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Contact: Bob Palmer, (563) 873-3491 ext 202
January 9, 10, 11 The Predators –This film explores the relationship between predator and prey with understanding.It contains the most exciting and the most beautiful sequences ever films of these creatures. There is no cruelty, no sentimentality.They are shown, not as fearsome enemies of humans, but as vital parts of a balanced ecosystem as they are seen doing what nature intended for them to do –killing to eat. An extra special display for this and next weekend will be Emma Big Bear baskets by Reverend Terry Landsgarrd
January 16, 17, 18 The Wrath of God –Volcanoes –From the dawn of time to the epic sweep of the twenty first century, from the great conflicts to the inventions that changed the world, this film captures the glory, tragedy, and drama of mankind during the time of volcanoes.An extra special display for this weekend will be Emma Big Bear baskets by Reverend Terry Landsgarrd
January 23, 24, 25 Bears in Our National Parks –In this fascinating program, learn about one of the most feared and respected members of the animal kingdom –Bears! See a side of these magnificent animals that few rarely see –a bear ripping apart a log, cubs playfully exploring the treetops, a grizzly bear tracking his prey. From the Black Bears of the Great Smoky Mountains, Sequoia and Yosemite, to the Grizzlies of Yellowstone and Glacier, America's national parks contain the last safe havens of bear habitat in the lower 48 states. Art by local artist Suzy Tegge
January 30, 31, February 1 - Colorado's Narrow Gauge Railroads – Ride the rails to yesteryear and experience the sights and sounds of Colorado's narrow gauge railroads, including trips on four famous lines and a visit to the Colorado Railroad Museum.Learn of Colorado's colorful railroading past with these rail lines served thriving mining communities. All of this along with the spectacular scenery of the San Juan Mountains. Art by local artist Suzy Tegge
For more information on the film festival and other upcoming events, visit us online at www.nps.gov/efmo or call the visitor center at (563) 873-3491 ext. 202.Effigy Mounds National Monument's Visitor Center is located three miles north of Marquette, Iowa and 22 miles south of Waukon, Iowa on HWY 76.Admission to the festival is free.