special guests fall 2015

films screen in the Willard Straight Theatre, unless otherwise noted

Asst. Prof. Samantha Sheppard (PMA)
introduces Just Another Girl on the IRT
Wed Oct 28 @ 9:20
Director/co-writer Justin Lerner ’02
presents a sneak preview of The Automatic Hate
Thur Oct 29 @ 7:00
Jeff Cowie & Veronica Martinez-Matsuda of the ILR School
host the documentary The Hand That Feeds
Thur Nov 5 @ 7:00 (free)
Asst. Prof. Samantha Sheppard (PMA)
introduces the restoration of Shirley Clarke’s Portrait of Jason in conjunction with the IvyQ Conference
Fri Nov 13 @ 9:30
Master of Ceremonies Bob Proehl
hosts Sing-a-Long Sound of Music
Sat Nov 14 @ 2:00 / Sat Nov 14 @ 7:30
$15 general • $12 students & seniors • $10 kids 12 & under
at CornellCinemaTickets.com starting Sept 1
Asst. Prof. Samantha Sheppard (PMA)
introduces Dope
Thur Nov 19 @ 7:00

seen previously

Cornell Cinema Director Mary Fessenden
presents An Orientation to Cornell Cinema plus a Movie Poster Sale
Mon Aug 24 @ 7:15 (FREE TO ALL!)
free popcorn! trailers! and a Movie Poster Sale with lots of freebies!
Pianist Philip Carli (intro by Asst. Prof. Samantha Sheppard (PMA))
Carli provides live musical accompaniment to Black filmmaker Oscar Micheaux’s 1919 silent classic, Within Our Gates
Wed Sept 2 @ 7:15
Eric Tagliacozzo: Professor, Dept. of History; Director, Comparative Muslim Societies Program; Director, Cornell Modern Indonesia Project
introduces and discusses The Year of Living Dangerously
Thur Sept 3 @ 4:30 (free)
Colleagues and Friends Remember Don Fredericksen
includes a screening of Bergman’s Persona and a reception afterwards
Wed Sept 9 @ 7:15 (free)
Elizabeth Wijaya: Graduate Student, Comparative Literature
introduces and discusses 40 Years of Silence: An Indonesian Tragedy
Thur Sept 10 @ 4:30 (Free)
Tom Pepinsky: Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Government
introduces and discusses The Act of Killing
Thur Sept 17 @ 4:30 (Free)
Asst. Prof. Samantha Sheppard (PMA)
introduces Killer of Sheep
Wed Sept 23 @ 7:15
Chiara Formichi: Asst. Professor, Southeast Asian Studies, Dept. of Asian Studies
introduces and discusses The Look of Silence
Thur Sept 24 @ 4:30 (also Fri Sept 25 @ 7:15
Filmmaker Natalia Almada
presents her film El Velador: The Night Watchman
Mon Sept 28 @ 4:30 (free)
Cinema in Sage
featuring Beyond Enchantment: Recent Work by Animator Lawrence Jordan
Tues Sept 29 @ 7:30 (Free • Sage chapel)
Author and film scholar Scott MacDonald
presents Binghamton Babylon
Wed Sept 30 @ 7:30
Asst. Prof. Samantha Sheppard (PMA)
introduces Losing Ground
Wed Oct 7 @ 7:15
filmmaker Ashish Avikunthak
presents his film Rati Chakravyuh
Thur Oct 15 @ 7:00 (free)
Filmmaker Marshall Curry
presents his documentary Street Fight
Tues Oct 20 @ 7:15 (Free)
Filmmaker Marshall Curry
presents his documentary If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front
Wed Oct 21 @ 7:15 (Free)
Producer Ryan Silbert ’02
presents The Girl is in Trouble
Thur Oct 22 @ 7
Animator Stacey Steers
presents Stacey Steers: Animations Made by Hand
Mon Oct 26 @ 7:15