2019 MFF: Talking Tolkien — Film stars, director gather for Q&A at Wellmont

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIf there was one thing that the audience —- both inside the Wellmont Theater, and watching from movie theaters around the country...
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Culture in brief: Montclair’s Clark Carmichael directs at Dreamcatcher

Montclair's Clark Scott Carmichael directs the new play "String Around My Finger," which runs through May 12 at Dreamcatcher Reprtory Theatre.
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2019 MFF: ‘Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am” smashes a new point-of-view

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am” a documentary about the Nobel-winning author, is the official closing film of Montclair Film Festival.
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2019 MFF: Miles Davis, sounds of a jazz legend

"Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool," a film by Stanley Nelson, includes archival footage, and Jazz House Kids' Christian McBride.
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2019 MFF: A compassionate eye from Erin Lee Carr

Erin Lee Carr brings her compassionate eye to a teen who urged her suicidal boyfriend to go through with it, and to a memoir about her father, David Carr.

2019 MFF: Emerging Filmmaker Competition gives students chance to shine

The Emerging Filmmaker Competition gives student filmmakers from Montclair and beyond a chance to produce their own short films.
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2019 MFF: ‘Wild Rose’ opens Montclair Film Festival

"Wild Rose" opened the Montclair Film Festival on Friday, May 3. Tom Hall and Jessie Buckley spoke to a sold-out crowd about the film.
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2019 MFF: Black history lives in ‘The Apollo’

Roger Ross Williams' "The Apollo" looks at the 85-year-old Harlem performance venue in the light of black history in America.
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2019 MFF: Mindy Kaling on Smash Mouth, comedy and life

Mindy Kaling talked to Stephen Colbert about her new film "Late Night," comedy, Smash Mouth, writing, and life, at MFF on Saturday, May 4.
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Photos: 2019 MFF; Grand opening for Montclair Film Festival

Jessie Buckley, the star of "Wild Rose," Montclair Film Festival's opening night film, appeared on the red carpet for MFF's grand opening.