June 17, 2008

Talking Stick Film Festival

Indigenous film festival premieres in NMThe Talking Stick Film Festival is being billed as the largest independent film festival of its kind in the U.S. It will feature 104 works by American Indian and indigenous people from around the world. These include feature films, documentaries, short works and animation.

The festival takes place June 21-26 at Hotel Santa Fe, Jean Cocteau Theatre and the Luna Theatre and will feature industry veterans such as Wes Studi, Gary Farmer, Chris Eyre, Shirley Cheechoo, Georgina Lightning and Blackhorse Lowe. In addition to screenings, there will be workshops and panels exploring financing, digital editing, contracts and script writing.
Comment:  For more on the subject, see The Best Indian Movies.

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