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 12, 2015

July 15, 2015 - "Mommy" (2014)

Mommy, 2014

Director: Xavier Dolan
Origin: Canada
Languages: French | English
Running time: 139 min

Diane Després is a flamboyant middle-aged widow and mother to Steve, an adolescent with severe emotional and behavioral problems. As Diane struggles with Steve's radical mood swings, she begins receiving help from a solicitous new neighbor. (from

MPAA rating: Rated R for language throughout, sexual references and some violence
U.S. box office: $3,492,754
Watch the trailer on IMDB.


Review of last week's film ("Dear White People", 4 stars)
Steven says: Gather some friends and watch this film and then talk about the issues afterward. "It's complicated" just about sums it up. From four perspectives, it addresses a variety of topics that just may help you see racial attitudes differently.

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