FilmScene in the Park

PRESENTING SPONSOR

ADMISSION POLICIES

Admission to FilmScene in the Park is free and open to the public. Seating is first-come-first-served for all screenings, with movies typically beginning at sunset. We encourage moviegoers to bring their own blankets and chairs, or purchase a commemorative blanket from us.

CONCESSIONS

FilmScene offers popcorn, movie candy, soda, beer and wine for sale at our outdoor concession stand beginning 30 minutes prior to the film’s start time. Beer and wine can only be purchased in closed containers from FilmScene for consumption in the park. No outside alcohol is allowed. Anyone consuming alcohol must present a valid identification certifying they are 21 years of age or older to receive a wristband allowing purchase and consumption in the park.

SERIES

FilmScene in the Park is presented by Dr. Suzanne Stock, Orthodontist, and serves the goals of both FilmScene and Iowa City Parks & Recreation by providing free cultural activities to thousands of citizens annually. Our park cinema was made possible in 2021 by the transformative Strengthen Grow Evolve campaign, a collaboration with The Englert Theatre, and The City of Iowa City’s Annual Park Improvement and Economic Development funds.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Sat, Jun 29 open Caption 8:45pm

A prince cursed to spend his days as a hideous monster sets out to regain his humanity by earning a young woman's love.

MAMMA MIA!

MAMMA MIA!

Sat, Jul 13 open Caption 8:45pm

The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told through the music of ABBA.

THE GENERAL

THE GENERAL

Sat, Jul 27 open Caption 8:30pm

An engineer must single-handedly recapture his beloved locomotive after it is seized by Union spies and return it through enemy lines.

DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST

DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST

Sat, Aug 10 open Caption 8:15pm

A languid, impressionistic story of three generations of Gullah women living on the South Carolina Sea Islands in 1902.

THE MUMMY

THE MUMMY

Sat, Aug 24 open Caption 8:00pm

At an archaeological dig in the ancient city of Hamunaptra, an American serving in the French Foreign Legion accidentally awakens a mummy who begins to wreak havoc as he searches for the reincarnation of his long-lost love.

O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?

O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU?

Sat, Sep 7 open Caption 7:00pm

In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.

IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE

IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE

Sat, Sep 21 open Caption 7:00pm

In Hong Kong of 1962, Mrs. Chan and Mr. Chow, a journalist, move into neighbouring apartments on the same day. Their encounters are formal and polite—until a discovery about their respective spouses creates an intimate bond between them.

JURASSIC PARK

JURASSIC PARK

Sat, Oct 5 open Caption 7:00pm

A pragmatic paleontologist touring an almost complete theme park on an island in Central America is tasked with protecting a couple of kids after a power failure causes the park's cloned dinosaurs to run loose.

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