & Soul Reboot with Robert Brace 

BLK#13

11:00a-12:30p

What The Wind Carries 7 min

Cracked 15 min

Mada (Mother) 20 min

Pure 13 min

BLK#14

1:00p-3:00p

Life&Life80 min

BLK#15

3:30p-5:00p

Who Tells Our Story? 

BLK#16

5:30p-7:00p

A Beautiful Resistance: Black joy, Black lives, as celebrated by

The Boston Globe culture columnist Jeneé Osterheldt

BLK#17

8:00p-10:00p

Blood Brothers: Malcolm X & Muhammad Ali 

with

Marcus A. Clarke, Director and Executive Producer

Kenya Barris, Producer

Ilyasah Shabazz, Malcolm X’s Daughter

Maryum Ali, Muhammad Ali’s Daughter


Tuesday 8/10

7:00a-8:00a

Presents The Mind Body & Soul Reboot with Robert Brace 

BLK#18

11:00a-12:30p

Blank Shores 17 min

The Announcement 5 min

A Beautiful Nightmare 8 min

Centerfold 15 min

Silent Partner 16 min 

BLK#19

1:00p-2:30p

The Passing On 70 min

BLK#20

3:00p-5:00p

Maya and Her Lover 105 min

BLK#21

5:30p-7:00p

Betye Saar 65 min 

BLK#22

7:30p-9:30p

Last Night in Rozzie 80 min


Wednesday 8/11

7:00a-8:00a

Presents The Mind Body & Soul Reboot with Robert Brace 

BLK#23

11:00a-12:30p

Every Day Struggle 4 min

Luv U Cuz 16 min

Reopening  9 min

Check/Mate 23 min

Baby20 min

BLK#24

1:00p-2:30p

How Much We Feel 11 min

Not Just A Name 25 min

Reasons  23 min

BLK#25

3:00p – 5:00p

Eyes On the Prize:  Hallowed Ground

Sophia Nahli Allison (Director), Melina Matsoukas (Executive Producer),Dawn Porter (Executive Producer)

Moderated by Patrisse Cullors

BLK#26

5:30p-7:00p

Into The Light:A trip through Baltimore Ballroom 25 min

All Boys Aren’t Blue 40 min

BLK#27

7:30p-9:30p

My Name is Pauli Murray

Colorado Representative Leslie Herod and

moderated by award-winning entertainment and culture journalist,Tre’vell Anderson (they/them)


Thursday 8/12

BLK#28

11:00a-12:30p

Fish Head 17 min

Trumpet 17 min

Fade 24 min

River Queen:Winter’s End 17 min

BLK#29

1:00p-2:30p

Dew Drop Jazz Hall and Social Club 4 min

All I See Is the Future 14 min

High Risk 60 min

BLK#30

3:00p-5:00p

The Legend of the Underground

with the talent behind the film, Giselle Bailey and Nneka Onuorah.

BLK#30A

5:00p-7:00p

Hallowed Ground POV Speed Mentoring & Cocktails with Bevy (free)

BLK#31

5:30p-7:30p

Death Of A Telemarketer 90 min 

BLK#32

8:00p-10:00p

The One and Only Dick Gregory

with Director, Andre Gaines

and

moderated by President and CEO of National Urban League, Marc H. Morial

10:00p

Summer White Party with The Legendary DJ Chris Washington


Friday 8/13

BLK#33

11:00a-12:30p

Furthest From 20 min

Dead Talks  26 min

xxVISIBLE 13 min

It’s Snowing in the Summer 11 min 

BLK#34

1:00p-2:30p

Eavesdropping On The Elders 18 min

Descended from The Promised Land:

The Legacy of Black Wall Street22 min

BLK#35

3:00p-5:00p

Liam White 90 min

BLK#36

5:30p-7:30p

Barbara Lee: Speaking Truth to Power 90 min

The Path to Inclusivity: Diversity Conversation with California Congresswoman Barbara Lee and

Glynda Carr from Higher Heights 

Moderator Telva McGruder

BLK#37

8:00p-10:00p

Bitchin’: The Sound and Fury of Rick James

with Director, Sacha Jenkins

and

moderated by MVAAFF Co-Founder Floyd A.B. Rance III


Saturday 8/14

BLK#38

11:00a-1:00p

Balloon Man 100 min 

BLK#39

1:30p-3:30p

Obama: In Pursuit Of A More Perfect Union

Jelani Cobb, Al Sharpton and Michele Norris in conversation about the film, moderated by April Ryan.

BLK#40

4:00p-6:00p

Caged Birds 86 min

BLK#41

6:30p-7:30p

presents

Femme Forward in Film 

A candid conversation with Stephanie T. Rance and acclaimed actress and director, Regina King

BLK#42

8:00p-9:00p

presents

Our Kind Of People