The Lewiston Council on the Arts has partnered with organizers of the Buffalo Niagara Film Festival to create a satellite event in Lewiston. Committee members recently met to discuss plans for the Lewiston Film Festival, which will debut April 1-2.
The Barton Hill Hotel and Spa in Lewiston will host screenings of three new independent films at 7 p.m. Friday, April 1, and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, April 2.
700 Center Street Juice Bistro and Cafe will provide artisan popcorn and specialty items for theatergoers. Special hotel packages also will be available for the weekend.
Watch for more information about specific films, which will include family-friendly options.
The BNFF is scheduled for April 13-17.
Pictured are members of the Lewiston Film Festival committee: (front row, from left) BNFF Executive Director Yvette L. Leli-Aragon and BNFF founder and director Bill Cowell; (top row, from left) Barton Hill Hotel Special Events Manager Nicole D. McCoy, 700 Center owner Barbara Crouthamel, LCA Executive Director Irene Rykaszewski, 700 Center chef Ann Marie Destino, LCA board member Elizabeth Kovacs and LCA Artistic Director Eva Nicklas.