Event Photo Archive
Producer Dan Cohen ’05 (Arrival, 2016) following a screening of his earlier film The Spectacular Now (2013), April 21, 2017.
Faculty panelists discuss the Academy Award nominated documentary I Am Not Your Negro after its Ithaca premiere at Cornell Cinema, February 8, 2017.
The Invincible Czars, from Austin, TX, perform their original score to F.W. Murnau’s Nosferatu (1922) in Sage Chapel, October 13, 2016.
Adepero Oduye ’99 introduces a screening of The Big Short (2015) in which she plays the role of Kathy Tao, March 5, 2016.
From a screening of Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious (1946), starring Ingrid Bergman & Cary Grant, outdoors on the Willard Straight Hall Terrace, Summer 2015.
Artist Amie Siegel and film scholar Scott MacDonald engage in discussion following a screening of Siegel’s DDR/DDR (2008), part of a Siegel film retrospective, February 26, 2015.
Animator Jodie Mack before her screening/ performance of Let Your Light Shine, October 2014.
Director Paul Verhoeven engages with the audience following a screening of a digital restoration of Total Recall (1990), April 14, 2014.
National Geographic photographer James Balog (pictured here with Cornell Cinema Director Mary Fessenden) discusses Chasing Ice (2012), a documentary about his work, April 8, 2013.
Guests mingle at Cornell Cinema's Elegant Winter Party—A Night Worth Gambling On—featuring a 40th anniversary print of The Sting (1973), March 2, 2013.
The Phantom of the Opera (1925/1929) accompanied on the Sage Chapel organ by silent film scholar/accompanist Dr. Philip Carli, Sage Chapel, February 19, 2013.
The Alloy Orchestra’s famous “rack of junk percussion” in advance of their performance with Sergei Eisenstein’s Strike! (1925), March 9, 2018.
Local musicians Anna Coogan & Tzar (Michael Stark & Brian Wilson) rehearse before performing their original score to the silent sci-fi film Aelita: Queen of Mars (1924), March 24, 2016.
F.W. Murnau’s Faust (1926) with live accompaniment by the Filmharmonia Duo, October 31, 2012, in Sage Chapel.
CU Provost's Visiting Professor John Cleese in conversation with Professor Jonathan Kirshner (Government) in advance of a screening of A Fish Called Wanda, September 10, 2017. Photo by Lindsay France, Cornell Chronicle.
A full house attends CU Provost's Visiting Professor John Cleese in conversation with Professor Jonathan Kirshner (Government) in advance of a screening of A Fish Called Wanda, September 10, 2017. Photo by Lindsay France, Cornell Chronicle.
Indie producer Christine Vachon in conversation with Ithaca College professor and filmmaker Cathy Crane following a screening of Colette, which Vachon produced, March 20, 2019.
Dominique Thorne ’19 discussions her role in Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk, March 14, 2019.
Conceptual artist Maura Brewer performing her “Tribute” to Jessica Chastain, March 13, 2019.
Legendary experimental filmmakers Ken & Flo Jacobs with members of CAGE (Cornell Avant-Garde Ensemble) following a live Nervous Magic Lantern performance accompanied by CAGE, April 25, 2017.
Legendary guitarist Gary Lucas performs his original score with the silent German classic, The Golem (1920), March 4, 2020.
Our 13th Annual Elegant Winter Party featuring a Jazz Age-style reception, a display of vintage flapper dresses from Cornell’s Costume Collection & a screening of Ernst Lubitsch’s silent comedy So This is Paris (1926) with live piano accompaniment by Dr. Philip Carli. Feb 22, 2017.
Conceptual artist & filmmaker Jill Magid ’95 during a Q & A (via Skype) following a screening of her feature film debut The Proposal, about the legacy of Mexican architect Luis Barragán, September 19, 2019.
Filmmaker (Ithaca College alum and Ithaca native) Zia Anger at the start of her live performance of “My First Film,” October 10, 2019.
Silent film accompanist & composer, Dr. Philip Carli, performs with Buster Keaton in Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928), February 15, 2020.
Cornell Cinema staff members assist German experimental filmmaker Helga Fanderl in preparation for her program Poetry in Motion: Super8 Films by Helga Fanderl, October 24, 2018.
Screenwriter Guinevere Turner in conversation with Professor & filmmaker Jeff Palmer (PMA) following a screening of American Psycho, March 10, 2020.
Egyptian filmmaker Tamer El Said speaking with students outside of Willard Straight Theatre following a screening of his film In the Last Days of the City, September 27, 2018.
Panelists (L to R) Dr. Catherine Clepper (Screen Cultures, Northwestern University), Professor N'Dri Assie-Lumumba (Africana Studies) & PhD candidate Lauren Siegel (Africana Studies) following a screening of I Am Not a Witch by Zambia-born Welsh director Rungano Nyoni, February 12, 2019.
Filmmakers Joshua Bonnetta & J.P. Sniadecki before a screening of their film El Mar la Mar, April 26, 2018.
A screening of Woody Allen’s Annie Hall on the Willard Straight Terrace, June 22, 2016.
Crowd gathers for Cat Video Fest 2020, February 23, 2020.
A freewheeling Q & A with Yo La Tengo, following their performance with Sam Green’s The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller, Sept 29, 2012.
Producer Scott Ferguson ’82 and Temple Grandin, a Frank H.T. Rhodes Class of ’56 Professor, at a screening of the HBO film, Temple Grandin, Feb 25, 2010.
Mary Fessenden (Cornell Cinema Director) hosts a visit from Cornell alum and Academy Award winner (Best Original Screenplay for The King’s Speech) David Seidler ’59, April 12, 2011.
Natalie Merchant performs with the locally based band The Horseflies after a screening of Dear Governor Cuomo, Nov 12, 2012.
The Alloy Orchestra performs with the Ithaca Premiere of the definitive restoration (147 minutes) of Fritz Lang’s Metropolis as part of our 40th Anniversary celebrations, June 26, 2010.
The Quay Brothers (Timothy & Stephen) introduce the program Tales from the Quay Brothers, a collection of their short films, on January 26, 2010. Their visit, sponsored by the College of Architecture, Art & Planning, coincided with the opening of “Dormitorium: An Exhibition of Film Decors by the Quays” in the John Hartell Gallery.
Faculty panelists Samantha Sheppard, Oneka LaBennett, Noliwe Rooks, and Dehanza Rogers after a screening of Beyoncé’s visual album Lemonade as part of ‘The Aesthetics and Style of Race, Gender and Politics: Beyoncé’s Lemonade,’ on September 22, 2016.
Ricky Jay takes questions following a screening of the documentary Deceptive Practices: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay on September 25, 2013.
Timothy “Speed” Levitch with director Mary Fessenden in advance of his multi-media performance 'Speed Levitch: Live from Inner Space,' October 23, 2003, as part of a film series including Richard Linklater's Waking Life, which features Levitch, and the documentary The Cruise, about him.
Academy Award nominated editor Tim Squyres ’81 talks about his work on Ang Lee’s Life of Pi following a screening on March 10, 2013.
Cornell alum and director Will Gluck '93 following a sneak preview of Easy A on May 8, 2010. Star Emma Stone phoned in to participate in the Q & A.
The Philip Glass Ensemble performs live with Godfrey Reggio’s Koyaanisqatsi in Bailey Hall, a Cornell Cinema event sponsored by the Atkinson Forum in American Studies, on November 3, 2017. Photo credit: Randy Hendrickson