505 + Friends, Cinema + Conversation give back

At Montclair Film's 505 + Friends club, neurodiverse teens can share their love of film. The Cinema + Conversation club offers stimulating films to seniors.
“Strong Island”

MFF: ‘Strong Island’ brings murder home

'Strong Island' Saturday May 6, 4 p.m. and Sunday, May 7, 1:45 p.m. Clairidge Theater, 486 Bloomfield Ave.“Emerging Black Voices” panel with Iyabo Boyd, Sabaaj Folayan and Yance Ford Saturday, May 6, 1 p.m. ...

Bellevue Theatre’s closing sparks shock, hope for rescue

By LINDA MOSS, ERIN ROLL and GWEN ORELmoss@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...

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

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

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.

2020 MFF: ‘Zappa’ and voters and Montclair

The 2020 Montclair Film Festival features hometown connections with "Zappa," the Young Voter Project and more: virtually. Through Oct. 25.

Montclair Film Festival: singing and fighting together

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsMontclair 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...

Telling tales, hearing lives: Montclair Film’s StorySLAM begins

Montclairites talkes about their first time on a snowmobile, going to England, figuring out a scam, at the first Montclair Film StorySLAM.

Culture in brief: the artist of jazz at Montclair Film

Portraits of jazz artists at Montclair Film will be shown in the run-up to the Montclair Jazz Festival on Aug. 11.

Pride Month: Love speaks its name, in ‘Love Wins’

The story of 50 years of love for Jan Moore and Emily Sonnessa, "Love Wins," will screen on Saturday, June 15, 3 p.m., at UUCM, followed by a Q&A.