Welcome students! FilmScene is committed to education for learners of all ages, from our Youth Animation Summer Camp to our high school Scenesters program to our deep partnership with the Bijou Film Board, where we offer a number of free-of-charge series and free or reduced cost screenings for University of Iowa students. In addition, University of Iowa, Kirkwood, and area high school students can buy a student membership for $25, which allows you to enjoy the latest new releases and special events at a lower ticket price with additional concession discounts.
The Bijou Film Board
Bijou Open ScreenOpen 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. An open submission is held once per semester, and the selected films are screened for free with a public reception.
Seven guests, a newly hired personal secretary, and two staff are gathered on an isolated island by an absent host and someone begins killing them off one by one. They workd together to determine who the killer is… Could it be one of them? Presented as part of the Bijou After Hours program. FREE for UI students (present student ID at the box office) and $7.00 for the public.
An anthology of short films that showcase Chicago’s new wave of independant cinema. Presented as part of the Bijou Film Forum series. FREE for UI students (present student ID at box office) and $7.00 for the public.