A double feature event starts the 11th Oneota Film Festival on Friday, Feb. 14 at T-Bock's Upstairs at 5pm. There will be hearty appetizers available and
A double feature event starts the 11th Oneota Film Festival on Friday, Feb. 14 at T-Bock’s Upstairs at 5pm. There will be hearty appetizers available and a cash bar. Admission is free; donations and memberships encouraged.
Filmmakers will be recognized between the two films at SGaawaay K’uuna – Edge of The Knife 5:00:00 PM (1 hr 41 mins) and 7:45pm Saving Snow (53 mins).
SGaawaay K’uuna (Edge of the Knife) (1hr 41 mins) Directed by Gwaai Edenshaw and Helen Haig-Brown (Canada). Narrative Feature. Haida Gwaii, 1800’s. At a seasonal fishing camp, two families endure conflict between the nobleman Adiits’ii and his best friend Kwa. After Adiits’ii causes the accidental death of Kwa’s son, he flees into the rainforest, descending into madness and transforming into Gaagiixid – the Wildman. When the families return in the spring, they discover Adiits’ii has survived the winter. Can he be rescued and returned to his humanity? Meanwhile, Kwa wrestles with his deepest desire – revenge. Underwritten by an anonymous donor.
Saving Snow (53 mins) directed by Diogo Castro Freire (Portugal/USA). Documentary. Across the country, people who depend on winter for their livelihood are feeling the heat. On the sidelines of skiing and snowboarding, an epic struggle to reverse rising temperatures is unfolding. Ski towns and the snow sports industry are paving the way towards a clean energy future. Sponsored by NE Iowa Citizens Climate Lobby
(Friday) 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
T-Bocks Sports Bar & Grill (Upstairs)
206 West Water Street, Decorah, IA 52101