In This Place Screening

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Join Us at the Advance Virtual Screening of In This Place

Plus Live Q&A with Documentary Producers

Tuesday, February 23 at 7pm

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The screening will be held on OVEE, a video streaming platform similar to Zoom.

Have questions about OVEE, the streaming platform for this event? View our FAQ here.

Thank you to the University of Minnesota Duluth for their support of this event.

Four stories. Many centuries. Shared history.

From First Nation to First Generation, follow the unique origin and immigration stories of Northern Minnesotans as they explore their family histories while creating their own impact on our region. After the documentary, stick around for a live Q&A with a few of the producers of the four unique stories that are told in the documentary.

And! Mark your calendar for the broadcast premiere of In This Place: Tuesday, March 2 at 7pm on PBS North and live streaming on and the PBS Video App!

For more about the documentary, go to our In This Place webpage.

About the Producer Panelists:

Matthew Koshmrl

Supper Club

Koshmrl is a filmmaker, cinematographer, and professor based out of the Iron Range of Minnesota. His work as a director and cinematographer have screened at The Jeonju International Film Festival, International Documentary Festival Amsterdam, Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, DocumentaMadrid, and True/False Film Festival. He personally focuses on cinema-vérité documentary films that explore the evolution of tradition, individual and national identity, and unseen processes.

Mike Scholtz

New Horizons

Mike Scholtz is a documentary filmmaker who lives in the woods of northern Minnesota. His films—which have screened at SXSW, Slamdance and SF DocFest—include Wild Bill's Run, Wicker Kittens and Riplist. In 2020, he produced the Emmy-nominated documentary This Town for WDSE•WRPT. Like most of his films, This Town told surprising stories about interesting people living in small towns throughout our region. In his free time, he helps run the Free Range Film Festival in a barn outside of Wrenshall, Minnesota.

Megan McGarvey


Megan McGarvey is a young Midwestern documentarian, currently residing in the Twin Ports. She has directed both long and short form documentaries, including the film, Outsourced: The New Wisconsin Idea, which was an official selection at the 2019 Catalyst Content Film Festival. With every project, Megan looks to honor the spirit of her subject's story. She is thrilled to be working with Moving Lives Minnesota to showcase the diverse stories that make up this beautiful state.

Missy Whiteman

We Come from the Stars

Missy Whiteman (Northern Arapaho and Kickapoo), explores and connects Dakota, Ojibwe, and Arapaho creation stories, significant sacred sites, and star constellations in this documentary that reflects on where we’ve been to see where we are going. Her story weaves together interviews with elders and wisdom keepers, poetry, music, and star maps to explore these origin stories that are rooted in Minnesotan land.

In This Place is a part of the Moving Lives Minnesota project, an initiative by the Minnesota Public Television Association and is supported by Minnesota's Arts and Culture Heritage Fund. More at

This event is proudly supported by The University of Minnesota Duluth