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15th Edition Native Women in Film Festival

15th Edition Native Women in Film Festival

15th Edition Native Women in Film Festival The Matriarchs of Cinema™ | Women of Influence Decolonizing The Entertainment Industry The Week Leading to The Academy Awards® BY RED NATION MEDIA NWIFTV Native Women in Film Festival opens March 1st – 8th, featuring 45 films directed by women from a Native perspective – the largest number […]

28th Edition RED NATION INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2023 POST-EVENT RECAP

28th Red Nation Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – NOVEMBER 12: Alyssa Wapanatâhk, Summer Testawich, Grace Dove, Carla-Rae attend the Red Nation Celebration Institute’s 28th RNCI Red Nation Awards at Fine Arts Theatre on November 12, 2023 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) 28th Edition RED NATION INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2023 POST-EVENT RECAP BY RED NATION MEDIA […]

Edward James Olmos to receive the 2023 RNCI Lifetime Achievement Award

Edward James Olmos

Courtesy of Red Nation Media Edward James Olmos to receive the 2023 RNCI Lifetime Achievement Award LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, November 10th, 2023 – Edward James Olmos will receive the RNCI Life Achievement Award at the upcoming 2023 RNCI Red Nation Awards ceremony. Olmos is the 5th recipient of the Red Nation Celebration Institute’s highest honor […]

28th Red Nation International Film Festival Announces Lineup of 80 Films

Grace Dove as Aline Spears Courtesy of CBC credit Farah Nosh

Courtesy of CBC credit Farah Nosh 28th Red Nation International Film Festival Announces Lineup of 80 Films LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, October 20th, 2023  — Today the longest-running successful Native Women-Led Indigenous Media Arts and Cultural non-profit enterprise in the history of the entertainment industry announced the comprehensive slate of independent films selected across all genres […]

Red Nation Celebration Institute Partners with Outfest: Celebrating Pride and Native Indigenous Representation in Two New Films

Courtesy of Outfest Red Nation Celebration Institute Partners with Outfest: Celebrating Pride and Native Indigenous Representation in Two New Films In celebration of the film This Place, an LQBTQIA+ Indigenous love story Red Nation Celebration Institute (RNCI) is proud to announce its partnership with Outfest film festival, which has been a major platform for four decades. Red […]

NWIFTV PUTS SPOTLIGHT ON NATIVE WOMEN DIRECTORS

Why We Wear Red

NATIVE WOMEN IN FILM FESTIVAL PUTS SPOTLIGHT ON WOMEN DIRECTORS 32 films leading with Native women directors, surpasses Tribeca, Sundance, TIFF, AMPAS, and Cannes. LOS ANGELES, California; March 7, 2023 — NWIFTV Native Women in Film Festival opened March 5th – featuring 32 films directed by women from a Native perspective – the largest number […]

A Fellow Native American Tribute to Lisa Marie Presley

Joanelle Romero, Lisa Marie Presley

The Native American community mourns the passing of Lisa Marie Presley’s passing earlier this month, she and her father are being remembered and mourned by celebrities in the Native American community. Joanelle Romero, Founder of the Red Nation Celebration Institute (RNCI) shares her remembrances of both Presleys, the friendship they shared and their bond of […]

AMC Networks Eyes More Native American Stories With Red Nation Film Festival Pact

AMC Networks

EXCLUSIVE: Following the success of Dark Winds, starring Zahn McClarnon, AMC Networks is doubling down on indigenous Native American stories with a partnership with the Red Nation International Film Festival. As part of the partnership, AMC and RNIFF will promote Native American stories and storytellers throughout the year with new mentoring and professional development initiatives […]

RNCI Red Nation Awards 2022 Nominations

RNCI Red Nation Awards 2022 Nominations: ‘A Love Song,’ ‘On Sacred Ground,’ Burros,’ ‘Oyate,’ and ‘Reservation Dogs’ for Best Feature, Best Doc Short, Best Documentary and Best Television Series. Wes Studi, Irene Bedard, Zahn McClarnon, Kiowa Gordon, Devery Jacobs, Grace Dove are among Best Lead Performance nominees. Read More (PDF)

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