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, January 31, 2016

February 3, 2016 - "A Matter of Size" (2009)

A Matter of Size, 2009
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
7 p.m., Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 239

This is the first of two films we are screening that involve director Sharon Maymon.

Directors: Sharon Maymon, Erez Tadmor
Origin: Israel | Germany | France
Languages: Hebrew | English | Japanese
Running time: 90 min

Fed up with their fruitless attempts to lose weight, Herzl (Itzik Cohen) and his three heavyset friends decide to give up their tortuous diets and try their luck in the girth-friendly arena of sumo wrestling. Led by Japan native Kitano (Togo Igawa), Herzl and crew discover that there are places in the world where oversized waistlines are appreciated. Dvir Benedek and Shmulik Cohen also star in this lighthearted comedy. (from

Watch the trailer on IMDB.

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