2024 New Jersey International Film Festival

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    2024 New Jersey International Film Festival

    Dive into the Cinematic World: The 29th Annual New Jersey International Film Festival

    Prepare to embark on a captivating journey into the world of cinema as the 29th Annual New Jersey International Film Festival (NJIFF) returns with a thrilling lineup of films and events. Taking place on the Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays between May 31 and June 9, 2024, this year's festival promises to be an unforgettable celebration of cinematic excellence.

    In response to the ever-evolving landscape of film festivals, the NJIFF will be embracing a hybrid format, offering both online and in-person screenings for audiences to enjoy. With the convenience of virtual screenings accessible via Video on Demand for 24 hours on their show date, film enthusiasts can indulge in the festival experience from the comfort of their own homes. Additionally, in-person screenings will be held at Rutgers University's Voorhees Hall #105, located at 71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick, NJ, with showtimes at 5 PM or 7 PM on their respective dates.

    Tickets for the NJIFF are designed to offer flexibility and accessibility for attendees. Each General Admission Ticket, priced at $15 per program, grants access to both virtual and in-person screenings. For those eager to fully immerse themselves in the festival experience, the Festival All Access Pass, available for $100, provides entry to all screenings and events throughout the duration of the festival. Students can also take advantage of discounted pricing with the In-Person Only Student Ticket, priced at $10 per program.

    From captivating narratives to thought-provoking documentaries and groundbreaking experimental works, the NJIFF's lineup promises to showcase the best in contemporary cinema from around the world. With a diverse selection of films spanning various genres and styles, there's something for every cinephile to enjoy.

    As audiences gather to celebrate the art of filmmaking, the NJIFF offers a unique opportunity to engage with filmmakers, participate in Q&A sessions, and explore the creative process behind the films. Whether attending virtually or in-person, attendees can expect an enriching and immersive festival experience that celebrates the power of storytelling and the magic of cinema.

    So mark your calendars and join us for the 29th Annual New Jersey International Film Festival, where cinematic adventures await. Whether you're tuning in from home or joining us in person at Rutgers University, get ready to be inspired, entertained, and transported by the incredible lineup of films awaiting you at this year's festival.

    Welcome to the 2024 New Jersey International Film Festival!

    Our 29th Annual Festival competition will be taking place the Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays between May 31-June 9, 2024. The Festival will be a hybrid one as we will be presenting it online as well as doing in-person screenings at Rutgers University. All the films will be available virtually via Video on Demand for 24 hours on their show date. VOD start times are 12 Midnight Eastern USA. Each General Admission Ticket or Festival Pass purchased is good for both the virtual and the in-person screenings. The in-person screenings will be held in Voorhees Hall #105/Rutgers University, 71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick, NJ beginning at 5PM or 7PM on their show date. Note: The Screenings on June 1 will be in Milledoler Hall #100/Rutgers University, 520 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ. All times are Eastern USA. Plus, we are very proud to announce that acclaimed singer-songwriter Marissa Nadler will be in concert on Saturday, June 15 at 7PM. 

    General Admission Ticket: $15=Per Program; Festival All Access Pass=$120;

    In-Person Show Student Tickets=$10 Per Program.

    General Admission Marissa Nadler Concert Ticket=$25.

    To buy tickets go here: https://watch.eventive.org/2024newjerseyinternationalfilmfestival


    New Jersey International Film Festival

    Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center

    Rutgers University Program in Cinema Studies

    4170 Academic Building, 15 Seminary Place

    New Brunswick, New Jersey, 08901-8525 U.S.A.

    Phone: (908) 239-3481

    Email: NJMAC12@gmail.com, NJMAC@aol.com

    Web Site: http://njfilmfest.com/

    All the works that we are screening are part of the 2024 New Jersey International Film Festival Competition and were selected by a panel of judges including media professionals, journalists, students, and academics. These judges selected the 35 finalists which will be publicly screened at our Festival. The finalists were selected from over 702 works submitted by filmmakers from around the world. In addition, the judges will choose the prize winners in conjunction with the Festival Director. Prize winners will be announced after the screenings on June 9 via our social media sites.

    The 2024 New Jersey International Film Festival is curated by Albert Gabriel Nigrin.

    Live Screenings Info, Location, Directions and Parking:

    Voorhees Hall #105/Rutgers University, 71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick, NJ = Take the NJ Turnpike to Exit 9 and then take Route 18N (New Brunswick direction) and go for 2 1/2 miles to the College Avenue Campus/George Street exit (immediately after the Route 27S exit). Make a left at the light at the end of the exit ramp onto George Street, then go to the next light and make a right onto Hamilton Street. Voorhees Hall is adjacent to the Zimmerli Art Museum at 71 Hamilton Street. New Jersey Film Festival patrons can park in Rutgers Lots #1 (next to Kirkpatrick Chapel) and #16 (next to Murray and Milledoler Halls).

    A map and directions can also be accessed online here:


    Note: Parking in the lots listed above are only for visitors to the University.

    Faculty, staff, and students must park only in the lots they are authorized to park in.

    Visitor vehicles must be registered prior to parking at the link below: https://rudots.nupark.com/v2/portal/eventregister/e24303cb-0c05-4aac-a836-965cfc1e0302#/events/registration/


    The New Jersey International Film Festival is funded and/or sponsored in part by The Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center; The Rutgers University Program in Cinema Studies/School of Arts and Sciences; Middlesex County, a partner of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts - Funding has been provided by the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners through a grant award from the Middlesex County Cultural and Arts Trust Fund; Grant funding has also been provided by the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners. This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts; The Rutgers Office of Disability Services; The Rutgers University Office of Summer and Winter Sessions; OVID/Icarus Films; Pro 8mm; The Rutgers University American Studies Department; Rutgers University Writer's House; Rutgers University School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program; The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers; WRSU; New Jersey Stage; The Asbury Park Press; New Brunswick City Center; The Rutgers University SEBS Honors Program; ArtPride New Jersey; Steven C. Schechter, Esq.; Share and Harris.


    Executive Director/Curator: Albert Gabriel Nigrin

    House Managers: Jesse Einhorn, Yazmin Omana

    Volunteers/Interns: Diego Arellano, Jackie Chafart, Catalina Chapman, Alyssa Chierchia, Vic Fern, Mo Foster, Alexia Fraser, Morgan Kalmbach, Anita La Belle, Andrew Leary, Anthony Lee, Anran Li, Sarah Lopez, Yazan Mohammad, Patrick Osborne, Olivia Raben, Kevin Reardon, Evelyn Reese, Jordan Sickafoose, Emily Sparks, Natalie Tango, Sarah Ventola

    Advisors: Bob Brodsky, Victoria Connor, Matthew Maginley, Dr. Susan Martin-Marquez, Dr. Daniel Nigrin, Prajesh Patel, Dr. Meheli Sen, and Toni Treadway

    Board of Trustees: Dr. Irene Fizer, Bill Harris, Albert Gabriel Nigrin, and Steven C. Schechter, Esq.

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