Upcoming Films



ABACUS

Sunday, May 21, 2017 12:00pm

From acclaimed director Steve James (Hoop Dreams, The Interrupters, Life Itself), Abacus: Small Enough to Jail tells the incredible saga of the Chinese...



BRIMSTONE & GLORY

Saturday, May 20, 2017 9:30pm

Tultepec, Mexico is known for just one thing: fireworks. The city manufactures more than half of all fireworks made in Mexico, a good percentage of which will be set off at the small town’s annual...



DOLORES

Saturday, May 20, 2017 12:00pm

In the copious volumes written about Cesar Chavez and how he formed the first farm workers' union in America, there's little mention of Dolores Huerta, although she was his equal partner and co-...



HOOP DREAMS

Sunday, May 21, 2017 3:15pm

"The great American documentary... The best film of the 1990's" - Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

First exhibited at the 1994 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the audience award...



I CALLED HIM MORGAN

Thursday, May 18, 2017 9:30pm

On a snowy night in February 1972, legendary jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan was shot dead by his common-law wife, Helen, during a gig at a club in New York City. The murder sent shockwaves through the...



QUEST

Thursday, May 18, 2017 6:30pm

Filmed with vérité intimacy for close to a decade, QUEST is a portrait of a family in North Philadelphia. Christopher “Quest” Rainey, along with his wife Christine’a (aka “Ma Quest”), open the...



SHORT FILMS, LONG LUNCH

Friday, May 19, 2017 12:00pm
Short Films, Long Lunch Program: Celebrating the best short non-fiction films from WNY filmmakers 
Grab and go lunches from Orange Glory Catering will be...



THE ISLANDS AND THE WHALES

Saturday, May 20, 2017 3:30pm

In the remote Faroe Islands, inhabitants have hunted seabirds and pilot whales for millennia. An isolated culture based on food and folklore, the Faroese built their traditions around survival. "...



THE LAST DALAI LAMA?

Saturday, May 20, 2017 6:30pm

THE LAST DALAI LAMA? takes a fresh look at what is important for the 14th Dalai Lama at 80:  The historic confrontation between Tibet and China; his influence in political, spiritual, and...



UNREST

Friday, May 19, 2017 6:00pm

Jennifer Brea is a Harvard PhD student about to marry the love of her life when she’s struck down by a fever that leaves her bedridden. Months before her wedding, she becomes progressively more...



WHOSE STREETS

Friday, May 19, 2017 9:00pm

Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising. When unarmed teenager Michael Brown is...