special guests fall 2017

films screen in the Willard Straight Theatre, unless otherwise noted
The Filmharmonia Duo (Michael Tsalka and Dennis James)
perform their live score to Hamlet (1921) starring Asta Nielson
Thur Sept 14 @ 8:00* in Sage Chapel (FREE)
*a pre-screening lecture about the making of the score will be held at 7:15pm
Prof. Gary Whittaker (Microbiology & Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine) and Dr. Karyn Havas (Population Medicine & Diagnostic Science, College of Veterinary Medicine)
participate in a post-screening panel discussion of Mosquito
Tues Sept 19 @ 7:15 (free)
moderated by Laura Harrington, Program Director of the CDC Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-borne Diseases & CU Professor of Entomology
Writer/Director Katherine Dieckmann
presents Strange Weather starring Holly Hunter
Thur Sept 21 @ 7:00
Writer/Director Matias Piñeiro
presents Hermia and Helena
Tues Sept 26 @ 7:00
Professor Mary Woods (Architecture, CU) on Sept 27
introduces Citizen Jane: Battle for the City
Wed Sept 27 @ 7:00
CU Institute for European Studies Regional Visiting Fellow & IC Professor Andrew Utterson (Cinema Studies)
introduces Godard’s Goodbye to Language (3D)
Wed Oct 4 @ 7:00
The Invincible Czars
perform their live score with the early horror silent Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde starring John Barrymore
Thur Oct 12 @ 7:30 ($10 general / $8 students & seniors)
Advance tickets at CornellCinemaTickets.com
Filmmaker Yosep Anggi Noen, producer Yulia Evina Bhara, and actress Marissa Anita
appear with Solo, Solitude via Skype
Mon Oct 16 @ 7:00 (FREE)
Filmmakers Tomonari Nishikawa & Daïchï Saïto
present Elective Affinities a collection of short experimental films
Tues Oct 17 @ 7:15
TBA
introduces City of Ghosts
Wed Oct 18 @ 7:00
Filmmaker Avijit Mukul Kishore & architect Rohan Shivkumar
present Nostalgia for the Future
Tues Oct 24 @ 7:15 (FREE)
CU professor Jonathan Kirshner
introduces Jean-Pierre Melville’s Army of Shadows
Thur Oct 26 @ 6:45
The Philip Glass Ensemble
perform the Philip Glass soundtrack with the visionary movie Koyaanisqatsi Live!
Fri Nov 3 @ 7:30 @ Bailey Hall
Advance tickets $18 general/$12 students (Available at BaileyTickets.com starting mid-August).
Ticket prices at the door will be $24 general/$18 students / Co-presenter: The Atkinson Forum in American Studies
Screenwriter Kong Rithdee
presents The Island Funeral
Sat Nov 4 @ 4:00 (FREE)
Filmmaker Tim Slade
presents his documentary The Destruction of Memory
Wed Nov 15 @ 7:15
CU Institute for European Studies Regional Visiting Fellow & IC Professor Saviana Condeescu (Theatre Arts)
introduces Graduation by Romanian director Cristian Mungiu
Thur Nov 16 @ 7:00

seen previously

Cinema Director Mary Fessenden, Manager Doug McLaren and representatives from the Cornell Cinema Student Advisory Board
present an Orientation to Cornell Cinema followed by a Movie Poster Sale
Mon Aug 21 @ 7:00 (FREE TO ALL) • Movie Poster Sale starts @ 8:45
Students from the Cornell Environmental Collaborative
speak in conjunction with the environmental film Tomorrow
Wed Aug 23 @ 7:00 (FREE TO NEW STUDENTS w/ID)
CU professor Jonathan Kirshner
introduces Jean-Pierre Melville’s Le Samourai starring Alain Delon
Thur Aug 24 @ 7:00 (FREE TO NEW STUDENTS w/ID)
Producer Weijie Lai
presents Pop Aye
Wed Sept 6 @ 7:00
CU Provost’s Visiting Professor (and Monty Python alum) John Cleese
along with Professor Jonathan Kirshner
hold a pre-film conversation about A Fish Called Wanda
Sun Sept 10 @ 7:00
SOLD OUT (Rush ticket line at door for unclaimed seats)
Producer/Director Deborah Hoard and Co-Directer and Editor Rachel Ferro
present their film RE:Thinking and hold an informal discussion about women in media
Tues Sept 12 @ 7:15
Advance tickets at CornellCinemaTickets.com