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

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at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

Steve James (HOOP DREAMS) directs the inspiring and entertaining life of world-renowned film critic and social commentator Roger Ebert. By turns personal, funny, painful, and transcendent.
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As Valentine’s Day approaches, Donna’s (Jenny Slate) life unravels as she loses her boyfriend, her job and finds out she’s pregnant. A breakout hit of this year’s Sundance Film Festival.
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In this sci-fi epic from visionary Joon-ho (THE HOST, MOTHER), a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet. Survivors board the Snowpiercer, a train on an infinite global loop.
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Limited Engagement begins July 25
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

The first-ever U.S. theatrical release of the third in French New Waver Éric Rohmer’s “Tales of the Four Seasons” series. A shy young man on holiday finds himself having to choose between three equally beguiling women.
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FilmScene has an immediate opening for a Head Projectionist and Facilities Manager. Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by July 21st for preferential consideration.
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Sat, July 12 // Tue, July 15 // Thur, July 17
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

When a London jewel heist of the “baseball diamond” happens under their watch and Miss Piggy is framed as the thief, Kermit, Fozzie, and the Great Gonzo set out to track down the culprits. Co-starring John Cleese and Charles Grodin, ...
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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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Limited Release begins Wednesday July 23
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

40th anniversary restoration from the original 16mm masters, this horror classic is the tale of five 20-somethings whose free-spirited road trip becomes a terrifying descent into madness set in rural Texas.
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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.

OBVIOUS CHILD (Held Over)
SNOWPIERCER (Held Over)
LIFE ITSELF (Now Playing)
A SUMMER’S TALE (Opening July 25)
THE GREAT MUPPET CAPER (Part of The Picture Show)
THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE  (Opening July 23, 40th Anniversary Restoration!)
BLOOD SOAKED (Part of Late Shift at the Grindhouse)
CARNIVAL OF BLOOD (Part of Late Shift at the Grindhouse)

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.

DECODING ANNIE PARKER (Special screening)
THE MUPPETS TAKE MANHATTAN (Part of The Picture Show)
THE MUPPETS (Part of The Picture Show)

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