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: Howl's Moving Castle (Subtitled)

© 2004 Studio Ghibli - NDDMT 15th Anniversary Screening / In Japanese with English subtitles As part of Welcome Week 2019, IU Bloomington students get in free with a valid Indiana University ID Sophie, a quiet girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Howl's Moving Castle (Dubbed)

© 2004 Studio Ghibli - NDDMT 15th Anniversary Screening / English Dubbed
 This screening will be the English version with dubbed dialogue, including voiceover work by Lauren Bacall, Christian Bale, and Emily Mortimer. Suggested for children age 8 and older. ... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Star Wars Marathon

© 2019 & TM LUCASFILM LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED @ DISNEY IU Cinema welcomes everyone back to campus with a special engagement screening marathon of Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back, and Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi. These... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Battleship Potemkin

Curated by IU President Michael A. McRobbie. For eight decades, Sergei Eisenstein’s 1925 masterpiece has remained the most influential silent film of all time. Enraged with the deplorable conditions on board the armored cruiser Potemkin in 1905, the ship’s loyal crew seizes control of... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Long Day’s Journey into Night 3D

Director Bi Gan follows up his knockout debut, Kaili Blues, with this noir-tinged stunner about a lost soul (Jue Huang) on a quest to find a missing woman from his past (Wei Tang, Lust, Caution). Following leads across Guizhou province, he crosses paths with a series of colorful characters, among... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Long Day’s Journey into Night 3D

Director Bi Gan follows up his knockout debut, Kaili Blues, with this noir-tinged stunner about a lost soul (Jue Huang) on a quest to find a missing woman from his past (Wei Tang, Lust, Caution). Following leads across Guizhou province, he crosses paths with a series of colorful characters, among... Learn more

IU CINEMA: The Bubble 3D

The Bubble is a science-fiction spine-tingler that shocked audiences and revolutionized the cinematic world of 3-D. The eye-popping thrills and chills begin when a plane carrying pregnant Catherine (Deborah Walley) and her husband Mark (Michael Cole) is forced to land in a mysterious remote town.... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché

A true pioneer, at age 21, Alice Guy-Blaché started her movie career in 1894 and was a contemporary of Thomas Edison, George Méliès, and the Lumière brothers. Two years after joining the French movie house Gaumont, she was made head of production and began making movies. In her films, Guy-Blaché... Learn more

IU CINEMA/First Thursdays: Pioneers: First Women Filmmakers with DJ MADDØG

Silent films with live DJ accompaniment This program of short films will run on a loop from 5–8 pm with DJ MADDØG accompanying each rotation. Patrons can come and go as their schedule allows. In the early decades of cinema, some of the most innovative and celebrated... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Love & Basketball

Childhood friends and sweethearts Monica and Quincy grew up together in the same neighborhood and both aspire to careers as professional basketball players. Quincy is a natural talent and longs to play for the pros like his father, Zeke, a shooting guard for the Los Angeles Clippers. Monica is a... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Pet Sematary

30th Anniversary Screening The Creed family—Louis, Rachel, and their children, Ellie and Gage—is just settling into a new country home in Maine when the family cat, Church, meets an untimely death. Convinced by a neighbor to bury the animal in a nearby pet cemetery, Louis soon learns... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Cassandro, the Exotico!

Famed as much for his flamboyant drag and sky-high pompadour as for his show-stopping kicks and flips, lucha libre star Cassandro’s trailblazing ascent as one the industry’s first openly gay wrestlers has resonated internationally for a quarter century. Shot entirely in 16mm, director Marie... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Lost in Translation

Programmed by IU Cinema Technical Director Barbara Grassia. Bob Harris (Bill Murray) and Charlotte (Scarlett Johansson) are two Americans in Tokyo. Bob is a movie star in town to shoot a whiskey commercial, while Charlotte is a young woman tagging along with her workaholic photographer... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Cassandro, the Exotico!

Famed as much for his flamboyant drag and sky-high pompadour as for his show-stopping kicks and flips, lucha libre star Cassandro’s trailblazing ascent as one the industry’s first openly gay wrestlers has resonated internationally for a quarter century. Shot entirely in 16mm, director Marie... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Selma

Selma is the story of a movement. The film chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition. The epic march from Selma to Montgomery culminated in President Johnson... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Who Will Write Our History

Who Will Write Our History shares the story of Polish-Jewish historian Emanuel Ringelblum and his efforts, along with many others, to preserve the memories of Jews in Nazi-occupied Warsaw. More than 35,000 pages formed an archive, hidden with the hope it would survive the Holocaust. Two of three... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Gordon & Paddy

Suggested for children age 5 and older. The forest’s police chief, Gordon (voiced by Stellan Skarsgård), is about to retire, and he needs to find a new assistant. Paddy (voiced by Melinda Kinnaman), a clever mouse with a great sense of smell, seems to be the right candidate. Together,... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Once Haunted (shorts program)

Directors Crystal Z Campbell and Madeleine Hunt-Ehrlich are scheduled to be present. A post-film discussion will follow the screening. Once Haunted is a multi-venue series examining the idea of haunting, both as a multifaceted trope of desire, physical ruins, loss, and... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Ana Yurdu (Motherland)

Director Senem Tüzen is scheduled to participate in a post-screening, live-streaming Q&A. Producer Adam Isenberg is scheduled to be present. Nesrin is an urban, middle-class woman recovering from a divorce. She has quit her office job, abandoned her house in Istanbul, and come to the... Learn more

IU CINEMA: La Pointe Courte

The great Agnès Varda’s film career began with this graceful, penetrating study of a marriage on the rocks, set against the backdrop of a small Mediterranean fishing village. Both a stylized depiction of the complicated relationship between a married couple (played by Silvia Monfort and Philippe... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Christopher Strong

Lady Cynthia Darrington (Katharine Hepburn) is an intelligent, liberated, and unconventionally beautiful aviatrix who soars into a torrid affair with Sir Christopher Strong (Colin Clive), a member of Parliament, and crashes into unendurable heartbreak. Christopher Strong is a pre-Code... Learn more

IU CINEMA: The Third Wife

Writer/Director Ash Mayfair is scheduled to be present. In 19th century rural Vietnam, 14-year-old May becomes the third wife of wealthy landowner Hung. Soon she learns that she can only gain status by asserting herself as a woman who can give birth to a male child. May’s hope to... Learn more

IU CINEMA Guest Filmmaker: Ash Mayfair

This program will be in the form of an extended, on-stage interview. Writer/Director Ash Mayfair was born in Vietnam and educated in the United Kingdom and the United States, receiving her MFA in filmmaking at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. The Third Wife is her debut feature which... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Dead Pigs

Filmmaker Ash Mayfair is scheduled to be present. Ash Mayfair Presents: Dead Pigs A mysterious stream of pig carcasses floats silently toward China’s populous economic hub, Shanghai. As authorities struggle to explain the phenomenon, a down-and-out pig farmer with a youthful... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Oda sa wala (Ode to Nothing)

Filmmaker Ash Mayfair is scheduled to be present. Ash Mayfair Presents: Oda sa wala (Ode to Nothing) Sonya is an old maid stuck in a town that long ceased to recognize her existence, until one fateful morning when a mysterious corpse arrives at the footsteps of their... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Rolling / Rebel Girls (WORLD PREMIERE)

Filmmakers and IU Alumnae Riley Dismore and Katherine Crump are scheduled to be present. Free, but ticketed Rolling Not rated | 2018 | 2K DCP | 5 min Drama Directed by Riley Dismore, Katherine Crump In Rolling, a young roller rink employee recounts... Learn more

IU CINEMA: The Third Wife

In 19th century rural Vietnam, 14-year-old May becomes the third wife of wealthy landowner Hung. Soon she learns that she can only gain status by asserting herself as a woman who can give birth to a male child. May’s hope to change her status turns into a real and tantalizing possibility when she... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Big

2019–2020 Audience Choice Film Twelve-year-old Josh Baskin (David Moscow) is embarrassed in front of his crush, Cynthia Benson, when a carnival worker declares him too short to ride the Super Loops ride. Dejected, he shares his greatest wish—to be big—with Zoltar, a mechanical... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Le bonheur

Though married to the good-natured, beautiful Thérèse (Claire Drouot), young husband and father François (Jean-Claude Drouot) finds himself falling unquestioningly into an affair with an attractive postal worker. One of Agnès Varda's most provocative films, Le bonheur examines, with a deceptively... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Jezebel

Writer/Director Numa Perrier is scheduled to be present. Set in Las Vegas in 1998, Jezebel is a semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story based on writer/director Numa Perrier’s own experience as a webcam girl in Sin City. In the last days of her mother’s life, 19-year-old Tiffany... Learn more

IU CINEMA Guest Filmmaker: Numa Perrier

This program will be in the form of an extended, on-stage interview. Born in Haiti and raised in “small town USA,” Numa Perrier is an actress, filmmaker, and artist. Her feature-film directorial debut, Jezebel, premiered at SXSW 2019 (with three sold-out screenings), landing on The... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Cléo from 5 to 7

Numa Perrier Presents: Cléo From 5 to 7 Agnès Varda eloquently captures Paris in the ’60s with this real-time portrait of a singer (Corinne Marchand) set adrift in the city as she awaits test results of a biopsy. A chronicle of the minutes of one woman’s life, Cléo from 5 to 7 is a... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Clemency

This screening is a part of the Sundance Filmmakers in Focus series, supported by Union Board Films and IU Cinema. A quietly powerful film that forces unflinching look at criminal justice in America. Years of carrying out death-row executions have taken a toll on prison warden... Learn more

IU CINEMA: But I'm a Cheerleader

20th Anniversary Screening Megan (Natasha Lyonne) is just your typical, all-American teenager. She does pretty well at school, is dating a football player—although she isn’t as crazy about him as she thinks maybe she should be—and excels at cheerleading. One day, Megan arrives home... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Jezebel

Set in Las Vegas in 1998, Jezebel is a semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story based on writer/director Numa Perrier’s own experience as a webcam girl in Sin City. In the last days of her mother’s life, 19-year-old Tiffany (Tiffany Tenille) crashes with five family members in a Las Vegas studio... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Clemency

This screening is a part of the Sundance Filmmakers in Focus series, supported by Union Board Films and IU Cinema. A quietly powerful film that forces unflinching look at criminal justice in America. Years of carrying out death-row executions have taken a toll on prison warden... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Working Girls

Based on the play Blind Mice by Vera Caspary and Winifred Lenihan, Working Girls is a subversive comedy following two young sisters from Rockville, Ind., who move to New York City looking for work and love. June (Judith Wood) and Mae (Dorothy Hall) Thorpe land in the rundown Rolfe House, a hotel... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Stories We Tell

In this inspired, genre-twisting film, Oscar-nominated writer/director Sarah Polley discovers that the truth depends on who’s telling it. Polley is both filmmaker and detective as she investigates the secrets kept by a family of storytellers. She playfully interviews and interrogates a cast of... Learn more

IU CINEMA/First Thursdays: My Annie Hall

Directors Ellie Sachs and Matt Starr are scheduled to be present. A post-screening discussion will follow the film. What began as a grass roots, interpretive film class at a Manhattan senior community center, soon blossomed into a shortened spin on New York’s story of love and the... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Mad Max: Fury Road

Programmed by IU Cinema Social Media Specialist and Marketing and Engagement Assistant Caitlyn Stevens. Tom Hardy is “Mad” Max Rockatansky in this action-packed fourth installment of George Miller’s post-apocalyptic film franchise. In Mad Max: Fury Road, a captured Max finds himself... Learn more

IU CINEMA: The Spiritual Avant-Garde (shorts program)

From Aleister Crowley to the Kabbalah, this short film program draws together a selection of experimental films that use the cinematic medium to explore themes related to spirituality and the occult. Included amongst the shorts are Maya Deren’s unfinished short shot in the Art of This Century... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Black Panther

Costume Designer Ruth E. Carter is scheduled to be present. Marvel Studios’ Black Panther follows T’Challa who, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Gisaengchung (Parasite)

Winner of the 2019 Cannes Palme d’Or, Bong Joon Ho’s newest film is a darkly comedic, genre tale of class struggle that has drawn comparisons to Jordan Peele’s Us. Ki-taek’s family is close, but fully unemployed, with a bleak future ahead of them. Ki-woo, Ki-taek’s son, is recommended for a... Learn more

IU CINEMA: The Silence of Others

A post-screening discussion will follow the film. “Unfolding with all the force of a classic political thriller by Costa Gavras or Francesco Rosi” (Allan Hunter, Screen Daily), The Silence of Others reveals the epic struggle for justice undertaken by victims of the Franco dictatorship... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Eating Up Easter

Director/Producer Sergio M. Rapu and Producer/Writer Elena Rapu are scheduled to be present. The iconic and sensationalized “mysteries” of Easter Island have drawn the interest of the world for centuries. Today, this tiny, barren island is experiencing an economic boon as tourism... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Minding the Gap

A post-screening discussion will follow the film. Made over the course of 12 years, the Oscar-nominated documentary Minding the Gap follows first-time director Bing Liu as he discovers connections between two of his skateboarder friends’ volatile upbringings and the complexities of... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Bisbee ’17

Director Robert Greene is scheduled to be present. Radically combining collaborative documentary, western, and musical elements, Bisbee ’17 follows several members of a close-knit community in the old mining town of Bisbee, Ariz., as they attempt to reckon with their town’s darkest... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Chez jolie coiffure

Director Rosine Mbakam is scheduled to be present. Chez jolie coiffure is a documentary about the friendships, trials, and triumphs of a group of West-African migrants living in Brussels. Alongside the film’s protagonist Sabine, a Cameroonian hairdresser whose boisterous personality is... Learn more

IU CINEMA: At Eternity's Gate

While there have been many other biopics about the Post-Impressionist artist Vincent van Gogh, this is the first to be directed by another acclaimed visual artist, Julian Schnabel. As such, it focuses more on van Gogh’s creative process than on his tragic demise. As Schnabel said, “This is a film... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Small Island (National Theatre Live)

Photo by Brinkhoff Moegenburg Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new adaptation, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday. Small Island embarks on a journey from Jamaica to Britain, through the Second World War to... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Speedy

© 2011 The Harold Lloyd Trust Silent film with musical accompaniment Suggested for children age 6 and older. Alloy Orchestra premiered their score for Harold Lloyd’s Speedy at the 2001 Telluride Film Festival. This fast-paced, dramatic comedy filmed in the streets... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Alloy Orchestra

This program will be in the form of an extended, on-stage interview. Labeled by the late Roger Ebert as “the best in the world at accompanying silent films,” Alloy Orchestra is a three-man musical ensemble that writes new music and performs live accompaniment to classic silent films.... Learn more

IU CINEMA: La galerie des monstres (Gallery of Monsters) w/ World Premiere score

Silent film with musical accompaniment Alloy Orchestra’s score was commissioned by IU Cinema for Indiana University’s Bicentennial. With a fresh restoration from Lobster Films and the world premiere of a new Alloy Orchestra score, the fast-paced La galerie des monstres comes to... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Sátántangó

New 4K Restoration There will be a 45-minute intermission approximately halfway into the screening for a meal break. Food-truck service will be available outside of IU Cinema. Shot in stunning black-and-white and filled with exquisitely composed and lyrical takes, the film... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Merrily We Go to Hell

Merrily We Go to Hell—the title drawn from the leading man’s favorite toast—captured one of the leading excesses of pre-Code cinema: a heavy emphasis on heavy drinking. Society heiress Joan Prentice (Sylvia Sidney) meets and marries alcoholic newspaperman and self-styled playwright Jerry Corbett... Learn more

IU CINEMA: The Girl Can’t Help It

Edmond O’Brien is mob boss Murdock who—while serving a term in federal prison—becomes a singing sensation with his hit tune “Rock Around the Rock Pile.” Once he’s sprung, Murdock hires impoverished agent Tom Miller (Tom Ewell) not to promote his own career, but to turn his curvaceous lady friend... Learn more

IU CINEMA: We Tell: Body Politics

The We Tell: Body Politics program exposes the ailments from within, through works that focus on how access to various forms of healthcare, or lack thereof, affects people from many walks of life, as well as the celebrations and concerns of the LGBTQIA community. From the ’70s to the ’90s, shorts... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Joel (Jim Carrey) is heartbroken when he discovers that ex-girlfriend Clementine (Kate Winslet) has erased all memories of their time together. As Joel undertakes the same treatment in revenge, his subconscious fights back in a surreal, dream-like journey through good times and bad, one that has... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind

Zak Williams is scheduled to be present. This documentary film explores the extraordinary career, life, and legacy of one of the world’s most revered comedians. Using Robin Williams’ own words, archival footage, and in-depth interviews with friends and family, including Billy Crystal,... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Produced during the height of the Cold War, this iconic masterpiece is a darkly comedic critique of nuclear weapons and the apocalyptic political tension between the U.S. and the Soviet Union during the 1960s. Shot in black-and-white and gorgeously composed, Dr. Strangelove balances Kubrick’s... Learn more

IU CINEMA: İki Dil, Bir Bavul (On the Way to School)

This documentary shows one year in the life of a Turkish teacher instructing Kurdish children in a remote village in Turkey. The children cannot speak Turkish; the teacher cannot speak Kurdish and is forced to become an exile in his own country. On the Way to School is a film about a Turkish... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Donbass

Sergei Loznitsa’s Donbass consists of a series of narrative fragments touching upon the nature of the current war between Russia and Ukraine. The film departs from a conventional depiction of war; a chronological and historical order is substituted with a grotesque and phantasmagorical scene... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Universal Monster Mash (The Mummy and The Wolf Man)

From the 1920s through the 1950s, Universal Pictures carved out its place in film history by bringing to life on screen some of the most enduring and legendary characters. From The Hunchback of Notre Dame to The Phantom of the Opera, the “monsters” Universal brought to the screen made for some of... Learn more

IU CINEMA: A Fool There Was (Midwest Premiere)

Silent film with orchestral accompaniment The Days of Silent Cinema: Le Giornate del Cinema Muto at Indiana University Founded in 1982, Le Giornate del Cinema Muto is considered the world’s leading international silent-film festival, presented annually in the northern... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Nasty Women Program 2: Discipline & Anarchy (U.S. Premiere)

Silent film with orchestral accompaniment The Days of Silent Cinema: Le Giornate del Cinema Muto at Indiana University Founded in 1982, Le Giornate del Cinema Muto is considered the world’s leading international silent-film festival, presented annually in the northern... Learn more

IU CINEMA: The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (U.S. Premiere)

Silent film with orchestral accompaniment The Days of Silent Cinema: Le Giornate del Cinema Muto at Indiana University Founded in 1982, Le Giornate del Cinema Muto is considered the world’s leading international silent-film festival, presented annually in the northern... Learn more

IU CINEMA: A Star is Born

Judy Garland had no better showcase of her formidable singing and acting talent than as the title star of 1954’s A Star is Born, the moving, memorable classic directed by George Cukor. One of the most beloved show-business stories of all time, the movie represents a career peak for many who were... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Everything is Illuminated

Everything is Illuminated narrates the story of a Jewish-American traveler, Jonathan Foer, who undertakes a trip from the U.S. to Ukraine to find a woman who saved his grandfather from being executed by the Nazis during World War II. Jonathan travels through Ukraine, mapping out new geographical... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Buckjumping

Director Lily Keber is scheduled to be present. Buckjumping presents an exuberant study of six New Orleans dancing communities, including those tied to the city’s social aid and pleasure clubs, second lining, Mardi Gras Indians, and the bounce music scene. Focusing on the fancy... Learn more

IU CINEMA: The Invisible Sounds / Look How Pretty

Director Ana María Arango is scheduled to be present. Honking Horns and Jazzy Feet: Music and Dance in the Streets Free, but ticketed Los sonidos invisibles (The Invisible Sounds) Not rated | 2007 | HD | 35 min Documentary Directed by Ana María Arango,... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Babylon

Initially released in 1980 at Cannes, though not in the U.S. for fear that it would incite racial tension, Rosso’s film follows a dancehall DJ (played by Brinsley Forde, the lead singer of the reggae band Aswad) in South London as he pursues his music and confronts the racism and xenophobia of... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Clash of the Titans

The machinations of the gods above and the fates of men and monsters here below play out in 1981’s Clash of the Titans. The mortal son of Zeus (Laurence Olivier), Perseus (Harry Hamlin) takes up sword and shield and sets out to fulfill his destiny by rescuing beloved Andromeda from the wrath of... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Captain Blood

Nominated for five Academy Awards (Best Picture; Best Director; Best Writing, Screenplay; Best Sound, Recording; and Best Music, Score) Captain Blood is the first of a number of films in which Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland co-starred. Fairly small-time actors prior to this, the movie’s... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Miami Connection

In the name of friendship and world peace, Dragon Sound—a rock band of Tae Kwon Do black belt, multi- national orphans—will stop at no end to rid Orlando, Fla., of a villainous gang of motorcycle-riding, cocaine-selling ninjas, and thugs. After a limited release in the ’80s, this film went... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Carmen Jones

An army soldier named Joe (Harry Belafonte) falls in love with Carmen (Dorothy Dandridge), a beautiful and seductive factory worker. Carmen makes Joe forget about his former true love, Cindy Lou. When Joe kills his sergeant during a fight, the lovers flee to escape the police. Joe goes AWOL to... Learn more

IU CINEMA: Ivan the Terrible (parts I & II)

Curated by IU President Michael A. McRobbie. President’s Choice: Sergei M. Eisenstein Free, but ticketed There will be an intermission between Parts I & II. Ivan the Terrible, Part I Not rated | 1944 | 35mm | 1 hr 35 min Drama Directed by... Learn more

IU CINEMA: After Life

In the way station for the great beyond, case workers help newly departed clients choose a single treasured memory to experience for eternity. In preparation for the film, director Kore-eda prompted hundreds of ordinary people to recall their favorite memories. Ten people and their real memories... Learn more