NATIVES IN CHARGE OF THEIR NARRATIVE

Red Nation International Film Festival making ground-breaking history with The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

“This was the first time in the 89th year history of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences in where a screening/event was dedicated to Native Cinema. As a proud member of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and founder of The Red Nation International Film Festival, we were honored to have 22nd RNCI Red Nation International Film Festival Opening Weekend Screening THE WOMEN IN THE SAND at the prestigious Linwood Dunn Theatre.” – Joanelle Romero (actor, award-winning director/producer) “It was a full house on November 10, 2017, in attendance was representation from Tongva, Chumash, Apache, Cheyenne, Lakota including many other nations from across Indian Country America including Oscar Nominated Actors, Academy members, actors, musicians, tribal members and over 75 students.”


THE WOMEN IN THE SAND
The Story of Death Valley’s Original People
Narrated by Edward James Olmos
U. S. Premiere
Friday, November 10, 2017

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