First Nations Film and Video Festival Inc is pleased to announce its return to in-person programming with the announcement of the participating venues for the Fall 2022 First Nations Film and Video Festival, running November 1 throu the 9th at various venues across Chicagoland!
The FNFVF opens with a fantastic feature film at the Music Box Theatre:
Tue. Nov. 1 – Music Box Theatre: Join us for the CHICAGO PREMIERE of “RUSTIC ORACLE” written and directed by Sonia Bonspille Boileau, as our opening program for the Fall 2022 festival!Set in the late 90s, Rustic Oracle is a dramatic feature about Ivy, an 8-year-old girl trying to understand what happened to her big sister who has vanished from their small Mohawk community. With minimal clues, Ivy and her mother Susan embark on an unwelcome journey to find Heather which ultimately brings the pair closer together despite challenging circumstances. Behind the story of desperation, told through the eyes of a child, lies one of hope, growth, awakening and love.
Get your FREE Tickets here. Seating is very limited!
The rest of the fall schedule is as follows:
Thu. Nov. 3 – Mitchell Museum, 6pm
Fri. Nov. 4 – Angelina Pedroso Center for Diversity and Intercultural Affairs
at Northeastern Illinois University, 6pm
Sat. Nov. 5 – Evanston Public Library, 1pm
With Evening Online Program 1, 7pm
Sun. Nov. 6 – Edgewater Library, 2pm
With Evening Online Program 2, 7pm
Wed. Nov. 9 – Comfort Station, 7:30pm
We have planned a tentative Online Program for Mon. Nov. 7 at 7pm. With no programming on Tue. Nov. 8 being Election Day. Films playing at each programs will be announce very soon!
We will also be hosting another season of online discussion panels with Native American filmmakers. Join us on Oct. 23rd for “What We Must Never Do is Steal from Ourselves”, an online discussion panel featuring Nadine Arpine, Trevor Caroll, Terry Jones, and Victoria Sutton discussing the idea of Natives appropriating Natives in filmmaking and the “Cultural Cost” Native Directors must pay to be part of the industry.
Also, on October 30, FNFVF and Chi-Nations Youth Council, and the Award-winning First Nations Garden is hosting another Outdoor Halloween Screening at the First Nations Garden featuring a slate of Science Fiction films by Native Directors.
Join us for the Fall 2022 First Nations Film and Video Festival.
Links to FREE Tickets coming soon!