SPECIAL EVENTS FOR THE 2017 ADIRONDACK FILM FESTIVAL
Special FREE Kick-Off Event featuring a screening of Miracle and a meet-and-greet with the Adirondack Thunder
Join us Thursday, October 19 at the Cool Insuring Arena (FKA Glens Falls Civic Center) for a family fun event!
No pass necessary for admission.
5pm : Doors Open
5:15-5:45pm : Youth Hockey Exhibition Game
5:45-6:15pm : Meet-and-greet/signing event/photo op with players from the Adirondack Thunder and their new coach, Brad Tapper!
6:15-6:30pm : Q&A with Thunder coach, Brad Tapper, moderated by Thunder announcer, Evan Divnick
6:30-8:45pm : Watch MIRACLE on the jumbotron, lowered to the perfect movie-watching height!
Anniversary Screening of The Princess Bride
Friday, October 20 at 7:30pm
The beloved classic turns 30 this year! Celebrate true love with a special screening at The Wood Theatre. After, stay for a Q&A with special guest Chris Sarandon (Prince Humperdinck)!
Guests 21+ will enjoy a complimentary glass of wine (free from iocane powder!) from our official wine sponsor Adirondack Winery!
Christopher Sarandon is an American actor who is known best for playing Prince Humperdinck in the movie The Princess Bride, the criminal Sinclair in the movie Reaper, the vampire Jerry Dandrige in Fright Night and Detective Mike Norris in the first entry of the Child’s Play series, and for providing the voice of Jack Skellington in The Nightmare Before Christmas. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as Leon Shermer in Dog Day Afternoon.
Loving Vincent at The hyde
- 125 painting animators worked on LOVING VINCENT to create 65,000 frames of the film on canvas.
- 5000 artists applied to work on LOVING VINCENT. Selected painting animators had to successfully complete a 180 hour training program to then start work.
- 12 frames of individual oil paintings make up each second of LOVING VINCENT, with 65,000 paintings forming the entire film.
- The opening shot of the film, descending through Van Gogh’s The Starry Night, contains over 600 paintings and took three painters a combined total of 14 months to paint.
Cat adoption with kedi
Saturday, October 21 at The Wood Theatre Cabaret Space
Come find your new best friend! Local shelters will be on hand with many loving cats looking for their “furever” home.
evolution of movie projection exhibit
October 20 – 21
Exhibition selections from the collection of Russell Serrianne highlight the evolution of movie projection with 19th century pre-cinema Magic Lantern projectors, a turn of the century hand crank 35mm Cameragraph , Edison Home Kinetoscope, early Pathe and an Uncle Sam phonograph projectors. Also featured are mid 19th century hand-painted moving slides (animation), broadsides and prints, and an interactive five foot diameter stainless steel Zoetrope.
On display at the Charles R. Wood Theatre inner lobby!
October 20 – 21
Visit the Charles R. Wood Theater to see amazing works of art inspired by our line-up of films and created by local artists. All pieces are for sale and all proceeds go directly to the artists!