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, June 26
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

Fascinating and mesmerizing true story of six teenage brothers who have spent their entire lives locked away from society in their NYC apartment. All they know is gleaned from the movies they obsessively watch and meticulously recreate. As adolescence looms, th ...
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Opens June 26
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

Alejandro González Iñárritu and Darren Aronofsky present the latest from Swedish master Andersson. Like a modern day Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, two traveling salesmen peddling novelty items take us on a kaleidoscopic wandering through human destiny. Golden Lion B ...
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Opens Friday, June 26
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

Famed activist-pranksters The Yes Men pull the rug out from under mega-corporations, government officials and a complacent media in a series of outrageous stunts designed to draw awareness to the issue of climate change. Laugh till you cry.
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June 27, 30 & July 2
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

No animals were harmed in the making of this movie. 70 members of the cast and crew were. A real-life, must-see big cat adventure story re-released by Drafthouse Films. An unpredictable, wild ride that appears in our family series and the Late Shift!
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July 10 & 12
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

Two decades after its original negatives were burned in a fire, Satyajit Ray’s breathtaking milestone of world cinema rises from the ashes in a meticulously reconstructed new 4K restorations. See all three films with an authentic Indian meal. The binge-watching cinema ...
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Starts Sunday, June 21
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

Ten summer dates featuring well-loved classics, beneath the stars and above the streets of Iowa City. Cake, giveaways, karaoke, costume contests—you never know what we’ll add to each screening to butter up your Rooftop experience. It all starts on Father's ...
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Opening Friday, July 10
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

Winner of 5 Mexican Ariel “Academy Awards” including Best Picture and Best Director! Tomas is too much for his lone mother so she sends him to live with his older brother Federico, aka Sombra, in Mexico City. Best First feature winner at Berlin GÜEROS is ...
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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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Saturdays & Tuesday at 10am, Thursdays at 3pm
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

Presented by MidWestOne Bank, our family and children's series is back on the big screen. Our summer lineup features 8 great films: The Sound of Music, Roar, The Music Man, Kung Fu Panda, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Goonies, M ...
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Now Playing

Tickets are available online and at the FilmScene box office. FilmScene is located at 118 E. College St. in Downtown Iowa City.

NEW RELEASES

THE WOLFPACK (Now Playing)
THE YES MEN ARE REVOLTING (Now Playing)
A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING ON EXISTENCE (Now Playing)
THE OVERNIGHT (Opens July 3)

The Picture Show
ROAR (June 27, 30 & July 2)
THE MUSIC MAN (July 4, 7 & 9)

The Rooftop Series
JAWS (June 28)

Late Shift at The Grindhouse
MOLD! (July 1)

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
GÜEROS (Opens July 10)
HEAVEN ADORES YOU (Date TBA)
MR. HOLMES (Opens July 24)
A LEGO BRICKUMENTARY (Opens July 31)

Special Events
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD (July 13, 10pm)
THE END OF THE TOUR (July 17, 6pm)
HARDACRE FILM FESTIVAL BEST OF SHORTS (August 1)
VINO VÉRITÉ – IN TRANSIT (August 16)

The Picture Show
KUNG FU PANDA (July 11, 14 & 16)
WILLY WONKA & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (July 18, 21 & 23)
THE GOONIES (July 25, 28 & 30)
MONSTERS VS. ALIENS (August 1, 4 & 6)
E.T. (August 8, 11 & 13)

The Rooftop Series
MAD MAX 1 & 2 (July 19)
GOONIES (July 26)
WHO’S THE MAN? (August 9)
CADDYSHACK (August 23)
DIRTY DANCING (September 6)
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES 1 & 2 (September 2)
POLTERGEIST (October 4)
FARGO (October 18)

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