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 27, 2013

March 6, 2013 - "8 1/2" (1963)

8 1/2, 1963

Director: Federico Fellini
Origin: Italy | France
Languages: Italian | English | French | German
Running time: 138 min

Dog-tired movie director Guido Anselmi retreats to thoughts of yesteryear when his producers, his wife and his mistress all pressure him to start making another movie in director Federico Fellini's rumination on the joys and rigors of filmmaking. (from

Watch the trailer on IMDB.

Review of last week's film ("Elena", 4 stars )
Steven says: It's a Russian film with an anywhere premise. What's important to the film is that there is money; some people have it, other people want it. What does having money mean to each character? And even if they have it, does it help them in the way they expect? It's paced slowly, with ambient sounds sometimes louder than the dialogue. There are a few surprises and great acting from the title character.

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