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Short Focus

Love for shorts in ‘Short Focus’

Scoundrel Films’ “Short Focus” debuts on PBS on Friday, March 1, and wll have a Montclair event on Thursday, Feb. 28, including a Q&A with directors..
Death literacy

‘Death Literacy’ film series from Bevival begins

The Celebrating Aging in Film series explores death literacy, and opens conversations about mortality. "Another Year Together" plays Sunday, Jan. 19.
Patti

MFF: ‘Patti Cake$’ shows New Jersey dreaming

'Patti Cake$' Fiction centerpiece Saturday, May 6, 1 p.m. Wellmont Theater, 5 Seymour St.By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsYou know how a great Broadway show has you humming a tune as you leave?Geremy Jasper’s new movie “Patti...

‘Rocky Horror’ holds last performance in Montclair

After 14 years, "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" had its final show at the Bellevue Theatre last weekend.
Audience Awards

MFF: 2018 audience awards winners announced

Montclair Film Festival announced the winners of the festival’s 2018 Audience Awards, presented by Investors Bank. Screenings were balloted throughout the festival across four categories: Fiction Feature, Documentary Feature, World Cinema, and Short Film."Who...
Apollo

2019 MFF: Black history lives in ‘The Apollo’

Roger Ross Williams' "The Apollo" looks at the 85-year-old Harlem performance venue in the light of black history in America.

Unreal TV? Montclair’s Fresco da Franco to be on ‘Help My Yelp’

'Help My Yelp' Season one, episode six: “Italian Intervention” Host Monti Carlo vists Fresco da Franco and owner Franco Porporino Jr.May 15, 10 p.m., the Food NetworkFresco da Franco is at 15 Church St. frescoonchurch.com, 973-337-5100By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news Franco...

Black History Month: African American cultural committee shows films

Two films about African-American films will be shown at MAM and MPL during Black History Month.
silent

Culture in brief: Every Wednesday Matinee features silent films

Silent film on tap at the Montclair Public Library in September.
Flora

Culture in brief: Montclair film director’s ‘Flora Borealis’

Montclair director Casey Friedman’s animated film in progress, “Flora Borealis,” is about gay men in a ruinedworld. Kickstarter campaign ends July 5.