Published: Montclair Film Festival

Published Montclair Film Festival photos and articles: Hollywood Reporter: Photograph of Richard Gere speaking with Stephen Colbert. Colbert’s site: Photographs of Mavis Staples speaking with Stephen Colbert NorthJersey.com via The Montclair Times: Click here for more photos and information on the Montclair Film Festival.

Fuller, Green and Yo La Tengo

Written by Kimberly Cecchini (Text reposted from the Montclair Film Festival site: Sunday, May 10) Thursday night’s headline for the Montclair Film Festival was a film event that fit its subject; it was larger than life and totally outside of the box. The live documentary screened at the Wellmont Theatre was a tribute to R.Continue reading “Fuller, Green and Yo La Tengo”

Colbert Thanks Mavis For Being

Text and Photos by Kimberly Cecchini  @tonightatdawn  Facebook (Reposted from the Montclair Film Festival site: Sunday, May 10) Mavis Staples often starts out a performance with a whisper to bandmate Rick Holstrom, “I don’t have much tonight.” But a few songs later she’ll turn around to him and exclaim, “I got it back!” Staples didn’t need to get itContinue reading “Colbert Thanks Mavis For Being”

MFF Behind the Screen: The “Stevphens”! & Notes on Show Biz

Colbert/Carell Photos by Neil Grabowsky (Check out his site: The Jersey Nerds) Text and Behind the Scene Photos by K. Cecchini Anticipation for the 2015 season for the Montclair Film Festival started building this weekend with the Stevphens! -Colbert & Carell – and the Behind the Screen: Media Careers 101 seminars. To add to the excitement,Continue reading “MFF Behind the Screen: The “Stevphens”! & Notes on Show Biz”

Film Folks in Conversation at the Montclair Film Festival-2014

See more information about the Montclair Film Festival and all its great events at the Montclair Film Festival. Photography by Kimberly Cecchini (Tonight at Dawn); click here to read articles on MFF by K. Cecchini.  To view more photos by Cecchini or the other talented photographers on the MFF14 team visit the MontclairFilmFest Flickr.

What Kevin Smith is Thinking, Really

See more information about the Montclair Film Festival and all its great events at the Montclair Film Festival page. View more photos at the MontclairFilmFest Flickr page:  https://www.flickr.com/photos/montclairfilmfest/ Article and Photos Below by Tonight at Dawn (Kimberly Cecchini); What is Kevin Smith Thinking?  conversation at MFF14. So what is Kevin Smith thinking? This Jersey boy is happy to tell you.Continue reading “What Kevin Smith is Thinking, Really”

E-Team: Activists for Humanity

See more information about the Montclair Film Festival and all its great events at the Montclair Film Festival page. View more photos at the MontclairFilmFest Flickr page:  https://www.flickr.com/photos/montclairfilmfest/ Article and Photos Below by Tonight at Dawn (Kimberly Cecchini); E-Team was screened on May 3 at MFF14. The crisis arm of the Human Rights Watch is a small subset ofContinue reading “E-Team: Activists for Humanity”

Advanced Style: In Living Color

See more information about the Montclair Film Festival and all its great events at the Montclair Film Festival page. View more photos at the MontclairFilmFest Flickr page:  https://www.flickr.com/photos/montclairfilmfest/ Article and Photos Below by Tonight at Dawn (Kimberly Cecchini) Advanced Style was screened on May 3 at MFF14 Spiky pink hair, fiery orange curls and oversized silver cuffs.Continue reading “Advanced Style: In Living Color”

Bringing the Oscar Home

Text & Photos by Kmberly Cecchini The Montclair Film Festival just held its annual Pre-Oscar Party on Saturday and it was  not just a nod to the industry because the industry is now taking note of Montclair; three of the festival’s films were nominated for an Oscar and one laid claim to the prize.  TheContinue reading “Bringing the Oscar Home”