Film

Friday, September 30, 2016 -
8:30pm to 10:00pm
FilmScene

The Headroom Screening Series is a roving microcinema that collaborates with local venues to curate screenings and other media-related events and performances. It is always free and open to the... Read more

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 11:00pm to Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 2:00am
FilmScene

The arrival of a mysterious stranger in a quiet rural village causes suspicion amongst the villagers—but as they begin killing each other for no apparent reason, that suspicion turns to panic.... Read more

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 -
12:00am to 9:00pm
FilmScene

The Idol is the second film of the Bijou Horizons Passport Series, in which students who have attended five films in the series (with the option of one makeup film) are eligible to enter a raffle... Read more

Thursday, October 6, 2016 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
+9 more dates
101 BCSB

We all know comedies make us laugh, but how does laughing help us deal with serious topics in history and contemporary society?

This course examines the role of humor in films that deal... Read more

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 11:00pm to Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 2:00am
FilmScene

When Big Ronnie and his son Brayden meet lone female tourist Janet on Big Ronnie's Disco Walking Tour—the best and only disco walking tour in the city—a fight for Janet's heart erupts between... Read more

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 -
12:00am to 9:00pm
FilmScene

Bijou Film Forum presents screenings and discussions of acclaimed and provocative films that seek to engage community members and UI students across all disciplines and fields of study through the... Read more

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:20pm
Adler Journalism and Mass Communication Building

Shenaz Patel presents:

Lonbraz Kann
(dir. David Constantin; Belgium, 2014) [88 min] 

IWP Fall Resident Mortada Gzar will also be presenting short films he directed.

 ... Read more

Friday, October 14, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Shambaugh House

IWP Fall Residents Amanah Mustafi (Singapore) and Wasi Ahmed (Bangladesh) will read from their works. Refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.

Amanah Mustafi... Read more

Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 11:00pm to Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 2:00am
FilmScene

An Indian family in London tries to raise their soccer-playing daughter in a traditional way and is eventually forced to make a choice between tradition and her beloved sport. They must decide... Read more

Monday, October 17, 2016 - 7:00pm
Englert Theatre

Starving the Beast: The Battle to Disrupt and Reform America’s Public Universities examines the ongoing power struggle on college campuses and in state legislatures across the nation as political... Read more

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 -
12:00am to 9:00pm
FilmScene

Ixcanul is the third film of the Bijou Horizons Passport Series, in which students who have attended five films in the series (with the option of one makeup film) are eligible to enter a raffle to... Read more

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:20pm
Adler Journalism and Mass Communication Building

Stephanos Stephanides presents:

Poets in No Man's Land

(dir. Stephanos Stephanides & Stephen Nugent; Cyprus; 2012) [22 mins]

Mariano Teconi Blanco presents:

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Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 11:00pm to Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 2:00am
FilmScene

Free admissions and popcorn for UI students—with valid ID—plus a special prize giveaway!

It arrives. Bijou After Hours presents:

Super 8 (2011)

In the summer of 1979, a group... Read more

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 -
12:00am to 9:00pm
FilmScene

Bijou Film Forum presents screenings and discussions of acclaimed and provocative films that seek to engage community members and UI students across all disciplines and fields of study through the... Read more

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:20pm
Adler Journalism and Mass Communication Building

Khaled Alkhamissi presents:

Citizen, Detective, Thief

(dir. Daoud Abdel Sayed; Egypt; 2001) [135 min] 

Khaled Alkhamissi (Egypt) is the founder and president of the Quena... Read more

Friday, October 28, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Iowa City Public Library

All of our International Writing Program Fall Residents will share impressions of their time in the United States during this perennial IWP favorite.

Join us for this panel discussion at... Read more

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