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    President's Choice

    Bernardo Bertolucci’s The Last Emperor delves into the life and times of China’s final emperor, Pu Yi, who ascended the throne in 1908 at age 3. This film was selected by IU President Michael McRobbie for the President's Choice Film Series.

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    Cultural Divides

    IU Cinema presents Udayan Prasad's My Son the Fanatic as part of the film series Cultural Divides: Reflections on the Immigrant Experience in Europe.

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    40 years On: Screening the Vietnam War

    In remembrance of the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, this film series investigates radically different views of the Vietnam War than we have typically seen with films like David Loeb Weiss's No Vietnamese Ever Called Me Nigger and Kent Garrett and Stan Lathan's Black Journal: The Black G.I..

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    International Arthouse Series

    IU Cinema presents the best in contemporary international arthouse titles, like Satyajit Ray's Pather Panchali (Song of the Little Road).

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    Visiting Filmmakers

    Interviews with several of IU Cinema's visiting filmmakers, like our exclusive interview with iconic documentarian/filmmaker Penelope Spheeris, featured above, can be found on our Visiting Filmmakers page.

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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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