The Adirondack Film Society (AFS) Screening Series at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts (LPCA) is set to return for its sixth year with a new Friday-evenings only schedule and a lineup of four films, including two of this year’s Best-Picture Oscar nominees.
South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon Ho’s social-class-comedy-turned-thriller Parasite will be screened on January 31st and Taika Waititi’s World War II satire, Jojo Rabbit, featuring an Academy-Award-nominated performance by Scarlett Johansson, on March 27th.
Other highlights of the Winter-Spring 2020 season include an in-person appearance by one of Vermont’s leading independent filmmakers, Jay Craven, introducing his latest film — the sci-fi film noir Wetware — on February 28th and the latest work by visionary Terrence Malick, the director of films such as Badlands, Days of Heaven, The Thin Red Line and The Tree of Life — A Hidden Life, co-presented with John Brown Lives! and LPCA on April 24th.
All four screenings — each of which occurs on the final Friday of the month — start at 7 pm. Tickets to the screenings are $10 each and are available at the door as well as by advance reservation via the LPCA box office (518) 523-2512, or online.
The Arts Center is located at 17 Algonquin Drive, off NYS Route 86/Saranac Ave. at the intersection near the Quality Inn and Desperados/Stewart’s.
For more information about these screenings or other AFS programs, contact Fred Balzac at (518) 588-7275 or [email protected]