Silent Movie Under the Stars Cancelled

Silent Movie Under the Stars CANCELED for 2022!

  We are terribly disappointed to have to call off our 12th Silent Movie Under the Stars due to rain, thunder and lightning last night and, unfortunately, because more of the same is predicted today, our rain date for  Sunday, August 21.   Thank you so much to everyone who came out to Taughannock last […]

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Marcella W.

Quiet on the Set! Film Festival– It’s a Wrap for 2022

Quiet on the Set! was a roaring success on the afternoon of June 4th at Cinemapolis, with an enthusiastic audience cheering on the fourteen wonderful films by thirteen to eighteen year-olds from throughout the Southern Tier. Thank you to festival Presenting Sponsor, the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College, for its generous […]

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Silent Movie Under the Stars

Join us for the 12th Annual Silent Movie Under the Stars

  Saturday, August 20 is our 12th annual Silent Movie Under the Stars, a silent film with live music under the night sky at Taugahnnock Falls State Park!! This event is FREE and family friendly!  Featuring: Buster Keaton’s “Steamboat Bill, Jr.” Bring a chair, bring a blanket, bring your family & friends—it’s going to be […]

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From Nickeloden to Movie Palace

  Join WSM on Saturday, May 21 at 1pm at The Dryden Theater at the George Eastman Museum for From Nickelodeon to Movie Palace, the fourth and final lecture in Finger Lakes Film Trail’s Making Noise About Silent Film: Conversations About Cinema, Culture and Social Change series. Presenter is Ken Fox, Head of Library and […]

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Student Film Festival Returns in June 2022!

  The Screening & Awards Ceremony for Quiet on the Set!, WSM’s student film festival is set for Saturday, June 4th, 2022 at 4pm at Cinemapolis in downtown Ithaca.   Join us for our fifth festival of short silent films by youth in the Southern Tier.  We have a wealth of entries this year and a wonderful […]

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Crescent Historic Theatre

Virtual Tour of Ithaca’s Movie Theaters Then and Now

Take a self-guided virtual tour of Ithaca’s historic movie theaters! The tour complements WSM’s and Historic Ithaca’s new multimedia exhibit Biggest Little Movie City: Ithaca’s Theaters Then and Now at the Tompkins Center for History and Culture on the Commons in downtown Ithaca. Take the tour here

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Biggest Little Movie City

WSM Opens Exhibit About Ithaca’s Movie Theaters in partnership with Historic Ithaca — through April 2022

Wharton Studio Museum and Historic Ithaca are excited to have collaborated on Biggest Little Movie City: Ithaca’s Theaters Then and Now, a new multimedia exhibit highlighting and celebrating Ithaca’s rich legacy of movie making and watching. The exhibit is on view 10am-5pm Tuesdays through Saturdays from February 3 through April 2022 at the Tompkins Center for History and Culture’s Atrium Tower, 110 N. Tioga Street/The Commons in downtown Ithaca.

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Making Noise

New Series from Finger Lakes Film Trail!

The Finger Lakes Film Trail proudly announces the upcoming launch of Making Noise About Silent Film: Conversations About Cinema, Culture, and Social Change, a new four-part presentation series starting February 23 and continuing through early May 2022! The presentations examine the social and cultural impact of early film and explore the way that silent cinema helped to […]

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