Navajo Film Showcase in NYC this Week

The trailer for Drunktown’s Finest, the opening night film at this week’s Diné Spotlight: A Showcase of Navajo Film, looks really good! The showcase is hosted by the National Museum of the American Indian in collaboration with the NYU’s Center for Media, Culture and History, and all films will be shown at the NMAI […]

MAY SUMAK: Quichwa Film Showcase in NYC

May Sumak / Quichwa Film Showcase: Indigenous Media from the Andes and Beyond is coming to New York City this week (March 26-28, 2015). It’s really great to see that the screenings and discussions will be hosted not only in three boroughs (Manhattan, the Bronx, and Queens), but also by several institutions: the […]

Biindigaate Film Festival – Thunder Bay – September 27-30, 2012

Hi folks! Just a quick note for any Canadian readers that the 4th annual Biindigaate Indigenous Film Festival, to be held September 27-30 in Thunder Bay, will feature several First Nations and Inuit films.

2012 Native Cinema Showcase in Santa Fe

Hello my southwestern friends and folks who will be in Santa Fe through this Sunday, August 19. Please check out the Native Cinema Showcase at the New Mexico History Museum (113 Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe, NM) ! I checked out a few films for a chapter I recently submitted on films about Native Americans in […]

Spotlight on Indian Boarding Schools

For those of you in Vancouver, Washington State University in Vancouver is hosting the 2012 Native American Film Series April 4-6, with guest speakers and a special focus on Indian boarding schools. While I’ve written about Older Than America and The Only Good Indian,  Our Spirits Don’t Speak English: Indian Boarding School is […]

February & March 2012 Film Festivals

Just a quick note to let you know about two film festivals you may want to check out. The first ever PBS Online Film Festival will include a few films produced by the Native American Publication Telecommunication (NAPT), including I Survived, The Migration, and Horse You See. And, for those of you near Palm […]

Native Eyes Film Showcase in Arizona

I am a little behind on this but I just learned today that the Arizona State Museum and the University of Arizona’s Hanson Film Institute, in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian, are hosting the Native Eyes Film Showcase November 30–December 4, 2011. Thanks to American Indian Library Association […]

#NAFVF11 Opening Night

Thursday, March 31st was the opening night of the 2011 Native American Film and Video Festival at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York City. This was my third time at the Festival and while I have always enjoyed myself in the past, this year, the organizers took it up […]

Upcoming documentary: “Off the Rez”

Hello folks! I’ve been gone for a while but this past weekend was the Native American Film and Video Festival here in NYC so I’ll have some posts about that soon.

In the meantime, I just read about a documentary called “Off the Rez” that will debut at the Tribeca Film Festival. It  centers […]

AAIA 6th Annual Short Film Showcase

A trailer for the documentary “LaDonna Harris: Indian 101” produced by Julianna Brannum

Last night, I caught the Association on American Indian Affairs Film Showcase at NYU’S Cantor Center where Firelight Media co-founder and CCNY alumnus, Stanley Nelson was honored. He directed Wounded Knee, episode 5 of  the PBS  We Shall Remain series, […]