Cornell Cinema Fall 2013

Latest News

Short Hiatus

Cornell Cinema will not be screening Thur Apr 24–Sun Apr 27. Rejoin us Tue, Apr 29 for Polanski’s classic LA-noir, Chinatown. Look for our May screenings online by Apr 23.

Add Us to Your Calendar!

Did you know you can download our entire screening calendar (or just specific films) to your smart phone or tablet? Try it out and never miss a screening again!

Coming Soon

Tue Apr 22: Faculty Intro
Taxi Driver

Prof. Jonathan Kirshner (Government) introduces Martin Scorsese's classic Taxi Driver, which catapulted De Niro to the front rank of American film actors, launched a catchphrase ("You talking to me?") and proved Jodie Foster had adult acting chops. Plus a mesmerizing film score from the legendary Bernard Herrmann (his last.)

Tue Apr 29: Faculty Intro
Chinatown

Prof. Jonathan Kirshner (Government) introduces Chinatown, Roman Polanski's genre-shifting LA noir from the 1970s. Starring Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway and a spooky John Huston. Oscar-winning screenplay by Robert Towne.

Wed Apr 30: Filmmaker Becky Lane & members of her creative team

An evening of short films by Lane, including finished scenes of The Chanticleer, shot in Ithaca's Chanti and set in a dark patch of the 50s. Lane is raising funds to make The Chanticleer, originally planned for a web series, into a full-length feature.