Vision Maker Media ( and The Ross Media Arts Center Native American Film Series 2024 Present Apache 8, the story of the courageous all-female Apache 8 firefighting unit which has protected their reservation and responded to wildfires around the nation for 30 years. This group, which recently became co-ed, earned the reputation of being fierce, loyal and dependable–and tougher than their male colleagues.

The screening takes place April 8, at 7:10 p.m. at The Ross Media Arts Center. Admission is free and open to the public. For all shows and times, visit or the Ross hot line at (402) 472-5353.

The Native American Film Series features artist profiles, musical performances, family stories and documentaries on historical figures and traditions. Screenings in this monthly series will take place the second Monday of each month in 2024. 

The Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center brings independent, documentary, international and classic films to Lincoln and the University community. Located at 13th and R St., The Ross shows movies seven days a week and hosts events including visiting filmmaker talks, post-show discussions, theatre and opera broadcasts and film festivals.

Vision Maker Media envisions a world changed and healed by understanding Native stories and the public conversations they generate. For more information, visit