The 35th Annual AIFF kicks off at Landmark’s Embarcadero Cinema. Armand Garnet Ruffo interweaves two stories inspired by Ojibway spiritualism in the opening night film, ‘A Windigo Tale.’ The festival also includes animation and shorts programs, as well a toy drive. More at aifisf.com.
Bay Area-made and Mission-inspired, Peter Bratt's La Mission joins Jennifer Kroot's wild and woolly It Came from Kuchar in Bay Area theaters this week.
Inuit peoples—the indigenous cultures rooted in Arctic regions from Alaska to Greenland—have an honored place in film history, dating to Flaherty's Nanook of the North.
The 2009 SFIFF has been a launching pad for the numerous Bay Area filmmaker
Peter Bratt's La Mission focuses on conflict within a family and a neighborhood, exploring what happens when a single father named Che learns a secret about his son that tests his love for his family and his community's love for him.
A film from 1961, The Exiles is a long-in-making unvarnished look at 12 hours in the lives of a group of American Indians who have come to Los Angeles.
This festival is home to an array of talent that promotes Indians in roles other than that of Indians, in movies other than westerns.