Indiana University Cinema

  • 1213 E. 7th Street
  • Bloomington, IN 47405
  • (812) 856-2463

The Indiana University Cinema is a world-class venue and curatorial program dedicated to the scholarly study and highest standards of exhibition of motion pictures in their traditional and modern forms, advancing Indiana University’s longstanding commitment to excellence, research, and public engagement in the arts by providing educational, entertaining, and enriching cinematic experiences. Located in the heart of the IU Bloomington campus, the nearly 300-seat Cinema has screenings almost daily. Since opening in January 2011, the Cinema has hosted many influential and groundbreaking filmmakers through its Jorgensen Guest Filmmaker Lecture Series, including Werner Herzog, Albert Maysles, and Claire Denis, as well as acting luminaries Meryl Streep Kevin Kline, and Glenn Close.  

IU Cinema: "Kinsey" film

  • May 23, 2017
  • (812) 855-1103

Alfred Kinsey was a man driven by research to uncover the most private secrets of a nation. What begins for Kinsey as a scientific endeavor soon takes on an intensely personal relevance, ultimately becoming an unexpected journey into the mystery of human behavior. Liam Neeson stars as Kinsey, who... Learn more

IU Cinema: "Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story" film

  • May 25, 2017
  • (812) 855-1103

Movie fans know the work of Harold and Lillian Michelson, even if they don’t recognize the names. Working largely uncredited in the Hollywood system, storyboard artist Harold and film researcher Lillian left an indelible mark on classics, including The Ten Commandments, The Apartment, The Birds,... Learn more

IU Cinema: "The Commune" film

  • May 26, 2017
  • (812) 855-1103

Erik and Anna are a professional couple with a dream. Along with their daughter Freja, they set up a commune in Erik’s huge villa in the upmarket district of Copenhagen. With the family in the center of the story, we are invited into the dream of a real commune; we participate in the house... Learn more

IU Cinema: "Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story" film

  • May 27, 2017
  • (812) 855-1103

Movie fans know the work of Harold and Lillian Michelson, even if they don’t recognize the names. Working largely uncredited in the Hollywood system, storyboard artist Harold and film researcher Lillian left an indelible mark on classics, including The Ten Commandments, The Apartment, The Birds,... Learn more

IU Cinema: "The Commune" film

  • May 27, 2017
  • (812) 855-1103

Erik and Anna are a professional couple with a dream. Along with their daughter Freja, they set up a commune in Erik’s huge villa in the upmarket district of Copenhagen. With the family in the center of the story, we are invited into the dream of a real commune; we participate in the house... Learn more

IU Cinema: "The Killing Floor" film

  • May 31, 2017
  • (812) 855-1103

The Killing Floor explores the conflicting loyalties of African-American stockyards workers in Chicago during the First World War. Starring Damon Leake and Moses Gunn, the story pits a black worker who joins an interracial union against his rival who believes that blacks must look after... Learn more

IU Cinema: "Citizen Jane: Battle for the City" film

  • August 3, 2017
  • (812) 855-1103

Citizen Jane is a timely tale of what can happen when engaged citizens fight the power for the sake of a better world. Arguably no one did more to shape our understanding of the modern American city than Jane Jacobs, the visionary activist and writer who fought to preserve urban communities in... Learn more

IU Cinema: "Citizen Jane: Battle for the City" film

  • August 4, 2017
  • (812) 855-1103

Citizen Jane is a timely tale of what can happen when engaged citizens fight the power for the sake of a better world. Arguably no one did more to shape our understanding of the modern American city than Jane Jacobs, the visionary activist and writer who fought to preserve urban communities in... Learn more

IU Cinema: "Angels In America: Part One, Millennium Approaches" film

  • August 5, 2017
  • (812) 855-1103

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. Andrew Garfield (Silence, Hacksaw Ridge) plays Prior Walter along with a cast including Denise Gough (People, Places and... Learn more

IU Cinema: "Citizen Jane: Battle for the City" film

  • August 5, 2017
  • (812) 855-1103

Citizen Jane is a timely tale of what can happen when engaged citizens fight the power for the sake of a better world. Arguably no one did more to shape our understanding of the modern American city than Jane Jacobs, the visionary activist and writer who fought to preserve urban communities in... Learn more

IU Cinema: "Chuck" film

  • August 10, 2017

He was the pride of Bayonne, New Jersey, a man who went 15 rounds in the ring with Muhammad Ali, and the real life inspiration for Rocky Balboa. But before all that, Chuck Wepner (Liev Schreiber) was a liquor salesman and father with a modest prizefighting career whose life changed overnight... Learn more

IU Cinema: "Chuck" film

  • August 11, 2017
  • (812) 855-1103

He was the pride of Bayonne, New Jersey, a man who went 15 rounds in the ring with Muhammad Ali, and the real life inspiration for Rocky Balboa. But before all that, Chuck Wepner (Liev Schreiber) was a liquor salesman and father with a modest prizefighting career whose life changed overnight... Learn more

IU Cinema: "Angels In America: Part Two, Perestroika" film

  • August 12, 2017
  • (812) 855-1103

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. Andrew Garfield (Silence, Hacksaw Ridge) plays Prior Walter along with a cast including Denise Gough (People, Places and... Learn more

IU Cinema: "Chuck" film

  • August 12, 2017
  • (812) 855-1103

He was the pride of Bayonne, New Jersey, a man who went 15 rounds in the ring with Muhammad Ali, and the real life inspiration for Rocky Balboa. But before all that, Chuck Wepner (Liev Schreiber) was a liquor salesman and father with a modest prizefighting career whose life changed overnight... Learn more

IU Cinema: "Ocean Waves" film

  • August 17, 2017
  • (812) 855-1103

New 4K Restoration. Rarely seen outside of Japan, Ocean Waves is a subtle, poignant, and wonderfully detailed story of adolescence and teenage isolation. Taku and his best friend Yutaka are headed back to school for what looks like another uneventful year. But they soon find their friendship... Learn more

IU Cinema: "Kiki" film

  • August 18, 2017
  • (812) 855-1103

Twenty-five years after Paris Is Burning introduced the art of voguing to the world, Kiki revisits New York City’s thriving underground ballroom scene. It’s a larger-than-life world in which LGBTQ youths of color are empowered by staging elaborate dance competitions that showcase their dynamic... Learn more

IU Cinema: "Kiki" film

  • August 19, 2017
  • (812) 855-1103

Twenty-five years after Paris Is Burning introduced the art of voguing to the world, Kiki revisits New York City’s thriving underground ballroom scene. It’s a larger-than-life world in which LGBTQ youths of color are empowered by staging elaborate dance competitions that showcase their dynamic... Learn more

IU Cinema: "Ocean Waves" film

  • August 19, 2017
  • (812) 855-1103

New 4K Restoration. Rarely seen outside of Japan, Ocean Waves is a subtle, poignant, and wonderfully detailed story of adolescence and teenage isolation. Taku and his best friend Yutaka are headed back to school for what looks like another uneventful year. But they soon find their friendship... Learn more