More than 60 Native film, video, radio and electronic media producers
were present to introduce outstanding new productions from the
Americas and Hawai'i at the 1997 festival.
Paul Apodaca, Juanita
Espinosa, Alberto Muenala,
and Shelley Niro.
This is an alphabetical list of films shown at the Festival.
If a film has a description availble in HTML format, it will
be linked from the list below. For descriptions for all other
titles, please enter here
to go to the By Title (PDF) and search for the title.
The Festival and Native Networks Symposium have been made possible
by support from The Ford Foundation; the John D. and Catherine
T. MacArthur Foundation; the Mexican Cultural Institute and
the Mexican Government Tourism Office; the Canadian Consulate
General and the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International
Trade; NAPT Native American Public Telecommunications; and Thirteen/WNET.
The Festival organizers wish to thank the following for their
assistance: Frank Blythe, Native American Public Telecommunications;
Rosemary Richmond, Joanna Osburn Bigfeather, and Jim Cyrus,
American Indian Community House; Kenneth Mueller and Chris Catanese,
Museum of Television & Radio; Kathy Brew, Thundergulch; Patricia
Boero, Sundance Institute; Juan Garcia de Oteyza and Bernice
Gonzalez de Leon, Mexican Cultural Institute; Lilie Zendel,
Canadian Consulate General; Ward Chamberlain and Anne Gorfinkel,
Thirteen! WNET; Lisa Heller and Doug Chang, P.O.V.; Samori Marksman
and Valerie van Islen, WBAI-FM; Marrie Mumford, Banff Center
for the Arts; Lillian J imenez, independent media con-sultant;
Scott Rosenfeldt, Shadowcatcher Productions; Randy Ross, independent
media consultant; Faye Ginsburg, Program in Culture and Media,
New York University; Catherine Benamou, Duke University; Guillermo
Monteforte, CVI Centro de Video Indfgena, Oaxaca; Claudia Hernandez,
The New Museum; Karen Ranucci, IMRE; Geoffrey Gilmore, Sundance
Film Festival; Pam Roberts, Rattlesnake Productions; R.H. Red
Owl, Long Island University; Christine Halvorsen, Amanaka'a;
Melissa Tardiff, Indigo Information Designers; the NMAI depart-ments
whose assistance has been essential to this event; Carole Lazio,
FVC Archival Consultant; John Humphrey, Volunteer Extraordinaire;
and the many others who have made this event possible.
Calendar - PDF
The 1997 Festival calendar is available to download as a Portable
Document File (PDF).
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Calendar PDF (374 KB)
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