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53rd Annual Effigy Mounds Film Festival – The Predators

Event Details

January 9, 2016 10:00 AM — January 11, 2016 3:00 PM
Location: Effigy Mounds National Monument
151 Highway 76
Harpers Ferry, IA 52146-7519
Contact Name: Bob Palmer
Phone: (563) 873 3491 ext. 202

Event Description

The Effigy Mounds Winter Film Festival is celebrating its 53rd anniversary beginning Saturday, January 9th, 2015. The free film festival has been in existence since January of 1963 and through the years there has been great support from the community. Great-grandparents, grandparents, parents and children have visited the monument and attended the films. The films are shown on Saturday and Sunday at 10:00, 11:00 a.m., 12 noon, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. There will also be a 1:00 p.m. showing on Monday.

January 9, 10, 11               The Predators – This film explores the relationship between predator and prey with understanding.  It contains the most exciting and the most beautiful sequences ever films of these creatures. There is no cruelty, no sentimentality.  They are shown, not as fearsome enemies of humans, but as vital parts of a balanced ecosystem as they are seen doing what nature intended for them to do – killing to eat. An extra special display for this and next weekend will be of Emma Big Bear baskets by Reverend Terry Landsgarrd

For more information on the film festival and other upcoming events, visit us online at www.nps.gov/efmo or call the visitor center at (563) 873-3491 ext. 202.  Effigy Mounds National Monument’s Visitor Center is located three miles north of Marquette, Iowa and 22 miles south of Waukon, Iowa on HWY 76. Building hours are 8:30-4:30 Monday through Friday and 9:30-4:30 on weekends.  Admission to the festival is free.