12th Annual Native Cinema Showcase Presented By Southwestern Association for Indian Arts and the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian Aug. 14 – Aug. 19

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The Southwestern Association for Indian Arts (SWAIA) and the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), present the 12th Annual Native Cinema Showcase, a seven-day celebration of films and videos by and about indigenous peoples, in connection with the Santa Fe Indian Market from August 14th to August 19th. All films will be shown at the New Mexico History Museum, which is located at 113 Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe, New Mexico. This event is featured on the SantaFe.com event calendar.

12th Annual Native Cinema Showcase Presented By Southwestern Association for Indian Arts and the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian Aug. 14 – Aug. 19

The Native Cinema Showcase is a celebration of film by indigenous directors, producers, writers, actors and cultural activists. The tradition of storytelling is reflected in the ever-expanding body of feature and short films made by indigenous peoples, as well as documentaries and experimental media. Through the Native Cinema Showcase, NMAI and SWAIA continue to further its mission and dedication towards advancing knowledge and understanding of the Native cultures in the Western Hemisphere. This event is featured on the SantaFe.com event calendar.

The showcase will also feature the films of SWAIA's Classification X winners. The event’s Showcase Team is as follows: NMAI: Melissa Bisagni, Program Manager; Program Advisor: Elizabeth Weatherford, Head of FVC; SWAIA: Dr. John Torres-Nez (Dine'), Jhane Myers (Comanche/ Blackfeet), Film Project Manager.

Admission is free to this event and open to the public.

Event Schedule:

Monday, August 13
7:00 p.m. Opening Night : Mosquita y Mari
Tuesday, August 14
3:00 p.m. Racing the Rez
5:00 p.m. Skins
7:00 p.m. Hide Away
Wednesday, August 15
11:00 a.m. NAPT a Case Study: Injunuity
1:00 p.m. Navajo Paradiso!
4:00 p.m. Future Voices of New Mexico
7:00 p.m. Canes of Power
Thursday, August 16th
1:00 p.m. The Medicine Game
3:00 p.m. Skateboard Nation
7:30 p.m. Class X
Friday, August 17th
12:00 p.m. Path Waves: Youth Shorts Program
5:30 p.m. Class X (repeat)
8:00 p.m. Shouting Secrets
Saturday, August 18th
1:00 p.m. Class X (repeat)
3:00 p.m. imagineNATIVE Shorts
7:00 p.m. The 1491s/WAREHOUSE 21
Sunday, August 19th
11:00 a.m. My Louisiana Love
1:00 p.m. Run to the East
3:00 p.m. Mesnak

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