Culture in brief: Every Wednesday Matinee features silent films

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

Culture in brief: the artist of jazz at Montclair Film

Portraits of jazz artists at Montclair Film will be shown in the run-up to the Montclair Jazz Festival on Aug. 11.

‘Madness’ documents loopholes in mental health system, at Montclair Film

That Way Madness Lies... Directed by Sandra Luckow Thursday, July 19, 7:30 p.m. and Friday, July 20, 7:30 p.m. Montclair Film, Cinema505, 505 Bloomfield Ave. Q&A with director Sandra Luckow and associate producer (and Montclair resident) Stu Zakim to follow.By...
Science on Screen

Culture in brief: Science on Screen at Montclair Film

Science On Screen programming at Montclair film will feature three films with special presentations from attending guests and Q&As following each screening. The series features three films that address virtual reality and artificial intelligence. On...

The Annex at 18 Label Studios aims to build community

The Annex at 18 Label Studios had an opening party on Thursday, June 14.

MFF: Rachel Weisz makes her own choices

By PATRICIA CONOVER For Montclair Local Most of the children who watched “National Velvet” on television decided that they wanted a horse, Stephen Colbert observed. But not Rachel Weisz. When Colbert asked Weisz when she first realized...

MFF: For Ethan Hawke, fame is a prison

Fame is isolating, says actor Ethan Hawke.

MFF: ‘A perfect Montclair night’ with Taylor Mac

By ANTOINETTE MARTIN For Montclair Local “This is such a Montclair night,” sighed a female filmmaker in a front-row seat as Taylor Mac’s spectacularly uncategorized, profound and profoundly entertaining show got underway Friday, May 4, at...

MFF: Fashion gospel, house party, and André Leon Talley

By KELLY NICHOLAIDES For Montclair Local A haute couture defining figure in late 20th century style, Vogue editor-at-large André Leon Talley seems to have been driven by his childhood experience in a Southern black Baptist church...

MFF: Richard Wesley gives master class

By PATRICIA CONOVER For Montclair Local “I hold The New York Times up and I say, ‘this is the novel’,” Montclairite Richard Wesley says he tells his screenwriting students. “Then, I hold up the Daily News...