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, October 11, 2015

October 14, 2015 - "Leviathan" (2014)

Leviathan, 2014

Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev
Origin: Russia
Language: Russian
Running time: 140 min

Living with his family in a village on Russia's northern fringe, auto-shop owner Kolya finds himself in a jam when the corrupt mayor insists on acquiring his property. Loath to concede defeat, Kolya secures an attorney, and a battle of wills ensues. (from

MPAA rating: Rated R for language and some sexuality/graphic nudity
Watch the trailer on IMDB.


Review of last week's film ("Tangerines", 3.5 stars)
Steven says: This film depicts the effects of war on those who are doing their best to survive without being part of the fighting. Sometimes poignant and sometimes revolting, it's a story that asks difficult questions about warfare.

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