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Film Streams is a 501(c)3 nonprofit arts organization dedicated to enhancing the cultural environment of the Omaha-Council Bluffs area through the presentation and discussion of film as an art form.

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Address: PO Box 8485
Omaha, NE 68108
Our organization oversees two wonderful and distinct cinemas: the Ruth Sokolof Theater, the two-screen venue we opened in 2007 within the Saddle Creek Records complex in North Downtown Omaha, and the historic Dundee Theater, Omaha's longest surviving neighborhood cinema. Open seven days a week, our two cinemas host a variety of programs within five principal areas:

New Releases
New American independents, documentaries, and international films making their theatrical premieres in Omaha and the surrounding region.

Repertory Selections
Classic films, themed series, director retrospectives, and revivals celebrating the history and cultural spectrum of film as art, presented with the highest quality 35mm prints and DCP restorations available.

Community Development
Collaborative screenings with other nonprofit organizations, using film as a catalyst for important conversations about our community and the world around us.

Year-round film-education opportunities for all ages, including a Daytime Education Program in which teachers bring their classes to our cinema(s) for field-trip screenings and discussions, and Courses, a public program of multi-week film seminars for adult audiences.

Special Programs
Q&As with visiting filmmakers, live musical performances to silent classics, an annual Local Filmmakers Showcase, and other special events complementing each of the aforementioned areas.

As a nonprofit committed to screening films based on their creative, artistic, and social merits, Film Streams depends on the support of our membership program, individual donors, and community volunteers, as well as grants from foundations, corporations and government organizations. We also benefit from the proceeds of our Feature galas, which bring some of the greatest living artists in film to Omaha for conversations about their careers and perspectives on the medium.

We are a proud member of the Art House Convergence community of cinemas and are either current or past participants of such national film programs as Science on Screen and Sundance Institute Film Forward.
"I like hearing about a film or filmmaker in the national media and being able to see it at Film Streams immediately, and not months down the road. It's nice to see films when they are relevant and new, and Film Streams provides that to the Omaha area." - State Senator Tanya Cook

"The community involvement is a great plus, and I especially love the support Film Streams gives to local filmmakers. I appreciate that with the membership, the cost is low enough to make it a regular thing." - Film Streams Member Paul Allen

"[My daughter] really enjoyed the CITIZEN KANE viewing yesterday… I admitted to her that I had not seen CITIZEN KANE and now she is insisting that I see it so we can talk about it - so not only did you provide her with an educational opportunity but you're facilitating continuing interaction. Thanks for doing all that you do." - parent of Central High School student