film series: fall 2018
- The 1968 Era Revisited
A 50th anniversary visit to a watershed year: revolts in Paris and at Columbia, Black Power, underground films, VIetnam, etc.
- 3D Showcase
Experience amazing 3D projection at 2D prices! Our system outperforms the mall; check out work by Herzog & Scorsese; Jurassic's dinos and classic Vincent Price!
- Animated East Asia
In conjunction with the Cornell University Library, we offer a diverse range of animated work from South Korea, China & Japan!
- Anniversary Restorations
Gorgeous digital restorations of films important and quirky, all in celebration of their anniversaries—from Dreyer's Joan of Arc to Miyazaki's Totoro!
- Cine con Cultura
Cornell Cinema participates in this local festival celebrating current films by Latinx/Latin American filmmakers and/or those communities.
- Doc Spots
5 diverse docs: a visual symphony of mountains; RBG; a critique of industrial agriculture; inspiring films about a film preservationist
& elephant rescuers.
- Fashion Forward Films
Fashion is a huge part of our visual culture; enjoy 3 fascinating films about designers/tastemakers, and 2 Hollywood features dripping with diva moments!
Every semester we feature in-person visits by filmmakers; join us for a feast of films from 5 diverse talents!
- French Film Festival
Decades of French film, including work by several masters (Varda, Bresson, Denis, Dreyer, Godard, Assayas) and tomorrow's star directors!
- Horror & Halloween
Lon Chaney, Vincent Price and Jack Nicholson play classic 'monsters' while we also dip into more recent waters; includes a Halloween party!
- IthaKid Film Festival
Our regular fest for kids and adults cosponsored with the Ithaca Youth Bureau: just $5 / $4 kids 12 & under. An international menu!
- Live Music & Film Events
The Invincible Czars perform with The Phantom of the Opera; Anna Coogan & Tzar enrich 1925's Fall of the House of Usher; plus we offer a rare Jewish silent!
- Nuclear Visions
In conjunction with a symposium organized by the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, we present 3 films, satiric and astonishing!
- Orientation Week
Check out the variety of Cinema's programming; new students (w/ ID) get in free Sun Aug 19–Thur Aug 23; ALL CU students free on Fri Aug 24 (Welcome Weekend)
- The Puppet Master:
The Films of Jiří Trnka
This Czech children's illustrator created a series of stop-motion animations with an artistry and longevity easily matching Disney!
- Transcendental Film
Four films that explore the boundaries of spirituality in memory of Cornell's late film scholar & Jungian analyst Don Fredericksen.
- Leon Vitali
& Stanley Kubrick
After acting in Kubrick's Barry Lyndon, Vitali decamped to the other side of the camera, becoming Kubrick's right-hand man for the remainder of his career.
- Wes Anderson:
4 Influential Films
You'll find references to these four films throughout his filmography: Harold and Maude, The Graduate, Fellini's Amarcord and Ozu's Tokyo Story.
- World Cinema
6 of the best of contemporary international cinema: works from Brazil, Egypt, Georgia, Indonesia, Israel, and Senegal/ Democratic Republic of Congo!