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: "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