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, July 6, 2014

July 9, 2014 - "The Rocket" (2013)

The Rocket, 2013
Director: Kim Mordaunt
Origin: Australia | Thailand | Laos
Language: Lao
Running time: 96 min

Determined to disprove the common belief that he brings bad luck to everyone around him, outcast Laotian boy Ahlo builds a giant rocket with the intention of participating in the lucrative but dangerous competition at a rocket festival. (from

Watch the trailer on IMDB.


Review of last week's film (Wadjda, 4 stars)
Steven says: "Wadjda" is a straightforward story that forces viewers to examine the place of women in Saudi Arabian culture. With the education system as a backdrop, the title character confronts societal expectations and rules with her own outlook on life and what is means to be happy.

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