One of the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation’s Community Inspiration Project pilots, “Repellent Fence”, is scheduled to air on prime-time national television Tuesday, April 24, at 8:00 pm Eastern (check local stations here). It will be broadcast as part of the new season of the award winning “America Reframed”.
Filmmaker Shaandiin Tome (Diné) recently completed her year as a Sundance Institute | Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Fellow, a unique opportunity for emerging filmmakers to learn from industry professionals.
We believe that the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation has a responsibility to support those artists and culture bearers whose voices and actions are championing justice. Our Community Inspiration Projects do just that by providing artists and communities opportunities to address issues of social concern through artmaking. Here are some of the great things that are happening with some of our Community Inspiration Projects:
The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation is proud to announce the world premiere of Sam Wainwright Douglas’ documentary film “Through the Repellent Fence: A Land Art Film” in New York City February 18 and 19, 2017, at the esteemed Museum…
Each year, United States Artists (USA) awards $50,000 fellowships to the country’s most accomplished and innovative artists working in the fields of Architecture & Design, Crafts, Dance, Literature, Media, Music, Theater & Performance, Traditional Arts and Visual Arts. USA Fellows…
The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) was honored to partner with Wisdom of the Elders’ (WOTE) and support its community collaboration project, the Native Youth Film Academy and Climate Change Film Festival. This project is NACF’s fifth Community Inspiration Program, which are artist-driven projects that address pressing social, cultural and environmental issues to bring about community conversations connecting Native and non-Native people.
This rigorous training program empowers young Native filmmakers while addressing the pressing social issue of climate change; their films documenting elders’ views and responses within tribal communities.
This remarkable program created a fellowship to provide direct support to emerging American Indian, Native Hawaiian, and Alaska Native filmmakers.
Andrew Okpeaha MacLean is a film director and screenwriter creating works in international filmmaking arenas. His films are set in his homeland, shot on location in Barrow, Alaska, starring Iñupiat people. They are among the first feature films produced in the Iñupiaq language.