Prepare For New Jersey’s Newest, Premier Film Festival

This December 16th-18th at the Two River Theater in Red Bank, NJ, delve into the world of independent cinema at New Jersey’s newest Premier Film Festival! With over 14 hours of film, Monmouth Film Festival will feature independent films, narrative, documentary, and student – short and feature length – from all over the state, country and across the globe. Featured films include documentaries “Swim Team” (2016) and “Jackson” (2016), narrative drama, “Colby” (2016), comedy “The Rainbow Kid” (2015), and horror/thriller, “Shortwave” (2016).

The festival is proud to hold its inaugural event at the Two River Theater in Red Bank. The Two River Theater is the epicenter of the Arts, providing Plays and Educational Programs for audiences of NJ, United States and beyond. It has been designated as a major impact organization with the support of not only the National Endowment of the Arts but local support from celebrities Jon Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen. The main Rechnitz Theater seats 350 patrons, centered around a thrust stage; built so as the furthest seats are no more than 36 feet from the stage.

Other festival events include our industry networking event (Friday, Dec 16th) where our partnered companies such as Backstage and iPitchtv will be represented by industry members including casting directors, agents and more! Also attend our Industry Film Panel (Saturday, Dec 17th), and awards ceremony (Sunday, Dec 18th). Join us at the Two River Theater in Red Bank, NJ. Tickets are on sale now!

For General admission, tickets range from $12 to $15 depending on whether or not one is eligible for senior/small child or military discount. As for specific events, our networking event starts at $5 per person and our industry panel is $10 a person. All access VIP and Day passes are also available so the more you watch, the more you save!

For our complete film schedule and tickets, visit:
Complete information regarding volunteer opportunities, as well as information for potential donors and sponsors is available at . General questions may be directed to or by calling 732-344-0946 . For up to date information, the festival can be found on Facebook at

Schedule Of Events

Friday, December 16th – The MFF Filmmaker Networking Event where Accepted Filmmakers and Local Artists are
given the opportunity to meet, chat and/or discuss with Press, Interviewers and Industry associates and members.

Saturday, December 17th – A full screening day awaits with an Industry Panel full of special guests to provide
insight, feedback, and helpful tips.

Sunday, December 18th – Film screenings and our inaugural awards event, leading to an after party in Red Bank.