Filmscene

Bijou Film Forum

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

Upcoming Screenings

QUEERAMA

2017 / UK / Daisy Asquith

Tue, Apr 246:00pm

Filmmaker Daisy Asquith delves into the lives of gay men and women in the 20th century. Part of Bijou Film Forum series – FREE for UI students and $6.50 for the general public.

Previous Screenings

HARLAN COUNTY, USA

1976 / USA / Barbara Kopple

In this documentary about labor tension in the coal-mining industry, director Barbara Kopple films a strike in rural Kentucky. The strike, which lasts more than a year, frequently becomes violent. Part of Bijou Film Forum Series – FREE for UI students and $6.50 for general public.

MURS MURS

1980 / France + / Agnes Varda

After returning to Los Angeles from France in 1979, Agnes Varda created this kaleidoscopic documentary about the striking murals that decorate the city. Part of Bijou Film Forum Series – FREE for UI students and $6.50 for general public.

GOOD LUCK

2017 / / Ben Russell

A visceral documentary portrait of hope and sacrifice in a time of global economic turmoil. Part of Bijou Film Forum series – FREE for UI students and $6.50 for the general public.

PROFESSOR MARSTON AND THE WONDER WOMEN

2017 / USA / Angela Robinson

The story of psychologist William Moulton Marston, and his polyamorous relationship with his wife and his mistress who would inspire the creation of the superheroine, Wonder Woman. Part of Bijou Film Forum series – FREE for UI students and $6.50 for general public.

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.