The 1986 film version of Arthur Miller's drama "Death of a Salesman," starring Dustin Hoffman, John Malkovich, Kate Reid and Charles Durning, will be screened on the Daemen College Film Series at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the school's Alumni Lounge, in the Wick Center at 4380 Main St. Commentary on the film will be given by Rosalind Cramer.
Fredonia Opera House Cinema Series will screen "Touch of Evil," not rated (PG equivalent), the 40th-anniversary director's cut of the 1958 murder classic, at 8 tonight and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the opera house at 9-11 Church St., Fredonia.
This is the final week ofscreenings in Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center's "Long Nights, Bright Screens" winter festival of foreign feature films. Among the films to be shown will be Shohei Imamura's "The Eel" (Japan, 1997), an award-winning film about a man imprisoned for killing his adulterous wife and his attempt to rebuild his life, 8 tonight, and "Gadjo Dilo (The Crazy Stranger)" (France, 1998), the final in a trilogy of films on European Gypsy culture by Tony Gatlif (in French and Romany with English subtitles), 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 8 and 9:45 p.m. Friday.
"Movie Madness," a weekly series sponsored by Wyoming County Arts Council Gallery, 31 S. Main St., Perry, will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday. Screenings this week include "Orphans of the Storm," 1922, based on the play by Adolphe Dennery and Eugene Cromon, plus "A Woman of Paris," a 1923 drama starring Charlie Chaplin.
Screening Room, located in the Century Mall, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Amherst, will present "Dementia 13," Francis Ford Coppola's directorial debut film about a series of ax murders, at 8 p.m. Thursday, and "Charade," a 1963 Hitchcock-style mystery/comedy starring Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant and Walter Matthau, at 8 p.m. next Saturday.
Commercial films opening Friday in area theaters include "Hillary and Jackie," "Just the Ticket" and "She's All That."