Hoboken Film Festival underway in Middletown

Organizers expect somewhere between 15,000 and 20,000 people to attend the festival. (5/30/14)

MIDDLETOWN - The Hoboken Film Festival is underway in Middletown.

The festival moved to Middletown last year after a New Jersey theater was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Festival Chairman Kenneth Del Vecchio says he had just finished shooting a film in the Paramount Theater when he fell in love with the town.

Del Vecchio's film "Rock Story," which will premiere at the festival, was also shot in Orange County.

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Organizers expect somewhere between 15,000 and 20,000 people to attend the festival, which runs through June 5.

Restaurants in the city are hoping they will also have a chance to shine and show off the cuisine the city has to offer.

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