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.
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Tue Apr 22: Faculty Intro
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
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.
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.