FNFVF 2013 Begins Tomorrow

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First Nations Film and Video Festival Fall Program Starts Nov. 1

Chicago, Illinois) First Nations Film and Video Festival, Inc. (FNFVF, Inc.) has set its Fall 2013 Festival. This year’s festival is set to take place November 1st through the 10th, 2013 at the following dates and locations:

Friday, Nov. 1 at the Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery in the Thompson Center at 11:00am featuring the FNFVF Short Films Program and the feature “on the Ice”. There is also an evening program at Chicago Filmmakers at 7:30pm which features the Chicago premiere of “The Cherokee Word for Water”.

The festival screens again Monday, Nov. 4 at the Beverly Arts Center starting at 7:30pm with “On the Ice”. The festival then continues, Tuesday, Nov. 5 at the Logan Theater in the Logan Square neighborhood at 4:00pm screening “The Cherokee Word for Water”. There is a special PPR screening on Thursday, Nov. 7 at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois beginning at 7:00pm.

All feature films will be presented at DePaul University College of Computing and Digital Media beginning at 12:00pm on Friday, Nov. 8th. Closing up the festival on Sunday, Nov. 3 at the Citlalin Gallery and Theater in Pilsen with the FNFVF Short Films program and the feature film “Mesnak”.

An all-day screening of selected short film and a re-screening of “The Cherokee Word for Water” is taking place at the Latino Cultural Center on the campus of the University of Illinois – Chicago (UIC) on Tuesday, Nov. 19th starting at 12:00pm.

All programs are free and open to the public. Tickets for the Logan Theatre screening can be picked up at the box office.


Dedicated to providing a venue for the long-overlooked Native American voice in media since it began in 1990, the First Nations Film and Video Festival is the only festival that deals exclusively with Native American filmmakers of all skill levels. Visit the First Nations Film and Video Festival, Inc. Festival Schedule Page to view film listings. See our SHORT FILMS LISTNG HERE.

Contact Information:
Ernest M. Whiteman III
FNFVF Director
Website: www.fnfvf.org
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