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

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at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

“Release the hounds” takes on vibrant new meaning in this cautionary tale about man’s supposed superiority over “lesser beasts.” Thrilling update of the “Lassie Come Home” formula in which one lost mutt’s incredible journey back evolves into a full-scale ...
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at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

An intimate, fly-on-the-wall documentary offering a rare peek into the highly-guarded world of professional dance, taking us behind the curtains of the New York City Ballet from first rehearsal to world premiere. Limited Engagement.
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Mon, April 27 6:30pm & Sat, May 2, 1pm
at FIlmScene Scene 1 Cinema

WHO TOOK JOHNNY is an examination into the infamous thirty-year-old cold case behind the disappearance of Iowa paperboy Johnny Gosch, the first missing child to appear on a milk carton. Filmmaker Michael Galinsky will join us via Skype for a Q& ...
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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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Opens Friday, April 24
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

A wonderfully strange and beguiling adventure story of a lonely Japanese woman who, convinced the lost treasure she saw in a film (The Coen brothers classic Fargo) is real, and travels to the frozen tundra of northern Minnesota to find it.
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Saturdays at 10am, Thursdays at 3pm
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

Presented by MidWestOne Bank, our family and children's series is back on the big screen. A dynamite spring lineup continues with School of Rock, Big Hero 6, The Neverending Story, Ernest & Celestine, The Sound of Music and The Iron Giant!
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April 21: BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER
at FilmScene Scene 1 Cinema

BIJOU AFTER HOURS is a late-night film series on Saturday nights at 11pm FilmScene. The screenings are free for University of Iowa students and five dollars for the general public.
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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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Tickets are available online and at the FilmScene box office. FilmScene is located at 118 E. College St. in Downtown Iowa City.

NEW RELEASES
BALLET 422 (Now Playing)
WHITE GOD (Now Playing)
KUMIKO, THE TREASURE HUNTER (Opens April 24)

Bijou After Hours
WHIP IT (Apr. 25)

The Picture Show
THE NEVERENDING STORY (April 18 & 23)

Late Shift at The Grindhouse
ACCIDENTAL INCEST (April 22)

Bijou Film Forum & Horizons
SIDDHARTH (Apr. 21)

Special Events
WHO TOOK JOHNNY (Apr. 27 & May 2)
BIJOU OPEN SCREEN (May 3)

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
CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA (Opens May 1)
SEYMOUR: AN INTRODUCTION (Opens May 1)

The Picture Show
ERNEST & CELESTINE (April 25 & 30)
THE SOUND OF MUSIC (May 2 & 7)
THE IRON GIANT (May 9 & 14)

Late Shift at The Grindhouse
LADY FRANKENSTEIN (April 29)

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