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 17, 2013

April 24, 2013 - "In Darkness" (2011)

In Darkness, 2011
Director: Agnieszka Holland
Origin: Poland | Germany | Canada
Languages: Polish | Ukrainian | Yiddish | German
Running time: 145 min

As Nazis overrun Warsaw, many of the city's Jews hide out in sewers, where they encounter Leopold, an anti-Semitic sanitation worker. His prejudice reflects the rift between Poland's Jews and Catholics in this film inspired by true events. (from

MPAA rating: Rated R for violence, disturbing images, sexuality, nudity and language
U.S. box office: $1,038,733

Watch the trailer on IMDB.

Review of last week's films ("Not One Less", 3.5 stars)Steven says: A substitute teacher, a missing student, and a promise that all students would be accounted for when the regular teacher returns in a month. What follows is a teenager's persistence in the face of what seems like insurmountable odds. From a tiny country school to a teeming city, the 13-year-old teacher searches for her most frustrating student, which is all a part of a larger message about the plight of education in rural China.

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