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Rooftop

Our sizzling Summer Rooftop Series is presented by Rohrbach Associates PC Architects featuring well-loved classics, beneath the stars and above the streets of Iowa City. Official beer sponsor Big Grove Brewery brings the suds!

Upcoming Screenings

RAISING ARIZONA

1987 / USA / Joel Coen +

Sun, Sep 308:00pm

“Give me that baby, you warthog from hell!” When a childless couple of an ex-con and an ex-cop decide to help themselves to one of another family’s quintuplets, their lives become more complicated than they anticipated. Part of CAGE MONTH on the Rooftop at FilmScene!

GHOST

1990 / USA / Jerry Zucker

Sun, Oct 148:00pm

“Ditto.” After a young man is murdered, his spirit stays behind to warn his lover of impending danger, with the help of a reluctant psychic.

GINGER SNAPS

2000 / USA / John Fawcett

Wed, Oct 2410:00pm

The calendar calls for a Full Moon, and we celebrate with a special Late Shift rooftop show of a feminist werewolf classic!

THE LOST BOYS

1987 / USA / Joel Schumacher

Sun, Oct 288:00pm

“What’s that smell?” “Vampires, my friend, vampires.” After moving to a small town, two brothers discover that the area is a haven for vampires.

FARGO

1996 / USA + / Joel Coen +

Sun, Nov 118:00pm

An annual tradition, we close the Rooftop Series with a special screening of the Coen Bros. comic-crime classic. Bottomless hot chocolate and coffee with your ticket? You betcha!

Previous Screenings

CON AIR

1997 / USA / Simon West

“Put the bunny…down.” Newly paroled ex-con and former U.S Ranger Cameron Poe finds himself trapped in a prisoner transport plane when the passengers seize control. Part of CAGE MONTH on the Rooftop at FilmScene!

MOONSTRUCK

1987 / USA / Norman Jewison

“Snap out of it!” Loretta Castorini (Cher), a bookkeeper from Brooklyn, finds herself in a difficult situation when she falls for Ronny (Nicolas Cage), the brother of the man she has agreed to marry. Part of CAGE MONTH on the Rooftop at FilmScene!

REAR WINDOW

1954 / USA / Alfred Hitchcock

“Tell me exactly what you saw and what you think it means.” A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbors from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.

BILL & TED’S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE

1989 / USA / Stephen Herek

“Strange things are afoot at the Circle-K.” Two seemingly dumb teens set off on a quest to prepare the ultimate historical presentation with the help of a time machine.

HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH

2001 / USA / John Cameron Mitchell

A transgender punk-rock girl from East Berlin tours the U.S. with her band as she tells her life story and follows the former lover/band-mate who stole her songs.