Culture in brief: Montclair Film hosts mixtape, StorySLAM

Montclair Film hosts its second StorySLAM on Feb. 17, and a '70s Mixtape Party on Feb. 24.
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MFF: For Ethan Hawke, fame is a prison

Fame is isolating, says actor Ethan Hawke.

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...

Culture in brief: screenwriter Tony Gilroy comes to MSU

Screenwriter Tony Gilroy will appear at School of Communication and Media Presentation Hall, on Monday, Oct. 15, 7:30-9 p.m.,
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MFF: hometown heroes, ‘Made in Montclair’

"Made in Montclair" films MFF in show breadth of subjects and styles.
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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...

Montclair’s Susan Skoog short films to screen at Montclair Film

Montclair filmmaker Susan Skoog will screen two of her short films in Montclair Film’s screening room, Cinema 505, on Wednesday, July 26, and Thursday, July 27, at 7 p.m.Cinema 505 is in Montclair Film’s...

Montclair Film Festival: Truth is difficult- awards presented

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsThere was a theme at the Jury Award presentation Saturday night: truth-telling is more important than ever.The awards ceremony was held at MFF’s new home, Cinema505, The Investors Bank Film & Media...
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Second annual SOMA Film Festival takes place this weekend

The SOMA Film Festival will have its second season this weekend, Friday, March 10, through Sunday, March 12. SOMA Film Festival Director Matt Smollon said in a release, “In our second year, we made...

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 into spiritual life – and a surprising new take on...