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  1. ASK DR. RUTH

    • 2019
    • USA
    • Ryan White

    Ask Dr. Ruth chronicles the incredible life of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, a Holocaust survivor who became America's most famous sex therapist.

    3:00pm 5:30pm
  2. HAIL SATAN?

    • 2019
    • USA
    • Penny Lane

    In the battle for justice and equality, the Satanic Temple is putting up a hell of a fight. Hail Satan? documents the quick rise and influence of this controversial religious group.

    3:30pm 8:30pm
  3. HESBURGH

    • 2019
    • USA
    • Patrick Creadon

    President of the University of Notre Dame for 35 years, Theodore Hesburgh counseled presidents and became one of the most influential Americans of the 20th century.

    6:00pm
  4. AMAZING GRACE

    • 2019
    • USA
    • Alan Elliott +
      Sydney Pollack

    This long lost documentary presents Aretha Franklin with choir at the New Bethel Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972.

    7:45pm

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THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM
  • 2019
  • USA
  • John Chester
Opens Fri, May 24

A testament to the immense complexity of nature, The Biggest Little Farm follows two dreamers and a dog on an odyssey to bring harmony to both their lives and the land.

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THE MAN WHO KILLED DON QUIXOTE
  • 2018
  • Spain
  • Terry Gilliam
Opens Fri, May 24

Toby (Adam Driver) enters a world of time-jumping fantasy when he meets "Don Quixote" (Jonathan Pryce), a delusional Spanish cobbler who believes Toby to be Sancho Panza. They embark on an epic adventure where dreams and reality intertwine. At FilmS...

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ROCKETMAN
  • 2019
  • UK
  • Dexter Fletcher
Opens Fri, May 31

An epic musical fantasy about the uncensored human story of Sir Elton John's breakthrough years.

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LATE NIGHT
  • 2019
  • USA
  • Nisha Ganatra
Opens Fri, Jun 7

A late-night talk show host's world is turned upside down when she hires her first and only female staff writer. Her decision brings about unexpectedly hilarious consequences as the two women who are separated by culture and generation become united ...

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BEERS OF JOY
  • 2019
  • USA
  • Scott Owen
Sat, Jun 8

Explore the world of the most famous beverage through the lives of an acclaimed brewer, a celebrated chef, and two Advance Cicerones. Ticket includes beer tasting in FilmScene's lobby!

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THE SOUVENIR
  • 2019
  • UK
  • Joanna Hogg
Opens Fri, Jun 14

A shy but ambitious film student falls into an intense, emotionally fraught relationship with a charismatic but untrustworthy older man.

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LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
  • 2019
  • China
  • Gan Bi
Opens Sun, Jun 16

China's biggest arthouse hit of all time! In this noir-tinged, partial 3D stunner, a lost soul is on a quest to find a missing woman from his past.

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NON-FICTION
  • 2019
  • France
  • Olivier Assayas
Opens Fri, Jun 21

Set in the Parisian publishing world, an editor and an author find themselves in over their heads, as the cope with a middle-age crisis, the changing industry, and their wives.

Special Event
GREASE
  • 1978
  • USA
  • Randal Kleiser
Sat, Jun 22

The Iowa City Downtown District Block Party returns! Find FilmScene and our outdoor movie screen on Linn Street for this FREE presentation of this musical classic. BYOC (bring your own chair), film begins at sundown!

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THE DEAD DON’T DIE
  • 2019
  • USA
  • Jim Jarmusch
Opens Fri, Jun 28

The peaceful town of Centerville finds itself battling a zombie horde as the dead start rising from their graves. Directed by Jim Jarmusch (Paterson, Only Lovers Left Alive, Broken Flowers).

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Rooftop

Sun, May 26 BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA
  • 1986
  • USA
  • John Carpenter

Caturday

Thu, Jun 13 CAT VIDEO FEST
  • 2019
  • Various
  • Various

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