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MFF: ‘Love is elastic,’ report on festival opening

Montclair Film Festival connected audiences and filmmakers at the opening on Thursday, April 26.

Montclair Film Festival announces jury awards

The Montclair Film Festival has released its 2017 juried awards. Most of the awards were announced at a ceremony held on Saturday evening at MFF’s  new home, The Investors Bank Film & Media Center. ...

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.
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MFF: John Turturro on knives and acting

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news John Turturro’s mother was “always with a knife,” he said. The actor learned how to make a point dramatically from his family. Turturro’ mother was Sicilian, his father, Italian. She sometimes waved a knife...
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MFF: Montclair Film Festival offers a new deal

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news It’s been a big deal in Montclair for five years. Now, for its sixth year, the Montclair Film Festival looks like a big deal, period. The catalog is bigger: MFF 2017 is thick enough...

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...

Demolition permit posted on Bellevue Theatre doors in Montclair

The township has issued an interior-demolition permit for the Bellevue Theatre. The construction permit, dated Nov. 14, was seen posted on a door of the movie house on Wednesday. It authorizes an "interior demolition in...
Bad Reputation

MFF: The story of Joan Jett’s Bad Reputation

A film biography of Joan Jett shown at MFF shows the difficulty of being a female hard rocker.

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...
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A sneak peek at Montclair Film’s new home

Montclair Film, which presents the Montclair Film Festival, has a brand-new office space at 505 Bloomfield Ave., named the Investors Bank Film and Media Center. It had its ribbon cutting this morning, March 30. Montclair...