Filmscene

Bijou Horizons

A world cinema showcase that broadens understanding of diverse cultures through film. Stamp your passport and embark on a cinematic world tour. One lucky UI Student will win a study abroad package provided by UI International Programs!

Upcoming Screenings

LE BONHEUR

1965 / France / Agnes Varda

Tue, Mar 36:00pm

Francois, a yougn carpenter, begins a torrid affair with a postal clerk and tries to lead his life loving both her and his wife. Presented as part of the Bijou Horizons seris. FREE for UI students (present student ID at box office) and $7 for the public.

THE SECOND MOTHER

2015 / Brazil / Anna Muylaert

Tue, Mar 246:00pm

When the estranged daughter of a hard-working live-in housekeeper suddenly appears, the unspoken class barriers that exist within the home are thrown into disarray. Presented as part of the Bijou Horizons series. FREE for UI students (present student ID at box office) and $7 for the public.

Previous Screenings

ALICE

1988 / Czechoslovakia / Jan Svankmajer

A surreal adaptation of Lews Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland.” Presented as a part of the Bijou Horizons series. FREE for UI students (present student ID at the box office) and $7 for the public.

GODZILLA

1954 / Japan / Ishiro Honda

American nuclear weapons testing results in the creation of a seemingly unstoppable, dinosaur-like beast. Presented as a part of the Bijou Horizons series. FREE for UI students (present student ID at the box office) and $7 for the public.

YOMEDDINE

2018 / Egpyt / A.B. Shawky

A Coptic leper and his orphaned apprentice leave the confines of the leper colony for the first time and embark on a journey across Egypt to search for what is left of their families. Presented as part of the Bijou Horizons series. FREE for UI students (present student ID at box office) and $7.00 for the public.

BRIEF STORY FROM A GREEN PLANET

2019 / Argentina / Santiago Loza

Tania learns that her grandmother spent the last years of her life in the loving company of an alien. Together with two friends, Tania travels through rural Argentina to bring the creature back to its place of origin. Presented as part of the Bijou Horizons series. FREE for UI students (present student ID at box office) and $7.00 for the public.

THE LURE

2015 / Poland / Agnieszka Smoczynska

In Warsaw, a pair of mermaid sisters are adopted into a cabaret. While one seeks love with humans, the other hungers to dine on the human population of the city. Presented as a part of the Bijou Horizons series. FREE for UI students (present student ID at the box office) and $7.00 for the public.