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The Plot Against America

Filmed in Clifton, Cranford, East Orange, Elizabeth, Englewood, Hoboken, Jersey City, Lyndhurst, Maplewood, Newark, Orange, Paterson, Prospect Park, and Union

From creators David Simon and Ed Burns (The Wire) comes The Plot Against America, an alternate American history story of the country’s turn to fascism told through the eyes of a working-class Jewish family in New Jersey, based on the novel by Philip Roth. Starring Zoe Kazan, Morgan Spector, Winona Ryder, and John Turturro, the limited series premieres on March 16th at 9PM on HBO.


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Upcoming Events

  • Strive by director Robert Rippberger starring Danny Glover - Link -

    The 2020 New Jersey International Film Festival which was scheduled to take place between May 29-June 7, 2020 at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, has been moved to September 13 through October 25, 2020 where it will be merged with the Fall 2020 New Jersey Film Festival. Please see website for details

  • Ridgewood Guild International Film Festival - Link -

    The 2020 Highlands Film Fest is accepting submissions for their horror film festival. The festival runs from October 9-10 in Highlands , NJ.

  • Ridgewood Guild International Film Festival - Link -

    The festival is accepting film submissions via Film Freeway

  • NJ Web Fest - Link -

  • Asbury Park Music and Film Festival - Link -

  • Premiere Residences - Link -

  • Black Maria Film and Video Festival - Link -


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Last Updated: 01/31/20

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