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I Am Not Your Negro: James Baldwin’s Call to Action is On US

The Oscar-nominated I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO, is a must-see. You can stop reading now and just get to the nearest theater today. I was lucky to be at the Montclair Film Festival and Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence sponsored … Continue reading

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What To See at the 2016 Montclair Film Festival

Film festivals are tricky — there is a wealth of art and intrigue and drama and education and investigation and star power, but there is also a schedule to follow. And unless you have the luxury to take a vacation … Continue reading

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#MFF Must-See: When Two Worlds Collide

Of all the dire issues facing the human race, climate change is surely the one that will reach us all, no matter where we live. Those of us who see climate change through the lens of recycling Poland Spring bottles, … Continue reading

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First Weekend in May Brings Out Suburban Weekend Warriors

No need to leave town when you live in mine. Some weekends are comfortable routine, and some are chock full of tantrum-inducing activities. This weekend was exhausting and most excellent – the perfect combination of both. With the Montclair Film Festival … Continue reading

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My night with Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert: I laughed, I gasped, I had deep thoughts.

When I went to my first concert ever at the Worcester Centrum (Duran Duran, if you must know), it never occurred to me that I might be disappointed by the performance. I was 14, and I had not yet been … Continue reading

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The Montclair Film Festival is Most Definitely Here.

I saw Terence Nance’s An Oversimplification of Her Beauty last night. Gorgeous, thoughtful, sexy, joyful, fun.  I’m kind of glad that I ended up going by myself (no offense, Georgette!) because it’s the kind of film I want to get … Continue reading

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