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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.

‘The Enemy Within’ films scenes in Montclair

Montclair will be appearing in an upcoming episode of NBC’s new series “The Enemy Within.”The show’s production company, Universal Television, came to Montclair this week to film scenes for an upcoming episode.Universal Television was...
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Culture in brief: Stephen Colbert, Meryl Streep to appear at Montclair Film benefit

Stephen Colbert and Meryl Streep will appear in a Montclair Film benefit at New Jersey Performing Arts Center on Dec. 1.
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’13 Reasons Why’ sets off discussion of suicide, mental health

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” is setting off a discussion about suicide, sexual assault, bullying and mental health in high schools across the country, including in Montclair.Andrew Evangelista is one of...

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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Culture in brief: Montclair Film 2019 announces line-up of Special Events

Montclair Film has declared its initial slate of Special Event films for the eighth annual Montclair Film Festival May 3-12.

2019 MFF: Talking Tolkien — Film stars, director gather for Q&A at Wellmont

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIf there was one thing that the audience —- both inside the Wellmont Theater, and watching from movie theaters around the country — took away from Tuesday night’s Q&A with the stars...
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‘Madness’ documents loopholes in mental health system, at Montclair Film

That Way Madness Lies... Directed by Sandra Luckow Thursday, July 19, 7:30 p.m. and Friday, July 20, 7:30 p.m. Montclair Film, Cinema505, 505 Bloomfield Ave. Q&A with director Sandra Luckow and associate producer (and Montclair resident) Stu Zakim to follow.By...

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...
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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.