Cornell Cinema Fall 2016

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October is Silent Movie Month in Ithaca!

Cornell Cinema joins the Wharton Studio Museum and others to celebrate silent movies this October. We are featuring two spooky classics out of Weimar Germany. F.W. Murnau’s Nosferatu, a tale of a vampire, shown in Sage Chapel with accompaniment by Austin’s The Invincible Czars (Thur Oct 13 @ 7:30); and an recently restored Fritz Lang epic, Destiny, with piano accompaniment by Dr. Philip Carli (Thur Oct 27 @ 7:00). These are special price events; get your tickets now at

And right away in November, we bring back the Alloy Orchestra, for 4 total silent films with live original scores (Nov 3–5). Get those tickets now and beat the rush!

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Coming Soon

Mon Sept 26: Korean film scholar Miseong Woo

Film scholar Miseong Woo (Yonsei University), East Asia Program’s Distinguished Visiting Professorship in Korean Studies, introduces The Lovers and the Despot, a documentary about how Kim Jung-Il kidnapped a South Korean director and actress to make his films (Mon Sept 26 @ 7:00).

Tues Sept 27: Filmmaker Peter Galison via Skype

Come see a free screening of Containment, a documentary about the disposition of nuclear waste for now—and for the next 10,000 years. (Tues Sept 20 @ 7:00).

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