Date: Thursday, November 19, 2020
Time: 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM Eastern Time
The National Museum of the American Indian’s Native Cinema Showcase is an annual celebration of the best in Native film. For this year’s 20th-anniversary showcase, the museum presents the full program online — streaming new films, fan favorite classics, and conversations with filmmakers. The showcase provides a unique forum for engagement with Native filmmakers and stories from Indigenous communities throughout the Western Hemisphere and the Arctic.
All films are available on demand; please check individual listings for dates and times of availability. Short-format films are grouped in programs and available concurrently at the listed time for each program.
Arctic Program | 3 p.m. EST
Available on demand until 3 p.m. EST, November 24, 2020
Barking Water | 5 p.m. EST
Available on demand until 5 p.m. EST, November 24, 2020
(USA, 2009, 80 min.)
Director: Sterlin Harjo (Seminole/Creek)
English and Mvskoke with English subtitles
nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up | 7 p.m. EST
Available on demand until 7 PM EST, November 24, 2020
Viewing of this film is restricted to North America.
(Canada, 2019, 98 min.)
Director: Tasha Hubbard (Cree)
Conversation to follow with Tasha Hubbard and Jade Tootoosis (Red Pheasant Cree Nation), moderated by Jason Ryle (Saulteaux).
Special support provided by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Additional support provided by the New York State Council on the Arts under Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Regional Economic Development Council Initiative, and by The Walt Disney Company.