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Wednesday, March 11 • 8:15pm - 9:55pm
Short Film Block #2 - Nebraska Documentaries

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Screening order:

Shakespeare with Noodles by David M. Weiss
Mother Kuskokwim by Tim Guthrie
The Doll Dilemma by Jacob Rosdail
We Come From the Same Place by Mike Machian
Keepers of the Past by Scott A. Rowe
Double Trouble by Sarah Tague
Of Poetry and Pigeons by Colleen Kenney
Project Ready by Jason Fischer
Work Their Best by Dana Altman

Short Film
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Work Their Best

USA - 10 minutes | Writer/Director: Dana Altman | Producer: David Scott | | http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4025562/ | | Work Their Best is a personal narrative about four hotel employees with special needs. They graduated from a program called Project SEARCH, a research-based, total immersion internship where the classroom is on-site. The employees have had a range of intellectual and developmental disabilities their whole lives. They work... Read More →
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The Doll Dilemma

USA - 10 minutes | Writer/Director: Jacob Rosdail | | http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3186066/ | | Jo Maeder left a life and career in New York City to take care of her aging mother in rural North Carolina. Now, years after her mother has passed, Jo feels trapped by the enormous doll collection that was left behind.
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Mother Kuskokwim

USA - 23 minutes | Director: Tim Guthrie | Screenwriter: Carol Zuegner | Producer: John O'Keefe | | http://cubackpack.org | http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4205656/ | https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mother-Kuskokwim/377809675732736 | http://vimeo.com/105459110 | | This is a film about southwestern Alaska and the native Yupik people who live there. The region suffers from some of the worst rural poverty in the United States. This poverty is... Read More →
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Shakespeare with Noodles

USA - 16 minutes | Director: David M. Weiss | Producer: David M. Weiss, Chuck Mittan | Cast: Emily Aldrich, Chuck Mittan, Evan Amen, Phoebe Dunbar, Kolby Shafer, Kylie Clinebell, Ricki Frasier, Keaton Verhage, Faith Loudon, Austin Kelley, Alex Aldrich, Molly Mittan, Mason Hinrichs, Hayden Mays,Taylor Bartos, Eric Aldrich, Rami Hinrichs,Titus Shafer | | https://www.facebook.com/pages/Shakespeare-With-Noodles/1515335372081255... Read More →
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Keepers of the Past

USA - 13 minutes | Director: Scott A. Rowe | Cinematographer: David M. Weiss | | Most of us only experience history through books and film. There are, however, a select few who have dedicated themselves to bringing the past to life. They are historical reenactors, and here are their stories.
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Of Poetry and Pigeons

USA - 4 minutes | Writer/Director: Colleen Kenney | Cast: Don Welch, poet | | The poems of Kearney living legend Don Welch are distinguished by the meticulous care he puts into writing them, by their deep intelligence and by their deep roots in Nebraska. In 2013 Welch, a Nebraska native and professor emeritus at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, retired from teaching after 50 years. In 2014, he produced his 15th book of poems... Read More →
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We Come From the Same Place

USA - 3 minutes | Writer/Director: Mike Machian | Cast: Cey Adams | | One of the original street artists and former art director for Def Jam, Cey Adams now spends his time giving back to the youth. He spent part of 2014 in Omaha mentoring the youth and painting a mural in North Omaha.
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Project Ready

USA - 13 minutes | Director: Jason Fischer | Writer\Producer Surreal Media Lab | Executive Producer Urban League of Nebraska | Cast: Dr. Margeurita Washinton, Thomas Warren, Khalil Antoine, Antigone Faulkner, Darrick Smith, LaTeya Broadway, Mora Dailey, Melvin Tyree, Michelle Troxclair, Tim Clark, Gabrielle Gaines Liwaru, Sharif Zakir Liwaru, Ms. Mary Thomas, Principal Haynes | | The Urban League of Nebraska brought together 6 students from... Read More →
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Double Trouble

USA - 10 minutes | Writer/Director: Sarah Tague | Cast: Reva Dall & Neva Davis (as themselves) | | “Double Trouble” takes a peek into the lives of fun-loving twin sisters born in rural Nebraska in the 1930's.


Wednesday March 11, 2015 8:15pm - 9:55pm
Village Pointe Theatre - #9 304 North 174th Street, Omaha, NE

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