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.)

Friday, May 16, 2014

May 21, 2014 - "The Great Beauty" (2013)

The Great Beauty, 2013
This is the first film of the Summer 2014 season. More information is forthcoming about the line-up. 
We will be in Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 239 at 7 p.m.

Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Origin: Italy | France
Language: Italian
Running time: 142 minutes

As charming 65-year-old journalist Jep Gambardella writes about Rome's culture and social life, he reflects with bitterness on the passions of his lost youth, even as he paints a complex portrait of the lovely and ancient city. (from

U.S. box office: $2,835,886
Watch the trailer on IMDB

Review of last week's (May 7) film (What Maisie Knew, 3.5 stars)
Steven says: Turmoil seems so normal to Maisie, it almost doesn't faze her. Until she finds out what life could be like without it. It's amazing that a 100-year-old story can translate almost effortlessly to the present -- and not a little scary.

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