Thomas Edison Film Festival and Potluck!

On Tuesday June 14, 2022 at 7:00pm, the Thomas Edison Film Festival (TEFF) partners with the HUUB, University of Orange, and the 1st Universalist Church of Essex County to present an outdoor screening of award-winning short films reflecting on issues of social justice and community.

The program will be presented in-person by festival director Jane Steuerwald.  Admission is free to the public.  The evening’s events will kick off outdoors with a potluck supper at 7:00PM and then the film screening at 8:15PM with a Q&A following the films.  A raindate is scheduled for the following week, Tuesday June 21, 2022. The address is 35 Cleveland Street, Orange, NJ 07050.

The featured films include, Guadalupe Maravilla & The Sound of Healing – by Rafael Salazar and Ava Wiland, Brooklyn, NY, US; Timeline – by Osbert Parker, London, UK; “enough”by Caleb Slain, Shoreline, WA, US;  Hello Sunshine – by Joe Quint, Brooklyn, NY, US;  Monkey Business – by Everon Jackson Hooi, Utrecht, Netherlands; Gruf and Me – by Dovi Keich, Tel Aviv, Israel; Kaotic Drumline: Drumming with a Difference – by Aaron Steinberg, Chicago, IL, US; and Dawn – by Timon Birkhofer, Pasadena, CA, US.  

For 41 years, the Thomas Edison Film Festival has been advancing the unique creativity and power of the short form. The Festival is an international juried competition open to all genres and filmmakers across the globe. The Festival’s touring program reaches out to diverse audiences in diverse settings with screenings of cutting-edge, cross-genre films including narrative, experimental, animation, and documentary. 

This program is made possible through the generous support of the Puffin Foundation, NJSCA, and the Edison Innovation Foundation. 

To learn more about the Thomas Edison Film Festival visit, to contact the festival director Jane Steuerwald,, 201-856-6565.

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