Filmscene

Bijou Film Forum

In cooperation with UI departments and organizations, Bijou presents special screenings and discussions of acclaimed and provocative films.

Previous Screenings

PUSHING DEAD

2016 / USA / Tom E. Brown

A struggling writer who has been HIV postive for over twenty years attempts to navigate his way through an excessively complicated insurance system after he is accidently dropped from his healthcare plan.

GANJA AND HESS

1973 / USA / Bill Gunn

Antropologist Hess Green becomes a vampire after his assistant stabs him with an ancient cursed dagger.

RBG

2018 / USA / Betsy West and Julie Cohen

The life and times of legendary U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, who developed a breathtaking legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon.

ATOMIC CAFE

1982 / USA / Jayne Loader +

Disturbing collection of 1940s and 1950s United States government-issued propaganda films designed to reassure Americans that the atomic bomb was not a threat to their safety.

TANGERINE

2015 / United States / Sean Baker

After hearing that her boyfriend/pimp cheated on her while she was in jail, a hooker and her best friend set out to find him and teach him and his new lover a lesson.