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 26, 2015

July 29, 2015 - "Shun Li and the Poet" (2011)

Shun Li and the Poet, 2011
Director: Andrea Segre
Origin: Italy | France
Languages: Italian | Mandarin
Running time: 98 min

An unlikely friendship forms in a Venetian pub between a Chinese immigrant working as a bartender and a transplanted Yugoslavian known as The Poet. But the local fishermen who like to drink there aren't nearly as accepting of their differences. (from

Watch the trailer on YouTube.

Review of last week's film ("The Strange Little Cat", 3.5 stars)
Steven says: Strange, indeed, if all the human characters represent the title's cat. The plot stays at the fringe while everyday life is front and center. Astutely observed, this film challenges the notion of what a film can and should be.

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