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Kaelynn Hong as "Olive".
Kaelynn Hong as "Olive".

"Dissection of an Olive" premiere in Potsdam

A locally-produced film gets its premiere tonight in Potsdam as part of the weekly "Cinema 10" series at the Roxy Theater (7:15 pm). Dissection of an Olive was written, filmed and produced in the Potsdam area and includes a cast and crew composed of local residents and students, faculty and staff at the four local colleges.

Todd Moe talks with writer/director Summer Dorr, who says Dissection of an Olive is a quirky film about a young screenwriter and the protagonist in her story. In the film, characters struggle with issues like intimacy, stability and grieving. Dorr says the film is only remotely autobiographical.  Go to full article

Preview: film festival in Potsdam

The North Country Film Society and the Roxy Theater host the annual North Country Film Festival this weekend. The event opens Friday night at 8. Steve Madeja, one of the festival's organizers, told Todd Moe that it's a weekend of classic films and independent features.  Go to full article

A formal affair from afar

Opera fans are flocking to movie theaters around the region. New digital technology is making Metropolitan Opera performances come alive to audiences hours away from New York City. Tomorrow, the Met's "Live in HD" series continues with the premiere of "Doctor Atomic." Todd Moe visited the Met's opening night production at the Roxy Theater in Potsdam earlier this fall. The local mini-gala included ushers in tuxes and lots of popcorn. The high definition broadcasts, linked live via satellite, give North Country opera buffs the advantage of bird's-eye views of the stage, close-ups, and backstage interviews.  Go to full article

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