Buffalo Film Seminars XXIX



The Buffalo Film Seminars take place Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. promptly at the Amherst Theatre, 3500 Main Street, in the University Plaza, directly across the street from UB's Main St Campus.

Each week Diane Christian and Bruce Jackson introduce the film, the film is screened, and then have an open discussion with students in a University at Buffalo film class and anyone else who cares to join us.

Tickets for the seminars are adults $9.50, students $7.50, seniors $7.00. Season tickets are available any time at a 15% reduction for the cost of the remaining films. There is ample free parking, with a disabled parking zone close to the theatre.

Handouts with production details, anecdotes and critical comments about each week's film on goldenrod paper are available in the theatre lobby 45 minutes before each session. The Goldenrod handouts are posted online one day before the screening. (All previous handouts are also online.) 

The Buffalo Film Seminars are presented by the Dipson's Amherest Theatre and the University at Buffalo.


Aug 26 D.W. Griffith, BROKEN BLOSSOMS, 1919

Sep 2 Fritz Lang, M, 1931
Sep 9 William Cameron Menzies, THINGS TO COME, 1936,
Sep 16 Howard Hawks, RED RIVER, 1948
Sep 23 Robert Bresson, PICKPOCKET, 1959
Sep 30 Luis Buñuel, VIRIDIANA, 1961
Oct 7 Agnés Varda, CLEO FROM 5 TO 7, 1962
Oct 14 Akira Kurosawa, REDBEARD, 1965
Oct 21 Nicolas Roeg, PERFORMANCE, 1970
Oct 28 Víctor Erice, THE SPIRIT OF THE BEEHIVE, 1973
Nov 4 Roman Polanski, TESS, 1979
Nov 11 Sydney Pollack, TOOTSIE, 1982
Nov 18 Joel and Ethan Coen, FARGO, 1996
Nov 25 Erik Skjodbjaerg, INSOMNIA, 1997
Dec 2 Mike Nichols, CHARLIE WILSON’S WAR


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