Classic, specialty movies showing in July around the Buffalo area

It may be warm outside, but there are still plenty of classic, repertory and specialty films being shown indoors around the Buffalo area. Want to watch a film outside? Head to the Transit Drive-In for its “Retro Tuesdays” film series with fun double features.

Classics and repertory

“Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blache.” 6 p.m. July 26 and 7:30 p.m. July 30 at the Screening Room Cinema Cafe. Documentary about the first female filmmaker, Alice Guy-Blache. Narrated by Jodie Foster.

“Charade,” 8:15 p.m. July 26 at Screening Room. Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn star in Stanley Donen’s 1963 mystery romance.

“Easy Rider” has new screenings as part of a 50th anniversary celebration. (Sony Classics)

“Easy Rider,” 4 and 7 p.m. July 14 and 17 at Elmwood Regal and Transit. Peter Fonda and Jack Nicholson play two bikers on a counterculture trip in classic road movie directed by Dennis Hopper. Part of the film’s 50th anniversary celebration.

“Glory.” 1 and 4 p.m. Sunday, July 21 and 4 and 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 24 at the Regal Transit and Elmwood. Plus 7 p.m. July 24 at the Dipson Amherst. Part of the TCM Big Screen Classics. Civil War drama about the first black regiment to fight for the North in the Civil War. Denzel Washington won his first Oscar as best supporting actor. With Morgan Freeman, Matthew Broderick and Cary Elwes.

“A Hard Day’s Night,” 7:30 p.m. July 12, 13, 19 at the Screening Room Cinema Cafe. A 55th anniversary celebration of The Beatles classic musical. The July 19 screening is followed by Beatles’ trivia.

“Moonrise” will be shown as part of Noir Essentials.

“Moonrise” (1948), 7:30 p.m. July 10 at the Dipson Eastern Hills. Part of the Noir Essentials film series. Director Frank Borzage’s late-career masterpiece about a bullied young man who tries to escape the fate of his  father, who was condemned to death for murder. Starring Dane Clark, Gail Russell and Ethel Barrymore.

“The Muppet Movie,” 12:30 July 25 and 12:30 and 7 p.m. July 30 at Regal Elmwood and Transit. Kermit hits the road to Hollywood and meets new friends along the way in the Muppets first full-length movie. Fathom Events.

Retro Tuesdays at Transit Drive-In (6655 S. Transit Road, Lockport). July 16, “Spaceballs” and “Blazing Saddles”; July 23, “Better Off Dead” and “Say Anything”; and July 30, “Caddyshack” and “Happy Gilmore.”

Premieres/specialty films

“Bite Me,” 7 p.m. July 21 at the Screening Room Cinema Cafe. Premiere of a romantic comedy about a vampire and the IRS agent who audits her. Post-movie Q&A with writer and star Naomi McDougall Jones. $10.

“Clarence Clemons: Who Do I Think I Am,” 8 p.m. July 6, 7, 9, 11 in the Screening Room Cinema Café. The Buffalo premiere of documentary by filmmaker Nick Mead about his friend and former E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons.

“Hale County This Morning, This Evening,” 7 p.m. July 17 at Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Arts Center (617 Main St.). Oscar-nominated documentary is an intimate look at Hale County, Ala. and life in America’s Black Belt. Presented by Cultivate Cinema Circle and Squeaky Wheel.

“Kiki’s Delivery Service,” Dubbed version shown at 12:55 p.m. July 28 and 7 p.m. July 31; subtitled version is at 7 p.m. July 29. Regal Transit and Elmwood. The 30th anniversary shows of Hayao Miyazaki’s anime coming-of-age story about a young witch.

“Round of Your Life,” 6 p.m. July 6 and 11 at the Screening Room Cinema Cafe. Buffalo premiere of inspirational faith-based film about a teen who gains a second chance after his actions cause a family tragedy. Starring Richart T. Jones, Katie Leclerc and Evan Hara. Tickets are $6 to $8.

“White Material,” 7 p.m. July 18 in Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center (341 Delaware Ave.). A French woman running a coffee plantation in Africa, refuses to leave when Civil War breaks out. Directed by Claire Denis. Part of Cultivate Cinema Circle’s series, “Post-Colonialisms: World Cinema and Human Consequence.”

Coming in August

The Western New York Movie Expo returns to Buffalo for the fourth year from Aug. 1 to 4 in the Buffalo Grand Hotel & Event Center, 120 Church St., Buffalo. There will be screenings of classic movies, TV shows, a dealers room and more movie-related activities. Visit the event’s Facebook page.

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