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, September 18, 2013

September 25, 2013 - "The Big Picture" (2010)

The Big Picture, 2010
Director: Eric Lartigau
Origin: France
Languages: French | Serbian | English
Running time: 114 min

Successful Paris attorney Paul Exben (Romain Duris) has everything going for him, including power, wealth and a picture-perfect family. But the mirror suddenly cracks when Paul discovers that his wife, Sarah, is carrying on an affair with a photographer. After a tragic error closes the door on all that he's achieved, Paul makes a fateful decision to escape, fleeing abroad to try and begin a new life as someone else altogether. (from

U.S. box office: $158,411
Watch the trailer at IMDB.

Review of last week's film (No, 4 stars)
Steven says: The Chilean people removed Augusto Pinochet from office in 1988 in a first-of-its-kind election; they just needed the push to get to the polls first. This movie goes behind the scenes, detailing the advertising campaign that helped bring about the change, to vote "No." It's a good history lesson and a good reminder of the power of mass media, no matter whose message is being disseminated.

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