Filmscene

Reel Representation

FilmScene, Iowa City's nonprofit cinema, has a long tradition of programming featuring women, and non-binary artists. This series champions those underrepresented perspectives in the industry.

Upcoming Screenings

THE BOYS WHO SAID NO!

2020 / USA / Judith Ehrlich

Sat, Feb 54:30pm

Directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Judith Ehrlich, The Boys Who Said NO! tells for the first time the inspiring story and impact of the draft resistance movement during the war in Vietnam.

A NIGHT OF KNOWING NOTHING

2021 / India + / Payal Kapadia

Fri, Feb 1812:00am

In her debut film, Payal Kapadia deftly merges reality with fiction, weaving together archival footage with student protest videos to tell the story of L, a student at the Film and Television Institute of India, writing to her estranged lover while he is away.

Previous Screenings

JULIA

2021 / USA / Julie Cohen +

This new documentary from the directors of the Oscar nominated RBG brings to life Julia Child, the legendary cookbook author and television superstar who changed the way Americans think about food, television, and even about women.

THE VELVET VAMPIRE

1971 / United States / Stephanie Rothman (The Student Nurses)

Climax after climax of terror and desire. She’s waiting to love you… to death!