MFF: Gov. Murphy vows to bring film back to NJ; jury prizes announced

Gov. Phil Murphy says Jersey has the DNA for great films.

MFF: The future of television in ‘money, audiences, acclaim’

By STEFANIE SEARS For Montclair Local Television is changing. That was a key theme in the panel “The Future of Television” held on April 28. There are more than 500 shows in existence today. That’s a lot of...

MFF: seeking love, causing pain in ‘The Seagull’

Actress Annette Bening was the reason to make "The Seagull," says director Michael Mayer.

MFF: ‘A Kid Like Jake’ and preschool dress

Robin Woods talks to the director of "A Kid Like Jake," starring Claire Danes and Jim Parsons.
Dan Reynolds

MFF: Mormon Dan Reynolds sings for love of all kinds

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

MFF: Top picks for the second weekend

We can't cover everything: here are some fascinating things we couldn't preview, in Montclair Film Festival this weekend.

MFF: Mr. Rogers in ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor’ shows authentic kindness

Mr. Rogers had a personal relationship with every child who watched his show, says producer Christopher Ma.
Tre Maison Dasan

MFF: Tre Maison Dasan looks at how families feel imprisoned with parents

When parents go to prison, the whole family's in jail.

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

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