Filmscene

Bijou Film Forum

In cooperation with UI departments and organizations, Bijou presents special screenings and discussions of acclaimed and provocative films.

Previous Screenings

THE OATH

2010 / US / Laura Poitras

Tells the story of two men whose fateful encounter in 1996 set them on a course of events that led them to Afghanistan, Osama bin Laden, 9/11, Guantanamo, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Presented as part of the Bijou Film Forum series. FREE for UI students (present student ID at box office) and $7 for the public.

ROGER AND ME

1989 / US / Michael Moore

Director Michael Moore pursues GM CEO Roger B. Smith to confront him about the harm he did to Flint, Michigan with his massive downsizing. Presented as a part of the Bijou Film Forum series. FREE for UI students (present student ID at the box office) and $7 for the public.

GOD LOVES UGANDA

2013 / US / Roger Ross WIlliams

An account of the American Evangelicals’ attempts to indoctrinate their Christian Right beliefs in Uganda. Presented as a part of the Bijou Film Forum series. FREE for UI studetns (present student ID at the box office) and $7 for the public.

MICHAEL MOORE WITH WHERE TO INVADE NEXT

2016 / USA / Michael Moore

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.

REMINISCENCES OF A JOURNEY TO LITHUANIA

1974 / UK + / Jonas Mekas

A film diary of Jonas Mekas as he returns to Lithuania for the first time after emigrating to the United States. Presented as a part of the Bijou Film Forum series. FREE for UI students (present student ID at the box office) and $7 for the public.