The Buffalo Niagara Film Festival
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The 2017 Buffalo Niagara Film Festival will begin on: Wednesday September 20th - Friday Setempber 29th, 2017,

The Buffalo Niagara Film Festival is a film festival like No Other!

Not only does the Buffalo Niagara Film Festival capture the essence of what filmmaking is all about, but it also captures the essence of the filmmakers themselves, providing the atmosphere and the go-to connections for their next films, locations and everything under the sun.

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  • Shortly after graduation from high school in the late 1970’s, eighteen-year-old Michael Roman engages in some teenage hijinks that gets him arrested in the New York City suburbs. With his plans to attend college put on hold, his father, the executive in charge of production at a large manufacturing company...
  • WHEN: September 20, 2017   WHERE: Four Seasons Cinema Niagara Falls, NY OPENING CELEBRATION:  Time: 5pm - RED CARPET PRE-OPENER & GATHERING - IN THE PARKING LOT Joining us for opening ceremonies will be a live performance outdoors by "90 West", and will include local vendors, DeeJay, Beer, Wine, food...
  •  Awards Day Presentation & Ceremony   5-9pm - September 29th - at The Sheraton at the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, NY​ 5pm - Pre-Awards Celebration Gathering (includes Hors d'oeuvre, snacks, one free drink, sponsored wine, awards presentation, meet & greets, and after party) 6pm - Awards celebration announcements naming winning...
  • The Strictly Hip - Fri Sept 22 - 7pm-10pm | Slim Chance - Sat Sept 23 -  2pm - 5pm | Tiny Music - Sat Sept 23  - 6pm - 9pm| Sun Sept 24 - FOOTBALL PARTY - 12:00pm (NOON) | The Freshwater Four - Sun Sept 24, -  4:30pm - 6:30pm...
  • Twenty days into a nuclear attack, three strangers faced with dilemma of finding food. Things get complicated when they learn that a second bomb is soon to hit.  Showtimes: Fri, Sep 22nd at 7:00 PM–9:00 PM - Free Event & Tue, Sep 26 at 3:00 PM–5:00 PM & Wed, Sep 27 at 8:00 PM–10:00 PM Genre: Short Film...
  • So Others May Live . . . An inspirational story of high school student raising money and awareness for ALS through triathlon. Genre:  Documentary  Film Length:  24min Showtimes: Thur Sept 28 2017 , 6:00-8:00pm Movie Website: http://www.blazekid.com/ Directors: Ray Olson Producers: Ray Olson Main Cast: Jenny Hansen Venues  Buy Tickets Awards:
  • The leader of a mysterious mafia of Viet Nam vets claims to be a changed man as he leads his small band hopping freights from California to Arizona while fleeing relentless railroad agents. Has he changed or is he still a renegade planning the murder of a rival? The writer...
  • After struggling to find jobs after college and dealing with a hefty amount of student loans, roommates Brennan and Will turn to selling drugs. Although Brennan’s girlfriend Kylie doesn’t support his new drug trade, the dealing carries on through the shadows of they’re relationship. Getting deeper into the lifestyle and...
  • After a night of debauchery, Anders has no idea what to expect when he is summoned to his estranged father's death bed. Genre: Short, Drama Film Length: 14min Showtimes: Wed, Sep 27 at 7:00 PM–9:00 PM Directors: John Gallagher Producers: Kohl Beck Christine Campbell Katelyn Pearce Kay Van Norton Main Cast: Kohl Beck...
  • This sport documentary follows professional boxer Daniel Hayes (The Honey Badger) as he prepares for his fight in Mexico. Witness the dedication and assassin like mindset needed not just win a fight, but to be victorious in a hostile environment. As he arrives in Mexico, he quickly realizes the disadvantages...
  • SRQ State of Mind ... Description Coming Soon Genre: Feature Film Length: 57min Showtimes: Thu, Sep 28 at 7:00 PM–9:00 PM Directors: Farruh Producers: Chris Walters Main Cast: Vanessa Leigh Chris Walters Dave Benne Venues    Buy Tickets    
  • What exactly defines life? Is it the amount of days live or how those days are lived? Follow the journey of Sienna, an ambitious hard working woman who has her life ahead of her until an expected life threatening situation causes her world to come crashing down. In our darkest...
  • A series of late night massacres at local bars has a neighborhood on edge. With the culprits still at large, it's a dangerous night to be out drinking at Franks Tavern. Nevertheless, a few die-hard regulars decide to tempt fate and take their chances. Genre: Drama Film Length: 1hr 10min Showtimes: Tue, Sep...
  • The Holocaust recedes further into history every day, but the unchecked antisemitism that fueled it still exists and shows signs of growing in chillingly familiar ways. Remember Us presents experts, scholars, activists, and victims of modern-day antisemitism interspersed with the stories of the Hidden Children, Jewish youths in Nazi-occupied Hungary...
  • An aspiring songwriter struggles to manage his career and relationships while he tours in Europe and tries to get a record deal signed in Copenhagen. Genre: Comedy\Drama Film Length: 1hr 22min Showtimes: Wed, Sep 27 at 8:00 PM– 10:00 PM Film Website: http://lostpilotfilms.com/portfolio/solo-project Directors: Mike Allen Producers: Mike Allen Main Cast: Owen Beverly Matt Wayne Emelie...
  • A teenage cowboy named Couboi Faykand takes his child sidekick to a western bar. When two outlaws arrive, Couboi Faykand challenges them to a showdown. Couboi wins with his trusty whip, and the sheriff gives him some reward money. Genre: Short, Animation Film Length: 4min Showtimes: Thu, Sep 28 at 9:00 PM–11:55 PM Film...
  • In a remote area of China, there's a small town. A young man named Sam, who was arrested by assaulting a Chengguan. On the day when he was released, he was told by his friend Jun that his long-lost girlfriend, Chelsea, has returned home without any notification. Chelsea is Sam's...
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23 Sep, 2017 0
Niagara region film buffs face a wonderful dilemma over the next nine days, trying to determine which of 300 films...
22 Sep, 2017 0
By Jacek Adamski | for CNBNewsnet NIAGARA- The 2017 Buffalo-Niagara International Film Festival starts on Wednesday September 20th and runs...
21 Sep, 2017 0
By: Robbie Ann McPherson Lydia Fiore’s laugh is from the heart, very Buffalo-meets-Manhattan, just like her quick wit. The Lackawanna native...
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By Robbie-Ann McPherson   The Buffalo Niagara International Film Festival kicks off Sept. 20 at the Four Seasons Cinema in Niagara Falls...
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By: Michele DeLuca commentary | Sep 21, 2017 I love the movies. I am always so happy sitting in the dark...
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Actor Robert Davi, who is premiering a documentary at the Buffalo Niagara Film Festival, will land by helicopter onto the...
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Please welcome John Steppling who will be attending the 2017 Buffalo Niagara Film Festival. John Steppling   - his screenplay credits include:  2014...
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Please Welcome Nikki Moore  who will be attending the 2017 Buffalo Niagara Film Festival. Nikki Moore was born on June...
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