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The Season of Deep Journeys Continues with a “Mesmerizing” Portrait of Poet Emily Dickinson

The Adirondack Film Society’s Fall 2017 season continues at LPCA with “A Quiet Passion” (Oct. 20-21) and “Cézanne et Moi” (Nov. 15 & 17), followed by a special screening at the Palace Theatre of Aaron Woolf’s compelling new documentary “Denial” (Fri., Dec. 8).

LAKE PLACID, NY — The next installment of the Adirondack Film Society (AFS) […]

It’s a Season of Deep Journeys for the AFS Screening Series @ LPCA, v4.0

The Film Society’s Fall 2017 season is set with “The Lost City of Z” (Sep. 28 & 30)—an epic journey
into the jungles of South America—and “A Quiet Passion” (Oct. 20-21) and “Cézanne et Moi” (Nov. 15 & 17)—two transcendent journeys into the souls of three artistic geniuses.

LAKE PLACID, NY — Real-life historical figures from the […]

It’s a Season of Deep Journeys for the AFS Screening Series @ LPCA, v4.0

The Film Society’s Fall 2017 season is set with “The Lost City of Z” (Sep. 28 & 30)—an epic journey
into the jungles of South America—and “A Quiet Passion” (Oct. 20-21) and “Cézanne et Moi” (Nov. 15 & 17)—two transcendent journeys into the souls of three artistic geniuses.

LAKE PLACID, NY — Real-life historical figures from the […]

Made in Schroon Lake: Encore Presentations Aug. 12-13 of the Indie Feature Shot Locally, “The Night We Met”

It’s summertime and the screenings are “Easy” at the Strand with encore shows Aug. 12-13 of the crowd-pleasing indie feature shot locally, “The Night We Met.”

SCHROON LAKE, NY—On back-to-back evenings this past August, an independent feature shot in this stunningly beautiful resort town—about the kind of unforgettable night shared by two young lovers that we’ve […]

Film Society Series Goes “Silent” with Chaplin Comedy Shorts & Live Piano by Master Accompanist Ben Model

It’s summertime and the screenings are “Easy” at the Strand in Schroon Lake with the return on July 23 of special AFS programming, v2.0.

SCHROON LAKE, NY—As the initial headliner for its second year of special summertime programming at the Strand Theatre, the Adirondack Film Society (AFS) is pleased to announce that Ben Model—silent film accompanist […]

The Secret Word Is: “Synergy”

The Adirondack Film Society’s Cuban “Connection”—author and film historian Jeremy Arnold—and the story of how, working closely together, they were able to obtain, from Cuba, the new movie Esteban and the appearance in Lake Placid of its director & co-producer, serve as the perfect illustration of the many vital collaborations undergirding this year’s Lake Placid Film Forum.

Lake […]

We Got MOVIES!

Version 16.0 of the Annual Lake Placid Film Forum Is Overflowing with Movies for Film Lovers and Films for Movie Buffs

Screening of “The Good Mind” at LPFF ‘16 with the film’s director and a key participant—Gwendolen Cates (director of LPFF’17 selection “We Are Unarmed,” Sat., 6/10, 12 noon, LPCA) and Chief Jake Edwards, center—with (from left) […]

Diversity Emerges as a Major Theme of LP Film Forum ’17

Version 16.0 of the Region’s Premier Film-Related Event Features Screenings on Radical Black Writer James Baldwin, Poetess Laureate Emily Dickinson and the Poetry of Paterson, NJ; the Native American Standoff at Standing Rock; Intra-racial Job Discrimination and the ‘Crime’ of Interracial Marriage; the Intersection of Irish Heritage & Surfing; the Risks of Denying Transgender Identity […]

“A Man Called Ove” (4/28-29) Leads Into LP Film Forum, 6/7-11

The Adirondack Film Society (AFS) Screening Series at LPCA, Version 3.0, concludes with this heartwarming, yet hugely funny comedy-drama from Sweden—yes, Sweden!—which was nominated this year for the Best Foreign-Language Film Oscar. Like so many great international films, “A MAN CALLED OVE” is a highly visual feast that translates so well to American screens—it’s main […]

The Jane Austen movie we’ve all been waiting for!

The AFS Screening Series at LPCA 3.0 continues Fri. & Sat., Jan. 20-21, at 7 pm with Love & Friendship, writer-director Whit Stillman’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s early comic gem, the novella Lady Susan. “Howlingly funny…” raved the New York Times.

Tickets are $7, available in advance and at the door. For reservations and more information, please call the […]