Summer Filmmaking Classes at MFF
Two exciting filmmaking summer enrichment programs for students in grades 7-12. Space is limited so sign up now!
2016 Summer Series Announced
7th Annual FREE Summer Series Announced! Save the dates! Up first, is INSIDE OUT on June 3rd at Presby Memorial Iris Gardens.
Thank You, Thank You, Thank YOU!
A million thanks to all who made MFF16 a rousing success! We couldn't have done it without you.
MFF16 Education Programs
A warm and heartfelt thanks to everyone involved in reaching thousands of area students and families!
MFF16 Awards Announced
The Jury and the Audiences have spoken! And the winners are...
MFF16 Closing Night!
Filled with laughs, tears and inspiration, MFF16 was thrilled to present Barbara Kopple's doc, Miss Sharon Jones!
Norman Reedus Conversation
MFF16 was extremely excited to host a spirited discussion with the beloved actor from The Walking Dead series.
Young Voices Conversation
Highlights from this important talk about the concerns of local youth expressed through filmmaking and how we can support them.
Rob Reiner Conversation
MFF16 was thrilled to welcome the inimitable Rob Reiner for a laughter-filled and memorable discussion with Stephen Colbert.
Masters of the Score
Highlights from the fun and free community conversation, Masters of the Score: Sound Design for Film, Audio, and Games.
Richard Curtis on Love Actually
MFF16 was privileged to present a special screening of the film as Director Richard Curtis provided live commentary!
Patrick Wilson Conversation
Highlights from Neil Genzlinger's lively chat with versatile and accomplished actor Patrick Wilson.
Margo Martindale Conversation
MFF16 was delighted to talk with Margo about her extensive and distinguished career in acting.
THE WRONG LIGHT: Who Is Mickey?
Local filmmaker Dave Adams discusses the unexpected twists in his and Josie Swantek Heitz's daring documentary.
Our Nation’s Heroes Return
Highlights from "Our Nation's Heroes Return: What's Next?" timely and very important conversation.
BOOGER RED: Truth and Fiction
Director Berndt Mader gives insight about his intriguing narrative/doc hybrid and the fascinating creative process behind it.
MFF16 Opening Night!
MFF kicked off its 5th anniversary last Friday with the remarkable film LIFE, ANIMATED and a fabulous party, of course.
Jon & Tracey Stewart at MFF16
We are delighted to announce special guests added to Saturday's screening of Hegedus & Pennebaker's UNLOCKING THE CAGE.
Immigration Art Auction
Join us for a reception in celebration of the immigration art project created by students. Art will be auctioned and donated to charity.
Grab Your #MFF16 Pin
After the movie, spend the day in Montclair and take advantage of great local discounts & deals just for wearing your pin!
5 NIGHTS IN MAINE: Grief & Loss
Director Maris Curran talks about her thoughtful and intimate film about sorrow and connection.
THE PEARL: Courage To Be
Director Jessica Dimmock talks about her thought-provoking film exploring transgender identity.
Parking Perks at MFF16!
Do you have the parking-in-Montclair blues? We've got the cure.
THE SEER: Beauty in Rural Life
Director Laura Dunn discusses her engrossing, affective and lyrical documentary.
SILICON COWBOYS: Tech Revolution
One of the great David vs. Goliath stories of the digital age... a revolution that reshaped technology forever.
BETTING ON ZERO: Fraud & Dreams
Local producer Glen Zipper's documentary involves fraud, dreams, uncertainty, deception, hubris, intrigue, and greed.
Meet the #MFF16 Jury!
Meet the distinguished industry professionals on the juries for our Documentary, Narrative, Future/Now and New Jersey competitions.
MFF16: Foreign Language Films
Browse this exciting selection of international gems from all over the world!
NEWTOWN: Pain and Perseverance
Director Kim A. Snyder's emotional interview about her heart-rending, yet inspirational film.
THE ARBALEST: Inventive Comedy
Director Adam Pinney talks candidly about the inspiration for this wildly unique film and the creative process behind it.
SHARON JONES! + Filmmaker Party
MFF16 Closing Night: Award Ceremony, the latest from Oscar® winner Barbara Kopple, and the Filmmaker Party!
PRINCESS SHAW + House Party!
Documentary Centerpiece + MFF16's hottest dance party = a NOLA night to remember!
JOE’S VIOLIN: The Power of Music
An insightful view from the filmmakers on this touching documentary short.
MFF16: LGBTQ Themes
A diverse listing of LGBTQ themed screenings.
SLASH: Modern Teen Angst
Fun details about the making of a film that explores teen angst in modern times.
MFF16: African-American Interest
Unforgettable documentary features and shorts, and poignant dramas.
TRANSPECOS: Border Patrol Noir
Read our insightful and inspiring interview with Director and Screenwriter Greg Kwedar.
FREE IN DEED: Blind Faith
MFF was excited to interview the director of this engrossing and emotional drama.
MFF16: Conversations
Another variety of informative, entertaining and engaging events as part of our signature "Conversations" series.
MFF16: More Special Guests
Join Gilbert Gottfried, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, Thom Powers & guests at #MFF16!
MFF16: New Jersey on Screen
Celebrate New Jersey with our whopping list of films tied to the garden state in one way or another.
MFF16: Music on Screen
Music has a starring role in this exciting and varied selection of screenings.
MFF16: Timely Topic
Not to be missed films that grapple the timely topic of gun control.
MFF16 Family Films: Bring the Kids!
Check out our line-up of classic and new family films!
Audible Lounge is Open
Buy tickets in person and check out the new MFF16 merchandise. Mon. - Sat. 11AM - 5PM. 544 Bloomfield Avenue.
Sensory Friendly Screenings
The MFF and the Montclair Special Education Parent Advisory Council present two free Screenings on Friday, May 7th.
Norman Reedus Conversation Added
In this expansive conversation, The Walking Dead star will share the stories that have shaped his unique career.
MFF16 Box Office
Have questions about the MFF16 Box Office? We've got you covered.
What Does ‘Standby’ Mean?
Nothing is ever 100% sold out at #MFF16. We’re here to explain.
#MFF16 Program Announced!
Line-up includes 150+ films, conversations and events and 100+ special guests.
MFF Announces Key 2016 Films
The MFF is proud to announce our 2016 Opening, Closing, and Centerpiece Films!
Tribute to Richard Curtis
Writer, director, and producer Richard Curtis will receive the MFF's inaugural Filmmaker Tribute during the 5th annual MFF.
Immigration Art Installation
Sign up for this super fun art project for ALL students in grades 9-12. No artistic ability required! Click here to participate.
2016 People’s Choice Awards
Thank you to all who voted for the MFF as their Favorite NJ Film Festival! We are proud and thrilled!
We’re 5! Let’s Celebrate!
Our 5th Birthday Celebration was a blast! Thanks to all who came and supported! Check out some pics here.