The Fall 2019 FNFVF Schedule!

FIELD MUSEUM, 1:00pm – 3:00pm, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2019
Montgomery Ward Theater
Screening: “Innu Nikamu: Resist and Sing” (1:30:00)
Use the west entrance, but if you do use a different entrance, just let the security guard know you are here for the Native film screenings. Event program is located by the West entrance on the ground level.
Total Program Rumtime: 1:30:00

AMERICAN INDIAN CENTER, 7:00pm – 9:00pm, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2019
The Game of Hockey – A Mi’kmaw Story (32:40)
Yakonnhéhkwen (It Sustains Her) (16:49)
Polar Tour (4:30)
August 8 (3:24)
Cinema Red: Natives & Horror (49:46)
Total Program Runtime: 1:47:09

NEWBERRY LIBRARY, 1:00pm – 3:00pm, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2019
Warrior Women 1:27:00
Screening as part of the FNFVF Film Series in partnership with the D’Arcy McNickle Center

CITLALIN ARTS GALLERY, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2019
Stag Parties (10:45)
Nakua pewerewerekae jawabelia/Hasta el fin del mundo/Até o fim do mundo (15:50)
Bel-Air x 1994 (02:18)
Tetoterapia, El Musical (1:30:00)
Total Program Runtime: 1:48:08

HAROLD WASHINGTON LIBRARY, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, TUESDAY NOVEMBER 5, 2019
Yakonnhéhkwen (It Sustains Her) (16:49)
The Game of Hockey – A Mi’kmaw Story (32:40)
Huahua (1:10:00)
Total Program Runtime: 1:59:29

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, 8:00pm-10:00pm, WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 6, 2019
The Tree (3:52)
Polar Tour (4:30)
Red Road (15:00)
LOST (19:50)
Johnny or Tommy or Ronny (7:05)
Finding Wampum (9:14)
Cinema Red: Natives & Horror (49:46)
Total Program Runtime: 1:49:17

MUSIC BOX THEATRE, 7:00pm-9:00pm, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2019
In Times of Rain 1:30:00

WOODSON REGIONAL LIBRARY, 1pm-3pm, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2019
Essential Understanding Series – Pomo Tribal Ambassadors (52:32)
Great Diversity Among Tribes – EP #1 (4:54)
Diversity Among Identity – EP #2 (8:10)
Native Traditional Beliefs – EP #3 (5:49)
Policies that Affected Tribes – EP #4 (11:07)
Reservations – EP #5 (8:35)
History from a California Indian Perspective – EP #6 (10:08)
Tribes Have Sovereign Powers – EP #7 (3:49)
# CorrienteDelSur (20:00)
R3CKL3$$ THE MINI MOVIE (12:28)
Whisked Away By Matcha (6:03)
Behind The Skin (DETRÁS De La Piel) (25:40)
Total Program Runtime: 1:56:43

AUSTIN LIBRARY, 6:00pm – 7:30pm, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2019
Keep the Fire Lit- lost tribes of Texas (1:14:55)

MITCHELL MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN, 6:00pm – 7:30pm, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2019
ACORN SERIES – POMO TRIBAL YOUTH AMBASSADORS (26:23)
Acorn: California Indian Historical and Cultural Perspectives (5:31)
Acorn: Climate Change and It’s Impact on Acorns (3:42)
Acorn Flour Supply (3:30)
Acorn: Stewardship, Gathering, and Processing (3:32)
Acorn: Traditional and Contemporary Acorn Nutrition and Health (5:18)
Ahomapénî; Relations and Rez Dogs (53:44)
Total Program Runtime: 1:20:07

GENE SISKEL FILM CENTER, 8:00pm-10:00pm, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2019
August 8 (3:24)
Warrior Women (1:20:00)
Total Program Runtime: 1:23:24

For More Information on the films, please visit our FILM SCHEDULE /Fall 2019 Films Page

FNFVF at the Newberry Library – New Film Series

We are pleased to announce:
First Nations Film and Video Festival at the Newberry
Native Film Series

Beginning Saturday, November 10, at the Newberry Library
Featured Films Screening:


Choctaw Code Talkers
Directed by Valerie Red Horse – Cherokee
The heartfelt and personal story of Choctaw soldiers whose dedication and bravery assisted in ending World War I, even though as individuals, the men were not recognized as American citizens.

Total run time: 54:00


The Honor Riders

Directed by Ralphina Hernandez – Navajo (Diné)
Arising from the Great Tribes of the Navajo and Hopi Peoples, the Honor Riders began in 2003 to celebrate the life of Lori Piestewa, the first Native American woman to be lost in battle. The Honor Riders are a group of Veterans and their supporters who gather each year before Memorial Day in May to honor the missing and the fallen; to ride for those who cannot. To remind everyone; whether they are Past or Present, a Warrior remains a Warrior, and Freedom is never Free.
This is their legacy…

Total run time: 1:45:00

With commentary and a Q&A with FNFVF Director

Then, each month, FNFVF Inc. and the D’Arcy McNickle Center will present a new screening around various themes and topics.

Subsequent dates include December 9, January 12, February 9, March 9, April 13, and May 11.

Thank you to Susan Sleeper Smith, Patrick Rochford, and Alex Teller for their extraordinary assistance in putting this together.

Join us for the first of the series on November 10 beginning at 1:00pm.

For more information visit the Film Series page on the Newberry Library website.

FREE with RSVP.

Join us for the next screening in the film series: DECEMBER 9, 2019.

We hope to see you there.

FNFVF INC. TO SHOWCASE NATIVE WOMEN DIRECTORS AT SPRING EVENT

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Chicago, Illinois) The Spring 2015 First Nations Film and Video Festival is an event dedicated to Native Women Film Directors and Video makers.

“This exciting event sees FNFVF Inc transitioning out of its old business model which will open the fall 2015 season with another unique film event rather than a festival,” says Director Whiteman, “In 2016, we will begin hosting a large-scale film festival in the spring to steer away from the stereotypical placement of Native American cultural happenings in November.”

All FNFVF Inc. programs are free and open to the public. Dedicated to providing a venue for the long-overlooked Native American voice in media since it began in 1990, First Nations Film and Video Festival Inc. is the only festival that deals exclusively with Native American filmmakers of all skill levels. Visit the Spring 2015 Application Page for information. FNFVF Inc. asks that you read our guidelines very carefully. We look forward to hearing from you, screening your works, and promoting your voice.

With Respect;

Ernest M Whiteman III (Northern Arapaho)
FNFVF INC. Director

Contact Information:
Ernest M. Whiteman III
FNFVF Director
ernest-3@fnfvf.org
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