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, November 9, 2014

November 12, 2014 - "Half of a Yellow Sun" (2013)

Half of a Yellow Sun, 2013
Director: Biyi Bandele
Origin: Nigeria | UK
Language: English
Running time: 111 min

Twin sisters Olanna and Kainene each find unexpected romance in the late 1960s against the backdrop of Nigeria's civil war. As the conflict threatens all they hold dear, their relationships provide solace and strengthen their own bond. (from

MPAA rating: Rated R for some violence and sexual content
U.S. box office: $53,645
Watch the trailer on IMDB.


Review of last week's film ("Take Out", 3.5 stars)
Steven says: "Take Out" presents the day in the life of a Chinese delivery man, complicated by the need to collect extra tips to pay off a debt. It is unassuming and, by the end, riveting in its normalcy. The story of the making of the film is almost as enticing as the film itself.

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