THURSDAY SESSION

Location: Pechanga Resort & Casino - Pechanga Theater

November 01, 2018

$10.00

7:00 PM:          Opening Night Feature

Southern California Premiere of Warrior Women

Warrior Women is the story of Madonna Thunder Hawk (Oohenumpa Lakota), one such AIM leader who cultivated a rag-tag gang of activist children – including her daughter Marcella/Marcy Gilbert (Lakota/Dakota/Nakota) – into the “We Will Remember” Survival Group as a Native alternative to government-run boarding schools.

Q&A with Christina King, Elizabeth Castle, Madonna Thunder Hawk and Marcella Gilbert

  WARRIOR WOMEN INFO  

Preceded by Devon's Forrest, Nuuca, Statistics, Wassaja: She Represents

  SHORT FILMS INFO  

FRIDAY AFTERNOON

Location: Pechanga Resort & Casino - Pechanga Theater

November 02, 2018

FREE

2:00 PM:          NBC ENTERTAINMENT, Talent Infusion Programs

This is a comprehensive introduction to NBC’s pipeline initiatives, polishing and scouting programs to identify new emerging talent including WRITERS, DIRECTORS & ACTORS. If you are interested in learning about the milestone steps it takes to break into a creative job in entertainment, join this conversation and come with questions specific to you as a WRITER, DIRECTOR or ACTOR. Some information is listed on www.NBCuniTIPs.com

 

Presented by: JANDIZ ESTRADA CARDOSO, Senior Director of Talent Development & Inclusion for NBCUniversal. Currently leading all programs for in-front of the camera talent, Jandiz is a former award-winning Casting Director and Audition Coach. 

FRIDAY SESSION

Location: Pechanga Resort & Casino - Pechanga Theater

November 02, 2018

$10.00

5:00 PM:          Friday Night Funnies: A Tribute to Charlie Hill

California Premiere of Kayak to Klemtu

14-year-old Ella is determined to travel the length of the Inside Passage by kayak in order to protect her home. She plans to protest a proposed pipeline that would have oil tanker traffic spoil her beloved homeland’s waters. 

  KAYAK TO KLEMTU INFO  

 

Preceded by Mni Wiconi: Water is Life, Shadow Dancer, The Blanket

  SHORT FILMS INFO  

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7:00 PM:          Friday Night Feature: 

United States Premiere of Through Black Spruce

Through Black Spruce is the story of a young Cree woman whose disappearance triggers events in two worlds: in Moosonee, the remote Northern Ontario community she fled years ago, and Toronto, where she modelled before vanishing. Her twin sister, at home hunting moose in the North but a fish out of water in the city, reluctantly heads south to retrace her sister’s steps.

  THROUGH BLACK SPRUCE INFO  

Preceded by One World

  SHORT FILM INFO  

            

Location: Pechanga Resort & Casino - Pechanga Theater

November 03, 2018

FREE

12:00 PM:      Youth Shorts Program: 

100 Deep, Case Number ####, Cornhusk, Exhaust, Kumeyaay Culture, Legacy, Mni Wiconi: Water is Life, Native, One World, Southern California Culture, Turning Tables

Digital Media Workshop with Artist/Filmmaker Steven Paul Judd

Music Workshop with Classic Roots, Drezus, Emcee One & PJ Vegas

  YOUTH SHORT FILMS INFO  

                     

CLOSING NIGHT FEATURE

Location: Pechanga Resort & Casino - Pechanga Theater

November 03, 2018

$10.00

7:00 PM:          Closing Night Feature: 

Exclusive Screening of Indian Horse

An adaptation of Ojibway writer Richard Wagamese’s award-winning novel, this moving and important drama sheds light on the dark history of Canada’s boarding schools or Indigenous Residential Schools and the indomitable spirit of aboriginal people. 

  INDIAN HORSE INFO  

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