Sunflower Journeys Program 1511
Oscar Micheaux: One of the first African-American filmmakers, Micheaux made films from 1918 to 1948. His movies featured real black actors in real stories, unlike the stereotypes in Hollywood at the same time. Micheaux was recently honored with a film festival in Great Bend, where he is buried. KAN Film Fest: Features a look at young filmmakers in Kansas at the KAN Film Festival in Lawrence. Sunflower Journeys talks with a few of the organizers and entrants of the annual contest and screens some of their work. Flint Hills Artists: Photographer James Nedresky and painter Louis Copt head for the prairie together to see how each artist captures the essence and the beauty of the Flint Hills region..
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