The Montclair Film Festival has announced its centerpiece and closing night films for the event’s 11th edition, the 2022 lineup, including a special screening by Darren Aronofsky followed by a Q&A with Brendan Fraser. the whale.
By Maria Schrader she saidA movie based on the book of the same name The New York TimesThe landmark Harvey Weinstein exposé starring Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan will serve as this year’s closing night movie.
A crime drama by Tobias Lindholm Good nurseBased on the 2013 book by Charles Graeber and starring Eddie Redmayne and Jessica Chastain, Mark Fletcher serves as the focal point of the film. Patrick and the WhaleAn ocean doc that follows Patrick Dykstra into the underwater world of whales.
Figure A24 inspectionIt serves as director Elegance Bratton’s narrative feature debut and stars Jeremy Pope, Gabrielle Union, Raul Castillo and Bokeem Woodbine as the 2022 breakthrough in the story of the US military in the “don’t ask, don’t tell” era. picture
Bratton receives Fest’s Breakthrough Director and Writer Award Good nurseRedmayne will be honored with the Performance of the Year award. she saidSchrader has received the 2022 David Carr Prize for Truth.
The news follows an earlier announcement that the New Jersey-based festival will open on Oct. 21 with a performance by Rian Johnson. Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery Before a special tribute to Daniel Craig hosted by Stephen Colbert on October 28.
“We are incredibly honored to welcome these artists and their films to the Montclair Film Festival,” Montclair Film Co-Head and Artistic Director Tom Hall said in a statement. “This year’s lineup is a reminder of the vitality and urgency of cinema as a path forward, a way for us to come together and celebrate the variety and diversity of the human experience. We can’t wait to share these powerful stories with our community.
The full festival program, including this year’s competing films and Audible Storytellers series, will be announced on September 30. The 11th annual Montclair Film Festival will be held October 21-30 in Montclair, New Jersey.