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Strong female leads in films are enlightening to watch

With the recent passing of Mother’s day, we are reminder of the importance of promoting respect, appreciation and love towards women and having strong female role models and guides in our lives and in the media. more »

May 14, 2015 4:48 PM , Gen's Delights

Peter and the Wolf: Combining music and film into a magical holiday tale!

The Appassionata orchestra performed the celebrated music of Sergei Prokofiev while Englishwoman Suzie Templeton’s sublime 34 minute narration-free animated film Peter and the Wolf,played simultaneously in the background. more »

Dec 30, 2013 12:55 AM Gen's Delights

What is the shared experience in a digital age?

What is the "shared experience" of watching movies? How do we keep small theaters relevant in an age of Netflix, wireless devices, and powerful Hollywood forces? Are we heading into a future with less cinematic diversity? more »

May 23, 2013 3:17 PM Arts & Culture

The 2013 Lake Placid Film Forum, June 13-16, will focus on the role of independent theatres in a world of Netflix and wireless devices. The Forum will showcase the opening of a brand new, digitally converted screen at the Palace Theatre. more »

"We are always at the beginning of infinity."

It's happening. As filmmaker Steven Soderberg says, "We are always at the beginning of infinity." Change is constant, and no one knows it better than the creative types that make up our region. more »

Sep 21, 2012 5:23 PM