Living the fanboy dream: A chat with Eric Zala ahead of FilmScene’s ‘Raiders!’ double feature

Raiders! Double Feature Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation FilmScene — Thursday, Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. On Thursday, Aug. 18, FilmScene in Iowa City will be presenting a Special Event double feature of the documentary Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film […]

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Artist Deborah Stratman to screen ‘The Illinois Parables’ tonight at FilmScene

The Illinois Parables FilmScene — Friday, Apr. 22 at 7 p.m. Chicago-based visual artist Deborah Stratman will be screening her film The Illinois Parables at 7 p.m. at FilmScene Downtown. There will be Q&A following the film. Admission is free to the public, though space is limited. Through video and sculpture, with sound and image, […]

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Food documentary tells story of workers’ fight for justice

Screening: Food Chains Iowa Memorial Union, Illinois Room — Thurs., Mar. 31 at 4:30 p.m. Florida tomato pickers are the focus of an acclaimed documentary that will screen Thursday for free at the IMU at 4:30 p.m. Food Chains tells the story of “fair food” and how to produce ethical produce. The Coalition of Immokalee […]

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The disjunction of filmmaker Mary Helena Clark

Mary Helena Clark

Headroom Screening Series Presents: Mary Helena Clark FilmScene — Thu., Mar. 31 at 6 p.m. On Thursday, Mar. 31, at 6 p.m., the Headroom Screening Series (which, according to it’s website, is a “roving microcinema that collaborates with local venues to curate screenings and other media-related events and performances”) will be hosting a free screening […]

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The Dollhouse DIY brings Femme Film Fest to Iowa City

'Catalyst' - Serena Fath

Dollhouse Femme Film Fest Public Space One — Sat., Mar. 26 and Sun., Mar. 27 at 8 p.m. Co-sponsored in Iowa City by Public Space One and Chicago performance venue The Dollhouse DIY, the Dollhouse Femme Film Fest is a touring film festival dedicated to supporting and highlighting female-identified filmmakers. A series of short films […]

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Activist filmmaker Julie Perini presents workshop on Thursday and films on Friday

WORKSHOP: Getting in the Way, Ways for Artists and Activists to Work Together Center for Worker Justice — Thursday, Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. HEADROOM presents: Julie Perini films Public Space One — Friday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. Portland filmmaker and activist Julie Perini will lead a workshop for artists and activists on Thursday […]

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