Centennial Film Festival Continues with Grapes of Wrath at Homestead National Monument of America

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Date: January 21, 2016

Join us Saturday and Sunday, January 30 and 31, 2016 at 2 p.m.for the next installment of the Centennial Film Festival at Homestead National Monument of America's Education Center.  This year the festival is featuring popular movies filmed at National Park Service sites across America.

January 30 and 31 the festival will showcase Grapes of Wrath, "a poor Midwest family is forced off of their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression."

"Based on the classic 1939 story by John Steinbeck, part of this movie was filmed in Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona. We are happy to share this film with you as part of our Homestead Centennial Celebration," stated Superintendent Mark Engler.

Film Festival Schedule (weekends through February): 
2:00 p.m.January 30 &31   Grapes of Wrath
2:00 p.m.February 6 &7        Butch Cassidy &the Sundance Kid
2:00 p.m.February 13 &14    Escape from Alcatraz
2:00 p.m.February 20 &21    Taps
2:00 p.m.February 27&28     Shane

Remember, Homestead National Monument of America has an exciting schedule of events planned for 2016. Keep up with the latest information by following us on Twitter (HomesteadNM), Facebook (HomesteadNM), and Instagram (HomesteadNPS).

Homestead National Monument of America is a unit of the National Park Service located four miles west of Beatrice, Nebraska and 45 miles south of Lincoln. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Saturdayand Sunday.  Admission is free of charge. For additional information, please call 402-223-3514 or visit https://www.nps.gov/home/.


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Last updated: January 22, 2016

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