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Scene 1 Sun, Dec 10, 2017 9:30 AM
Scene 1 Sun, Dec 10, 2017 11:30 AM
Scene 1 Sun, Dec 9, 2018 9:30 AM
Series Info
Series:Special Event
Film Info
Year Released:2018


"I love the smell of fried chicken."Giancarlo Esposito

Our annual food & film fundraiser! Thank you to our marquee restaurant sponsors Pullman, Deluxe Bakery and Trumpet Blossom Cafe.

Sunday, December 9
9:30 - Coffee and cocktails begin
10:00-Noon - Food, served, awards and silent film screenings

Tickets: Screen Legend / Leading Role: FREE
Supporting Role: $15 / Ensemble Cast: $25 General Public:
$35 Special member pricing

Vegetarian? Looking to bring a group? Contact Emily at

The Eye Opener—a delicious fundraising brunch for FilmScene, Iowa City's nonprofit cinema—is back with more mouth-watering food and film. Plus, between meals we'll hand out our annual awards and open up a silent auction with unique bidding opportunities! There's no easier way to support us than our annual food and film fundraiser—open wide!

~ Eat on Your Feet ~
A Southern-inspired, Midwestern stand-up brunch
Fried Chicken from Pullman
Waffles from Deluxe Bakery
Vegetarian fare from Trumpet Blossom Cafe.
Sides and Fruit
Includes Bloody Marys & Mimosas

Vegetarian? Looking to bring a group? Contact Emily at

Buy your tickets now for our fifth-annual brunch celebration of our year in cinema with delicious food from our restaurant supporters, a short awards ceremony honoring some of our biggest supporters from 2018 and a hand-picked surprise short film selected by programming director Rebecca Fons!

~ On Site and Online Auction ~
Items big and small including

• Your only opportunity this year for a private Rooftop Party
• A getaway to a lakefront luxury vacation home, 7 bedrooms, sleeps up to 30.
• A 7-course farm-to-table dinner for two
• A FilmScene Birthday party for young or old
• A day with quilting legend Marianne Fons
• A growler of 2015 Goose Island Bourbon County Stout
• A private Chauncey tour with a rooftop champagne toast
• A Women's March movie-themed dinner
• much more!