The Last of the Mohicans

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Retrospective RETROSPECTIVE | United States | 112 MINUTES | English The Last of the Mohicans Drama Three trappers protect the daughters of a British Colonel in the midst of the French and Indian War. CAST & CREDITS Directed by Michael Mann Director Michael Mann Producer Hunt Lowry, Michael Mann Screenwriter Michael Mann, Christopher Crowe Cinematographer […]

Little Big Man

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Retrospective RETROSPECTIVE | United States | 81 MINUTES | English Little Big Man Drama Jack Crabb is 121 years old as the film begins. A collector of oral histories asks him about his past. He recounts being captured and raised by indians, becoming a gunslinger, marrying an indian, watching her killed by General George Armstrong […]

Dances With Wolves

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Retrospective RETROSPECTIVE | United States | 181 MINUTES | English Dances With Wolves Drama Lt. John Dunbar is dubbed a hero after he accidentally leads Union troops to a victory during the Civil War. He requests a position on the western frontier, but finds it deserted. He soon finds out he is not alone, but […]

Geronimo: An American Legend

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Retrospective RETROSPECTIVE | United States | 115 MINUTES | English Geronimo: An American Legend Drama The story of the Apache chief and his armed resistance to the U.S. Government’s subjugation of his people. CAST & CREDITS Directed by Walter Hill Director Walter Hill Producer Neil Canton, Walter Hill Screenwriter John Milius, Larry Gross Cinematographer Lloyd […]

Dark Winds

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Festival Premiere EPISODIC | United States | 49 MINUTES | English Dark Winds Crime Drama, TV Series From George R.R. Martin and Robert Redford comes a thrilling new Western noir that follows Joe Leaphorn and his Navajo Tribal Police deputies s they investigate a series of seemingly unrated crimes. CAST & CREDITS Directed by Chris […]

Conviction

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Los Angeles Festival Premiere DOCUMENTARY SHORT | Canada | 13 MINUTES | English Conviction After Joseph is released from jail, he faces inner demons that stand in the way of true freedom. Part of the 2022 imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival commission/mentorship program CAST & CREDITS Directed by Bruce Miller Bruce Thomas Miller is […]

We Dance for Life

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World Premiere DOCUMENTARY SHORT | United States | ?? MINUTES | English We Dance for Life ??? CAST & CREDITS Directed by Georgia Lightning ??? Director Georgia Lightning Producer Georgia Lightning Screenwriter Georgia Lightning Cinematographer Georgia Lightning Editor Georgia Lightning Composer Georgia Lightning Executive Producer Georgia Lightning Associate Producer Georgia Lightning Co-Producer Georgia Lightning Cast […]

Almost Ancestors

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World Premiere DOCUMENTARY SHORT | United States | 13 MINUTES | Hopi Almost Ancestors The short tells the story of a young Hopi woman facing displacement in a changing landscape, threatening her connection to the land and her family. However, her kinship with a Lobo and her call toward community guide her on an incredible […]

Heritage

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Festival Premiere NARRATIVE SHORT | United States | 25 MINUTES | English Heritage Rumiñahui is your average New York City teenager with a bright future ahead. He volunteers at the local Ecuadorian Culture Center in Queens and leads the youth group. He’s a role model older brother and gets along with his divorced parents too. […]

The Record

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Festival Premiere NARRATIVE SHORT | United States | 18 MINUTES | English The Record The Record is a fairytale based on a true story, set in 1930’s rural California. Two Indigenous Latino brothers visit their mother’s grave and each struggle in their own way with dealing with her loss. Zack, the younger brother, seeks out […]

Mancha

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Festival Premiere NARRATIVE SHORT | United States | 13 MINUTES | English Mancha Cursed by generations of La Mancha, Cory must fight this dark presence to protect her daughter from the same fate. Centered around a family of Latin women who own a restaurant in Alaska. Mancha, follows Cory, the matriarch who starts to have […]

Gabriela

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Festival Premiere NARRATIVE SHORT | United States | 25 MINUTES | English Gabriela It’s the summer after high-school graduation in North Carolina. A young undocumented Guatemayan woman, Gabriela, is drawn to a Country Club pool. Gabriela dreams of swimming competitively, but her determination is curtailed by her over-protective mother, social propriety, and self-judgment. Meanwhile, a […]

Raúl Playing Game

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Festival Premiere NARRATIVE SHORT | United States | 20 MINUTES | English Raúl Playing Game RAUL PLAYING GAME finds its awkward, titular protagonist Raul alone at a bar. When his date Valerie finally arrives, we’re introduced to Lefty and Righty, the two animated personifications of Raul’s personality and inner-thoughts that inhabit a dorm room inside […]

Oyate

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Closing Night / Los Angeles Festival Premiere DOCUMENTARY | United States | 89 MINUTES | English Oyate Closing Night In the wake of the Dakota Access Pipeline Protests, Indigenous People across the nation are using their newfound platform to shed light on the wide array of injustices committed against them for centuries in an effort […]

Premonition: On the Eve of Signing Treaty 6

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Los Angeles Festival Premiere ANIMATION | Canada | 4 MINUTES | English Premonition: On the Eve of Signing Treaty 6 As told through the hopeful yet cautious eyes of a First Nations leader in 1870s North West, PREMONITION acknowledges the major shifts that happened when European traders and settlers began to come into the territory. […]

I am the Warrior

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Los Angeles Festival Premiere ANIMATION | Canada | 8 MINUTES | English I am the Warrior A Residential School Story. A mother and daughter Fox have a poor relationship. The daughter wants to right the wrongs the residential schools have committed to make her mother this way. She becomes the Warrior in her thoughts to […]

The Jungle Tale – “An Ordinary Life Until…”

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Los Angeles Festival Premiere ANIMATION | United States | 2 MINUTES | English The Jungle Tale – “An Ordinary Life Until…” This is a proof of concept for children series. A group of kids, raised in the heart of the jungle called Paranata by wild animals, learn the values and laws of the jungle. Overall, […]

This Is Who I Am / Mii Maanda Iyaawayaa

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Los Angeles Festival Premiere LIVE ACTION | United States | 11 MINUTES | English, Other This Is Who I Am / Mii Maanda Iyaawayaa A young Anishinaabe woman living in the City is feeling lost and overwhelmed. She wonders what her ancestors would do, and after a short series of events, she realizes what it […]

Kaashkitamaashoo

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Los Angeles Festival Premiere LIVE ACTION | Canada | 3 MINUTES | English Kaashkitamaashoo A woman’s exploration of her Métis identity; the quieting of her inner voice saying she’s not ‘Indigenous enough’. CAST & CREDITS Directed by Chantelle Marie Anderson Chantelle Marie Anderson is a Cree-Canadian filmmaker based out of Calgary, AB. Her film career […]

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