Filmscene

Filmmaker Spotlight

An ongoing, occasional series that celebrates the worthy work of local filmmakers and artists.

Previous Screenings

BLOOD STRIPE

2017 / USA / Remy Auberjonois

A Marine sergeant returns home to Minnesota after completing her third tour in Afghanistan. Unable to sleep, wracked by paranoia and anxiety, her bottled up emotions spill over into an explosive outburst. When nowhere to turn, she runs deep into the woods.

DEEJ

2017 / USA / Robert Rooy

Abandoned by his birth parents and presumed incompetent, DJ Savarese (“Deej”) found not only a loving family but also a life in words, which he types on a text-to-voice synthesizer.

SEXPERT FRANZEN

2017 / USA / Kaitlyn Busbee

Type A math teacher, Fiona Franzen, is thrust into teaching 6th Grade Sex Ed and forced to re-examine what she truly wants. An Iowa produced short comedy.

SORABJI IN IOWA

2017 / USA / Oleg Timofeyev

A documentary about the spectacular 8.5-hour-long concert that inaugurated the new organ in the Voxman School of Music at the University of Iowa.