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  1. THE EYE OPENER FOOD & FILM

    Special Event
    • 2018

    The Eye Opener—a delicious fundraising brunch for FilmScene, Iowa City's nonprofit cinema—is back with more mouth-watering food and film. There's no easier way to support us than our annual food and film fundraiser—open wide!

    9:30am
  2. AT ETERNITY’S GATE

    • 2018
    • Switzerland +
      UK France USA
    • Julian Schnabel

    Famed but tormented artist Vincent van Gogh spends his final years in Aries, France, painting masterworks of the natural world that surround him.

    1:00pm 3:30pm 6:00pm 8:30pm
  3. BOY ERASED

    • 2018
    • USA
    • Joel Edgerton

    The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents.

    1:30pm
  4. BORDER

    • 2018
    • Sweden
    • Ali Abbasi

    Tina is a border guard who has the ability to smell human emotions. When she comes across a mysterious man with a smell that confounds her detection, she is forced to confront hugely disturbing insights about herself and humankind.

    4:00pm 6:30pm 9:00pm

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Special Event
AT ETERNITY’S GATE: OPEN CAPTIONS
  • 2018
  • Switzerland
  • Julian Schnabel
Thu, Dec 13

Famed but tormented artist Vincent van Gogh spends his final years in Aries, France, painting masterworks of the natural world that surround him. This showtime will be presented with captions.

Coming Soon
ROMA
  • 2018
  • Mexico
  • Alfonso Cuaron
Opens Fri, Dec 14

ONE WEEK RUN!! A story that chronicles a year in the life of a middle-class family in Mexico City in the early 1970s.

Coming Soon
THE FAVOURITE
  • 2018
  • Ireland
  • Yorgo Lanthimos
Opens Fri, Dec 21

In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah governs the country in her stead. When a new servant Abigail arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.

Coming Soon
MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS
  • 2018
  • UK
  • Josie Rourke
Opens Fri, Dec 21

Mary Stuart's attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.

Special Event
THE ARTIST – A PARISIAN NEW YEAR
  • 2011
  • France
  • Michael Hazanavicius
Mon, Dec 31

Our annual countdown to the New Year on Paris time includes a champagne toast and French pastries! Join us for this Best Picture Academy Award winner, about an egomaniacal film star who develops a relationship with a young dancer against the backdrop...

Coming Soon
COLD WAR
  • 2018
  • Pawel Pawlikowski
Opens Fri, Feb 1

Set against the backdrop of the 1950s Cold War Poland, two people of differing backgrounds and temperaments begin an almost impossible love affair.

Current Series

FilmScene Turns Five

Tue, Dec 11 KEDI
  • 2017
  • Turkey
  • Ceyda Torun

The Picture Show

Thu, Dec 13 ELF
  • 2003
  • USA
  • Jon Favreau

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