special guests spring 2014

films screen in the Willard Straight Theatre, unless otherwise noted

Park Doing (Electrical and Computer Engineering & STS) presents
A Cultural Anthropology of Television Noise
Wed Apr 16 @ 7:15 • FREE
with The Orbiting Art Ensemble featuring Mike Stark, Hank Roberts, and Matt Saccucimorano plus visuals by Park Doing and Bubba Crumrine
Filmmaker Lucien Castaing-Taylor (Harvard’s Sensory Ethnography Lab)
presents Leviathan
Fri Apr 18 @ 7:00
(NEW) Filmmaker Mika Mattila
presents his art doc Chimeras
Sun Apr 20 @ 4:30
Prof. Jonathan Kirshner (Government)
introduces Taxi Driver for our film series ’70s Cinema
Tues Apr 22 @ 7:30
Prof. Jonathan Kirshner (Government)
introduces Chinatown for our film series ’70s Cinema
Tues Apr 29 @ 7:30
Filmmaker Becky Lane
and members of her creative team present the short films Hens & Chicks, Poker Face, Happy Hour and The Chanticleer and host a post-screening Q&A; a benefit for the feature film production of The Chanticleer,
Wed Apr 30 @ 7:00

previously seen

Ithaca's Cloud Chamber Orchestra (Robby Aceto, Peter Dodge & Chris White)
perform their original improvised score with Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life
Tues Jan 28 @ 7:30 • Sage Chapel (free)
Dr. Philip Carli
provides piano accompaniment to Hitchcock silent The Ring
Wed Jan 29 @ 7:00 ($12 / $ 9 Students) or use The Hitchcock Pass
CU Prof. Marina Cauillaud (Entomology)
introduces More Than Honey
Thur Jan 30 @ 7:00
Dr. Philip Carli
provides piano accompaniment to Hitchcock silent The Manxman
Wed Feb 5 @ 7:00 ($12 / $ 9 Students) or use The Hitchcock Pass
Ken Winokur (Alloy Orchestra), Beth Custer (Clubfoot Orchestra) & Jonathan LaMaster (Cul de Sac)
accompany Hitchcock silent The Lodger
Fri Feb 7 @ 7:00 ($12 / $ 9 Students) or use The Hitchcock Pass
Ken Winokur (Alloy Orchestra), Beth Custer (Clubfoot Orchestra) & Jonathan LaMaster (Cul de Sac)
play to the 60s film montages of graphic artist Ken Brown in Psychedelic Cinema
Fri Feb 7 @ 9:30 • $12 / $10 students
Tickets available online at cornellcinematickets.com
Paleo-artist John Gurche
introduces Jurassic Park as part of Darwin Days 2014
Mon Feb 10 @ 7:15 • FREE
Dr. Philip Carli
provides piano accompaniment to Hitchcock silent Blackmail
Wed Feb 12 @ 7:00 ($12 / $ 9 Students) or use The Hitchcock Pass
Co-screenwriter & Cornell Asst. Prof. Austin Bunn (PMA)
hosts a Q&A after screening of Kill Your Darlings
Thur Feb 13 @ 7:00
Filmmaker Sarah Christman
presents her film As Above, So Below, along with her short Gowandus Canal
Wed Feb 19 @ 7:00
Cornell Cinema’s Elegant Winter Party
featuring Hitchcock silent Champagne accompanied by Dr. Philip Carli on piano • plus cash bar • hors d’ouevres & desserts • door prizes
Sat Feb 22 • party @ 7:15 • film @ 9:00
Tickets available online at cornellcinematickets.com
Prof. Don Fredericksen (PMA)
introduces the latest film by Claude Landsmann (Shoah), The Last of the Unjust
Wed Feb 26 @ 7:00
Prof. Jonathan Kirshner (Government)
introduces Nashville for our film series ’70s Cinema
Tues Mar 4 @ 7:30
Ithaca’s vintage clothing store, Petrune
presents a Funny Face inspired fashion show, with screening of Funny Face • $10 / $8 students (reg price for film alone)
Wed Mar 5 • runway opens @ 7:20 • film @ 8:00
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Chuck Workman
presents his latest film, What is Cinema?
Thur Mar 6 @ 7:00
Filmmaker Beth O’Brien ’99 and composer Craig Shepard
present a live performance of “On Foot: Brooklyn”
Tues Mar 11 @ 7:30
Prof. Steven Strogatz (Math)
introduces Colors of Math
Thur Mar 13 @ 7:00
Photographer Rafael Goldchain & filmmaker Vladimir Kabelik
appear in conjunction with the documentary Beautifully Broken: The Life and Work of Rafael Goldchain
Sun Mar 16 @ 11:00 am • FREE
Prof. Jonathan Kirshner (Government)
introduces The Conversation for our film series ’70s Cinema
Tues Mar 18 @ 7:30
Assoc. Prof. Peter Wittich (Physics)
introduces Particle Fever
Wed Mar 19 @ 7:00
Asst. Prof. Arnika Fuhrmann (Southeast Asian Studies) and Wasana Wonsurawat, a historian of China and Southeast Asia from Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok
discuss The Missing Picture
Thur Mar 20 @ 7:00
Cornell Cinema presents a French soirée
featuring Amélie • refreshments • photo booth
Sat Mar 22 @ 7:15 • Willard Straight Memorial Room
Tickets $10 / $8 students. Available online at cornellcinematickets.com Film @ 8:30 in Willard Straight Theatre (regular prices for film alone.)
Filmmaker & Asst. Prof. J.P. Sniadecki (PMA)
introduces and discusses Yumen & People’s Park
Yumen: Wed Apr 9 @ 5:00 ($5 all) • People’s Park: Wed Apr 9 @ 7:00 (reg price)
These films offer unique views of two different regions in China. Ithaca College film professor Andrew Utterson will facilitate the discussions.
Hollywood director Paul Verhoeven (Robocop, Basic Instinct, Starship Troopers)
presents his film Total Recall (1990, digitally restored), the cult classic with Arnold Schwarznegger, based on a Philip K. Dick short story
Fri Apr 11 @ 7:00 • $12 / $8 students
Tickets available online at cornellcinematickets.com