Mother Earth in Crisis, Friday, April 1, 12:00PM–6:00PM
A day of screenings presented by filmmakers from throughout the hemisphere and a panel discussion on indigenous rivers. Presented in association with the American Indian Law Alliance, Amazon Watch, Rainforest Foundation US, and International Rivers.
Closing Night Celebration,
Sunday, April 3, 10:00PM
Join us for the 2011 Native American Film + Video Festival’s Closing Night celebration presented by independent filmmaker Jim Jarmusch. The concert will feature New York City bands Family Dynamics and Martha Redbone, Canadian singer Elisapie Isaac, Oklahoma’s The Nekid Bandit, and special guest musicians, Drew Nix and Gary Farmer.
Free admission. Southpaw, 125 Fifth Ave., Brooklyn, NY; 718-230-0236.
Thanks to Closing Night sponsors the Oneida Indian Nation/Four Directions Productions, Québec Government Office in New York, and Dutch Boy Burger.
Grab: The Exhibition
In association with the 2011 release of the film Grab by Billy Luther (Navajo/Hopi/Laguna Pueblo) images from the project are on display January 29–July 2011, at the NMAI’s George Gustav Heye Center. Photographers are Idris Rheubottom, Tony Craig, and Cybelle Codish.