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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.
Utt

2019 MFF: Dead mom on a soap opera? Utt and Tullock’s ‘Before You Know...

in "Before You Know It," a quirky film by Hannah Pearl Utt and Jen Tullock, Mandy Patinkin and Judith Light play members of a theater family.
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.
Science on Screen

Culture in brief: Science on Screen at Montclair Film

Science On Screen programming at Montclair film will feature three films with special presentations from attending guests and Q&As following each screening. The series features three films that address virtual reality and artificial intelligence. On...
Baghdad

MFF: ‘Letters from Baghdad’ reveals explorer in film

'Letters from Baghdad" Tuesday, May 2, 7:30 p.m. Cinema 505, 505 Bloomfield Ave. By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news Archival footage, check. Voiceover, by famous actress, check. Talking heads, check. Talking heads who died 85 years ago— Wait! T.E. Lawrence (aka Lawrence of Arabia) appears...
Ronit

MFF: Rachel Weisz makes her own choices

By PATRICIA CONOVER For Montclair Local Most of the children who watched “National Velvet” on television decided that they wanted a horse, Stephen Colbert observed. But not Rachel Weisz. When Colbert asked Weisz when she first realized...
Wesley

MFF: Richard Wesley gives master class

By PATRICIA CONOVER For Montclair Local “I hold The New York Times up and I say, ‘this is the novel’,” Montclairite Richard Wesley says he tells his screenwriting students. “Then, I hold up the Daily News...

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...

Ex-mayor’s ‘Hello’ captures creative process of guitarist Lee Ranaldo

Saturday, May 6, 7:45 p.m. Clairidge Theater, 486 Bloomfield Ave. By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Former Township Mayor Jerry Fried is pleased to return to his roots as a filmmaker and to have a work he co-produced and edited,...

Movie theater operators reportedly express interest in Montclair’s Bellevue Theatre

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news It may not be fade to black for the Bellevue Theatre just yet. But that depends on a lot of “ifs.” Angelo Cifelli, the attorney for theater owner Jesse Y. Sayegh, said Tuesday...