Reel Representation

About the Series

FilmScene, Iowa City's nonprofit cinema, has a long tradition of programming featuring women, and non-binary artists. This series champions those underrepresented perspectives in the industry.

Now in its third year, FilmScene’s “Reel Representation” has evolved from “Women’s March” to become a year-round program that celebrates local, national and international female and gender-non binary artists. “Reel Representation” showcases new releases and film series from, special events with, and dialogues about this underrepresented perspective in the industry.

HUMANIST VAMPIRE SEEKING CONSENTING SUICIDAL PERSON

HUMANIST VAMPIRE SEEKING CONSENTING SUICIDAL PERSON

Tue, Jul 16 4:00pm 7:00pm Wed, Jul 17 6:45pm Thu, Jul 18 7:00pm

Sasha is a young vampire with an ethical quandary—she is unable to kill to meet her need for blood. But she may have found a solution in a young man with suicidal tendencies.

COPA 71

COPA 71

Fri, Jul 19 12:00am 12:00am 1:30pm 4:30pm 7:00pm Sat, Jul 20 1:00pm 7:00pm Sun, Jul 21 4:00pm 7:00pm Mon, Jul 22 4:00pm 7:00pm Tue, Jul 23 4:00pm 7:00pm Wed, Jul 24 4:00pm 7:00pm Thu, Jul 25 4:00pm

Told by the pioneering women who participated, this is the extraordinary story of the 1971 Women's Soccer World Cup, a tournament witnessed by record crowds that has been written out of sporting history - until now.

GREEN BORDER

GREEN BORDER

Fri, Jul 26 12:00am

In the treacherous and swampy forests that make up the so-called “green border” between Belarus and Poland, refugees from the Middle East and Africa are lured by government propaganda promising easy passage to the European Union.

JULIA'S STEPPING STONES + GROWING UP FEMALE

JULIA'S STEPPING STONES + GROWING UP FEMALE

Sat, Jul 27 4:00pm

Pioneering filmmaker Julia Reichert, who passed away in 2022, shares the intimate story of her youth, as a working-class girl, and how she began to dream of a larger life for herself, coming to embrace her working-class identity, and discovering femi...

JESS PLUS NONE

JESS PLUS NONE

Thu, Aug 8 open Caption 7:00pm

Jess is stuck in the woods for an off-the-grid wedding and must find a way to deal with her ex, her friends and, frankly, herself.

HOLLYWOOD 90028

HOLLYWOOD 90028

Wed, Aug 14 10:00pm

Christopher Augustine stars as an alienated porno-movie cameraman turned serial strangler.

DESPERATELY SEEKING SUSAN

DESPERATELY SEEKING SUSAN

Sun, Sep 1 7:40pm

A bored New Jersey suburban housewife's fascination with a free-spirited woman she has read about in the personal columns leads to her being mistaken for the woman herself.

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