The IU Cinema will welcome Richard Brody, a film critic with the New Yorker, to introduce a series of films by French New Wave director and screenwriter Jean-Luc Godard.
Actress Glenn Close made an appearance at IU Cinema Monday night to introduce her 1983 movie “The Big Chill,” which screened as part of the film series for the College of Arts and Sciences’ Themester 2013, “Connectedness: Networks in a Complex World.”
Filmmaker and comedian Bobcat Goldthwait kept audiences laughing Friday afternoon during an appearance at IU Cinema as part of the Jorgensen Guest Filmmaker Lecture Series.
The IU Cinema will screen “Stalingrad,” a 1993 war drama illuminating the gruesome and death-ridden World War II Battle of Stalingrad.
Ava DuVernay, winner of the Best Director Award at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, will give a lecture at 3 p.m. Friday at IU Cinema as part of the Jorgensen Guest Filmmaker Lecture Series.
A lecture and screening of one of Russia’s most celebrated film directors, Vadim Abdrashitov, will be presented at 3 p.m. Thursday at the IU Cinema. Abdrashitov is the recipient of Russia’s highest artistic honor, the People’s Artist award.
Ava DuVernay, a Sundance Film Festival award-winning independent filmmaker, will visit IU Cinema, where she will show seven films and give a lecture.
Fair Trade Bloomington will sponsor a showing of the documentary “Black Gold” at the IU Cinema Sunday night.
“Prince Avalanche” is currently running through Sept. 1 in the IU Cinema as part of the 2013 International Arthouse series.
Blood, guts and gore are making their way toward IU Cinema Sept. 13 and 14 with their creator, Danish filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn. Refn’s lecture, called a “Jorgensen Guest Filmmaker Lecture” will be Friday, Sept. 13, at 3 p.m., and his focus will mainly be on the work of Andy Milligan.
On Feb. 28, the Cinema will screen “Sun City Picture House” (2010) and “Baseball in the Time of Cholera” (2011). At 3 p.m. on March 1, the directors will present a lecture on their experiences during filmmaking.