West Orange Classic Film Festival

Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 at 2:00pm

AMC Essex Green Cinema
495 Prospect Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052

The West Orange Film Society hosts the 15th annual West Orange Classic Film Festival.

Held over eight Sundays throughout January and February in the town where Thomas Edison invented movies, the West Orange Classic Film Festival returns for its fifteenth season, once again giving lovers of cinema a chance to experience their favorite films as they were meant to be seen-on the big screen. This year’s festival looks back at highlights of their first decade and a half, with each film followed by a discussion led by a local film scholar/critic. Three of the feature length films to be presented won the Academy Award for Best Picture for the year of their release, and were selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant".

Black Maria Film Festival, with Jane Steuerwald, professor of film at New Jersey City University and Executive Director of the festival.

The Black Maria Film Festival is an international juried competition that has been celebrating and preserving the diversity, invention, and vitality of the short film since 1981. The festival exhibits the work of diverse filmmakers from across the US and around the world. These artists often represent an under-served constituency who might not otherwise have the opportunity for live public exhibition nationwide or abroad.  Several film makers are expected to attend.

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