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.)

Thursday, June 5, 2014

June 11, 2014 - "A Touch of Sin" ("2013")

A Touch of Sin, 2013
Director: Zhang Ke Jia
Origin: China
Languages: Mandarin | Cantonese | English
Running time: 133 min

Weaving together four stories of people living in different Chinese provinces, this drama follows a miner protesting corruption, a migrant worker with a gun, a factory drone always drifting to a new job and a receptionist who's been assaulted. (from

U.S. box office: $91,714
Watch the trailer on YouTube.


Review of last week's film ("Gloria", 4 stars)Steven says: "Gloria" is an honest portrayal of a divorced woman navigating life and the dating scene 13 years after her first marriage ended. The film keeps an undercurrent focused on issues faced by parents of adult children, but the main story line prominently displays one woman's efforts to find fulfillment and stay true to herself.

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