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Beacon Independent Film Festival from September 18 to 20 

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Over 40 films, shorts, and documentaries, 12 of which come from the minds of Hudson Valley locals, will be screened from September 18 to 20 at the University Settlement Camp in Beacon. The films are broken down by theme or genre into 12 categories including Conviction, Identity, and Fright Night. Featured in Fright Night is Beacon Bigfoot, which investigates the unsettlingly high number of Sasquatch sightings in the Hudson Valley. Films from the Valley are scattered throughout the weekend, but the weekend’s final screening is titled “The 845” and presents six movies by local directors. An opening night gala at Dogwood Bar & Restaurant ushers in the weekend of cinematic fun. Tickets range from $10 to $25. (845) 418-3992; Beaconindiefilmfest.org.

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