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Virtual Native Cinema Showcase
November 21, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month from home with Indigenous cinema. The National Museum of the American Indian’s Native Cinema Showcase celebrates the best in Native film. For this year’s 20th-anniversary festival, the museum presents the full program online — streaming new films, fan favorite classics, and conversations with filmmakers. This event provides a unique forum for engagement with Native filmmakers and stories from Indigenous communities throughout the Western Hemisphere and the Arctic.
This year’s program includes a total of 64 films (nine features and 55 shorts) representing 49 Native nations in 12 different countries, including documentaries, music videos, kid-friendly shorts, and films in Indigenous languages.
The family-friendly short films for kids of all ages are scheduled on Saturday, November 21 at 1 p.m. It will be available on demand until 1 p.m. EST, November 26, 2020.
Native Cinema Showcase is made possible by the support provided by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Generous support provided in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, and The Walt Disney Company.