The Montclair Film Festival has announced the centerpiece and closing night films for the event’s 11th edition, with the 2022 lineup including a Q&A with Brendan Fraser following a Darren Aronofsky special screening. Whale.
Maria Schrader’s She speaksThe movie is based on the book of the same name about The New York TimesHarvey Weinstein’s landmark exhibit, starring Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan, will serve as this year’s closing night film.
Crime drama by Tobias Lindholm Good nurseBased on the 2013 book by Charles Graeber and starring Eddie Redmayne and Jessica Chastain, will serve as the central film, as will Mark Fletcher’s. Patrick and the whalea marine documentary that follows Patrick Dykstra into the underwater world of whales.
Film A24 Inspectionserves as director Elegance Bratton’s narrative debut and stars Jeremy Pope, Gabrielle Union, Raúl Castillo and Bokeem Woodbine in a story about the US military in the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” era. Breakthrough 2022 movies.
Bratton will receive the festival’s Breakthrough Director and Screenwriter Award, while Good nurseRedmayne’s will be honored with Performance of the Year. She speaksHis Schrader is the recipient of the David Carr Award for Truth in 2022.
The news follows an earlier announcement that the New Jersey-based festival will open with a screening of Rian Johnson’s film on October 21. Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery before a special memorial service for Daniel Craig hosted by Stephen Colbert on October 28.
“We are extremely honored to welcome these artists and their films to the Montclair Film Festival,” Montclair film co-chief 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 way forward, a way for us to come together and celebrate the scope 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 contest films and the Auditory Storyteller series, will be announced on September 30. The 11th annual Montclair Film Festival will take place from September 21. until October 30 in Montclair, New Jersey.