Coming Soon // Special Events
Join us on Hollywood's biggest night for a big screen celebration of the year in movies! Walk down the blue carpet, pose for the flash bulbs, predict the winners, compete for prizes, snack on Iowa popcorn and sip on delicious movie-inspired drinks.
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.
Join FilmScene and the Des Moines Film Society as we journey south in search of the world's best nonfiction films at the True/False Film Fest in Columbia, Missouri.
Using the unfinished final manuscript of writer James Baldwin, this documentary by Raoul Peck delves into the legacy of Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr., and Medgar Evers and their impact on what it means to be black in America.
A profile of an ancient city and its unique people, seen through the eyes of one of the most mysterious and beloved animal humans have ever known: cats! Critics and internet cats agree: this cat documentary will charm its way into your heart and home...
Pedro Almodóvar adapts three female-centric short stories by author Alice Munro in this piercing and rich drama.
The extraordinary true story of the forbidden love of King Seretse Khama of Botswana (David Oyelowo) and Ruth Williams (Rosamund Pike) a white woman from London, which caused an international uproar when they decided to marry in the late 1940s.
An equally delightful and affecting stop-motion miracle that tells the story of a boy who moves to a foster home after the sudden death of his mother and finds a new life. Academy Award Nominee, Best Animated Feature!
An investigator (Gael García Bernal) launches a search for Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet Pablo Neruda (Luis Gnecco), who became a fugitive in his own country for his Communist leanings during the 1940s.
On Tuesday, April 4 -- the date on which George Orwell’s classic character Winston Smith begins writing his journal in Orwell’s landmark 1949 novel -- FilmScene joins 90 cinemas across the country in a National Event Day screening of 1984.