Luna Stage & Ping Chong and Company Premiere Documentary Film "2.2 Square Miles of Soul: Voices of Orange"
(WEST ORANGE, NJ) -- Luna Stage in association with Ping Chong and Company will premiere 2.2 Square Miles of Soul: Voices of Orange, a documentary film centering the voices and experiences of people from Orange, New Jersey, streaming May 13-May 23. This new work is the latest in Ping Chong and Company’s Undesirable Elements series of community-specific, interview-based theater pieces, examining issues of place, culture, and identity in the lives of individuals who share a community.
Crossroads Commemorates the 60th Anniversary of the Freedom Rides With Social Media and Free Screening of "Good Trouble" on May 17
(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- Crossroads Theatre Company will commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Freedom Rides from May 4-24. Follow Crossroads daily social media blog post beginning May 14th that will follow the journey of the first buses heading south. This will be more than a chronology of events, Crossroads will share the amazing stories of these brave young men and women who forged their way on a perilous path to justice.
Montclair Film Hosts Virtual 10th Anniversary Fundraiser With Evelyn and Stephen Colbert On May 7th
(MONTCLAIR, NJ) -- On Friday, May 7, 2021 at 7:00pm, Montclair Film hosts Evelyn and Stephen Colbert in a fun, virtual conversation to reflect upon 10 years of film and storytelling. The event is Montclair Film's 10th Anniversary Fundraiser and will include special news about the organization's future from Tom Hall, Executive Director of Montclair Film.
"Representations Matter: Deconstructing Bollywood's Women Through a Feminist Lens" Virtual Lecture On April 29
(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- Art House Productions presents "Representations Matter: Deconstructing Bollywood's Women Through a Feminist Lens Virtual Lecture" on Thursday, April 29 at 7:00pm. Bollywood, India's Hindi film industry, produces films on an epic scale. Anchored around cinema, Bollywood has morphed into a globally popular cultural form. Yet, cinematic representations in Bollywood cinema remain problematically masculinist and gendered. This talk by Dr. Swapnil Rai will unpack Bollywood's representations of women protagonists through a feminist lens.
Free Virtual Screening of "South Baseball - The Spirit Of Winning" on April 22
(TOMS RIVER, NJ) -- Ocean County College hosts the showing of South Baseball — The Spirit of Winning, a film about legendary Toms River High School South baseball coach Ken Frank. This free, virtual event will be held Thursday, April 22 at 7:00pm.
2021 New Jersey International Film Festival To Take Place Online June 4-13
(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- The Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center, in association with the Rutgers University Program in Cinema Studies, presents the 2021 New Jersey International Film Festival from June 4 - 13, 2021. The festival, which celebrates its 26th anniversary, showcases new international films, American independent features, experimental and short subjects, classic revivals, and cutting-edge documentaries. Screenings will take place virtually on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Staying true to the festival experience, they will have interviews and Q&A sessions online with film directors, producers, and actors.
Bruce Campbell Presents "The Evil Dead II" Watch Party Online April 24
(NEWARK, NJ) -- New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Bruce Campbell Presents The Evil Dead II- virtual event on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 9:00pm. Join a nationwide virtual viewing of The Evil Dead II with live commentary throughout by Bruce Campbell himself.
The Lighthouse International Film Society Virtual Cinema Presents “The 2021 Oscar Nominated Shorts"
(LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ) -- The Lighthouse International Film Society presents the 2021 93rd Oscar Nominated Shorts Programs from April 2-24. An annual LIFSociety tradition, our patrons will be able to see all of the short films nominated for Academy Awards before the Oscar telecast on April 25. A perennial hit with audiences around the country and now the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of amazing shorts.
The 3rd Annual Earth Focus Environmental Film Festival To Be Presented Virtually April 12-23
(LOS ANGELES, NJ) -- PBS SoCal and KCET, Southern California’s flagship PBS stations, along with national independent satellite network Link TV, will present the third annual EARTH FOCUS ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL, the only festival of its kind in Los Angeles, going virtual this year from April 12-23, 2021. The two-week festival features film screenings and Q&A discussions addressing climate change realities with the goal of confronting global issues that impact all living creatures and natural resources.