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Montclair Film Festival: singing and fighting together

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsMontclair Film Festival Artistic Director Tom Hall introduced “Band Aid” on Saturday night at the Wellmont by saying that he’d seen the...

Montclair Film Festival announces jury awards

The Montclair Film Festival has released its 2017 juried awards. Most of the awards were announced at a ceremony held on Saturday evening at...

We want your Mother-child pics!

For a Mother’s Day photo feature in our May 11 issue, send us JPGs of mother-child lookalikes. The resemblance need not be physical. Photos don’t...

‘The Music Man’ at Glenfield

Glenfield Middle School presents “The Music Man,” with music by Meredith Willson and book by Willson and Franklin Lacey, on Friday, May 5, and...
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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...

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...

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...
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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...

New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble presents world premieres

New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble will present four world premieres, in an event titled “i Balli di Primavera!” (The Dances of Spring) on Sunday,...
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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...