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, January 9, 2016

January 13, 2016 - "1001 Grams" (2015)

1001 Grams, 2015

This is the first screening of the Winter 2016 season.

Director: Bent Hamer
Origin: Norway | Germany
Languages: Norwegian | French | English
Running time: 93 minutes

When newly divorced scientist Marie Ernst is tasked with transporting a perfect kilogram weight from Norway to a seminar in France, she soon finds herself being nudged out of her meticulously structured existence. (from

Watch the trailer on YouTube.

Review of previous film ("Nora's Will", 3.5 stars) 
Steven says: Here is a look at a different slice of Mexican life - the Jewish culture. Creative, funny, and telling, the movie's title character thought of nearly everything to bring family members from near and far together.

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