World premiere & benefit screening of ”Rising Water”
Date: Aug 17th, 2019Time: 7:30pm
Date: Aug 18th, 2019Time: 1:30pm
Movie Synopsis: Rising Water, a new film by award-winning documentary filmmaker Becky Hughes McMillen is a collection of stories about water in Western Nebraska. It chronicles the development of historic dams on the North Platte River and an irrigation system that changed the landscape. It’s a story about ancient history, aquifers, rainbow trout and ranchers who fought to protect their water. It’s all about life in a rural landscape and the challenges that face us all in a changing world. Rising Water is a story that has just begun.
A portion of ticket sales will be donated to the Irrigation Disaster Relief Fund at Oregon Trail Community Foundation to help with relief efforts in western Nebraska
Runtime: 1h 13min
Showtime: Saturday, Aug 17th 7:30 pm
Sunday, Aug 18th 1:30 pm
Admission: $4 Members & Students $7 Non-Members
Becky Hughes McMillen lives in rural Western Nebraska. She has been involved in commercial projects and independent film production for more than 20 years. Her work has been seen on large and small screens across the country, winning film festival and production industry awards, including several Telly Awards. She has worked extensively on Nebraska waterways and conservation projects reaching across the western portion of the United States.