Newark to host film festival

New Jersey's largest city plans to host an international film festival.

Newark to host film festival

Newark to host film festival (Credit: News 12 New Jersey - File Photo)

NEWARK - New Jersey's largest city plans to host an international film festival.

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka on Tuesday will announce details of the three-day event, which is scheduled to take place in September.

The festival will feature screenings, workshops and the presentation of an award named for a minister who invested celluloid film in Newark in 1887.

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