The Ped Mall

FilmScene on the Ped Mall is located in the restored 1850s Provisions and Packing Building in the heart of downtown Iowa City, just steps away from local shopping, restaurants, cafes, and nightlife.

Our Address:
118 E. College St. Suite 101
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 on the Ped Mall is located is within one block of two downtown parking ramps: the Dubuque Street Garage and the Capitol Street 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.

The Cinema

Our original downtown cinema opened in 2013 as a single-screen venue. Now boasting two screens (67-seat and 35-seat) in a beautifully restored historic venue, FilmScene on the Ped Mall is an intimate viewing experience with first-rate digital picture and sound.

During the summer, our rooftop is open weather-permitting during operational hours at the discretion of staff if you’d like to enjoy a drink pre or post screening.


FilmScene on the Ped Mall is currently general admission for all shows. Arrive early to select your favorite seats and come back out to the concession stand.


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. The Ped Mall offers open caption screenings of select new releases for deaf and hard of hearing audiences.


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.

Movie hotline:
Please check our movie times on our calendar. But if you have a question, you can reach us at 319-358-2555.