Surrender yourself to aesthetic pleasure. Samsara, playing this weekend at Cornell Cinema, captures all faces of the Earth through stunning cinematography. There are subtle political messages here and there, but Henry Staley '16 recommends the film on its beauty alone.
Nicole Barel ’16 had first-ever encounter with what she said was anti-semitism, in the form of an email she believed to have been sent by one of her professors. The email turned out to be a forgery sent by a recent Cornell graduate.
Arts and Entertainment Editor Zachary Zahos '15 responds to the Islamic protests sweeping the globe by looking closely at the vile YouTube video that stoked these flames. He does offers a silver lining, however, in observing that hateful propaganda has really taken a hit over recent years.
Even 80 years after its creation, we have much to learn from Carl Theodor Dreyer's masterpiece, The Passion of Joan of Arc, which Cornell Cinema screened in the ambient Sage Chapel last Thursday. Henry Staley '16 offers a fresh take on the celluloid stalwart.