The Village Detective

Dec 3, 4, 5, 10 and 11 at 7pm at the IU Fine Arts Theater
During the summer of 2016, a fishing boat off the shores of Iceland made a most curious catch: four reels of 35mm film, seemingly of Soviet provenance. The film turned out to be an incomplete print of a popular Soviet comedy from 1969, water damaged no less. Did that mean it had no value?

Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time

December 3, 4 and 5 at 8pm at the IU Radio & Television Theater
A deep, immersive dive into Kurt Vonnegut’s upbringing and his creative output. Beginning with his childhood in Indianapolis, the film delves into his experience as a prisoner of war, his marriage and family, his early careers as a publicist for General Electric and a car salesman, and his years as a struggling writer, leading to eventual superstardom in 1969 following the publication of Slaughterhouse-Five.


Dec 10 and 11 at 7:45 at the IU Radio & Television Theater
Dec 17 and 18 at 6:30 at the IU Fine Arts Theater
Sidse Babett Knudsen stars as kindly Aunt Bodil (a 180-degree reversal from her role as the morally impeccable Danish Prime Minister in the TV series Borgen), who provides a home for her orphaned teen-aged niece. As it turns out, her smiling aunt is the grande dame of a ruthless crime family.