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"The Stamp Collector" - Sci-Fi Short Film To Be Screened at Brightside Tavern Film Festival on August 1st
(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- The short film "The Stamp Collector" plays at the Brightside Tavern Film Festival on August 1st in Jersey City. The sci-fi thriller short was directed by New Jersey-based director Luke Momo (Hopewell Valley Central High School Class of 2015 alum). It stars David Alvarez who will be playing Bernardo in Steven Spielberg’s upcoming West Side Story shot in Paterson NJ in 2019.
The Arts Council of Glen Rock Presents "One Community: LIVE!" Under the Stars for Outdoor Movie Night on August 5
(GLEN ROCK, NJ) -- Don't miss your opportunity to view "One Community: LIVE " August 5th at 8:00pm under the stars at The Glen Rock Athletic Club. The Arts Council of Glen Rock will present a second showing of this hugely successful virtual concert which premiered last September during the Covid shutdown. 21 performances featuring all Glen Rock residents young and mature in all different genres: Country, Rock, Classical, Jazz, Dance, Spoken Word and more.
Cinema Lab to Reopen at The Village Cinemas at SOPAC Beginning July 22
(SOUTH ORANGE, NJ) -- Cinema Lab, the new operators of The Village Cinemas at South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC), will reopen the five screen movie theatre on July 22, 2021 with preview pricing for all showtimes for a limited time to welcome movie-goers back to the big screen. The cinema is immediately open for private screening rentals. Since November 2020, the community has been without a movie theatre, and Cinema Lab with the SOPAC team, worked together to bring back major summer blockbusters to South Orange.
24th Annual Long Island International Film Expo To Take Place August 10-15
(BELLMORE, NY) -- The Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE) screens almost 125 feature-length films in many different genres each year. Sponsored by the Long Island Film-TV Foundation (LIFTF), the County of Nassau, the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency and Gold Coast Studios, this year the 24th Annual installment will be held from August 10th - August 15th 2021 at the historic Bellmore Movies (222 Pettit Ave) in Bellmore, NY. In addition to the in-theater experience, this year many of LIIFE’s films will also be shown virtually, and will feature films from around the globe.
NJPAC Presents "The Princess Bride: An Inconceivable Evening with Cary Elwes" On December 3
(NEWARK, NJ) -- New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) Presents The Princess Bride: An Inconceivable Evening with Cary Elwes on Friday, December 3, 2021 at 7:30pm. This is the ultimate event for fans of The Princess Bride. See the iconic film on the big screen, followed by a moderated conversation with actor Cary Elwes (the heroic Westley, of course!). Tickets range from $39-$59.
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New Jersey Film Festival To Celebrate 40th Anniversary With Live & Virtual Screenings
(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 Fall 2021 New Jersey Film Festival from September 10 through October 10, marking the festival's 40th Anniversary. Showcasing new international films, American independent features, experimental and short subjects, classic revivals, and cutting-edge documentaries, Fall 2021 New Jersey Film Festival will feature over 20 film screenings - presented live at Rutgers University and available online as well. All the films will be available virtually via Video on Demand for 24 hours on their show date.
2021 New Jersey International Film Festival Winners Announced!
The 2021 New Jersey International Film Festival Competition has just concluded! We had a very good festival this year despite it being done virtually again. I want to thank the thousands of people who attended. We couldn't do what we do without such tremendous support!
2021 New Jersey International Film Festival Video Q+A with Full Circle Director Anne Via McCollough!
Here is the 2021 New Jersey International Film Festival Video Q+A with Full Circle Director Anne Via McCollough, Festival Jurors Caroline Mabrey and Katie Scrivani and Festival Director Al Nigrin.
The Process of Recovering will close the New Jersey International Film Festival Competition on Sunday, June 13th
“Your mind works differently than someone who hasn’t had that experience,” states Marcia Wickham, the main subject of The Process of Recovering. The film, which will screen at the New Jersey International Film Festival on June 13th, explores the complicated effects of sexual trauma, specifically through the lens of Marcia’s abuse and recovery. TW: sexual abuse, incest, suicide
2021 New Jersey International Film Festival Interviews with Paradise Director Immanuel Esser
Paradise plays Video on Demand on Saturday, June 12 as part of the 2021 New Jersey International Film Festival. Here is my textual interview with Paradise Director Immanuel Esser.
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