SPOTLIGHT Exclusive Screening 



Cory Lambert is a wildlife officer who finds the body of an 18-year-old woman on an American Indian reservation in snowy Wyoming. When the autopsy reveals that she was raped, FBI agent Jane Banner arrives to investigate. Teaming up with Lambert as a guide, the duo soon find that their lives are in danger while trying to solve the mystery of the teen’s death.

OSCAR BUZZ! SPOTLIGHT screening of WIND RIVER, Academy Award-nominated Taylor Sheridan’s directorial debut at the 14th Red Nation Film Festival.

IN PERSON: Executive producer Matthew George.
Members of the Tunica-Biloxi tribe, Lisa Hope Heth (Human Trafficking), Aldo Seoane (co-founder at Wica Agli), Jenna Cavelle (director Open Season) and Joanelle Romero (Award-winning director/producer, member of AMPAS)
Q & A with actor writer A Bone Martinez, known for Longmire (2012) Santa Barbara (1984) Pow Wow Highway (1989) and serves on Red Nation Film Festival Board of Directors.

Followed by a panel discussion addressing Violence against Indigenous women, Missing & Murdered Native Women, Human Trafficking, the #MeToo movement, and the lack of Native inclusion in Hollywood. You do not want to miss this very important conversation. Powerful! 14th Red Nation Film Festival broadening the conversation in Hollywood.

Cast  Kelsey Asbille, Jeremy Renner, Julia Jones, Graham Greene, Elizabeth Olsen,  Tantoo Cardinal, Gil Birmingham, Tokkata Black Elk, Martin Sensmeier

Director Taylor Sheridan
Producers Matthew George | Basil Iwanyk
Composers Nick Cave | Warren Ellis
Cinematographer Ben Richardson
Editor Gary Roach

** Short to screen OPEN SEASON TRAILER 


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