Red Nation International Film Festival Announces Lineup of 80 Films - 45 Directed by Women, 40 Women Screenwriters Natives in Charge of Their Narrative
LOS ANGELES , Oct. 19, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today the longest-running successful Native Women-Led Indigenous Media Arts and Cultural non-profit enterprise in the history of the entertainment industry announced the comprehensive slate of independent films selected across the feature films, Documentaries and Short for the 28th Red Nation International Film Festival.
The 2023 Festival will take place November 1-12, 2023, in person in Beverly Hills, CA the Fine Arts Theatre, along with a selection of films available online globally November 3 - 11, 2023.
Festival goers will once again return to the Fine Arts Theatre in Beverly Hills to discover this upcoming year’s most impactful independent stories from a Native Indigenous perspective. In- Person Tickets and Online Tickets packages along with Event Tickets are currently on sale now.
Festival will screen 80 films, 8 Features, 16 Documentaries, 29 Doc Shorts, 13 Narrative Shorts, 8 Animation, 1 episodic, 5 student films, 47 directed by women, 40 women screenwriters, 2
In-Person Events, 7 Virtual Events. Premieres: 9 World, 13 U.S., 23 Festival, 35 Los Angeles. Countries include the United States, Canada, New Zealand, Brazil, Australia, Greenland, Hungary, Mexico, Spain, United Kingdom and Peru. The competition offers audiences a first look at groundbreaking new voices from the Native Indigenous perspective in independent film.
Festival Opens with Four Souls of Coyote and Finality of Dusk and Spotlight screenings War Pony (won at Cannes Film Festival) and Common Ground (won at 2023,Tribeca Film Festival). Festival closes with Bones of Crows, A Boy Called Piano and A Tribute to Lily Gladstone (Killers of the Flower Moon), The Unknown Country, Lily Gladstone: Far Out There, The Handsome Man.
The Red Nation International Film Festival® (RNIFF)
A program of the Red Nation Celebration Institute. Empowering Native Indigenous Storytellers Since 1995. RNIFF is the largest Native Indigenous Film Festival in the world and the first in Los Angeles.
Amplifying more than 5000+ Native and Indigenous content creators through its streaming company Red Nation Television Network, supporting 2700+ Native Indigenous filmmakers through its Red Nation International Film Festival, including films directed by women through its Native Women in Film & Television in All Media, since 1995. In the last six years RNCI has screened 162 films directed by women.
Red Nation Celebration Institute (RNCI)
The Creative Enterprise by Natives delivering to all people the stories that shape our world. Is the longest-running successful Native Women-Led Indigenous Media Arts and Cultural non-profit enterprise in the history of the entertainment industry. Serving over 575+ Native Nations in the U.S. and collectively on the planet 1200. Based in Los Angeles with an office in Santa Fe New Mexico.
Founded by Joanelle Romero in 1995 with the mission to break barriers of racism by creating systemic change through film television in all media in order to eliminate American Indian stereotypes. Our vision for the future of cinema and the arts is one in which Native Indigenous perspectives are authentically pictured, recognized, and valued in a way that promotes strong authentic Native identities, economic outcomes, equity, and wellness for our Indigenous communities.
SOURCE Red Nation Celebration Institute