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November 19,2017 15:00
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Turkish capital bans LGBT cinema, exhibitions

The Turkish capital Ankara has banned the public showing of films and exhibitions related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues, the governor's office said on Sunday, citing risks to public safety.
November 18,2017 23:00
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Cinema and the Russian Revolution

By Martin Melarkey  Foyle Film Festival marks the centenary of the Russian Revolution with a screening of October, Sergei Eisenstein’s epic portrayal of the events...
November 18,2017 18:40
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Arab Cinema's Moment of Truth

Artists are the bellwether of society, and if Arab cinema is anything to go by, the region is at the cusp of another major upheaval.
November 18,2017 18:40
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Funding Art is Important: A Defense of Cornell Cinema

Cornell is not a university specifically reserved for the STEM disciplines. We were founded under a proud cosmopolitan banner of “Any Person, Any Study,” and we differ from MIT or CalTech in that we claim to offer the highest possible level of instruction in any field a person might choose. As a former PMA/English major […]
November 03,2017 08:00
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Students Protest at SA After Committee Votes to Defund Cornell Cinema

Gabriel Kaufman ’18, appropriations committee chair, said the Cinema was an “insolvent, high-cost, labor intensive enterprise,” that failed to comply with the S.A.’s request to improve efficiency. The University, not the students, should be subsidizing costs of the Cinema, he said in the meeting.
November 02,2017 17:20
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Guest Room | Defending Our Cinema

A few semesters ago, when I was a more active staff writer in this section, I reviewed the 1971 film Walkabout before it screened at the Cornell Cinema. When the opportunity arose to review one of the greatest Australian films ever made, I obviously seized it without hesitation, thankful there exists an institution right here […]
November 02,2017 11:00
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Bin Laden was a big fan of American cinema

Osama bin Laden hated America — but he and his family sure loved American movies, according to a list of the videos that were seized during the raid in which the al Qaeda kingpin was killed. Navy
November 02,2017 11:00
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SA Appropriations Committee Votes to Defund Cornell Cinema

The Student Assembly Appropriations Committee voted on Monday to allocate $0 to Cornell Cinema in 2018-20 in advance of the S.A. meeting on Thursday, when members of the Assembly will debate whether or not to approve the Committee’s recommendations.
November 02,2017 11:00
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Guest Room | Defending Our Cinema | The Cornell Daily Sun

A few semesters ago, when I was a more active staff writer in this section, I reviewed the 1971 film Walkabout before it screened at the Cornell Cinema. When the opportunity arose to review one of the greatest Australian films ever made, I obviously seized it without hesitation, thankful there exists an institution right here […]
October 22,2017 17:00
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Creepy cars in cinema

We all watch those horror movies around Halloween time. Me, I like the ones with the creepy rides. They are just so sinister. I can’t imagine being the designer of one of these cars. George Barris, in fact, had his hand in a few of them.So here is a list of some of my favorites. Be sure to look up the movies and rent a couple DVD’s this Halloween.Happy Halloween!poconomyride@gmail.co...
October 21,2017 13:40
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Worcester's Paris Cinema demolition site catches fire

WORCESTER - A pile of rubble caught fire Friday afternoon at the demolition site of the old Paris Cinema on Franklin Street.Smoke and fire spewed from the wreckage around 4:30 p.m.District Fire Chief Edward Thomas said firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the fire, and wet down the adjacent Portland Street buildings.He said the fire did not spread to other buildings; he said his only conce...
October 21,2017 10:20
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In the Netflix era, David Fincher perfectly sums up modern cinema ...

David Fincher saw the writing on the wall for cinema years ago. After a long, successful career in film, where Fincher directed smart, character-driven thrillers like Se7en, Fight Club, and Zodiac, he became one of the first filmmakers to defect to Netflix. This was back when the streaming service was just starting to commission its own originals....
October 20,2017 16:00
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David Fincher, the first filmmaker to defect to Netflix, perfectly sums up modern cinema

David Fincher saw the writing on the wall for cinema years ago. After a long, successful career in film, where Fincher directed smart, character-driven thrillers like Se7en, Fight Club, and Zodiac, he became one of the first filmmakers to defect to Netflix. This was back when the streaming service was just starting to commission its own originals....
October 20,2017 11:40
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Mountain Cinema Club Enriching Minds

Foreign films are better than American films. At least that’s according to Mary Lindsey, membership committee secretary and treasurer for the Mountain Cinema Club (MCC).
October 20,2017 11:40
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Things to do: Putt Around Downtown, Cider Festival, Nightlight Cinema

The weather forecast for this weekend is sunny and 70 degrees, perfect for these fun events happening around town: Putt Around Downtown Put on your best golfing gear and round up your friends for a game of golf at Main Street Kent's annual Putt Around Downtown event Saturday, where the city will be transformed into a miniature golf course. Pick up your commemorative golf ball, score...