Weekly Feature

2017-11-08 / Entertainment


fri. 10, sat. 11, mon. 13 & wed. 15

Man from Earth: Holocene — Buffalo first-run premiere of the 2017 film featuring David Lee Smith, Vanessa Williams, Michael Dorn and William Katt about a 14,000-year-old “Man from Earth” whose secret is in jeopardy of being revealed, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, Saturday, Nov. 10, Monday, Nov. 13, and Wednesday, Nov. 15, at the Screening Room, in the Boulevard Mall, 880 Alberta Drive, formerly the Funny Bone Comedy Club. Separate entrance outside the mall between Macy’s and JC Penney’s; $. 837-0376, www.screeningroom.net, www.buffalodreamsfantasticfilmfestival.com

fri. 10-sun. 12

Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival — Final weekend of the 11-day/110-movie festival. Offering action, animation, comedy, drama, fantasy, horror, thriller and science fiction features and shorts from around the world, noon-6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10 (action); noon-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 (Canadian horror) and Sunday, Nov. 12 (UK fantasy, horror and paranormal), at the Screening Room, in the Boulevard Mall, 880 Alberta Drive; $. 837-0376, www.buffalodreamsfantasticfilmfestival.com

sun. 12

The Salesman — The 2017 Oscar winner for Best Foreign Film, “The Salesman” is an Iranian drama about a married couple thrown into turmoil when the wife is assaulted in her new home. Her husband is determined to find the perpetrator while she struggles to cope with post-trauma stress. Presented by the Roycroft Film Society, 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, at the Parkdale School Auditorium, 141 Girard Ave., East Aurora; post-film discussion to take place; $. www.roycroftcampuscorporation.com

Gwiazdy (Stars) — The Permanent Chair of Polish Culture at Canisius College presents the WNY premiere of the 2017 film about love between young people torn by ambition and passion, 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo. 854-1694, www.hallwalls.org

mon. 13

Freedom to Marry — Documents the decades-long battle for same-sex marriage rights, culminating at the U.S. Supreme Court in June 2015. Part of the UB Sociology Free Community Film Series, this award-winning series sounds the alarm about socioeconomic and racial inequalities in health and searches for their causes, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, at the Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster; $. 683-1776, www.lancopera.org

tues. 14

The Wind Rises — Hayao Miyazaki’s 2013 animated drama featuring the voices of Hideaki Anno, Hidetoshi Nishijima and Miori Takinoto, presented as part of the Buffalo Film Seminars and hosted by Diane Christian and Bruce Jackson, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, at Dipson’s Amherst Theatre, 3500 Main St., Buffalo; $. 834-7655, www.buffalofilmseminars.com

thurs. 16

Curtains — Richard Ciupka’s 1983 thriller/horror film starring John Vernon, Samantha Eggar and Linda Thompson, as part of Thursday Night Terrors, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at Dipson’s Amherst Theatre, 3500 Main St., Buffalo; $. 834-7655, www.dipsontheatres.com

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