IU CINEMA: District 9


After almost three decades stranded on Earth near Johannesburg, South Africa, a hated and exploited extraterrestrial refugee population is forcibly evicted from one militarized camp to be moved to another by the munitions corporation that has a stake in alien technology. While one alien makes a desperate attempt to return home, a hapless middle manager in charge of the evacuation gets a hard lesson in humanity. First-time director Blomkamp’s critically acclaimed debut film uses a modified assembled-footage format that lends immediacy to this parable of apartheid and anti-immigrant sentiment. In English, Nyanja, Afrikaans, Zulu, Xhosa, and Southern Sotho with English subtitles. Contains mature content. (35mm Presentation)

Monday September 18, 2017 07:00 PM
Monday September 18, 2017 09:00 PM
The Indiana University Cinema is located at 1213 E. 7th Street, Bloomington, Indiana. We are located at the East end of the IU Auditorium building. Our main entrance is on the North side, facing the Wells Library.
Brittany D. Friesner
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Tickets are required for all screenings. You can pick them up at the IU Auditorium box office M-F 10-4 or in the Cinema lobby 60 minutes prior to any IU Cinema screening.
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