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

THE MONUMENTS MEN

2014 / USA + / George Clooney

Sat, Aug 148:07pm

In this hero’s tale, inspired by Iowa’s own George Stout, an unlikely World War II platoon is tasked with rescuing art masterpieces from Nazi thieves.

CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON

2000 / Taiwan + / Ang Lee

Sat, Aug 287:45pm

A young warrior steals a sword from a famed swordsman and then escapes into a world of romantic adventure.

Previous Screenings

THE WIZ

1978 / English / Sidney Lumet

When schoolteacher Dorothy (Diana Ross) is whisked away to an urban fantasy land called Oz.

WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT

1988 / USA / Robert Zemeckis

A cartoon-hating detective is a cartoon rabbit’s only hope to prove his innocene when a crime shakes up Toontown.

FROM HERE TO ETERNITY

1953 / USA / Fred Zinnemann

In Hawaii in 1941, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit’s team, while his captain’s wife and second-in-command are falling in love.

MISS JUNETEENTH

2020 / USA / Channing Godfrey Peoples

Join us in Chauncey Swan Park for this FREE Juneteenth celebration and screening!

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN

1974 / USA / Mel Brooks

Complications ensue after Dr. Frankenstein (“Fronkensteen!”) and his servants Igor, Inga and Frau Blucher create a fearsome monster.