Films

Film Screening: Paris Is Burning

Thu, Jun 27, 2019 ● 7:15 pm

Join the Albright-Knox and the Pride Center of Western New York for an outdoor screening of Paris Is Burning (1991). Before the screening, hear from Buffalo’s LGBTQ community to learn more about local queer history in the context of this film.

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Film Screening: Love, Simon

Fri, Jun 7, 2019 ● 7:30 pm

Join us for this free screening of Love, Simon. From the producers of The Fault in Our Stars comes this heartfelt coming-of-age story about the adventure of finding yourself and falling in love.

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Reel Talk: 13th

Thu, May 23, 2019 ● 6:30 pm
9 pm

In the thought-provoking documentary 13th (2016), directed by Ava DuVernay, scholars, activists and politicians analyze the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S. prison boom.

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Reel Talk: Pipe Dreams

Thu, Apr 25, 2019 ● 6:30 pm
9 pm

Across the heartland of America, farmers and landowners are fighting to protect their land, their water, and their livelihood in what has become the most controversial environmental battle in the U.S. today: The Keystone XL Pipeline. Pipe Dreams (2011) is a documentary about this battle.

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Reel Talk: Defiant Lives

Thu, Mar 28, 2019 ● 6:30 pm
9 pm

Defiant Lives (2017) introduces the world to the most impressive activists you’ve never heard of and tells the story of the rise and fight of the disability rights movement in the United States, Britain, and Australia.

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Reel Talk: A River Changes Course

Thu, Feb 28, 2019 ● 6:30 pm
9 pm

A River Changes Course (2013) tells the story of three families living in contemporary Cambodia and the hard choices they face forced by rapid development in the midst of a struggle to maintain traditional ways of life as the modern world closes in.

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