• IU CINEMA: City Lights
    February 17 3:00pm
    Hollywood had transitioned to talkies by 1931, but Charlie Chaplin continued his silent filmmaking craft for City Lights, the penultimate appearance of his Little Tramp character. When the Tramp (Chaplin) becomes smitten with a blind flower girl (Virginia Cherrill), he vows to pay for her vision-repairing operation, even if it means navigat more »
  • IU CINEMA: A Sense of Loss
    February 17 7:00pm
    Shot in Belfast, Northern Ireland, this 1972 documentary is a testament to civilian suffering in conflict. It features Protestant minister Ian Paisley, who for decades led hardline opposition to the province’s peace process, Catholic-born, socialist civil rights leader and member of parliament Bernadette Devlin, and other ke more »
  • IU CINEMA: Sweet Dreams
    February 18 3:00pm
    In post-genocide Rwanda, women from the rival Hutu and Tutsi tribes form a drumming troupe as a way to overcome their differences and find ways to work together. Their positive experience further inspires them to form the country’s first ice cream business. This documentary portrays the power of music and business, as well as gender in fos more »
  • IU CINEMA: Contact
    February 18 6:30pm
     Based on the novel by renowned author/physicist Carl Sagan, Contact depicts the gripping story of a radio astronomer, Ellie Arroway, who receives the first extraterrestrial radio signal ever picked up on Earth. As world leaders scramble to decipher the message and decide upon a course of action, she vies to fulfill her more »
  • IU CINEMA: Dao khanong (By the Time It Gets Dark)
    February 19 7:00pm
    This Thai drama follows the story of two women, beginning with the testimony of a survivor of the Thammasat massacre of 1976. The film soon spirals into an investigation of the process of filmmaking itself. Director Anocha Suwichakornpong collapses the past into the present as a way to probe the haunted recesses of both national and pe more »
February 2018