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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Film Festival Tonight and Tomorrow

The third annual Knickerbocker Ledger Film Festival is tonight (Wednesday, March 21) at 6:30 p.m. at the Spectrum and tomorrow (Thursday, March 22) at 6:30 p.m. at the Linda. The festival is $10 at both showings of the eight films(free if you were one of the 30 under 30 and half off if you're a guest of a 30 under 30).
There's also an awards ceremony for the film fest and 30 under 30 reception at DeJohn's at 8:30 p.m. Thursday.
Here's the most recent press release from Knickerbocker -
ALBANY, N.Y. (Mar. 20, 2012) --- TheKnickerbocker Film Festival is proud to announceThe Linda, WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio (339 Central Avenue, Albany), will host the encore festival screening this Thursday, Mar. 22 at 6:30 p.m.
“I cannot express our gratitude for WAMC and they’re coming in as our knight in shining armor; at the last minute, when things seems hopeless, they’ve really saved the day for us and I will be eternally in their debt,” said Kat Broadus, co-chair of the festival’s awards committee.
“When we heard that the festival was in need of a location at the last minute, we were happy to step up,” said Graeme McKenna, general manager of The Linda.
“Film is a big part of our programming not just as an exhibitor but as a staunch supporter of our local film community as well. The Knickerbocker Film Festival is exactly the kind of programming we should all want to see grow and develop,” McKenna continued.
“I applaud WAMC for their dedication to community events, the performing arts, and presenting quality productions. I thank Graeme McKenna and his staff for stepping up to the plate and ensuring filmmakers get their productions screened at a spectacular venue,” said Rich Fazio, co-founder of the Knickerbocker Film Festival.
The festival, which includes eight short films from not only across the world but from here in the Capital Region, is now in its third year. Admission for the screening at the Linda will be $10. Tickets are available online at and at the screening at the Linda’s box office.


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