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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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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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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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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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5:00 pm

9th Annual Native American Media Awards Recap

November 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The LA SKINS FEST hosted the 9th Annual ANNUAL NATIVE AMERICAN MEDIA AWARDS CEREMONY Sunday, November 22nd, 2020. This year's annual awards gala was virtual and sponsored by Comcast NBCUniversal and AT&T iHumanity Connection. The awards ceremony honored the filmmakers, leaders and youth who show great talent and made a genuine difference in Indian Country.... Read more »

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