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Taking OFF into 2015

Several exciting developments are transpiring, even as you read this post. We are hard at it–working on pre-Festival events. The Board is beginning a modification of our fund-raising system and working on the 2015 budget. Content Chair John Hall is contacting filmmakers and lining up possible films for 2015 screenings. Speaking of modifications… The OFF Board...

Norwegian Films at Nordic Fest

In partnership with Vesterheim and the Norwegian Film Institute, OFF is proud to present recent Norwegian films at this year’s Nordic Fest — both film events are at the Omdahl-Odland Heritage Center. Admission to both film events is free — no tickets required — and seating is on a first-come, first served basis. On Friday,...

Nordic Fest Special Event! 

Oneota Film Festival & Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum Present Nord for Sola Friday, July 25, 2014 at 3 p.m. in Amdal-Odland Heritage Center; Decorah, Iowa. FREE.

See You at Upstairs T-Bock’s For Free River Films

  The Decorah Hatchery and OFF have teamed up to bring you The River Series: two films about rivers. Join us on June 19 for Where the Yellowstone Goes, a fascinating float down the Yellowstone River with filmmaker Hunter Weeks. The film will be shown in Upstairs T-Bock’s at 7pm. Admission is free!    ...

March 6-8, 2015

The dates are set! The OFF Board has selected the dates for 2015: March 6-8! Now is the time to add those dates to your calendar. Get to work on that film that you are going to submit later this summer! Call and make a reservation for a hotel/motel room in Decorah for that weekend....


Online Registration for the 2014 Film Festival is now closed. Please register in person at the festival at Luther College!

2014 Films

Here are the films selected for the 2014 Oneota Film Festival.  We’re choosing some great new films for 2015 now! Arrival (35 min) Directed by: The Coastal Crew Arrival will bring viewers into the reality of a new generation of freeriders and racers. Starring Steve Smith, Logan Peat, Mitch Ropelato, Ryan Howard, Matty Miles, Bernardo...


If you’re interested in sponsoring or partnering with the Oneota Film Festival, please call President Nancy Sojka on 563-419-1828 or email Nancy. The Oneota Film Festival would not be possible without the participation and support of our sponsors! Please be sure to patronize these businesses and thank them for being Oneota Film Festival Sponsors. Your donation...

2014 Flims

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