Filmscene

Reel Representation

FilmScene, Iowa City's nonprofit cinema, has a long tradition of programming featuring women, and non-binary artists. This series champions those underrepresented perspective in the industry.

Upcoming Screenings

WOMEN ON THE VERGE: BOUND

1996 / USA / Lana Wachowski +

Thu, Nov 148:00pm

Corky, a tough female ex con and her lover Violet concoct a scheme to steal millions of stashed mob money and pin the blame on Violet’s crooked boyfriend Caesar. Presented as part of Reel Representation: Women on the Verge.

WOMEN ON THE VERGE: WANDA

1970 / USA / Barbara Loden

Thu, Nov 218:00pm

Wanda, a lonely housewife, drifts through mining country until she meets a petty thief who takes her in. Presented as part of Reel Representation: Women on the Verge.

WOMEN ON THE VERGE: MADELINE’S MADELINE

2018 / USA / Josephine Decker

Thu, Dec 58:00pm

A theatre director’s latest project takes on a life of its own when her young star takes her performance too seriously. Presented as part of Reel Representation: Women on the Verge.

WOMEN ON THE VERGE: KNIVES AND SKIN

2019 / USA / Jennifer Reeder

Wed, Dec 1110:00pm

A mystical teen noir that follows a young girl’s disappearance in the rural Midwest and its effect on teens and parents. Presented as part of Reel Representation: Women on the VergeDirector Jennifer Reeder in person!

WOMEN ON THE VERGE: THE HEADLESS WOMAN

2008 / Argentina + / Lucretia Martel

Thu, Dec 128:00pm

After hitting something with her car, a woman’s life slowly descends into paranoia and isolation. Presented as part of Reel Representation: Women on the Verge.