Welcome to the Official Website of First Nations Film and Video Festival Inc.
The mission of First Nations Film and Video Festival is to advocate for and celebrate the works of Native Americans filmmakers and new works and films that break racial stereotypes and promotes awareness of Native American issues. All films screened are directed by Indigenous/Native American filmmakers from the United States, Canada, Central and South America, and Mexico.
The mission of First Nations Film and Video Festival Inc. is to support Indigenous/Native American filmmakers of all skill levels and work to provide them a venue for their works and voice.
FNFVF Inc runs two annual film festivals a year at various venues across Chicago, surrounding suburbs, and beyond. The festivals take place:
MAY 1 – 10 & NOVEMBER 1 -10 every year.
FNFVF, Inc. is a 501c3 tax-exempt organization thanks to the Chicago Arts Assistance Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency, which supported our 501c3 tax-exempt application.
Thanks also to the Crossroads Fund for their invaluable support:
You can support the First Nations Film and Video Festival and help us support Native American Filmmakers! To continue your support click the DONATE button below. Thank you for your support of Native American Movie Makers across North America.