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.)

Friday, October 21, 2016

October 28, 2016- Halloween Special- "Dead Snow" (2009)

October 28, 2016 - "Dead Snow" (2009)

Friday 7 p.m., October 28, 2016
Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 239

Director: Tommy Wirkola
Origin: Norway
Language: Norweigian
Running time: 90 min

Several friends take to the mountains and shack-up in the wilderness of back-of-beyond to enjoy a little R & R together, their peace is soon interrupted by a mysterious old man, warning them of a local curse that during the German occupation of the local area that these Nazi invaders were brutal and harsh in their methods of control. Telling of the legend of the villager's revolt that drove them up into the cold, dark mountains where they perished, that is until rumor of their return in the form of zombies, evil Nazi zombies.

Watch the trailer on YouTube

Saturday, October 15, 2016

October 21, 2016 - Jodorowsky's Dune (2013)

Friday 7 p.m., October 21, 2016
Stanley Coulter Hall, Room 239

Director: Frank Pavich
Origin: France | USA
Language: English | French | German | Spanish
Running time: 90 min

Synopsis: In 1975, Chilean director Alejandro Jodorowsky, whose films EL TOPO and THE HOLY MOUNTAIN launched and ultimately defined the midnight movie phenomenon, began work on his most ambitious project yet. Starring his own 12 year old son Brontis alongside Orson Welles, Mick Jagger, David Carradine and Salvador Dali, featuring music by Pink Floyd and art by some of the most provocative talents of the era, including HR Giger and Jean 'Moebius' Giraud, Jodorowsky's adaptation of Frank Herbert's classic sci-fi novel DUNE was poised to change cinema forever. 

Watch the trailer on YouTube

Sunday, October 2, 2016

October 7, 2016 - "Underground" (1995)

Underground (1995) 

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

Director: Emir Kusturica
Origin: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia | France | Germany | Bulgaria | Czech Republic |Hungary
Language: Serbian | German | French | English | Russian
Running time: 170 min

The story follows an underground weapons manufacturer in Belgrade during WWII and evolves into fairly surreal situations. A black marketeer who smuggles the weapons to partisans doesn't mention to the workers that the war is over, and they keep producing. Years later, they break out of their underground "shelter" --- only to convince themselves that the war is still going on.

Watch the trailer on YouTube