After postponing the original event from March to October, SOMA Film Festival will now screen 8 original programs from this year's' festival virtually for FREE from September 10-13 of this year!

These programs will include, The Locals Only! Shorts, Columbia High School Shorts, Women's Voices, American and International Shorts, Friday Night, Matinee Day, Bird's Eye View, and the Locals Only! Long Shorts Programs. Not included will be the Kids, Throwback Thursday, and Seton Hall Programs

Given a reason for this difficult decision, Matt Smollon, Festival Founder and Director said, “after much deliberation we decided to err on the side of caution and offer these programs for free from the comfort and safety of your own home.” 

Our newsletter delivers the local news that you can trust.

All the programs will be offered for free for 24 hours with a special password provided by the festival. Each program will also include an informative, and entertaining Q & A with a designated filmmaker.

All tickets holders have been refunded their tickets costs, and sponsors were offered a refund on their generous support. 

“Luckily for us many of our sponsors agreed to keep supporting us which allows us to offer this unique cinema experience with fans of indie film, near and far,” stated Smollon. 

To screen these programs for free you have two options. First option is to sign up for the SOMA Film Fest mailing list HERE or follow the festival on Facebook

 

Read More: South Orange Town Hall

Read More: Maplewood Polling Sites for July 7 Primary

Read More: Remembering Those Loved and Lost to COVID-19

Read More: Murphy Stopgap Budget Changes

Read More: Maplewood Joins Clean Energy Challenge

Read More: District to Improve Distance Learning for Fall

Read More: SOMSD Integration: Next Steps
 

TAPinto SOMA is a free online newspaper serving the Townships of Maplewood and South Orange Village with no paywall. 

TAPinto SOMA is accredited by the New Jersey Press Association, and is a locally owned news organization serving the community.

Sign up for our FREE daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.