We are so grateful to our our incredible partners, the Martha's Vineyard Film Festival, the Town of Oak Bluffs, our sponsors, the wonderful special guests and musicians who shared our back-of-a-little-red-pickup-truck stage, and all of YOU who made this season possible.
Four nights a week, throughout July and August, the parking lot behind the Martha’s Vineyard Ice Arena will be home to a drive-in with ample space for people to enjoy the fun and communal spirit of movies, all while in the safety and comfort of their own vehicles. This year we celebrate the 20th anniversary for the MVFF and the 10th for the YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard - a combined 30 years of bringing the community together.
Believing that a strong sense of community will carry us through these extraordinarily trying times, we are committed to ensuring that all of our drive-in movie screenings will be "all for one, and one for all" events. Tickets will be pay-what-you-can, meaning everybody can afford to attend, regardless of how the pandemic has affected them.
But we need your help to make this possible, and to pull this off in a few short weeks. Please JOIN US by being a SPONSOR and making a tax-deductible donation at one of the sponsorship levels below. Every donation matters, and by contributing at these levels you demonstrate how much you care about the community of Martha’s Vineyard.
Nina & David Fialkow • The Gringlas & Greenberg Family • Kristine & Bob Higgins • Shelley & Allan Holt • Kay Kendall & Jack Davies • Marni Grossman •Deb & David Murphy • Cris Russell & Ben Heineman • Susan & Jim Swartz
Adrienne & Peter Barris • The Honorable Ann Brown • Mark Cronin’s Little Wooden Boat Productions • Lisa Donahue & John Patton • Geralyn Dreyfous • Betsy & David Epstein • Mimi Haas & Ari Lurie • Charlotte & John Klein • Abigail Klem & Warren Spector • Deb & Andy Rappaport • Mary & Dan Stanton
Marcy & Neil Cohen • Lisa Collis & Mark Warner • Cindy & Rob Doyle • Lisa Gilligan •Mary Howell • Diane Nordin & Tom Keller • Kim & Greg Pappas • Liz & Bob Pozen • Lisa & David Grain
George Ahl • Diana Barrett & Bob Vila • Amanda Benchley & Doug Ellis • Bonnie & Merle Berger • Alison Brown • Karin & David Brown • Kim & Dennis Burns • Barbara Couch • Christine & Robert Cox • Karen & Paul DiMaura • Daniel DiPietro • Hope, John, and Linda Semans Donovan • Beth Edwards Harris • Patricia & Marc Favreau • Marina & David Feinberg • Betsy & Jesse Fink • Linda & Bob Forrester • Jennifer & Scott Frank • Pauline & John Freedman • Beverly & Stuart Halpert • Dominique Kelly • Christina Lurie • John Mahedy • Mashek MacLean Architects • Kay Matschullat & Allan Arffa • Liza & Steve May • Sarah & Bob Nixon • Ronnie Planalp • Jill & Alan Rappaport • Adam Riemer • Sandcastle Realty • Amy Schumer & Chris Fischer • Shondaland Media • Susan Trees • Mary & Tim Walsh
Betty Frank-Bailey & Michael Bailey • Sue Bailey & Rex Killian • Wendy Benchley & John Jeppson • Lori & James Brennan • Karen & David Brush • Nichole & Jonathan Bull • Toni & Dwight Bush • Iris Capobianco • Judith Churchill • Leslie & Andrew Cockburn • Catherine & Geoghan Coogan • Sylvia & Tom Courtney • Moira Cullen • Celeste Damon • Karen & David Davis • Lindsay Eakin • Nancy & Rick Gould • Linda Greenberg • Kristina Hare-Lyons & Patrick Lyons • Joanne & Marty Homlish • Leelee & Michael Klein • Linda & Daniel Koren • Debra Kraft & Rob Liberatore • Yvonne Kwauk •Amanda & Gregory Lee • Willee & Finlay Lewis • Debbie & Dick Lochridge • Audrey McNiff & Tim Cohan • Ellen & Richard Muglia • Kathleen Mullens • Mary & Sherif Nada • The Noonan Family • Peaked Hill Studio • Cassie Murray & Bill Plapinger • Susan Rappaport • Rockland Trust • Laura & David Ross • Jenni & Rick Schifter • Felice Shapiro & Bill Cress • Polly & Brad Simpkins • Gabriela & Doug Smith • Sharon & Arnold Spevack • Christine Varney & Thomas Graham • Mary & Jerome Vascellaro • Priscilla & James Warner • Leone Webster • Claudia Weill & Walter Teller • Wendee Wolfson & Peter Slone
$20,000 | Grants 40 deserving families yearlong YMCA memberships with vital support services like Afterschool Care, Learn to Swim, Child Watch, Swim Team, and Teen Center. Allows over 150 students to participate in the MVFF Labs free schoolwide filmmaking project. This is our most exclusive and exciting sponsorship opportunity. You will also receive the following benefits:
$5,000 | Grants 10 families, of all abilities, the opportunity to participate in the YMCA’s free, year-round Special Olympics program, instilling confidence, team spirit, and freedom in the water. Supports free screenings for 500+ children and families at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival. You will also receive the following benefits:
$1,000 | Grants 3 youth and teens access to group training and wellness sessions at the YMCA, to help promote healthy and positive lifestyles. Allows the MVFF to invite world-renowned filmmakers, scholars, Hollywood actors, and inspiring guests to connect with our community. You will also receive the following benefits:
$10,000 | Grants 20 children a chance to make lifelong friends and memories for 3 weeks at the YMCA’s Camp Terra Mare. Supports 50 students' education in the MVFF’s free afterschool filmmaking programs. You will also receive the following benefits:
$2,500 | Grants a day of safe and healthy activities for over 200 Island families annually, at the YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day. Supports the MVFF’s Movie-a-Day film literacy program that engaged over 300 families. You will also receive the following benefits:
The Summer Drive-In will provide financial assistance and outreach to families and individuals in our community who are facing dire economic challenges. Through the combined strength of our organizations over the next year, thousands of families will benefit from safe and vital child care and positive, enriching activities for all ages. Your gift will provide: