Communication Studies and the student Film Appreciation Society invite the public to "The Film Lounge" watch party. "The Film Lounge" is a television series co-produced by IPTV with Produce Iowa and the Iowa Arts Council, both divisions of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. The series showcases short, independent films by Iowa artists. The watch parties offer a sneak peek at the new season and opportunities to meet some of the filmmakers. Jeff Byrd, art, andTarrell Christie, digital media student, will have films featured at the event.