Montclair Film Festival

Montclair Film Launches Matinee Program and Announces New Film Series With FIAF

Montclair Film announced the launch of a new matinee film program entitled CINEMA + CONVERSATION, featuring non-fiction films about an array of subjects with post-screening discussions, facilitated by Kenneth Ronkowitz. All screenings are hosted...

Montclair Film’s 9th Annual Benefit To Feature Stephen Colbert and Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Montclair Film announced big news today! Stephen Colbert, host of CBS’ “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert,” will host an evening with 11-time Emmy Award® winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus, on stage at the New Jersey...

Montclair Film Hosting Film Trivia Night & Auction; Score A Table For 4 to...

Montclair Film will be hosting the return of Trivia Night on Monday, September 16, 2019 at 6:30 PM at Montclair Social Club, located at 499 Bloomfield Ave in Downtown Montclair. The event will be...

Montclair Film Welcomes Professor Ibram X. Kendi For Talk and Signing Of “How To...

Professor Ibram X. Kendi will present his new book How To Be An Antiracist at a special conversation and book signing event on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 7:00 PM at Cinema505, located at...

Montclair Film Receives $33,000 State Council On The Arts Grant; Gets Named To Top...

Montclair Film today announced that it has received a General Operating Support grant from The New Jersey State Council on the Arts(NJSCA) in the amount of $33,000, a 10% increase over the organization’s last...

Montclair Film Summer Series: Spiderman: Into The Spiderverse, A Star is Born, Aquaman

Get ready for Montclair Film Summer Series -- annual free screenings, taking place throughout the summer at various locations throughout Montclair. All screenings are free and open to the public. Blankets, lawn chairs,...

“Frances Ferguson” Makes You Feel Uncomfortable in the Most Interesting Way #MFF19

Frances Ferguson doesn’t seem to think she did anything all that bad. After all, she only cheated on her husband of three years because it was a dead end relationship. Her lover? A 16-year-old high...

Montclair Film Festival 2019 Award Winners!

The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) announced the winners of the festival’s 2019 film competitions at the festival’s annual awards ceremony Saturday. This year’s festival featured four competitive categories: Fiction, Documentary, Future/ Now, and New...

Framing John DeLorean Offers an Intriguing Take on a Life in the Fast Lane

Long before Tesla came on the scene, John DeLorean tried to take on the Big Three automakers with his own car company. His story included fast cars, a gorgeous wife, a suitcase full of...

Tolkien Super Fan Stephen Colbert Interviews Stars At Montclair Film Festival Special Screening of...

The Road goes ever on and on, Down from the door where it began. Now far ahead the Road has gone, And I must follow, if I can, Pursuing it with eager feet, Until it joins some larger way Where...

Ben Stiller and Stephen Colbert Talk Tropic Thunder and Taking Risks At Montclair Film...

Director, actor, producer and writer Ben Stiller explored the ups and downs of sketch comedy shows, growing up in a showbiz family, the genesis of Tropic Thunder and being funny in an age of...

Montclair Loves Mindy Kaling and ‘Late Night’ #MFF19

Montclair Film Festival's centerpiece film, screened Saturday at the Wellmont Theater, was "Late Night," the first feature film written and produced by Mindy Kaling that received a standing ovation by an appreciative Montclair audience....

‘Wild Rose’ Stuns as Montclair Film Festival’s Opening Film

Rose-Lynn Harlan is contagiously fearless, charmingly honest and an undeniably captivating country singer. But, she’s also a terrible mother of two, in denial about having to take responsibility of them after serving a year-long stint...

Meet The 2019 Montclair Film Junior Jury #MFF19

Meet the 2019 Junior Jury, selected from a pool of applicants in grades 10-12, who will get to meet industry professionals and learn how to analyze and adjudicate films. After deliberating and selecting the...