Montclair Film to present drive-in films in West Orange

West Orange drive-in

“The Lego Movie” will be shown in West Orange, July 24.

Montclair Film, which presented drive-in movies at Montclair State University in June, will try out another venue, the Archery Field at South Mountain Reservation in West Orange (across from McLoone’s Boathouse), July 24-26.

The films will be “The Lego Movie,” July 24; the family classic “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,” July 25; and “The Fight,” a documentary about four civil liberties cases, July 26 (see trailer below).

The films will begin around 8:15 p.m. The site will open at 7 p.m. and it is recommended that everyone arrive by 8 p.m. Audio will be available via FM radio and the app.

Montclair Film, best known for producing the annual Montclair Film Festival (which was scheduled for May 1-10 this year, before being canceled), is presenting the three films in conjunction with the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs.

Tickets are $30 per car ($25 for Montclair Film members). For information, visit

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