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 28th RNCI Red Nation Awards

The presentation of the 28th RNCI Red Nation Awards telecast.

Congratulations to this year’s winners, 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 November.

2023 will be the eleventh year of Streaming the RNCI Red Nation Awards on Red Nation Television Network.

Red Nation International Film Festival & Awards buzz has began!

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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.

28th Red Nation Awards Presenter Irene Bedard
28th Red Nation Awards Presenter Kiowa Gordon
28th Red Nation Awards Presenter Alma Martinez
28th Red Nation Awards Presenter Carla Rae
28th Red Nation Awards Presenter Rena Owens
28th Red Nation Awards Presenter Zion White
28th Red Nation Awards Presenter Cole Brings Plenty
28th Red Nation Awards Presenter JoDe Goudy
28th Red Nation Awards Presenter Loushana Roybal Rose

RNCI Red Nation Awards Show in Person November 12

Fine Arts Theatre
8556 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Parking
321S La Cienega Blvd,
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Free parking on streets

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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