Climate

It’s garbage and it’s art: Montclair Film Festival’s Spotlight Project, the Climate Campaign Partnership

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsThis year, for the second time, the Montclair Film Festival sponsored a Spotlight Project for local teens. Last year’s project focused on immigration and was geared to high school students. This year,...
ACORN

Stings and Arrows: ‘ACORN and the Firestorm’ comes to Montclair Film Festival

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsA Fox News-watching conservative voter from Orlando named Travis has important things to say in Reuben Atlas’ new film, “ACORN and the Firestorm.”One might not think ACORN helped people like Travis, who...

Montclair Film Festival announces Emerging Filmmaker competition winners

The 2017 Junior Jury Abby Berberian, Bridgewater Raritan High School Aidan Champeau, Montclair High School David Chun, Millburn Alison Cottingham, Montclair Kimberley Academy Tyrell Dickerson, Academy 360 Soula Garcia, Bloomfield High School Hank Greenberg, Montclair High School Jackson Healey, Middletown High School...
cut

At Montclair Film, ‘cut’ means ‘action’

By ANTOINETTE MARTIN for Montclair Local“Cut!” When a film director yells the word, it signals the end of a take. But for Montclair Film Festival lately, it has meant the start of the action. Last...

Montclair Film Festival announces line-up at party

 By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsIt’s the same, but bigger. And a little smaller.The catalog is definitely bigger.The name is a little smaller, and so is the party space. Montclair Film opened its new building last Thursday,...

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...
new

A sneak peek at Montclair Film’s new home

Montclair Film, which presents the Montclair Film Festival, has a brand-new office space at 505 Bloomfield Ave., named the Investors Bank Film and Media Center. It had its ribbon cutting this morning, March 30.Montclair...
key films

Montclair Film Festival announces key films

Montclair Film has announced the opening, centerpiece and final films of this year’s Montclair Film Festival.Amanda Lipitz’s “Step” will open MFF on Friday, April 28. Stanley Nelson’s “Tell Them We Are Rising: America’s Black...
Montclair Film

Montclair Film Festival renames itself Montclair Film

Today, the Montclair Film Festival launched its new name and identity: Montclair Film. The name change is intended to better express the organization’s year-round commitment to a film and education programming, according to a...
SOMA

Second annual SOMA Film Festival takes place this weekend

The SOMA Film Festival will have its second season this weekend, Friday, March 10, through Sunday, March 12. SOMA Film Festival Director Matt Smollon said in a release, “In our second year, we made...