Native Cinema Showcase

November 20, 2020
05:00PM - 11:00PM

All Times Eastern

Date: Friday, November 20, 2020

Time: 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM Eastern Time

Watch the Showcase

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.

Our Stories Shorts Program | 5 p.m. EST
Available on demand until 5 p.m. EST, November 25, 2020

This program reflects the best of Native storytelling as told through family history, language, and tradition.

Angry Inuk | 7 p.m. EST
Available on demand until 7 PM EST, November 25, 2020
Viewing of this film is restricted to the United States.
(Canada, 2016, 85 min.)
Director: Alethea Arnaquq-Baril (Inuk)

Blood Quantum | 9 p.m. EST
One-time screening. This film will not be available on demand.
Registration is required, and is limited to 600 viewers.
Viewing of this film is restricted to the United States.
(Canada, 2019, 96 min.) Director: Jeff Barnaby (Mi’kmaq)

Conversation to follow with Jeff Barnaby and Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers (Blackfoot/Sámi), moderated by Justin Mugits, National Museum of the American Indian.

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.