Bill Nye, Stephen Colbert talk science (and other stuff)

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsRight before the screening of “Bill Nye: Science Guy,” two familiar-looking men walked into the Wellmont Theater from a side backstage door, and the audience erupted in cheers.One was Montclair’s own Stephen...
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Culture in brief: Oscar Shorts on Saturday

The underdogs of the Academy Awards -- the shorts-- can be seen this Saturday at Buzz Aldrin.
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Culture in brief: Stephen Colbert, Meryl Streep to appear at Montclair Film benefit

Stephen Colbert and Meryl Streep will appear in a Montclair Film benefit at New Jersey Performing Arts Center on Dec. 1.
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MFF: Opening with love: Montclair Film Festival and ‘STEP’

'STEP' MFF Opening Night Film Friday, April 28, 7:30 p.m. Wellmont Theater, 5 Seymour St.By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsCommunity is what has made Montclair Film Festival a success, says Bob Feinberg, MFF’s founder and chairman of...

Culture in Brief: Aging in Place films

Aging in Montclair and bevival.com present the East Coast debut of San Diego’s festival “Celebrating Aging In Film.” Curated and moderated by Mario Garrett, Ph.D., series founder, aging expert and author, this three-day weekend, Oct....
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MFF: ‘Love is elastic,’ report on festival opening

Montclair Film Festival connected audiences and filmmakers at the opening on Thursday, April 26.

MFF: ‘Mr. Chibbs’ visits MHS

Kenny Anderson, subject of "Mr. Chibbs," at the Montclair Film Festival, visits Montclair High School.

Culture in brief: Taylor Mac coming to Montclair Film

Montclair Film today announced that it has partnered with Pomegranate Arts to present 2017 MacArthur Fellow and Pulitzer Prize finalist Taylor Mac’s “A 24-Decade History of Popular Music (Abridged)” at the 2018 Montclair Film...
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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...
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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...