International Institute for
Indigenous Resource Management

2008 INDIGENOUS FILM FESTIVALS

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


Austin, Texas, U.S.A., 11th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival
Denver, Colorado, U.S.A. 5th Annual Indigenous Film & Arts Festival
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 13th Annual Dreamspeakers Film Festival
Eugene, Oregon, U.S.A., The Archaeology Channel International Film and Video Festival
Fargo, North Dakota, U.S.A., Fargo Film Festival Native American Voices
Guovdageaidnu, Norway, Sami Film Festival
Kiev, Ukraine, "Steps 2008": International Rights Protection Film Festival
Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., National Geographic All Roads Film Festival
Moose Factory, Ontario, Canada, Weeneebeg Aboriginal Film & Video Festival
Moscow, Idaho, U.S.A., Sapatq'ayn Cinema, Sixth Annual Native American Film Festival
Palm Springs, California, U.S.A. Seventh Annual Palm Springs Native American Film Festival & Cultural Weekend
Papeete, Tahiti, 5th Annual International Oceania Documentary Film Festival
Paris, France, The Sixth International Human Rights Film Festival of Paris
San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A., Annual CineFestival en San Antonio
San Francisco, California, U.S.A., 33rd Annual American Indian Film Festival
Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A., National Geographic All Roads Film Festival
Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A., Native Cinema Showcase
Wairoa District, Nuhaka, Aotearoa (New Zealand) Wairoa Maori & Indigenous Film Festival
Washington, District of Columbia, U.S.A., National Geographic All Roads Film Festival
Westwood, California, U.S.A., 5th Annual Red Nation Film Festival
Winnepeg, Manitoba, Canada, Winnepeg Aboriginal Film Festival

January

5th 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: http://www.filmfestivaloceanie.org/articles.php
Festival Date(s): January 29-February 2, 2008

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February

Annual CineFestival en San Antonio
Belinda Menchaca
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: belindam@guadalupeculturalarts.org; Website: www.guadalupeculturalarts.org/mediaarts/cine2k4.htm
Festival Date(s): February 7-9, 2008

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March

Fargo Film Festival Native American Voices
Margie Bailly, Executive Director
314 Broadway
Fargo, North Dakota 58102
Phone: +1 701-239-8385
E-mail: margie@fargotheatre.org; Website: http://www.fargofilmfestival.com/index.html
Festival Date(s): March 4-8, 2008

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Weeneebeg Aboriginal Film and Video Festival
Fred Rickard, Producer
P.O. Box 388
Moose Factory, Ontario P0L 1WO
Canada
Phone: +1  705-658-6987
E-mail: fredrickard@mac.com; Website: http://www.weeneebeg.ca/
Festival Date(s): March 4-8, 2008

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Seventh Annual Palm Springs Native American Film Festival & Cultural Weekend
Dr. Michael Hammond, Ph.D.
Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
471 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Suite 231
Palm Springs California 92262
Phone: +1 760-778-1079; FAX: +1 760 322-7724
Website: http://www.accmuseum.org/
Festival Date(s): March 5-9, 2008

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Sami Film Festival
Håkon Isak Vars, Festival Director
Heargedievva 16
N-9520, Guovdageaidnu, Norway
Phone: +47 9888-4893
E-mail: haakon.isak@samifilmfestival.no; Website: http://www.samifilmfestival.no/
Festival Date(s): March 17-19, 2008

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Sapatq'ayn Cinema, Sixth Annual Native American Film Festival
Festival Venue: Kenworthy Theater, 508 South Main, Moscow, Idaho
Professor Janis (Jan) Johnson
American Indian Studies
University of Idaho
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1102
U.S.A.
Phone: +1 208-885-6156
E-mail: janjohn@uidaho.edu; Website: http://www.webs.uidaho.edu/SapatqaynCinema/
Festival Date(s): March 26-29, 2008

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The Sixth International Human Rights Film Festival of Paris
Vincent Mercier, General Manager
Cinema Action Christine Odéon
4, rue Christine
Paris 75006
France
Phone: +33 (0)1 45-67-24-87
E-mail: vincent.mercier@alliance-cine.org; Website: http://festival-droitsdelhomme.org/home.php
Festival Date(s): March 26-April 1, 2008

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April

11th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival
Cine Las Americas
P.O. Box 1626
Austin, Texas 78767
U.S.A.
Phone: +1 512-535-0765; FAX: +1 512-535-0765
E-mail: info@cinelasamericas.org; Website: www.cinelasamericas.org/
Festival Date(s): April 16-24, 2008

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May

The Archaeology Channel International Film and Video Festival
Featuring Dr. Donny George (former Director-General of Iraqi Museums)
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): May 20-24, 2008

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Wairoa Maori and Indigenous Film Festival
Wairoa Maori Film Festival Society Inc.
Leo Koziol, Festival Director
C/- PO Box 85, Nuhaka
Wairoa District
Aotearoa (New Zealand)
Phone: +64 (0)9-528-3157
E-mail: maorimovies@gmail.com; Website: www.manawairoa.com
Festival Date(s): May 30-June 2, 2008

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June

Dreamspeakers 13th Annual Aboriginal Film & Television Festival
Patty Walker
Dreamspeakers Festival Society
8726-112 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5T 1M1
Canada
Phone: +1 780-378-9609; FAX: +1 780-378-9611
E-mail: info@dreamspeakers.org; Website: www.dreamspeakers.org/
Festival Date(s): June 4-9, 2008

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July

August

Native Cinema Showcase
Center for Contemporary Arts
1050 Old Pecos Trail
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
Phone: +1 505-982-1338
Festival Date(s): August 21 - 24, 2008

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September

National Geographic All Roads Festival
Jasin Nazim
National Geographic Society
Festival Venue: Egyptian Theater
Los Angeles, California
U.S.A.
E-mail: tnazim@ngs.org; Website: http://www3.nationalgeographic.com/allroads/index.html
Festival Date(s): September 25-28, 2008

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October

National Geographic All Roads Festival
Jasin Nazim
National Geographic Society
Washington, District of Columbia
U.S.A.
E-mail: tnazim@ngs.org; Website: http://www3.nationalgeographic.com/allroads/index.html
Festival Date(s): October 2-5, 2008

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Indigenous Film & Arts Festival
Jeanne M. Rubin, Festival Director
International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management
444 South Emerson Street
Denver, Colorado 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): October 7-13, 2008

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November

33nd Annual American Indian Film Festival
American Indian Film Institute, AIFI
333 Valencia St. Suite 322
San Francisco, California 94103
U.S.A.
Phone: +1 415-554-0525; FAX: (1) 415-554-0542
E-mail: filmfestival@aifisf.com; Website: http://www.aifisf.com/home.php
Festival Date(s): November 7-12, 2008

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5th Annual Red Nation Film Festival
Joanelle Romero, Executive Director
9420 Reseda Boulevard, PMB 352
Northridge, California 91324-2974
U.S.A.
Phone: +1 818-904-9256
E-mail: spiritworldproductions@worldnet.att.net or info@rednation.com; Website: http://www.rednation.com/about/filmfestival
Festival Venue: Landmark Theatre, Westwood, California
Festival Date(s): November 13-16, 2008

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Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival (WAFF)
101 - 478 River Avenue
Suite # 909
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Canada R3L 0B3
Phone: +1 204-774-1375; FAX: +1 204-480-4804
E-mail: info@aboriginalfilmfest.com; Website: www.aboriginalfilmfest.org
Festival Date(s): November 19-23, 2008

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"Steps 2008": International Rights Protection Film Festival
CETA “LIFE”
Igor Parfenov, Film Festival President
P.O. Box 9312
Kharkov 61003
Ukraine
Phone/FAX: +38-057-63-58-321
E-mail: info@cetalife.com.ua; stepfest@mail.ru; Website: http://www.cetalife.com.ua/eng/index.htm
Festival Venue: Cinema House, Kiev, Ukraine
Festival Date(s): November 27-30, 2008

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December

National Geographic All Roads Festival
Jasin Nazim
National Geographic Society
Santa Fe, New Mexico
U.S.A.
E-mail: tnazim@ngs.org; Website: http://www3.nationalgeographic.com/allroads/index.html
Festival Date(s): December 3-7, 2008

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