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8:30 am
Tue March 5, 2013

Year of the Living Dead

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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…

  

  

  

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Arts
8:30 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Heartland

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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…

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Arts
8:30 am
Fri March 1, 2013

Informant

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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…

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Arts
1:13 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

Honor Flight

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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…

  

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Arts
6:06 am
Wed February 27, 2013

La Source

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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…

  

  

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8:30 am
Tue February 26, 2013

Becoming Fools

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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…

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Arts
8:30 am
Mon February 25, 2013

Pad Yatra: A Green Odyssey

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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...

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Arts
8:15 am
Mon November 19, 2012

Omaha's Alexander Payne the subject of a new book by a local author

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.

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Arts
5:06 am
Wed October 17, 2012

Local Filmmakers Shine in Showcase

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

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Arts
6:27 am
Sat March 3, 2012

The Girls in the Band

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…

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