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  1. FAHRENHEIT 11/9

    • 2018
    • USA
    • Michael Moore

    A provocative and comedic look at the times in which we live, exploring the two most important questions of the Trump Era: How the f**k did we get here, and how the f**k do we get out?

    2:30pm 5:00pm 7:30pm
  2. THE WIFE

    • 2018
    • UK +
      Sweden USA
    • Bjorn Runge

    A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.

    3:00pm 5:30pm 8:00pm 10:30pm
  3. THE ADDICTION

    Late Shift at the Grindhouse
    • 1995
    • USA
    • Abel Ferrara (Ms. 45)

    The dark is their sunlight. What makes them different is what keeps them alive.

    10:00pm

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Full Calendar

Coming Soon // Special Events

WE THE ANIMALS
  • 2018
  • Jeremiah Zagar
Opens Fri, Sep 28

Manny, Joel, and Jonah tear their way through childhood and push against the volatile love of their parents. As Manny and Joel grow into versions of their father and Ma dreams of escape, Jonah embraces an imagined world all his own.

Special Event
SNEAK PEEK: BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE
  • 2018
  • USA
  • Drew Goddard
Mon, Oct 1

One last shot at redemption...before everything goes to hell. Free advance screening courtesy Fox and the Bijou Film Board!

Coming Soon
THE BOOKSHOP
  • 2018
  • UK
  • Isabel Coixet
Opens Fri, Oct 5

England 1959. In a small East Anglian town, Florence Green decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop.

Special Event
THE CRAFT
  • 1996
  • USA
  • Andrew Fleming
Sun, Oct 7

FilmScene proudly hosts this Emma Goldman Clinic fundraiser on our Rooftop, with 100% of ticket sales supporting Emma Goldman Clinic and their year-round efforts.

Special Event
SNEAK PEEK: FIRST MAN
  • 2018
  • USA
  • Damien Chazelle
Mon, Oct 8

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the moon on July 20, 1969. Free advance screening courtesy Universal Studios!

Coming Soon
MONSTERS AND MEN
  • 2018
  • Reinaldo Marcus Green
Opens Fri, Oct 12

The aftermath of a police killing of a black man, told through the eyes of the bystander who filmed the act, an African-American police officer, and a high school baseball phenom inspired to take a stand.

Late Shift at the Grindhouse Special Event
FILMSCREAM 2018
  • 2018
  • Various
Fri, Oct 12

The screams are coming from inside the building at our third annual 12-hour fright fest!

Coming Soon
THE OLD MAN & THE GUN
  • 2018
  • USA
  • David Lowery
Opens Fri, Oct 19

Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker and his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded the authorities and enchanged the public.

Special Event
PAYWALL: THE BUSINESS OF SCHOLARSHIP
  • 2018
  • US
  • Jason Schmitt
Thu, Oct 25

Free screening presented by University of Iowa Libraries! This documentary dives into the need for open access to research and science.

Special Event
ALLOY ORCHESTRA – VARIETE
  • 1925
  • Germany
  • E.A. Dupont
Sat, Oct 27

FilmScene and The Englert Theatre present another memorable evening with the silent film scoring musical ensemble Alloy Orchestra! The spectacular cinematic symphony returns to the Englert stage with E.A. Dupont's recently restored 1925 German master...

Coming Soon
SUSPIRIA
  • 2018
  • Italy
  • Luca Guadagnino
Opens Fri, Nov 2

A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nighmare. Others will finally wake up.

Current Series

Late Shift at the Grindhouse

Wed, Sep 26 THE ADDICTION
  • 1995
  • USA
  • Abel Ferrara (Ms. 45)

People Places Things

Sun, Sep 30 THE STAIRS
  • 2017
  • Canada
  • Hugh Gibson

Rooftop

Sun, Sep 30 RAISING ARIZONA
  • 1987
  • USA
  • Joel Coen

Bijou Film Forum

Tue, Oct 2 WHICH WAY HOME
  • 2009
  • USA
  • Rebecca Cammisa

Bijou Horizons

Tue, Oct 9 TOMBOY
  • 2011
  • France
  • Celine Sciamma

Pride at FilmScene

Mon, Oct 15 CAROL
  • 2015
  • USA
  • Todd Haynes

Book Club

Ongoing Series

Education

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Vino Vérité

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