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: The Virgin Spring

Winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Ingmar Bergman’s The Virgin Spring is a harrowing tale of faith, revenge, and savagery in medieval Sweden. Starring frequent Bergman collaborator and screen icon Max von Sydow, the film is both beautiful and cruel in its depiction of a... Learn more

IU Cinema: White Nights

White Nights is the story of Nikolai Rodchenko (Mikhail Baryshnikov), a Russian defector, and Raymond Greenwood (Gregory Hines), an American tap dancer who defected behind the Iron Curtain during the Vietnam War. Artistic vision and political idealism collide as two great dancers make a decision... Learn more

IU Cinema: Blade

20th Anniversary Screening. The power of an immortal. The soul of a human. The heart of a hero. Against an army of immortals, one warrior must draw first blood. Blade (Wesley Snipes) is half-mortal, half-immortal and on a mission to avenge his mother’s death while ridding Earth of a race of... Learn more

IU Cinema: What About Bob?

Bob Wiley (Bill Murray) suffers from just about every phobia in the book, but things are looking up when he meets his new therapist Dr. Leo Marvin (Richard Dreyfuss). Their next session is delayed by Dr. Marvin’s family vacation, but Bob may not be able to wait that long. Frank Oz’s black comedy... Learn more

IU Cinema: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

An American cinematic classic, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid opened to mixed reviews in 1969. Loosely based on the true story of a band of outlaws who eluded the U.S. government after committing train robberies as members of the “Wild Bunch,” the film stars some of the biggest names of the... Learn more

IU Cinema: Hair

A post-screening discussion will follow the film. Twyla Tharp collaborated on the movie musical Hair with Czechoslovakian director Miloš Forman a decade after the turbulent 1960s American era it depicts. Tharp’s infamous opening in New York City’s Central Park of hippies dancing with... Learn more

IU Cinema: Young Marx

Rory Kinnear (The Threepenny Opera, Penny Dreadful, Othello) is Marx, and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night, Green Wing) is Engels in this new comedy written by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman. It’s 1850, and Europe’s most feared terrorist is hiding in Dean Street, Soho. Broke, restless, and horny, the... Learn more

IU Cinema: Blow-Up

Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie is scheduled to introduce. In Michelangelo Antonioni’s first English-language feature, a swinging 1960s London photographer believes he has inadvertently photographed evidence of a murder, only to have the evidence mysteriously... Learn more

IU Cinema: Under the Tree

Under the Tree follows a man who is forced to move in with his parents after being accused of adultery. While he fights for custody of his four-year-old daughter, he is gradually sucked into a dispute between his parents and their neighbors over an old and beautiful tree. What starts as a typical... Learn more

IU Cinema: Under the Tree

Under the Tree follows a man who is forced to move in with his parents after being accused of adultery. While he fights for custody of his four-year-old daughter, he is gradually sucked into a dispute between his parents and their neighbors over an old and beautiful tree. What starts as a typical... Learn more

IU CINEMA: "The Last Unicorn"

This fantasy animated feature—based on the children’s novel The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle—follows the journey of the world’s last remaining unicorn as she sets out to discover what devastated the rest of her kind. Along her quest, the Unicorn (Mia Farrow) is captured and put on display in... Learn more

IU CINEMA: The Bigamist

Harry Graham (Edmond O’Brien) is a San Francisco businessman in the process of adopting a child with his wife and business partner, Eve (Joan Fontaine). In vetting the couple, the adoption agency’s private investigator discovers Harry has another wife, Phyllis (Ida Lupino), with whom he already... Learn more

IU CINEMA: "Born in Flames"

Set on the streets of New York City— 10 years after “The Second American Revolution”—when promises of equality have not been fulfilled and where patriarchal systems of power continue to dominate everyday life, a diverse range of female-run independence groups take over underground and mainstream... Learn more

IU CINEMA: "The Land Before Time"

Go back in time with Littlefoot, Cera, Spike, Ducky, and Petrie— a group of very different young dinosaurs who find themselves thrown together when the world around them quickly changes. With one common dream of making it to the lush, legendary Great Valley, they quickly learn they’ll need to... Learn more

IU CINEMA: "Loving Vincent"

This Academy Award-nominated animated biopic transforms Dutch master Vincent van Gogh’s artworks into the world’s first entirely hand- painted feature film. It weaves nearly 130 of the artist’s iconic paintings into a detective story that is itself a “one-of-a-kind work of art.” Made over seven... Learn more

On Your Marc Documentary Sneak Preview Screening

Who doesn’t love Marc Summers? Maybe the former cleaning crew at Nickelodeon Studios Florida. This documentary follows television icon Summers, the host of Nickelodeon’s Double Dare and Food Network’s Unwrapped, as he rehearses and develops a live theater show about his life — The Life and... Learn more