Upstate Films’ uphill fight

If you’re a regular movie-goer, you’re part of a disappearing breed. The declining — and aging — audience for cinema is only one of the challenges facing Upstate Films as the non-profit group embarks on its third year at Woodstock’s Tinker Street Cinema.

Demographics be damned, Upstate co-directors Steve and Dede Lieber (rhymes with fiber) are determined to make Woodstock a successful addition to their Rhinebeck-based operation. Despite somewhat disappointing initial results, Upstate Films Ltd. last week signed a two-year renewal of its lease for the former Tinker Street Cinema. “The jury’s still . . .


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