Nina Simone’s Life and Legend
Using a collage of found footage, pictures, and sound recordings What Happened Miss Simone is not your traditional autobiography.
The Nation: An Icon of Old Media
Barbara Kopple chronicles The Nation's pursuit of telling news stories from the frontline, unfiltered by financial sponsorship.
Let’s Get Very Semi-Serious
Laughter became a repeated experience for the audience watching this film about New Yorker cartoonists, directed by Leah Wolchok.
Some Kind of Spark Motivates
This doc focuses on five gifted inner city kids who attend The Julliard School of Music’s Advancement Program
Western: Poetic and Intimate
Documentary filmmaking brothers Bill and Turner Ross ventured deep into Texas on a quest to chronicle the true west today.
Nelson on The Black Panthers
Stanley Nelson blends archival footage, interviews, and a period soundtrack to trace the history of the Black Panthers.
Second Mother/Que Horas Ela Voltar?
This film explores the tense dynamic between wealthy employers and the help they hire to manage their lives.
The Truth Behind the Lies
An excellent sojourn into the human mind, (Dis)Honesty - The Truth Behind Lies illustrates that we all lie to some degree.
MFF Presents Narrative Shorts
These short films maintained a good balance of humorous and light, with dark and edgy.
Battsek, Humble and Determined
Award winning documentary producer John Battsek joined MFF for an intimate discussion about his career in the film industry.
7 Chinese Brothers: Dukakis Delights
The screening was a coming home of sorts for Dukakis, who lived in Montclair for many years.
Call Me Lucky: Full of Heart & Soul
Poignant and bittersweet, Call Me Lucky will make you laugh and move you to cry.