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“9TH RED NATION FILM AWARDS” The Authentic Voice of American Indian &
Special Airs on Red Nation Television Channel – Native is Here
A & E lead the Nominees in the TV Categories
Johnny Depp to receive the “Brando Award”
Russell Means “Last of the Mohicans” to be Remembered
BEVERLY HILLS, CA (November 5, 2012) — The nominees for the 9TH RED NATION FILM AWARDS, announced today on line at www.rednationfilmfestival.com.
The Red Nation Film Festival & Awards Show celebrates the accomplishments
of American Indian & Indigenous people in the fields of film, television, and Network and also honors individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors in support of
American Indian. Winners will be announced during the three-hour star-studded event, which will be held on Wednesday, November 14 (7:00-10:00) at Harmony Gold.
Red Nation Film Award of Excellence … and the WINNER is ….
- Outstanding Actor in the Leading Role:
Tatanka Means (Tiger Eyes)
Gil Birmingham (Crooked Arrows)
Corbin Conroy (West of Thunder)
- Outstanding Actress in the Leading Role:
Q’Orianka Kilcher (Shouting Secret)
Tonantzin Carmelo (Shouting Secret)
Christina Gutierrez (Shouting Secret)
- Outstanding Actor in Supporting Role:
Steve Garcia (West of Thunder)
Larry Swalley (West of Thunder)
Albert Red Bear (West of Thunder)
- Best Director
Lawernce Blume (Tiger Eyes)
Jody Marriott Bar-Lev and Steve Russell (West of Thunder)
Steve Rash (Crooked Arrows)
- Best Picture
West of Thunder
- Outstanding Supporting Actor in Television Mini-Series/MOW/ Television show:
Eddie Spears (Hells on Wheels – AMC)
Zahn McClaron (Longmire – A&E)
Ben Bratt (The Private Practice – ABC)
- Outstanding Supporting Actress in Television Mini-Series/MOW/Television show:
Kimberly Norris (Longmire – A&E)
Irene Bedard (Longmire – A&E)
Tantoo Cardinal (Blackstone – A&E)
- Outstanding Network
CBS KCAL 9
- Best Documentary Film
Generation Red Nation
My Louisiana Love
CowJews & Indians
- Best Documentary Short
Honor the Treaties
Sousa on the Rez
Brando Award > Johnny Depp
Red Nation Activists Award > Shepard Fairy
Red Nation Vision Award > Aaron Huey
Red Nation Humanitarian Award > Daniel Sheehan and Sara Nelson
Red Nation “Oyate” Award > Connie Stevens
American Indian Heritage Month Award > Ernie Stevens Jr
American Indian Heritage Month Award is given to individuals who have
shown leadership, inclusiveness in native communities, program initiatives
to support future generations, entrepreneurship, and vision in the
direction of Native image.
Founded in 1995, Red Nation Celebration (RNC) is the nation’s oldest
American Indian Arts & Culture organization. Where Culture Meets Community
RNC is a federally recognized 501 (c) (3) non-profit American Indian arts
organization established to present contemporary and traditional American
Indian performing arts of diverse artistic disciplines. To encourage
understanding of cultural traditions, performing arts, preservation, and
the advancement of American Indian, Alaska Native and Indigenous Nations.
RNC founded Red Nation Film Festival & Awards in 2003, The Authentic Voice
of American Indian & Indigenous Cinema, is dedicated to breaking the
barrier of racism by successfully replacing American Indian stereotype with
recognition, new vision, arts, culture and economic prosperity by placing
American Indian Filmmakers at the forefront of the entertainment industry
and to introduce American Indian Filmmakers to larger, global mainstream
audiences while establishing relations between the American Indian
community and the entertainment industry.
Red Nation at the forefront … In Vision, Creativity, Leadership,
Inspiration & Sustainability for American Indian & Indigenous Nations in
New Media & the Arts.
Event sponsors for the 9TH RNFF * AWARDS SHOW include CBS Corporation,
Comcast NBCUniversal, KCAL 9, Inn of the Mountain Gods, Community
Foundation, KPFK, Paramount Studios, Sacred Hoop Productions, Continental
Colorcraft, Honest Engine Films, Stormstudios.
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Marlon Brando, Shepard Fairey, Aaron Huey, Joanelle Romero to Feature During Red Nation Film Festival – The Authentic Voice of American Indian & Indigenous Cinema.
This year’s 9th Annual Red Nation Film Festival presented by Red Nation
Documentary Film Institute will include Highlights: A profile at Awards Show on “Marlon Brando – The Oscar-Where is our Brando Today”, Shepard Fairey “The Black Hills Are Not For Sale”, Aaron Huey’s work on South Dakota Reservation “Honor the Treaties”, Cecil B. DeMille “The Squaw Man”, Joanelle Romero’s “American Holocaust: When Its All Over I’ll Still be Indian” and “Native Women in Film & Television”.
BEVERLY HILLS – Marlon Brando, Shepard Fairey, Aaron Huey, Joanelle Romero, will all feature in films during this year’s Red Nation Film Festival. In addition the actual 30 ft banner that helped to save sacred land in the Black Hills of South Dakota featured art by Shepard Fairey THE BLACK HILLS ARE NOT FOR SALE will be displayed for the Red is Green carpet gala AWARDS SHOW on November 14th at Harmony Gold (Los Angeles, CA), as well as Aaron Huey & Ernesto Yerena HONOR THE TREATIES banner for Opening Night Ceremony on November 7th at Laemmle Music Hall Theatre.
The festival will SpotLight: Native Women in Film & Television, will an array of films at Laemmle Music Hall Theatre including Red Nation FilmLab Conversations at the Screen Actors Guild of America, November 12th.
Cecelie B. Milles Film “The Squaw Man” with a Red Nation Diversity panel
“Did you know there were more Native actors working in the Silent Era then
there are Today”
Festival organizers also have programmed “Generation Red Nation”, a
documentary from Olga Valanos about Reckless government policies nearly
destroyed American Indian Tribes and could do the same to the United States.
And in “Crooked Arrows”, a mixed-blood Native American, Joe Logan, eager to
modernize his reservation, must first prove himself to his father, the traditionalist Tribal Chairman, by rediscovering his spirit. He is tasked
with coaching the reservation’s high school lacrosse team which competes
against the better equipped and better trained players of the elite Prep
Jody Marriott Bar-Lev and Steve Russell’ “West of Thunder” – South Dakota
1899…When a mysterious stranger, Henry Seed, visits a small town on the
outskirts of the Lakota Pine Ridge Reservation he brings with him a terrible resolve. When eerie, inexplicable and deadly events that mirror the atrocities that had been put upon the Lakota people, begin to occur in this western town, everything seems to point to Seed.
“Canes of Power”, a Silverbullet Production, this film traces the Intriguing story of The Lincoln Canes, which were given to the Pueblos in recognition of their right to self-govern.
Russian filmmaker Aleksei Vakhruschev, Documentary Feature The Tundra Book A Tale of Vukvukai, the Little Rock, presents a rare and stunning
documentary about the lives of the Chukchi people who inhabit a remote
Russian peninsula in the Arctic Circle, leaving them virtually isolated
from modern life. The story centers on Vukvukai and his community.
Vukvukai, the Little Rock, is Chukchi from eastern Russia and lives along
the Bering Sea region. He has lived his lifetime as a reindeer herder and
thus is known in his community as a true man of the tundra whose life is
inseparable from the reindeer.
Other titles include: “Tiger Eyes” by Lawernce Blume, “My Louisiana Love” by
Sharon Linezo Hong, “Sousa on the Rez” by Cathleen O’Connell, “Apache
Chronicles” by Nanna Dalunde in collaboration with Douglas Miles.
Organizers plan to unveil the full program of the festival on October 19th.
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The festival runs Nov. 7 through 14. Visit: www.rednationfilmfestival.com
Proceeds benefit: Native Youth Matter – If I Can See It I Can Be It– Preventing Youth Suicide on Reservations
FOR FUTURE PLANNING
November 7th thru 14th , 2011; 9th Annual Red Nation Film Festival – The
Authentic Voice of American Indian & Indigenous Cinema, 33 Exclusives Premiere films, 7 Star-Studded Red is Green Carpet events, Awards Show , Tribute Ceremony, Red Nation FilmLab Conversations, Native Youth Films,
Native “Sports” Films, Red is Green Environmental Cinema, Native Women in Film & Television, Red Nation – The Pitch, VIP Parties, worksihps, and so much more …
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