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 May and October highlight a diversity of all ages programming.

Upcoming Screenings

2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY

1968 / United Kingdom + / Stanley Kubrick

Sat, Oct 157:00pm

After uncovering a mysterious artifact buried beneath the Lunar surface, a spacecraft is sent to Jupiter to find its origins – a spacecraft manned by two men and the supercomputer H.A.L. 9000.

GHOSTBUSTERS

1984 / USA / Ivan Reitman

Sat, Oct 297:00pm

Three parapsychologists forced out of their university funding set up shop as a unique ghost removal service in New York City, attracting frightened yet skeptical customers.

Previous Screenings

NORTH BY NORTHWEST

1959 / USA / Alfred Hitchcock

A New York City advertising executive goes on the run after being mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and falls for a woman whose loyalties he begins to doubt.

NORMA RAE

1979 / USA / Martin Ritt

A young single mother and textile worker agrees to help unionize her mill despite the problems and dangers involved.

THE TRUMAN SHOW

1998 / USA / Peter Weir

He’s the star of the show, but he doesn’t know. Truman Burbank (Jim Carrey) doesn’t realize that his quaint hometown is a giant studio set run by a visionary producer/director/creator (Ed Harris).

PORCO ROSSO

1992 / Japan / Hayao Miyazaki

Set in a mid-war Italy swept by fascism, this unsung treasure from Hayao Miyazaki nestles a tale of morality and identity inside a soaring airborne adventure — a tribute to early aviation and the reckless flyboys whose home was the open sky.

SINGIN IN THE RAIN

1952 / USA / Stanley Donen +

A silent film star falls for a chorus girl just as he and his delusionally jealous screen partner are trying to make the difficult transition to talking pictures in 1920s Hollywood.