Vision Maker Film Festival: March 11-13, 2016

Vision Maker Film Festival: March 11-13, 2016

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Mark your calendar for the Sixth Biennial Vision Maker Film Festival, March 11-13, 2016, in Lincoln, Nebraska. The festival will showcase works by Native filmmakers. More than a dozen guest speakers involved with the showcased films also will attend.

Pricing:

All Access Festival Pass - Only $25 - A great deal! (That's less than $1.50 per film!)
Passes and tickets for individual films available at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.

Individual films - ticket prices available via Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.

Reception & World Premiere:

March 11 Lincoln - A reception at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Van Brunt Visitors Center (313 N. 13th St.) kicks off the three-day event. Hors d'oeuvres will be provided prior to the highly anticipated world premiere at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center of Medicine Woman, a new one-hour PBS documentary produced by and about women that features historic and contemporary profiles of female healers, starting with Susan La Flesche Picotte (1865-1915) of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska. Following the screening will be Q&As with the filmmakers.

Festival Schedule:

Friday, March 11

5:30 – 6:30: Reception and presentation of the Frank Blythe Award for Media Excellence to Peggy Berryhill (Muscogee)

7 p.m. Medicine Woman (World Premiere) followed by Q&A - Producers: Christine Lesiak & Princella RedCorn (Omaha); Speakers: Lori Arviso Alvord, M.D. (Navajo) & Wehnona Stabler (Omaha)

9 p.m. Mankiller (Sneak Peek)

Saturday, March 12

12 p.m. (noon) Little Big Shorts (schedule subject to change)

2 p.m. What Was Ours - Followed by Q&A - Producer: Mat Hames; On-screen Talent: Jordan Dresser (Arapaho/Shoshone)

4 p.m. Navajo Math Circles - Followed by Q&A - Producer: George Csicsery

7 p.m. MEKKO - * This film is recommended for mature audiences and contains scenes that some viewers may find disturbing.

8:30 p.m. Q&A: (Invited) Actor Zahn McClarnon (Hunkpapa Lakota)

9 p.m. The Last Saint  - * This film is recommended for mature audiences and contains scenes that some viewers may find disturbing.

Sunday, March 13

2 p.m. Missing Threads

5 p.m. Trudell - Presenter: LaNada War Jack (Shoshone)

7 p.m. Chasing the Light - Followed by Q&A - Director/Producer: Blackhorse Lowe (Navajo)

Monday, March 14 to Thursday, March 17: MEKKO

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