Les Misérables film (France, 1958) with talkback with Anna Barker and Ben Delgado

FilmScene Theatre 1 404 E College St, Iowa City, IA

Peasant Jean Valjean (Jean Gabin) suffered through decades in French prison for stealing a loaf of bread, but once released, life doesn't automatically become easier. Not only does the community shun him as an ex-convict, but a policeman named Javert (Bernard Blier) refuses to believe he's a good man. Wherever Valjean goes, Javert follows, intent


Werner Herzog

Englert Theatre 221 E. Washington St., Iowa City, IA

Legendary film director Werner Herzog will receive FilmScene’s Cinema Savant award and appear in conversation to discuss his life in film and read from his soon-to-be-released autobiography, Every Man for Himself and God Against All: A Memoir. Presented in collaboration with Prairie Lights Bookstore, Iowa City Book Festival, Infinite Dream Festival, and The Englert Theatre.

Free Flicks: Rabbitson Crusoe and Rabbit of Seville

FilmScene at The Chauncey 404 E College St, Iowa City, IA

FilmsScene presents free screenings of classic Looney Tunes shorts, Rabbitson Crusoe and Rabbit of Seville. The films run on a loop all morning.