Winter Film Festival Features Popular Movies Filmed At National Park Across America

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Date: December 24, 2015

And now, for the feature presentation! Join us for the Centennial Film Festival each weekend in January and February of 2016, at 2:00 p.m., in the Homestead National Monument of America Education Center. This year will feature popular movies filmed at National Park Service sites across America.

The premiere of the film festival will showcase Grand Canyon Adventures, "a documentary about a 15-day river-rafting trip on the Colorado River aimed at highlighting water conservation issues." This film will screen Saturday January 2 and Sunday January 3, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in the Education Center at Homestead National Monument of America.

"This fun series of films is part of Homestead's Centennial Celebration. We look forward to sharing these films with all of you," stated Superintendent Mark Engler.

Film Festival Schedule:
2:00 p.m.January 2 &3      Grand Canyon Adventures
2:00 p.m.
January 9 &10       Dances With Wolves
2:00 p.m.January 16 &17     Far and Away
2:00 p.m.January 23 &24     Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
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. The park buildings will be closed on November 26, December 24 at 1 p.m. through December 25 (reopen on December 26 at 9 a.m.) andJanuary 1, but the trails will be open from dawn to dusk. Admission is free of charge. For additional information, please call 402-223-3514 or visit


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Last updated: December 26, 2015

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