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 Iowa City Downtown District Block Party returns! Find FilmScene and our outdoor movie screen on Linn Street for this FREE presentation of this musical classic. BYOC (bring your own chair), film begins at sundown!
Join graduate students from the UI’s Department of Cinematic Arts as they present their final thesis projects. Free!
Join us for a Rooftop Tonic Hour! Tickets include private rooftop cocktail hour, two cocktails or mocktails courtesy Joanna’s Tonic Syrup, tickets to the 6PM show of Ask Dr. Ruth, and popcorn!
This Undergraduate Honors Thesis Presentation explores identity from haptic, surreal, and digital vantage points. Virtual reality experience available in FilmScene’s lobby from 1:00PM to 1:30PM and again following the film presentation and Q&A with filmmakers. FREE!
Three sixth grade boys ditch school and embark on an epic journey while carrying accidentally stolen drugs, being hunted by teenage girls, and trying to make their way home in time for a long-awaited party. Free advance screening courtesy Universal Studios! Please note trailer is not suitable for work.
Bijou’s bi-annual invitation to student filmmakers to share their work on the big screen in our Scene 1 cinema!