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.
Free community screenings of this documentary that examines the history of education in the United States and reveals the growing shortcomings of conventional education methods in today’s innovative world.
A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the moon on July 20, 1969. Free advance screening courtesy Universal Studios!
FilmScene and The Englert Theatre present another memorable evening with the silent film scoring musical ensemble Alloy Orchestra! The spectacular cinematic symphony returns to the Englert stage with E.A. Dupont’s recently restored 1925 German masterpiece VARIETE.
Feed Me Weird Things and FilmScene present Everything Is Terrible! at the Mill! EIT! has ingested over 2,000 satanic panic, religious kook, and D-horror VHS tapes. They have recontextualized them and created a narrative feature that reminds us all who we are, why we are here, and what we should be doing with our paltry time on this dumb planet.
FilmScene’s yearly Summer Animation Camp welcomed over 100 campers ages 8 to 14 to make short animated films. Come see their hard work and creativity on the big screen – FREE for all ages!