A short-film festival at the Iowa City Public Library will highlight black musicians and leaders

The library’s Storytime Room will host a mini black history film festival Saturday starting at 11:30 a.m., geared towards the whole family (and with popcorn for all). Black musicians are at the center of many of the featured films. […]

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Saturday’s Halloweenapalooza in Ottumwa brings a day filled with spooky films, performances and contests

Meet horror movie icons, get a tattoo, embody a zombie. The eighth-annual Halloweenapalooza horror showcase — taking place in the purportedly haunted Hotel Ottumwa — is full to the brim with film screenings, vendors, contests, live music and other features befitting Halloween.

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New immigration and identity film festival launches in Des Moines

'Documented' will be showing at the Define American Film Festival

Define American Film Festival Des Moines Art Center — Thursday, Jan. 21–Saturday, Jan. 23 A new film festival kicks off in Iowa on Thursday, courtesy of the non-profit Define American, an organization dedicated to using stories and narrative to take the national conversation about immigration to the next level. Filmmaker and Define American founder Jose […]

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Human Rights film festival kicks off this week

The Iowa United Nations Association (Iowa UNA) is hosting their inaugural film festival, Human Rights in the Heartland, this weekend at various locations in downtown Iowa City. The festival will show nine films in total, starting Thursday at Tippie College of Business with a screening of Black Rider (1993) at 7 p.m. Rebecca McPhail, an […]

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