July 7, 2021 – December 1, 2021

RNCI Monthly Film Series dedicated to Native Indigenous Cinema on the Silver Screen

Red Nation Celebration Institute spotlights important stories from a Native perspective first Wednesday of each month!

JOIN US IN PERSON at the Lumiere Cinema Music Hall 9036 Wilshire Blvd in Beverly Hill


July 7th | August 4th | September 1st | October 6th | November 3rd | December 1st.

Includes On the Red is Green Carpet and RNCI Conversation Series will follow each screening. 

August 18 – 21, 2021

Red Nation International Film Festival 'On the Road' Santa Fe, NM

Leading up to the world’s famous Indian Market Weekend.

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center August 18

Violet Crown August 19

Poeh Cultural Center August 20 & 21

RNCI Nominations 2021

October 11, 2021

Red Nation Celebration Institute Nominations Press Conference including Red Nation Honors


Join Us Live Monday October 11, 2021 @ 3:00pm (PST)

Who will pick up the most prestigious American Indian & Indigenous RNCI Red Nation Award of Excellence #TheRedRoadToGOLD

“Hollywood has Oscar, Broadway has Tony, Television has the Emmy, and Indian Country America has the Red Nation Film Award of Excellence”

November 1-30, 2021

Red Nation International Film Festival

Red Nation International Film Festival™ (RNIFF) 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.™

RNIFF is the largest Native film festival in the country and the first Native film festival in Los Angeles. Home to the Native Documentary Voice. RNIFF routinely secures top Native films and is dedicated to increasing the visibility of American Indian and Indigenous storytellers and artists in the entertainment landscape.

#NativesInChargeOfTheirNarrative #WhoTellsTheStoryMatters

For more information visit https://www.rednationff.com/

Red Nation International Film Festival & Awards Show
26th Red Nation Award Ceremony 2021

November Date TBA

RNCI Red Nation Awards

“Hollywood & Indian Country’s Biggest Night for American Indian & Indigenous Voices” Cementing Native image at the forefront of the industry, highlighting the very best American Indian & Indigenous contributions in film, television, comedy, music and the arts.

Don’t miss this annual Global Celebration of Cinematic Excellence.

2021 will be the ninth year of broadcasting LIVE the RNCI Red Nation Awards on Red Nation Television Network, during November, RNCI Red Nation Awards will be held virtually on Red Nation Television Network.

Cementing the Native Narrative at the forefront of the industry, highlighting the very best American Indian & Indigenous contributions in film, television, comedy, music and the arts.

For more information visit RNCI Red Nation Awards

Join the conversation by sharing your thoughts and your experience ‘On the Red is Green Carpet’ with us on Twitter @rednationff Facebook Red Nation Film Festival and Instagram

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