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Woodstock Film Festival To Open

August 2, 2000

WOODSTOCK, N.Y. (AP) _ The town best known for rock music is about to focus on film.

The Woodstock Film Festival will be held from Sept. 21-24, with a theme of music in film. It will include concerts, workshops, documentaries and films from around the world.

Workshops will include adapting books to film and creating music documentaries. Speakers are expected to include actor Aidan Quinn, author Warren Adler and ``Philadelphia″ screenwriter Ron Nyswaner.

James Earl Jones is scheduled to emcee the Maverick Awards, which will include four categories: feature, documentary, short and student film.

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