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2019 MFF: Miles Davis, sounds of a jazz legend

"Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool," a film by Stanley Nelson, includes archival footage, and Jazz House Kids' Christian McBride.
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2019 MFF: A compassionate eye from Erin Lee Carr

Erin Lee Carr brings her compassionate eye to a teen who urged her suicidal boyfriend to go through with it, and to a memoir about her father, David Carr.

2019 MFF: Emerging Filmmaker Competition gives students chance to shine

The Emerging Filmmaker Competition gives student filmmakers from Montclair and beyond a chance to produce their own short films.
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2019 MFF: ‘Wild Rose’ opens Montclair Film Festival

"Wild Rose" opened the Montclair Film Festival on Friday, May 3. Tom Hall and Jessie Buckley spoke to a sold-out crowd about the film.
Apollo

2019 MFF: Black history lives in ‘The Apollo’

Roger Ross Williams' "The Apollo" looks at the 85-year-old Harlem performance venue in the light of black history in America.
Kaling

2019 MFF: Mindy Kaling on Smash Mouth, comedy and life

Mindy Kaling talked to Stephen Colbert about her new film "Late Night," comedy, Smash Mouth, writing, and life, at MFF on Saturday, May 4.
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Photos: 2019 MFF; Grand opening for Montclair Film Festival

Jessie Buckley, the star of "Wild Rose," Montclair Film Festival's opening night film, appeared on the red carpet for MFF's grand opening.
Olympia

2019 MFF: Olympia verite

Olympia Dukakis, former Montclair resident, revealed in "Olympia," a documentary three years in the making, from Harry Mavromichalis.
Layla

2019 MFF: ‘Life with Layla’ is a child’s-eye view on addiction

In "Life with Layla," Ken Spooner and Mike Mee look at a family's struggle with heroin addiction and the impact it has on each member.
Karslake

2019 MFF: Out, in his image

Daniel Karslake's "For They Know Not What They Do" looks at four individuals who came out as transgender or gay to their families.