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(RED BANK, NJ) -- The 2018 Monmouth Film Festival took place August 10-12 in Red Bank's Two River Theater. At the conclusion of the festival, they held an awards ceremony where they put a spotlight on several films and presented three awards voted on by festivalgoers. Here is the list of this year's winning films.... READ ON

(WESTFIELD, NJ) -- Anybody can go to a movie theater to watch a film, but the Westfield International Film Festival is bringing movies to the mansion with its sixth season at the James Ward Mansion in downtown Westfield from September 20 - 23, 2018!  The festival will span a four day weekend and will include Q&A sessions with actors and filmmakers, networking opportunities, and red carpet parties.... READ ON

(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- A new anthology web-series by an up and coming, Jersey City-based filmmaker, premiers at Merseles Studios on August 23rd when Jersey City Theater Center presents DEKA-LOG: a Finding Me story.  Doors are at 6:30pm, screening at 7:00pm.  Admission is $10.... READ ON

(NEWTON, NJ) -- The Newton Theatre presents a trio of ghostly silent films paired with the original historic orchestral scores on Saturday, October 27 at 3:00pm. Travel back to the early 1900s to cheer and hiss with Buster Keaton in The Haunted House (1921), Laurel and Hardy in Habeus Corpus (1928), and Charlie Chaplin in One A.M. (1916). Between the films, enjoy the rollicking rhythms of the early 20th century as played by The Peacherine Ragtime Orchestra, featuring favorites by Scott Joplin, Irving Berlin, and more! Fun for the whole family!... READ ON








(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- The 36th Bi-annual New Jersey Film Festival Fall 2018 will take place at Rutgers University in New Brunswick from September 14 - October 26.  The festival showcases new international films, American independent features, animation, experimental and short subjects, and cutting-edge documentaries through over 30 film screenings. The Festival will run on select Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings. The festival is presented by Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center, in association with the Rutgers University Program In Cinema Studies.... READ ON

For many of us, it's hard to imagine a world without Blockbuster Video stores.  They used to be found everywhere but as people moved to services like Netflix and streaming videos on the Internet, video stores - including the mighty Blockbuster chain - have all but disappeared. A production company from Oregon who is behind the upcoming documentary Pick It Up! Ska In The 90's (one of the most backed music documentaries in Kickstarter history) has announced it's next project, The Last Blockbuster, a light-hearted, family-friendly film on the last remaining Blockbuster Video outpost in the country. The have set up a Kickstarter Campaign for the film that seeks to raise $20,000 for production costs.  The campaign will end on Monday, September 10.   ... READ ON

(MONTCLAIR, NJ) -- Montclair Film has announced that the organization has been awarded two grants that go to support the organization’s year-round programs and mission. Both the New Jersey State Council on the Arts (NJSCA) and the USA Today Network, which is funded by the Gannett Foundation, provided significant support to Montclair Film through competitive grant opportunities.... READ ON

(MONTCLAIR, NJ) -- Montclair Film has announced the complete schedule for the 2018-19 StorySLAM program, the organization’s monthly storytelling at Cinema505, located at 505 Bloomfield Avenue in downtown Montclair. Each event will feature live music from our StorySLAM house band The Tall Pines, and will be hosted by our returning emcee Risa Barash.... READ ON

(MONTCLAIR, NJ) -- Montclair Film and Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center will present a free screening of MILK (2015) on Wednesday, August 29th at 10:30am at Montclair Film’s Cinema505. The screening, presented in celebration of World Breastfeeding Month, seeks to educate and promote breastfeeding among nursing and expecting mothers. ... READ ON

(RED BANK, NJ) -- The Count Basie Center For The Arts hosts a conversation with John Cusack following a screening of the eighties classic Say Anything on Sunday, September 16 at 7:00pm. Tickets range from $49.75 to $69.75.... READ ON


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