Due to COVID- 19 Pandemic all screenings will be virtual on Lumiere Cinema site:  https://lumierecinemala.com

In Celebration of RNCI 25th Anniversary 2020

Filmmakers have been making movies since the late 1800’s, the first theatre opened in 1896. 

BREAKING Never before in the history of the entertainment industry has there been a monthly film series dedicated to Native Cinema ‘On the Silver Screen

Red Nation Celebration Institute presents Inaugural ‘Monthly Film Series’ in partnership with Lumiere Cinema 

Please RSVP at rncimedia@gmail.com

March 5th 2020
Lumiere Cinema 
9036 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
6:00pm Red is Green Carpet
7:00 to 9:30 Film Program
9:30 to 10:00pm The Conversation Series 

Distribution Partner Red Nation Television Network

THUNDERHEART (1992) 120 mins – RNCI secured a 35 mm print for this screening.  The last time move goers experienced Thunderheart on the silver screen was in 1992. 

Director: Michael Apted
Writer: John Fusco
Produced by: Robert DeNiro, Jane Rosenthal
Director of Photography: Roger Deakins
Starring: Val Kilmer, Sam Shepard, Graham Greene, Fred Ward, Sheila Tousey, Ted Thin Elk, John Trudell, Buddy Red Bow.

Director/Producer: Joanelle Romero

?To date only film that addresses the American Indian and Jewish Holocausts.
?To date only Native filmmaker to be short-listed for an Academy Award
?To date only Native to be honored with an Armin T. Wegner Humanitarian Award for “the vision to see the truth and the courage to speak it”
?On the first Native Women Filmmakers to become a member of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
? Over 5 million views on youtube

This film is Supported by: Rabbi Nahum Ward-Lev, Rabbi Debra Orenstein, Shoah Foundation, Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles & American Indian Communities.

Executive Producers: Joanelle Romero, Elizabeth Sage Galesi, Phillip M. Haozous, Teddy Parker, Kathleen Jones, David Aurbey, Windhollow Foundation, Connie Stevens.


Purchase Tickets here or Lumiere Cinema

“Our fundamental foundation is uniting our creatives within our community to bring together a greater force to the entertainment industry and the world at large. Red Nation Celebration Institute is honored and proud to work with strong leaders within our Native Nations across Indian Country and our Indigenous talent from directors, producers, writers, actors and crew in front of and behind the camera, fostering the next generation of talent and leaders” – Joanelle Romero (founder/president RNCI)

RNCI Board of Directors encourages you to get involved with RNCI programs, events and groundbreaking initiatives. We can not express enough how important this work is at this critical time in history to support Indigenous art in all media platforms. We are stronger together!

RNCI Board of Directors https://rednationff.com/board-of-directors/

2020 ‘Monthly Film Series’ Program Dates 
First Wednesday of each month
April 1 | May 6 | June 3 | July 1 | August 5 | Sept 2 | Oct 1 | Dec 2

Sponsorship Opportunities Available Contact: Linda Tenequer at rncimedia@gmail.com

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