October 26, 2018

Green Summit NJ is the volunteer green team working with the city and its residents to promote a more sustainable Summit. GS works to promote lifestyle changes that can make an impact on our individual footprints: composting, gardening, water conservation, recycling, r...

May 26, 2018

May 22, 2018, Summit, NJ - Teenagers of the 1980s fell in love with the New Wave

revolution, but no infatuation was quite as strong as that between The Smiths and
their fanbase. With a striking dichotomy between lyrics and melody, their musical realization transcended p...

February 14, 2018

By Samantha Kubek 

I had the opportunity to speak about my work on behalf of female veterans after the two screenings of the documentary Served Like A Girl.  Last January, I established the nation's first legal clinics for women veterans at the Bronx and Manhattan VA ho...

January 23, 2018

            In comparison with stories of genocide inflicted by the Holocaust, refugee narratives are few and far between. Consequently, they’re often overlooked in the context of Holocaust studies, despite the obvious necessity to share them with the public, accountin...

October 6, 2017

Within our doctrine of an ideal America lies an eternal paradox, being that one diminishes their quality of life by pursuing it so unremittingly. In equating happiness with success, as the quintessential American by definition does, we lose perspective, neglecting our...

September 5, 2017

Often when we reflect upon the tragedy of 9/11 as a country, we are told of its course of events, the terrorism that drove them, and the immediate consequences.  However, this generic synopsis tends to exclude the families who were intimately affected.  Fortunately, we...

August 25, 2017

Recently at the Summit film society, we had the pleasure of interviewing Serena Dykman, a precocious 24-year-old filmmaker. With her, we discussed her latest filming endeavor: a Holocaust documentary entitled NANA.  Nana honors the legacy of Maryla Michalowski-Dyamant,...

March 28, 2017

The Film Society of Summit announces the first area screening of Romeo Is Bleeding, a documentary about youth in a violence-afflicted area who mount an urban adaption of Romeo and Juliet as a way to create positive change in their community through self-expression. 


In "The Hanji Box," an American woman seeks to repair her relationship with the child she adopted from Korea almost 20 years earlier. She sees her daughter as American as she is. Why does the girl seem to need more? 

The mother's efforts to understand her daug...

Thank you, Film Society of Summit, for hosting a 3-part film series on gun violence awareness and prevention.  No longer a third rail issue in the election or in American culture, we frequently hear about “gun sense” - the desperate need for common sense gun regulatio...

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