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Help Support our Media Relations in promoting and cementing American Indian & Indigenous Voices and Image at the forefront of the entertainment industry and the world at large.

Red Nation Celebration Institute (RNCI) continues its legacy now its 25th year 2020, being the longest standing Native Arts & Cultural organization in Los Angeles the Entertainment Capital of the World, empowering American Indian and First Nation filmmakers and native youth via its prestigious Red Nation International Film Festival & Awards The Authentic Voice of American Indian & Indigenous Cinema, Native Women in FILM Festival, and Native Youth Matter – If I Can See It I Can Be It Initiative, providing native youth direct access to the film and music industry through its program.

The Festival features the only film competition in the world that offers guaranteed distribution of American Indian & Indigenous Award winning independent films, as well as films that screen at the festival to include a broadcast television release in partnership with Red Nation Television Network™, a global provider of streaming movies and TV series and soon to be announced Festival’s native films televised on a Cable server provider.

RNCI Red Nation Awards Show is broadcast LIVE on Red Nation Television Network reaching 10 million+ viewers and in 37 countries. Before there was Netflix, or Hulu, or Own or before the networks started streaming their content, RNCI is leading the way in new media digital forum in online streaming, since 2006.

The Festival “On the Road Tour” and its Native Youth Matter Initiative and its Native Women in Film & Television is now in sister cities; Washington DC, Santa Fe NM, Paris France.

Red Nation Celebration Institute is not only in Los Angeles cementing our image and voice in the forefront of the industry, changing the narrative in media with our storytellers while transforming the audience with its media partners, RNCI founder was invited on June 14th & 15th, 2016 to Washington DC by President Obama, First Lady Michael Obama, VP Joe
 Biden and Oprhy Winfrey to “The United State of Women’s Summit” there RNCI had the opportunity to present Native Women in Film & Television
 Initiative to congressional members in taking first steps to changing policy.

June 29, 2016, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences invited Red Nation Celebration Institute founder Joanelle Romero to be a lifetime member. This is one of the highest honor one can receive in the Entertainment Industry.

Another highlight of 2016, The National Indian Child Welfare Association’s National Conference partnered with Red Nation Celebration Institute in bringing to its 1000 native wellness facilitators RNCI program “The Power of Film” on April 5, 2016.

Holiness Dalai Lama invited RNCI founder to say a few words on Native Women and Water at his 80th Birthday Celebration @ The Honda Center July 5, 2015. RNCI reached millions with the positive message of our Indigenous Voice.

At a time in history when as racial and ethnic minorities start to become the majorities, RNCI is at the forefront in all forums. RNCI marketing strategies have already proven to be affective with its inclusion of American Indian & Indigenous image and voice.

RNCI innovative marketing strategies are making a difference not only in the Entertainment Industry but in Indian Country and the world. 

Highlights from Red Nation Film Festival & Awards Show

@NdnCinema (Photos) Stars come out in support of Native Cinema.

Celebrities, Dignitaries and Rock Stars include to name a few: Christian Bale, Scott Cooper, Rory Cochrane, Benicio Del Toro, Dan Aykroyd, Edward James Olmos, Ed Begley Jr, Jason George, Miko Brando, Dr. Jane Goodall, John Savage, Max Gail, April Webster, Sally Kirkalnd, Hawk Lopez, Ronee Blakley, Dennis Kucinich, Elizabeth Kucinich, Mitch Perry, Gary Busey, Shepard Fairey, Balthazar Getty, Alma Martinez, Lita Ford, Phil Soussan, Alan Krigger, Paul Rodriguez, Former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, the late City Councilmember Bill Rosendahl, the late Russell Means, the late John Trudell, the late Edward Albert Jr. and many Native Celebs like A Martinez, Joanelle Romero, Gil Birmingham, A Martinez, Zahn McClarnon, Forrest Goodluck, Duane Howard, Arthur RedCloud, Faith Keeper Oren Lyons, Eddie Spears, Michael Spears, Joe Brings Plenty, Kimberly Guerrero, Jeremiah Bitsui, Chaske Spencer, Heather Rae, Tonantzin Carmelo, Tantoo Cardinal, Saginaw Grant, Tatanka Means, Tokala Clifford, Tribal Leaders, and the late Misty Upham, and special guests Chief Phillip Whiteman Jr, Lynette TwoBulls and so many more, to many to mention all.


Partners Receive:

Full-Page Color Advertisement in the RNIFF20 Official Program
Support First Nation filmmakers, actors, and performing artists.
Website and Social Media presence
Acknowledgement in RNIFF Media Reel
Awards Show Tickets
Company Commercial on Red Nation Television Network reaching 10 million+ viewers in 37 countries
WATCH and Subscribe Today to Red Nation Television Network www.RedNationTV.com.

2020 RNCI Red Nation Awards Show, streams on Red Nation Television Network in November  and a televised broadcast in select cities on Thanksgiving week-end. 

Red Nation International Film Festival is a program of Red Nation Celebration Institute (RNCI) a 501 (c)(3) federally recognized nonprofit organization. Founded in 1995. RNCI is the longest standing Native Arts & Culture nonprofit in Los Angeles. 

Investing in the Native Narrative with mentorships and fellowships, we are at the forefront of educating today’s students for their careers in media, as well as providing movies, documentaries, tv series, original programming, ground-breaking initiatives of accurate, authentic, historical Indigenous content for Red Nation Television Network ? Native is Here. 

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