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.)

Saturday, December 12, 2015

December 16, 2015 - "Nora's Will" (2010)

Nora's Will, 2010 (Original title: Five Days without Nora)
Director: Mariana Chenillo
Origin: Mexico
Languages: Spanish | Hebrew
Running time: 92 minutes

This award-winning black comedy follows the family of Nora (Silvia Mariscal), who carefully plans her suicide so that her assortment of estranged relatives, including ex-husband José (Fernando Luján), will have to celebrate Passover together and hopefully achieve a reconciliation. As José battles with unsympathetic cemeteries, a fractious rabbi and his devoted assistant, and his own son (Ari Brickman), he realizes how deeply he still loved Nora. (from

Watch the trailer on Trailer Addict.


Review of last week's film (Philomena, 4 stars)
Steven says: A good script and an excellent Judi Dench make this a worthwhile watch. It's not hard-hitting or heavy drama, but it is a story well told, and we have a dearth of those. "I didn't see that coming. Not in a million years."

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