Siskel Center Prestents: Sky Hopinka

Join the Gene Siskel Film Center on Wednesday, April 21 at 7pm CT for an exclusive virtual chat for małni – towards the ocean, towards the shore with director Sky Hopinka, moderated by Ernest M. Whiteman III (Northern Arapaho), Director of First Nations Film and Video Festival Inc.

Then register for the free Q&A here.
 
 

Spring 2021 FNFVF Call for Entries Now Open!

Skokie, IL – First Nations Film and Video Festival Inc. announces the call for entries for the Spring 2021 FNFVF is opening on February 1st. Native American filmmakers can submit their films for the upcoming festival at FilmFreeway. There is no cost to enter the film festival and films only have to meet two criteria. They must be made after January 2016, and the films MUST have a Native American director. The deadline is FEBRUARY 15th, 2021.

Once again, this spring’s festival will take place online May 1 – 10, 2021.

FNFVF Inc is specifically looking for feature films from Indigenous filmmakers of the United States this year. Says Festival Director Ernest Whitman III, “We have great turnout from Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, and we gladly accept films from the indigenous filmmakers there. Yet, we have had little response from our people in the United States and are looking forward to getting more films to feature.”

First Nations Film and Video Festival is the only film festival that deal directly with Indigenous filmmakers of all skill levels, from beginner to professional, and works to get them a venue for their voice and works. You can submit your film at the FNFVF INC FilmFreeway Page

For more information visit our website at www.fnfvf.org/blog. You can also keep up on our social media pages on Facebook and Twitter.

For any questions contact the festival at info@fnfvf.org.

 

Announcement: FNFVF Fall 2020 Program (via Zoom)

The Fall 2020 First Nations Film and Video Festival takes place online November 3, 4, and 5, at 7pm each day, screening films by Native American directors.

PROGRAM 1: Tue 11.3 7pm
Sacred Connections 18:40
Shear Avory: To Be Continued 26:03
Portrait of a Zamboni Driver 10:00
Lunchtime Nightmare 3:12
A Short Film About Habits (And Breaking Them) 17:17
The Litterbug 7:15
The Talk 6:53
TOTAL PROGRAM TIME: 1:29:20

PROGRAM 2: Wed 11.4 7pm
Unboxed: The Art of Action Figure Photography 17:09
Quele Quele 59:12
TOTAL PROGRAM TIME: 1:16:21

Program 3: Thu 11.5 7pm
Stomach Of The Earth 13:15
THE SHORT CUT 10:42
Haunted Cape Breton Episode 3 19:26
They Came On Ships 04:09
TOTAL PROGRAM TIME: 47:32

Get your tickets by going to the EventBrite FNFVF Page.

Visit our SCHEDULE PAGE for a description of the films.

We look forward to seeing you there!

ALSO: We are working on an outdoor screening event. STAY TUNED!