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Lake Placid Film Festival 2021

October 20, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - October 24, 2021 @ 8:00 pm

The 20th annual Lake Placid Film Festival will take place from October 21-24, 2021. Events include:

  • A special tribute dinner with Raoul Peck, director, writer, and producer of Oscar-nominated documentary, I Am Not Your Negro, and the recent HBO docu-series, Exterminate All the Brutes on Friday, October 22. This event will feature a discussion between Mr. Peck and Jeffrey Brown, a senior correspondent on the PBS NewsHour.
  • An array of regional premieres of independent, local and short films that will be open to the public. Films will include the 2021 “Your Shorts are Showing” short film program and 2020 shorts finalists, including the 2020 winner, The King and the Pawn, an animated film directed by Caleb Blue
  • An opening night cocktail reception on Thursday, October 21 to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Lake Placid Film Festival, featuring a preview of each feature length film showing at the Festival
  • Industry events, including panels and education seminars
  • Q&As with filmmakers after select movies

Visit our website for the full schedule, details and costs.


October 20, 2021 @ 1:30 pm
October 24, 2021 @ 8:00 pm


Adirondack Film
17 Algonquin Drive
Lake Placid, NY 12946 United States
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(518) 302-1375
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