Purchase your tickets to Montclair Film Festival's 2017 House Party as it will be featuring Hip-Hop and Classic R&B from DJ Easy Mo Bee.
Join the fun with MFF’s House Party! The House Party is an annual event at the festival that is all about dancing to fantastic music, having a great time, and celebrating the contributions of all those who made the 2017 Montclair Film Festival happen. The party is open to everyone and the goal is to […]
Fall in love with the 2017 Montclair Film Festival as they feature a unique and fantastic African American programming among many other films.
MFF will be screening a historical film of African Americans. As the Montclair Film Festival will be screening a wide range of genres in their 2017 festival, be sure to take a look at their phenomenal African American programming. Their centerpiece film, Tell Them We Are Rising, is the story of historically black colleges in […]
‘Table 19,’ despite a refreshing concept to the rom-com formula, swing-dances around too many subplots to make itself worthy of your heartstrings.
‘Table 19’ plays like a quick cuddle, leaving you with your arms stretched out for more. Hear that? The sounds of thrashing wedding bells? The teary-eyed spectators? The joys of love, in its purest form? Well, neither can Table 19. Director Jeffrey Blitz, with story by Mark and Jay Duplass, attempts to inspire audiences with […]
Richie Keen’s ‘Fist Fight’ stands for a meaningful cause, yet gets knocked out in its rushed efforts to make us laugh (for better or for worse).
Charlie Day and Ice Cube go head-to-head in ‘Fist Fight,’ a comedy that tries too hard to play by the street rules. We all have a little “crazy” in us. However, it’s how we present such eccentricities that make them valuable down the road. Director Richie Keen (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The Goldbergs) makes […]
Audiences were moved to tears by this year’s Academy Award-nominated Oscar Shorts’ films. “Oscar Shorts – Celebrate the Underdog” Film Festival has returned triumphantly this year to Buzz Aldrin Middle School. After nearly a decade spent honoring that elegant, age-old and often under-appreciated medium of the short film, “Oscar Shorts” co-founders and producers Corinna Sager […]
Montclair's Buzz Aldrin Middle School will be housing the Oscar Shorts on Feb. 11 to foster a greater understanding and appreciation of short films.
Oscar Shorts celebrates Underdog Film Festival! Oscar Shorts is a unique experience where one can see all Oscar nominated short films. This fun-filled event will feature animated, documentary and live action categories. Additionally, an introduction to each film with behind the scenes insights from Corinna Sager, co-producer of the festival. Oscar Shorts is sponsored by […]
‘Hidden Figures’ is a triumphant celebration of open-minded ethics, allowing for a visceral experience above it's not-so-hidden flaws.
Theodore Melfi brings us ‘Hidden Figures,’ an uncharted tale with a heart as large as its morals. When looking to the sky, it’s possible to miss what is directly in front of you. Acclaimed-director Theodore Melfi (St. Vincent) hopes to point out such missing pieces with Hidden Figures, a period piece about the unexposed truths […]
‘Rogue One’ gives an alternative approach and a breath of fresh air to the ‘Star Wars’ saga, since ‘The Empire Strikes Back.’
Gareth Edward’s ‘Rogue One’ reminds us that the force is in good hands, for better or for worse. I suppose nothing’s too far-fetched for a galaxy, far, far away… This past holiday season, director Gareth Edwards (Godzilla) brought global audiences Rogue One, a new feat in the most influential franchise ever filmed. The catch? It […]
The Lincoln Center Local screening series continue at Montclair Public Library for the winter and spring of 2017 featuring unbelievable performances.
Montclair Public Library presents their new lineup for spring. Montclair Public Library has announced its winter and spring 2017 lineup of Lincoln Center Local screenings series. This entails a streaming of programs from Lincoln Center’s growing digital content collection, including world-class performances from Live From Lincoln Center and other previous live events. Voices of a People’s History of the […]
‘Why Him?’ plays off a straightforward concept with an ensemble cast and a sentiment that runs deeper than most R-rated comedies in recent memory.
John Hamburg’s ‘Why Him?’ shadows its familiar themes with a heart of gold. For all the guilty pleasures in the world, this one feels a little less guilty. Director John Hamburg (Along Came Polly, I Love You, Man) brings audiences Why Him?, a romantic comedy that plays dirtier than most in its category. Nevertheless, there’s […]