IU Cinema

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

Indiana University Cinema is a world-class venue and curatorial program dedicated to the highest standards of presentation of film in both traditional and modern forms. By providing unique and enriching cinematic experiences, the Cinema advances Indiana University's long-standing commitment to excellence, scholarship, and engagement in the arts across campus and community. Located in the heart of IU's Bloomington campus, the 260-seat, THX Certified Cinema has screenings almost daily. Since opening in 2011, IU Cinema has hosted many influential filmmakers through its Jorgensen Guest Filmmaker Series, including Werner Herzog, Ava DuVernay, and Mira Nair, as well as acting luminaries Meryl Streep and Kevin Kline.

IU CINEMA: Haifaa al-Mansour Jorgensen Program

This program will be in the form of an extended on-stage interview. Haifaa al-Mansour is the first woman filmmaker in Saudi Arabia and is regarded as one of its most significant cinematic figures. She studied comparative literature at the American University in Cairo and completed a master’s... Learn more

IU CINEMA: The Perfect Candidate

Filmmaker Haifaa al-Mansour is scheduled to be present. Maryam is an ambitious young doctor working in a small-town clinic in Saudi Arabia. Despite her qualifications, every day she must work to earn the respect of male colleagues and acceptance from her patients. After Maryam is prevented from... Learn more

IU CINEMA: National Theatre Live: Fleabag

See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s Emmy-winning hit television series Fleabag. Written and performed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag, Killing Eve) and directed by Vicky Jones, Fleabag is a rip-roaring look at some sort of woman living her sort of life.... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Poto and Cabengo

Underground Film Series Not rated | 1980 | Digital Documentary Directed by Jean-Pierre Gorin Free, but ticketed Best known for his collaborations with Jean-Luc Godard, Poto and Cabengo was the first solo film for director Jean-Pierre Gorin. This memorable... Learn more

IU CINEMA: We Tell: States of Violence

Concerns of the American criminal justice system are at times extremely complex, involving many stories of truth, policies, and laws that can center around just one case. We Tell: States of Violence takes a personal approach from those directly affected by incarceration, police, crime, and war.... Learn more

IU CINEMA: The Gleaners and I

Not rated | 2000 | 2K DCP Documentary Directed by Agnès Varda $4 An intimate, picaresque inquiry into French life as lived by the country’s poor and its provident, as well as by the film’s own director, Agnès Varda. The aesthetic, political, and moral point of departure... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Varda by Agnès

Not rated | 2019 | 2K DCP Documentary Directed by Agnès Varda $4 IUB students, $7 non-students An unpredictable documentary from a fascinating storyteller, Agnès Varda’s new feature documentary sheds light on her experience as a director, bringing a personal insight to... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Varda by Agnès

Not rated | 2019 | 2K DCP Documentary Directed by Agnès Varda $4 IUB students, $7 non-students An unpredictable documentary from a fascinating storyteller, Agnès Varda’s new feature documentary sheds light on her experience as a director, bringing a personal insight to... Learn more