Community Events

Saturday, July 27 at 7:00 p.m.

Buffalo Infringement Festival - Films

7pm Short Films by Azalia Muchransyah & Adhi Anugroho
The screening of four short films by Azalia Muchransyah and Adhi Anugroho: Big Durian Big Apple (2018), Where Do Babies Come From (2018), The Banana Manifesto (2018), and Tamu (2018).

7:30pm The Real Fake News
Elmer Ploetz, producer, videographer, editor.
Abby Ploetz, interviewer, videographer.
This is the video resulting from the 2017 Infringement project in which we interviewed all kinds of people (and at least one dog and one mime) and asked them NOT to tell us the truth. ... It's interesting to see how people who are not politicians or actors react when they're told to lie to the camera.

8pm Chrysalis
Chrysalis is an audiovisual portrayal of the darkness and aloneness we all find, face, and feel we cannot fight on our own but often do. It explores the pain of isolation and the power of solitude, respectively. These experiences are expressed through the combination of looped instrumental dynamics and mirrored visuals of both the natural and the unnatural world.

8:30pm The Clowning
Lindsay Zasada
The grim story of conjoined clown sisters desperate for solitude. A burlesque performance filmed in accidental slo-mo at Mohawk Place. Starring Cat McMarthy, Cat Glasgow, and Ari Matteliano. Score by Twenty Thousand Strongmen.


Thursday, August 1 at 7:00 p.m.

Buffalo Infringement Festival - Theater

Emotional Baggage
Emotional Baggage by Lindsay Price is a 30-minute one-act play without words. Each character has their own baggage to deal with. We see how this baggage impacts their movements and lives. The action unfolds when a person who is not bound to their baggage arrives on the scene. This play is presented with an optional talk back after the show to open up a discussion on the emotional baggage present in our daily lives.

A Midsummer Night's Rave
After suffering through the low wages and minimal recognition of the post-modern dance world, Jamie Graham and Amy Larimer are pursuing new prosperity & fame in the lucrative world of improv comedy! Amy & Jamie started out as classically-trained professional dancers. Seven years ago they were seduced by the dark sparkle of improv comedy and became the Raving Jaynes—a dynamic female duo mixing dance, improv, song, and physical theater to tell entirely improvised stories!

Girl Fight
Brazen-Faced Varlets present: Girls fighting each other onstage. A fun demonstration of choreographed fights between women. Different styles of fighting will be incorporated along with talkbacks with the audience about safe stage violence. Stefanie graduated from Oklahoma City University with a BFA in Acting and is a certified Advanced Actor Combatant with the Academy of Fight Directors of Canada.