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.

HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN

2004 / UK + / Alfonso Cuarón

Sat, Jun 2410:00amSun, Jun 2510:00am

Harry, Ron & Hermione, now teenagers, return for their third year at Hogwarts, where they learn new magic and must face escaped prisoner, Sirius Black, who poses a great threat to Harry.

WEST SIDE STORY – BLOCK PARTY

1961 / USA / Jerome Robbins +

Sat, Jun 248:00pm

Sharks or Jets? Pick your side, bring your lawn chair and join us for the classic musical in the alley, at sundown, for free as part of the first-ever Downtown Block Party!

ANIMATION SUMMER CAMP

2017 / Mark Jones +

Mon, 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.

ABBY

1974 / USA / William Girdler

Wed, Jun 2810:00pm

Abby doesn’t need a man anymore… the Devil is her lover now!

HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE

2005 / UK + / Mike Newell

Thu, Jun 2910:00amSat, Jul 110:00amSun, Jul 210:00am

Harry finds himself mysteriously selected as an under-aged competitor in a dangerous tournament between three schools of magic.

E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL

1982 / USA / Steven Spielberg

Sun, Jul 28:00pm

Journey back to the magic and adventure of “one of the great American films,” the beloved masterpiece from Academy Award-winning director Steven Spielberg, celebrating its 35th Anniversary in 2017.

LUTHER THE GEEK

1990 / USA / Carlton J. Albright

Wed, Jul 510:00pm

Of all the circus sideshow freaks, the strangest was the Geek.

HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX

2007 / UK + / David Yates

Thu, Jul 610:00amSat, Jul 810:00amSun, Jul 910:00am

With their warning about Lord Voldemort’s return scoffed at, Harry and Dumbledore are targeted by the Wizard authorities as an authoritarian bureaucrat slowly seizes power at Hogwarts. With the entire wizard community in peril, the future of magic may depend on Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.

NO MAN’S LAND

2017 / USA / David Byars

Sun, Jul 97:00pm

An incendiary, first-hand look at the battle raging between the patriots movement and the US federal government, No Man’s Land is a remarkably timely piece of filmmaking. The twelfth selection of our Vino Vérité series.

HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE

2009 / UK + / David Yates

Thu, Jul 1310:00amSat, Jul 1510:00amSun, Jul 1610:00am

As Harry Potter begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked mysteriously “This book is the property of the Half-Blood Prince” and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort’s dark past.

STOP MAKING SENSE

1984 / USA / Jonathan Demme

Sun, Jul 168:00pm

We honor the late, great director Jonathan Demme by giving the big-screen, loud-sound rooftop treatment to one of the greatest concert films of all-time. Dancing encouraged!

HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS – PART 1

2010 / UK + / David Yates

Thu, Jul 2010:00amSat, Jul 2210:00amSun, Jul 2310:00am

In the first part of the seventh and final adventure, Harry, Ron and Hermione set out on their own on a perilous mission. As Harry races against time and evil, he uncovers the existence of three most powerful objects in the wizarding world: the Deathly Hallows.

HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS – PART 2

2011 / UK + / David Yates

Thu, Jul 2710:00amSat, Jul 2910:00amSun, Jul 3010:00am

The final adventure in the Harry Potter film series! Harry, Ron and Hermione search for Voldemort’s remaining Horcruxes in their effort to destroy the Dark Lord as the final battle rages on at Hogwarts.

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