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Playing Today

  1. HOME ALONE

    The Picture Show
    • 1990
    • USA
    • Chris Columbus

    An 8-year old troublemaker must protect his home from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation. The Picture Show FREE for kids!

    3:00pm
  2. THE HANDMAIDEN

    • 2016
    • South Korea
    • Chan-wook Park

    From celebrated director Park Chan-wook comes a ravishing, gripping, and sensual tale of two women: a young Japanese woman living on a secluded estate, and a Korean woman who is hired to serve as her new handmaiden, but is secretly plotting a con.

    5:30pm
  3. MOONLIGHT

    • 2016
    • USA
    • Barry Jenkins

    A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, MOONLIGHT chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.

    6:30pm 9:00pm
  4. THE LOVE WITCH

    Late Shift at the Grindhouse
    • 2016
    • USA
    • Anna Biller

    A modern-day witch uses spells and magic to get men to fall in love with her in writer-director-editor-set designer Anna Biller’s eye-popping tribute to 1960s pulp novels and Technicolor melodramas.

    8:30pm

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Full Calendar

Coming Soon // Special Events

THE EAGLE HUNTRESS
  • 2016
  • UK / Mongolia / USA
  • Otto Bell
Opens Fri, Dec 9

The soaring true story of 13-year-old girl Aisholpan, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter, and rises to the pinnacle of a tradition that has been handed down from father to son...

Late Shift at the Grindhouse
THE EYES OF MY MOTHER
  • 2016
  • USA
  • Nicolas Pesce
Fri, Dec 9

A young, lonely woman is consumed by her deepest and darkest desires after tragedy strikes her quiet country life. A lyrically horrifying gothic fable that shocked audiences at its Sundance premiere.

Special Event
THE EYE OPENER FOOD & FILM
  • 2016
Sun, Dec 11

The Eye Opener—a delicious fundraising brunch for FilmScene, Iowa City's nonprofit cinema—is back with more mouth-watering food and film. There's no easier way to support us than our annual food and film fundraiser—open wide!

Coming Soon
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
  • 2016
  • USA
  • Kenneth Lonergan
Opens Fri, Dec 16

In the latest film from award-winning writer and director Kenneth Lonergan, the life of a solitary Boston janitor (Casey Affleck) is transformed when he returns to his hometown to take care of his teenage nephew.

Coming Soon
SEASONS
  • 2016
  • France
  • Jacques Perrin
Opens Fri, Dec 16

The breathtaking new film from the Academy Award- nominated directors of "Winged Migration" is an awe-inspiring tale of the long and tumultuous shared history that inextricably binds humankind with the natural world.

Special Event
AMÉLIE – Special NYE Event
  • 2001
  • France
  • Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Sat, Dec 31

Our annual countdown to the New Year on Paris time includes champagne toast and French pastries! Followed by "Amélie" -- shot at over 80 Parisian locations with incomparable style -- a modern-day classic starring Audrey Tatou as the titular ingénue...

Special Event
ANTONIO SANCHEZ – BiRDMAN LiVE
  • 2014
  • USA
  • Alejandro González Iñárritu
Wed, Mar 1

Experience the explosive Oscar winning FiLM accompanied LiVE at The Englert Theatre by composer Antonio Sanchez and his Grammy Award winning score that provides the heartbeat of the film.

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The Picture Show

Thu, Dec 8 HOME ALONE
  • 1990
  • USA
  • Chris Columbus

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