Posted by: Kirsten | Friday, 28 December 2007

Effigy Mounds Winter Film Festival

With all eyes on Iowa these days, I thought I’d share what’s going on in one of the state’s NPS units — Effigy Mounds National Monument.

45th Annual Winter Film Festival  — January 5 – March 31

Each week, films on a variety of local and national topics will shown in the Effigy Mounds visitor center. Movies will be shown on Saturdays and Sundays at 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., noon, 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m., and on Mondays at 1:00 p.m. These programs are free to the public. 

Jan 5th-7th: Marty Stouffer’s Wild America – Amazing Legends
Exhibit – Furbearers of the Upper Mississippi

Jan 12th-14th: Land of the Eagle – Great Encounter
Display – Photography of Ethan Coté, Waukon, IA

Jan 19th-21st: Ancient Indian Cultures of Northern Arizona
Art – Bluff View Intermediate School (6-8th), Prairie du Chien, WI, Art Instructor – Lisa Lewke

Jan 26th-28th: Colorado’s Narrow Gauge Railroad
Art – MFL/MarMac Community Schools, Monona, IA, Art Instructor – Ila Benzing

Feb 2nd-4th: Marty Stouffer’s Wild America – Wild Wings
Display – Quilts and Snowmen of Joyce Bakke, Waukon, IA

Feb 9th-11th: Land of the Eagle- Confronting the Wilderness
Art – Prairie Catholic Schools, Prairie du Chien, WI, Art Instructor – Colleen Welter

Feb 16th-18th: Shenandoah Valley of the Virginias
Display –Birds of the Upper Midwest, Upper Mississippi Wildlife & Fish Refuge, McGregor, Iowa

Feb 23rd-25th: Journey into the Great Unknown – 1hr. 20 min
***Special show times at 10:00, 11:30, 1:00, and 2:30 on Saturday and Sunday
Display – Paintings of Dolores Buchheit, West Union, IA

March 1st-3rd: Marty Stouffer’s Wild America – Our Favorite Animals
Art – Clayton Ridge High School, Guttenberg, IA, Art Instructor – Ruth Deutmeyer

March 8th-10th:Land of the Eagle- Conquering the Swamps
Art – Allamakee Community Schools, Waukon, IA, Art Instructor – Julie Alden

March 15th-17th: Secrets of Lost Empires – Inca
Display – Fiber Art of Jean Murray, Decorah, IA

March 22nd-24th: John James Audubon
Display – Heritage Photo Contest Winners, Silos and Smokestacks NHA

March 29th-31st: Finale – Marty Stouffer’s Wild America – Wacky Babies
Display – Selected Photos from the Effigy Mounds National Monument Collection

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