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.

Bijou Mondays at FilmScene

Free films for University of Iowa students for screenings at 8PM or later at FilmScene.

(valid with student ID and limited tickets available).

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 cinema organizations in the nation and is now partnered with FilmScene to assist with the programming and operation of the downtown cinema.

From the Blog


In James Schamus’s directorial debut Indignation, the mounting tension is so incremental one might startle themselves by gasping for air when the credits roll. Adapted from Philip ...

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From the Blog

Crimson Peak, Pokemon: Mewtwo Strikes Back, and Louder Than Bombs (with Girindra Selleck)

It’s Friday, May 6th, 2016 and in this week’s final show of the school year, we’ll be discussing three films that are soon to play at FilmScene. Our line-up includes the gothic rom...

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