FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 15, 2012
Call for Films from Long-running First Nations Film Festival
Chicago, Illinois) The First Nations Film and Video Festival, Inc. (FNFVF) is seeking film
submissions for its November 2012 Festival. Native film makers are invited to submit films
or videos of any length for inclusion in the November Festival. This year, the organizers of
the festival are hoping to promote films and videos from first–time film makers. The First
Nations Film and Video Festival is free to enter and all programs are free and open to
Dedicated to providing a venue for the long-overlooked Native American voice in media,
the First Nations Film and Video Festival is the only festival that deals exclusively with
Native American filmmakers of all skill levels. The festival has been in existence for over
twenty years. This year's festival is set to take place November 2 through 11, 2012 at
various venues across Chicago.
The mission of the First Nations Film and Video Festival is to advocate for and celebrate
the works of Native American works that break racial stereotypes and promote
awareness of Native American issues. All films submitted must be directed by Native
American artists. Deadline for submissions is September 15, 2012.
Festival screenings will include question and answer discussions facilitated by the
director; Native American filmmakers are invited and encouraged to attend the festival to
present and discuss their work.
Visit the First Nations Film and Video Festival web site at www.fnfvf.org for more
information, submission application and for a list of recent screenings.
Ernest M. Whiteman III
First Nations Film and Video Festival Director
CLICK HERE FOR FNFVF 2012 APPLICATION
Please read NEW application thoroughly!