January 2019 E-News


Happy New Year from Vision Maker Media! With a new year comes new films, screenings and opportunities! Craving even more Vision Maker Media? Visit our  website.

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2019 Vision Maker Media Public Media Project Fund is Now Accepting Applications
Vision Maker Media Wants to Fund Your Film
Vision Maker Media invites applications for projects intended for public media that represent the cultures, experiences and values of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Vision Maker Media will consider funding projects at any production stage, including research and development, production, post-production and new media. 

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Santa Fe's Chris Eyre leads 'Growing Native' across Indian Country for PBS series
The Albuquerque Journal
Telling the Native story is important to Chris Eyre. This is why the award-winning director came up with the series Growing Native, which will air on PBS beginning Monday, Jan. 7. Read More.

January 17th Screening in Lincoln Brings Light to Indigenous Influence of American Music
Nebraska's PBS and NPR Stations
RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World - Official Trailer

As the film reveals, early pioneers of the blues, such as Charlie Patton, had Native as well as African American roots, and one of the first and most influential jazz singers, Mildred Bailey, had a voice trained on Native American songs. Read More.

At the end of the month, Words from a Bear, a powerful documentary featuring the life of famous author and poet, N. Scott Momaday, by Kiowa filmmaker Jeffrey Palmer will be featured in the Sundance Film Festival.

 Check out the line up and get your tickets here.

Upcoming Screenings
Check out what's showing in your area!
 Rocked The World
When:  Jan 16, 2019
Where:  Honolulu, HI

When:  Jan 17, 2019
Where:  Durango, CO
Where: Redding, CA
Where: University of Nebraska
Lincoln, NE 

When:  Jan 23, 2019
Where: Jefferson City, MO

Words From A Bear
When: Jan 29, 2019
Where: Sundance Film Festival
Library Center Theatre
Park City, UT

When: Jan 31, 2019
Where: Sundance Film Festival
The Ray Theatre
Park City, UT

When: Feb 2, 2019
Where: Sundance Film Festival
Redstone Cinema
Park City, UT


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