September 30, 2012

Arts Around Ithaca (Week of Oct 1)

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Life in a Day, Wednesday at 7:15 p.m., at Cornell Cinema, Willard Straight Hall: The Washington Post called Life in a Day  “without exaggeration, a profound achievement” after it debuted last year at Sundance. Looking at the format and scale of the movie, one cannot help but marvel at the innovation behind and the sheer number of participants involved in the film. Life in a Day is synthesized from the best of 8,000 video submissions in response to Youtube’s experimental project calling people to record what transpires in their life over a 24 hour period. The Cornell Cinema screening this Wednesday will also include a guest-appearance by Mike Solomon ’00, the co-creator of Youtube and the architect of Yelp and Paypal. — Charley Du

The Complete History of America (Abridged) by the Reduced Shakespeare Company at the State Theatre, Saturday at 8 p.m.:

Original Author: Sun Staff