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, May 23, 2012

May 30, 2012 - "The Skin I Live In" (2011)

The Skin I Live In, 2011
Director: Pedro Almodovar
Origin: Spain
Language: Spanish
Running time: 117 min

Brilliant plastic surgeon Robert Ledgard seeks to overcome the grief of his late wife's disfigurement in a fiery car crash by inventing skin that's impervious to injury. But his experiments on a living woman hasten his descent into madness. (from

MPAA rating: Rated R for disturbing violent content including sexual assault, strong sexuality, graphic nudity, drug use and language
U.S. box office: $3,185,193


(Review of last week's film: Beginners, 5 stars)
Steven says: A perfect exploration of grief through the eyes of a 38-year-old man who has relationship issues of his own. It feels realistic from beginning to end -- nothing too far-fetched or melodramatic, just day-to-day life that resonates. We are all beginners through several stages of our lives. Sometimes we're forced to start something that we've never tried before. Other times, we choose, finally, to do something differently, creating our own beginnings.

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