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, April 4, 2012

April 11, 2012 - "The Keys to the House" (2004)

The Keys to the House, 2004
Director: Gianni Amelio
Origin: Italy | Germany | France
Languages: Italian | German | French | English
Running time: 105 min

After his wife dies giving birth to their mentally and physically handicapped son, Paolo (Andrea Rossi), Gianni (Kim Rossi Stuart) finds he's unable to cope with his duties as a father. Fifteen years later, he returns to mend his fractured relationship with his son. Rebuilding a bond won't be easy, but Gianni's friendship with the mother of a disabled child provides the support he's been looking for and the tools he needs to make amends. (from

Watch the trailer on IMDB.

Review of last week's film ("Roads to Koktebel", 3 stars)
Steven says: A road movie, from Moscow to Koktebel, told in vignettes. It's a hard life brought on by death and alcoholism, and we see the aftermath of those events unfold. The wishful thinking of the child only proves to create more disappointment. Simply told, creatively shot and open to several interpretations.

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