special guests spring 2019

films screen in the Willard Straight Theatre, unless otherwise noted

Filmmaker Todd McGrain
presents his documentary Elephant Path/Njaia Njoku
Tues Apr 16 @ 7:00 (FREE)
Ecuadorian filmmaker Alexandra Cuesta
presents her film Territorio
Wed Apr 17 @ 7:00
Cornell faculty members Laurent Dubreuil (Director of French Studies), Claire Ménard (Lecturer of French), Tim Murray (Professor of English & Comparative Literature), & Marie-Claire Vallois (Associate Professor of French)
hold a panel discussion following a screening of La Pointe Courte in honor of the late Agnès Varda
Thur Apr 18 @ 4:30 (FREE)
Photographer James Balog (Chasing Ice)
presents a screening of his work documenting climate change: The Human Element
Mon Apr 22 @ 7:00 (FREE)
Experimental filmmakers Sabine Gruffat & Bill Brown from North Carolina
present a program of their short films: Take It Down! Recent Film Work by Sabine Gruffat and Bill Brown
Tues Apr 23 @ 7:00
Filmmaker Anand Patwardhan
presents Reason, Pts 1-5
Tues Apr 23 @ 7:00 — POSTPONED TO FALL 2019
Filmmaker Shelly Chopra Dhar
presents her Bollywood style film of a lesbian romance, Ek Ladki ko Dekha to Aisa Laga (How I Felt When I Saw That Girl)
Wed Apr 24 @ 4:30 (FREE)
Sponsored by Out 4 Business and the Cornell India Association
Filmmaker Anand Patwardhan
presents Reason, Pts 6-8
Wed Apr 24 @ 7:00 — POSTPONED TO FALL 2019

Previously seen

Filmmaker Chrissy Guest, IC Faculty
presents her work The Women of Titmouse Animation
Mon Jan 28 @ 6:45
Filmmaker & IC faculty member Cathy Crane
presents her new feature film The Manhattan Front
Thur Jan 31 @ 7:00
Cinematographer Ashley Connor (IC alum)
discusses Madeline’s Madeline via Skype
Tues Feb 5 @ 7:00
Dehanza Rogers (Performing & Media Arts)
leads a post-screening discussion of The Hate U Give
Wed Feb 6 @ 6:45
Professor N'Dri Assie-Lumumba (Africana) and PhD candidate Lauren Siegel, PhD candidate
hold a post-screening discussion of I Am Not A Witch
Tues Feb 12 @ 7:00
Jason Livingston ’94
presents Songs of Inexperience: Select Works by Jason Livingston
Wed Feb 20 @ 7:00
Dr. Philip Carli
provides live piano accompaniment to Buster Keaton’s silent film comedy Seven Chances
Sat Feb 23 @ 2:00
$7 adults / $5 kids 12 & under (CornellCinemaTickets.com)
Deborah Starr (NES)
introduces In Between (Bar Bahar)
Thur Feb 28 @ 6:45
Filmmakers Michal Jaskulmis & Lawrence Loewinger
present their documentary Bogdan’s Journey
Mon Mar 4 @ 7:00 (free)
Deborah Starr (NES)
introduces Working Woman
Thur Mar 7 @ 8:30
Cast member & CU student Dominique Thorne ’19
introduces and answers questions after If Beale Street Could Talk
Thur Mar 14 @ 6:45
Independent producer Christine Vachon (Killer Films)
presents Colette
Wed Mar 20 @ 7:00
David Greenbaum ’98, Co-Head of Production, Fox Searchlight
is interviewed by Lynda Bogel in a Conversation with David Greenbaum ‘98 (via Skype)
Thur Mar 21 @ 5:15 (free)
Susana Romero-Sanchez (History)
introduces Birds of Passage
Sun Mar 24 @ 4:30
Electronic/ ambient musical group Coupler
performs their live score with Ozu’s silent noir Dragnet Girl introduced by postdoc Andrew Campana (Asian Studies)
Wed Apr 10 @ 7:30
$12 general/ $9 students & seniors (advance) / $15 general/ $12 students & seniors (at the door) (CornellCinemaTickets.com)
Vincent Grenier
presents a program of his experimental shorts in Material Incidents: The Cinema of Vincent Grenier
Thur Apr 11 @ 7:00