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ATOMIC CAFE
Virtual Screening Room Sat, Oct 10, 2020 7:00 PM - Sat, Oct 17, 2020 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.
BETTER DAYS
Virtual Screening Room Tue, Mar 23
A bullied teenage girl forms an unlikely friendship with a mysterious young man who protects her from her assailants, all while she copes with the pressures of her final exams.
BORN TO BE
Virtual Screening Room Wed, Nov 18, 2020 - Fri, Dec 11, 2020
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, 2020 - Sat, Nov 14, 2020
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.
EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT
Virtual Screening Room Sat, Nov 14, 2020 - Sat, Nov 21, 2020
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.
FORCE MAJEURE
Virtual Screening Room Sat, Feb 6 12:00 PM - Sat, Feb 13 12:00 PM
A man's selfish reaction to the danger posed by an avalanche causes cracks in his marriage and realtionships with his children.
GANJA AND HESS
Virtual Screening Room Sat, Oct 31, 2020 7:00 PM - Sat, Nov 7, 2020 6:00 PM
Antropologist Hess Green becomes a vampire after his assistant stabs him with an ancient cursed dagger.
HOLY TRINITY
Virtual Screening Room Fri, Dec 18, 2020 - Fri, Jan 22
A queer girl named Trinity huffs the content of a magic aerosol can and develops the ability to talk to the dead.
HOPE
Virtual Screening Room Fri, Apr 16
Anja and her family are thrown into a crash course in mutual trust and common struggle after she receives a life-changing diagnosis.
IN FABRIC
Virtual Screening Room Sat, Oct 17, 2020 7:00 PM - Sat, Oct 24, 2020 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.
INVISIBLE SPACES AND LETHE
Virtual Screening Room Fri, Apr 2 7:00 PM
Bijou presents two shorts by Georgian filmmaker Dea Kulumbegashvili with a discussion to follow.
JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE
Virtual Screening Room Fri, Jan 15 - Sun, Feb 7
A portrait of John Lewis' 60-plus years of social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health care reform, and immigration. FREE January 15 - 30, courtesy Beloved Community Initiative!
MAKING WAVES: THE ART OF CINEMATIC SOUND
Chauncey -Theater 1 Tue, May 26, 2020 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, 2020
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.
MEEK'S CUTOFF
Virtual Screening Room Sat, Mar 6 7:00 PM - Fri, Mar 12 11:44 AM
Three families traveling on the Oregon Trail are led astray by their unreliable guide, a man named Stephen Meek.
METROPOLIS
Virtual Screening Room Wed, Oct 21, 2020
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!
MOANA WITH SOUND
Virtual Screening Room Sat, Feb 13 7:00 PM - Sat, Feb 20 6:25 PM
A restoration of Robert Flaherty's follow up to the groundbreaking docu-drama Nanook of the North
MR SOUL!
Virtual Screening Room Thu, Feb 18
Before Oprah, before Arsenio, there was Mr. SOUL. Presented FREE February 18 through 21!
ONCE UPON A RIVER
Virtual Screening Room Fri, Oct 2, 2020
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!
ONE MAN DIES A MILLION TIMES
Virtual Screening Room Fri, Mar 5
A true story, set in the future. About seeds and genetic diversity, about growth and decay, and love and war, about hunger or all kinds.
OUR RIGHT TO GAZE: BLACK FILM IDENTITIES
Virtual Screening Room Fri, Feb 12 - Fri, Mar 12
In this collection of six shorts, filmmakers gaze at themselves and their world, attempting to make sense of what they see reflected back.
PUSHING DEAD
Virtual Screening Room Sat, Dec 5, 2020 7:00 PM - Sat, Dec 12, 2020 7:50 PM
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.
RUTH - JUSTICE GINSBERG IN HER OWN WORDS
Virtual Screening Room Fri, Feb 12
A portrait of the "notorious" Ruth Bader Ginsberg's public and private path to revered Supreme Court Justice and icon for gender equality and women's rights.
SCREENDANCE
Virtual Screening Room Fri, Oct 16, 2020
This yearly celebration of dance and movement is offered FREE, virtually, by the Iowa Dance Festival!
SEXUAL ENCOUNTER GROUP
Virtual Screening Room Sun, Feb 14 7:00 PM - Sun, Feb 21 6:21 PM
Bijou screens Alex De Renzy's 1970 documentary about an encounter group for its annual Valentine's screening, paired with a discussion.
TANGERINE
Virtual Screening Room Fri, Oct 2, 2020 12:00 PM - Fri, Oct 9, 2020 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, 2020 12:00 PM - Sun, Oct 11, 2020 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 ALCHEMIST COOKBOOK
Virtual Screening Room Sat, Apr 17 12:00 PM - Sat, Apr 24 12:22 PM
An isolated man (Ty Hickson) lands in hot water when he accidentally summons a demon in the backwoods of Grand Rapids, Michigan.
THE CHAMBERMAID
Virtual Screening Room Sat, Mar 20 7:00 PM - Sat, Mar 27 7:42 PM
A young chambermaid working in one of Mexico City's most luxurious hotels enrolls in the hotel's adult education program to help improve her life.
THE FATE OF LEE KHAN
Virtual Screening Room Sat, Oct 3, 2020 12:00 PM - Sat, Oct 10, 2020 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 RACE TO SAVE THE WORLD
Virtual Screening Room Fri, Apr 23
An inspiring call to action and an intimate portrait of activists - age 15 to 72 - as they put themselves on the line to fight climate change.
WHEN HITLER STOLE PINK RABBIT
Virtual Screening Room Fri, May 21
The story of a Jewish family's escape from 1933 Berlin to Europe in this adaptation of Judith Kerr's beloved book.