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, January 29, 2014

February 5, 2014 - "Museum Hours" (2012)

Museum Hours, 2012
Director: Jem Cohen
Origin: Austria | USA
Languages: German | English
Running time: 107 min

When Anne arrives in Vienna to visit an ailing relative, she takes refuge in the Kunsthistorisches Museum and befriends Johann, a guard. Director Jem Cohen blends fiction and documentary in this meditation on how art and the world shape each other. (from

U.S. box office: $83,725
Watch the trailer on IMDB.

Review of last week's film (The Makioka Sisters, 3 stars)
Steven says: Comparisons to Jane Austen stories or Downton Abbey are not far off for this 1983 Japanese melodrama. Appearances are everything to this family, though the changing cultural (and war) landscape in 1938 helps them see things from a different perspective.

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