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Winners: Omaha Film Festival 2017

By |March 13th, 2017|Festivals and Events|

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE  FILMMAKERS AND SCREENWRITERS! Film Jury Prizes: Best Nebraska Short Film – “The Quest for Excalispoon” by Sam Senser, Thomas Johnson Best Nebraska Short Film Honorable Mention – “Spelling Bee” by Dominic Cilfalo Best Nebraska Short Documentary – “Missing Piece” by Tim Guthrie Best Short Film – “A Beautiful Day” by Phedon Papamichael [...]

2017 Omaha Film Festival – Wednesday – Day 2

By |March 9th, 2017|Festivals and Events|

Our first day with multiple screens brought us one feature length documentary, three narrative feature films, 12 short films in two blocks, three Q&As, and filmmakers and screenwriters from around the world!  A truly international evening with our first short film block of international films and the filmmaker for “No Soy Yo (This Isn’t Me)” [...]

Omaha Film Festival 2017- You Should Volunteer

By |March 2nd, 2017|Festivals and Events, I NEED HELP|

This is the TWELFTH year for OFF and the list of films is insane this year. It's an insanely well-run festival featuring Nebraska shorts AND quality films straight outta Sundance or on their way to distribution. Check this out: Omaha Film Festival is a nonprofit and needs volunteers to run smoothly. If you volunteer ten hours [...]

REGISTER for free ticket to NIFP 2016 YearEndGreetTogether at Blue Blood/ Robbers Cave

By |November 16th, 2016|Festivals and Events|

Come celebrate Nebraska Filmmaking and check out Blue Blood Brewery/ Robbers Cave! First 30 tickets are free!  ONLY the first 30 tickets get into the guided tour of Robber's Cave! After that we encourage a $10 donation for a ticket! 2017 should be an amazing year for NIFP and what we provide our communities! AGENDA: Social [...]

Q&A with CERTAIN WOMEN Director KELLY REICHARDT Saturday 11-5-2016 @ FilmStreams

By |October 25th, 2016|Festivals and Events|

Dear Friend of Film Streams, We are thrilled to invite you to an evening with Kelly Reichardt, one of America’s foremost women filmmakers, director of the new independent film CERTAIN WOMEN. We would love for you to join us at the Ruth Sokolof Theater on Saturday, November 5 at 7pm for a screening and Q+A with [...]

Q&A with NORTHERN BORDERS Director JAY CRAVEN Friday, 10-28-2016 @ Ross

By |October 25th, 2016|Festivals and Events|

  The Norman A. Geske Cinema Showcase presents director JAY CRAVEN, who will appear for a Q&A with the audience following the opening night screenings of his films NORTHERN BORDERS at 5:00 p.m. and PETER AND JOHN at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 28. The screening of NORTHERN BORDERS  will be begin at 5:00 p.m. [...]

Special Screening: MY LIFE IN CHINA w director Ken Eng and writer Ehren Parks at Ross 10/12/16

By |October 4th, 2016|Festivals and Events|

Come out for an awesome afterparty hosted by native Nebraskan Ehren Parks and catch My Life In China on the big screen at the ROSS. Director Kenneth Eng's father would often tell him and his brother the story of how he walked for seven days and six nights before swimming for four hours to escape [...]

MAKE LINCOLN part of LNK DNA madness week!

By |September 30th, 2016|Festivals and Events|

Shoutout to the folks at MAKE LINCOLN!  Part of the new collective LNK DNA, there are a TON of events going on the week of Oct 3-Oct 9th in little ol' Lincoln Nebraska! Be sure to checkout all the awesome bands at LINCOLN CALLING, the events at Lincoln Startup Week (including Rise of the Rest [...]

Special Outdoor NIFP event- Saturday Aug 20th 1PM-4PM

By |August 18th, 2016|Festivals and Events|

Lincoln Local Guides and Nebraska Independent Film Projects (NIFP.org) invite you to meet us at the Prairie.  An Event for friends, family, nature lovers, filmmakers and anyone else who enjoys wide open spaces in the Great Plains of Nebraska. Join us at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center, Southwest 100th Street, Denton, NE, United States.  MAP [...]

Flat Water Terrors Bluray Release Screening/Benefit -BE THERE- 7/29/16

By |July 25th, 2016|Festivals and Events|

Flat Water Terrors Bluray Release Screening  - Emceed by Mark Popejoy Alamo Drafthouse Omaha, 12750 Westport Pkwy, La Vista, NE 68138 Friday, July 29th at 9:00 pm. $5 Q&A at 10:30 pm All proceeds from bluray sales will be donated to Nebraska Independent Film Projects and the Eastern Nebraska Film Office. Attendees will receive a FREE 11x17 [...]