The Adirondack Film Festival screens over 60 films in one weekend to thousands of viewers annually. The festival features panel discussions, a free family series, multiple parties & special events, and a selection of indie and studio feature length and short films all taking place on 5 screens in downtown Glens Falls. With all locations in walking distance in the middle of a charming city surrounded by restaurants and, parks, and shopping, it’s the ideal setting for a major festival. All AFF filmmakers receive a complimentary room in the gorgeous and newly renovated Queensbury Hotel downtown or are transported by limo to another nearby hotel.

The film festival is operated by the Adirondack Theatre Festival – a nationally renowned company in its 23rd year of operation dedicated to developing new plays and musicals. The film festival presents a wide range of genres but one of its unique focuses is on films that have a connection to the theatre community.

14 Reviews

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    Rebekah Nelson

    Fantastic festival. Blown away how they got it right on their first year! Very organized, friendly & supportive of the filmmakers. Wonderful venues, lovely town. Will submit again in the future.

    December 2016
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    Allen Blackwell

    The staff was very friendly and accommodating. I look forward to submitting my film for next year.

    November 2016
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    Jesse Soursourian

    Some really terrific films here: Sundance winners, Morris from America, etc. They also treat you so well here! the venues are terrific, and the town itself is gorgeous. I love festivals where I can double my experience as a mini-vacation, too. The 'networking' isn't really a negative, just what's to be expected of a first year festival, not in a major urban hub. I'm sure as their reputation deservedly grows, though, it will get better!

    November 2016
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    James Murray

    A lot of festivals get perfect reviews but I truly believe Adirondack deserve one. This festival was one of my film's best circuit experiences. Complimentary hotel rooms, various VIP nights, great theaters, fantastic gift bags and the most stunning scenery you could imagine. My film was also lucky enough to receive its first, and very cool, award here. Thanks for everything and I hope to have my next film in next year's programme!!

    November 2016
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    Brendan Latran

    As my first time attending a film festival, this certainly has raised the bar of my expectations.
    The venue is fantastic. Glens Falls is the perfect town to host such a large gathering of film makers and audiences. The people are very kind and with their experience running the Adirondack Theater Festival, it shows in their attention to detail and attention to the film makers themselves.

    Highly recommend attending whether as a filmmaker or an audience member :)

    November 2016