Sunday, February 1, 2009

Land of Dreams Homesteading America

Congratulations to Homestead National Monument for their recent recognition for the award winning film Land of Dreams: Homesteading America. Produced and directed by Chuck Dunkerly the film covers a 130 years of homesteading history including an interview with the last homesteader Alaskan Kenneth Deardorff in 22 minutes.

The movie Land of Dreams: Homesteading America was selected to receive a CINE Golden Eagle Award in the Professional Non-fiction Division Arts and Exhibits category. CINE rewards excellence and quality in non-theatrical and video works.

The premier of the movie was held in Beatrice, Nebraska city-host of Homestead National Monument. The film can be seen at the Monument or purchased from Eastern National gift shops at Monument.

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