Nantucket is a place like none other. For more than a century it has been a safe-harbor for the arts, and as a result countless beautiful things have blossomed. Endless views and vistas, celebrated summers, and harsh, unforgiving winters translate into verse, poetry, paintings, prose, and plays. The island has also been a beautiful and iconic backdrop for film.
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This year, the Nantucket Film Festival will be one for the books. With programs and events, films, features, and fun for every age and taste, everyone on-island can enjoy a night at the movies.
by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie Festivals are aplenty in the summertime of Nantucket. Almost every weekend you can find the island full of luminaries and experts of a certain craft, along with budding enthusiasts who wish to meet and greet the people who have somehow influenced their lives. The Nantucket […]
“Rising Tides,” a documentary that explores the topic of coastline erosion, will be screened this Monday, June 25 at 6 pm in the Great Hall of the Nantucket Atheneum on India Street. Dr. Sarah Oktay, who served as one of the film’s consultants and has a cameo appearance in the […]
by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits Becoming an Advanced Sommelier requires a tremendous amount of time, effort and diligent study in order to learn about different grape varietals from around the globe, keep up-to-date with ever-changing wine regions and perfect the […]
For more than two decades, Nantucket has been the venue for a festival designed to promote the awareness and appreciation of screenwriting. This week through June 27, screenwriters, actors, producers, agents, and fans will gather on our island for the 21st Annual Nantucket Film Festival. Films that have premiered at […]
The Nantucket Film Festival has announced the opening night selection for its 2016 festival will be The Orchard/A&E IndieFilm’s LIFE, ANIMATED, directed by Roger Ross Williams. A real-life fairy tale about Owen Suskind, an autistic boy who used Disney animated films to communicate with his family, this award-winning documentary is […]
The Screenwriters Colony and Nantucket Film Festival (NFF) are thrilled to announce the launch of a new writers program, the Screenwriters Colony: Episodic Comedy, running June 10-23, 2016. This inaugural collaboration will provide four emerging episodic comedy writers with an all-expense paid trip to Nantucket for an immersive residency and […]