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.
The first film to be made about Charles and Ray Eames since their death – and the only one that peers deeply inside the link between their artistic collaboration and sometimes tortured love for one another. Presented in partnership with South East Iowa Architects Section.
Part of the 12th Iowa Dance Festival, ScreenDance presents a curated program of short films, selected from over 100 entries from 25 different countries. Celebrating a genre of dance made exclusively for the camera, ScreenDance spotlights films that use dance and movement as the central theme of the story. Moderated by choreographer and Festival keynote speaker Marta Renzi.
When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure wizard and his companions in his legged, walking castle.
FilmScene’s quarterly celebration of cinema trivialities. Gather your team for a multi-sensory quiz night to benefit your local art house theater.
Set in a future where a failed climate-change experiment kills all life on the planet except for a lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system emerges.
Tell the truth or you die, do the dare or you die! Free advance studio screening!
Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color line in 1947, but it took another generation of black and Latino players to make the sport truly open to all. Playing in remote minor-league towns, these were the men who, before they could live their big-league dreams, first had to beat Jim Crow.
Join us at FilmScene’s Women’s March Closing Reception, Sponsored by Velvet Coat!