FilmScene at the Chauncey is a three-screen venue located in a landmark building in downtown Iowa City, along College and Gilbert streets. Our building includes a soon-to-open restaurant, bowling alley, boutique hotel and café. The building is located in the heart of our community, just minutes away from many other great destinations.
404 E. College St. Suite 100
Iowa City, IA 52240
FilmScene is located near I-80, Iowa Highway 1 and US Highway 6. If you are traveling on I-80, the Dubuque Street Exit (244) is the nearest exit.
FilmScene at The Chauncey is connected to the Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp. There are multiple other downtown ramps within a short walk. Ramp parking is free for the first hour. A full map of downtown parking ramps is available here.
Metered parking is free after 6:00pm and all day on Sundays along all of the streets downtown.
Our state-of-the-art three-screen facility (117-seat, 65-seat and 30-seat) opened in the fall of 2019. Boasting the Midwest's best digital picture and sound, 35mm and 16mm capabilities and a selection of comfortable seating for every taste, FilmScene at the Chauncey is a landmark destination for Iowa cinephiles.
FilmScene at The Chauncey is reserved seating for most shows. Select your seats online from home or in person at the box office and you'll have more time to visit the concession stand or mingle with friends instead of guarding your seat!
FilmScene strives to be a space for everyone.
All of our theaters offer wheelchair seating and companion seating. Both of our locations offer accessible restrooms, concession stands and lobby areas. FilmScene at The Chauncey offers a drop-off zone on College St. and a covered walkway from the parking ramp.
FilmScene at The Chauncey offers open caption screenings on occasion, plus assistive listening headsets and closed-caption devices for all digital movies with closed captioning available. Headsets and caption devices are available upon request at the box office.
The box office is open:
Movie showtimes typically begin in the mid-afternoon on Monday through Friday and before noon on Saturday, and Sunday. Our Box Office opens one hour before the day's first showtime.
In addition to tickets, our box office sells gift cards in any denomination, FilmScene memberships, and select merch.
Please check our movie times on our calendar. But if you have a question, you can reach us at 319-358-2555.