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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 $8.00, seniors $7.25. 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 Amherst Theatre, The Buffalo News and The University at Buffalo.
Jan 29 Paul Fejös, Lonesome 1928
Feb 5 Frank Borsage, A Farewell to Arms 1932
Feb 12 Gregory La Cava, My Man Godfrey, 1936
Feb 19 John Huston, African Queen 1951
Feb 26 Jean-Luc Godard, Breathless 1960
Mar 5 Luis Bunuel, The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie 1962
Mar 12 David Lean, Dr. Zhivago 1965
Mar 26 Arturo Ripstein, Time to Die 1966
Apr 2 Michelangelo Antonioni, Blow-Up 1966
Apr 9 Michael Cimino, The Deer Hunter 1978
Apr 16 Monty Python, The Meaning of Life 1983
Apr 23 Stanley Kubrick, Eyes Wide Shut 1999
Apr 30 Frederick Wiseman, Monrovia, Indiana, 2018
May 7 Alfonso Cuarón, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 2004