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.
Anderson

MFF: Former NBA star Kenny Anderson shows the good, bad and ugly of retirement...

‘Mr. Chibbs’ Saturday April 29, 2:45 p.m. Sunday, April 30, 4:45 p.m. Clairidge Theater 486 Bloomfield Ave.by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.newsKenny Anderson was an NBA player. Kenny Anderson is becoming a life coach.The journey from the first sentence to the...

Culture in brief: Montclair Film launches sensory-friendly ‘505 FILM + FRIENDS’

Montclair Film has launched a program called “505 FILM + FRIENDS,” an inclusive sensory-friendly screening and socializing group for young people. The program will feature film screenings, discussions for small groups, and opportunities to...
Bad Reputation

MFF: The story of Joan Jett’s Bad Reputation

A film biography of Joan Jett shown at MFF shows the difficulty of being a female hard rocker.
line-up

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.