New Jersey Film Festival

Sunday, Oct 4, 2020

Online
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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The Fall 2020 New Jersey Film Festival was scheduled to take place at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey but because of COVID19 the University will not be having any public events on campus this Fall so the Festival will have to be a virtual one. It will still take place between September 13-October 25, 2020. We will be using Eventive as our Festival Provider. They have an excellent reputation and have done a masterful job of streaming films for many years.

Welcome to the Fall 2020 New Jersey Film Festival! All these films will be available VOD (Video On Demand) for 24 hours on their show date. There will also be special Filmmaker Introductions and Q+A Sessions available for many of the films.

Short Documentary Films Program

Winfred Rembert, the only living survivor of a lynching, a Star Wars fanatic and leather artist, develops a friendship with Doctor Shirley Jackson Whitaker who is on a mission to memorialize the forgotten 4,000 African Americans lynched during the Jim Crow era. Together, their journeys of healing intertwine.

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