Showing independent and foreign films weekly on the Purdue campus. All screenings are subject to availability; we will make every effort to show the listed films as shown. We will update this list if/when changes need to be made.

The Fall 2016 Season runs September 2-December 16, 2016. All screenings but one for this season begin at 7:00 p.m. in Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 239, 640 Oval Drive. Parking is available in the University Street parking garage, on the Purdue University campus. (Screening on September 9 will be in Forney Hall, G124, 480 Stadium Mall Drive, parking in Northwestern Avenue garage.)

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

February 15, 2012 - "Police, Adjective" (2009)

Police, Adjective, 2009

Director: Corneliu Porumboiu
Origin: Romania
Language: Romanian
Running time: 115 min

Undercover cop Cristi (Dragos Bucur) trails suspected pot dealer Victor (Radu Costin) through the decrepit streets of Vaslui, but when he learns that the suspect is just a teen who sometimes gets high with his pals, he refuses to make an arrest. Unfortunately, Cristi's boss (Ioan Stoica) isn't quite as forgiving. The Romanian New Wave rolls on strongly with this complex drama from writer-director Corneliu Porumboiu. (from

U.S. box office: $48,298

Watch the trailer at IMDB.

Review of last week's film, "Incendies" (four stars)

Steven says: Promises. Breaking the cycle of violence. Logic and the illogical. Smash it all up, jump back and forth through time to discover a family's history, and be devastated and amazed throughout it all. That's "Incendies." A few hiccups in logic and storytelling are all that keep this from being a five-star film.

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