FilmScene is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the cultural vitality of the Iowa City area through film that challenges, inspires, educates and entertains.

Now Playing
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

Longing for love and acceptance, teenager Minnie Goetze (Bel Powley) begins a complex love affair with her mother’s (Kristen Wiig) boyfriend, Monroe (Alexander Skarsgård). A sharp, funny and provocative account of one girl’s sexual and artistic awakening, without ju ...
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Now Playing
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

“Like nothing you’ve seen before” (The Guardian). A groundbreaking film about two transgender prostitutes shot entirely on an iPhone that defies expectations at every turn. Working girl Sin-Dee (newcomer Kitana Kiki Rodriguez) tears through Tinseltown on Christmas ...
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Sunday, September 20, 8pm
on the FilmScene Rooftop

Straight from the sewers to the rooftop. Join Donatello, Leonardo, Michaelangelo and Raphael for a double feature celebrating the world's greatest adolescent radiated reptilian fighting team in all of their '90s glory. Pizza party!
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August is Member Month at FilmScene! Join or renew now and spin the FilmScene prize wheel for an extra thank you for joining our film loving community. Every membership provides critical support and comes with great perks like $5 tickets!
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Opens Friday, September 4
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

Magazine reporter and novelist David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg) recounts his travels and conversations with author David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel) during a promotional book tour after the publication of Wallace’s groundbreaking epic novel, “Infinite Je ...
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Opens Friday, September 4
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

In this powerful companion piece to director Joshua Oppenheimer’s (recipient of the prestigious MacArthur “Genius Grant”) Oscar-nominated “The Act of Killing,” an optician confronts the men who killed the brother that he never knew during the 1960 ...
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FilmScene's monthly print calendar, In Focus, is an overview of regular programming, special events and more. It is mailed monthly before the first of the month to all FilmScene members and available for the public at the box office.
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Tickets are available online and at the FilmScene box office. FilmScene is located at 118 E. College St. in Downtown Iowa City.

NEW RELEASES

DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL (Now Playing)
TANGERINE (Now Playing)

Late Shift at the Grindhouse
TURBO KID (September 2)

The Rooftop Series
DIRTY DANCING (September 6)
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES 1 & 2 (September 20)

Special Events
CHEF (Pullman Dinner & a Movie, August 30)
TERRY GILLIAM (October 23)

Bijou Film Events
ZOMBIELAND (Sat, Aug 29, 11pm)

Coming Soon

Showtimes will be set for the following films no later than the Monday prior to opening. For an online version of In Focus, our monthly calendar, click here.

New Releases
THE LOOK OF SILENCE (Opens September 4)
THE END OF THE TOUR (Opens September 4)
PHOENIX (Opens September 11)
BEST OF ENEMIES (Opens September 18)
THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT (Opens September 18)
GRANDMA (Opens September 25)
FINDERS KEEPERS (Opens October 2)

The Rooftop Series
POLTERGEIST (October 4)
FARGO (October 18)

Bijou Film Board Programming
JENNIFER’S BODY (September 5)
KIDS (September 12)
BEST OF ENEMIES (September 15)
TOM AT THE FARM (September 19)
COURT (September 22)
GHOST WORLD (September 26)
DOPE (September 29)

Late Shift at the Grindhouse
CALL GIRL OF CTHULHU (September 9)
THEY LIVE (September 16)
NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD: REANIMATED (September 23)
555 (September 30)

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