Upcoming Events

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

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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 [...]

“A Man Called Ove” (4/28-29) Leads Into LP Film Forum, 6/7-112018-04-27T01:46:57+00:00

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

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

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 Jane Austen movie we’ve all been waiting for!2018-04-27T01:46:57+00:00

The ‘Marvelous’ Mr. Mortensen Is “Captain Fantastic”

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

The AFS Screening Series at LPCA continues Fri. & Sat., Nov. 4-5, at 7 pm with Captain Fantastic, a poignant comedy-drama starring Viggo Mortensen ("The Lord of the Rings") as an unconventional father whose family is torn from its off-the-grid paradise in the Pacific Northwest and forced to enter the "real world." Ben Cash (Mortensen), his [...]

The ‘Marvelous’ Mr. Mortensen Is “Captain Fantastic”2018-04-27T01:46:57+00:00

From Carlos Danger to Captain Fantastic

2018-04-27T01:46:58+00:00

The AFS Screening Series at LPCA continues Fri. & Sat., Oct. 21-22, at 7 pm with Weiner, hailed as "the best documentary ever made about a political campaign," and Nov. 4-5 with Captain Fantastic, a drama starring Viggo Mortensen about family caught between its off-the-grid paradise in the Pacific Northwest and the "real world." Just in time [...]

From Carlos Danger to Captain Fantastic2018-04-27T01:46:58+00:00

It’s a Hot Dog of a Season!

2016-09-08T14:05:29+00:00

LAKE PLACID, NY—The Adirondack Film Society (AFS) Screening Series at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts (LPCA) returns for its third season with three diverse, compelling independent films. First up, on Friday and Saturday, September 9-10, at 7 pm, is “Wiener-Dog,” a quirky comedy drama written and directed by Todd Solondz (“Welcome to the [...]

It’s a Hot Dog of a Season!2016-09-08T14:05:29+00:00