Sarasota Film Festival Presents Inaugural Native American Film Festival

Sarasota Film Festival Presents Inaugural Native American Film Festival

On January 24 through January 25th, 2020, the 1st Annual Sarasota Native American Film Festival will take place on the campus of New College of Florida at the Mildred Sainer Pavillion, 5313 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, Florida.

This festival will showcase films that speak to the Native American/Indigenous Peoples experience in America. The films include Buffalo Hunt, Moses on the Mesa, Music on the Road and Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World. Each film will include an opportunity to interact with the filmmakers, experts and the subjects involved in the film. Highlighting the festival will be an opportunity to hear from Julian Bear Runner, Oglala Sioux Tribe President. The festival will also feature Native American music and dance. This festival, free to attend, is presented by The Boxser Diversity Initiative and the Sarasota Film Festival and supported by New College of Florida, AMIFlorida, and Path of Beauty Legacy Inc.

 

 

FILMS INCLUDE

The Buffalo Hunt: Friday, January 24th at 6:30PM

Moses on the Mesa: Saturday, January 25th at 5:00PM

Music on the Road: Saturday, January 25th 5:00PM

Rumble: The Indians who Rocked the World: Saturday, January 25th 7:00PM

WHEN: January 24, 2020 – January 25, 2020

WHERE: New College of Florida at the Mildred Sainer Pavillion, 5313 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, Florida.

MORE DETAILS & TICKETS:

For more information about the festival and the films and events and to reserve free tickets, please go to sarasotanativeff.com . Please direct press inquiries to Petra Ratner at the Sarasota Film Festival at 941-920-3455 or Dan Boxser at the Boxser Diversity Initiative at 941-321-7852.

 

ABOUT THE SARASOTA FILM FESTIVAL

Held annually in Sarasota, FL, The Sarasota Film Festival emphasizes the best in cinema alongside exciting programs and events, with more than 200 films screened each year including features, documentaries, shorts, and kid-friendly picks. Entering our 22nd year, we’re proud to bring the best new and established independent filmmakers to our Festival with local and kid-friendly programs that showcase our idyllic Gulf Coast community. The festival is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization and also offers a year-round educational program, which reaches thousands of local students through classic film showcases, film contests, summer camps and instructional workshops.

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