Sunday, January 4, 2009

World Indigenous Film Festival: Upcoming Program

Indigenous World Film Festival

Presenting films from around the world including: Australia, New Zealand, Canada and more!

Opening Reception

Friday, January 9, 2009 6:00 p.m.

Meet film producers, directors, see Alaska Native dancers and enjoy complimentary refreshments.

Films will be show through 11 p.m. approx.

Free Admission for Friday evening's films and reception

Saturday, January 10, 2009 10 a.m. - 11 p.m.

See short films, full length feature films and documentaries throughout the day.
Admission- $9.95 adults, $6.95 children, ages 6 & under FREE, Members FREE

Film Schedule

Friday, January 9, 2009

  • 6:00 PM Doors Open
  • 6:30 Welcome reception and entertainment and Alaska Native Dance Performance
  • 7:00 Welcome by Festival Director Steven Alvarez and introduction of guest filmmakers
  • 7:10 Growing Up Native in Alaska Jonathan Stanton, AK, USA 20 min Doc. short
  • Introduction and Q/A with film makers Jon Stanton & Steven Alvarez
  • 7:40 Finding Their Own Dance Robert Prince, AK, USA 57 min Documentary
  • Introduction, Q/A & dance performance with featured talent, Loren Anderson and Imamsuat.
  • 8:50 Ancestor Eyes Kalani Queypo, USA 21 min Documentary Short
  • 9:15 By the Rapids Joseph Lazare, Canada - 24 min animation
  • 9:45 One Drum Helen Haig-Brown, Canada 4 minute music video
  • 9:50 Taua-War Party TearepaKahi, New Zealand - 15 minute short
  • 10:05 Coloring the Media Carlisle Antonio, UK 75 min feature.

Saturday, January 10, 2008 - Daytime
  • 10:00 AM Welcome: Festival Director, Steven Alvarez
  • 10:10 Yuut Yaqungviat Jacqueline Cleveland, AK, USA 26 min Documentary
  • 10:30 Villagers in the City Isaiah Woods, USA 20 min short
  • 10:55 Palo's Wedding - Knud Rasmussen, Greenland 79 min Feature Documentary
  • 12:20 PM The Crossroad* Monique Lowell, USA - 7 minute short
  • Sunwoman* Alexandra Patrick & Eric Francisco 6 minute short
  • Introduction and Q/A with American Indian Film Institute Tribal Touring Program Director Mytia Smith
  • 12:40 Unraveling The Wind - Deborah Schildt, AK, USA 27 min. Documentary
  • Introduction and Q/A with film Director Deborah Schildt website for film
  • 1:40 A Perilous Journey* Shensi Long, USA 30 minute short
  • 1:50 Gulpilil: One Red Blood Darlene Johnson, Australia 56 minute documentary
  • 2:50 Makes You Stronger* Iris Vasquez, USA 5 minute short
  • Introduction and Q/A with American Indian Film Institute Tribal Touring Program Director Mytia Smith
  • 3:00 Little Caughnaqaga Reaghan Tarbell, USA 56 minute documentary
  • Introduction and Q/A with film Director Reaghan Tarbell. Reaghan works at NMAI in DC. He is Mohawk from Canada.
  • 4:10 How Raven Stole the Sun* - Briana Albini, USA 8 minute short
  • 4:20 Sparkling Igloo - Brigitte Lebrasseur, Canada 7 min Documentary Short
  • 4:30 Exile - Zacharias Kunuk, Canada 48 min Documentary
  • 5:20 The Voice of Our Spirit Rachel Naninaaq Edwardson, AK, USA 50 min Documentary
  • Introduction and Q/A with film Director Rachel Edwardson

Saturday, January 10, 2008 - Evening

  • 6:40 Welcome back and introductions
  • 6:45 Sikumi Andrew Okpeaha Maclean, AK. USA 15 minute dramatic short
  • 7:00 Too Late* Gabrielle McKinnon, USA, 15 minute short
  • Coyote and Frog* - Duwayne Sherman, USA 14 minute short
  • Introduction and Q/A with American Indian Film Institute Tribal Touring Program Director Mytia Smith
  • 7:35 Native Wind - Chip Comins, USA 13 minute short
  • 7:50 Floating Blackhorse Lowe, USA 10 minute short
  • 8:00 Older Than American Georgina Lightning, USA 102 minute feature
  • Introduction and Q/A with film Director Georgina Lightning
  • 9:45 Turquoise Rose Travis Hamilton, USA 94 minute Feature Film
  • Introduction and Q/A with film talent Natasha Johnson

* American Indian Film Institute Tribal Touring Program

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