Organized by the Film and Video Center of the American Indian, the Native American Film + Video Festival celebrates the creative energy of Native American directors, producers, writers, actors, musicians, cultural activists and all others who support their endeavors.
NAPT's Executive Director Shirley K. Sneve (Rosebud Sioux) and Assistant Director Georgiana Lee (Navajo) will be attendance at the Festival March 31-April 3 in New York. The Festival will be screening multiple NAPT films including:River of Renewal
Jack Kohler (Karuk/Yurok/Hoopa), Stephen Most and Steve Michelson
Jack Kohler (Karuk/Yurok/Hoopa) returns to his Tribe to discover how politics and economics have impacted Tribal fishing and the environment after industry changes the Klamath River's ecosystem.Columbus Day Legacy
Bennie Klain (Navajo) and Leighton C. Peterson
***New Release: Available March 26 from VisionMaker
Examine the quintessential American issues of free speech and ethnic pride as you follow the ongoing Columbus Day parade controversy in Denver, Colorado. Tensions rise as Denver's Native American and Italian-American communities publicly fight over race, history and what it means to be an "American."Apache 8
Sande Zeig, Heather Rae (Cherokee)
Apache 8, LLC
New Release: Available March 26 from VisionMaker
The all-women wildland firefighting crew from the White Mountain Apache Tribe has been fighting fires on the Reservation and throughout the United States for more than 30 years. With humor and tenderness, four extraordinary women from different generations share their personal stories.
For more information about the Native American Film + Video Festival, visit: www.nativenetworks.si.edu/eng/blue/nafvf_11.html