Welcome to Native Spirit Digital Festival 2020

Immerse yourselves in global Indigenous Cinema — Festival Pass £15 unlimited (subject to film availability)  Watch 100+ films from 60+ First Nations across 20+ countries — join discussion panels — starts 12th October, Indigenous Peoples Day, Americas

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Week 1 — 12 Oct-18 Oct

12 – 18 October — UK DIGITAL PREMIERE — 99min — view worldwide
Ainu – The Indigenous People of Japan  
Naomi Mizoguchi, Japan
Single Ticket £4.99 (proceeds to filmmaker)
— followed by LIVE PANEL hosted by Japan House London — watch recording here 

13 – 18 October — 120min — UK only
Sigo Siendo – Kachkaniraqmi (I Am Still Here)
Javier Corcuera (Peru)

14 – 21 October — 18min — view worldwide
Katary (Stand Up) — 10min
Awki Esteban Lema (Kichwa)
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The Sheriff (Alguacer) — 26min — no view South America
Samuel Moreno feat. Kamëntsá community

15 – 17 October  tba PANEL Blue Moon 31 Oct 7pm GMT — 90min — view worldwide

Earthquake of Time (El terremoto del tiempo)
Gian Marcos Godoy, Chile

16 – 19 October — both films view UK, Ireland, Belgium, Spain, The Netherlands, Germany only
Tiempo de Lluvia (In Times of Rain) — 90min 
Itandehui Jansen (Mixtec – Ñuu Sau)
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Kii Nche Ndutsa (Time and the Seashell) — 13min
Itandehui Jansen (Mixtec – Ñuu Sau)

17-21 October
Parallel Minds — 86min — view UK & Europe only +unavailable Spain, Germany, France
Benjamin Ross Hayden (Métis)

17-18 October  24hr FILMS & LIVE PANEL 18 Oct 6pm GMT view worldwide
— WATCH
 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) 
— THEN JOIN PANEL Sun18 Oct 6pm GMT / 1pm CST
— Click here for LIVESTREAM LINK  Facebook NativeSpiritUK 


18-25 Oct — 11min — view UK only
MY MOTHER MY ROCK
Kelly Roulette #Ojibwe>?<g

18-25 Oct — 19min — view worldwide
KaYaMenTa: SHARING TRUTHS ABOUT MENOPAUSE
Jules Koostachin #Cree

Week 2 — 19 Oct-25 Oct

19 Oct — Spotlight 16+ films 5min + under
#microINDIGENOUS programme 

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

19 -25 Oct — 82min — view worldwide
NIN E TEPUEIAN (MY CRY) 
Santiago Bertolino feat. Natasha Kanapé Fontaine #Innu

20 Oct — Spotlight films by & about youth, +Arctic animations for children
FUTURE GENERATIONS programme

21 Oct — Spotlight films
INDIGENOUS ARCTIC programme

22-29 Oct — 60min — view worldwide
ATTLA
Catherine Axley feat. George Attla aka ‘Huslia Husler’ #Athabascan Alaska

22-29 Oct — 13min — view worldwide
HEDTOFT 
Inuk Jørgensen #Greenlandic

22-25 Oct — 70min — UK only
HAPPINESS SCARES ME NO MORE  — 70min — UK only
Nivi Pederson #Greenlandic

22-25 Oct — 20min — view worldwide
BRINGING HOME THE BLUBBER 
Molly Adams feat. Ujuunnguaq Heinrich #Greenlandic

23-30 Oct — 86min — UK only
MY DEAR MOTHER
Paul Anders Simma #Sámi

23-26 Oct — 15min — UK & Ireland only
THE TONGUES 
Marja Bål Nango & Ingir Bål Nango #Sámi

23-26 Oct — 20min
SIXTIES SCOOP: MORE THAN SORRY
Aretha Greatrix #Cree & Jodi Calahoo-Stonehouse #Cree #Mohawk

23-26 Oct — 7min
STATISTICS 
Tristin Greyeyes #Nehiyaw #PlainsCree

23-26 Oct — 16min — view Worldwide
WHITEFACE 
Everett Sokol (Nehiyaw)

Available for duration of festival — view worldwide

12 Oct-15 Nov — 16+ films 5min + under
#microIndigenous programme 

13 October – 15 November — 11min
Water Dreams  Domingo Pablo Ortiz