Welcome and Schedule

Welcome and Schedule


Welcome to the website for the Fall 2012 Emory Cinematheque, “Movie Magic: Special and Visual Effects from 1896 to Now”! We’ll be posting additional information and links related to the films being shown in the series–so you can either learn more about the films you’re watching or follow along with us if you’re unable to come to the films!

The films will be shown on Wednesdays at 7:30 pm in White Hall 208 on the Emory campus.  All films will be projected in 35 mm (except where noted). Hope you can join us!

Here’s our schedule:

August 31: HUGO (Martin Scorcese, 2011)

September 5: Nickelodeon Early Film Festival, including A TRIP TO THE MOON (Georges Melies, 1902) and SHERLOCK JR. (Buster Keaton, 1924). Live music by Donald Sosin and Joanna Seaton.

September 12: METROPOLIS (Fritz Lang, 1927), complete and restored edition (projected from Blu-ray)

September 19: KING KONG (Cooper & Schoedsack, 1933)

September 26: THE INVISIBLE MAN (James Whale, 1933)

October 3: THE TINGLER (William Castle, 1959)

October 10: DESTINATION MOON (Irving Pichel, 1950)

October 17: LA BELLE ET LA BETE (Beauty and the Beast, Jean Cocteau, 1946), in French with subtitles

October 24: GODZILLA (Gojira, Ishiro Honda, 1954), restored Japanese-language version with subtitles

October 31: JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS (Don Chaffey, 1963)

November 7: 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (Stanley Kubrick, 1968)

November 14: An Evening with Clare Denis, with her film WHITE MATERIAL (2009), a special film event separate from the “Movie Magic” theme

November 28: BRAZIL (Terry Gilliam, 1985)

December 5: THE HOST (Gwoemul, Bong, Joon-ho, 2006), in Korean with subtitles

A huge THANK YOU to all of you who have made this possible…

Dean Robin Forman and the Emory College of Arts and Sciences

Matthew Bernstein, Annie Hall, Maureen Downs and everyone in Emory’s Film and Media Studies department

David Pratt, who wrote and designed the program, among other things

James Steffen, Francis Pici, and Alfredo Villar at the Emory Music and Media Library

Jessica Cook and Nicolas Surbey of the Center for Creativity and the Arts

Technical staff Sondra Connor, Steve Lamb, and Bruce Dille

Friends of Film