Our mission is to cultivate, inspire and support the arts within our community.




The West Orange Film Society hosts the 13th annual West Orange Classic Film Festival
commences on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 2pm 
at the AMC Theatre at Essex Green in West Orange. 
January 7    Rosemary's Baby
January 14  The Great Dictator
January 21  Shadow of a Doubt
January 28   Laurel & Hardy Double Feature
         The Music Box & Way Out West
February 4   Love and Anarchy
February 11 Black Maria Film Festival
February 18 Do the Right Thing
February 25 Shane

All films at the AMC Essex Green Sundays at 2 PM
Tickets on sale soon
Throughout the year the West Orange Public Library and the West orange Arts Center presents art films with discussions by Janet Mandel and Academy Award nominee and award winning documentary producer Ken Mandel. 

Ken & Janet Mandel

The Black Maria Film Festival

The Black Maria Film Festival seeks diverse, expressive, and passionate short films and videos by independent makers. The festival is named after Thomas Edison's motion picture studio, and is known for its support of spirited, cutting edge, and otherwise singular films

West Orange Classic Film Festival 

Past Events:
January 15 The Lady Vanishes (1938) Alfred Hitchcock (Introduction by film critic Stephen Whitty, author of “The Alfred Hitchcock Encyclopedia”)

January 22 Network (1976) Sidney Lumet

January 29 The Manchurian Candidate (1962) John Frankenheimer

February 5 Hold That Ghost (1941) Arthur Lubin      

February 19  Black Maria Film Festival

February 26 Gilda (1946) Charles Vidor

March 5 High Noon (1952) Fred Zinnemann

March 12   Ran (1985) Akiro Kurosawa

WOAC Members receive a 25% discount on tickets-must purchase at theatre box office and show membership card

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