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

ALI & AVA

2021 / United Kingdom / Clio Barnard

Wed, Aug 107:30pmThu, Aug 117:30pm

Ali and Ava, both lonely for different reasons, meet and sparks fly. Over a lunar month a deep connection begins to grow, despite the legacy of Ava’s past relationship, and Ali’s emotional turmoil at the breakdown of his marriage.

SPOOKIES

1986 / United States / Eugenie Joseph (Mind Benders) +

Wed, Aug 1010:00pm

A dilapidated mansion becomes a slaughterhouse when an evil sorcerer unleashes his monstrous sidekicks on intruders.

BODIES BODIES BODIES

2022 / USA / Halina Reijn

Fri, Aug 1212:00am4:30pm7:00pmSat, Aug 134:30pm7:00pmSun, Aug 142:00pm4:30pmMon, Aug 154:30pm7:00pmTue, Aug 164:30pm7:00pmWed, Aug 174:30pm7:00pmThu, Aug 184:30pm6:30pm

When a group of rich 20-somethings plan a hurricane party at a remote family mansion, a party game turns deadly in this fresh and funny look at backstabbing, fake friends, and one party gone very, very wrong.

JE TU IL ELLE

1974 / France / Chantal Akerman

Thu, Aug 187:00pm

A woman wanders through her life in a haze after a breakup.

GIRL PICTURE

2022 / Finland / Alli Haapasalo

Fri, Aug 1912:00am

Mimmi, Emma and Rönkkö are girls at the cusp of womanhood, trying to draw their own contours. In three consecutive Fridays, two of them experience the earth moving effects of falling in love, while the third goes on a quest to find something she’s never experienced before: pleasure.

BREAKING

2022 / USA / Abi Damaris Corbin

Fri, Aug 2612:00am

A Marine war veteran faces mental and emotional challenges when he tries to reintegrate back into civilian life.

SKIES OF LEBANON

2020 / France / Chloé Mazlo

Fri, Aug 2612:00am

In the 1950s, Alice leaves her Swiss homeland for Lebanon. There, the best years of her life are marred by the threat of war.

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