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, June 26, 2013

July 3, 2013 - "The Kid with a Bike" (2011)

The Kid with a Bike, 2011
Directors: Luc Dardenne, Jean-Pierre Dardenne
Origin: Belgium | France | Italy
Language: French
Running time: 87 minutes

After being abandoned by his deadbeat dad, 11-year-old Cyril Catoul is virtually adopted by a goodhearted hairdresser who tries to help him. But despite her kindness, the disillusioned boy soon falls in with a young drug peddler. (from

MPAA rating: Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, violence, brief language and smoking office: $1,384,749
Watch the trailer on IMDB.


Review of last week's film ("Alice's House," 4 stars) 
Steven says: Redeeming qualities are hard to find in this film's characters, except for the grandmother, who sees all. Instead, individual wants (realistic and not) take center stage, shoving aside the chance for a family unit that clicks. The oppressive house in the title takes a toll on its inhabitants.

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