The Red Nation Film Festival in Partnership with Media4Green
The Festival features the only film competition in the world that offers guaranteed distribution of American Indian & Indigenous Award winning independent films, as well as films that screen at the festival to include a broadcast television release in partnership with Red Nation Television Network™, a global provider of streaming movies and TV series and soon to be announced Festival’s native films televised on a Cable server provider.
The Festival is a showcase for new work by American Indian & Indigenous international independent filmmakers, bringing together decision makers and content creators with the goal of ensuring media representation of American Indian & Indigenous content to the world at large.
What will be discussed:
- The backstory on Standing Rock and why it matters.
- Protecting the environment, especially water, while meeting today’s energy demands.
- Indigenous peoples as water protectors and the first environmentalists – what lessons we can learn from them.
- Native American history, tribal sovereignty and social justice.
- The power of film and the media as a medium for education and inspiring action.
- The power of protest as a contemporary form of non-violent resistance.