International Institute for
Indigenous Resource Management

2006 INDIGENOUS FILM FESTIVALS

Please send corrections and information on other indigenous film festivals to Jeanne Rubin, Festival Director at jeannerubin@iiirm.org.January

January

2nd Annual Native Film Festival
Steven Alvarez, Director
Alaska Native Heritage Center
8800 Heritage Center Drive
Anchorage, AK 99506
Phone: +1 907-330-8091; FAX: +1 907-330-8030
E-mail: salvarez@alaskanative.net; Website: www.alaskanative.net/225.asp
Festival Date(s): 13-14 January 2006

3rd Annual International Oceania Documentary Film Festival
Pierre Ollivier, FIFO Representative
FIFO Association
BP 1709 - 98713
Papeete
Tahiti
Phone: (689) 544-536; Fax: (689) 561-238
E-mail: info@fifotahiti.org; Website: www.filmfestivaloceanie.org/?l=en&c=n
Festival Date(s): 25-28 January 2006

Skábmagovat Film Festival 2006
Sari Valkonen, Festival Director
Phone: (358) 40-7746-994
E-mail: sari.valkonen@pp.nic.fi; Website: www.siida.fi/skabma/800en.html
Festival Date(s): 26-31 January 2006

March

The Archaeology Channel International Film and Video Festival
Richard M. (Rick) Pettigrew, Ph.D., RPA, President and Executive Director
Archaeological Legacy Institute
4147 East Amazon Drive
Eugene, OR 97405
U.S.A.
Phone: +1 541-345-5538; FAX: +1 541-338-3109
E-mail: RPettigrew@aol.com; Website: www.archaeologychannel.org/content/TACfestival.shtml
Festival Date(s): 7-11 March 2006

Weeneebeg Aboriginal Film and Video Festival
Fred Rickard, Producer
P.O. Box 388
Moose Factory, Ontario P0L 1WO
Canada
Phone: +1 705-264-4785
E-mail: fredrickard@mac.com; Website: http://www.weeneebeg.ca/new.php
Festival Date(s): 8-11 March 2006

Fifth Annual Palm Springs Native American Film Festival and Cultural Weekend
Jessica Murray, Media Contact
Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
219 South Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262
U.S.A.
Phone: +1 760-323-0151: FAX: +1 760-320-0350
E-mail: jmurray@accmuseum.org; Website: www.accmuseum.org/
Festival Date(s): 14-19 March 2006

The Cowichan International Aboriginal Film Festival 2006
Film Cowichan 
201-111 Station Street
Duncan, BC V9l 1M8
Canada
Phone: +1 250-746-7930; FAX: +1 250-746-8130; Toll Free: +1 888-744-7930
E-mail: aff@cowichan.net ; Website: http://aff.cowichan.net/
Festival Date(s): 23-25 March 2006

Fourth Annual American Indian Film Festival 
Prof. Janis Johnson
English Department and American Indian Studies
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-1102
U.S.A.
Phone: +1 208-885-6156 or +1 208-882-0109  
E-mail: janjohn@uidaho.edu
Festival Date(s): 29 March - 1 April 2006

Hawai'i International Film Festival
Trevor Tavares, Festival Coordinator
1001 Bishop Street, ASB Tower, Suite 745
Honolulu, HI 96813
U.S.A.
Phone: +1 808-528-3456; FAX: +1 808-528-1410
E-mail: admin@hiff.org; Website: www.hiff.org/index.html
Festival Date(s): 31 March-6 April 2006

April

Transending Boundries: The 5th Annual Native Voices Film Festival and Showcase of Native Scholarship at the University of Washington
Native Voices
University of Washington Ethnic Cultural Center and Theater Complex
Seattle, WA
Phone: +1 206-543-9082
Festival Date(s): 6-8 April 2006

The 10th Sami Film Festival
Anne Lajla Utsi, Festivalleder
Box 110
9521 Kautokeino
Norway
Phone: (47) 9184-4123
E-mail: annelajla@filbmagoahti.no; Website: www.saami-easterfestival.org/index.html
Festival Date(s): 10-17 April 2006

Fourth Annual American Indian Film Festival
Bob Adams
Bellevue Community College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE
Bellevue, WA 98007-6484
U.S.A.
Phone: +1 425-564-3081
E-mail: badams@bcc.ctc.edu
Festival Date(s): 12-14 April 2006

9th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival
Cine Las Americas
P.O. Box 1626
Austin, TX 78767
U.S.A.
Phone and FAX: +1 512-535-0765
E-mail: cine@cinelasamericas.org; Website: www.cinelasamericas.org/
Festival Date(s): April 19 23, 2006

Sin Fronteras Film Festival 2006
Mayra Madriz, Submissions Coordinator
Latin American and Iberian Institute
MSC 02 1690
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM   87131
U.S.A.
Phone: +1 505-277-6847
E-mail: submissions@sinfronterasfilmfestival.com; Website: www.sinfronterasfilmfestival.com
Festival Date(s): 20-23 April 2006

May

Pacifika: New York Hawaiian Film Festival
Hawai'i Cultural Foundation
P.O. Box 250050
New York, NY 10025-0050
U.S.A.
Phone: +1 212-966-3378
E-mail: hcf@hcfnyc.org; Website: http://hawaiiculturalfoundation.org/
Festival Date(s): 19-21 May 2006

VIII Festival Internacional de Cine y Video de Derechos Humanos
(International Film Festival on Human Rights) in Santiago del Estero
Julio Santucho, Director
Callao 441, 10° C (C1022AAE)
Buenos Aires
Argentina
Phone: (54) 11-437-54450
E-mail: direccion@derhumalc.org.ar; Website: www.derhumalc.org.ar/
Festival Date(s): 24 May-3 June 2006

16th Edition First Peoples' Festival Film & Video Showcase/Présence authoctone
André Dudemaine, Director of Cultural Activities
Terres en Vues / Land InSights
6865, rue Christophe Colomb, Suite 102
Montréal, Québec, H2S 2H3
Canada
Phone: +1 514-278-4040; FAX: +1 514-278-4224
E-mail: tev@nativelynx.qc.ca; Website: http://nativelynx.qc.ca
Festival Date(s): 25 May-8 June and 21-25 June 2006

VIII Festival Internacional de Cine y Video de los Pueblos Indigenas
OJO DE AGUA COMUNICACIÓN / CLACPI
Segunda Cerrada de Macedonio Alcalá 211a
Colonia Díaz Ordaz
Oaxaca, Oaxaca
MÉXICO CP 68040
Phone and FAX: (52)(951) 515-3264
E-mail: clacpi@laneta.apc.org; Website: www.clacpi.org
Festival Date(s): 27 May-9 June 2006

June

11th Annual Dreamspeakers Film Festival
Dreamspeakers Festival Society
8726-112 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5B 0G6
Canada
Phone: +1 780-378-9609; FAX: +1 780-378-9611
E-mail: info@dreamspeakers.org; Website: www.dreamspeakers.org/2006/index.htm
Festival Date(s): 7-10 June 2006

1st Annual Pau Film Festival
International Forum of United Indigenous Peoples
5 rue Maréchal Foch
64 000 Pau
France
Phonel: +33 (0) 5 59 98 86 86; Fax: +33 (0) 5 59 98 86 87
E-mail: forum@fipau.org; Website: www.fipau.org/english/film_form_en.htm
Festival Date(s): 19-25 June 2006

IMAGeNation 8th Annual Aboriginal Film and Video Festival
Skeena Reece, Film Festival Coordinator
Indigenous Media Arts Group
1965 Main Street
Vancouver, BC V5T 3C1
Canada
Phone: +1 604-871-0173
E-mail: imag@telus.net; Website: www.imag-nation.com
Festival Date(s): 22-25 June 2006

2nd Annual American Indian Film Festival
American Indian Genocide Museum
Rice University - Rice Cinema
6100 Main
Houston, TX 77005
U.S.A.
Phone: +1 713-928-2440
E-mail: Indmuseum@yahoo.com
Festival Date(s): 30 June - 1 July 2006

July

Colourised Festival
Christine Peacock, Festival Director
P.O. Box 3220
South Brisbane 4101
Australia
Phone: (61) 7-3864-3225
E-mail: info@colourisedfestival.com.au; Website: www.colourisedfestival.com.au/
Festival Date(s): 69 July 2006

September

VIII Festival Nacional de Cine y Video Documental, 2006
Movimiento de Documentalistas
Piedras 730, CP 1070
Ciudad de Buenos Aires
Argentina
E-mail: festival@documentalistas.org.ar; Website: www.documentalistas.org.ar/nota-agenda.shtml?
Festival Date(s): 21 September 2006

Indigenous Film & Arts Festival
Jeanne M. Rubin, Festival Director
International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management
444 South Emerson Street
Denver, CO 80209-2216
U.S.A.
Phone: +1 303-733-0481; FAX: +1 303-744-9808; Mobile: +1 303-261-6195
E-mail: jeannerubin@iiirm.org; Website: www.iiirm.org
Festival Date(s): 28 September- 2 October 2006

All Roads Film Project
National Geographic, 1145 17th Street, N.W., Suite M2106
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: +1 202-857-7660
E-mail: allroads@ngs.org; Website: www.nationalgeographic.com/allroads
Festival Date(s): 28 September-1 October, Los Angeles; 5-8 October, Washington; and 6-10 December, Santa Fe

October

VII International Film Festival of Human Rights
Florencia Santucho, Artistic Director
Florida 274 PB, Capital Federal
Buenos Aires
Argentina
Phone: (5411) 43282978
E-mail: infofestival@derhumalc.org.ar; Website: www.derhumalc.org.ar/main_en.htm
Festival Date(s): 11-18 October 2006

Heard Museum Film Festival
Wendy Weston, Film Festival Director
2301 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004
U.S.A.
Phone: +1 602-252-8840
E-mail: wweston@heard.org; Website: http://www.heard.org/NETCOMMUNITY/Page.aspx?&pid=508&srcid=183
Festival Date(s): 12-15 October 2006

International Cherokee Film Festival
Linda Turnbull-Lewis, Director
P.O. Box 1767
Tahlequah, OK 74465
U.S.A.
Phone: +1 918-458-9322
E-mail: director@internationalcherokeefilmfestival.com; Website: www.cherokeefilmfestival.com/
Festival Date(s): 13-15 October 2006

6th Annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival
imagineNATIVE
401 Richmond Street West, Suite 417
Toronto, Ontario M5V 3A8
Canada
Phone: +1 416-585-2333; FAX: +1 416-585-2313
E-mail: info@imaginenative.org; Website: www.imaginenative.org
Festival Date(s): 18 - 23 October 2006

Wairoa Maori Film Festival
Leo Koziol, Festival Director
Wairoa Maori Film Festival Society
C/- PO Box 379
WAIROA 4192
Aotearoa (New Zealand)
Phone: (64) 6-838-7717
E-mail: maorimovies@gmail.com; Website: www.manawairoa.com
Festival Date(s): 20-23 October 2006

Hawaiinuiakea Film Festival
Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies
University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Festival Date(s): 23 October; 1-4 November 2006

29th Annual CineFestival en San Antonio
R. Bret Ruiz, President
Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center
1300 Guadalupe Street
San Antonio, TX 78207
U.S.A.
Phone: +1 210-271-3151; FAX: +1 210-271-3480
E-mail: bretr@guadalupeculturalarts.org ; Website: www.guadalupeculturalarts.org/mediaarts/cine2k4.htm
Festival Date(s): 26-28 October 2006

Native Voice Film Festival 2006
Lise King, Director
1021 St. Joseph Street
Rapid City, SD  57701
U.S.A.
Phone: +1 800-449-8176, +1 605-718-9141; FAX: 605-718-9143
E-mail: info@native-voice.com; Website: www.nativevoicemedia.com
Festival Date(s): 27-30 October 2006

November

Native American Film Festival
Columbia Film Society
Nicklelodeon Theatre
937 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29201
U.S.A.
Phone: +1 803-254-3433
E-mail: nickelodeon@earthlink.net; Website: www.nickelodeon.org/index.php
Festival Date(s): 2-5 November 2006

30th Annual American Indian Film Festival
Gina Mele
American Indian Film Institute, AIFI
333 Valencia St. Suite 322
San Francisco, CA 94103
U.S.A.
Phone: +1 415-554-0525; FAX: +1 415-554-0542
E-mail: aifi@aifisf.com; Website: www.aifisf.com
Festival Date(s): 4-11 November 2006

First Nations Film and Video Festival (Finding our Footing 2006)
Ernest M. Whiteman III, Festival Coordinator
C/O Meztli Gallery
556 West 18th Street
Chicago, IL 60616
U.S.A.
Phone: +1 312-738-0860 or +1 847-942-9084
E-mail: ernest@fnfvf.com; Website: www.fnfvf.com/Home.html
Festival Date(s): 8-12 November 2006

3rd Annual Red Nation Film Festival
Joanelle Romero, Executive Director
9420 Reseda Boulevard
Northridge, CA 91324-2974
U.S.A.
Phone: +1 818-904-9256
E-mail: spiritworldproductions@worldnet.att.net; Website: www.rednation.com/heritage/events
Festival Date(s): 13-15 November 2006

Second Annual Yakama Nation Native American Film Festival
Pam Fabela
Yakama Nation Cultural Heritage Center Heritage Theater
Highway 97 and Buster Road
Toppenish, WA 98948
U.S.A.
Phone: +1 509- 865-2800, x1
Festival Date(s): 17-19 November 2006

The Winnipeg Aboriginal Film & Video Festival
676 Portage Avenue
P.O. Box 26127 RPO Maryland
Winnipeg, MB R3G 3R3
Canada
Phone: +1 204-774-1375
E-mail: wafvf1@mts.net; Website: www.aboriginalfilmfest.mb.ca/index.html
Festival Date(s): 23-26 November 2006

13th Native American Film and Video Festival
Festival Directors
National Museum of the American Indian's Film + Video Center
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
One Bowling Green
New York , NY 10004
U.S.A.
Phone: +1 212-514-3737
E-mail: FVC@si.edu; Website: www.nativenetworks.si.edu/eng/blue/nafvf_06.htm
Festival Date(s): 30 November-3 December 2006