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JULIA Doc Opens at The Clairidge; Montclair’s Carla Gutierrez Gives Us a Taste

Be sure to enjoy a delicious meal, preferably French, before (or after!) sitting down to devour the new documentary JULIA, which is showing at The Clairidge starting November 19th. The slow-motion cooking shots sprinkled...

Montclair’s The Clairidge Screens ‘Chess of the Wind’ Friday

Montclair Film's Clairidge Cinema brings you CHESS OF THE WIND starting on Friday, November 5. The gothic drama, made by Iranian director Mohammad Reza Aslani's in 1976 was banned during the years following the...

Montclair Film Festival 2021 Wraps, But Montclair Film Is Just Getting Started

Montclair had 10 glorious days of movies, popcorn, conversations and more thanks to the return of Montclair Film Festival in person. There were so many magic moments during the festival. First there was the euphoric...

Montclair Film Festival Announces 2021 Award Winners

The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) announced the winners of the festival’s 2021 film competitions. This year’s festival featured four competitive categories: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Future/Now, and New Jersey Filmmaking. Additionally, the Fiction and Documentary juries...

Adult Film Star and Real People Make Red Rocket Soar #MFF21

Ethan Darbone was a cook at a Cajun restaurant that Florida Project director Sean Baker once visited. A couple of months later he's cutting across three lanes of traffic with a former porn star...

Maggie Gyllenhaal Talks ‘Lost Daughter’ and Motherhood Truths at Montclair Film Festival

When talking to Stephen Colbert at the Montclair Film Festival Sunday afternoon, Maggie Gyllenhaal recounted a nightly ritual that took place while filming her directorial debut THE LOST DAUGHTER in Greece last year. After...

Grammy Winner, Queen of Twitter Dionne Warwick Dazzles In ‘Don’t Make Me Over’ #MFF21

Call them songs in the key of joy, but there's something inherently uplifting about the music of Dionne Warwick. It's almost impossible not to smile, hum or break into song, when you hear "I...

Montclair Film Festival Turns 10 With Euphoric Opening Night #MFF21

“Let’s build a home for film and make sure we never lose a theater again in Montclair.” Montclair Film's Executive Director Tom Hall said these fitting words to a sold-out crowd at The Wellmont...

Extreme Makeover, Cinema Edition: Montclair Film Opens The Clairidge

Montclair has been missing movies for way too long. All that changes this weekend as The Clairidge, a newly renovated six-screen cinema revitalized by RHG Architecture and Design, opens for the Montclair Film Festival....

The Clairidge, Montclair Film’s New Cinema Space, Gets New Branding

Montclair Film introduced branding Tuesday for The Clairidge, the six screen, non-profit cinema located at 486 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair. Developed by Hiker, branding for The Clairidge expresses Montclair Film’s vision for the theaters,...

Montclair Film Festival Full Program! Maggie Gyllenhaal Joins Stephen Colbert, Movies and More!

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Film just announced the full program for the 1Oth annual Montclair Film Festival (MFF), taking place October 21-30, 2021. This year’s festival will feature in-person screenings for fully vaccinated, masked...

Montclair Film Festival To Open with Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch

An opening night featuring Wes Anderson's THE FRENCH DISPATCH with an all star cast is just one of many reasons to get excited for the 10th annual Montclair Film Festival! Another is the...

NJ PBS and Montclair Film Announce New Front Row Festival Series Premiering Thursday!

MONTCLAIR, NJ ― NJ PBS, New Jersey’s public television network, and Montclair Film are teaming up to bring you FRONT ROW FESTIVAL, a new, six-week television series featuring independent films created by local filmmakers...

Montclair Film’s Home at 505 Bloomfield Devastated By Flooding (Again)

Montclair Film was one of a number of Montclair businesses hit hard by epic flooding of August 2018. Last night, Montclair Film's home at at 505 Bloomfield Ave was devastated by the...

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