“The Entertainment Industry & Indian Country’s Biggest Night for American Indian & Indigenous Voices™”

“An honor and privilege to stand here at this film festival its inarguably  one of the most important film festival in this country because it aloud us to see ourselves in a manner that usually we never do and to Joanelle Romero and everyone who has made it possible for us to be here tonight I thank them from the bottom of my heart” – Edward James Olmos, Actor 

“How others view American Indians and how we see ourselves is influenced substantially by film. Creating and depicting our own positive narratives of American Indian life and culture helps reverse generations of stereotypes, while allowing Native people to give voice to their own truths.” – Cheryl Crazy Bull, President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund

LIVE BROADCAST: RNCI Red Nation Awards Show will be broadcast LIVE on Red Nation Television Network, sixth executive year, reaching 10 million viewers in 37 countries November 16, 2018 Ahrya Fine Arts Theater.


BREAKING: 2019, Red Nation Television Network will launch its NEWSROOM broadcasting Indigenous News. YOU can help contibute by contacting us for more information below.


The broadcast will provide exposure of native films, filmmakers, actors, A-list celebrities, On the Red is Green Carpet, performers; Tribal and Corporate Sponsors; American Indian Heritage Month,  Red Nation Celebration Institute, including Studios and national corporations.

In celebration of the 23rd Anniversary of RNCI Red Nation International Film Festival – The Authentic Voice of American Indian & Indigenous Cinema in Los Angeles,  this magnificent production will be our sixth consecutive year in broadcasting on cable television, internet TV and ‘commercial’ televised broadcast nationally and Internationally.

RNCI invites Tribal Nations, Corporate/Tribal Enterprise, Studio/Production Companies to become part of our sixth consecutive year in broadcasting “RNCI Red Nation Awards Show” join us as a partner in our continued historic productions.


First time in television history an American Indian Awards Show was broadcast! Ground-breaking programming for American Indian Filmmakers and performers.

RNCI Red Nation Awards made HISTORY in 2013 with a televised broadcast of the FIRST AMERICAN INDIAN AWARDS SHOW with our partership with COMCAST | NBC UNIVERSAL (Cable Television)  & RED NATION TELEVISION NETWORK-Native is Here (Internet TV).

“In 2013, for the first time in television history RNCI Red Nation Awards Show was broadcast on Comcast | NBC Universal reaching 19 million homes and Red Nation Television Channel-Native is Here reaching 10 million viewers in 37 countries. It was the first time an American Indian Awards Show was broadcast ever” states Joanelle Romero (Founder/Director/Producer RNFF, RNTV).

November 12, 2014 in its second year RNCI Red Nation Awards of broadcasting a LIVE televised American Indian Awards Show, Reaching Millions of viewers in the US and Internationally.

November 2015 in its third year RNCI Red Nation Awards of broadcasting a LIVE televised American Indian Awards Show, cementing native image at the forefront of the entertainment industry. Watch the celebs On the Red is Green Carpet.

November 21, 2016 in its forth year with a three hour LIVE broadcast of RNCI Red Nation Awards on Red Nation Television Network.

In addition, RNCI Red Nation Awards Show, will be broadcasted with a televised edited 90 minute program. Check your local listings, local stations in some city/states.

Get Seen by MILLIONS.

RNCI Red Nation Awards Show to broadcast in several markets, including Los Angeles, San Diego, Phoenix, New Mexico, Nashville, cable, internet outlets and internationally.


Red Nation Celebration Institute, now in its 23rd Anniversary 2018 (http://rednationcele.org), has produced and delivered ground-breaking initiatives i.e. the First and most Prestigious American Indian & Indigenous Film Festival & Awards Show in Los Angeles (https://rednationff.com), the Red Nation Film Market the ONLY native film market in the world, the First American Indian Television Network streaming on the internet {10 million viewers in 37 countries},  (http://rednationtv.com), Native Women in Film & Television (http://nativewomeninfilm.com), Red Nation Films (http://www.rednationfilms.net), and founded the American Indian Heritage in the City of Los Angeles (https://rednationff.com/548/).

Please contact us for sponsorship and investor opportunities:

Linda Tenequer
Office: 818.665.5753
Email: rednation@rednation.com

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