Friday, October 21, 2016


ReelAbilities Film Festival

WHEN: Opening Night Double Feature
October 30, 5:00pm
JCC MetroWest, 760 Northfield Ave., West Orange

Shooting Beauty
Tells the story of fashion photographer Courtney Bent whose career takes an unexpected turn when she discovers a hidden world of beauty at a center for people living with significant disabilities.

On Beauty
Photographer Rick Guidotti left the fashion world, along with its restrictive parameters of the industry's standard of beauty, and re-focused his lens on those too often relegated to the shadows.

Rick is joining us for our post screening discussion!

Complimentary photo shoot with Jan Press Photo for ticket holders.
Limited availability--CALL TO RESERVE!

ReelAbilities Film Festival: 2E: Twice Exceptional
WHEN: November 3, 7:00pm

This documentary follows the personal journeys of a group of high school students who have been identified as "twice exceptional." 

ReelAbilities Film Festival

Closing Night--In Partnership with the New Jersey Jewish Film Festival

WHEN: November 5, 7:30pm

A Blind Hero: The Love of Otto Weidt

This docu-drama tells the story of a blind factory owner, Otto Weidt (Yad Vashem Calls him the unsung Schindler). Award-winning journalist and author, Inge Deutschkron, provides her incredible personal account of Weidt's shrewd efforts to save her, her Mother and the rest of his employees from the Nazis. 

The 17th Annual New Jersey Jewish Film Festival

Mark your calendars! The 17th Annual New Jersey Jewish Film Festival will run March 19-April 2, 2017.

Become a Sponsor now ( and enjoy Sponsor perks throughout the year! For more information, contact Carol Berman: / 973-530-3421

The Gaelen Galleries

Gaelen Gallery East

September 11-October 23
Lorraine DeProspo, painting and Ellen Hark, mixed media
Gaelen Juried Show award winners

Arts/Theater Lobby 

September 11-October 23
Cindy Klein, paintings

Steiner Court and Arts Lobby Showcases 

September 11-December 18
Book Arts Roundtable

For more information, contact Lisa Suss: / 973-530-3413

JCC MetroWest School of the Arts

Register NOW--only a few spots left


  • Painting Workshop - Tuesdays, 9:30-11:00am
  • Ceramics Hand Sculpting - FREE TRIAL CLASS AVAILABLE
  • Mondays, 7:00-9:00pm; Wednesdays, 10:00am-12:00pm

Grade School

  • Hip Hop/Acro - Mondays, 4:15pm
  • Creative Clay - Wednesdays, 4:15pm
  • Bollywood Blast! - Wednesdays, 4:15pm

Early Childhood 

  • Fun with Clay - Wednesdays, 12:45pm
  • Creative Clay - Mondays, 2:10pm
  • Environmental Art Explorers - Tuesdays, 2:10pm
  • Ballet/Tap - Tuesdays, 2:10pm