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WNY Cinema

Cinema in Buffalo/WNY

OK, so as a rule we don’t push sitting around and watching others enjoy the action. This site is about stepping out not sitting around. But evenr we have to admit that in some cases catching a movie or some cinema is legit. Here is our list of the best movies/cinema in Buffalo and Western New York. 

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Shape of a Pocket

Friday Jun. 30, 2017 - Saturday Aug. 26, 2017
12:00 pm
Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Arts Center, Buffalo

Featuring work by Morgan Arnett, Jason Bernagozzi, Charlie Best and Jaz Palermo, W. Michelle Harris, Kyla Kegler, Dana McKnight, Przemyslaw Moskal, Van Tran Nguyen, Elisa Peebles and the United Melanin Society, Carl Spartz, Kalpana Subramanian, and Tony Yanick.

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ARTSPACE COMMUNITY MONDAY MOVIE NIGHT

Monday Jul. 24, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Artspace Buffalo Gallery, Buffalo

Artspace Community Monday movie night showcasing old black and white movies, films, foreign, silent and documentaries.

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Tuesday Movie Series

Tuesday Jul. 25, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Canalside, Buffalo

Tuesday Movie Series is a free outdoor film series at Canalside!

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Free Willy (1993)

Thursday Jul. 27, 2017
3:00 pm
Riviera Theatre, North Tonawanda

When maladjusted orphan Jesse (Jason James Richter) vandalizes a theme park, he is placed with foster parents and must work at the park to make amends. There he meets Willy, a young Orca whale who has been separated from his family. Sensing kinship, they form a bond and, with the help of kindly whale trainer Rae Lindley (Lori Petty), develop a routine of tricks.

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Moulin Rouge (2001)

Thursday Jul. 27, 2017
7:00 pm
Riviera Theatre, North Tonawanda

A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century.

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WONDER WOMAN

Friday Jul. 28, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lockport Palace Theatre, Lockport

WONDER WOMAN

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FREE MOVIE FRIDAYS

Friday Jul. 28, 2017
9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, Niagara Falls

FREE MOVIE FRIDAYS. Don’t miss free outdoor movies every Friday night featuring some not-so-oldies, but goodies!

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Dislocations: A Sound Walk with Kalpana Subramanian

Saturday Jul. 29, 2017
3:00 pm
Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Arts Center, Buffalo

Artist Kalpana Subramanian will present a artist talk/screening at Squeaky Wheel, followed by a tour with the audience of the Allentown neighborhood where participants can experience her locative sound work Dislocations.

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WONDER WOMAN

Sunday Jul. 30, 2017 - Monday Jul. 31, 2017
1:00 pm
Lockport Palace Theatre, Lockport

WONDER WOMAN

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Dave Koz & Larry Graham

Sunday Jul. 30, 2017
8:00 pm
Riviera Theatre, North Tonawanda

In the 25 years since the release of his self-titled solo debut album, saxophonist Dave Koz has received nine GRAMMY nominations, had nine number one albums on Billboard’s Current Contemporary Jazz Albums chart, toured the world.

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ARTSPACE COMMUNITY MONDAY MOVIE NIGHT

Monday Jul. 31, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Artspace Buffalo Gallery, Buffalo

Artspace Community Monday movie night showcasing old black and white movies, films, foreign, silent and documentaries.

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WONDER WOMAN

Tuesday Aug. 01, 2017 - Thursday Aug. 03, 2017
1:00 pm
Lockport Palace Theatre, Lockport

WONDER WOMAN

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Tuesday Movie Series

Tuesday Aug. 01, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Canalside, Buffalo

Tuesday Movie Series is a free outdoor film series at Canalside!

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National Bird

Wednesday Aug. 02, 2017
7:00 pm
Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo

National Bird gives rare insight into the U.S. drone program through the eyes of veterans and survivors, connecting their stories as never seen before in a documentary.

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Wall-E (2008)

Thursday Aug. 03, 2017
3:00 pm
Riviera Theatre, North Tonawanda

WALL-E, short for Waste Allocation Load Lifter Earth-class, is the last robot left on Earth. He spends his days tidying up the planet, one piece of garbage at a time. But during 700 years, WALL-E has developed a personality, and he’s more than a little lonely.

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Hello, Dolly! (1969)

Thursday Aug. 03, 2017
7:00 pm
Riviera Theatre, North Tonawanda

In 1890s New York City, the bold and enchanting widow Dolly Levi (Barbra Streisand) is a socialite-turned-matchmaker. Her latest clients seeking assistance are the cantankerous “half-a-millionaire” Horace Vandergelder (Walter Matthau) and a young artist named Ambrose (Tommy Tune).

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CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC MOVIE

Friday Aug. 04, 2017 - Thursday Aug. 10, 2017
1:00 pm
Lockport Palace Theatre, Lockport

CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC MOVIE

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Movies in the Meadow

Friday Aug. 04, 2017
8:45 pm
Delaware Park, Buffalo

Every Friday evening in the month of August, the Parkside Community Association hosts the annual “Movies in the Meadow” program. Movies begin just after dusk in beautiful Delaware Park behind the Parkside Lodge (84 Parkside Ave, Buffalo, NY 14214).

As always, our movies are rated PG and below and can be enjoyed by the whole family. We have refreshments available for purchase including popcorn, candy, and ice water. We also have plenty of surprises in store for our viewers. So pack your cooler, grab your lawn chairs and join us for an evening like no other under the stars. This event is free to attend but it takes a small community to have a successful series! If you or someone you know would like to volunteer for this event please reach out to the PCA office at 716-838-1240.

August 4: The Secret Life of Pets

August 11: The Natural

August 18: Hidden Figures

August 25: The Wizard of Oz

September 1: Star Wars: Rogue One

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ARTSPACE COMMUNITY MONDAY MOVIE NIGHT

Monday Aug. 07, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Artspace Buffalo Gallery, Buffalo

Artspace Community Monday movie night showcasing old black and white movies, films, foreign, silent and documentaries.

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Tuesday Movie Series

Tuesday Aug. 08, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Canalside, Buffalo

Tuesday Movie Series is a free outdoor film series at Canalside!

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Pocahontas (1995)

Thursday Aug. 10, 2017
3:00 pm
Riviera Theatre, North Tonawanda

This is the Disney animated tale of the romance between a young American Indian woman named Pocahontas (Irene Bedard) and Capt. John Smith (Mel Gibson), who journeyed to the New World with other settlers to begin fresh lives

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Chicago (2002)

Thursday Aug. 10, 2017
7:00 pm
Riviera Theatre, North Tonawanda

Nightclub sensation Velma (Catherine Zeta-Jones) murders her philandering husband, and Chicago’s slickest lawyer, Billy Flynn (Richard Gere), is set to defend her.

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CARS 3

Friday Aug. 11, 2017 - Thursday Aug. 17, 2017
1:00 pm
Lockport Palace Theatre, Lockport

CARS 3

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Movies in the Meadow

Friday Aug. 11, 2017
8:45 pm
Delaware Park, Buffalo

Every Friday evening in the month of August, the Parkside Community Association hosts the annual “Movies in the Meadow” program. Movies begin just after dusk in beautiful Delaware Park behind the Parkside Lodge (84 Parkside Ave, Buffalo, NY 14214).

As always, our movies are rated PG and below and can be enjoyed by the whole family. We have refreshments available for purchase including popcorn, candy, and ice water. We also have plenty of surprises in store for our viewers. So pack your cooler, grab your lawn chairs and join us for an evening like no other under the stars. This event is free to attend but it takes a small community to have a successful series! If you or someone you know would like to volunteer for this event please reach out to the PCA office at 716-838-1240.

August 4: The Secret Life of Pets

August 11: The Natural

August 18: Hidden Figures

August 25: The Wizard of Oz

September 1: Star Wars: Rogue One

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Variations on Napoleon

Friday Aug. 11, 2017
9:30 pm
Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo

Join us at the Burchfield Penney Art Center’s Front Yard for the 2017 edition of SILENT/SOUND. Artist and filmmaker Brian Milbrand will be live remixing footage from films throughout history featuring the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte.

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Ad Hoc Mobile Network Workshop with Tony Yanick

Saturday Aug. 12, 2017
3:00 pm
Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Arts Center, Buffalo

Artist Tony Yanick will lead a raspberry pi workshop on how participants can build their own local networks, while exploring how other artists and activists have utilized such structures and systems.

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Free Family Movie Nights: Zootopia

Monday Aug. 14, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Artpark, Lewiston

This annual series presents 2 family-favorites on the Jumbotron in Artpark’s Outdoor Amphitheater, overlooking the Niagara River Gorge.

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ARTSPACE COMMUNITY MONDAY MOVIE NIGHT

Monday Aug. 14, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Artspace Buffalo Gallery, Buffalo

Artspace Community Monday movie night showcasing old black and white movies, films, foreign, silent and documentaries.

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Family Movie Night at Shakespeare Hill in Delaware Park: Bee Movie

Monday Aug. 14, 2017
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Delaware Park Rose Garden, Buffalo

Family Movie Night at Shakespeare Hill is a FREE outdoor film series, presented by Wegmans and the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy. It is kids friendly and free for all to enjoy!

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Tuesday Movie Series

Tuesday Aug. 15, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Canalside, Buffalo

Tuesday Movie Series is a free outdoor film series at Canalside!

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Brave (2012)

Thursday Aug. 17, 2017
3:00 pm
Riviera Theatre, North Tonawanda

Merida (Kelly Macdonald), the impetuous but courageous daughter of Scottish King Fergus (Billy Connolly) and Queen Elinor (Emma Thompson), is a skilled archer who wants to carve out her own path in life.

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West Side Story (1961)

Thursday Aug. 17, 2017
7:00 pm
Riviera Theatre, North Tonawanda

A musical in which a modern day Romeo and Juliet are involved in New York street gangs. On the harsh streets of the upper west side, two gangs battle for control of the turf. The situation becomes complicated when a gang members falls in love with a rival’s sister.

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DESPICABLE ME 3

Friday Aug. 18, 2017 - Thursday Aug. 24, 2017
1:00 pm
Lockport Palace Theatre, Lockport

CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC MOVIE

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Free Family Movie Night!

Friday Aug. 18, 2017
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Restoration Church, Amherst

Activities and games begin at 7:30pm and movie starts at dusk. Food concessions available with all proceeds donated to LetThemLOL and Son Rays Ministries. Bring your folding chairs and join us for some fun!

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Movies in the Meadow

Friday Aug. 18, 2017
8:45 pm
Delaware Park, Buffalo

Every Friday evening in the month of August, the Parkside Community Association hosts the annual “Movies in the Meadow” program. Movies begin just after dusk in beautiful Delaware Park behind the Parkside Lodge (84 Parkside Ave, Buffalo, NY 14214).

As always, our movies are rated PG and below and can be enjoyed by the whole family. We have refreshments available for purchase including popcorn, candy, and ice water. We also have plenty of surprises in store for our viewers. So pack your cooler, grab your lawn chairs and join us for an evening like no other under the stars. This event is free to attend but it takes a small community to have a successful series! If you or someone you know would like to volunteer for this event please reach out to the PCA office at 716-838-1240.

August 4: The Secret Life of Pets

August 11: The Natural

August 18: Hidden Figures

August 25: The Wizard of Oz

September 1: Star Wars: Rogue One

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4th Annual Outdoor Silent Film Screening

Saturday Aug. 19, 2017
8:30 pm
Roycroft Campus Corporation, East Aurora

This year will feature an evening of Buster Keaton with the classic comedy “Sherlock Jr.”

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Free Family Movie Night: Sing

Monday Aug. 21, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Artpark, Lewiston

This annual series presents 2 family-favorites on the Jumbotron in Artpark’s Outdoor Amphitheater, overlooking the Niagara River Gorge.

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ARTSPACE COMMUNITY MONDAY MOVIE NIGHT

Monday Aug. 21, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Artspace Buffalo Gallery, Buffalo

Artspace Community Monday movie night showcasing old black and white movies, films, foreign, silent and documentaries.

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Tuesday Movie Series

Tuesday Aug. 22, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Canalside, Buffalo

Tuesday Movie Series is a free outdoor film series at Canalside!

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Mulan (1998)

Thursday Aug. 24, 2017
3:00 pm
Riviera Theatre, North Tonawanda

Fearful that her ailing father will be drafted into the Chinese military, Mulan (Ming-Na Wen) takes his spot — though, as a girl living under a patriarchal regime, she is technically unqualified to serve.

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Rent (2005)

Thursday Aug. 24, 2017
7:00 pm
Riviera Theatre, North Tonawanda

In this musical, set at the dawn of the 1990s, a group of New Yorkers struggle with their careers, love lives and the effects of the AIDS epidemic on their community.

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THE EMOJI MOVIE

Friday Aug. 25, 2017 - Thursday Aug. 31, 2017
1:00 pm
Lockport Palace Theatre, Lockport

THE EMOJI MOVIE

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Shape of a Pocket: Screening

Friday Aug. 25, 2017
7:00 pm
Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Arts Center, Buffalo

The day preceding the closing of Shape of a Pocket will see a repeat of the screening that accompanies the exhibition, featuring work by Morgan Arnett, Jason Bernagozzi, Charlie Best and Jaz Palermo, Kyla Kegler, and Elisa Peebles.

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Movies in the Meadow

Friday Aug. 25, 2017
8:45 pm
Delaware Park, Buffalo

Every Friday evening in the month of August, the Parkside Community Association hosts the annual “Movies in the Meadow” program. Movies begin just after dusk in beautiful Delaware Park behind the Parkside Lodge (84 Parkside Ave, Buffalo, NY 14214).

As always, our movies are rated PG and below and can be enjoyed by the whole family. We have refreshments available for purchase including popcorn, candy, and ice water. We also have plenty of surprises in store for our viewers. So pack your cooler, grab your lawn chairs and join us for an evening like no other under the stars. This event is free to attend but it takes a small community to have a successful series! If you or someone you know would like to volunteer for this event please reach out to the PCA office at 716-838-1240.

August 4: The Secret Life of Pets

August 11: The Natural

August 18: Hidden Figures

August 25: The Wizard of Oz

September 1: Star Wars: Rogue One

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Stoogefest XXVI

Saturday Aug. 26, 2017
7:30 pm
Riviera Theatre, North Tonawanda

Join Head Stooge Lenny for the 26th Annual Summer Stoogefest at the Riviera Theatre. Featuring 7 Side Splitting Three Stooges Episodes and maybe even a surprise guest to make the night even more enjoyable! Should you attend Stoogefest XXVI? “Why Sointenly”v

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ARTSPACE COMMUNITY MONDAY MOVIE NIGHT

Monday Aug. 28, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Artspace Buffalo Gallery, Buffalo

Artspace Community Monday movie night showcasing old black and white movies, films, foreign, silent and documentaries.

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Tuesday Movie Series

Tuesday Aug. 29, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Canalside, Buffalo

Tuesday Movie Series is a free outdoor film series at Canalside!

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The Sound of Music (1965)

Thursday Aug. 31, 2017
3:00 pm
Riviera Theatre, North Tonawanda

A tuneful, heartwarming story, it is based on the real life story of the Von Trapp Family singers, one of the world’s best-known concert groups in the era immediately preceding World War II.

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Movies in the Meadow

Friday Sep. 01, 2017
8:45 pm
Delaware Park, Buffalo

Every Friday evening in the month of August, the Parkside Community Association hosts the annual “Movies in the Meadow” program. Movies begin just after dusk in beautiful Delaware Park behind the Parkside Lodge (84 Parkside Ave, Buffalo, NY 14214).

As always, our movies are rated PG and below and can be enjoyed by the whole family. We have refreshments available for purchase including popcorn, candy, and ice water. We also have plenty of surprises in store for our viewers. So pack your cooler, grab your lawn chairs and join us for an evening like no other under the stars. This event is free to attend but it takes a small community to have a successful series! If you or someone you know would like to volunteer for this event please reach out to the PCA office at 716-838-1240.

August 4: The Secret Life of Pets

August 11: The Natural

August 18: Hidden Figures

August 25: The Wizard of Oz

September 1: Star Wars: Rogue One

READ MORE >>

ARTSPACE COMMUNITY MONDAY MOVIE NIGHT

Monday Sep. 04, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Artspace Buffalo Gallery, Buffalo

Artspace Community Monday movie night showcasing old black and white movies, films, foreign, silent and documentaries.

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