The Unknown Country

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FESTIVAL PREMIERE FEATURE | USA | 85 MINUTES | English The Unknown Country An unexpected invitation rushes a grieving young woman into a lonely road trip through the American Midwest towards the border between Texas and Mexico. CAST & CREDITS Directed by Morrisa Maltz Director Morrisa Maltz Associate Producer Sharon Reinschmiedt, Natasha Warner Producer Katherine […]

Borders

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LOS ANGELES PREMIERE LIVE ACTION | USA | 12 MINUTES | English, Spanish Borders Based on a true events from 2021, this film follows a young immigrant girl transporting drugs who gets stranded in the Sonoran desert. She’s saved from near death by a kind teenage boy from a reservation. Overcoming language and cultural differences, […]

SEVEN

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LOS ANGELES PREMIERE LIVE ACTION | USA | 3 MINUTES | English SEVEN SEVEN, is an eco-fashion awareness video, which promotes shopping second-hand clothing as a practical approach toward sustainable living. In alignment with the 7 generations principle of the Haudenosaunee, Seneca descendants ZsaZsa K (mother) & Eden Serafina (daughter) team-up to showcase a curated […]

Hatarimuy

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WORLD PREMIERE LIVE ACTION | PERU | 23 MINUTES | Quechua, Spanish Hatarimuy (Rise Up) Hatarimuy (Rise up in Quechua): After being injured in the protests, a Quechua young man experiences a supernatural encounter, which leads him to question his history, revealing his true identity and decolonizing his inner self. CAST & CREDITS Directed by […]

Urpi: Her Last Wish

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LOS ANGELES PREMIERE LIVE ACTION | USA | 17 MINUTES | English, Quechua, Spanish Urpi: Her Last Wish Urpi travels to the sacred valley of the Incas in the Peruvian Andes to fulfill a promise to her grandmother. She meets Sayri, an indigenous Quechua young man, who offers his motorcycle for a journey that will […]

Dusk & Dawn

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FESTIVAL PREMIERE FEATURE | USA | 86 MINUTES | English Dusk & Dawn This indie film is a stylized, camp, dark comedy featuring Indigenous Couture. It takes place in the small town of Skyville, where exes Dusk & Dawn rekindle their love on the night of their grad. As Dusk & Dawn navigate the evening […]

War Pony

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FESTIVAL PREMIERE FEATURE | USA, UK | 115 MINUTES | English, Sioux War Pony The interlocking stories of two young Oglala Lakota men growing up on the Pine Ridge Reservation. CAST & CREDITS Directed by Gina Gammell, Riley Keough Director Gina Gammell, Riley Keough Writer Franklin Sioux Bob, Bill Reddy, Gina Gammell, Riley Keough Producer […]

Rude Girl

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FESTIVAL PREMIERE LIVE ACTION | USA  | 20 MINUTES | English Rude Girl A half Native American and white teenager dealing with identity issues visits her grandpa in the spiritual world, only to realize she needs to overcome doubts and believe in her superhero powers and herself, offering a glimpse into the urban Native and […]

Remembering the Children: The Red Deer Indian Industrial School

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FESTIVAL PREMIERE STUDENT FILM | 64 MINUTES Remembering the Children: The Red Deer Indian Industrial School For over 100 years, many of the Indigenous children of Canada were forcefully taken from their families and sent hundred or thousands of kilometers away to Residential Schools whose purpose was to take away their language and culture and […]

Deprived

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FESTIVAL PREMIERE STUDENT FILM | 9 MINUTES Deprived A young man is trapped in this ongoing cycle where he realizes the brokenness of the world. Will he continue down this rabbit hole, or will he realign himself and gain new perspective? CAST & CREDITS Directed by Megan James Director Megan James Share Program Eleven Game […]

The Sound of Drums

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FESTIVAL PREMIERE STUDENT FILM | 10 MINUTES The Sound of Drums The film is about a Cree Indian kid, named Rye. Rye is trying to find what he loves. Rye used to dance Pow Wow when he was a kid and it made him really happy. As he grew up, he slowly drifted from this […]

Lost Travelers

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FESTIVAL PREMIERE STUDENT FILM | 2 MINUTES Lost Travelers Living deep in the forest, three mushrooms, Owen, Agaric, and Virgo went out scavenging for supplies. While out in the woods, they encounter a glowing light in the distance and decide to investigate. They chase the light and make an amazing discovery. CAST & CREDITS Directed […]

Game Night

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FESTIVAL PREMIERE STUDENT FILM | 3 MINUTES Game Night A girl who lost her zest for life is launched into a series of games against a menacing figure. CAST & CREDITS Directed by Cadence Grace Barreda Cadence Grace Barreda is a 17 year old high school student from Oklahoma. She is a proud Latina and […]

Tiny

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LOS ANGELES PREMIERE ANIMATION | CANADA | 16 MINUTES | English Tiny Tiny is a contemplative stop motion film which tells the story of ‘Nakwaxda’xw Elder Colleen Hemphill’s childhood. The film portrays modern day Colleen as she reflects on her past, and re-enacts the stories she tells of her youth, as a young girl growing […]

Heart Like a Pow Wow

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LOS ANGELES PREMIERE ANIMATION | CANADA | 5 MINUTES | English, French, Anishinaabemowin Heart Like a Pow Wow Heart Like A Pow Wow explores the depths of grief from an Anishinaabe perspective of love and family. Viewers are called to witness Spirit as they shift to physical form while embodying the love that precedes grief […]

Nya’waap Illyuw Uuchyuwp — Our Way of Knowing

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U.S. PREMIERE ANIMATION | USA | 20 MINUTES | English Nya’waap Illyuw Uuchyuwp — Our Way of Knowing Nya’waap Illyuw Uuchyuwp—Our Way of Knowing is a twenty-minute film that shares the origin story of the Barona Band of the Kumeyaay, never before shared publicly. The film interweaves live action and original animation with songs and […]

My Roommate Makayla

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FESTIVAL PREMIERE LIVE ACTION | CANADA  | 5 MINUTES | English My Roommate Makayla A fun girl’s night in is turned upside down when a late-night phone call alerts a group of friends that one of their roommates is alone and in danger but how can they help her when they don’t know how to […]

une fille étrange

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FESTIVAL PREMIERE LIVE ACTION | USA | 25 MINUTES | English une fille étrange (“A Strange Girl”)A young artist is stuck in a purgatory-like state, between deep-rooted personal challenges and a blossoming career. CAST & CREDITS Directed by ZsaZsa K. Director ZsaZsa K. Producer Aaron M. Kahn Screenwriter ZsaZsa K. Key Cast Marie Sue Share […]

The Handsome Man

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FESTIVAL PREMIERE LIVE ACTION | USA | 15 MINUTES | English The Handsome Man Andre and Lydia are called in by their boss and to clean up a mess. They must move a massive dead body and avoid getting caught by the suspicious police officer. CAST & CREDITS Directed by Misty Shipman, Hope Shipman Director […]

The Comedian

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FESTIVAL PREMIERE LIVE ACTION | USA | 8 MINUTES | English The Comedian A comedian learns that quitting smoking will become the greatest joke of his life. A Red Eagle Soaring film production. Directed by Ajuawak Kapashesit. Written by Ajuawak Kapashesit and Jeff Barehand. Produced by Red Eagle Soaring and Sky Bear Media. CAST & […]

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