Culture in brief: Montclair Film receives grant, announces schedule

Montclair Film announced on Monday, Dec. 18, that it has received  grant awards totaling more than $150,000 in recent months from a wide range of philanthropic entities, including the New Jersey State Council on...
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MFF: For Ethan Hawke, fame is a prison

Fame is isolating, says actor Ethan Hawke.

Montclair Film Festival announces line-up

This morning, MFF announced its full line-up for the sixth annual Montclair Film Festival, which will take place from Friday, April 28 through Sunday, May 7, and include more than 150 films, events, discussions...

Montclair Film: new screenings announced

“Coming of Age in Suburbia,” a retrospective of movies about youth in American suburbs, and “Filmmakers Local 505,” a new initiative partnering with local filmmakers to showcase movies by Montclair and New Jersey artists,...
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MFF: Emma Thompson shines as judge who decides children’s fate in ‘The Children Act’

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news The Children Act Friday, April 27, 7 p.m. Clairidge 1 Monday April 30, 7:45 p.m. Clairidge 2 486 Bloomfield Ave. “The Children Act” will get its first U.S. screening at part of...
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MFF: Montclair is in the Festival

Here are some of the films and events in MFF 2017 that directly connect to Montclair: “Emerging Filmmakers Competition,” 18 Montclair winners. Saturday, April 29, 11 a.m. Wellmont Theater “All We Need Is Another Chance,” subject...

‘Deep dive into screenwriting’ at Montclair State University Monday

Husband-and-wife team Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini will talk about screenwriting at Montclair State University on Monday.
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MFF: Mormon Dan Reynolds sings for love of all kinds

A straight Mormon singer reaches out to LGBT community in "Believer."

MFF: ‘Sacred’ explores spirituality around the world

By Antoinette Martin For Montclair Local “Sacred,” a documentary on religious practices and rituals around the world provided Montclair Film Festival goers with an intimate look into spiritual life – and a surprising new take on...

Culture in brief: Montclair Film and Film Institute at Montclair State present ‘Behind the...

Montclair Film and The Film Institute at Montclair State today announced speakers and programs for their annual collaboration, Behind the Screen (BTS), a day of free filmmaking workshops and seminars taking place Sunday, Jan....