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

RITA MORENO: JUST A GIRL WHO DECIDED TO GO FOR IT

2021 / USA / Miriem Perez Riera

Fri, Jun 2512:00am2:00pm4:30pm8:00pmSat, Jun 262:00pm4:30pm8:00pmSun, Jun 271:00pm3:30pm7:00pmWed, Jun 303:00pm7:00pmThu, Jul 13:00pm5:30pm

A look at the life and work of Rita Moreno, from her humble beginnings in Puerto Rico to her success on Broadway and in Hollywood.

ZOLA

2021 / USA / Janicza Bravo

Wed, Jun 3012:00am2:30pm5:00pm7:30pmThu, Jul 12:30pm5:00pm8:00pm

A stripper named Zola embarks on a wild road trip to Florida.

TRUMAN & TENNESSEE: AN INTIMATE CONVERSATION

2021 / USA / Lisa Immordino Vreeland

Fri, Jul 912:00am

The work, lives and personal journeys of two iconic American artists coalesce with creative combustion in this innovative dual-portrait documentary.

I CARRY YOU WITH ME

2021 / Mexico + / Heidi Ewing

Fri, Jul 1612:00am

Ambition and societal pressure propel an aspiring chef to leave his soulmate in Mexico and make the treacherous journey to New York, where life will never be the same.

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.