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 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

Deliverance, Finders Keepers, The Duke of Burgundy (with Brianna Sulzener and Spencer Williams)

It’s Friday, October 9, and in this week’s show, we’ll be discussing three films that are currently playing – or about to open – at FilmScene.  Our line-up includes Deliverance, wh...

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From the Blog


Deliverance, John Boorman’s 1972 survival film, is a tense, disturbing tale of survival. Four businessmen travel down South for some recreation, but end up trapped in the woods bes...

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