Filmscene

Bijou Film Forum

In cooperation with UI departments and organizations, Bijou presents special screenings and discussions of acclaimed and provocative films.

Previous Screenings

L7: PRETEND WE’RE DEAD

2017 / USA / Sarah Price

A real time journey witnessing the rise, fall, and ultimate redemption of the fierce feminist pioneers of American grunge punk: L7.

OFFSIDE

2006 / Iran / Jafar Panahi

Struggle of Women in a country that excludes them from entering the stadiums.

GERMAN CONCENTRATION CAMPS FACTUAL SURVEY

2014 / UK / Sidney Bernstein +

Cameramen from Britain’s Army Film Unit capture footage of concentration camps in German in 1945.

STARLESS DREAMS

2017 / Iran / Mehrdad Oskouei

Teenage girls in an Iranian juvenile detention center. All of them ended up
here after becoming involved in crime. Drug dealing, assault, murder. Yet instead of cold-
blooded criminals we discover friendly, warm young people who laugh, sing and cry
together.

HAIL! HAIL! ROCK N ROLL

1987 / USA / Taylor Hackford

The inventor of rock ’n’ roll! An American genius! St. Louis, Missouri. For Chuck Berry’s 60th birthday, Keith Richards assembles a pickup band of Robert Cray, Joey Spampinato, Eric Clapton, himself, and longtime pianist Johnnie Johnson. Joined on stage by Etta James, Linda Ronstadt and Julian Lennon, Berry performs his classic rock songs.