Welcome to Native Spirit Digital Festival 2020

Immerse yourselves in global Indigenous Cinema — Festival Pass £15 unlimited +single tickets £3+ (subject to film availability)  Watch 120+ films from 60+ First Nations across 20+ countries — join discussion panels — starts 12th October, Indigenous Peoples Day, Americas

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Last chance to watch…

FILMS PROGRAMMED ALONGSIDE BRITISH MUSEUM ARCTIC CULTURE & CLIMATE PROGRAMME. See BM curator’s choice.

ends 28 Oct — 7min — view Worldwide
STATISTICS    Tristin Greyeyes #Nehiyaw #PlainsCree

ends 28 Oct — 16min — view Worldwide
THIS INK RUNS DEEP  Asia Youngman #CreeCarrier #Iroquois #Métis

ends 29 Oct — 60min — view worldwide
ATTLA  Catherine Axley feat. George Attla aka ‘Huslia Husler’ #Athabascan #Alaska

ends 29 Oct — 13min — view worldwide
HEDTOFT   Inuk Jørgensen #Greenlandic

ends 29 Oct — 20min — view worldwide
BRINGING HOME THE BLUBBER   Molly Adams feat. Ujuunnguaq Heinrich #Greenlandic

ends 30 Oct — 86min — UK only
MY DEAR MOTHER  Paul Anders Simma #Sámi

ends 30 Oct — 8min  — view worldwide
LIFE IS A TWO-WAY DREAM (EALLIN LEA GUOVTTESUORAT NIEHKU)  Gjert Rognli #Sámi

Week 3 — 26 Oct-1 Nov

ends 30 Oct — 18min — view worldwide
HINEKURA  Becs Arahanga (Te Reo Māori)

ends 1 Nov — 8min — view worldwide
HE HEKENGA TŪHURA   Allan George feat. Sir Hekenukumai Pūhipi (Sir Hector Busby) (Te Reo Māori)

ends 1 Nov  — 15min — view worldwide
THE OLD MAN NEXT DOOR  Aidan Otene Dickens #Māori #Pākehā

ends 1 Nov —  7min — view worldwide
BROWN BODIES IN A FAR SEA  Joshua Co (Hawaiian)

ends 1 Nov — 15min — view UK/Europe 
THE GOOD DEED   Eugene E NRG feat. Robbie Thorpe (Gunai / Mara)

ends 1 Nov — 27min – view worldwide
OUR LAW   Cornel Ozies (Yarnangu)

28 Oct – 4 Nov — 85min +panel 1 Nov — view UK only
IN MY BLOOD IT RUNS  Maya Newell feat. collaborating directors Dujuan and Megan Hoosan, James and Jimmy Mawson, Margaret Anderson and Carol Turner #Arrernte

29 Oct-1 Nov  — 53min — view worldwide
NOT JUST NUMBERS   Shirleen Campbell (Warlpiri Anmatyerre Arrernte Luritja)

30-31 Oct — 30min +accompanied by Q&A 30 Oct  
TROUBLE IN THE CAMP  WORLD DIGITAL PREMIERE
Jenny Fraser (Yugambeh)

30 Oct-1 Nov — 14min — view worldwide
RAMO MOKUY 2: THE FRAKKERS 
Greg Stehle & Jason Durrurnga (Yolngu Matha)

30 Oct-15 Nov — 59min — view worldwide 
THIS IS OUR COUNTRY TOO 
Ishmahil Blagrove Jr feat. Pat Turner, Pat Dodson, David Gulpilil, Jenny Macklin

30 Oct-1 Nov — 89min — view worldwide
NOLAN: HERE NOR THERE 
Wilfred Dieter (Cree, Dakota)

31 October — 90min PANEL Blue Moon 31 Oct 7pm GMT — view worldwide
EARTHQUAKE OF TIME (EL TERREMOTO DEL TIEMPO)  Gian Marcos Godoy, Chile

November — Native American Heritage Month


The Spider — 7min  Roger Boyer (Indigenous Canadian)
Hey Cuzzin — 8min  Joy Haskell (Dene)
Douk — 17min  Michelle Hernandez (Wiyot & Mayan)
Blackwater — 13min  Boise Esquerra (Hopi)
Rez Dogs — 90min  Steven Tallas (Navajo) 
RECORDED PANEL LINK     

Available for duration of festival until 15 November — view worldwide 

UK DIGITAL PREMIERE (extended view by popular demand)
Ainu – The Indigenous People of Japan   99min  Naomi Mizoguchi, Japan
LIVE PANEL hosted by Japan House London — watch here 

Decolonising Cultural Spaces: the Living Cultures Project  48min
Lemaron Ole Parit, Samwel Nangiria Amos Karino Leuka, Yannick Ndoinyo, Juliana Naini Mashati, Evelyn Paraboy Kanei, and James Meipuki Ole Pumbun #Maasai
PRIDE LAND  5min  Oltoilo Le Maa Participatory Video Collective (Maasai)
#microIndigenous programme 16+ films 5min + under

The Creation of The World — 10min  Antonio Coello
Water Dreams  11min  Domingo Pablo Ortiz
SIXTIES SCOOP: MORE THAN SORRY  Aretha Greatrix #Cree & Jodi Calahoo-Stonehouse #Cree #Mohawk