Our Programs

Bijou After Hours

Bijou After Hours is a late-night film series of recent releases, genre favorites, and cult classics that runs every Saturday night through the academic semester.

Bijou Film Forum

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 art of film.

Bijou Horizons

Bijou Horizons is a world cinema series that brings awareness to diverse cultures through film. UI students who see all five shows in a semester will be eligible to win a study abroad scholarship.

Bijou Open Screen

This monthly open screen night is meant to gather both UI students and community members in sharing the strange and fun things they produce, love, and obsess over.

The Bijou Film Board is a non-profit, student-run organization dedicated to the exhibition of American independent, foreign and classic cinema. Established in 1972, the Bijou has built a reputation as one of the preeminent student-run cinemas in the nation and has since partnered with FilmScene to assist with the programming and operation of the downtown cinema.

From the Blog

Turbo Kid

TURBO KID is exactly the kind of movie you think it is. It is a joyous love letter to the post-apocalyptic movies of the 1980s - down to its acid rain-soaked setting, the futuristi...

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From the Blog

The Diary of a Teenage Girl

In The Diary of a Teenage Girl, the first thing you hear is a voiceover of fifteen-year old Minnie Goetz. Minnie, played by Bel Powley, has an open, sweet face with incredibly expr...

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