Special Events

Lost Films Poster Art Show returns

We are very excited to announce our Lost Films Poster Art Show is back for a 2nd year!   If you missed last year's event, we asked local designers to create movie posters for real films which were never completed, some abandoned during production, some written but never filmed, others little more than ideas...

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The Rogue One Shuttle Transport

[video width="1280" height="720" mp4="http://desmoinesfilm.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/AKVkR_xt7JuGTduRGY7B.mp4"][/video] Join the DES MOINES FILM SOCIETY as we take a Transport Shuttle (chartered bus) to the Death Star Themed Alamo Drafthouse in Omaha for a screening of ROGUE ONE on Saturday, Dec. 17.   Last year's Tarantino Express bus trip to Chicago was a big success, selling out in under 48 hours. So get your tickets early. Tickets go on-sale to the general public at 10am on Nov. 11.   BUY TICKETS   The Transport will blast off...

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The Birth of a Nation: Special Advance Screening

The Birth of a Nation Special Advance Screening w/ Co-Producer Ben Renzo Friday, Sept. 30 7pm Fleur Cinema   Des Moines Film Society is proud to host a special, advance screening of THE BIRTH OF A NATION, winner of both the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. A discussion with Co-Producer Ben Renzo will follow the screening.   Set against the antebellum South, THE BIRTH OF A NATION follows Nat Turner (Nate Parker), a literate slave and...

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