• Image from the film man of the West.

    The Wide, Wide West

    Widescreen cinema was novel. Like other cinematic novelties, not all filmmakers used widescreen aspect ratios to artistic effect. This series presents four splendid examples of widescreen Westerns like Anthony Mann's Man of the West.

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    Avant-Noir (Shorts Program)

    Avant-Noir compiles work from young and established artists both of African and non-African descent, who play with identity and the notion of the personal as political; employ performance as a means to narrate social reality; and utilize archival footage to reconstruct the cinematic.

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    ... A Place For Film BLOG

    A PLACE FOR FILM aims to further engage our audience through quality, relevant, interesting, and sometimes provocative writing on subjects linked to our program like our latest blog post: Frames of Reality in Cheryl Dunye’s “The Watermelon Woman”.

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    Visiting Filmmakers

    Interviews with several of IU Cinema's filmmaker guests, like our one-on-one exclusive with Filmmaker Ana Lily Amirpour 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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