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.)

Sunday, June 15, 2014

June 25, 2014 - "Teddy Bear" (2012)

Teddy Bear, 2012
Director: Mads Matthiesen
Origin: Denmark
Languages: Danish | Thai | English
Running time: 92 min

Physically massive but shy and socially inept, a 38-year-old Danish bodybuilder longs to fall in love -- but finds it impossible under the disapproving eye of his mother. Traveling to Thailand, he learns some unexpected lessons about life and love. (from

U.S. box office: $16,135
Watch the trailer on YouTube.

Review of last week's film ("A Touch of Sin", 3.5 stars)
Steven says: At once baffling and enticing, this film explores four characters who are pushed beyond their limits. Violence ensues for each, but in varying degrees and outcomes. Interesting animal symbolism and a somewhat scathing assessment of Chinese life will keep viewers pondering this film for awhile.
Read Film Comment's take on the film and its director

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