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Diverse, Cutting-Edge Films Define Lake Placid Film Festival ’18

2018-09-14T16:50:05+00:00

First Batch of Film Selections Includes “Picks Fit for Film Buffs, Cineastes and People Who Just Love Movies,” According to Festival Organizers LAKE PLACID, NY — A “Godfather”-like saga about the impact of the Colombian drug trade on one indigenous, desert-dwelling family that is Colombia’s nominee for the foreign-language film Oscar, a French animated film [...]

Diverse, Cutting-Edge Films Define Lake Placid Film Festival ’182018-09-14T16:50:05+00:00

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

2018-04-27T01:46:56+00:00

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

AFS Screening Series at LPCA presents Best Picture nominee “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

2018-04-27T01:46:56+00:00

THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI is a darkly comedic drama from highly regarded Irish playwright Martin McDonagh (“The Cripple of Inishmaan,” “A Behanding in Spokane”), who—as with this movie—wrote and directed the critically acclaimed films “Seven Psychopaths,” “In Bruges” and the Oscar-winning (for Best Short Film, Live Action) “Six Shooter.” After months have passed without a [...]

AFS Screening Series at LPCA presents Best Picture nominee “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”2018-04-27T01:46:56+00:00

Film Society co-sponsors COCO as part of the Adirondack Global Arts Festival, March 9

2018-02-26T05:39:59+00:00

This presentation of the beloved Pixar film is co-sponsored by the Adirondack Global Arts Festival, the Adirondack Film Society and John Brown Lives! with funding support from the Adirondack Foreign Language Enhancement Fund at the Adirondack Foundation. In addition to the film, which starts at 7 p.m., this program includes: • 6 p.m.: Free pre-screening [...]

Film Society co-sponsors COCO as part of the Adirondack Global Arts Festival, March 92018-02-26T05:39:59+00:00

The first fully oil-painted feature film, LOVING VINCENT, to be screened Feb. 16-17

2018-02-26T04:51:05+00:00

“We cannot speak other than by our paintings”—Written by Vincent van Gogh in a letter the week before his death This film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil painting hand-painted by 125 professional oil-painters who [...]

The first fully oil-painted feature film, LOVING VINCENT, to be screened Feb. 16-172018-02-26T04:51:05+00:00

WONDERSTRUCK: “a lovely ode to imagination” from the director of “Carol”

2018-04-27T01:46:56+00:00

Based on the novel of the same name by Brian Selznick, who wrote the film's screenplay, this mystery-drama tells the story of two deaf children from eras 50 year apart who set out on quests that unfold with mesmerizing symmetry. LAKE PLACID, NY—Directed by Todd Haynes, whose previous films include the highly acclaimed “Carol,” this [...]

WONDERSTRUCK: “a lovely ode to imagination” from the director of “Carol”2018-04-27T01:46:56+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

2018-04-27T01:46:56+00:00

“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

Painter vs. Writer: Who Was the Greater Genius?

2018-04-27T01:46:56+00:00

The 2017-18 Adirondack Film Society Screening Series at LPCA continues with “Cézanne et Moi” (Nov. 15 & 17), followed by a special screening at the Palace Theatre of Aaron Woolf’s timely and compelling new documentary “Denial” (Fri., Dec. 8). LAKE PLACID, NY — First, it led you to travel up the Amazon with British explorer [...]

Painter vs. Writer: Who Was the Greater Genius?2018-04-27T01:46:56+00:00

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

2018-04-27T01:46:56+00:00

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 The next installment of the [...]

The Season of Deep Journeys Continues with a “Mesmerizing” Portrait of Poet Emily Dickinson2018-04-27T01:46:56+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