Friday, March 6, 2015

Black Maria Film Festival to Return to Caldwell

The traveling 34th annual Black Maria Film Festival will come to Downtown Caldwell on Saturday, March 21 at 3:30pm. The festival, which features a variety of documentary films, is named after the Black Maria Studio, which was built in West Orange by Thomas Alva Edison in 1893. The Caldwell showing will be sponsored by the Caldwell Merchants Association, and will take place at Caldwell Flowerland, located at 329 Bloomfield Avenue. Tickets cost $12.00 per person, and can be purchased at Caldwell Flowerland and Lovely Living Interiors, located at 295 Bloomfield Avenue. Tickets can also be ordered by calling (973) 226-7196. After the films, attendees can dine at seven Caldwell eateries and receive a 20% discount by showing their ticket. According to the Caldwell Merchants Association, businesses include Bangkok Kitchen, Calandra’s Italian Village, Caldwell Seafood, Cedar Grill, Cloverleaf Tavern, Jersey Mac’s and Xunta Spanish Tapas. After Caldwell, the festival will travel to Cheltenham, UK.

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