November 3, 2016 | Chicago Post-tribune | By Joan Pittman |

Home movies are a great way to celebrate a birthday, and the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is doing just that, but with a twist.

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore turns 50 years old this Saturday, November 5, and culminates a year of celebrations with the Indiana Dunes Film Festival, a three-day, five-venue, free public event commemorating this milestone by featuring a variety of films about the dunes, the notable work people have done here and significant factors in the environment and the development of the area, plus opportunities to meet the filmmakers, and even a contest for new films.

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