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    Julie Dash

    Julie Dash’s films explore the Black women’s experience across wide swaths of geography and time. IU Cinema is excited to screen a selection of short films from her time as part of the UCLA-based Black cinema revolution, known today as the L.A. Rebellion.

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    Jorgensen Guest Filmmaker Lecture Series

    This lecture series is made possible through the generous support of the Ove W Jorgensen Foundation. Join us this Friday, Dec. 9, at 3 p.m., when filmmaker Julie Dash will visit IU Cinema.

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    International Arthouse Series

    IU Cinema presents the best in contemporary international arthouse titles, like Robert Cannan and Ross Adam's The Lovers and the Despot.

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    Visiting Filmmakers

    Interviews with several of IU Cinema's filmmaker guests, like our one-on-one exclusive with Filmmaker Robby Benson 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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