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

Now Playing
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

Cannes Grand Jury prize winner. In the bold new film from Xavier Dolan, a widowed single mom, burdened with the full-time custody of her unpredictable 15-year-old ADHD son, finds new hope when a mysterious neighbor enters the picture.
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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 spring lineup begins with Chicken Run, The Princess Bride and School of Rock!
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The Black and White Films of Jim Jarmusch
March 14-April 5

This month we honor iconic filmmaker Jim Jarmusch with a four-week series of his black and white films. Full series passes include a limited-edition commemorative art print. Only 40 available, $40 for members and $50 for the public.
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Opening Friday, March 27
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

The story of the Soviet Union’s famously dominant Red Army hockey team through the eyes of its players. Examines how sport mirrors social and cultural movements and parallels the rise and fall of the team with the Soviet Union.
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Opens Friday March 27
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

What We Do in The Shadows chronicles the adventures of four vampire roommates trying to get by in a modern world that's not always hospitable to the undead. From the comedic minds of Funny or Die and Flight of the Conchords.
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Saturday, March 28th, 6pm
at The Englert Theatre

Join the Brat Pack for the 30th Anniversary celebration of The Breakfast Club, ranked #1 on Entertainment Weekly’s list of the 50 Best High School Movies. Drinks, music, costumes contests and more at The Englert!
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March 31 - April 4
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

This year's Mission Creek film program features an exciting mix of work from artists ranging local to international who will appear in person to present challenging, inspiring and entertaining work and interact with attendees in person.
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Friday, March 27, 2pm
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

Rodney Dangerfield goes back to school in this classic 80s comedy. Special matinee sponsored by the Iowa City Downtown District during NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships. Let’s Triple Lindy!
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March 28: PURPLE RAIN
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

BIJOU AFTER HOURS is a late-night film series on Saturday nights at 11pm FilmScene. The screenings are free for University of Iowa students and five dollars for the general public.
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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.

NEW RELEASES
MOMMY (Now Playing)
RED ARMY (Opens March 27)
WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS (Opens March 27)

Special Events
BACK TO SCHOOL (Mar. 27, 2pm) FREE!
BREAKFAST CLUB 30th ANNIVERSARY (Mar. 28)

Late Shift at The Grindhouse
WONDER WOMEN (Mar. 25)

Bijou Film Forum & Horizons
THE PATIENCE STONE (Mar. 24)
THE BOY AND THE WORLD (Apr. 7)
SIDDHARTH (Apr. 21)

Bijou After Hours
PURPLE RAIN (Mar. 28)

Jim Jarmusch in Black and White
DEAD MAN (Mar. 28 & 29)
COFFEE AND CIGARETTES (Apr. 4 & 5)

The Picture Show
THE PRINCESS BRIDE (Mar. 21 & 26)
SCHOOL OF ROCK (Mar. 28 & Apr. 2)

Film at Mission Creek Festival
MUSIC OF THE MOMENT (March 30)
IOWA SCREENDANCE (March 31)
I DREAM OF WIRES (April 1)
UPSIDEDOWN CROSS (April 1)
I’M NOT PATRICK (April 2)
SQÜRL / MAN RAY (April 3)
MEMPHIS (April 4)
DRAGONSLAYER (April 4)
AN EVENING W/ BILL DANIEL (April 4)

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
WILD TALES (Opens April 10)

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