Cinemathèque is the premier screening series of the Department of Film and Television. It is a series of screenings of important, innovative films and television programs and of meetings and conversations with film- and television-makers. All undergraduate and graduate FTV students are required to attend a Cinemathèque event during each of the Fall and Spring semesters.

A selection of previous Cinematheque guests:

  • Paul Schrader (First Reformed, Raging Bull, Taxi Driver)
  • Gregg Fienberg (Big Little Lies, Sharp Objects, True Blood)
  • Jennifer Getzinger (Mad Men, Sex and the City)
  • Josh & Benny Safdie (Uncut Gems, Good Times)
  • Michael Gunn 2013) (Billions, The Newsroom)
  • Thomas Elsaesser (Film theorist)
  • Anna Wexler, Nadja Oertelt (Unorthodox)
  • Nicole Savini (The Colbert Report)
  • Paul Bernon (Yosemite)
  • Stephanie Schiff (The Americans)
  • Ed Zuckerman (Law & Order)
  • Sam Sokolow (Genius series, Einstein)
  • Jonathan Groff (Blackish, How I Met Your Mother)
  • Kelly Reichardt (First Cow, Old Joy, Wendy & Lucy)
  • Matt Pitts (Westworld, Fringe)
  • Christina Voros (Yellowstone, Queen Sugar)
  • Christian Roman (Luca, Toy Story 3)
  • Timothy Palmer (Killing Eve, The Last Kingdom)

Information regarding upcoming Cinemathèque events will be sent out via the Film & Television Department newsletter. All events are held in-person unless otherwise noted. 

For more information, contact the Department of Film and Television: