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The 41st Annual American Indian Film Festival will be presented Nov. 4 - 12 in San Francisco, and will conclude Saturday, Nov. 12 with its annual American Indian Motion Picture Awards Show (AIMPAS) and will be broadcasted in selected cities.

MAJOR CATEGORIES FOR COMPETITION: Documentary Feature • Documentary Short • Feature Film • Live Short Subject • Music Video • Animated Short •Public Service • Industrial

The Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center proudly announces the 35th Bi-Annual New Jersey Film Festival Fall 2016.  The Festival will be held on select evenings between September 18 and October 16, 2016 and will showcase the best in independent film by featuring premiere screenings and special guest appearances by film directors, screenwriters, cast and crew. For more information go to www.njfilmfest.com, call (848) 932-8482 or e-mail us at NJMAC@aol.com or NJMAC12@gmail.com!

Austin Film Festival’s Film Competition is open for submissions and will be accepting Documentary Features and Documentary Shorts until July 6. Submit before our May 20 deadline to take advantage of the lower entry fee!

Our Documentary Short category is Academy Award® qualifying, meaning the Jury Award winner will be eligible for an Oscar®! 

The Pare Lorentz Documentary Fund will provide annual production grants totaling $195,000 to be used in the creation of original, independent documentary films that illuminate pressing issues in the United States. Grants will be made to up to 12 projects that tell a compelling story and focus on one of Pare Lorentz's central concerns - the appropriate use of the natural environment, justice for all or the illumination of pressing social problems. Please read over the eligibility requirements and application guidelines thoroughly before applying.

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August 11, 2015

This documentary explores the mythic and historic roots of contemporary gambling in the Northwest Native Society through a look at the traditional hand game (also called "s

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August 10, 2015
Good Meat follows an Oglala Lakota man's struggles and triumphs as he attempts to reclaim his health.
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