Cultivate Cinema Circle
Cultivate Cinema Circle was conceived in 2015 as Buffalo’s premier film series for new and classic art films and documentaries in the spirit of traditional community funded film societies like Amos Vogel’s groundbreaking Cinema 16 or Richard Linklater’s massively successful Austin Film Society. Since then they’ve hosted 80+ screenings at nine venues around the city of Buffalo including North Park Theatre, Amherst Theatre, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Burning Books and the Mason O. Damon Auditorium at the Buffalo & Erie County’s Downtown Central Library.
Their mission is to help foster a healthy, fervent film culture in the Buffalo area by presenting the best that cinema has to offer — works selected for their excellence, cultural diversity, political relevance and historic value. In doing so, they hope to provide a space for public engagement, community discussion and celebration of empathy via the seventh art.