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The Silent City Film Festival celebrates independent silent films and discusses their significance in the Ithaca community.

Silent City Film Festival deep dives into the legacy of filmmaking

By Nolan Sheehan, Contributing Writer October 16, 2023
The origins of this film festival are rooted in tradition. The host of the event at Deep Dive, Dallas Hallam, spoke on the incredible history that surrounds the artistic process for films and other forms of media. Ithaca, being one of the centers for creative expression on the big screen for the first time, has quite the legacy to uphold.

‘Popcorn Premieres’ – “It Lives Inside” (2023) and “No One Will Save You” (2023)

September 29, 2023
Host first-year student Logan Thompson discusses new horror film "It Lives Inside" (2023) with guest Hank Jennings. On his own, Thompson reviews "No One Will Save You" (2023) and the Disney+ series "Ashoka." To wrap up the episode, Thompson analyzes recent film festivals and how he anticipates they will impact award season.
A group of people gather to listen to a roundtable discussion for the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival. The discussion is part of several pre-festival events.

IC talks all things film with pre-FLEFF events

By Evan Miller, Staff Writer February 15, 2023
FLEFF officially finds its new home at the college’s Roy H. Park School of Communications. To celebrate this development, the Park School announced it will be hosting five pre-festival events.
Daniel Gwirtzman, assistant professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance Performance, works on choreography. His work seeks to make dance more accessible.

Q&A: Professor works to make dance more accessible

By Patrick Mazzella, Staff Writer October 5, 2022
Daniel Gwirtzman, assistant professor in the Ithaca College Department of Theatre and Dance Performance, worked on creating accessible dance content.
Enrique Gonzalez-Conty, associate professor in the Ithaca College Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, is the 2022 festival director for the eight edition of Cine con Cultura.

Local film festival celebrates Latino heritage

By Jadyn Davis, Staff Writer September 21, 2022
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Cultura Ithaca and The Latino Civic Association of Tompkins County (LCA) organize the Cine con Cultura Latinx American Film Festival in Ithaca every fall.
The Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival primarily sponsored by Ithaca College will return for its 25th year in March.

Environmental film festival celebrates 25th year

By Clare Shanahan, Staff Writer March 3, 2022
The Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, primarily sponsored by Ithaca College, will return for its 25th year in March.

IC Hillel funds virtual student film festival

December 16, 2020

Sophomore Kyle Friedman and IC Hillel Springboard Longfellow Max Kasler worked together to put on Bo Nitzor, a virtual film festival that highlighted student films.

From left, filmmakers senior Alex Klein, Elias Olsen ’19, junior Clara Montague and Aaron Kelly-Penso answer questions about their films at the Outer Docs Film Festival.

Documentary film festival features the unconventional

By Connor Ahern November 13, 2019

An audience sits quietly in front of a screen in Cinemapolis, watching the curated movie selections of the Outer Docs Film Festival on Nov. 10. The energy of the room shifts with each documentary, as every...

The 2018 film “Too Late to Die Young” was screened as a part of Cine con Cultura Latin Film Festival on  Sept. 21 and 22 at Cornell Cinema. The festival celebrates Latino filmmakers and their contributions to the industry.

Local festival celebrates Latino filmmakers

By Emily Lussier, Proofreader October 1, 2019

A group of moviegoers gathered Sept. 21 at Cornell Cinema to enjoy the film “Too Late to Die Young,” but this showing was unlike most others in Ithaca — it was in Spanish. It brought viewers into...

Editorial: Silents Roar film festival supports new filmmakers

Editorial: “Silents Roar” film festival supports new filmmakers

March 27, 2019
By organizing and continuing to help with the festival, Okumu is doing her part to encourage and foster the growth of the incoming generation of future filmmakers.
Mike Skvarla, a producer for Ithaca Fantastik horror film festival, poses with a poster in the lobby of Cinemapolis.

Ithaca Fantastik film festival celebrates horror genre

By Arleigh Rodgers, Staff Writer October 30, 2018
Previous years have featured films with more classic horror themes, complete with blood, guts and gore. But, at this year’s festival, the program deviates from its typical grisly lineup.
The festival features 12 Latin American films. All the films are in Spanish or Portuguese, and will be showing at local venues. General admission is $8.50 and student/senior tickets are $6.00. The festival started on Sept. 19 and will end on Oct. 15.

Annual film festival brings Latin American movies to Ithaca

By Silas White, Assistant Life and Culture Editor October 4, 2017
This is the event’s fourth year but is the first to involve formal collaboration with Cornell University and Ithaca College students.
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