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!

Previous Screenings

EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT

2015 / Colombia / Ciro Guerra

The story of the relationship between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and the last survivor of his people, and two scientists who work together over forty years to seach the Amazon for a sacred plant.

THE HOST

2006 / South Korea / Bong Joon-ho

A monster emerges from Seoul’s Han River and begins attacking people. One victim’s loving family does what it can to rescue her from its clutches.

THE FATE OF LEE KHAN

1973 / Hong Kong / King Hu

Lee Khan, a high official under Mongolian Emperor Yuan of the Yuan Dynasty, procures the battle map of the Chinese rebel Chu Yuan-Chang’s army. Rebel spies, aided by treachery within Khan’s ranks, strive to corner him in an inn.

LE BONHEUR

1965 / France / Agnes Varda

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.

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.