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Elmont to host second annual film festival

The theater at Elmont Memorial Library, located at

The theater at Elmont Memorial Library, located at 700 Hempstead Tpke., will be the venue for a film festival Wednesday. (May 24, 2012) (Credit: Amy Onorato)

The Elmont community will host its second annual film festival Wednesday.

The Elmont Chamber of Commerce will host the Elmont Film Festival at Elmont Memorial Library’s theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., from 1 to 9 p.m. Admission is free.

The festival will feature Long Island International Film Expo award-winning films as well as local filmmakers, who will be at the event for question-and-answer sessions.

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This year’s special guest will be Ron Turcotte, the jockey who rode Secretariat to the Triple Crown 40 years ago. A documentary on his life, titled “Secretariat’s Jockey, Ron Turcotte,” will be shown.

For a list of films to be shown, call 516-864-4219 or email info@elmontchamber.com.

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