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(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- On Saturday March 7, the NJCU Center for the Arts presents the celebrated documentary “Bill Evans: Time Remembered” which captures the genius of the legendary pianist through interviews, rare archival footage, and conversations with great musicians such as Jack DeJohnette and Tony Bennett. The program takes place at Ingalls Recital Hall on the Jersey City campus of NJCU and features a pre-screening concert with pianist Joel Zelnik, bassist Gary Mazzaroppi, and drummer David Cox. ... READ ON

(NEWARK, NJ) -- Women in Media-Newark (WIM-N) will hold its 11th annual International Film Festival March 25 through April 16 in celebration of Women’s History Month. Working in conjunction with Rutgers University–Newark, their major partner, WIM-N will host the film festival over 11 days at nine venues: The Newark Museum of Art, Rutgers Paul Robeson Student Center, the East Orange Public Library, the Livingston Public Library, the Grammy Museum Experience, the T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center in Red Bank, the Scotch Plains Public Library, Clement’s Place and Rutgers-Newark’s Paul Robeson Gallery. All events are free and open to the public.... READ ON

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald has long been recognized as one of the premier American novels of all-time.  It has become synonymous with the lifestyle of the rich and famous and instantly transports readers to Long Island, but what if the setting wasn’t Long Island at all.  What if the real West and East Egg are found on the other side of Long Island Sound in Connecticut?... READ ON

With his solo debut feature (having previously co-directed 1995’s The Blue Villa with Alain Robbe-Grillet), You Go to My Head, director Dimitri de Clercq evokes everything from the psychosexual dynamics of 1940s melodramas to the dusty desolation of Ozploitation, with dashes of Hitchcock, Nicolas Roeg and Richard Stanley thrown in for good measure. The result is a heady brew that doesn’t always work, but for long periods of its narrative, de Clercq’s film keeps you gripped, and marks the veteran producer turned newbie director as one to watch.... READ ON

A few years back, Anya Taylor-Joy delivered a striking performance in Thoroughbreds, a blackly comic teen thriller in which she played a spoilt rich kid who takes a troubled young girl (played equally brilliantly by Olivia Cooke) under her wing. The dynamic was reminiscent of that between Emma Woodhouse and Harriet Smith, the young central characters of Jane Austen’s 1815 novel ‘Emma’. With first time director Autumn de Wilde at the helm, Taylor-Joy has returned directly to the source for an adaptation of ‘Emma’ that is too reverent to the novel for its own good.... READ ON

(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- The Asbury Park Music + Film Festival (APMFF) presents the screening of All I Can Say, a video documentary from the late Shannon Hoon of Blind Melon, co-directed by APMFF co-chair Danny Clinch, on Saturday, April 25 at the Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park, NJ at noon. The film will be followed by a live discussion with co-directors Clinch, Colleen Hennessy, Taryn Gould along with original band members from Blind Melon.... READ ON

2020 United States Super 8 Film + Digital Video Festival Award Winners!... READ ON

(BRANCHBURG, NJ) -- The public is invited to attend a screening of the documentary, Unlikely, Tuesday, March 3 from 4:00pm-6:00pm at Raritan Valley Community College. The film, approximately two hours in length, focuses on efforts to increase access to higher education and improve graduation rates in the US. The program, which is free of charge, will be held in the Event Center (Rooms A and B) at the College’s Branchburg campus.... READ ON

(MONTCLAIR, NJ) -- The final live tour of the hit TV comedy “Mystery Science Theater 3000” is coming to The Wellmont Theater in Montclair on Saturday, March 7. The last-of-its-kind performance is being called the “Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour!” Join show creator and original host, Joel Hodgson, and the world’s greatest – and only – movie-riffing robots, Tom Servo, Crow and Gypsy, as they take viewers on an exhilarating roller coaster ride through some of the “cheesiest” films ever made.... READ ON

On March 9th, Arthouse Film Festival will return for ten weeks to its home base New Jersey theatres: AMC Mountainside and AMC Monmouth Mall. If you are not one of the thousands of New Jersey film buffs who have attended in years past, just imagine seeing a festival-winning gem before release to the public, then the lights come up, and there in front of you are the creators of the film, ready to answer questions and discuss their work.... READ ON

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