IU 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: "L’equilibrio (Equilibrium)"

Tickets will be available online and in person on Monday, January 8, at 10:00 a.m. Writer/Director Vincenzo Marra is scheduled to be present. In a sober and realistic fashion, writer/director Vincenzo Marra returns to his neo-neorealistic style to narrate the complex and... Learn more

IU CINEMA: "Gosford Park"

Widely considered the greatest of his late-period films, Gosford Park effortlessly relocates Altman’s style and sensibility to a lavish country estate in early-1930s England, where the lives of upper-class aristocrats and lower-class servants collide, and murder is committed. Nominated for seven... Learn more

IU CINEMA: "Ride the High Country"

Tickets will be available online and in person on Monday, January 8, at 10:00 a.m. “All I want is to enter my house justified.” Aging Western stars Joel McCrea and Randolph Scott (in his final role) play aging legendary lawmen who take one last job in a Brave New West that has... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Deeper Understanding: Curating Queer the Past Five Years (Shorts Program)

Curator Bradford Nordeen is scheduled to be present. The Queer Disorientations Presents: Dirty Looks series events draw from, are informed by, and engage with disciplines such as gender and sexuality studies, trans* studies, queer theory, media history, and art. The films and videos... Learn more

Filmmaker to Filmmaker Conversation: Hal Hartley and Paul Shoulberg

This 2018 Filmmaker to Filmmaker: Conversations from the Director’s Chair events will feature two honored independent filmmakers, Hal Hartley and Paul Shoulberg. The conversation will be a rare opportunity to hear Hartley speak in the Midwest with a filmmaker whose career and writing he has... Learn more

IU CINEMA: "Amateur"

Director Hal Hartley is scheduled to be present. The playful, stylish, and sad story of an ex-nun named Isabelle claims to have had a visit from the Virgin Mary instructing her to intervene in the destiny of a troubled porn star. On the street, she meets a sweet and handsome amnesiac whose... Learn more

IU CINEMA: "The Good Catholic"

Writer/Director Paul Shoulberg is scheduled to be present. Daniel is a young, idealistic priest who loves his work more than anything. While he struggles to find balance between the dueling philosophies of his mentors, an old school, no nonsense traditionalist, and a chain smoking, carb... Learn more

IU CINEMA: "The Unbelievable Truth"

Director Hal Hartley is scheduled to be present. In Hal Hartley's first feature and one of his most-beloved comedies, a beautiful college bound girl (Adrienne Shelly) disturbingly preoccupied with the threat of nuclear destruction, falls in love with a handsome ex-con who is rumored to have... Learn more

IU CINEMA: "Henry Fool"

Shy and clumsy garbage man, Simon Grim, endures a colorless life with his depressed mom and promiscuous sister, Fay. That is until he's befriended by their strange new tenant, Henry Fool. Though depraved, conceited, and lazy, Henry does have a way with words and he inspires his new friend to... Learn more

IU CINEMA: "Le grand mechant renard et autres contes (The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales)"

Tickets will be available online and in person on Monday, January 8, at 10:00 a.m. From the creators of the Academy Award®-nominated Ernest & Celestine comes another hilarious, heartwarming tale of animal misfits. The countryside isn’t always as calm and peaceful as it’s made out to be,... Learn more

IU CINEMA: "Flirt"

A simple, but innovative story of love and loss told three times in three different cities: New York, Berlin, and Tokyo. Repeating the same situations and dialogue but with subtle shifts of emphasis, the film evolves from the turbulance of America to the benign calm of Japan. The crisis in each... Learn more

IU CINEMA: "The Book of Life"

In this whimsical and wise black comedy, Jesus Christ, the Devil, and Christ's assistant, Magdelina, show up in New York on the last day of the century to discuss the Apocalypse. Will Christ have a change of heart as he views NYC on the verge of Y2K? This was Hal Hartley's first longer video... Learn more

IU CINEMA: "Godard, mon amour (Le redoubtable)"

Tickets will be available online and in person on Monday, January 8, at 10:00 a.m. Originally titled Le redoubtable during its festival run, Godard, mon amour frames a pivotal moment in time and cinema’s most influential filmmaker, as he deals with his profound artistic crisis leading... Learn more

IU CINEMA: "Spring 2018 Student Film Showcase"

Tickets will be available online and in person on Monday, January 8, at 10:00 a.m. Final program and screening order will be posted on IU Cinema's web site closer to the program date. Films in this program are curated from projects in courses across Indiana... Learn more

IU CINEMA: "Godard, mon amour (Le redoubtable)"

Tickets will be available online and in person on Monday, January 8, at 10:00 a.m. Originally titled Le redoubtable during its festival run, Godard, mon amour frames a pivotal moment in time and cinema’s most influential filmmaker, as he deals with his profound artistic crisis leading... Learn more