BENEDETTA

Jan 14, 15, 21, 22 at 7pm • Sunday Matinees Jan 16 and 23 at 3pm at the IU Fine Arts Theater •

Benedetta is inspired by the true story of Benedetta Carlini, a 17th century nun who believed she saw visions of Christ and whose erotic desires resulted in a forbidden love affair with another woman.

Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time

January 14, 15, 16 21, 22 & 23
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.

Drive My Car

Jan 28, 29; 30, Feb 4, 5 and 6 A film about language, sexuality, trust, and infidelity directed by auteur Ryûsuke Hamaguchi, who might be the hottest filmmaker on the planet. Drive My Car has been named Film of the Year by both the New York and Los Angeles critics associations, won Best Screenplay at Cannes, and is on the shortlist for Oscar nominations in multiple categories. "A QUIET MASTERPIECE… a story about grief, love and work as well as the soul-sustaining, life-shaping power of art. – Manohla Dargis, The New York Times

HIVE

Jan 28, 29; Feb 4 and 5 at 6:30 at the IU Fine Arts Theater Hive won the Audience Award, Directing Award, and World Cinema Grand Jury Prize at Sundance. In a small village in Kosovo, years after her husband went missing during wartime, Fahrije awaits evidence of his death. Without it, not only is she unable to mourn, but the hovering patriarchy deems it disrespectful, morally loose even, to move forward: to get a job, a driver’s license. The men in the village condemn Fahrije’s efforts to empower herself threaten her newfound sovereignty.