Chauncey -Theater 1 Fri, Apr 26 7:00 PM
Series Info
Series:Special Event
Film Info
Runtime:120 minutes


Join us at FilmScene and Bijou's bi-annual invitation to student filmmakers to share their work on the big screen!

Tickets for this event are FREE* and open to the public!

In partnership with ICDOCS

Join us in the lobby for an afterparty!

The Open Screen Film Festival is a showcase of short films made by students and community members of the Iowa City area. Filmmakers can submit short films under 10 minutes in any genre, from experimental to documentary to music video. Join Bijou to celebrate the filmmaking that occurs right in your backyard in Iowa City! The top 3 favorite films of the night will go home with prizes, and this year one filmmaker will receive the inaugural prize for Best Experimental or Nonfiction Film, sponsored and chosen by ICDOCS. Audience members will have the chance to vote for one film to receive the Audience Award. Come celebrate Iowa City film with Bijou and ICDOCS!

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the FilmScene Box Office in advance at (319) 358-2555 or

*Empty seats will be filled 15 minutes prior to showtime. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to ensure your seat. Your ticket is ticket is not a guarantee of adimittance after this time.