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 10:30am.

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

Friday 8/2

BLK#1

11:00am – 1:00pm

BLK#2

2:00pm – 4:00pm

BLK#3

5:00pm – 7:00pm

followed by

with Stephanie Allain

BLK#4

8:00pm – 10:00pm

presents

followed by

with Academy Award Nominee Colman Domingo & Gina Belafonte

RECEPTION

9:00pm – 1:00am

presents

WELCOME RECEPTION

22 N Water St., Edgartown, MA 02539

Join us as we welcome attendees to the 22nd Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival. Celebrating Black Excellence in Film. All Access and Day Pass only.

sponsored by

Saturday 8/3

BLK#5

11:00am – 1:00pm

BLK#6

2:00pm – 4:00pm

BLK#7

5:00pm – 6:30pm

followed by

with Harvard Professor Vincent Brown

Sunday 8/4

BLK#9

11:00am – 12:30pm

BLK#10

1:00pm – 2:30pm

BLK#11

3:00pm – 5:00pm

BLK#13

8:30pm – 10:00pm

Monday 8/5

WORKOUT

7:00am – 8:00am

  •  Celebrity Wellness Expert:
    Robert Brace

Celebrity Wellness Expert, Robert Brace and his team, will lead invigorating mind, body and soul workouts and wellness experiences on Inkwell beach. The experience will include movement, affirmations, and meditation.

BLK#14

11:00am – 12:30pm

BLK#16

2:30pm – 4:00pm

BLK#17

5:00pm – 7:00pm

presented by

Netflix logo

followed by

with
Angela Patton, Director
Natalie Rae, Director
Chad Morris, Fatherhood Coach

BLK#18

8:00pm – 10:00pm

RECEPTION

7:00pm – 10:00pm

OPENING RECEPTION

Martha’s Vineyard Museum
151 Lagoon Pond Rd.
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Join us as we salute the Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival and discuss the importance of this historic museum.

sponsored by

Tuesday 8/6

WORKOUT

7:00am – 8:00am

  •  Celebrity Wellness Expert:
    Robert Brace

Celebrity Wellness Expert, Robert Brace and his team, will lead invigorating mind, body and soul workouts and wellness experiences on Inkwell beach. The experience will include movement, affirmations, and meditation.

BLK#19

11:30am – 1:00pm

presents

followed by

TBA

BLK#20

2:00pm – 4:00pm

BLK#21

5:00pm – 7:00pm

presents

followed by

with Renee Montgomery (co-owner @ Atlanta Dream), Monique Rodriguez (founder of Mielle), and TBC Host

BLK#22

8:00pm – 10:00pm

presents

followed by

with Directors Sam Pollard and Jason Pollard

Wednesday 8/7

WORKOUT

7:00am – 8:00am

  •  Celebrity Wellness Expert:
    Robert Brace

Celebrity Wellness Expert, Robert Brace and his team, will lead invigorating mind, body and soul workouts and wellness experiences on Inkwell beach. The experience will include movement, affirmations, and meditation.

BLK#23

11:00am – 12:30pm

BLK#24

1:00pm – 2:30pm

presents

followed by

with Director Jamila Wignot

BLK#25

3:00pm – 5:00pm

presents

followed by

with Ismail Al-Amin, Director
and Butch Reynolds

BLK#26

6:00pm – 7:00pm

presents

with Award Winning Actor Cynthia Erivo

BLK#27

8:00pm – 10:30pm

presents

followed by

with
Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor, Actor
Sanaa Lathan, Actor
Uzo Aduba, Actor
Mekhi Phifer, Actor
and Tina Mabry, Director

Thursday 8/8

WORKOUT

7:00am – 8:00am

  •  Celebrity Wellness Expert:
    Robert Brace

Celebrity Wellness Expert, Robert Brace and his team, will lead invigorating mind, body and soul workouts and wellness experiences on Inkwell beach. The experience will include movement, affirmations, and meditation.

BLK#28

11:00am – 1:00pm

BLK#29

2:00pm – 3:30pm

BLK#30

4:30pm – 6:00pm

Through clips & conversation we reflect on how Def Jam’s music and artists have shaped film and culture for the last 40 years.

with panelists
Jadakiss, Slick Rick,
Jeff Harelston, and
Dr. Charlene Thomas
Moderator: Richelle Parham

BLK#31

7:00pm – 9:00pm

PARTY

6:00pm – 9:00pm

SUMMER WHITE PARTY

Island Inn Conference Center
30 Island Inn Road
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

Rain or Shine.
Must wear white, no exceptions.

SOLD OUT

AFTER PARTY

10:00pm – 1:00am

SUMMER WHITE AFTER PARTY

11 Circuit Ave.
Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

Admission
$25 Tickets or
Free Admission for All Access and Thursday Day Pass holders.

Must wear white, no exceptions.

sponsored by

Friday 8/9

WORKOUT

7:00am – 8:00am

  •  Celebrity Wellness Expert:
    Robert Brace

Celebrity Wellness Expert, Robert Brace and his team, will lead invigorating mind, body and soul workouts and wellness experiences on Inkwell beach. The experience will include movement, affirmations, and meditation.

BLK#32

11:00am – 12:30pm

BLK#33

1:00pm – 2:30pm

BLK#34

3:00pm – 5:00pm

BLK#35

6:00pm – 7:30pm

presents

followed by

with
Sherman Payne (Showrunner/Executive Producer)
Grantham Coleman (Actor, Talcott Garland)
Tiffany Mack (Actress, Mariah Garland Denton)
Stephen L. Carter (Author of novel)

BLK#36

8:30pm – 10:30pm

presents

followed by

with
Director Dawn Porter

Saturday 8/10

WORKOUT

7:00am – 8:00am

  •  Celebrity Wellness Expert:
    Robert Brace

Celebrity Wellness Expert, Robert Brace and his team, will lead invigorating mind, body and soul workouts and wellness experiences on Inkwell beach. The experience will include movement, affirmations, and meditation.

BLK#37

11:00am – 12:30pm

BLK#38

1:30pm – 4:00pm

followed by

with
Christine Swanson (Director), Reneé Elise Goldsberry (Actor), and Lynn Whitfield (Actor)

BLK#39

5:00pm – 7:00pm

CLOSING NIGHT PANEL

followed by

with
Will Packer, Executive Producer
Shaye Ogbonna, Creator/Showrunner/Writer/Exec. Producer
Taraji P. Henson, Actor
Don Cheadle, Actor
Chloe Bailey, Actor

BLK#40

8:00p – 10:00pm

followed by

with dream hampton

CLOSING PARTY

8:00p – 1:00am

The Official Beverage Sponsor of
The Bon Voyage Closing Party

11 Circuit Ave, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557

Admission
$40 Tickets
All Access Pass
Saturday Day Pass