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Bob and the Trees at FilmScene
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Feb 16, 2016

Bob and the Trees FilmScene -- Sunday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. 'Bob and the Trees' plays as part of FilmScene's Vino Vérité series. By now, we're all fully aware...

'The Black Panthers: Vanguard of a Revolution'
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Feb 10, 2016

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of a Revolution Iowa Memorial Union -- Thursday, Feb. 11 at 4 p.m. The 2015 documentary screens on Feb. 11. You couldn't ask for better publicity:...

Poetry for Sale
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Feb 4, 2016

Headroom Screening Series Presents: 53rd Ann Arbor Film Festival 16mm Tour Franklin Miller Screening Room, Adler Journalism Building -- Friday, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. A still from Friedl vom...

'Documented' will be showing at the Define American Film Festival
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jan 19, 2016

Still from Jose Antonio Vargas' film 'Documented. Vargas will be a panelist for his film screening on Jan. 23. Define American Film Festival Des Moines Art Center -- Thursday, Jan....

Peet Seeger Screening at FilmScene
Posted by Pat Brown | Mar 28, 2014

Legendary folk musician Pete Seeger died just two months ago at the age of 94. He not only gave the world songs like “If I Had a Hammer (The Hammer...

Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner, Christian Bale and Jennifer Lawrence in American Hustle.
Posted by Warren Sprouse | Jan 14, 2014

Surely there has never been a more provocative time to make a movie about deception, especially deception by the agencies of the US government. Had the...

When I Walk
Posted by Drew Bulman | Jan 7, 2014

Faced with a debilitating inflammatory disease, one Iowa woman is working hard to bring a relevant documentary to the Iowa City area for one night only...

Tom Laughlin has passed away
Posted by Kent Williams | Dec 16, 2013

So long, Billy Jack, and thanks for all the memories. In the same week as Peter O'Toole and Joan Fontaine, writer/actor/director Tom Laughlin has died. The difference between Laughlin and...

Blue is the Warmest Color
Posted by Scott Samuelson | Dec 4, 2013

Blue is the Warmest Color won the Palm d’Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival. Let me begin by giving my opinion on all the controversies surrounding the seven-minute-long lesbian...

Posted by Drew Bulman | Oct 29, 2013

Muscatine, Iowa will see its first-ever independent film festival this Saturday, complete with a green room, faux-paparazzi and a diverse selection of short films...

The Visitor!
Posted by Drew Bulman | Oct 28, 2013

FilmScene is hosting a fright-filled triple feature at its Scene 1 theater in Downtown Iowa City this Halloween. The local non-profit has spent the last few days revealing...

Talking Movies
Posted by Kit Bryant | Oct 24, 2013

Warning: In honor of Halloween, this edition of Talking Movies is very, very spooky. Those with weak or cowardly hearts should be apprised of the extreme amounts of spookiness contained...

Posted by Amy Mattson | Oct 9, 2013

Gold Fever is about to hit Iowa City. Created by documentary filmmakers JT Haines, Tommy Haines and Andrew Sherburne, the movie examines the global economic...

Posted by Little Village | Aug 2, 2013

On the list of Stuff White People Like, film festivals come in at number three, beaten only by religions that their parents don’t belong to and coffee. It’s certainly...