Montclair Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Montclair Film Festival

SINCE: 2012

WHERE: Montclair, New Jersey, United States


The Montclair Film Festival entertains film lovers and professionals from across the region and country with ten days of compelling independent films, comedies, documentaries, panels, family events, and work by emerging artists. The festival will provide a platform for talented filmmakers from around the world and give special recognition to New Jersey artists.

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Fidelio: Alice’s Journey (Fidelio: L’Odyssée d’Alice)

Lucie Borleteau’s FIDELIO: ALICE’S ODYSSEY Wins Top Award at 2015 Montclair Film Festival

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.  […]

Fidelio: Alice’s Journey (Fidelio: L’Odyssée d’Alice)

Montclair Film Festival Unveils 2015 Competition Lineups and Main Slate

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 […]

Richard Gere, starring in Oren Moverman’s Time Out Of Mind

Montclair Film Festival Announces 2015 Conversation Series

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 […]

Hello, My Name Is Doris, starring Sally Field and Max Greenfield

2015 Montclair Film Festival Announces Opening, Closing, Centerpiece Films

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. […]

Montclair Film Festival Reveals 2015 Kidz Shortz Award Winners

Montclair Film Festival Reveals 2015 Kidz Shortz Award Winners

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 […]