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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

It’s garbage and it’s art: Montclair Film Festival’s Spotlight Project, the Climate Campaign Partnership

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news This year, for the second time, the Montclair Film Festival sponsored a Spotlight Project for local teens. Last year’s project focused on immigration and was geared to high school students. This year,...

Black History Month: African American cultural committee shows films

Two films about African-American films will be shown at MAM and MPL during Black History Month.

Montclair Film Festival announces Emerging Filmmaker competition winners

The 2017 Junior Jury Abby Berberian, Bridgewater Raritan High School Aidan Champeau, Montclair High School David Chun, Millburn Alison Cottingham, Montclair Kimberley Academy Tyrell Dickerson, Academy 360 Soula Garcia, Bloomfield High School Hank Greenberg, Montclair High School Jackson Healey, Middletown High School...

Montclair Film announces line-up for Cinema505 for September: Japanese animation, classics and premieres

Montclair Film today announced the complete September 2017 film lineup for Cinema505, the organization’s screening space in the Investors Bank Film & Media Center at 505 Bloomfield Ave. September sees the continuation of The...

Bellevue Theatre’s closing sparks shock, hope for rescue

By LINDA MOSS, ERIN ROLL and GWEN OREL moss@montclairlocal.news roll@montclairlocal.news orel@montclairlocal.news  This past Sunday night marked what could be the last picture show at the Bellevue Theatre, leaving residents shocked and heartbroken over Bow Tie Cinemas’ decision to...

Montclair film: fun, funny, fundraising on Red Nose Day

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news Abbot and Costello. Laurel and Hardy. The Blues Brothers. French and Saunders. Parker Bowles and Hall. Who? Luke Parker Bowles, board officer of Montclair Film, and Tom Hall, executive director of Montclair Film, banter and bounce jokes off...

MFF: Montclair kids say “Action!”

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The Montclair Film Festival includes a chance for young filmmakers in New Jersey and beyond to shine. Each year, the festival offers the Emerging Filmmakers competition for students in fourth grade through their...

Culture in brief: Taylor Mac coming to Montclair Film

Montclair Film today announced that it has partnered with Pomegranate Arts to present 2017 MacArthur Fellow and Pulitzer Prize finalist Taylor Mac’s “A 24-Decade History of Popular Music (Abridged)” at the 2018 Montclair Film...

Culture in brief: Montclair Film seeks junior jury

Montclair Film is accepting applicants for the 2018 Montclair Film Festival Junior Jury now through March 18. This program offers students in grades 10 to 12 the opportunity to meet industry professionals and learn...

Ex-mayor’s ‘Hello’ captures creative process of guitarist Lee Ranaldo

Saturday, May 6, 7:45 p.m. Clairidge Theater, 486 Bloomfield Ave. By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Former Township Mayor Jerry Fried is pleased to return to his roots as a filmmaker and to have a work he co-produced and edited,...

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