Buffalo’s Off Beat Cinema Celebrates 26th Anniversary On-Air & Launch Of A New Book With Party At Rohall’s Corner

50’s inspired themed party – Thursday, October 24th, 6-10 pm. Rohall’s Corner, 540 Amherst St. Buffalo, NY.

 A special book launch, “Movies 365: A Good Movie for Every Day of the Year”by Greg Sterlace! Enjoy food, music, and more

Posted October 23, 2019 on Niagara At Large

Buffalo, N.Y. – Buffalo’s longest-running nationally syndicated television show is “Off Beat Cinema,” celebrating 26 years on-the-air Midnight October 26th with the screening of “Night of The Living Dead.”

The program is based out of flagship station WBBZ-TV, and airs on over 90 television stations on the Retro Network. The Saturday night movie show has partnered with author / underground filmmaker, Greg Sterlace, on his latest book release; “Movies 365: A Good Movie for Every Day of the Year.”

This is the perfect combination of the eclectic movie-based show and the eccentric writer of pop culture.

To celebrate, the Off Beat Cinema cast and crew are throwing a party, thatis FREE to the public on Thursday, October 24th from 6-10 p.m at Rohall’s Corner, 540 Amherst Street.

The featured film for the 26th anniversary celebration for Off Beat Cinema and the book launch

Party guests are invited to dress in 50s beatnik or film-star inspired attire. Sterlace’s book showcases movies that fit the spirit of the long-loved late-night show. In addition, a special chapter of features select movie lists and commentary on films by cast, producers, and crew of OFF BEATCINEMA.

Jeff Simon, a long-time movie critic at The Buffalo News said this about Sterlace’s book: “… I had the enormous personal pleasure of–at long last–hearing the other side of a movie discussion with a very funny,irreverent and altogether brilliant friend…two Buffalo institutions have just united with totally delightful results… No Buffalo movie-loving home should be without it, it seems to me.”

About Off Beat Cinema Now in its 26th season, “Off Beat Cinema” airs at 12 midnight from its flagship station, WBBZ-TV Channel 67.1 in Springville/Buffalo, WBGT-TV in Rochester and Corning, NY; and throughout the USA on the Retro Television Network. “Zelda” is played by Constance Caldwell; “Bird” is played by Tony Billoni. “Theo” is played by JeffreyRoberts.

The show was created by WNY advertising executive James Gillan. John DiSciullo is the Executive Producer. The production crew includes Andy Smyczynski, Chatham Marcolini, and Tim Marcolini.

About the writer Greg Sterlace –

Sterlace had a popular public access television show, The Greg Sterlace Show, from the late 1980s continuing on a limited basis today. He wrote an interview column, Convolutions with Greg Sterlace, for Buffalo Beat in the 1990s with his long-time creative partner and wife Paula Wachowiak. This isSterlace’s fifth book and first collaboration.

His other writings include books on The Beatles and Bob Dylan. He has also won Filmmaker of the year 2019 from Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival for his movie, “Catcher in the Rye with Diamonds.”

For more information on Off Beat Cinema, click on – www.offbeatcinema.tv .

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