Hollywood & Indian Country’s Biggest Night for American Indian & Indigenous Storytellers
Cementing Native Indigenous at the forefront of the Entertainment Industry

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

The RNCI Red Nation Awards

27th Season

Produced by Red Nation Films

Congratulations to this year’s nominees and official selections, we are proud to showcase another year of cinematic excellence. #WhoTellsTheStoryMatters #NativesInChargeOfTheirNarrative

Don’t miss this annual Global Celebration during American Indian Heritage Month in the month of November with the support from The City and County of Los Angeles. 2022 will be the tenth year of Streaming LIVE the RNCI Red Nation Awards on Red Nation Television Network, this November 20th, RNCI Red Nation Awards will be held in person at The Fine Arts Theatre.

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YOU can attend this year’s Star-Studded Awards Show Red is Green Carpet Event on November 20, 2022.

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.

Red Nation International Film Festival, RNCI Red Nation Awards, Red Nation Television Network-Native is Here, is all about Natives in Charge of their Narrative being the trustworthy American Indian & Indigenous content provider with its groundbreaking initiatives and programs.

RNCI Red Nation Awards Show in Person

Fine Arts Theatre
8556 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

321S La Cienega Blvd,
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Free parking on streets

5:30pm Red is Green Carpet Arrivals
6:30pm LIVE Broadcast Showtime
9:30PM Reception and Music

Tickets / Limited Seating
Black Tie Attire


Limited seating:  First Come, First Served / $50 online per person 

$125 at the door.

Once purchased your name will be held at theatre will call window.

Awards Host Committee

Frances Fisher
Joely Fisher
Joely Fisher
Georgia Lightning
Georgia Lightning
Susan Masten
Susan Masten

Since 1995, the RNCI Red Nation Awards has honored outstanding artistic achievements in television, film, comedy, music and the arts. The show is an integral part of RNCI’s mission and is held on the last day closing the Red Nation International Film Festival. RNCI’s mission is to create greater opportunities for American Indian & Indigenous families in the United States. As a national television special with a cause, the RNCI Red Nation Awards demonstrates how inclusion strengthens the entertainment industry and diversity strengthens our country by promoting fair, accurate, and representative portrayals of American Indian & Indigenous image.

Each November, in celebration of American Indian Heritage Month, the entertainment community and film fans around the world turn their attention to RNCI Red Nation Awards. Interest and anticipation builds as we lead up to the RNCI Red Nation Awards LIVE telecast on Red Nation Television Network, when hundreds of movie lovers tune in to watch the glamorous ceremony and learn who will receive the highest honors in native filmmaking.

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