The Manchurian Candidate – Free in Bryan Park – Sat Night

Saturday, June 19 at Dusk     Frank Sinatra, Angela Lansbury, Laurence Harvey and Janet Leigh star in The Manchurian Candidate. Raymond Shaw (Sinatra) is a war hero and is awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his bravery in Korea. What no one knows, including Shaw, is that he had been captured by the Chinese Communists and brainwashed. He


Stray explores what it means to live as a being without status or security, following three stray dogs, residents of Istanbul, as they embark on inconspicuous journeys through Turkish society. "CRITIC'S PICK! The filmmaker's eyes may rarely leave the dogs, but what she’s really looking at is us." -The New York Times

Coming 06/30: GUNDA

Tickets for Gunda will go on sale the day of show Experiential cinema in its purest form, Gunda chronicles the unfiltered lives of a mother pig (whom the film is named after), a flock of chickens, and a herd of cows with masterful intimacy. Gunda is a labor of love by Russian director Victor Kossakovsky Using stark, transcendent black and


No one in the world makes films that look like those of Swedish master absurdist Roy Andersson: intricately designed, photographed, and lit. His dreamlike movies are acclaimed for their deadpan comic timing and the visual inspiration of artists like Otto Dix and Edward Hopper. 

A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Reflecting On Existence

A pair of hapless novelty salesman take us on a kaleidoscopic tour of the human condition in the new off-kilter comedy by Swedish filmmaker Roy Andersson. "Excruciatingly funny and streaked with coal-black humor." --Time Out New York


Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts

The life of a unique American artist, a man with a remarkable and unlikely biography. Bill Traylor was born into slavery in 1853 on a cotton plantation in rural Alabama. After the Civil War, Traylor continued to farm the land as a sharecropper until the late 1920s. Aging and alone, he moved to Montgomery and worked odd jobs in the thriving segregated black neighborhood. A decade later, in his late 80s, Traylor became homeless and started to draw and paint, both memories from plantation days and scenes of a radically changing urban culture.


Three brilliant women, three untold stories. When Leipzig pianist Kyra Steckeweh realized that her repertoire almost exclusively consisted of music composed by men, she began searching for pieces written by female composers. Her research in archives, libraries, and publishing houses quickly brought to light a variety of remarkable piano pieces that have been buried in history and rarely performed.

from France: THE SALT OF TEARS

Veteran filmmaker Philippe Garrel once again fashions a pinpoint-precise and economical study of young love and its prevarications, which ever so gradually blossoms into an emotionally resonant moral tale.

M.C. Escher: Journey To Infinity

A staircase that leads back to itself; waterworks that move towards and away from the viewer at the same time; an impossible box: M.C. Escher's artworks feature perspective impossibilities that are world famous. To the eyes, Escher is simply a genius artist.


You can watch Gunda right here, right now Experiential cinema in its purest form, Gunda chronicles the unfiltered lives of a mother pig (whom the film is named after), a flock of chickens, and a herd of cows with masterful intimacy. Gunda is a labor of love by Russian director Victor Kossakovsky Using stark, transcendent black and white cinematography and

Never Gonna Snow Again

On a gray, foggy morning outside a large Polish city, a masseur from the East named Zhenia enters the lives of the wealthy residents of a gated community. With his hypnotic presence and quasi-magical abilities


A young dancer upends her family life and sets out on an odyssey of personal liberation..


September 24 and 25 at 6:45 at the IU Fine Arts Theater. Last Chance! Sunday, Sept 26 at 5:15 at the IU Fine Arts Theater. Dubbed “America’s Doctor” by The New Yorker, Dr. Fauci has become America’s most unlikely cultural icon, with his signature blend of scientific acumen, candor, courage and integrity in the face of COVID-19. At times he's surprisingly funny.

In Balanchine’s Classroom

Now Playing in our Virtual Theater.
Filled with never before seen archival footage of Balanchine at work during rehearsals, classes, and in preparation for his most seminal works, along with interviews with many of his adored and adoring dancers--IU Ballet's Kyra Nichols, who worked with Balanchine, will introduce the film on Sept 24th and share her remembrances afterwards.


Now Playing in our Virtual Theater. The great Taiwanese filmmaker Tsai Ming-liang has been directing exquisite examinations of alienation, isolation, and the fleeting beauty of human connection. You can watch DAYS right here, right now, in our virtual theater


Oct 1, 2, 8 and 9 at 6:45 at the IU Fine Arts Theater
A rebellious teenage girl fights back against patriarchal oppression in Saudi director Shahad Ameen's visually arresting feminist fable.

Summer of 85 (PrideFest)

October 1, 2, 7, and 8 at 8:30 at the IU Fine Arts Theater
When Alexis capsizes off the coast of Normandy, David comes to the rescue and soon opens the younger boy’s eyes to a new horizon of friendship, art, and bliss.

EYIMOFE (This is My Desire)

October 1, 2, 8 and 9 at 7:30 at the IU RTV Theater
This stunning debut drama, set in colorful, chaotic Lagos, the former Nigerian capital, is made by twin brothers, Arie and Chuko Esiri. A pair of distantly connected strangers try to overcome Kafkaesque obstacles to flee Nigeria for Europe.

The Dark Crystal

Free Screening! Friday Oct 1st in Switchyard Park
This 1982 fantasy film is directed by Jim Henson and Frank Oz . On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal, and so restore order to his world.

Little Girl (PrideFest)

October 15, 16, 22, 23 at 6:30 pm at the IU Fine Arts Theater
Little Girl is the true story of 7-year-old Sasha, who loves ballet, dolls and dresses and has always known that she is a girl, despite the fact that she was born male.


October 15, 16, 22, and 23 at 7:15 at the IU Radio & TV Theater. A woman starts acting strangely after asking her husband, a professional spy, for a divorce. His initial suspicions of a secret lover soon give way to something much more sinister.

The Velvet Underground

October 15, 16, 22 and 23 at 8:30 at the IU Fine Arts Theater. Todd Haynes’s documentary about the seminal band The Velvet Underground mirrors its members’ experimentation and formal innovation. The film is as much about New York of the ’60s and ’70s as it is about the rise and fall of the group that has been called as influential as the Beatles


October Nov 5 and 6 and 7 at 6:30 at the IU Fine Arts Theater At first blush, the new film from Christian Petzold might seem a departure for the German director, especially to those only acquainted with him from his most recent film, the award-winning Transit (which some of you may have seen at the IU Cinema). Like his


October 29, 30, Nov 5 and 6 at 7:15 at the IU Radio & TV Theater
The year is 1940 in Kobe, on the eve of the outbreak of World War II. Local merchant and amateur filmmaker Yusaku (Issey Takahashi, Kill Bill) senses that things are headed in an unsettling direction. Following a trip to Manchuria, he becomes determined to bring to light the things he witnessed there, and secretly filmed.


Nov 12, 13, 19 and 20 at 7:30 at the IU Radio & TV Theater A retired hairdresser decides to take on one last job--setting in motion an epic journey across Sandusky, Ohio to confront the ghosts of his past--and collect the beauty supplies necessary for the job.