Filmscene

People Places Things

Motivated by curiosity and community partnership, FilmScene presents a curated series of films that explore ourselves, each other, and our world.

Upcoming Screenings

SCOTTY AND THE SECRET HISTORY OF HOLLYWOOD

2018 / USA / Matt Tyrnauer

Sun, Oct 215:00pm

A portrait of unsung Hollywood legend Scotty Bowers, whose bestselling memoir chronicled his decades spent as sexual procurer to the stars.

WHAT IS DEMOCRACY?

2018 / Canada / Astra Taylor

Sun, Oct 285:00pm

This urgent film connects the past and the present, the emotional and the intellectual, the personal and the political, in order to provoke and inspire. If we want to live in democracy, we must first ask what the word even means.

DARK MONEY

2018 / USA / Kimberly Reed

Sun, Nov 45:00pm

This political thriller examines one of the greatest present threats to American democracy: the influence of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials.

Previous Screenings

THE WALL

2018 / / Brian Kaufman

Traveling by air and by land, investigative reporters embark on a 2,000-mile journey to dissect the issues of Trump’s proposed border wall.

MOUNTAIN

2018 / Australia / Jennifer Peedom

A cinematic journey of sound and nature that explores the beauty of the upper world.

THE STAIRS

2017 / Canada / Hugh Gibson

Three people use their experiences surviving decades of drug use and sex work to help their community. Told over five years, their surprising stories reveal a world often misunderstood.