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Year of the Living Dead

Mar 5, 2013

Today we wrap up our look at the documentaries being shown at the Omaha Film Festival.  Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee has the story on Year of the Living Dead…

  

  

  

Heartland

Mar 4, 2013

  

Our look at the documentaries in the Omaha Film Festival continues today. "Heartland" looks at how people put their lives back together after everything they own is destroyed by a powerful tornado.  Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee has more…

Informant

Mar 1, 2013

Why would someone make the transition from radical leftist activist to FBI informant?  That’s the focus of Jamie Meltzer’s film Informant.  With the story, here’s Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee…

Honor Flight

Feb 28, 2013

Our look at the documentaries in this year’s Omaha Film Festival continues. Dan Hayes was a video producer in Washington DC when he got the idea for his documentary, Honor Flight.  Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee has more…

  

La Source

Feb 27, 2013

Patrick Shen and Brandon Vedder’s film, La Source, is about a Princeton custodian, originally from Haiti, who seeks to bring clean water to his village back home. It’s one of the documentaries that’ll play at the Omaha Film Festival. Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee has the details…

  

  

Becoming Fools

Feb 26, 2013

The Omaha Film Festival kicks off next Wednesday at the Regal Stadium 16.  Among the documentaries in this year’s Festival is one by filmmaker Scott Moore called “Becoming Fools.” Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee has more…

The Omaha Film Festival begins March 6th – Seven documentaries were selected for inclusion in the festival.  Today, Cheril Lee has the details on a documentary that focuses on the adventure story of 700 people...

As Alexander Payne returns to the state to film Nebraska, his next movie, a new book by Omaha author-journalist Leo Adam Biga provides a revealing look at the emergence and development of Omaha's favorite film director. Omaha Public Radio's Michael Lyon spoke with Biga about his new book.

Film Streams’ Local Filmmakers Showcase had a different set of judges this year.

The Girls in the Band

Mar 3, 2012

The 7th Annual Omaha Film Festival begins runs next Wednesday through Sunday at the Great Escape Cinema 16.  Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee has the story of the documentaries selected for the festival.  It’s called The Girls in the Band…

Give a Damn?

Mar 1, 2012

The 2012 Omaha Film Festival begins next Wednesday and runs five days at the Great Escape Cinema 16.  Dan Parris is one of the documentary filmmakers.  Parris will be in attendance for the screening of his film, Give a Damn.  With the story, here’s Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee...

The Great Escape Cinema 16 is the venue for the 2012 Omaha Film Festival.  The festival kicks off March 7th.  Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee joins us now with the details on one of the featured documentaries…

By Julia Willoughby Nason

The 7th annual Omaha Film Festival runs March 7th through the 11th.  All movies will be screened at the Great Escape Cinema 16.  Today, Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee introduces us to the documentary film Hard Times: Lost on Long Island…  

The Omaha Film Festival runs March 7th through the 11th at the Great Escape Cinema 16.  The Festival will screen several documentaries next week, including Ecstasy of Order: The Tetris Masters.  Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee introduces us to the filmmakers…

Omaha, NE – CUT! Costume and the Cinema is the new exhibit on view at the Durham Museum through April 29th.

Marketing & PR Director Shawna Forsberg says each of the 43 costumes was created by Cosprop Ltd of London. She says all of the costumes were worn in the movies by actors such as Johnny Depp, Amy Adams and Colin Farrell. Forsberg says the films represented in the exhibit cover five centuries of history.