Story of a Girl will be screened at Upstate Films in Woodstock on Saturday, July 15 at 2 o’clock, thanks to the Woodstock Film Festival. The film’s director, Kyra Sedgwick, and editor, Sabine Hoffman, will host a question-and-answer session following the screening. The film will be shown here for the first time, before its official television premiere on the Lifetime network on July 23. Based on Sara Zarr’s award-winning novel, the film tells the story of a young girl’s loss of innocence and the role of social media in adolescent lives. With a long list of acting credentials, the film is Sedgwick’s directorial debut. Her husband, actor Kevin Bacon, stars in the film.
Strange Weather, directed by Katherine Dieckmann and starring Holly Hunter, will be the featured selection on Saturday, July 22 at 2 p.m. The film is also making its debut before its official theatrical premiere. The film’s director, Katherine Dieckmann, will attend the screening and host a question-and-answer session after the film.
On the last Saturday of the month, July 29, the Paul Green Rock Academy Giving Back Concert Series at the Lodge will perform a concert benefiting the Woodstock Film Festival at the Woodstock Lodge at 6:30 p.m.
Upstate Films, 132 Tinker Street, Woodstock; (845) 679-6608, http://upstatefilms.org.