Chauncey Sat, Jun 5
Series Info
Series:FilmScene in the Park
Film Info
Runtime:102 minutes
Director:Victor Fleming
Year Released:1939
Production Country:USA


Presented in partnership with the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department

Inaugural year design, engineering and construction support from RDG Planning & Design, Raker Rhodes Engineering and McComas Lacina Construction

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.

"The central themes of illusions, dreams and going on extraordinary adventures are enduring." —Little White Lies

 "In truth, any opportunity to see the film on the big screen is welcome." —Entertainment Weekly

"Any reason to show your children The Wizard of Oz on the big screen seems like a good one." —Newsday

When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy (Judy Garland) and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. They follow the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the Wizard, and along the way they meet a Scarecrow that needs a brain, a Tin Man missing a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who wants courage.

Admission is free and open to the public. Seating will be first-come-first-served for all FilmScene in the Park screenings, with movies beginning at sunset. Healthy and safety protocols will be in place including social distancing aided by painted markers on the lawn. The city-wide mask mandate will be enforced when moviegoers are not eating or drinking. FilmScene's indoor restrooms will be available for use, and concessions will be available for purchase at all FilmScene in the Park screenings.