Weekly Feature

2018-10-11 / Entertainment


thurs. 11

MFKZ — This genre-mashup is the collaboration of French comic artist Guillaume “Run” Renard and Japanese animation house Studio 4°C. Shôjirô Nishimi and Shinji Kimura reunite to bring to life a dark, but stunningly animated sci-fi vision of anime, film noir and video game-inspired mayhem featuring the voices of Tay Lee, Mark Ryan Halton and Ray Chung, 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at Regal Elmwood Center 16, 2001 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo and Regal Transit Center 18, 6707 Transit Road, Williamsville; $. (Rated-R)

Doctor Who Season Premiere on the Big Screen — Come to the cinema with other fans to watch the premiere of the new season of “Doctor Who” starring the new Dr. Who, Jodi Whittaker, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at Regal Elmwood Center 16, 2001 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, and Regal Transit Center 18, 6707 Transit Road, Williamsville; $.

thurs. 10-fri. 12

Riverrun Global Film Series — Films from Mexico are this year’s choice to focus the event around with speakers, including Ignacio Sánchez Prado, Bruce Jackson, Meg Knowles, Ana Grujic, Margarita Vargas, Mara Odette Guerrero, Elizabeth Scarlett and Ekrem Serdar, at the Burchfield Penney Art Center, 1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; Free. Visit globalfilmseries.wordpress.com for a complete listing of films and times.

fri. 12

I Dream Too Much — The 1935 film directed John Cromwell features Lily Pons as a soprano whose career takes off and results in marital unrest with Henry Fonda, her composer-husband, part of The Old Chestnut Film Society’s Fond o’ Fonda: A Henry Fonda Retrospective series, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at the Museum of disAbility History, 3826 Main St., Buffalo; $. 836-4757

fri. 12, sat. 13 & wed. 17

Chasing the Blues — Buffalo premier of the film about two rival record collectors who attempt to con an elderly woman out of a rare but cursed 1930s blues record, directed by Scott Smith and featuring Steve Guttenberg and Jon Lovitz, 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, Saturday, Oct. 13, and Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Screening Room, 880 Alberta Drive, Amherst. Separate entrance outside the Boulevard Mall between Macy’s and JC Penney’s; $. 837-0376, www.screeningroom.net

sun. 14

Faces Places — Presented by the Roycroft Film Society, this 2017 Best Documentary Oscar winner features director Agnès Varda and photographer and muralist JR as they journey through France working on a special art project. Along the way, the cinematic veteran and the artistic idealist enjoy an odd friendship, 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, at the Parkdale School Auditorium, 141 Girard Ave., East Aurora; post-film discussion to take place; $. www.roycroftcampus corporation.com

mon. 15

BMVM — Buffalo Movie Videomakers meeting, visitors welcome, 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at the Screening Room, at the Boulevard Mall. Separate entrance outside the mall between Macy’s and JC Penney’s. 837-0376, www.screeningroom.net

tues. 16

Mouchette — Robert Bresson’s 1967 award-winning drama starring Nadine Nortier, Jean-Claude Guilbert and Marie Cardinal, is part of the Buffalo Film Seminars presented by the University at Buffalo, the Buffalo News and Dipson Amherst Theatre. The movie will be followed by a discussion with Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Dipson Amherst Theatre, 3500 Main St., Buffalo; $. www.buffalofilmseminars.com

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