Montclair’s Susan Skoog short films to screen at Montclair Film

Montclair filmmaker Susan Skoog will screen two of her short films in Montclair Film’s screening room, Cinema 505, on Wednesday, July 26, and Thursday, July 27, at 7 p.m. Cinema 505 is in Montclair Film’s...

Summer movies at Montclair Film

Montclair Film continues the Coming of Age in Suburbia series at Cinema505, held at the Investors Bank Film and Media Center, 505 Bloomfield Ave. This series showcases films by New Jersey filmmakers. Montclair Film also...

Film: ‘Equal Means Equal’ to screen in Montclair

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news It’s perfectly legal to pay a woman less than a man for the same job. Women don’t have equal protection under the law. Many people assume that they do but in fact, said Judith...

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,...

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...

Montclair Film Festival winds down with Cinema 505 party

    By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news   The Montclair Film Festival had its closing night with a housewarming party of sorts. At the end-of-festival filmmakers’ party at Cinema 505, it was a packed house: “cheek by jowl,” as Executive Director...

Montclair Film Festival: Truth is difficult- awards presented

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news There was a theme at the Jury Award presentation Saturday night: truth-telling is more important than ever. The awards ceremony was held at MFF’s new home, Cinema505, The Investors Bank Film & Media...

Unreal TV? Montclair’s Fresco da Franco to be on ‘Help My Yelp’

' Help My Yelp' Season one, episode six: “Italian Intervention” Host Monti Carlo vists Fresco da Franco and owner Franco Porporino Jr. May 15, 10 p.m., the Food Network Fresco da Franco is at 15 Church St. frescoonchurch.com, 973-337-5100 By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news Franco...

Bill Nye, Stephen Colbert talk science (and other stuff)

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Right before the screening of “Bill Nye: Science Guy,” two familiar-looking men walked into the Wellmont Theater from a side backstage door, and the audience erupted in cheers. One was Montclair’s own Stephen...

Montclair Film Festival: singing and fighting together

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news Montclair Film Festival Artistic Director Tom Hall introduced “Band Aid” on Saturday night at the Wellmont by saying that he’d seen the film at Sundance, and had just stopped laughing. Zoe Lister-Jones’ film...