51st Annual Effigy Mounds Winter Film Festival
Saturday & Sunday - 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM, 2:00PM, 3:00 PM Monday - 1:00 PM
January 4, 5, 6 How the Earth Was Made: Yellowstone Viewers are taken to Yellowstone National Park to show some of the early dangerous geological features including a hidden super-volcano which is overdue for a massive eruption. In the past 16.5 million years the volcano has mysteriously moved hundreds of miles to its present location. Photographs of Yellowstone by Jessica Salesman.
January 11, 12, 13 The Superliner This film includes the Queen Mary,the Queen Elizabeth 2 and the Normandie, ocean liners in which people crossed the Atlantic in luxury and war. Display by Lacey McCormick, local artist.
January 18, 19, 20 The Mighty Mississippi From Clarksville, Mississippi to Trenton, Tennessee, this tour takes you from the music of Memphis to the Mason Temple, where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. made his last public speech and the Lorraine Motel, where he was assassinated. Art by MFL/MarMac.
January 25, 26, 27 Untamed America: Mountains The story of the world outside the concrete jungles. It scales the mountains from the furthest point north to the most southern point. Display by Suzy Tegge, local artist.
February 1, 2, 3 Winter on the Alaska Railroad A view of Alaska Railroading carries you along the rails in the dead of winter, when temperatures are minus 30 to 50 degrees Fahrenheit and only five hours of daylight. Display by Suzy Teggle, local artist
February 8, 9, 10 Civil War Journal: Jefferson Davis He was a war hero, senior senator and one of the best Secretaries of War in American History. Secession turned this Washington insider into the leader of the fight against the government he had so ably served. Display by Albert LeBeau (Jefferson Davis Saw Mill)
February 15, 16, 17 Untamed America: Coasts A fresh look at life, death, familiar creatures and scientific revelations of coasts from the North to the South Pole. Display by Patsy King local artist. Also, photographs by Jessica Salesman, Jeanette Muller and Albert LeBeau, Effigy Mounds.
February 22, 23, 24 The Ioway 2 When the Ioway were removed to a reservation in Kansas, broken treaties and attempts to diminish their culture led to the establishment of a second Ioway Tribe and their own "trail of tears." Art by WatervilleElementary School.
March 1, 2, 3 How the Earth Was Made: Great Lakes As the lakes settle to their current levels, geologists delve deep in search for clues of their formation, discovering that the Great Lakes' evolutions are far from over. Art by Allamakee Community School, Waukon.
March 8, 9, 10 The Ioway 3 As two separate nations, the Ioway entered the 20th century amid American Indian policies aimed at Native American assimilation. Successful land claims in the 1970s propelled both tribes toward greater self-determination and a revival of time-honored Native traditions. Silos and Smokestacks photography contest.
March 15, 16, 17 Untamed America: Forests Great forests of the Americas from the tropics to the North. Silos and Smokestacks photography contest. also display (Indian Land Claims Commission and Adaptations to a New World) by Albert LeBeau, Effigy Mounds.
March 22, 23, 24 Wild America: Deadly Beauty A rolling thunder roars down a mountain as a massive blanket of snow obliterates everything in its path. Never before has the true fury and power of the mighty avalanche been captured on film. Photo contest winners from Silos and Smokestacks.
March 29, 30, 31 Wild America: Fantastic Follies Catch the comical consequences of weird, wacky wildlife caught up in close-calls and unbelievable incidents. Display by Albert LeBeau (lighter side of Archeology)
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