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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...

MFF: Telling truth from lies

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news“I don’t understand why there isn’t a niche for smart people,” Joe Klein said sadly on Sunday at Montclair Kimberley Academy, during the panel discussion “True or False? Reporting in the Age...

MFF: ‘Sacred’ explores spirituality around the world

By Antoinette Martin For Montclair Local“Sacred,” a documentary on religious practices and rituals around the world provided Montclair Film Festival goers with an intimate look into spiritual life – and a surprising new take on...
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MFF: John Turturro on knives and acting

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsJohn Turturro’s mother was “always with a knife,” he said.The actor learned how to make a point dramatically from his family.Turturro’ mother was Sicilian, his father, Italian. She sometimes waved a knife...
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MFF: Festival opens with stomps

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsMontclair Film Festival launched its sixth season last Friday night with stomps and cheers.Xinos, a step dance team from Hillside, performed before the showing of the opening-night film,and received whoops and applause.Seen...
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MFF: Laura Linney gives Master Class

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsFour pairs of lucky Montclair State University students took a master class from Laura Linney on Friday, April 28, at the new headquarters of Montclair Film, Cinema 505.Linney is performing with Cynthia...

MFF: ‘Mr. Chibbs’ visits MHS

Kenny Anderson, subject of "Mr. Chibbs," at the Montclair Film Festival, visits Montclair High School.

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 MOSSmoss@montclairlocal.newsFormer Township Mayor Jerry Fried is pleased to return to his roots as a filmmaker and to have a work he co-produced and edited,...

MFF: Rising to higher education, the story of HBCU

'Tell Them We Are Rising' Friday, May 5, 7 p.m. Wellmont Theater, 5 Seymour St.Director Stanley Nelson in attendance Followed by House Party at The Wellmont, 9 p.m.-midnight A “digital yearbook” has been established...