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Opens Saturday, May 30
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

The latest film from legendary documentarian Albert Maysles is a portrait Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who has had an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene for decades. More than a fashion film, the docum ...
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Now Playing
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

At the end of the nineteenth century, 16-year-old Jay Cavendish (Kodi Smit-McPhee) journeys across the American frontier in search of the woman he loves. He is joined by a mysterious traveler (Michael Fassbender), and hotly pursued by an outlaw along the way. Grand Jury ...
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Opening Night: June 7, 7pm
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

Film. Wine. Truth. Introducing Vino Vérité presented by Bread Garden Market, FilmScene and Little Village, a new series featuring talented new voices and established masters of vérité filmmaking in person paired with hand-selected wines chosen by Wally ...
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Now Playing
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

After six tours of duty, Air Force pilot Tom Egan (Ethan Hawke) yearns to get back into the cockpit of a real plane, but he now fights the Taliban from an air-conditioned box in the Las Vegas desert. Andrew Niccol ("Gattaca," "Lord of War") directs this riveting insider ...
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Opening Friday, June 5
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

Lifts the curtain on a secretive group of pundits-for-hire who present themselves in the media as scientific authorities--yet have the contrary aim of spreading maximum confusion about well-studied public threats ranging from pharmaceuticals to climate change.
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Opens Friday, June 5
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

THE SALT OF THE EARTH For the last 40 years, acclaimed photographer Sebastião Salgado has travelled in the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. Salgado’s life and work are beautifully revealed to us by his son, Juliano, and by master filmmaker Wenders, a ...
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Wednesday, May 27, 10pm
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

The Late Shift Two-Week One Year Anniversary celebration concludes with the Troma-tastic film that started a b-movie empire. A 98-poiund nerd turns super hero in the late-night classic THE TOXIC AVENGER!
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Saturdays and Sundays, 1pm in May
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

Announcing MONTH OF MAYSLES, a month long tribute to recently passed cinema giant and documentary pioneer Albert Maysles​. Four landmark films in four weeks: Salesman, Gimme Shelter​, Grey Gardens​ and his latest, Iris​. Celebrate a remarkab ...
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Tickets are available online and at the FilmScene box office. FilmScene is located at 118 E. College St. in Downtown Iowa City.

NEW RELEASES
SLOW WEST (Now Playing)
GOOD KILL (Now Playing)

Month of Maysles
IRIS (May 30 & 31)

Late Shift at The Grindhouse
THE TOXIC AVENGER (May 27, 1 year anniversary!)

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
THE SALT OF THE EARTH (Opens June 5)
MERCHANTS OF DOUBT (Opens June 5)
CHEATIN (Coming Soon)
THE APU TRILOGY (Coming Soon)

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