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, February 14, 2016

February 17, 2016 - "Cirkus Columbia" (2010)

Cirkus Columbia, 2010

7 p.m., Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 239

Director: Danis Tanovic
Origin: Bosnia and Herzegovina | France | UK | Germany | Slovenia | Belgium | Serbia
Languages: Bosnian | Serbian | Croatian
Running time: 113 min

With communism dismantled, refugee Divko Buntic returns to his Herzegovina home bearing a new paramour and old grudges. His first act of comeuppance is disturbing the peace of Lucija, the wife who refused to flee with him 20 years before. (from

U.S. box office: $3,163
Watch the trailer on IMDB.


Review of last week's film ("The Farewell Party", 4 stars)Steven says: The topic of mercy killing (aka euthanasia) is examined from several angles, including the fluid sense of acceptability depending on one's relationship to the patient. Viewers who have older family members with similar situations will find many scenes familiar and heartbreaking. This Israeli award winner if definitely worth the time.

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