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Fall 2021 Buffalo Film Seminars/Great Directors Schedule

Posted by Tim on July 26, 2021 in Community Announcements, Event, Stress Relief

Fall 2021 Buffalo Film Seminars/Great Directors schedule

These are the dates for the Tuesday @ 7:00PM Zoom discussions for the fall series. We will post the Goldenrod handouts the Saturdays before each Tuesday discussion. Those notices will include links to our Vimeo introductions and the Tuesday Zoom discussions.

All the films are available on Criterion and/or Amazon Prime (indicated by P and C after the title). Some of the Amazon Prime films are free with membership; some require a small additional fee.

Seven of the films (the listings in bold) are available free to anyone with a UB email address via the UB Library’s Kanopy or Swank portals. To access them, go to, enter Kanopy or Swank, then enter the title of the film you want to watch. They are all available now.

Amazon and Prime both permit one-month trial memberships. Individuals with UB email accounts can Watch the films on September 7, 14, and 21 on Criterion; the films on November 9, 16, 23, and 30 on Prime; and the rest through the UB Library.

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August 31 William Pabst PANDORA’s BOX  (1929) C (Kanopy)

September 7 Jean Renoir THE GRAND ILLUSION  (1937) P C

September 14 Carol Reed ODD MAN OUT  (1947) P C

September 21 Kon Kichikawa THE BURMESE HARP (1956) C

September 28 Satiyajit Ray THE MUSIC ROOM (1958) C (Kanopy)

October 5 Andrei Tarkovsky ANDREY RUBLYOV (1966) C (Kanopy)

October 12 Stanley Kubrick BARRY LYNDON (1975) P (Swank)

October 19 Roman Polanski CHINATOWN (1974) P C (Swank)

October 26 Roland Joffé THE MISSION (1986) P (Swank)

November 2 Mike Nichols CHARLIE WILSON’S WAR  (2007) P (Swank)

November 9 Ashgar Farhadi A SEPARATION (2011)  P

November 16 Hsiao-Hsien Hou THE ASSASSIN  2015)  P

November 23 Cholé Zhan NOMADLAND  (2020) P

November 30 Rob Reiner THE PRINCESS BRIDE (1987) P