Filmscene

Series & Special Events

FilmScene hosts numerous special events, community screenings and ongoing series to bring a diverse slate of film programming to Eastern Iowa audiences.

SCREENDANCE 2017

2017

Sun, Apr 3012:00pm

SOYLENT GREEN

1973 / USA / Richard Fleischer

Wed, May 39:30pm

In the year 2022 food is scarce but people need to eat. Science fiction paired with an organic, plant-based meal (high-energy plankton?) and a draft beer.

BRINTON SILENT FILM PROJECT

2017

Fri, May 198:00pm

The Brinton Silent Film Project features Red Cedar Trio members performing live to accompany “an exceptionally rare, perhaps unique, collection” of silent films from 1895-1910.

THE SENSITIVES

2017 / USA / Drew Xanthopoulos

Sun, May 287:00pm

Following a World Premiere at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival in April, Iowa City gets the next look at director Xantholpoulos’s cinematic portrait of three families driven into isolation from the modern world by severe chemical and electrical sensitivities. The eleventh selection of our Vino Vérité series.

INCONCEIVABLE! MOVIE TRIVIA NIGHT

2017

Mon, Jun 58:00pm

FilmScene’s quarterly celebration of cinema trivialities. Gather your team for a multi-sensory quiz night to benefit your local art house theater.

ANIMATION SUMMER CAMP

2017 / Mark Jones +

Mon, Jun 128:30amMon, Jun 198:30amMon, Jun 268:30am1:00pmMon, Jul 108:30amMon, Jul 178:30am

In our weeklong summer camp for kids, FilmScene campers will work in teams to produce, direct, and edit their own animations—totally from scratch.