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, September 28, 2014

October 1, 2014 - "The Matchmaker" (2010)

The Matchmaker, 2010
Director: Avi Nesher
Origin: Israel
Language: Hebrew
Running time: 121 minutes

In an Israel still recovering from World War II yet also grappling with the tumultuous "Swinging Sixties," teenager Arik works for matchmaker Yankele Bride as a "spy-guy" who investigates potential clients, and gets a master class in the art of love. (from

Watch the trailer on YouTube.


Review of last week's film ("Two Lives", 3.5 stars)
Steven says: Here is another history film where we learn things never touched upon in our history classes. The story telling is tense and suspenseful, and the audience is given only information they need at the moment. This is definitely worth a watch.

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