April classic movie calendar in Buffalo

Hi again film fans – here are listings for classic, repertory and specialty films being shown in the Buffalo area during April. The first list is a calendar by date. If you prefer to look up movies by title, an alphabetical list with description follows.

 April 2

“Blow-Up,” 7 p.m. at the Dipson Amherst. Part of Buffalo Film Seminars.

“We are Columbine,” 7:30 p.m. at the Screening Room Cinema Café (Boulevard Mall).

April 4

“We are Columbine,” 7:30 p.m. at the Screening Room Cinema Café.

April 5

“The Godfather,” 7:30 p.m. at the Screening Room Cinema Café.

April 6

“Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.” 11:30 a.m. at the North Park Theatre.

April 7

“Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.” 11:30 a.m.at the North Park Theatre.

April 9

“The Deer Hunter,” 7 p.m. at the Dipson Amherst. Part of Buffalo Film Seminars.

 “The Godfather,” 7:30 p.m. at the Screening Room Cinema Café.

April 12

“The Godfather,” 7:30 p.m. at the Screening Room Cinema Café. (Special night includes beer tasting at 6 p.m. and “Godfather” trivia at 6:30 p.m.)

April 13

“Legend of the Demon Cat,” 7 p.m. April 13 at the Screening Room Cinema Café.

April 16

“The Meaning of Life,” 7 p.m. at the Dipson Amherst. Part of Buffalo Film Seminars.

 April 14

“Ben-Hur” 1 and 6 p.m. at Regal Elmwood and Transit. Part of TCM Big Screen Classics.

 April 17

“Ben-Hur,” 1 and 6 p.m. at Regal Elmwood and Transit; 6 p.m. Dipson Amherst. Part of TCM Big Screen Classics.

“The Breaking Point,” 7:30 p.m. at the Dipson Eastern Hills. Part of Noir Essentials film series.

 April 19

“Singing in the Rain,” 7:30 p.m. Screening Room Cinema Café

April 20

“Singing in the Rain,” 7:30 p.m. at the Screening Room Cinema Café

 April 23

“Eyes Wide Shut,” 7 p.m. at the Dipson Amherst. Part of Buffalo Film Seminars.

“Singing in the Rain,” 7:30 p.m. at the Screening Room Cinema Café

April 25

“Burial Ground,” 7:30 p.m. at the Dipson Amherst. Part of Thursday Night Terrors film series.

“Detour,” 9 p.m. at the Screening Room Cinema Café. Noir night with music at 7 p.m. by Carina & the Six String Preacher.

April 27

“Singing in the Rain,” 7:30 p.m. at the Screening Room Cinema Café.

April 28

“Singing in the Rain,” 1 p.m. at the Screening Room Cinema Café.

 April 30

“Monrovia, Indiana,” 7 p.m. at the Dipson Amherst. Part of Buffalo Film Seminars.

Movies by title

Charlton Heston in “Ben-Hur.”

“Ben-Hur,” 1 and 6 p.m. April 14 at Regal Elmwood and Transit; 1 and 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 17 at Regal Elmwood and Transit; 6 p.m. Dipson Amherst. The 60th anniversary screening of William Wyler’s epic returns to theaters for 60th anniversary screenings. Part of TCM Big Screen Classics.

 “Blow-Up,” 7 p.m. April 2 at Dipson Amherst Theatre. Michelangelo Antonioni’s psychological thriller about a photographer who may have captured a murder on film. Part of Buffalo Film Seminars.

Patricia Neal and John Garfield in the Michael Curtiz noir “Breaking Point.”

“The Breaking Point,” 7:30 p.m. April 17 at the Dipson Eastern Hills Mall. Michael Curtiz directed John Garfield and Patricia Neal in adaptation of Ernest Hemingway story about a money-strapped boat captain who gets involved with illegal activities. Part of Noir Essential film series.

“Burial Ground,” 7:30 p.m. April 25 at the Dipson Amherst. Italian grindhouse zombie film from director Andrea Bianchi is as part of the Thursday Night Terrors film series.

“The Deer Hunter,” 7 p.m. April 9 at Dipson Amherst Theatre. Michael Cimino’s Oscar-winning 1978 war drama showcased the talents of superstars-in-the-making Robert DeNiro, Meryl Streep and Christopher Walken. Part of Buffalo Film Seminars.

“Detour,” 9 p.m. April 25 at the Screening Room Cinema Café. A pianist hitchhiking across the country gets caught in a murderous nightmare in this bleak film considered the ultimate film noir. Special film noir and movie night starts at 7 p.m. with “modern day jazz noir with a twist” by Carina & the Six String Preacher.

 “Eyes Wide Shut,” 7 p.m. April 23 at Dipson Amherst Theatre. Director Stanley Kubrick’s final film was an erotic drama starring Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman. Part of Buffalo Film Seminars.

“The Godfather,” 7:30 April 5 and April 9. Special beer-movie-trivia night April 12 (beer tasting at 6 p.m., trivia at 6:30 p.m. and screening at 7:30 p.m.). Francis Ford Coppola’s Oscar-winning epic.

“Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.” 11:30 a.m. April 6 and 7 at the North Park Theatre. Sean Connery joins Harrison Ford in this father-and-son adventure that was not, as it turned out, the last crusade for Indiana Jones.

“Legend of the Demon Cat,” 7 p.m. April 13 and April 18 at the Screening Room Cinema Café. A fantasy mystery film about a monk and demonic cat. Directed by Chen Kaige. (In Mandarin/Japanese with English subtitles .)

“The Meaning of Life,” 7 p.m. April 16 at Dipson Amherst Theatre. The Monty Python gang looks at life from birth to death. Part of Buffalo Film Seminars.

“Monrovia, Indiana,” 7 p.m. April 30, Dipson Amherst Theatre. Frederick Wiseman’s documentary explores how small-town America played a role in the 2016 presidential election. Part of Buffalo Film Seminars.

“Singing in the Rain,” 7:30 p.m. April 19, 20, 23, 27 and 1 p.m. April 28 at the Screening Room Cinema Café. Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor and Debbie Reynolds in the great musical about Hollywood’s transition from talkies to sound.

“We are Columbine,” 7:30 p.m. April 2 and 4 at the Screening Room Cinema Café. Columbine survivors return to the school nearly 20 years after the tragic event.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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