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  1. LES MISERABLES

    • 2020
    • France
    • Ladj Ly

    A cop moves to Paris to join the Anti-Crime Brigade in a district of the Paris projects. Paired up with two partners whose methods are sometimes unorthodox, he rapidly discovers the tensions between the various neighborhood groups. Winner of the Cann...

    2:00pm 5:00pm 7:30pm
  2. 1917

    • 2019
    • UK +
      USA
    • Sam Mendes

    Two young British privates during the First World War are given an impossible mission: deliver a message deep in enemy territory that will stop 1,600 men, and one of the soldier's brothers, from walking straight into a deadly trap.

    2:30pm 5:30pm 8:30pm
  3. LITTLE WOMEN

    • 2019
    • USA
    • Greta Gerwig

    Four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War. Directed by Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird).

    5:30pm
  4. CLEMENCY

    • 2019
    • USA
    • Chinonye Chukwa

    Years of carrying out death row executions have taken a roll on prison warden Bernadine Williams. As she prepares to execute another inmate, Bernadine must confront the psychological and emotional demons her job creates, ultimately connecting her to ...

    6:00pm 8:45pm
  5. PARASITE

    • 2019
    • South Korea
    • Bong Joon-ho

    All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident. Winner of the Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or.

    8:30pm
  6. THE THING

    Late Shift at the Grindhouse
    • 1982
    • USA
    • John Carpenter (Halloween)

    Join us for our annual celebration, and remember...man is the warmest place to hide.

    10:00pm

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Coming Soon // Special Events

Bijou Film Forum Special Event
MICHAEL MOORE WITH WHERE TO INVADE NEXT
  • 2016
  • USA
  • Michael Moore
Thu, Jan 30

Filmmaker Michael Moore joins us in person for a screening and dialogue of his acclaimed film visits various examining how Europeans view work, education, health care, sex, equality, and other issues.

Coming Soon
2020 OSCAR SHORTS – ANIMATED
  • 2020
  • Various
Opens Fri, Jan 31

FilmScene is pleased to continue our popular annual tradition of screening the Oscar-nominated short films. A perennial hit with audiences around the country (and now the world), don't miss this year's selection of short stories.

Coming Soon
2020 OSCAR SHORTS – DOCUMENTARY
  • 2020
  • Various
Opens Fri, Jan 31

FilmScene is pleased to continue our popular annual tradition of screening the Oscar-nominated short films. A perennial hit with audiences around the country (and now the world), don't miss this year's selection of short stories.

Coming Soon
2020 OSCAR SHORTS – LIVE ACTION
  • 2020
  • Various
Opens Fri, Jan 31

FilmScene is pleased to continue our popular annual tradition of screening the Oscar-nominated short films. A perennial hit with audiences around the country (and now the world), don't miss this year's selection of short stories.

LES MISERABLES
  • 2020
  • France
  • Ladj Ly
Fri, Jan 31

A cop moves to Paris to join the Anti-Crime Brigade in a district of the Paris projects. Paired up with two partners whose methods are sometimes unorthodox, he rapidly discovers the tensions between the various neighborhood groups. Winner of the Cann...

Special Event
CORPUS CHRISTI
  • 2019
  • Poland
  • Jan Komasa
Sun, Feb 2

A reformed criminal is prevented from applying to the seminary after his release, so he dresses as a priest and ministers a small town parish.

Special Event
BLUE CARPET BASH
  • 1976
Sun, Feb 9

Hollywood's biggest night is earlier than ever this year - don't miss it! FilmScene invites you to our annual big screen celebration of the year in film, once again entirely free of charge!

Coming Soon
CUNNINGHAM
  • 2019
  • Germany
  • Alla Kovgan
Opens Fri, Feb 14

The iconic Merce Cunningham and the last generation of his dance company is stunningly profiled in this 3D documentary through recreations of his landmark works and archival footage of Cunningham, John Cage and Robert Rauschenberg.

Coming Soon
THE ASSISTANT
  • 2020
  • USA
  • Kitty Green
Opens Fri, Feb 21

A look at the day in the life of the assistant to a powerful corporate executive.

Coming Soon
BEANPOLE
  • 2020
  • Russia
  • Kantemire Balogov
Opens Fri, Feb 28

1945, Leningrad. WWII has devastated the city, demolishing its buildings and leaving its citizens in tatters, physically and mentally. Two young women search for meaning and hope in the struggle to rebuild their lives amongst the ruins.

Coming Soon
PREMATURE
  • 2020
  • USA
  • Rashaad Ernesto Green
Opens Fri, Feb 28

Set against the backdrop of a changing Harlem landscape, when seventeen year old Ayanna meets handsome Isaiah her entire world is turned upside down on her path towards self-discovery as she travails the rigorous terrain of young love the summer befo...

Coming Soon
SEBERG
  • 2020
  • UK
  • Benedict Andrews
Opens Fri, Feb 28

Inspired by real life events in the life of French New Wave icon - and Iowa native - Jean Seberg. In the late 1960s, the FBI targeted Seberg for her political and romantic involvement with civil rights activist Hakim Jamal.

Special Event
HAVE YOU SEEN MY MOVIE?
  • 2016
  • UK
  • Paul Anton Smith
Sat, Feb 29

Celebrate an extra day in the year with an extra movie that is made up entirely of movies. Presented FREE at 12pm, 3pm, 6pm. Stop in and catch this film comprised of over 1,000 scenes from movies at the movies.

Special Event
LUNAFEST OPENING NIGHT
  • 2020
Thu, Mar 5

Join us for a fun evening of entertaining and thought-provoking independent films while supporting Girls on the Run of Eastern Iowa!

Coming Soon
PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE
  • 2019
  • France
  • Celine Sciamma
Opens Fri, Mar 6

On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman. Winner of the Cannes Film Festival Queer Palm.

Special Event
LUNAFEST ENCORE
  • 2020
  • Various
  • Various
Fri, Mar 6

Can't make it to LUNAFEST Opening Night? Catch an encore of these entertaining and thought-provoking independent films, and support Girls on the Run of Eastern Iowa!

Coming Soon
VITALINA VARELA
  • 2020
  • Portugal
  • Pedro Costa
Opens Fri, Mar 13

A Cape Verdean woman navigates her way through Lisbon, following the scanty physical traces her deceased husband left behind and discovering his secret, illicit life.

Coming Soon
NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS
  • 2020
  • USA
  • Eliza Hittman
Opens Fri, Apr 3

A pair of teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania travel to New York City to seek out medical help after an unintended pregnancy.

Coming Soon
THE BOOKSELLERS
  • 2020
  • USA
  • D.W. Young
Opens Fri, Apr 17

A behind-the-scenes look at the New York rare book world.

Current Series

Late Shift at the Grindhouse

Wed, Jan 29 THE THING
  • 1982
  • USA
  • John Carpenter (Halloween)

Bijou Horizons

Tue, Feb 4 GODZILLA
  • 1954
  • Japan
  • Ishiro Honda

Pride at FilmScene

Thu, Feb 13 KIKI
  • 2016
  • Sweden
  • Sara Jordeno

National Theatre Live

Sun, Feb 16 ALL MY SONS
  • 2019
  • UK
  • Jeremy Herrin

Filmmaker Spotlight

Mon, Feb 17 LAST CHANCE TANGO
  • 2019
  • USA
  • Sonja Strathearn

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