This year’s 9th edition of the Montclair Film Festival will open with Chloé Zhao’s Nomadland and close with Regina King’s One Night in Miami.
Montclair Film Festival
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Montclair Film Festival
WHERE: Montclair, New Jersey, United States
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: The Montclair Film Festival (MFF), a non-profit organization, exists to nurture and showcase the talents of filmmakers from around the world. The Festival will create a cultural focal point in the Township of Montclair that unites, empowers, educates and celebrates our region’s diverse community and robust artistic heritage.
The hybrid 9th Annual Montclair Film Festival is rescheduled to take place October 16-25.
Coronavirus Updates: SOMA, TCM CLASSIC Film Festivals Cancelled, Miami Cancels Public Screening, Montclair, Oxford, New Directors/New Films Postponed
SOMA, TCM Classic, CinemaCon, and Montclair Film Festival announced that the 2020 editions of the festival have been cancelled or postponed.
Montclair Film Festival announced the winners of the 2019 film competitions with MONOS, directed by Alejandro Landes awarded the festival’s Fiction Feature Prize.
2019 Montclair Film Festival Announces Star Studded Lineup, Opens with WILD ROSE, Closes with TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM
The 8th Montclair Film Festival taking place May 3 to 12, 2019, in Montclair, NJ will feature over 150 films; opening on Friday, May 3, with Tom Harper’s WILD ROSE
Montclair Film Festival announced the winners of the festival’s 2018 Audience Awards,
The seventh annual Montclair Film Festival took place April 26 through May 6, 2018, and on Saturday night, the festival announced the winners
Montclair Film announced the winners of the 2017 Emerging Filmmaker Competition (EFC), a program that screens work by students in grades 4-12 from the Tri-State Area and beyond.
The 6th Montclair Film Festival, taking place April 28 to May 7, 2017, will open with Amanda Lipitz’s STEP on Friday, April 28 and close with Zoe Lister-Jones’ BAND AID on Saturday, May 6.
The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) has received funding to support urgently needed capacity building projects for the organization’s expansion into its new, year-round home at the Investors Bank Film & Media Center.
Stephen Colbert, host of CBS’ “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert,” will host an evening with John Oliver, host of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver,” as a benefit for the Montclair Film Festival.
The 2016 Montclair Film Festival (MFF) announced their competition awards, and Babak Anvari’s UNDER THE SHADOW took home the Narrative Feature Jury prize. CAMERAPERSON, directed by Kirsten Johnson, took home the Bruce Sinofsky Prize in the festival’s Documentary Feature competition.
LIFE, ANIMATED, real-life story of Owen Suskind, the autistic son of the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind and his wife, Cornelia, will open the 2016 Montclair Film Festival.
The 5th Annual Montclair Film Festival taking place April 29 to May 8th, 2016 announced the opening of its annual film submission process.
The 2015 Montclair Film Festival (MFF) for the first time announced competition awards, with Lucie Borleteau’s FIDELIO: ALICE’S ODYSSEY (pictured above) taking home the Narrative Feature Jury prize. The narrative competition jury also awarded a special jury prize to Yury Bykov’s THE FOOL for storytelling. The festival inaugurated two awards in honor of the late David Carr and Bruce Sinofsky, both Montclair residents. THE RUSSIAN WOODPECKER, directed by Chad Gracia, took home the Bruce Sinofsky Prize in the festival’s Documentary Feature competition. […]
The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) announced the festival’s inaugural competition lineups and main slate selections for the 4th annual Montclair Film Festival, May 1-10 in Montclair, NJ. This year’s festival features over 135 feature and short films, and for the first time will cover ten days, expanding from seven days in its first three years. For the first time, the festival will feature filmmaking awards, competitions and audience awards, all of which will be presented […]
The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) announced the 2015 Conversation Series, presented by Audible, Inc., the world’s largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word content. The Conversation Series takes audiences inside the creative process, featuring immersive discussions with leading voices in film and other creative storytelling mediums. 2015 marks the second year of collaboration between Audible and the MFF, with the organizations partnering to host the Audible Listening Lounge, the festival’s home for […]
The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) announced the Opening, Closing and Centerpiece selections for the 2015 festival, taking place May 1-10, 2015 in Montclair, NJ. The 4th annual festival will open on May 1st at the historic Wellmont Theater with the East Coast Premiere of Michael Showalter’s award winning Hello, My Name Is Doris, starring Sally Field and Max Greenfield. On May 8th, the festival will screen Jessica Edwards’ Mavis! as its Documentary Centerpiece film. Ms. […]
The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) revealed the competition winners for the third annual “Kidz Shortz” filmmaking competition, including a returning sponsor and dates for the official premiere of the winning films at the festival. “We were proud of all the students who sent us films and thrilled to have received so many wonderful film submissions.“ said MFF Kidz Shortz Coordinator Michelle Anderson. “We can’t wait to share the work of our finalists with our audiences.” American Express […]
The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) in Montclair, NJ announced the appointment of Sue Hollenberg as Education Director of MFF. This newly created position will serve to launch and manage the MFF’s year-round film and media education initiatives and community partnerships.
Montclair resident and graphic designer Amanda Ansorge’s design has been selected to serve as the Montclair Film Festival (MFF)’s 2015 Festival Campaign.
Montclair Film Festival Reveals 2014 Films; Special Guests Include Kevin Smith, Julie Taymor, Stephen Colbert, Michael Moore
The Montclair Film Festival (MFF) announced the lineup for its 2014 edition. The festival opens on April 28 with Chef, the new comedy directed by and starring Jon Favreau with a supporting cast that includes John Leguizamo, Sofia Vergara and Scarlett Johansson, being released nationwide in May. MFF’s popular live conversation series presents eclectic guests including Kevin Smith, Michael Moore and Julie Taymor paired with Stephen Colbert.
Chef from Jon Favreau has been selected as the opening night film of the Montclair Film Festival which runs April 28 to May 4, 2014 in Montclair, New Jersey. Chef, which had its World Premiere last month at the SXSW Film Festival, also screens as part of the upcoming Tribeca Film Festival in New York City later this month. Favreau wrote, directed and stars in the comedy film that also features Sofia Vergara, Scarlett Johansson, John Leguizamo,Bobby Cannavale, Dustin Hoffman and Robert Downey Jr. Favreau plays Carl, a chef who loses his job and decides to launch a food truck business, while attempting to reunite his estranged family.
The Montclair Film Festival (MFF), in partnership with The Montclair Art Museum announced the launch of a contest to design the official poster for the 2014 Montclair Film Festival to be held April 28-May 4, 2014. The winning design will be seen on buses, lampposts, t-shirts, the web, catalogs and, of course, the big screen, as the centerpiece of a dynamic week of 80+ films and events that will comprise the third annual celebration of the art of filmmaking in Montclair.