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

HAMLET

2019 / UK / Lyndsey Turner

Sun, Aug 92:00pm

Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralyzed by the task ahead, Hamlet (Benedict Cumberbatch) rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state.

HOLY TRINITY

2019 / USA / Molly Hewitt

Thu, Sep 246:00pm

After an incident huffing her drug of choice, sex-positive, Dominatrix Trinity finds herself with a newfound gift for speaking to the dead.

Previous Screenings

ORDINARY LOVE

2020 / UK / Lisa Barros D'Sa +

Joan and Tom have been married for many years. When Joan is diagnosed with breast cancer, the course of her treatment shines a light on their relationship as they are faced with the challenges ahead.

PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE

2019 / France / Celine Sciamma

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. Winner of the Cannes Film Festival Queer Palm.