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2013 Events

Pre-Festival Kick off Reception with the Oneota Food Co-op  Thursday, Jan. 17 4:30 – 6:30 pm, Oneota Food Co-op, 312 W. Water St downtown Decorah. Get a preview of the 2013 films for the Oneota Film Festival. Enjoy wine sampling and appetizers at the Oneota Food Co-op while learning more about the weekend’s films and events. Skype...

2013 Submissions

  The Winners Are: Student Submission Film Winner:  Saving Creativity, Directors:  Bailey Cahlander & Seth Duin Submission Film Winner:  Because it’s Small, Director:  Marc Kornblatt People’s Choice Award:  More information to come! Student Submissions Blood, Sweat, and Dirt: The DHPT Story, Director: Bryce Kilker Learn more about the work and history of Decorah Human Powered...

2013 Sponsors

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. All sponsorship donations are tax deductible because of the fiscal agency provided by the Driftless Arts Collective. Brought to you By Hosted by...

WELCOME TO OFF 2013

Please REGISTER HERE.  All the Film events of the festival are FREE, but we do ask that you register.  Do it now online or when you arrive.  OFF HQ is in the main lounge area of Valders Hall of Science on the campus of Luther College.  See a map of the Luther campus HERE.  Use...
Best of the Rural Route Film Festival Shorts

Best of the Rural Route Film Festival Shorts

Best short films from the New York Rural Route Film Festival. Seen throughout the weekend.
Detropia

Detropia

Directors: Heidi Ewing & Rachel Grady
Detroit's story has encapsulated the iconic narrative of America over the last century the Great Migration of African Americans escaping Jim Crow; the rise of manufacturing and the middle class; the love affair with automobiles; the flowering of the American dream; and now . . . the collapse of the...
Priceless

Priceless

Director: Steve Cowan
From the Fourth of July to the halls of Congress, a cross-country road trip in search of a solution.
Bidder 70

Bidder 70

Directors: Beth Gage & George Gage
College senior, Tim DeChristopher, Bidder #70, monkey-wrenched the out-going Bush administrations contentious oil and gas auction. He bid $1.8 million to save 22,000 acres of Utahs red rock wilderness with no intention to pay or drill. Now hes paying for it with his future.
Into Eternity

Into Eternity

Director: Michael Madsen
100,00 years. Every day, the world over, large amounts of high-level radioactive waste created by nuclear power plants is placed in interim storages, which are vulnerable to natural disasters, man-made disasters, and to societal changes.
Not Yet Begun to Fight

Not Yet Begun to Fight

Directors: Justin Lubke, Shasta Grenier, & Sabrina Lee.
Guest Filmmaker Underwritten by: Featherlite Trailers
In the space between war and a new battle, NOT YET BEGUN TO FIGHT unfolds. A retired Marine Colonel reaches out to five men, a new generation returning from combat. He takes them to a river...
Class C

Class C

Directors: Justin Lubke & Shasta Grenier
The mall is 234 miles away. You have thrown 10,000 three-point shots on the dirt court behind the barn. You drive a backhoe after practice, supporting the family business. And you are 16 year old girl.
A Girl and a Gun

A Girl and a Gun

Director: Cathryne Czubek
Film Underwritten by: R.L. Torresdal Co
A Girl and A Gun presents a feminine perspective on an object whose history is deeply bound up with men and masculinity. It delves into the psyche of the American gun world and how women relate to guns and gun culture.