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

FilmScene's monthly print calendar, In Focus, is an overview of regular programming, special events and more. It is mailed monthly before the first of the month to all FilmScene members and available for the public at the box office.
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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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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
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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at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

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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Opens Friday, August 1
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

Based on the Tony Award-winning play, VENUS IN FUR is a provocative, funny, and brilliantly acted tale directed by Roman Polanski in top late-period form.
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Sat, Aug 2 // Tue, Aug 5 // Thur, Aug 7
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

When the world’s biggest Muppet fan discovers a nefarious oilman’s plan to raze the Muppet Theater, he helps Kermit reunite his old friends in order to save it. Boasting a bevy of today’s stars, including Amy Adams, Jason Segel and Zach ...
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Sat, July 26 // Tue, July 29 // Thur, July 31
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

When the Muppets graduate college, they take their song-filled senior revue to New York City, hoping to land on Broadway. Their madcap adventure is assisted by a huge group of humans including Joan Rivers, Liza Minelli, Art Carney and Ma ...
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Opens Friday, August 15
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Richard Linklater's BOYHOOD is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason, who literally grows up on screen before our eyes.
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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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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.

A SUMMER’S TALE (Opening July 25)
OBVIOUS CHILD (Held Over)
SNOWPIERCER (Held Over)
LIFE ITSELF (Held Over)
THE MUPPETS TAKE MANHATTAN (Part of The Picture Show)
THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE  (Opening July 23, 40th Anniversary Restoration!)
CARNIVAL OF BLOOD (Part of Late Shift at the Grindhouse)
THE MUPPETS (Part of The Picture Show)
VENUS IN FUR (Opening August 1)
BOYHOOD (Opening August 8)

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.

THE DOG / DOG DAY AFTERNOON (Double Feature)
NAPOLEON DYNAMITE (Aug 21 & 23)
STATE OF BACON (Landlocked Film Festival, Aug 23)
MOOD INDIGO (Opening Aug 29)
ATTACK THE BLOCK (Bijou After Hours, Aug 30)

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