The Newark Museum of Art is partnering with the Newark International Film Festival to host several screenings, panels, workshops, and parties, cementing the Museum’s reputation as a destination for independent cinema in Newark.

Events hosted at the Museum include:

Wednesday, June 21

  • Screening Workshop + Q&A: Inside the Black Box with Joe Morton and Tracey Moore
  • Opening Night Film + Panel

Thursday, June 22

  • Documentary: Legacy Lives On + Panel, presented by Prudential

Friday, June 23

  • Actor Workshop with Tobias Truvillion
  • Film Screenings
  • Filmmaking and Distribution Panel with Nate Parker

Sunday June 25

  • Award Ceremony and Closing Party

Festival Passes are available for purchase. Attendees of the Newark International Film Festival receive complementary access to Art After Dark: Vibes After Dark, the Museum late night event on Thursday June 22 at the Museum, in partnership with Vibes After Dark.

Visit The Newark International Film Festival for a full festival schedule.

The NIFF is part of the North To Shore Festival.

Location: Billy Johnson Auditorium & Engelhard Court

About the Newark International Film Festival 

The Newark International Film Festival is a five-day event that showcases the innovation and breadth of the film industry. Newarkiff maximizes exposure for independent films, screenplays, series, and more by drawing in entertainment leaders of the industry. The event includes screenings, workshops, exhibitions, open call auditions, panels, pitch opportunities, competitions, after-parties, concerts, and more.

The staple award for the festival is the Hannibal Goodwin Award for Innovation in Filmmaking. The award pays homage to Hannibal Goodwin, the Episcopal priest who invented celluloid film 1887 in Newark, as well as up-and-coming filmmakers breaking through barriers.