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.)

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

September 2, 2016 - "City of God" (Cidade de Deus) (2002)

City of God (Cidade de Deus), 2002

Friday 7 p.m., September 2, 2016
Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 239

Director: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund
Origin: Brazil | France
Language: Portuguese
Running time: 130 min

2002 Toronto International Film Festival
Visions Award

2003 Golden Globes
Best Foreign Language Film

2004 Academy Awards
Best Screenplay - Adaptation
Best Cinematography
Best Editing
Best Director

Brazil, 1960s, City of God. The Tender Trio robs motels and gas trucks. Younger kids watch and learn well...too well. 1970s: Li'l Zé has prospered very well and owns the city. He causes violence and fear as he wipes out rival gangs without mercy. His best friend Bené is the only one to keep him on the good side of sanity. Rocket has watched these two gain power for years, and he wants no part of it. Yet he keeps getting swept up in the madness. All he wants to do is take pictures. 1980s: Things are out of control between the last two remaining gangs...will it ever end? Welcome to the City of God. | Written by Jeff Mellinger <> (from IMDb)

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Announcing the Fall 2016 season

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The Fall 2016 Season is September 2 - December 16, 2016 (15 films). All screenings but one begins at 7 p.m. in Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 239, 640 Oval Drive, on the Purdue University campus. Parking is available in the Northwestern Avenue parking garage. (“The Final Master” on September 9 will be screened in Forney Hall, Room G124)

  • Friday, September 9, 2016, The Grandaster (2013) | Director: Kar-Wai Wong; Origin: China; Language: Mandarin | Cantonese | Japanese; 122 min

  • Friday, October 14, 2016, Zendegi va digar hichAnd Life Goes on...(1992)  | Directors: Abbas Kiarostami; Origin: Iran; Language: Persian; 95 min

  • Friday, October 28, 2016, Dead Snow (2009) | Directors: Tommy Wirkola; Origin: Norway; Language: Norwegian; 90 min

  • Friday, November 25, 2016, Thanksgiving Break

  • Friday, December 2, 2016, Ghost in the Shell (1995)  | Directors: Mamoru Oshii; Origin: Japan; Language: Japanese; 83 min