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

Opening January 23
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

The true story of Olympic Gold Medal-winning wrestler Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum), who sees a way out from the shadow of his brother Dave (Mark Ruffalo) when he is summoned by eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont (Steve Carell) to move onto his estate and t ...
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Opening Friday, January 30
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

A fun and popular annual tradition, FilmScene proudly presents the Oscar-nominated short films in all three categories: live action, animated and documentary. See them for yourself prior to the Oscars telecast!
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Opening February 7
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

From the director of “The Secret of Kells,” based on the Irish legend of the Selkies, comes a story of the last seal-child, Saoirse, and her brother Ben, who go on an epic journey to save the world. Oscar-nominated for Best Animated feature.
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February 12, 8pm
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

The directorial debut of comedian David Cross is a dark comedy exploring the nature of fame in 21st Century YouTube America. Admission is day of show, pay what you want.
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February 14 & 15
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

An unconventional biography about the life and teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda, who brought yoga and meditation to the West and authored the spiritual classic Autobiography of a Yogi.
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Saturdays 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. A dynamite January lineup includes Annie, The Book of Life, Mary Poppins, The Boxtrolls and Matilda!
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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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FilmScene is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Your tax deductible gift helps build a lasting cinema arts organization in Iowa City. FIlmScene successfully raised over $175,000 to open our Scene 1 cinema from community members and businesses who shared our vision of a downtown home for film. Now, our ongoing mission depen ...
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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.


FOXCATCHER (Now Playing)
OSCAR SHORTS (Opening Jan. 30)
SONG OF THE SEA (Opening Feb. 7)
HITS (One Night – Feb. 12)
AWAKE (Feb. 14 & 15)

The Picture Show presented by MidWestOne Bank
THE BOXTROLLS (Jan. 24 & 29)
MATILDA (Jan. 31 & Feb. 5)

Late Shift at The Grindhouse

Bijou Film Forum
ART & CRAFT (Feb. 3)

Bijou After Hours
CLUE (Jan. 31)

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

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