Filmscene

FilmScene in the Park

FilmScene in the Park is an outdoor cinema built in partnership with the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department located at Chauncey Swan Park. Regular Screenings between April and October highlight a diversity of all ages programming.

Upcoming Screenings

MISS JUNETEENTH

2020 / USA / Channing Godfrey Peoples

Thu, Jun 178:40pm

Join us in Chauncey Swan Park for this FREE Juneteenth celebration and screening!

FROM HERE TO ETERNITY

1953 / USA / Fred Zinnemann

Sat, Jun 268:45pm

In Hawaii in 1941, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit’s team, while his captain’s wife and second-in-command are falling in love.

WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT

1988 / USA / Robert Zemeckis

Sat, Jul 108:41pm

A cartoon-hating detective is a cartoon rabbit’s only hope to prove his innocene when a crime shakes up Toontown.

THE WIZ

1978 / English / Sidney Lumet

Sat, Jul 248:32pm

When schoolteacher Dorothy (Diana Ross) is whisked away to an urban fantasy land called Oz.

THE MONUMENTS MEN

2014 / USA + / George Clooney

Sat, Aug 148:07pm

In this hero’s tale, inspired by Iowa’s own George Stout, an unlikely World War II platoon is tasked with rescuing art masterpieces from Nazi thieves.

CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON

2000 / Taiwan + / Ang Lee

Sat, Aug 287:45pm

A young warrior steals a sword from a famed swordsman and then escapes into a world of romantic adventure.

Previous Screenings

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN

1974 / USA / Mel Brooks

Complications ensue after Dr. Frankenstein (“Fronkensteen!”) and his servants Igor, Inga and Frau Blucher create a fearsome monster.

THE WIZARD OF OZ

1939 / USA / Victor Fleming

A Strengthen Grow Evolve celebration – recognizing the commitments of the community of Iowa City to the cooperative capital campaign of FilmScene and The Englert Theatre.

NOMADLAND

2020 / USA + / Chloe Zhao

After losing everything in the recession, a woman embarks on a journey through the American West.

EMMA.

2020 / UK / Autumn de Wilde

Saturday, May 15 showing cancelled due to the weather!

In this slick and snappy adaptation of the Jane Austin classic, a well meaning but selfish young woman meddles in the love lives of her friends.