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

Opens Friday, August 22
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

An intimate portrait of the vivacious bank robber John “The Dog” Wojtowicz, the inspiration behind Al Pacino’s character in DOG DAY AFTERNOON, which also shows in limited release.
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Wednesday, October 1, 8pm
at The Englert Theatre

Alloy Orchestra has been called “The best in the world at accompanying silent films” by the late, great Roger Ebert, and this will be their fourth big Iowa City show, "The Son of The Sheik" with Rudolph Valentino.
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Opens Friday, August 15
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Richard Linklater's BOYHOOD is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason, who literally grows up on screen before our eyes.
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Opening Friday, August 29
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

Inventive auteur Michel Gondry (ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND) finds inspiration from French novelist Boris Vian’s cult novel for this visionary and romantic love story set in Paris and starring Audrey Tautou (AMÉLIE) and Romain Duris.
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Saturday, August 30, 11pm
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

Bijou After Hours returns with ATTACK THE BLOCK. It's inner city vs outer space in this send up from the makers of SHAUN OF THE DEAD and HOT FUZZ. Free for UI Students and $5 general public.
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Thursday, September 2, 5pm
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

Join Iowa City based photographer Barry Phipps for a lecture and slideshow of work from his Iowa Photographs series.
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Opening September 5
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

A clever spin on the zombie film and breakout hit at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. After his girlfriend unexpectedly dies, Zach is devastated. However, he gets a second chance at love after she rises from the dead. Starring Aubrey Plaza and Dane DeHaan wi ...
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Launch Party, Sunday, Aug 24, 7-10pm
at FilmScene Rooftop

Celebrate the new partnership between FilmScene and WorldCanvass with hors d'oeuvres and live music on the rooftop patio. Brief remarks will be made at 8pm.
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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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Wednesdays at 10pm
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

Punch in for weird Wednesday nights at 10pm! The boss, Ross Meyer, digs up low-budget b-movies, gorefests and camp classics. Cheap tickets, beer and good fun!
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Now Playing

Tickets for the following films are on sale online and at the FilmScene box office. FilmScene is located at 118 E. College St. in Downtown Iowa City.

BOYHOOD (Now Playing)
THE DOG (Opens Friday, August 22)
TWO THOUSAND MANIACS! (Late Shift at The Grindhouse)
MOOD INDIGO (Opening Aug 29)
ATTACK THE BLOCK (Bijou After Hours, Aug 30)
ALLOY ORCHESTRA (October 1 at The Englert)

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 RELEASE FILMS
LIFE AFTER BETH (Opening September 5)
FRANK (Opening September 12)
LAND HO! (Opening September 12)
THE TRIP TO ITALY (Opening September 19)
ALIVE INSIDE (Opening September 26)

SPECIAL EVENTS
LA CONFIDENTIAL (with James Ellroy! October 3)
FOUND FOOTAGE FESTIVAL TOUR (Live October 6, 9pm)

FILM SCREENINGS
HOLLYWOOD CHAINSAW HOOKERS (Late Shift, September 3)
BARRY PHIPPS SLIDESHOW  (September 4)
HOOK (Bijou After Hours, September 6)
FINDING FELA (September 6 & 7)
NUN OF THAT (Late Shift, September 10)
PINK FLOYD: THE WALL (Bijou After Hours, September 13)
LEVEL FIVE (Bijou Film Forum, September 16)
HORRORS OF SPIDER ISLAND (Late Shift, September 17)
TINY: A STORY OF LIVING SMALL (September 19-21)
THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER (Bijou After Hours, September 20)
GRAFE OF THE FIREFLIES (Bijou Horizons, September 23)
WOKE UP BLACK (September 24 at Shambaugh)
FACES OF SCHLOCK (Late Shift, September 24)
THE INTERNET’S OWN BOY (September 27)
EMPIRE RECORDS (Bijou After Hours, September 27)
RICH HILL (Bijou Film Forum, September 30)

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