Filmscene

Filmmaker Spotlight

An ongoing, occasional series that celebrates the worthy work of local filmmakers and artists.

Previous Screenings

cor·re·spond·ence

2023 / / Akwi Nji

Iowa-based interdisciplinary artist Akwi Nji joins us at FilmScene to present her newest short film.

BOBLO BOATS: A DETROIT FERRY TALE

2022 / USA / Aaron Schillinger

A doctor, psychic and amusement park fanatic unite to save Detroit’s beloved “Boblo Boat” from the scrapyard in this documentary interweaving history with mythology.

LOST IN THE IN-BETWEEN: GRADUATING INTO 2020

2023 / USA / Jenna Galligan +

2020 graduates from the University of Iowa chronicle their first year in “the real world”; a world which suddenly looks much different than ever before.

STANDING STRONG: ELIZABETH CATLETT

2023 / USA / Kevin Kelley

An exploration of the life and career of artist and activist Elizabeth Catlett.