Stop Making Sense
Why stop making sense? Why a movie? Why a big suit? Where do the odd movements come from? What will the band do next?
Enjoy prestige new releases, the best of art house & international, curated repertory series and classics, upscale genre and late-night movies, and kids and family series!
Upcoming Special Events
From Q&A’s to partnership events, don’t miss these one-night-only celebrations of cinema
Science on Screen
An initiative of the Coolidge Corner Theatre, with major support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
Capital City Pride and Des Moines Film are proud to present a series of films celebrating pride in the LGBTQ+ community and to provide a welcoming space at Varsity Cinema.
National Theatre Live
Presented with Des Moines Playhouse, National Theatre Live brings the best of British theatre to the cinema screen.