Filmscene

Series & Special Events

FilmScene hosts numerous special events, community screenings and ongoing series to bring a diverse slate of film programming to Eastern Iowa audiences.

FROM HERE TO ETERNITY

1953 / USA / Fred Zinnemann

Sat, Jun 268:45pm

In Hawaii in 1941, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit’s team, while his captain’s wife and second-in-command are falling in love.

ANIMATION CAMP

2021

Mon, Jun 288:30amMon, Jul 58:30amMon, Jul 128:30amMon, Jul 198:30amMon, Jul 268:30am

Tell your own animated stories with FilmScene! Camp is offered for one-week sessions, with in-person and virtual options for Summer 2021.
In-person students are encouraged to register for the grade they will be entering:
Grades 3 & 4: June 14 (still available!) / July 5 (FULL)
Grades 5 & 6 (FULL): June 21 / July 12 / July 26
Grades 7 & 8: June 28 (FULL) / July 19 (still available!)

VIRTUAL ANIMATION CAMP

2021

Mon, Jul 58:30am

Tell your own animated stories with FilmScene! Camp is offered for one-week sessions, with in-person and virtual options for Summer 2021. Virtual camp is open to ages 7-15, with animation supplies provided – technology is not included in tuition costs.

WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT

1988 / USA / Robert Zemeckis

Sat, Jul 108:41pm

A cartoon-hating detective is a cartoon rabbit’s only hope to prove his innocene when a crime shakes up Toontown.

THE WIZ

1978 / English / Sidney Lumet

Sat, Jul 248:32pm

When schoolteacher Dorothy (Diana Ross) is whisked away to an urban fantasy land called Oz.

MINIATURE CONSTRUCTION CAMP

2021

Mon, Aug 28:30am

From LORD OF THE RINGS to CORALINE, miniature sets have been a staple in filmmaking for over 100 years! In this week-long camp for veterans of our general Animation Camp, campers will learn the history or miniature making, study design, and create their own miniature set pieces, including buildings, terrain, and more!

ADVANCED ANIMATION CAMP

Mon, Aug 98:30am

This class is full!
Take your stop motion skills to the next level in our advanced class! Campers who have taken our general Animation Camp at twice previously are invited to work on honing acquired skills, learn more challenging techniques, and apply knowledge to longer and more story-driven projects. Both content and grading criteria will be more challenging than the standard course and students will be working alongside and collaborating with fellow veteran animators.

THE MONUMENTS MEN

2014 / USA + / George Clooney

Sat, Aug 148:07pm

In this hero’s tale, inspired by Iowa’s own George Stout, an unlikely World War II platoon is tasked with rescuing art masterpieces from Nazi thieves.

CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON

2000 / Taiwan + / Ang Lee

Sat, Aug 287:45pm

A young warrior steals a sword from a famed swordsman and then escapes into a world of romantic adventure.