Filmscene

Chauncey Grand Opening

FilmScene's new space will open to the public during a three-day celebration of movies, community and the arts! Our state-of-the-art cinema is ready for its close up, and we want you to join us for the big weekend.

Upcoming Screenings

LIGHTS! CAMERA! ACTION!

2019 / / Community

Thu, Sep 197:00pm

Help us celebrate the opening of FilmScene at The Chauncey, a milestone in our campaign to build the Greatest Small City for the Arts.

DOWNTON ABBEY

2019 / UK / Michael Engler

Fri, Sep 205:30pm5:45pm8:30pm8:45pmSat, Sep 211:15pm4:00pm6:45pm7:00pmSun, Sep 2210:30am1:15pm4:00pm6:45pm7:15pmMon, Sep 2312:15pm3:00pm5:45pm8:30pmTue, Sep 2412:15pm3:00pm5:45pm8:30pmWed, Sep 2510:15am1:00pm4:00pm7:00pm9:15pmThu, Sep 2612:15pm3:00pm5:45pm8:30pm

The continuing saga of the Crawley family and the servants who work for them in the English countryside in the early 20th century.

OPEN HOUSE FOR THE GREATEST SMALL CITY FOR THE ARTS

2019 / / FilmScene at The Chauncey

Sat, Sep 2110:00am

A community open house in celebration of the greatest small city for the arts hosted by FilmScene and The Englert Theatre. Tour our new cinema and join a dozen local arts organizations for hands-on arts activities and a community animation project.

FIELD OF DREAMS

1989 / USA / Phil Alden Robinson

Sat, Sep 211:30pmSun, Sep 2211:00am4:30pmMon, Sep 235:30pmTue, Sep 2412:30pmWed, Sep 252:15pmThu, Sep 2612:30pm

Is this Heaven? No, it’s Iowa. A corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and ballplaers emerge from the cornfields, one of them carrying a special connection.

THE BLOB

1958 / USA / Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr. +

Sat, Sep 214:15pmSun, Sep 2210:00pmMon, Sep 233:15pmWed, Sep 254:45pmThu, Sep 268:00pm

Indescribable, indestructible, nothing can stop it! An alien lifeform consumes everything in its path as it grows and grows.

HAUNT

2019 / USA / Scott Beck +

Sat, Sep 219:45pmSun, Sep 229:30pmMon, Sep 238:00pmTue, Sep 243:15pmWed, Sep 257:00pmThu, Sep 265:45pm

From UI alumni Scott Beck and Bryan Woods (A Quiet Place), Haunt follows a group of friends who encounter an “extreme” haunted house and realize that some monsters are real. Beck and Woods in person on Saturday, September 21 for this Iowa premiere!

CINEMA PARADISO

1988 / Italy / Giuseppe Tornatore

Sun, Sep 221:45pmMon, Sep 2312:30pmTue, Sep 248:00pmWed, Sep 2511:30amThu, Sep 263:00pm

Young Salvatore discovers the perfect escape from life in his war-torn village: the Cinema Paradiso movie house, where projectionist Alfredo instills in the boy a deep love of films.