Founded in 2003 by Award Winner filmmaker, actor and member of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, Joanelle Romero, Red Nation Film Festival™ (RNFF) The Authentic Voice of American Indian & Indigenous Cinema™ is dedicated to breaking the barrier of racism by successfully replacing American Indian stereotype with recognition, new vision, arts, culture and economic prosperity by placing American Indian Filmmakers at the forefront of the entertainment industry and to introduce American Indian Filmmakers to larger, global mainstream audiences while championing Native Women in Film & Television and giving voice and inspiring native youth with our dedicated program Native Youth Matter™ – If I Can See It I Can Be It.™
The Los Angeles Red Nation Film Festival runs November 9-21, 2016, Festival includes Star-Studded Red is Green Carpet Events, ‘NATIVE FILM MARKET-Indigenous Filmmaker Showcase’, Red Nation Conversation Forum, Native Youth Matter Film Series, #NODAPL Indigenous Women’s Climate Change March, Native Women In Film & Television, LGBT Two-Spirited Film Series, Indigenous Film Series, and concluding November 21st RNCI Red Nation Awards™, broadcast LIVE on Red Nation Television Network The World Is Watching Native is Here (reaching 10 million viewers in 37 countries).
The Festival features the only film competition in the world that offers guaranteed distribution of American Indian & Indigenous Award winning independent films, as well as films that screen at the festival to include a broadcast television release in partnership with Red Nation Television Network™, a global provider of streaming movies and TV series and soon to be announced Festival’s native films televised on a Cable server provider.
The Festival is a showcase for new work by American Indian & Indigenous international independent filmmakers, bringing together decision makers and content creators with the goal of ensuring media representation of American Indian & Indigenous content to the world at large.
The Festival comprises competitive sections for American and international dramatic and documentary films, both feature-length films and short films, and a group of out-of-competition sections, including addition programs Native Film Market™, The Pitch, Retrospectives, Red Nation Conversation Series™, and RNFF On the Road™ Tour in Santa Fe NM, Bozeman MT, Washington DC., Peru, Dallas TX.
The Festival, is produced by Red Nation Celebration Institute™, takes place annually in Los Angeles, during the month of November in celebration of American Indian Heritage Month™. With 1500 attendees in 2015, it is the largest independent native film festival in Entertainment Capital of the World. In Santa Fe annually with Red Nation Film Festival ‘On the Road‘ during the largest gathering of Native Artists and is the most prestigious trailblazing organization in NM. Los Angeles. Globally. Native Women in Film & Television film festival held annually in Los Angeles the Night Before the Oscars in February.
Red Nation Celebration Institute produces RNFF ‘On the Road’ Initiative, festivals annually.
Red Nation Film Festival ‘On the Road‘ Tour – March 14-26, 2017. Washington DC
Red Nation Film Festival ‘On the Road’ Tour – April 10-13, 2017. San Diego CA
Red Nation Film Festival ‘On the Road‘ Tour – May 4-6, 2017. Bozeman MT
Red Nation Film Festival ‘On the Road‘ Tour – June 2017. Peru
Red Nation Film Festival ‘On the Road‘ Tour – July 2017. Dallas TX
Red Nation Film Festival ‘On the Road‘ Tour – August 17-20, 2017. Santa Fe NM
For more information on RNFF visit: http://www.rednationff.com/festival-info/
RED NATION FILM FESTIVAL (RNFF) is the first American Indian & Indigenous Film Festival in Los Angeles founded in 2003. RNFF was the first to establish a “Red is Green” Carpet event placing American Indians on the Red Carpet in 2009.
Red Nation Film Award of Excellence
RNCI Red Nation Awards™ honors accomplishments of Independent Motion Pictures, Documentaries, Shorts, Television, Comedy and Music which are produced, directed, written, and or starring American Indians. Honorees include individuals who have made advancements in film, radio, television, comedy, media and social justice.
For more Information visit: http://rednationfilmfestival.com/festival-schedule/red-nation-film-award/
Red Nation Tribute Award
Every year, Red Nation Film Festival honors individuals with a “Red Nation Drum™” at Red Nation Awards Show in Los Angeles CA, held and part of American Indian Heritage Month in November.
Each year a “Red Nation Drum” is given to individuals who use their voice and put themselves out there to make a difference. The drum represents the Heart beat of all living beings. Each recipient is given this gift in honor and recognition of the hard work they do on behalf of American Indian’s in media, social justice, the arts, environment, human rights, career accomplishments in the arts, volunteerism, and cultural affairs..
For more Information visit: http://rednationfilmfestival.com/special-awards/
Red Nation Film Festival & Awards Show is production of Red Nation Films and Red Nation Celebration Institute (RNCI). Executive Producer Joanelle Romero.
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