Filmscene

Bijou Partnerships

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

Upcoming Screenings

BLACK IS… BLACK AIN’T

1994 / USA / Marlon Riggs

Mon, Feb 277:00pm

A film about black experiences with a “backdrop of Creole cooking.”

NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS

2020 / USA + / Eliza Hittman

Tue, Feb 287:00pm

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

GIRLHOOD

2014 / France / Celine Sciamma

Wed, Mar 227:00pm

A girl with few real prospects joins a gang, reinventing herself and gaining a sense of self confidence. However, she soon finds that this new life does not necessarily make her any happier.

BUT I’M A CHEERLEADER

1999 / USA / Jamie Babbit

Fri, Mar 2410:00pm

A naive teenager is sent to rehab camp when her straitlaced parents and friends suspect her of being a lesbian.

GHOST IN THE SHELL

1995 / Japan / Mamoru Oshii

Tue, Apr 187:00pm

In 2029, a cyborg policewoman and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master.

BLUE

1993 / United Kingdom / Derek Jarman

Tue, Apr 257:00pm

Filmmaker Derek Jarman narrates a reflection of his losing battle with AIDS against the backdrop of a blue screen.

Previous Screenings

JAZZ ON A SUMMER’S DAY

1959 / USA / Bert Stern & Aram Avakian

The highlights of the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival.

PRIDE & PREJUDICE

2005 / United Kingdom + / Joe Wright

Sparks fly when spirited Elizabeth Bennet meets single, rich, and proud Mr. Darcy. But Mr. Darcy reluctantly finds himself falling in love with a woman beneath his class. Can each overcome their own pride and prejudice?