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Movie makers, film buffs gather in Lake Placid

The 12th annual Lake Placid Film Festival opens Wednesday, with new stars, new movies and a panel discussion on the future of small town theaters. This year's festival will feature screenings of films from local, national and International filmmakers, special guests and events such as the North Country Shorts and the return of the 24 hour student film-making competition, "Sleepless in Lake Placid."

Todd Moe spoke with Tim Brearton, the festival's project specialist. He's helped out since the inaugural forum in 2000. He calls it an event that brings people together, supports local artists and allows film students from area colleges to learn about the rigors of the film industry.  Go to full article
Steve Buscemi in "Interview"
Steve Buscemi in "Interview"

Film Forum returns, starring Steve Buscemi

The Lake Placid Film Forum returned over the weekend. The event drew student film-makers and cinema-buffs from northern New York and Vermont. The biggest draw was independent-film icon Steve Buscemi. Buscemi has starred in films as varied as "Reservoir Dogs," "Armageddon," and "Charlotte's Web." Buscemi spoke Friday evening with Brian Mann after a screening of his new film "The Interview" at Lake Placid's Palace Theater.  Go to full article

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