Filmscene

FilmScene in the Park

FilmScene in the Park is an outdoor cinema built in partnership with the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department located at Chauncey Swan Park. Regular Screenings between April and October highlight a diversity of all ages programming.

Upcoming Screenings

HOCUS POCUS

1993 / USA / Kenny Ortega

Fri, Oct 297:00pm

A curious youngster moves to Salem, where he struggles to fit in before awakening a trio of diabolical witches that were executed in the 17th century.

Previous Screenings

THE GLEANERS AND I

2000 / France / Agnès Varda

Varda films and interviews gleaners in France in all forms, from those picking fields after the harvest to those scouring the dumpsters of Paris.

TO WONG FOO THANKS FOR EVERYTHING, JULIE NEWMAR

1995 / / Beeban Kidron

Patrick Swayze, John Leguizamo and Wesley Snipes star in this hilarious adventure about three drag queens on the cross-country road trip of a lifetime

THE FALCONER

2020 / USA / Annie Kaempfer

A documentary portrait that follows master falconer Rodney Stotts on his mission to build a bird sanctuary and provide access to nature for his stressed community.

LOVE & BASKETBALL

2000 / USA / Gina Prince-Bythewood

Next-door neighbors as kids, Quincy (Omar Epps) and Monica (Sanaa Lathan) fall in love as teens and find that they share an all-consuming interest in basketball.

E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL

1982 / USA / Steven Spielberg

The thrilling, deeply moving story of the special friendship that develops between a lonely young boy and a wise, benevolent visitor from another planet who becomes stranded on Earth.