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, October 9, 2013

October 16, 2013 - "A Royal Affair" (2012)

A Royal Affair, 2012
Director: Nikolaj Arcel
Origin: Denmark | Sweden | Czech Republic
Language: Danish | English | German | French
Running time: 137 min

In 18th-century Denmark, the unstable King Christian IV neglects his young queen, Mathilde, who falls in love with his German physician, Struensee, an intellectual whose advocation of reform transforms the country but brings about his own downfall. (from

MPAA rating: Rated R for sexual content and some violent images
U.S. box office: $1,545,726
Watch the trailer at IMDB.

Review of last week's film (Safety Not Guaranteed, 3.5 stars)
Steven says: What would you change in your past if you had the chance to time travel? This movie provides three perspectives of characters wanting to relive or change the past. Regrets are inevitable -- that you did something you shouldn't have, or that you should have done something you didn't. Sometimes quirky, sometimes insightful, this film uses the time travel plot device to help advance the story, not as the center of the story, and it works.

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