THE MONTCLAIR FILM FESTIVAL AND THE MONTCLAIR FUND FOR EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE INVITE YOU TO OUR ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3 AT 7:30 PM GLENFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL 25 Maple Ave, Montclair, NJ ADMISSION IS FREE CLICK TO REGISTER In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next […]
REGISTRATION FOR THE MONTCLAIR FILM FESTIVAL’S 2017 EMERGING FILMMAKER COMPETITION IS NOW OPEN! SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED THROUGH MARCH 1, 2017. Award Ceremony and Screening will be held at the Wellmont Theater during the 2017 Montclair Film Festival, April 28 – May 7! GENERAL RULES AND GUIDELINES Films must be received or postmarked by […]
Click to Open Annual Report We are pleased to share the Montclair Film Festival’s first-ever Annual Report, which captures our history, extraordinary growth, and bright vision for the future. Thanks to your support, the Montclair Film Festival has become a leader in presenting screenings, conversations, special events, workshops, and classes that promote a greater understanding, awareness, […]
Join Us For a Special Screening! MOONLIGHT Monday, October 17th 7:30 PM Bellevue Theater, 260 Bellevue Avenue, Upper Montclair Tickets are $14 A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in […]
SCREENWRITING WORKSHOP: SHORT FILMS Do you want to write an original script but don’t know where to begin? In this workshop, you’ll analyze the work of successfully produced screenplays to discover the fundamentals of screenwriting and receive invaluable feedback as you create your own short script. (Class size: 8 – 10) Dates: 6 Saturdays: 10/29, 11/5, […]
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Submissions for the 2017 Festival are now open! Celebrating our sixth year, the Montclair Film Festival has established itself as New Jersey’s leading film non-profit, with hundreds of screenings, events, education programs, and community partnerships providing a unique opportunity for our diverse audience to connect with filmmakers working in all different genres and forms. In addition, our […]
When Harlem schoolteacher Dorothy (Diana Ross) tries to save her dog from a storm, she’s miraculously whisked away to an urban fantasy land called Oz. After accidentally killing the Wicked Witch of the East upon her arrival, Dorothy is told about the Wiz (Richard Pryor), a wizard who can help her get back to Manhattan. […]
The MFF Announces Tribute To Richard Curtis In the first major announcement of the festival season, the MFF is proud to announce that writer, director, and producer Richard Curtis will receive the festival’s inaugural Filmmaker Tribute on Saturday, April 30, 2016, during the 5th annual Montclair Film Festival. The daylong celebration will feature a […]
We are so honored to have been voted NJ’s Favorite Film Festival for the 4th year in a row in the Discover Jersey Arts People’s Choice Awards, accepted this morning by Senior Programmer Ina Pira! Thank you to DJA and to all of you who voted for us. We can’t wait to share #MFF16 with […]
In conjunction with our annual fundraiser at NJPAC, we’re thrilled to announce this amazing opportunity to spend the nerdiest weekend of your life with Stephen Colbert and J.J. Abrams! This Omaze experience is NOT an auction, it is a raffle; every donor has a chance to win the grand prize! We are looking for contributions from $10 […]
Submissions for the 2016 Festival are now closed. If you have programming questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Celebrating our 5th year, the Montclair Film Festival has established itself as New Jersey’s leading film non-profit, with hundreds of screenings, events, education programs and community partnerships providing a unique opportunity for our diverse audience to connect with filmmakers […]
Submit Your Film To The 2016 Montclair Film Festival! Celebrating our 5th year, the Montclair Film Festival has established itself as New Jersey’s leading film non-profit, with hundreds of screenings, events, education programs and community partnerships providing a unique opportunity for our diverse audience to connect with filmmakers working in all different genres and forms. […]
Films from around the world span the gamut of emotions.
Bring out the kids and the teens – MFF 2013 has something for all of them!
16 nonfiction titles make up the MFF 2013 documentary section.
Thirteen films explore music at this year’s festival. Titles include Muscle Shoals about the famous Alabama recording studios (pictured), Johnny Cash’s America with director Morgan Neville in attendance, Brothers Hypnotic about the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble and Christian McBride presenting the 1968 Steve McQueen classic “Bullitt”, with a classic jazz score.
Ice-T, David Carr, Alex Gibney and Michael Moore appear in conversation at MAM on May 5!
MFF celebrates NJ filmmaking with several dozen feature-length and short films.
We’re funny! Come sample some of MFF’s extensive comedy offerings.
The 2013 Montclair Film Festival is less than a month away so it’s time to think about which events you want to attend and what films to see. With a MFF Membership, not only do you get perks to our year-round events, but you get the opportunity to purchase tickets ahead of the general public […]
Join us this Thursday, April 4th at the Montclair Art Museum’s Free First Thursday Nights program as we announce this year’s Festival line-up! Some highlights for the evening include: Late hours, 5–9 p.m. Free admission to the galleries. Check out the exhibitions on view. Full-service bar with special First Thursday Night prices provided by Egan & […]
THE FESTIVAL IS COMING . . . THE FESTIVAL IS COMING! You’ve been waiting in anticipation an entire year and now it’s almost here! The Montclair Film Festival 2013 line-up will be announced Thursday, April 4th and tickets will go on sale to members. Tickets will be available to the general public on Sunday, April […]
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