The inaugural Montclair Film Festival has hired the festival director duo of Thom Powers and Raphaela Neihausen to organize and program the 2012 Festival.
Thom and Raphaela started New York’s documentary film festival DOC NYC as well as the IFC Center’s documentary series Stranger than Fiction. Thom is also a programmer at the Toronto International Film Festival.
The board of directors includes Colbert and his wife Evelyn McGee-Colbert.
The Montclair Film Festival will take place May 2 -6, 2012 in Montclair, New Jersey.