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2020 LOCAL FILMMAKERS SHOWCASE
Virtual Screening Room Fri, Nov 13 - Fri, Dec 4
Brought to you by our friends at Film Streams in Omaha - and free to enjoy - this program of short films celebrates the creativity and talent from filmmakers from Iowa and Nebraska.
ATOMIC CAFE
Virtual Screening Room Sat, Oct 10 7:00 PM - Sat, Oct 17 7:26 PM
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.
BORN TO BE
Virtual Screening Room Wed, Nov 18 - Fri, Dec 11
With extraordinary access, Born To Be takes an intimate look at how one doctor's work at the groundbreaking Mount Sinai Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery impacts the lives of his patients as well as how his work as a pioneering gender-affirming surgeon has led to his own transformation.
CARMILLA
Virtual Screening Room Sat, Nov 7 - Sat, Nov 14
Lara is a 15 year old living in isolation, struggling to find an outlet for her burgeoning sexuality. When a carraige crash brings a young girl into her home to recuperate, the two strike up a passionate relationship.
CODED BIAS
Virtual Screening Room Wed, Nov 18 - Fri, Dec 11
An exploration of the fallout of MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini's startling discovert of racial bias in facial recognition algorithms.
COLLECTIVE
Virtual Screening Room Fri, Nov 20 - Fri, Dec 11
A crack team of investigators at the Romanian newspaper Sports Gazette uncovers a vast health-care fraud that enriched moguls and politicians and led to the death of innocent citizens.
EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT
Virtual Screening Room Sat, Nov 14 - Sat, Nov 21
The story of the relationship between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and the last survivor of his people, and two scientists who work together over forty years to seach the Amazon for a sacred plant.
FANTASTIC FUNGI
Virtual Screening Room Wed, Nov 11 - Fri, Nov 27
A descriptive time-lapse journey about the magical, mysterious and medicinal world of fungi and their powers to heal, sustain and contribute to the regeneration of life on Earth that began 3.5 billion years ago.
FRIDAYS WITH FRED: CITY HALL
Virtual Screening Room Fri, Nov 13 - Fri, Dec 4
Join us every Friday for a new Frederick Wiseman documentary! City Hall examines the rich history of Boston City Hall.
FRIDAYS WITH FRED: HOSPITAL
Virtual Screening Room Fri, Nov 6 - Fri, Nov 27
Join us every Friday for a new Frederick Wiseman documentary! Hospital shows the daily activities of a large urban hospital with the emphasis on the emergency ward and outpatient clinics.
GANJA AND HESS
Virtual Screening Room Sat, Oct 31 7:00 PM - Sat, Nov 7 6:00 PM
Antropologist Hess Green becomes a vampire after his assistant stabs him with an ancient cursed dagger.
IN FABRIC
Virtual Screening Room Sat, Oct 17 7:00 PM - Sat, Oct 24 6:58 PM
In Fabric is a haunting ghost story set against the backdrop of a busy winter sales period in a department store and follows the life of a cursed dress as it passes from person to person, with devastating consequences.
MAKING WAVES: THE ART OF CINEMATIC SOUND
Chauncey -Theater 1 Tue, May 26 7:00 PM
An exploration of the history and emotional power of cinema sound, as revealed by legendary sound designers and visionary directors, via interviews, clips from movies, and a look at their actual process of creation and discovery. Presented as part of Science on Screen at FilmScene.
MAKING WAVES: THE ART OF CINEMATIC SOUND
Virtual Screening Room Wed, Oct 21
An exploration of the history and emotional power of cinema sound, as revealed by legendary sound designers and visionary directors, via interviews, clips from movies, and a look at their actual process of creation and discovery. Presented as part of Science on Screen at FilmScene.
METROPOLIS
Virtual Screening Room Wed, Oct 21
Fritz Lang's science fiction masterpiece is one of the most celebrated movies in cinema history! Stick around after the film for a virtual conversation with the National Czech and Slovak Museum & Library!
OLIVER SACKS: HIS OWN LIFE
Virtual Screening Room Fri, Nov 20 - Fri, Dec 11
The life and career of the renowned neurologist and author, Dr. Oliver Sacks.
ONCE UPON A RIVER
Virtual Screening Room Fri, Oct 2
Margo Crane's odyssey on the Stark River introduces her to a world filled with wonders and dangers. Post-screening conversation with director Haroula Rose and special guests!
QUEEN OF HEARTS: AUDREY FLACK
Virtual Screening Room Fri, Nov 13 - Fri, Dec 4
An intimate look at the life of the abstract and photorealist artist Audrey Flack.
SCREENDANCE
Virtual Screening Room Fri, Oct 16
This yearly celebration of dance and movement is offered FREE, virtually, by the Iowa Dance Festival!
TANGERINE
Virtual Screening Room Fri, Oct 2 12:00 PM - Fri, Oct 9 11:59 PM
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.
TANGERINE
Virtual Screening Room Tue, Oct 6 12:00 PM - Sun, Oct 11 12:28 PM
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.
THE DONUT KING
Virtual Screening Room Fri, Nov 6
Cambodian refugee Ted Ngoy built a multi-million dollar empire by baking America's favorite pastry: the donut.
THE DONUT KING
Virtual Screening Room Fri, Nov 13 - Tue, Dec 1
Cambodian refugee Ted Ngoy built a multi-million dollar empire by baking America's favorite pastry: the donut.
THE FATE OF LEE KHAN
Virtual Screening Room Sat, Oct 3 12:00 PM - Sat, Oct 10 11:59 PM
Lee Khan, a high official under Mongolian Emperor Yuan of the Yuan Dynasty, procures the battle map of the Chinese rebel Chu Yuan-Chang's army. Rebel spies, aided by treachery within Khan's ranks, strive to corner him in an inn.
THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
Virtual Screening Room Fri, Nov 20 - Fri, Dec 11
Determined to become the leader of the Dominion of Canada, a young Makenzie King rises to power.

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