special guests fall 2018

films screen in the Willard Straight Theatre, unless otherwise noted
Filmmaker Sasha Waters Freyer
presents her documentary Garry Winogrand: All Things are Photographable
Thur Sept 20 @ 7:00
post-screening discussion facilitated by professor of photography Bill Gaskin
Filmmaker Tamer el Said
presents his film In the Last Days of the City
Thur Sept 27 @ 7:00 • Tickets: $3 general / $2 students
Post-screening discussion will be facilitated by Professor Deborah Starr (NES)
Cheryl Finley (History of Art & Visual Studies)
introduces SuperFly
Sun Sept 30 @ 7:00
Jeremy Braddock (English/Media Studies)
introduces Brand X
Tues Oct 2 @ 7:00
Jeremy Braddock (English/Media Studies)
introduces Dynamite Chicken
Tues Oct 2 @ 9:20
Argentine/Mexican documentary filmmaker Carlos Rossini
participates in a conversation with Cecelia Lawless (Romance Studies)
Thur Oct 11 @ 4:30 (FREE)
Erik Born (German Studies)
leads a discussion following the screening of Experimental Minute Films by Alexander Kluge
Thur Oct 11 @ 7:30 (FREE)
The Invincible Czars
perform their live score with a screening of The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
Thur Oct 18 @ 7:30 ($10 general / $8 students and seniors)
Tickets on sale from CornellCinemaTickets.com
Author Maggie Hennefeld (Univ of Minnesota)
presents the program Specters of Feminist Silent Film Comedy
Tues Oct 23 @ 7:00
Filmmaker Helga Fanderl
presents a program of her short films—Poetry in Motion: Super8 Films
Wed Oct 24 @ 7:15
Animator Lynn Tomlinson ’88
presents her animated short The Elephant's Song showing with doc Love and Bananas
Fri Oct 26 @ 7:00
Anna Coogan & Tzar
perform their live score to a 1925 silent of Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher in House of Usher: a multi-media rock ‘n’ roll opera
Tues Oct 30 @ 7:30  ($12 general / $8 students and seniors)
Tickets on sale from CornellCinemaTickets.com
Sabine Haenni (PMA/American Studies)
introduces Zabriskie Point
Wed Oct 31 @ 7:00
Filmmaker Mary Zournazi
presents her documentary Dogs of Democracy
Thur Nov 1 @ 7:00
Alicia Svigals (violin) and Donald Sosin (piano)
perform their score to the restored 1923 silent The Ancient Law
Wed Nov 14 @ 7:00 (FREE)

Previously seen

Elliot Shapiro (Jewish Studies)
introduces The Graduate
Tue Aug 21 @ 7:00
Judith Peraino (Music)
introduces Yellow Submarine
Thur Aug 23 @ 7:00
Historian Paul Cronin (SVA)
hosts a Skype discussion of Medium Cool
Tues Aug 28 @ 7:15
Historian Paul Cronin (SVA)
hosts a Skype discussion of Columbia Revolt
Wed Aug 29 @ 7:00
Judith Reppy (Science & Technology Studies)
introduces The Atomic Cafe
Fri Sept 7 @ 7:00
Dehanza Rogers (Performing and Media Arts)
introduces The Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975
Wed Sept 12 @ 7:00
Matthew Evangelista (Government)
introduces The Bomb
Wed Sept 12 @ 9:20 (FREE)
Wendy Wolford, Vice Provost for International Affairs
leads a discussion following the screening of Gabriel and the Mountain
Thur Sept 13 @ 7:00
Gretchen Ritter (Government)
introduces and holds a discussion following the screening of RBG
Mon Sept 17 @ 7:00 (CornellCinemaTickets.com)
Filmmaker Priya Sen
presents her film Yeh Freedom Life
Tues Sept 18 @ 7:30 (FREE)