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Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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February 2019

Montclair State Film Forum: Tom Baldinger

February 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Montclair State University School of Communication & Media, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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Screening of film, "Who's Jenna...?" followed by Q & A with writer and director Thomas Baldinger. Thomas Baldinger is a writer, director, and producer, who runs the day-to-day operations of 624 Productions, LLC, a film, TV, and media production company based in Hillsborough, NJ. He has a theater background and loves sports – especially football and hockey. He also plays softball and racquetball during his downtime. Tom’s company, 624 Productions, was created as a hub for gifted writers, actors, and…

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Montclair State Film Forum: Ken Ross & Louis V. Galdieri

February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Montclair State University School of Communication & Media, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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Screening of film "1913 Massacre" followed by Q & A with writers and directors Ken Ross & Louis V. Galdieri. Ken Ross Co-Producer/Director Ken is an award-winning director and cinematographer whose work ranges from documentaries and independent experimental films to commercials, music videos and long formats. His work has appeared on ABC, HBO, Lifetime, Nickelodeon, and PBS. His experimental films Blessed in Exile and Crisis in Utopia have won numerous awards and have been shown extensively in museums, film showcases and…

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April 2019

Montclair State Film Forum: Stacy Cochran

April 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Montclair State University School of Communication & Media, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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Screening of film "Write When You Get Work," followed by open forum Q & A with writer and director Stacy Cochran. Stacy Cochran is a writer/director born in Passaic, New Jersey and based in New York City. She made her feature debut with the Columbia TriStar title "My New Gun" starring Diane Lane and James LeGros. It premiered in Directors' Fortnight at Cannes and earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best First Feature. Subsequent projects as writer/director include Touchstone/Interscope…

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Montclair State Film Forum: Judy Lieff

April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Montclair State University School of Communication & Media, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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Screening of film Deaf Jam, followed by Q & A with writer and director Judy Lieff. Judy Lieff is a filmmaker and educator with a background in dance and experimental film. She is on faculty at SUNY Purchase teaching film production that explores the intersections of film and dance. Deaf Jam, her first feature documentary, premiered on the PBS series, Independent Lens, and was selected to participate in the American Film Showcase (AFS) - a partnership between the Department of…

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September 2019

Montclair State Film Forum: Dan Mirvish

September 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Montclair State University School of Communication & Media, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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Bernard and Huey Trailer #1 (2018) | Movieclips Indie (Links to an external site.) Dan Mirvish is a director, screenwriter, producer, and author. He's just finished the award-winning, critically-acclaimed feature Bernard and Huey, scripted by Oscar/Pulitzer-winner Jules Feiffer, and starring Oscar-winner Jim Rash and David Koechner which screened in over 30 film festivals on 5 continents and had a 20-city theatrical release by Freestyle Releasing/Entertainment Studios in the US, and has sold to over 49 countries. The film won several festivals…

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Montclair State Film Forum: Michael J. Burg

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Montclair State University School of Communication & Media, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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Anne Marie Nestor - "Turbine" (Links to an external site.) Michael J. Burg is a film, television and stage actor and a longtime member of the Actors Studio. He is also active in the world of independent film producing. Having served as executive producers for the 2011 feature film, "Turbine" and the 2017 feature film "The Eyes." Over the past 20-plus years Michael has worked with some of the finest directors in the industry, including Martin Scorsese, Ang Lee, Spike Lee,…

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October 2019

Montclair State Film Forum: Lise Raven

October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Montclair State University School of Communication & Media, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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https://vimeo.com/351028051?fbclid=IwAR3wLYMFk7MO9mZ2iRW3bJdQ_jnRo2nmL3qRkXf6-5n82AuuyaTG7Zb6FJA (Links to an external site.) Lise Raven is a US/German filmmaker. She is a founding member of the Slamdance Film Festival and her debut feature Low screened internationally. In 2000, Raven was awarded the prestigious DAAD Berliner Künstlerprogramm Artist Residency in Filmmaking and moved to Berlin where she also received a NIPKOW Fellowship. In 2003, she was selected for the Berlinale Talents. In 2004 Raven's feature film project,  Snipe, was chosen for the MOONSTONE Directing Lab, and received development funding from the Irish Film…

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Montclair State Film Forum: Lise Raven

October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Montclair State University School of Communication & Media, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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https://vimeo.com/351028051?fbclid=IwAR3wLYMFk7MO9mZ2iRW3bJdQ_jnRo2nmL3qRkXf6-5n82AuuyaTG7Zb6FJA (Links to an external site.) Lise Raven is a US/German filmmaker. She is a founding member of the Slamdance Film Festival and her debut feature Low screened internationally. In 2000, Raven was awarded the prestigious DAAD Berliner Künstlerprogramm Artist Residency in Filmmaking and moved to Berlin where she also received a NIPKOW Fellowship. In 2003, she was selected for the Berlinale Talents. In 2004 Raven's feature film project,  Snipe, was chosen for the MOONSTONE Directing Lab, and received development funding from the Irish Film…

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Montclair State University Film Forum: Nanfu Wang

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Montclair State University School of Communication & Media, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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Screening of film "One Child Nation," followed by Q & A with director and producer Nanfu Wang. Nanfu Wang, a Chinese-born American filmmaker based in New York City, returns to our Film Forum with her newest film. Her feature documentary I Am Another You premiered at SXSW 2017. Her feature debut Hooligan Sparrow was shortlisted for the 2017 Academy Award for best documentary feature and was honored by the International Documentary Association with the 2016 Emerging Filmmaker Award. She overcame…

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November 2019

Political Science & Law Salon Series: Brigid Harrison in Conversation with Elena Perez

November 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Montclair State University School of Communication & Media, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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With the 2020 Presidential race in full swing, the many facets of the election – polling, political parties, campaigns and the roles of interest groups – will take center stage at Montclair State University in a series of salon-style conversations hosted by Brigid Callahan Harrison, professor of Political Science and Law. Elena Perez is an 18-year old student activist from Lyndhurst, NJ. She founded the Bergen County chapter of March for Our Lives after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman…

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Montclair State University Film Forum: Ryan Hughes

November 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Montclair State University School of Communication & Media, 1 Normal Ave
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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Screening of film "College Basketball's Purple Reign" followed by Q & A with director Ryan Hughes. Watch the trailer: https://vimeo.com/160408572 "College Basketball's Purple Reign" is the story of the tiny school that lit up the basketball world. With an enrollment of only 1500 students, the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA shocked the nation winning the NCAA Tournament in 1947. Following up with a second national championship in 1954, the Crusaders cemented themselves in hoops history in the…

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