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Pride at FilmScene

A year-round partnership between FilmScene and Iowa City Pride showcases queer cinema's past, present and future with monthly screenings.

Upcoming Screenings

END OF THE CENTURY

2019 / Argentina / Lucio Castro

Thu, Jan 236:00pm

Two men meet in Barcelona and after spending a day together realize they have already met twenty years ago.

KIKI

2016 / Sweden + / Sara Jordeno

Thu, Feb 136:00pm

A group of LGBTQ youth of color unite to form a safe gathering space within the Kiki culture of New York City.

HOLY TRINITY

2019 / USA / Molly Hewitt

Thu, Mar 196:00pm

After an incident huffing her drug of choice, sex-positive, Dominatrix Trinity finds herself with a newfound gift for speaking to the dead.

CHANGING THE GAME

2019 / USA / Michael Barnett

Thu, Apr 236:00pm

Transgender high school athletes from across the country compete at the top of their fields, while also challenging the boundaries and perceptions of fairness and discrimination.

Previous Screenings

PRIDE

2014 / UK + / Matthew Warchus

UK gay activists work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984.

A BIGGER SPLASH

1973 / UK / Jack Hazan

When David Hockney’s beautiful lover breaks up with him, it leaves David a complete emotional wreck. An artist, he suddenly finds himself unable to create anything, awash in depression and loneliness.

LIZZIE

2018 / USA / Craig William Macneill

In 1892 Lizzie Bordon lives a quiet life under the strict rules established by her father. Lizzie finds a kindred spirit in the live-in maid, Bridget, and friendship soon blossoms into a secret romance. But tensions mount in the Bordon household, leading to a violent breaking point.

WILD NIGHTS WITH EMILY

2018 / USA / Madeleine Olnek

The poet Emily Dickinson’s persona, popularized since her death, has been that of a reclusive spinster – a delicate wallflower, too sensitive for this world. In this humorous drama, Molly Shannon captures the vivacious, irreverent side of Emily Dickinson that was covered up for years – most notably Emily’s lifelong romantic relationship with another woman.

A KID LIKE JAKE

2018 / USA / Silas Howard

Loving parents of a four-year-old must come to terms with their child being transgender.