Smithsonian Hosts Native Cinema Showcase

When? Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 7–11pm
Where? Online
Price? Free!

The National Museum of the American Indian’s Native Cinema Showcase is a celebration of the best in Native film. For it’s 20th anniversary showcase, and due to COVID, the museum has created an online program. They will stream new films, play classic movies and have conversations with filmmakers. The showcase rallied different sets for meeting with Native filmmakers and stories from Indigenous communities through the Artic and Western region.

All films are available on demand; please check individual listings below for dates and times of availability. Short-format films are grouped in programs and available concurrently at the listed time for each program.

Conscience Point | 7 p.m. EST
Available on demand until 7 p.m. EST, November 23, 2020
(USA, 2019, 74 min.)
Director: Treva Wurmfeld
Producers: Treva Wurmfeld, Julianna Brannum (Comanche), Alli Hunter Joseph (Shinnecock)

Retrospective Showcase Shorts I | 9 p.m. EST
Available on demand until 9 p.m. EST, November 23, 2020

This is a combination of a collection of short films from past years. This program navigates the experience of school, how to regain cultural identity and the loss of ancestral tools.

For more information, visit The Native Cinema Showcase.

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