Encore Screening: ”Rising Water”

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  • Date: Nov 23rd, 2019
    Time: 7:30pm

Join us for an encore screening of “Rising Water.” An informal Q & A with director Becky McMillen will be in the lobby following the film.
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.

Rating: NR
Runtime:1h 13min
Showtime:Sat Nov 23rd @ 7:30pm
Admission:$4 Members & Students $7 Non-Members

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.

Director Biography:
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.