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Posted by Jaret Morlan | Jul 13, 2017

The best true stories are the ones that feel too unlikely to be true but too honest to be made up. There is a moment in The Big Sick, the...

Posted by Jon Burke | Jul 6, 2017

This Sunday, July 9, documentarian David Byars is bringing his incendiary new film, No Man’s Land, to FilmScene as part of the Vino Vérité series, presented by FilmScene, 'Little Village'...

Posted by Jon Burke | Jun 29, 2017

This Friday, June 30, Sofia Coppola’s latest film, The Beguiled, premieres at Film Scene. Tickets are $6.50-9. Though The Beguiled is set nearly a century after Coppola’s gorgeous period piece...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Jun 8, 2017

Starting this week with 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,' FilmScene will be showing the eight movies in the Potter chronology in succession every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 10...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jun 1, 2017

“I’ll see you again in 25 years,” promises Laura Palmer in the closing moments of cult classic TV series Twin Peaks. This year, creator David Lynch made good on that...

Posted by Jon Burke | May 16, 2017

In the last few years B movies have stepped out of the cinematic shadows and into the limelight as legitimate, critically valid films. From John Wick to Green Room and,...

Posted by Jon Burke | Apr 27, 2017

Spanish filmmaker Nacho Vigalondo’s latest film, Colossal, is at once an intimate substance abuse drama and a kaiju-style creature feature. Much like his previous feature films, including Timecrimes (2007) and...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Apr 24, 2017

Arthur Russell Week various venues -- Tuesday, April 25 through Friday, April 28 A week of events celebrating Oskaloosa native Arthur Russell kicks off at FilmScene with a screening on...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Apr 3, 2017

1984 FilmScene -- Tuesday, April 4 at 6 p.m. Video still from Michael Radford's '1984.' FilmScene, located in the Pedestrian Mall at 118 E. College, will join more than 90...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 22, 2017

Discover the devastating environmental and human cost of cheap fashion, discuss solutions with a panel of experts and take immediate action by adding fair trade flair to your closet this...

Posted by Mike Kuhlenbeck | Mar 22, 2017

The bio-drama 'Neruda' will be opening at FilmScene on March 24 for a special one-week engagement in Iowa City. 'Neruda' is a metafictional tale directed by Chilean-born filmmaker Pablo Lorraín,...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Feb 24, 2017

I have a bone to pick with movies like Cast Away (2000): why does Tom Hanks feel the urge to talk to himself and inanimate objects? Perhaps there’s something intrinsic,...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Feb 24, 2017

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014) is a movie of blown-out proportions, equal parts mesmerizing and befuddling. The movie will make sure you know. But that’s no surprise...

Posted by Jaret Morlan | Feb 15, 2017

Oscar Shorts FilmScene -- through Thursday, Feb. 23 Blue Carpet Bash FilmScene -- Sunday, Feb. 26 at 6:30 p.m. For decades, now, the office Oscar pool has been won or...

Posted by Jon Burke | Feb 9, 2017

Paterson FilmScene -- Opens Friday, Feb. 10 at 4 p.m. The town of Paterson, New Jersey features heavily in the film 'Paterson,' opening Friday, Feb. 10 at FilmScene. -- still...

Posted by Mike Kuhlenbeck | Jan 4, 2017

Vino Vérité series presents Do Not Resist FilmScene -- Sunday, Jan. 8 at 6:30 p.m. Social Exchange/Vino Vérité screening of Do Not Resist presented by Bread Garden and Little Village...