Peekskill Film Festival includes panels

The Peekskill Film Festival, which takes place today (July 27) through Sunday, will include 80 films from nine countries, along with workshops and panels. Highlights include the documentary Mississippi Madam: The Life of Nellie Jackson, a panel discussion on women in media and the documentary Unfractured, a film about Sandra Steingraber, an environmental activist from the Finger Lakes.

Sandra Steingraber in a scene from Unfractured, which will be shown on July 29 to close the Peekskill Film Festival (Photo provided)

Screenings and events take place at the Paramount Hudson Valley and the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Arts. See

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