The Red Orchid

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Los Angeles Festival Premiere LIVE ACTION | United States | 25 MINUTES | English The Red Orchid Deep in the swamps of Florida, an Indian Tribe prepares for the coming of an entity which seeks to feed on the children. CAST & CREDITS Directed by Montana Cypress Director Montana Cypress Producer Montana Cypress Screenwriter Montana […]

A Cedar Is Life

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World Premiere DOCUMENTARY | Canada | 90 MINUTES | English A Cedar Is Life This film explores the species that stands at the center of West Coast Indigenous culture, the relationship between the people and “The Tree of Life” that continues to this day, and the threats to its continued existence. CAST & CREDITS Directed […]

Above Boy

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Los Angeles Festival Premiere DOCUMENTARY SHORT | United States | 33 MINUTES | English Above Boy Above Boy is the story of Godfrey Benjamin Chipps, a fourth-generation descendant of Horn Chipp – the Medicine Man for legendary Indian chief, Crazy Horse, and the legacy he leaves behind for his family. CAST & CREDITS Directed by […]

Imalirijit

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Los Angeles Festival Premiere DOCUMENTARY SHORT | Canada | 27 MINUTES | English, Inuktitut Imalirijit The inspired journey of a young Inuit community researcher. CAST & CREDITS Directed by Vincent L’Hérault, Tim Anaviapik Soucie Vincent L’Herault is Ph.D. biologist and director at ArctiConnexion. He works in Nunavut with Inuit communities and several hundreds of hunters […]

Rosalie Fish

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Los Angeles Festival Premiere DOCUMENTARY SHORT | United States | 10 MINUTES | English Rosalie Fish For Rosalie Fish, Indigenous student-athlete and activist, running isn’t just a sport — it’s how she represents the strength and resilience of indigenous women within her tribe and beyond. As we look forward to #IndigenousPeoplesDay, we are honored to […]

HERD

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Los Angeles Festival Premiere DOCUMENTARY SHORT | Canada | 15 MINUTES | English HERD In the startling collapse of the once massive George River Caribou Herd – and a subsequent total hunting ban – Inuit in Labrador, Canada, were abruptly confronted with a new reality: life without a fundamental source of food, culture, and wellbeing. […]

Without Water

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Los Angeles Festival Premiere DOCUMENTARY SHORT | United States | 20 MINUTES | English Without Water “Without Water” documents the ongoing dispute between the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP) and various stakeholders in Long Valley, California. Filmed by acclaimed director Jonathan Hyla and narrated by actor David Chokachi, “Without Water” dives into […]

Can Archaeology Repair its Past with Indigenous America?

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Los Angeles Festival Premiere DOCUMENTARY SHORT | United States | 14 MINUTES | English Can Archaeology Repair its Past with Indigenous America? Archaeology has had a long, strained history with Indigenous America. A review of past controversies and egregious conflicts with Native people and Tribal Nations in America begins with a chronological telling of the […]

Rick Bartow The Man Who Made Marks

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Los Angeles Festival Premiere DOCUMENTARY SHORT | United States | 21 MINUTES | English Rick Bartow The Man Who Made Marks When angry animals and heartfelt stories made music. Illustrating the rhythmic style and transformative artistic nature of artist and musician Rick Bartow (Mad River Band of Wiyot, 1946-2016), Rick Bartow The Man Who Made […]

Nu Ulew (My homeland)

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Los Angeles Festival Premiere DOCUMENTARY SHORT | Canada | 20 MINUTES | Spanish Nu Ulew (My homeland) Farm worker Pablo Nimamac works five to seven months a year on a vegetable farm in Quebec since 2008. The rest of the year, he runs his family’s strawberry farm in Guatemala, which he has been able to […]

A Winter Love

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Los Angeles Festval Premiere FEATURE | United States | 91 MINUTES | English A Winter Love Drama Blue, a 35 year old, Navajo, singer-songwriter has lost her creative spark to a series of bad relationships and to the harsh Minneapolis winter. But when she meets a younger guy, Eddie, a 25 year-old, Lakota, law school […]

I AM HOME

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U. S. Premiere LIVE ACTION | United States | 2 MINUTES | Navajo I AM HOME A short film exploring the beauty of Diné (Navajo) architecture, the Female Hogan. CAST & CREDITS Directed by Kymon Greyhorse Kymon Greyhorse is a Navajo + Tongan + 2Spirit film director, screenwriter, cinematographer, and editor. A descendant from the […]

Pehin

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USA Premiere LIVE ACTION | United States | 6 MINUTES | English Pehin An Indigenous female vigilante struggles to come to terms with murdering and scalping a man responsible for missing Indigenous women. CAST & CREDITS Directed by Juliana Brown Eyes (Oglala Lakota) Director Juliana Brown Eyes Screenwriter Juliana Brown Eyes Editor Xavier Masson-Leach Program […]

Kumu Niu

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Los Angeles Festival Premiere DOCUMENTARY SHORT | United States | 15 MINUTES | English Kumu Niu The island of O’ahu is covered with coconut palms, but for fear of liability the vast majority of these sacred trees have been stripped of coconuts. The grassroots movement “Niu Now” is on a mission to restore the “niu,” […]

On Sacred Ground

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World Premiere FEATURE | United States | 85 MINUTES | English On Sacred Ground Drama Inspired by real events, ON SACRED GROUND follows Dan, a war vet journalist who suffers from PTSD, during what becomes the spiritual transformation of a lifetime. Dan is hired to go to North Dakota and cover a confrontation around an […]

Brother Rick

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U.S.Premiere DOCUMENTARY SHORT | Canada | 14 MINUTES | English Brother Rick How a member of the Quw’utsun First Nation is bringing people of different backgrounds and generations together as brothers and sisters. CAST & CREDITS Directed by Elton Hubner Elton Hubner is the Founder of Eyes Multimedia, a video production company based in Vancouver, […]

POMO LAND BACK: A Prayer from the Forest

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Los Angeles Festival Premiere DOCUMENTARY SHORT | United States | 7 MINUTES | English POMO LAND BACK: A Prayer from the Forest Created in collaboration with the Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians, POMO LAND BACK: A Prayer from the Forest aims to honor the vital movement towards indigenous-led stewardship and rematriation of California forest […]

Cara Romero: Following the Light

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Los Angeles Festival Premiere DOCUMENTARY SHORT | United States | 27 MINUTES | English Cara Romero: Following the Light A documentary on contemporary fine art photographer Cara Romero. An enrolled citizen of the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe, Romero was raised between contrasting settings: the rural Chemehuevi reservation in Mojave Desert, CA and the urban sprawl of […]

Wâhkôhtowin | All My Relations

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Los Angeles Festival Premiere ANIMATION | Canada | 5 MINUTES | English Wâhkôhtowin | All My Relations The power of stories, told over many nights, over many years, through all the languages across the world, are encapsulated in an intimate story between a grandmother and her children’s children on a clear winter night in the […]

KAKIÑIIT

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Los Angeles Festival Premiere DOCUMENTARY SHORT | United States | 31 MINUTES | English KAKIÑIIT In this expository documentary, Iñupiaq tattoo artist Marjorie Kunaq Tahbone reclaims the ceremonial practice of kakiñiit (Inupiaq tattooing) within her Indigenous community. Experience ceremony as Kunaq tattoos MacKenzie Sleeman (Gwich’in) and Rainbow Mado’eeno Esmailka (Athabascan) with traditional facial tattoos. Witness […]

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