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    International Arthouse Series

    IU Cinema presents the best in contemporary international arthouse titles, like Nanni Moretti's Mia Madre.

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    Sound of Silents: Alloy Orchestra—LIVE MUSIC EVENT

    Alloy Orchestra is a three-man musical ensemble that writes new music and performs live accompaniment to classic silent films like E.A. Dupont's Varieté.

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    Beautifully shot in Guatemala’s highlands, Jayro Bustamante's Ixcanul relates the story of María, a 17-year-old Kaqchikel Mayan woman whose family works on a coffee farm near the Pacaya volcano.

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    Visiting Filmmakers

    Interviews with several of IU Cinema's filmmaker guests, like our one-on-one exclusive with Visual artist Joseph Bernard featured above, can be found on our Visiting Filmmakers page.

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    Support IU Cinema!

    We invite you to play a pivotal role in helping us expand our reach. Invest in the Cinema’s mission to make great films and an incredible theatrical experience accessible to our entire community.

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Most Recent Episodes

April 17, 2014

Profiles Interview: Meryl Streep

IU President Michael McRobbie interviews Meryl Streep, one of the greatest actresses of our time. Click here.

September 16, 2014

Profiles Interview: Kevin Kline

Jon Vickers, director of the IU Cinema, hosts this conversation with stage and screen actor and IU alumnus Kevin Kline. Click here.

November 30, 2012

Profiles Interview: Werner Herzog

Barbara Klinger, IU professor of film and media studies, interviews German movie director, producer, screenwriter, and opera director Werner Herzog. Click here.

November 17, 2013

Profiles Interview: Nicholas Winding Refn

John Bailey interviews Danish film director, screenwriter, and producer Nicolas Winding Refn. Click here.

January 27, 2012

Profiles Interview: John Sayles

Annie Corrigan interviews author, screenwriter, and director John Sayles. Click here.

October 24, 2014

Profiles Interview: Steve James

James Gray hosts this conversation with filmmaker Steve James. Click here.

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