YOUR INVITED TO EXPERIENCE! One of the most important conversations this year! This event will be an inspiring and empowering.“Native Women in FILM #WhyWeWearRED Conversation Series Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM 1st Congressional District) will be the guest of honor. Joanelle Romero actor, founder of RNCI Red Nation International Film Festival,  Native Women in FILM #WhyWeWearRED, Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, currently the only Native filmmaker to be short-listed for an Oscar.

Last August, Native Women in FILM #WhyWeWearRED had its first press conference during Indian Market week-end addressing the Call to Action on lack of Native Women in Film & Television and the direct link to Murdered & Missing Native Women.  The event below is the one year follow up with how far we have come in one year with our partners Congresswoman Deb Haaland and Native Women in Film Media Coalition.    

Stay Connected more TBA!…. Proceeds from the ticket sales will be shared with #WhyWeWearRED initiatives.

Welcoming Introduction by Signe Lindell Santa Fe City Councilor atCity of Santa Fe.

Moderator Pearl Means – Film producer and Native Women in FILM Board member.

Hosted by Hotel Santa Fe | August 17th | 3:00pm to 5:00pm 


RNCI Red Nation International Film Festival  ON THE ROAD

#RNIFFsantafe Full Schedule of Events Other Events during Indian Market week.

LOCATIONS! La Fonda on the Plaza, Violet Crown, Hotel Santa Fe
Tuesday, August 13, Wednesday, August 14, Thursday, August 15 and Saturday, August 17th. 

One of the most prestigious and popular events held during Santa Fe Indian Market is RNCI Red Nation International Film Festival The Authentic Voice of American Indian & Indigenous Cinema, now in its 24th season, is a fundraiser for Red Nation Celebration Institute (RNCI),  founded in Santa Fe during Indian Market in 1995. All proceeds goes towards RNCI Year-round programs supporting Indigenous Filmmakers, Native Youth, and women. RNCI organization launched the Contemporary American Indian music scene during Indian market in 1995, produced the first Native Film Festival during Indian market, produced the first Red Carpet Gala during Indian Market, produced the music scene on the Plaza during Indian Market.  All events take place between August 14 – 17, includes Press Conference, Film Program, The Writers Room Masterclass, and Native Women in FILM #WhyWeWearRED.

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