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14th Annual LA SKINS FEST

November 18 - November 22

The LA SKINS FEST, the premier Native American film festival, presented by COMCAST NBCUniversal, announced its online schedule for this year’s virtual film festival. The events and screenings will take place from November 18th - 22nd, 2020 and feature the incredible talent from Indian Country. This year’s festival will be the most accessible version to... Read more »

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Test

November 19

Two would-be criminals await the results of a test that could change everything.

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Ongoing

Showrunner Program

November 18, 2020 @ 8:00 am - November 18, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

     The Native American Showrunner program is a new endeavor designed to address the lack of Native American executive producers in television. This is an intensive program designed to give experienced Native American writers an opportunity to gain new skills and elevate their opportunities in the television writing industry.      This program will... Read more »

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14th Annual LA SKINS FEST – SAVE THE DATE

November 18 @ 8:00 am - November 22 @ 5:00 pm

The 14th Annual LA SKINS FEST, presented by COMCAST NBCUniversal, takes place November 17th - 22ND, 2020 in Hollywood, CA. The festival offers a genuine voice for emerging Native American artists. Every year, the LA SKINS FEST hosts the annual Native American Pitch Fest, Actors Panel and dozens of screenings of new indigenous films. After... Read more »

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12:00 am

Mo’o!

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

Two grieving cousins navigate Oʻahu’s haunted terrain in search of life - before and after.

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Sangre De Cristo – The Trilogy of Terror

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

Sangre De Cristo - The Trilogy Of Terror' is a of a trio of distinctively different and very cool short animated horror stories from our award winning Sangre De Cristo vampire hunter universe. Each story also showcases the artistic design work of a different up-and-coming young female Thai animation artist. 'The Inferno Of Blood' starts... Read more »

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SHEEP

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:30 pm

A city boy coming back home to his reservation home.

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They Came On Ships

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

During the naming ceremony of his grandchild, an elder tells a traditional oral story of when the Earth was invaded by the sky people.

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Sandwiches & Coffee in the Afternoon

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

A young man anxiously makes peanut butter sandwiches and coffee before meeting up with a girl he likes.

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Cover Me

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

Home from Iraq, Michael attempts to reconnect with his family. His conservative notions of masculinity are threatened by his fear that his young son might be gay.

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Hunger

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

In a post-apocalyptic world a lone survivalist must fend for herself.

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Along the Waters Edge

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

Along the Waters Edge is a short lyrical film that addresses the water crises being faced by countless Indigenous communities across Canada. Set in the near future, the film explores the potential impacts these crises can have on Indigenous people's living in these communities should the issues continue to be ignored.

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The Road Not Taken

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

Caleb and Kim were the perfect couple until the night she was senselessly murdered. Now Caleb seeks vengeance. After the murder of the love of his life, Caleb sets off down a dark path of violence he'll find increasingly difficult to come back from. With the persuasion of a dark spirit, Caleb's actions of coping... Read more »

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INTREPIDUS

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

A troubled Native American foster youth embraces his heritage while confronting the demon of his past.

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Black Warrior of Pyramid Lake

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

High in a tree, the mutilated body of a gruesome murder-execution dangles above two American Indian gangbangers beating the shit out of rival gangsters. Once caught, 25-year-old Oneida Indian FBI Agent Megan Little Valley interrogates the gangbangers. Agent Little Valley bumps into disgraced former New York City police officer Richie Eccles, a burnout white-boy who... Read more »

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Promised Goods

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

Elder man Robert Trimble is quarantined at home during Covid-19 and is in need of home goods. Unable to get the items himself without risking contagion; Takes matters into his own hands...

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Marisol

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

"Marisol" is inspired by the true story of a little girl from East LA who dreams of the perfect Quinceañera dress until her life takes a drastic turn after an incident of domestic violence.

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Totsu (Redbird)

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

An indigenous woman must confront a mysterious predator in parallel worlds of prehistory and dystopian future.

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The Incredible Brown NDN 2: Brown and Down

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

In episode 2, after choosing to become the world’s first Native American superhero, an average Joe tries to discover his superhero powers and comes to the harsh reality that being a real-life superhero has some real-life consequences.

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The Boy & The Braid

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

Being Nehiyaw Indigenous, wearing your braid, in today's society often leads to discrimination and bullying, impacting ones life and relationship with culture. Who would've thought the effects of the residential schools are still carrying on throughout today's generation? Watch Nathan on his journey with his culture, as a boy to present day.

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Sisters Rising

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

Native American survivors of sexual assault fight to restore personal and tribal sovereignty against the backdrop of an ongoing legacy of violent colonization.

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Ayee

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

A Native American college student is diagnosed with a rare eye disease, he then catapults himself into a journey of purpose.

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Urban Eclipse: Rising Tides of Kekekoziibii (Shoal Lake #40 First Nation)

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

Winnipeg Manitoba plays itself in this documentary, Urban Eclipse: Rising Tides of Kekekoziibii (Shoal Lake #40 First Nation). Deeply entrenched in the landscape are the growing pains from an aqueduct built in the early 1900’s to feed its water supply. It’s a history that speaks to a dirty truth: The major artery piping clean water... Read more »

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IndiGenie

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

“IndiGenie: a doll who listens to your heart and grants your wishes.”

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Aadizookaan ᐊᑎᓱᑲᐣ

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

Gathered around a fire, a group of cousins break protocol and quickly learn the consequences of speaking aloud certain stories, for the spirits are listening.

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The Healing Dance

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

Rosie is preparing to dance in her first pow wow, but after Nookomis tells her the origin story of jingle dancing, she worries that she’s not as ready as she thought she was. The drums are calling, but will Rosie answer them?

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The Fall

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

A father struggles to maintain life with his two young daughters amidst the unknown return of their drug addicted mother.

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Finding the Balance

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

First Nations on southern Vancouver Island are working to protect their territorial waters, these young divers are leading the way ... Finding the Balance

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She Carries On

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

Among the Cherokee people in North Carolina, the cultural tradition of stickball exemplifies “more than a game”. Cherokee women played the game at the turn of the 21st century for several years and reflect on their time playing and what the game means to the past, present, and future of Cherokee people.

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My Mother My Rock

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

A daughter's final promise to her dying mother comes true but the outcome is surprising and otherwordly.

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Warrior Coach

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

WARRIOR COACH is about a small Native American school in Wewoka, Oklahoma known for producing big basketball talent with a style of play commonly referred to as "Rez Ball". Led by Coach Chris Jones (Choctaw/Kiowa/Apache), the Justice Warriors compete for the 2020 ORES State title once again.

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KaYaMenTa: Sharing Truths about Menopause

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

KaYaMenTa: Sharing Truths about Menopause' invites our sisters and our viewers to face their own fears regarding getting older, and . To humanize these experiences, we provide a personal understanding of menopause through an Indigenous women’s lens – one that engages with core themes, such as sexuality, aging, spirituality, and healing. Special guests include: Actor... Read more »

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Unboxed: The Art of Action Figure Photography

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

Writer/director Mike J. Marin introduces the art medium of action figure photography in this short documentary.

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Don’t Just Talk About It

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm
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Yupkӧyvi – The Place Beyond the Horizon

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

Yupkӧyvi is the Hopi name for Chaco Canyon. “Currently, the greater Chacoan landscape is under threat from aggressive oil and gas development. Existing laws and management policies are good at protecting monumental architecture such as great houses, but it is more difficult to locate, interpret, and manage features such as roads, soundscapes, and night skies.... Read more »

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Chúusch

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

Chúusch is a short campaign video detailing the serious water infrastructure issues going on in the confederated tribes of Warm Springs, OR.

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The Boxers of Brule

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

In the wake of her best friend's suicide, a young Sičháŋǧu Lakota woman creates a girls' boxing team to heal through sport, sisterhood, and tradition. Shaionna leads the squad of sassy pre-teens to face the challenges of the reservation with relentless humor and slushy-stained smiles, fighting her own battle with addiction all the while.

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Walking Together

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

Indigenous youth from Canada travel to Africa and share experiences about global issues whilst exploring connections between their history, each other’s cultures and our collective future. Indigenous youth from Canada travel to Africa and share experiences about global issues whilst exploring connections between their histories, their cultures and our collective future. KWNKWNATUL (Sencoten word) Walking... Read more »

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Sister Wolves

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

Sister Wolves explores the paradoxical relationship between wolves, deer, and Indigenous people as it was passed down since time immemorial. Within this triangle of predators and romantics, a curse of misunderstandings has been born.

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Gendeer

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

Dawn is a doe who grew antlers, and some other deer in the herd do not realize she is a female. Dawn meets Buck, a buck who never grew antlers, who helps her to be confident in herself. The two announce to the herd their antlers or lack thereof do not define who they are.

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Sangre De Cristo – The Trilogy of Terror

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

Sangre De Cristo - The Trilogy Of Terror' is a of a trio of distinctively different and very cool short animated horror stories from our award winning Sangre De Cristo vampire hunter universe. Each story also showcases the artistic design work of a different up-and-coming young female Thai animation artist. 'The Inferno Of Blood' starts... Read more »

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Brown Bodies in a Far Sea

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

After hearing about an incoming hurricane, a young girl makes preparations to defend her home.

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We Don’t Play

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

We Don’t Play by SouthBayCutz is a new wave in the south bay (East Side San Jose, CA) of young, innovative Chicano Hip-Hop, where the hyphy and bay area swagger meets the hood. Catchy hooks and flows are abundant, and where bottom line lyrics matter, to give a new fresh long-awaited sound back into Hip-Hop... Read more »

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Feeding Po’Pay

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

A pueblo man's journey with food and decolonization. Using media as a way to challenge the normative non-indigenous audience.

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Modern Native

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

The spoken word film “Modern Native” by Andrea Grant is about storytelling and the duality within Native Americans of mixed-blood who have been brought up learning both traditional myths and western fairytales equally. It’s about honoring your tribe and where you’re from, and finding empowerment within your origins as you face up to life’s challenges... Read more »

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The Beggar

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 21 @ 11:59 pm

The Beggar is a Short Comedy that follows the tragic death of a man who meets the creator in the afterlife to negotiate the terms of his second life.

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Inage’i (In The Woods)

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 22 @ 11:30 pm

Performed entirely in the Cherokee Language, Inage'i follows four animal friends in their adventures on Turtle Island.

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Ku’He

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 22 @ 11:30 pm

William Bill, a young Native American man whose life is turned upside down all in one day.

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Starfish

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 22 @ 12:00 am

A story about a human trafficking survivor's journey freedom.

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Lloyd “Kiva” New: An American Entrepreneur

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 22 @ 11:30 pm

A documentary short about Lloyd “Kiva” New, an American entrepreneur. The documentary focus is during on the years that established him as the first Indigenous fashion designer with the “Kiva” Brand and him as an indigenous entrepreneur. The film will begins with the subject of Indigenous Fashion as a platform for education and conversation about... Read more »

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REZ DOGS

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 22 @ 11:30 pm

A group of Native American young adults living in a small town on the Navajo Reservation try to escape and find a better life, but its not easy as it seems.

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Wish

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 22 @ 11:30 pm

A lonely, young girl wishes for a playmate. Then one day she gets her wish. But where two's company, three may be a crowd...

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Lead the Way

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 22 @ 11:30 pm

Amid commercialism that dishonors ancient medicine, and Native people abusing our own plant at a higher rate than anyone, thirty-six Native youth set out to learn traditions with tobacco. The documentary was funded by TUPE (Tobacco Use Prevention Education) for American Indian Education Cetnters in California. Student's intimate reflections on culture and identity unfold with... Read more »

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Blackfeet Boxing: Not Invisible

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 22 @ 11:30 pm

Frank Kipp opened the Blackfeet Boxing Club in 2003. Since then, he’s trained more than 500 boxers on the reservation. Its most important fighters are the young women who come in search of more than a heavy bag. BLACKFEET BOXING is a film about fighting—for respect, identity and acknowledgment. There are no scorecards or knockouts.... Read more »

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We Are Strong, We Are Resilient

November 19 @ 12:00 am - November 22 @ 11:30 pm

The Ute Mountain Ute tribe in Towaoc, Colorado executed aggressive steps to protect themselves from the COVID-19 pandemic. This documentary explores their path to successful containment of the virus from spreading on their reservation and shares their sacrifices in doing so. The story highlights experiences that come from tribal members, youth and elders as they share their... Read more »

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8:00 am

Make Your Mother Laugh

November 19 @ 8:00 am - November 22 @ 11:30 pm

A Mixtec nurse makes a video for his loved ones while he is dying from COVID-19.

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2:00 pm

Native American Audition Workshop and Actors Panel

November 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

On November 19th, 2020 2p (PST), the LA Skins Fest hosts a free Actors Panel and Audition Workshop sponsored by the Cherokee Nation Film Office and NBCUniversal. Casting executives from NBC and veteran Native American actor, Amber Midthunder, will provide insight into breaking into the acting industry, maintaining an acting a career and building on... Read more »

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5:00 pm

Native Americans in Animation Panel

November 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

On Thursday November 19th 5p PT,  Native American writers, artists and actors join a panel discussion to share their experience in television animation. Panelists will discuss their backgrounds, their work experience and their creative path to working on current animated series. This event is sponsored by ASIFA-Hollwyood and is free to attend. Registration now for... Read more »

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