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

WOMEN TALKING

2022 / USA / Sarah Polley

Wed, Feb 87:00pmFri, Feb 102:00pm4:30pm7:00pmSat, Feb 111:00pm4:00pm7:00pmSun, Feb 121:00pm4:30pm6:30pmMon, Feb 134:00pmTue, Feb 144:00pm6:30pmWed, Feb 154:00pmThu, Feb 164:00pm6:30pm

In 2010, the women of an isolated religious community grapple with reconciling the brutal reality of their faith.

TURN EVERY PAGE

2022 / USA / Lizzie Gottlieb

Fri, Feb 1012:00am6:30pm9:00pmSat, Feb 113:45pm6:30pmSun, Feb 123:45pm6:30pmMon, Feb 136:30pmTue, Feb 143:45pm6:30pmWed, Feb 156:30pmThu, Feb 163:45pm6:30pm

Follows the iconic Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert Caro and his editor, the literary giant Robert Gottlieb, in this chronicle of a unique 50-year professional relationship.

AFTERSUN

2022 / United Kingdom + / Charlotte Wells

Fri, Feb 104:00pmSat, Feb 111:30pm9:30pmMon, Feb 136:30pmThu, Feb 163:30pm

At a vacation resort, 11-year-old Sophie treasures the time she spends with her loving and idealistic father. Twenty years later, Sophie reminisces about their last holiday together as she tries to come to terms with the man she didn’t always know.

TWILIGHT

2008 / USA / Catherine Hardwicke

Sat, Feb 1110:00pmMon, Feb 137:00pm

When Bella Swan moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest, she falls in love with Edward Cullen, a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire.

PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE

2019 / France / Céline Sciamma

Thu, Feb 167:00pm

On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.

COME WITH ME MY LOVE

1976 / United States / Doris Wishman

Fri, Feb 1710:00pm

A man finds his wife cheating on him with his best friend; he kills both of them and then himself. Fifty years later, his ghost haunts the same apartment building.

VALLEY GIRL

1983 / United States / Martha Coolidge (Real Genius)

Wed, Feb 2210:00pm

Julie’s cool, Randy’s hot. She’s from the Valley, he’s like… so not!

NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS

2020 / USA + / Eliza Hittman

Tue, Feb 287:00pm

A pair of teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania travel to New York City to seek out medical help after an unintended pregnancy.

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