FilmScene, Iowa City’s nonprofit cinema, is a proud partner of Science on Screen®. An initiative of the Coolidge Corner Theatre, with major support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Science on Screen® supports recipients efforts to present films that—directly or indirectly—are connected to science.
A true story, set in the future. About seeds and genetic diversity, about growth and decay, and love and war, about hunger or all kinds.
Highlighting conflicts in city planning between bikes, cars and a growing reliance on fossil fuels, Bikes vs Cars considers how the bicycle is an amazing tool for change.
Told through the eyes and hands of acclaimed artists across the world, Stuffed explores the suprising world of taxidermy, where sculptors must also be scientists.
A descriptive time-lapse journey about the magical, mysterious and medicinal world of fungi and their powers to heal, sustain and contribute to the regeneration of life on Earth that began 3.5 billion years ago.
An exploration of the history and emotional power of cinema sound, as revealed by legendary sound designers and visionary directors, via interviews, clips from movies, and a look at their actual process of creation and discovery. Presented as part of Science on Screen at FilmScene.