Filmscene

Special Event

Film provides a unique avenue for audience engagement around topical issues. It's also a whole lot of fun to go to the movies. With that in mind, FilmScene cultivates dozens of unique special events throughout the year to engage with Iowa City audiences.

Upcoming Screenings

INCONCEIVABLE! MOVIE TRIVIA NIGHT

2001 / /

Mon, Jun 58:00pm

FilmScene’s quarterly celebration of cinema trivialities. Gather your team for a multi-sensory quiz night to benefit your local art house theater.

Previous Screenings

A PLACE AT THE TABLE – Benefit for JCCC Food Bank

2013 / USA / Kristi Jacobson +

A documentary that investigates incidents of hunger experienced by millions of Americans, and proposed solutions to the problem. Benefit screening for Johnson County Crisis Center Food Bank. Free slice of pie with your ticket! Proceeds benefit the Food Bank.

HOMEBREWFEST

2017 / /

Join us at FilmScene for our third HomeBrewFest. Sample a range of classic and unique creations from talented local homebrewers paired with Iowa’s best popcorn. And it’s all for a good cause–FilmScene!

BRINTON SILENT FILM PROJECT

1973 / /

The Brinton Silent Film Project features Red Cedar Trio members performing live to accompany “an exceptionally rare, perhaps unique, collection” of silent films from 1895-1910.

BIJOU OPEN SCREEN NIGHT

2017 / /

Open Screen Night is meant to gather both UI students and community members in sharing the strange and fun things they produce, love, and obsess over. Share your own work or just come to enjoy the show.

MFA THESIS SCREENING

2017 / / Various

A screening of thesis films by graduate students completing their MFA in Film and Video Production, in the UI Department of Cinematic Arts. There will be a short Q&A between each film.