Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Alaska Native Movement Film Festival

Contact: Cathy Rexford 1.907.561.2975
Films selection for 2007 Native Revolution Film Festival

ANCHORAGE -- Native Movement announces the official film selection for the 2nd Annual Native Revolution Film Festival. The film festival is celebrating its second year of showcasing independent Indigenous films, nurturing aspiring independent filmmakers, and utilizing cinema as an educational art form celebrating diversity, creativity and independence.

The Native Revolution Film Festival will be held on October 26 & 27, 2007 in Fairbanks, Alaska at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Wood Center Carol Brown Ballroom. Film selections will be screened from 6:00 PM-11:00 PM.

Films have been accepted from around the globe in four categories: Dramatic Feature; Documentary Feature; Dramatic Short; and Documentary Short. Selected films will feature one or all of the following: Indigenous issues, stories, actors, writers, directors or film crew.

Official 2007 Native Revolution Film Festival Selection:
Dramatic Features:
Journals of Knud Rassmussen (Canada, Inuit)
Milepost 398 (USA, Navajo)

Documentary Feature:
Arctic Son (Canada, Gwich’in)

Dramatic Shorts:
Conversion (USA, Navajo)
Seeking Biimaadwiziin, (Canada, Ojibway)

Documentary Shorts:
Butt Why? (New Zealand, Maori)
Tame Iti: The Man Behind the Moko (New Zealand, Maori)
History of the Inupiat: 1961: The Duck-In (USA, Inupiaq)
Anchorage Creeks (USA, Alaska Native)
First Contact (New Zealand, Maori)
Indigenous Solidarity Promo (New Zealand, Maori)
GE March (New Zealand, Maori)
The Tide is Turning (New Zealand, Maori)

The festival is hosted by Native Movement and Alaska Community Action on Toxics, both Alaska non-profit organizations are dedicated to healthy Indigenous communities and sustainable living.

About Native Movement- Founded in 2003 in Alaska, this non –profit organization is dedicated to motivating the world’s peoples toward balanced relations with each other and Mother Earth.
About Alaska Community Action on Toxics- Founded in 1997 in Alaska, to assure justice by advocating for environmental and community health. ACAT believes everyone has the right to clean air, clean water, and toxic-free food.
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