AFS News

“A Perfect Film for the Moment,” IN BETWEEN Celebrates “Female Power and Solidarity”

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In Palestinian director Maysaloun Hamoud’s feature debut, to be screened by the AFS at LPCA, April 27-28, three Palestinian women sharing an apartment in Tel Aviv try to find a balance between tradition and modern culture   LAKE PLACID, NY— Hailed by The New York Times as “a perfect film for the moment,” “IN BETWEEN” illustrates [...]

“A Perfect Film for the Moment,” IN BETWEEN Celebrates “Female Power and Solidarity”2018-04-27T01:46:56+00:00

Save the Date: Unravel the “Old Hollywood Mud Season Murder Mystery,” May 3rd

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LAKE PLACID, NY — Put on your deerstalker cap and bring out your magnifying glass for finding clues: a murder's taken place at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts (LPCA)—and it's your turn to play detective and help solve the crime. The Adirondack Film Society (AFS) is pleased to announce, as its spring fundraiser, [...]

Save the Date: Unravel the “Old Hollywood Mud Season Murder Mystery,” May 3rd2018-04-27T01:46:56+00:00

A New Feature-Length Documentary by Aaron Woolf, Derek Hallquist and Anoosh Tertzakian to Have Its Adirondack Premiere at the Palace, Fri., Dec. 8th

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“Denial” tackles the complex issues of renewable energy, climate change, transgender identity and the need for corporate and personal transparency. The AFS Screening Series at LPCA resumes Jan. 26-27 with “Wonderstruck.” Randy Pratt (L) and David Hallquist. Photo by Derek Hallquist, courtesy of Mosaic Films Inc. LAKE PLACID, NY — The fall season [...]

A New Feature-Length Documentary by Aaron Woolf, Derek Hallquist and Anoosh Tertzakian to Have Its Adirondack Premiere at the Palace, Fri., Dec. 8th2018-04-27T01:46:56+00:00

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

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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). Cynthia Nixon as Emily Dickinson LAKE PLACID, NY — The [...]

The Season of Deep Journeys Continues with a “Mesmerizing” Portrait of Poet Emily Dickinson2018-04-27T01:46:57+00:00

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

2018-04-27T01:46:57+00:00

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. Charlie Hunnam as Percy Fawcett in [...]

It’s a Season of Deep Journeys for the AFS Screening Series @ LPCA, v4.02018-04-27T01:46:57+00:00

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

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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 [...]

Made in Schroon Lake: Encore Presentations Aug. 12-13 of the Indie Feature Shot Locally, “The Night We Met”2018-04-27T01:46:57+00:00

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

2018-04-27T01:46:57+00:00

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 [...]

Film Society Series Goes “Silent” with Chaplin Comedy Shorts & Live Piano by Master Accompanist Ben Model2018-04-27T01:46:57+00:00

The Secret Word Is: “Synergy”

2018-04-27T01:46:57+00:00

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. [...]

The Secret Word Is: “Synergy”2018-04-27T01:46:57+00:00

We Got MOVIES!

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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 and Chief Jake Edwards, center—with (from left) AFS Operations Mgr. Fred Balzac, Artistic Director Kathleen Carroll and [...]

We Got MOVIES!2018-04-27T01:46:57+00:00

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

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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 [...]

Diversity Emerges as a Major Theme of LP Film Forum ’172018-04-27T01:46:57+00:00