MARK YOUR CALENDAR *September 30, 2022 Official Press Release will be issued announcing Film Program lineup! 

* October 10, 2022 Press Conference RNCI Red Nation International Film Festival Nominees and Red Nation Honors to be announced LIVE on Red Nation Television Network. 

Visit Past RNCI Press Conference of Nominees and Red Nation Honors. 


[RECAP INAUGURAL]   hosted at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes.

* November 1-30, 2022 RNCI Red Nation International Film Festival & Awards 

2022 FILM Submissions NOW OPEN for the 27th RNCI Red Nation International Film Festival

Red Nation International Film Festival is the Prestigious American Indian & Indigenous indie festival in Los Angeles. Home to the Native Documentary Voice. The Authentic Voice of American Indian & Indigenous Cinema. #RNIFF2022 #NativesInChargeOfTheirNarrative #WeAreTheNEWHollywood


RNCI Red Nation International Film Festival is the first Native festival in the Entertainment Capitol of the world, a program of 27th Red Nation Celebration Institute. Twenty-Seventeen years ago there was not a venue to experience Native Cinema. Today, film enthusiasts can now enjoy the cinematic excellence of American Indian & Indigenous content.

Each November, the entertainment community and film fans around the world turn their attention to the RNCI Red Nation Awards, broadcast LIVE on Red Nation Television Network. Hundreds of movie lovers tune in to watch who will receive the highest honors in American Indian & Indigenous filmmaking.

Submission Deadlines and Submission Fees

Earlybird Deadline : May 31, 2022

Regular Deadline: June 30, 2022

Late Final Deadline: July 31, 2022


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